Carbonite Black Solo


Highly powerful and efficiently designed, Carbonite Black Solo delivers unprecedented performance in a remarkably cost-effective package.

Solo sets the bar as the new world standard for small production switchers and delivers Pure Production Power!

Control Panels

Key Features Carbonite Black Solo, Solo13 & Carbonite Black CB9 Panel
Physical Features  
Direct Access Crosspoint Buttons 9
Number of ME Rows 1
Global Menu System /
Memory Control with Mnemonic LCD Buttons
True Next Transition Architecture
Individual Keyer Transition Controls
Custom Control Macros 72 (Control Panel) 256 (DashBoard)

Features & Interfaces

Features Carbonite Black Solo, Solo13 & Carbonite Black CB9 Panel
Number of Keys per ME 5
(4 + 1 Transition Key)
Number of Keys per MiniME 2 per MiniME
Total Keyers 9
UltraChrome Keyer 1
Number of Media-Stores™ (Capacity 8GB) 4
Supported Media File Types Stills: .BMP. Stills & Animations: .JPG .JPEG (no Alpha), TGA & PNG (with Alpha) & 48k WAV audio files
Browser-based Graphics Management
Pattern Generators 2
Effects Memory with MemoryAI™ 300 (100 for ME and each MiniME)
Custom Control Marcos 36 (Control Panel) 256 (Dashboard)
Internal Frame Synchronizers & Format Converters 6 freely-assignable Frame Syncs & Format Converters. If the switcher is operating in 1080p 59.94, you can only use a maximum of 7 frame synchronizers to sync 1080p 59.94 video inputs. This can be up to 3 FSFCs and 4 MSFSs or 6 FSFCs and 1 MSFS. Format conversion is not restricted.
Animated MediaWipes™
Direct Media Store Render Via Ethernet
(Requires external TC – Serial converter)
DashBoard Softpanel
DashBoard LiveAssist
ViewControl – Visual Production Control
Robotic Camera Control
Video Server Control (AMP)
Audio Mixer Control (Yamaha)

Frames (All-in-One and 1RU Frame)

Key Features Carbonite Black Solo Carbonite Black Solo13
Multi-Definition Inputs 9 (6 x SDI, 3 x HDMI) 13 (12 x SDI, 1 x HDMI)
Multi-Definition Outputs 6 (5 x SDI, 1 x HDMI) 6 (5 x SDI, 1 x HDMI)
Number of MEs 1
Number of MiniMEs 2
Number of Multiviewers™ with Tally and Source Names 1 (Up to 10 windows)
Internal Format Converters / Frame Synchronizer 6
Number of Floating DVE’s 2
Number of GPI/O 24
Number of Tallies 24
AES Digital Audio Output 1
Removable Storage Media USB
Time Code Input Via External Gear Lite Converter (LTC)
Ethernet Ports 1
Reference Input Black or Tri-Level
Editor Port 1 (RS-422)
Signal Processing Standards  
Standard Definition 480i/59.94, 576i/50
High Definition 720P & 1080i 50/59.94
1080PsF, 23.98/25
1080P 29.97
3G 1080P 1080P 50/59.94

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