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Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander

Unlock the possibilities with the Novastar VE7 video input expander, your gateway to an expansive world of input sources. With its versatile video input connectors, including DVI, HDMI, 3G-SDI, and DP, the VE7 effortlessly expands your creative horizons.
Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander

Overview

The Novastar VE7 video input expander is an essential device designed to enhance the input signal receiving capabilities of video processing systems. With its diverse range of industry-standard video input connectors, the VE7 offers powerful support for multiple input sources, including DVI, HDMI, 3G-SDI, and DP. It can accommodate up to 7 video inputs at 1920×1080@60Hz or 1 video input at 1920×1080@60Hz, and 3 video inputs at 4K×1K@60Hz, making it a versatile solution for expanding input options in various applications. With advanced features such as input EDID management and input color adjustment, the VE7 ensures optimal signal compatibility and customization. It seamlessly integrates with the Novastar N9 seamless switcher, further enhancing the overall video processing capabilities for a range of professional settings.

Features

Industry-Standard Video Input Connectors

The Novastar VE7 is equipped with a comprehensive selection of industry-standard video input connectors, enabling seamless integration with various video source devices. It supports DVI connectors for inputs at 1920×1080@60Hz, HDMI 1.3 for VESA standard video sources, 3G-SDI for high-definition video inputs at 1920×1080@60Hz, DP 1.1 for 4K×2K@30Hz inputs, and HDMI 1.4 for 4K×2K@30Hz inputs. This wide range of supported connectors ensures compatibility with different video formats and resolutions, making it suitable for diverse video production and presentation needs.

Optical Fiber Outputs

The VE7 video input expander offers 4 optical fiber output connectors, allowing for seamless transmission of received video inputs to the N9 seamless switcher. With these optical fiber outputs, users can achieve high-quality, low-latency video signal transmission over longer distances, ensuring reliable and stable performance in professional video production environments. The optical fiber outputs provide a convenient and efficient solution for integrating the VE7 with the N9 seamless switcher, ensuring smooth and uninterrupted video playback.

DVI MVR Output

The VE7 features a DVI MVR (Monitor, Video, and Repeater) output, which provides additional flexibility and convenience for monitoring and managing input sources. Users can monitor all input sources through the DVI MVR output, enabling real-time monitoring of video content and resolution. Additionally, the DVI MVR output displays the input resolution and frame rate, providing crucial information for accurate video signal analysis and adjustment. Furthermore, it offers the capability to loop output a single input source, allowing for efficient distribution and routing of video signals to multiple display devices.

EDID Management and Input Color Adjustment

To ensure seamless compatibility with different video sources, the VE7 provides comprehensive EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) management for DVI, HDMI, and DP connectors. This feature allows users to manage and customize input resolutions, ensuring optimal video signal synchronization and display. Additionally, the VE7 offers input color adjustment capabilities, enabling precise color calibration and adjustment to meet specific video production requirements. This ensures accurate color reproduction and consistency across all connected input sources, resulting in vibrant and visually appealing video presentations.

Device Update via V-Can or NovaLCT

The VE7 supports convenient device updates through the V-Can smart control software or NovaLCT software, providing users with the latest firmware and feature enhancements. This allows for seamless integration with other Novastar products and ensures that the VE7 is always up to date with the latest performance optimizations and software improvements. With easy device updates, users can maintain the VE7’s reliability and compatibility with evolving industry standards and emerging technologies, ensuring long-term value and performance.

Appearance

Front Panel

Front Panel of Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander
RUN

Device connection status

  • Flashes fast (flashes every second): The connection between the VE7 and N9 is normal.

Flashes slowly (flashes every 5 seconds): The connection between the VE7 and N9 is abnormal.

PWR

Device power status

  • On: The device is powered
  • Off: The device is not powered on.

Rear Panel

Standard Version I

Rear Panel of Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander

Standard Version II

Rear Panel of Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander 2

The VE7 has two versions that differ in input connectors 2, 3, 4, and 5.

Input
1.
3G-SDI
Supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, downward compatibility, and 3G-SDI loop output.
2.
DVI

This connector is blank or a DVI connector by default.

  • In single link mode, it supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, other VESA standard resolutions, and custom resolutions.
  • In dual link mode, it supports 3840×1080@60Hz input resolution, downward compatibility as well as custom resolutions. The input connector 3 is unavailable.
3.
DVI

This connector is a DP 1.1 or DVI connector by default.

  • DP 1 connector supports 3840×1080@60Hz input resolution, downward compatibility, and custom resolutions.
  • DVI connector supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, other VESA standard resolutions, downward compatibility, and custom resolutions.
4.
HDMI 1.3

This connector is blank or an HDMI 1.3 connector by default.

Supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, other VESA standard resolutions, downward compatibility, and custom resolutions.

5.
HDMI 1.3

This connector is a DP 1.1 or HDMI 1.3 connector by default.

  • DP 1 connector supports 3840×1080@60Hz input resolution, downward compatibility, and custom resolutions.
  • HDMI 1.3 supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, other VESA standard resolutions, downward compatibility, and custom resolutions.
6.
DVI-DL
  • In single link mode, it supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, other VESA standard resolutions, and custom resolutions.
  • In dual link mode, it supports 3840×1080@60Hz input resolution, downward compatibility as well as custom resolutions. The input connector 7 is unavailable.
7.
DVI
  • Supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, other VESA standard resolutions, downward compatibility, and custom resolutions.
  • When the input connector 6 is set to dual link mode. The input connector 7 is unavailable.
Output
MVR/AUX

1

  • MVR: Monitoring all input sources
  • AUX: Loop output of one input source via N9 configuration
OUTPUT

4

10G optical fiber connectors

The VE7 can be connected to the N9 via 4 optical fiber connectors which enable the signal transmission between the VE7 and N9.

Control
ETHERNET1
For device updates via NovaLCT
USB1
For device updates via NovaLCT

Applications

Applications of Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander

Dimensions

Size: 482.6mm×382.0mm×51mm

Dimensions Chart of Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander

Specification / Datasheet

User Manual

Firmware

Frequently Asked Questions

The VE7 is a versatile input signal receiving device that expands the input sources for the N9 seamless switcher, allowing for enhanced video processing capabilities and flexibility in various applications.

The VE7 supports industry-standard video input connectors, including DVI, HDMI 1.3, 3G-SDI, DP 1.1, and HDMI 1.4, providing compatibility with a wide range of video sources.

Yes, the VE7 supports DVI MVR output, enabling users to monitor all input sources, display their resolutions and frame rates, and even loop output a single input source.

The VE7 can handle up to 7 video inputs at a maximum resolution of 1920×1080@60Hz, or a combination of 1 video input at 1920×1080@60Hz and 3 video inputs at 4Kx1K@60Hz, expanding the input options for seamless switching.

The VE7 features 4 optical fiber outputs, allowing the received video inputs to be seamlessly transmitted to the N9 seamless switcher via optical fiber connections, ensuring reliable signal transmission.

Yes, the VE7 offers EDID management for DVI, HDMI, and DP connectors, allowing users to manage input resolutions and ensure optimal signal compatibility and performance.

The Novastar VE7 video input expander supports the V-Can software, offering intuitive control and management of input sources. Additionally, it is compatible with NovaLCT, providing advanced configuration and monitoring capabilities for enhanced operational efficiency and seamless integration within the Novastar ecosystem.

The VE7 can be conveniently updated using the V-Can or NovaLCT software, ensuring that users can easily access the latest firmware enhancements and features for optimal performance.

The Novastar VE7 video input expander is competitively priced within the range of $2100 to $3200, providing customers with a cost-effective solution to expand their video input sources.

Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander

Unlock the possibilities with the Novastar VE7 video input expander, your gateway to an expansive world of input sources. With its versatile video input connectors, including DVI, HDMI, 3G-SDI, and DP, the VE7 effortlessly expands your creative horizons.
Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander

Overview

The Novastar VE7 video input expander is an essential device designed to enhance the input signal receiving capabilities of video processing systems. With its diverse range of industry-standard video input connectors, the VE7 offers powerful support for multiple input sources, including DVI, HDMI, 3G-SDI, and DP. It can accommodate up to 7 video inputs at 1920×1080@60Hz or 1 video input at 1920×1080@60Hz, and 3 video inputs at 4K×1K@60Hz, making it a versatile solution for expanding input options in various applications. With advanced features such as input EDID management and input color adjustment, the VE7 ensures optimal signal compatibility and customization. It seamlessly integrates with the Novastar N9 seamless switcher, further enhancing the overall video processing capabilities for a range of professional settings.

Features

Industry-Standard Video Input Connectors

The Novastar VE7 is equipped with a comprehensive selection of industry-standard video input connectors, enabling seamless integration with various video source devices. It supports DVI connectors for inputs at 1920×1080@60Hz, HDMI 1.3 for VESA standard video sources, 3G-SDI for high-definition video inputs at 1920×1080@60Hz, DP 1.1 for 4K×2K@30Hz inputs, and HDMI 1.4 for 4K×2K@30Hz inputs. This wide range of supported connectors ensures compatibility with different video formats and resolutions, making it suitable for diverse video production and presentation needs.

Optical Fiber Outputs

The VE7 video input expander offers 4 optical fiber output connectors, allowing for seamless transmission of received video inputs to the N9 seamless switcher. With these optical fiber outputs, users can achieve high-quality, low-latency video signal transmission over longer distances, ensuring reliable and stable performance in professional video production environments. The optical fiber outputs provide a convenient and efficient solution for integrating the VE7 with the N9 seamless switcher, ensuring smooth and uninterrupted video playback.

DVI MVR Output

The VE7 features a DVI MVR (Monitor, Video, and Repeater) output, which provides additional flexibility and convenience for monitoring and managing input sources. Users can monitor all input sources through the DVI MVR output, enabling real-time monitoring of video content and resolution. Additionally, the DVI MVR output displays the input resolution and frame rate, providing crucial information for accurate video signal analysis and adjustment. Furthermore, it offers the capability to loop output a single input source, allowing for efficient distribution and routing of video signals to multiple display devices.

EDID Management and Input Color Adjustment

To ensure seamless compatibility with different video sources, the VE7 provides comprehensive EDID (Extended Display Identification Data) management for DVI, HDMI, and DP connectors. This feature allows users to manage and customize input resolutions, ensuring optimal video signal synchronization and display. Additionally, the VE7 offers input color adjustment capabilities, enabling precise color calibration and adjustment to meet specific video production requirements. This ensures accurate color reproduction and consistency across all connected input sources, resulting in vibrant and visually appealing video presentations.

Device Update via V-Can or NovaLCT

The VE7 supports convenient device updates through the V-Can smart control software or NovaLCT software, providing users with the latest firmware and feature enhancements. This allows for seamless integration with other Novastar products and ensures that the VE7 is always up to date with the latest performance optimizations and software improvements. With easy device updates, users can maintain the VE7’s reliability and compatibility with evolving industry standards and emerging technologies, ensuring long-term value and performance.

Appearance

Front Panel

Front Panel of Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander
RUN

Device connection status

  • Flashes fast (flashes every second): The connection between the VE7 and N9 is normal.

Flashes slowly (flashes every 5 seconds): The connection between the VE7 and N9 is abnormal.

PWR

Device power status

  • On: The device is powered
  • Off: The device is not powered on.

Rear Panel

Standard Version I

Rear Panel of Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander

Standard Version II

Rear Panel of Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander 2

The VE7 has two versions that differ in input connectors 2, 3, 4, and 5.

Input
1.
3G-SDI
Supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, downward compatibility, and 3G-SDI loop output.
2.
DVI

This connector is blank or a DVI connector by default.

  • In single link mode, it supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, other VESA standard resolutions, and custom resolutions.
  • In dual link mode, it supports 3840×1080@60Hz input resolution, downward compatibility as well as custom resolutions. The input connector 3 is unavailable.
3.
DVI

This connector is a DP 1.1 or DVI connector by default.

  • DP 1 connector supports 3840×1080@60Hz input resolution, downward compatibility, and custom resolutions.
  • DVI connector supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, other VESA standard resolutions, downward compatibility, and custom resolutions.
4.
HDMI 1.3

This connector is blank or an HDMI 1.3 connector by default.

Supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, other VESA standard resolutions, downward compatibility, and custom resolutions.

5.
HDMI 1.3

This connector is a DP 1.1 or HDMI 1.3 connector by default.

  • DP 1 connector supports 3840×1080@60Hz input resolution, downward compatibility, and custom resolutions.
  • HDMI 1.3 supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, other VESA standard resolutions, downward compatibility, and custom resolutions.
6.
DVI-DL
  • In single link mode, it supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, other VESA standard resolutions, and custom resolutions.
  • In dual link mode, it supports 3840×1080@60Hz input resolution, downward compatibility as well as custom resolutions. The input connector 7 is unavailable.
7.
DVI
  • Supports 1920×1080@60Hz input resolution, other VESA standard resolutions, downward compatibility, and custom resolutions.
  • When the input connector 6 is set to dual link mode. The input connector 7 is unavailable.
Output
MVR/AUX

1

  • MVR: Monitoring all input sources
  • AUX: Loop output of one input source via N9 configuration
OUTPUT

4

10G optical fiber connectors

The VE7 can be connected to the N9 via 4 optical fiber connectors which enable the signal transmission between the VE7 and N9.

Control
ETHERNET1
For device updates via NovaLCT
USB1
For device updates via NovaLCT

Applications

Applications of Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander

Dimensions

Size: 482.6mm×382.0mm×51mm

Dimensions Chart of Novastar VE7 Video Input Expander

Specification / Datasheet

User Manual

Firmware

Frequently Asked Questions

The VE7 is a versatile input signal receiving device that expands the input sources for the N9 seamless switcher, allowing for enhanced video processing capabilities and flexibility in various applications.

The VE7 supports industry-standard video input connectors, including DVI, HDMI 1.3, 3G-SDI, DP 1.1, and HDMI 1.4, providing compatibility with a wide range of video sources.

Yes, the VE7 supports DVI MVR output, enabling users to monitor all input sources, display their resolutions and frame rates, and even loop output a single input source.

The VE7 can handle up to 7 video inputs at a maximum resolution of 1920×1080@60Hz, or a combination of 1 video input at 1920×1080@60Hz and 3 video inputs at 4Kx1K@60Hz, expanding the input options for seamless switching.

The VE7 features 4 optical fiber outputs, allowing the received video inputs to be seamlessly transmitted to the N9 seamless switcher via optical fiber connections, ensuring reliable signal transmission.

Yes, the VE7 offers EDID management for DVI, HDMI, and DP connectors, allowing users to manage input resolutions and ensure optimal signal compatibility and performance.

The Novastar VE7 video input expander supports the V-Can software, offering intuitive control and management of input sources. Additionally, it is compatible with NovaLCT, providing advanced configuration and monitoring capabilities for enhanced operational efficiency and seamless integration within the Novastar ecosystem.

The VE7 can be conveniently updated using the V-Can or NovaLCT software, ensuring that users can easily access the latest firmware enhancements and features for optimal performance.

The Novastar VE7 video input expander is competitively priced within the range of $2100 to $3200, providing customers with a cost-effective solution to expand their video input sources.

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