Ross Carbonite Black 3M/E Live Production Switcher

This product is a production switcher. Intuitive interfaces and a significant level of operational control provide you a new level of production efficiencies. It allows you to seamlessly create and run an entire production perfectly every time from a simple touch screen application.

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Ross Carbonite Black 3M/E Live Production Switcher


A great looking production requires a complete set of tools. Carbonite’s unmatched power and easy-to-use feature set will get the job done.


MiniMEs are a new class of operational ‘devices’ within the production switcher architecture. These are very powerful effects modules that include an independent Mixer and 2 Keyers: 1 standard Keyer and 1 specifically for DVE boxes. MiniME modules do not reside in a fixed position in the signal flow – they are not Upstream, Midstream or Downstream – they ‘float’ and can be used anywhere in the signal path. They reside in a resource ‘pool’ to be used anywhere in the system for additional dissolves and key layers, which are immediately released as soon as the transition or effect is complete. There are 4 MiniMEs in the system, but as they are automatically attached when required they can be assigned to multiple locations – and all four can be used simultaneously.

MiniMEs are completely independent of Carbonite MEs. All of Carbonite’s standard ME resources are available without compromise.

MiniMEs are FREE! Simply download the lastest version and they will be immediately available for use in any Carbonite system – regardless of age or configuration. All part of the fantastic customer service from Ross.

Version 12.2

  • MiniME PST mode for background preview
  • Input 1080p25 format
  • Thumbnail capture for media wipe selection
  • Multi-Panel Support
    – Up to 3 panels
    – Includes compact CB9 panel
  • MultiScreen DVE Release
    – Background DVE’s can release when using UHD

Carbonite Black UHD

  • Software version ONLY for Carbonite Black or Carbonite Black Plus frames
  • NOT merely bus-linking and mapping of 3G – but fully UHD
  • Complete 1 ME UHD switcher with 4 full keyers including a UHD chroma keyer and a transition key for Media wipes and DVE moves
  • 2 channels of UHD DVE as well as 2 MiniME’s – each with 2 full keyers and next transition preview
  • Full UHD media stores which can playback UHD Key and Fill animations
  • Utilizes 2SI UHD sampling

Carbonite Black Plus 12G Frame

  • Carbonite Black Plus with 12G SDI and Quad 2SI support and single link UHD connectivity
  • 12G single link on every fourth input or output
  • 9 UHD inputs 12G SDI or Quad 2SI 3G
  • 5 UHD outputs 3 12G or Quad 2SI along with 2 Quad 2SI
  • 4 HD MultiViewer Outputs, 1 System and 3 I/O based
  • 1ME with 4 Keyers and 2 channels of DVE
Ross Carbonite Black 3M/E Live Production Switcher


Ross Carbonite Black 3M/E Live Production Switcher