The Roland VC-200HD Bi-Directional Multi-Format Converter with Audio Delay from Roland is a device designed to convert the format of a wide variety of video and audio signals. This model is designed to work with HDV, DV, component and DVI video signals and IEEE1394 and analog audio signals. It will also accept signals and direct connections from RGB sources. Output devices such as projectors and flat-panel displays can be directly connected to this unit.
Conversion is managed with high-quality A/D and D/A converters for input and output along with internal 4:4:4 10-bit signal processing. The device is also compatible with a wide variety of HDV cameras and VTRs from Sony, Canon and JVC and offers a processor for encoding and decoding HDV in real time, as well as simultaneous processing of the audio signal.
It also offers automatic detection of the input source and simultaneous output of the converted signal to multiple formats, which enables the recording or display of a single source to multiple devices. Other features include bi-directional conversion & scaling, genlock with external devices, time code and embedded audio and an audio delay function.