SD Video Mixer Comparison Chart



Roland Standard Definition Mixers have different features making them suitable for a variety of applications. This comparison chart shows the technical differences along with our suggestions for the best application suited for each mixer.
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MAIN FEATURES V-4 LVS-400 V-8 LVS-800
Typical Applications Clubs
VJ's
Churches
Schools
Creative Media
Live Events
Corporate Media
Churches
Community TV
Schools
Live Events
Clubs
Vj's
Churches
Schools
Creative Media
Live Events
Schools
Churches
Corporate Media
TV Stations
Live Events
Total Inputs 4 4 8 8
RCA Composite Inputs 4 No No No
BNC Composite Inputs No 4 8 6
S-Video Inputs 2 4 4 4
VGA Inputs - - 2 2
Separate Outputs No No No Yes (2)
- A/B Mix out
- Program Out
Outputs 1 S-Video
2 composite
1 S Video
2 BNC

1 S-Video
2 composite

1 S-Video
2 composite
For each output
Transition Effects Over 200 FX's Mix/4 wipes Over 200 FX's Cut/Mix/24 Wipes
Picture in Picture 8 customizable 4 set corners; small and large size 8 customizable 4 Customizable
Preview Monitor Select Yes Yes Yes, each channel Yes, each channel, each output
Preview Out Yes Yes Yes Yes x 2
Downstream Keyer (DSK) No No No Yes
Chromakey 9 types 9 types 9 types 9 types
Black/White Luminance Yes Yes Yes Yes
T-Bar Vertical or horizontal Yes Vertical or horizontal Yes
Back-lit input buttons LED Yes LED LED
Metal Chassis Yes Yes Yes Yes
Horizontal Resolution 560 560 560 560
MIDI In/Out Yes Yes Yes Yes
Link Multiple Units
via software
Yes Yes Yes Yes
V-Link Yes Yes Yes Yes
TBC w/frame sync 2 2 2 3
Software controllable Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rack Mountable (Tray) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Memory Locations 8 No 8 12
BMP/Sync video FX
to music
Auto and manual No Auto and manual No
MIDI Tx/Rx Channel Assignable Set Assignable Assignable
Seamless switching Presentation Mode Yes Presentation Mode Yes
Program - Post Mode No No No Yes
A/B Mode Yes Yes Yes Yes
Security Slot Yes Yes Yes Yes