Multi-format video scaler from Hall Research

AUTHOR: Inavate

The SC-12BT is the latest multi-format video scaler to be made available by Hall Research. The product comes with 12 video inputs and features three simultaneous scalable outputs. The SC-12BT offers four HDMI, four VGA and four AV inputs while VGA, HDMI and HDBaseT outputs are also provided. 

With the number of inputs available, the SC-12BT allows for the selected source to be scaled to a user-settable resolution and simultaneously output as: VGA, HDMI, and HDBaseT for easy extension to 230ft on a single CAT6 cable. Inputs can be selected using individual push buttons on the front panel or by using the product’s IR remote.

IP and RS-232 external controls are provided for control through LAN or serial port. ASCII commands allow advanced users to control all aspects of the presentation switcher.

The SC-12BT also comes with audio capabilities. HDMI audio can be extracted; VGA and AV inputs have their own audio inputs and two auxiliary audio inputs are also provided for microphone and stereo line-level inputs. The overall audio is embedded in the HDMI and HDBaseT outputs and is also available on RCA jacks. The unit includes a 20W audio amplifier for direct connection to 4 or 8 ohm speakers.