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The V-1HD makes it easy to connect and switch video cameras, smart phones, computers, tablets, Blu-ray players and other HDMI video sources with a simple push of a button or slide of the T-Fader.

  • Support for video cameras, action cameras, smart phones, tablet computers and other HDMI devices.
    Picture-in-picture and split functions.
    Two EFFECTS knobs deliver genuine visual performance.
    Remote Control via USB or MIDI Connection.
    Software Control using V-1HD RCS Application for Mac, PC and iPad.
    • 4 HDMI inputs
    • Supports up to Full HD 1080p
    • Easy to Use Interface
    • Full 12 Channel Audio Mixer Included
    • Easy to Operate with Hardware Controls
    • Two HDMI Outputs
System Program Version 2.0

System Program Version 2.0 is a free update for the popular V-1HD HDMI video switcher including the companion Remote Control Software version 2.0 for Windows & MacOS. Version 2.0 expands Picture in Picture effects with a new 1/3 sizing option. Turn on Auto Scan for hands free switching. Numerous user interface improvements include viewing audio level meters on the multi-viewer, panel lock and quickly reset system values by holding the WIPE button.
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V-1HD in use

So compact and portable, you can bring
the V-1HD and use it anywhere!

  • Videography and Webcast

    Videography and Webcast

    The compact V-1HD is an ideal portable solution switching video and action cameras for webcasts or recording.

  • Visual Performance

    Visual Performance

    The V-1HD effortlessly mixes high resolution computer and HD camera sources and gives visual artists unique filter effects and transition performance features including Roland's legendary "TRANSFORMER" buttons.

  • Education


    The V-1HD is an easy to use tool for students of all ages to broadcast or record sporting events, performances and other activities around campus.

  • Event and Meetings

    Event and Meetings

    The V-1HD is ideal for presentations in conference rooms or at live events allowing for switching of video from different sources such as computers and video cameras.


4 HDMI Inputs

  • The V-1HD has 4 HDMI input connectors compatible with a variety of equipment.
    The V-1HD supports 1080p/1080i/720p video resolutions.
    Supported format list
  • Devices outputting the same resolution can be input regardless of what type of device they are.
    • HDTV Camera
      HDTV Camera
    • Action Camera
      Action Camera
    • PC/Mac
    • Smart Phone/Tablet
      Smart Phone/Tablet
    • Blu-ray Disc Player
      Blu-ray Disc Player
  • Both progressive and interlace signals can be input allowing for both 1080i and 1080p signals to be used at the same time.
  • Video signals input from a PC are accurately displayed thanks to progressive signal processing.
  • HDCP is supported for input of copy protected content from devices such as Blu-ray disc players.


Easy-to-use Interface

    • Large back-lit buttons for intuitive video switching even in low light conditions.
      Red lit buttons indicate the current source being output.
      Green lit button is for the video that will be output on the next transition.
      If a button is not lit, then there is no video being input to that channel.
    • Broadcast style Preview/Program switching for professional results.
    • The TRANSFORMER buttons can be used for switching the video instantly or applying effects.
      There are 11 options for the operation of the buttons.
    • There are three buttons for applying transition effects, CUT, MIX (4 types) and WIPE (30 types).
    • Auto scan function switches the video automatically across the four video inputs.
    • By using the T-Fader and BPM SYNC button, you can deliver visuals synced to a music performance.
    • You can save or recall up to 8 presets using the MEMORY button.
    • Use the FREEZE button to temporarily pause the incoming video.
    • Output fade function makes the output video fade to black or white.
  • Wipe Types
    Wipe Types
    Buttons and Knob
    Buttons and Knob Used for Displaying Menus or Adjusting Video Output.


Various Effects

  • Two-screen composition is possible
    • Picture-in-Picture

      The position of the inset screen and the width and colors of the border can be changed.

    • Split

      The screen can be split horizontally or vertically.

    • Chroma Key/Luminance Key

      Keying colors of blue, green, black and white are supported.

  • Use knob A and knob B to apply effects to A bus and B bus respectively.
    Many of the visual performance functions made popular by the V-4EX and V-8 are included.
    (9 types of filter effects including silhouette, colorpass, negative and findedge are possible)
    Control various effects directly Control various effects directly
    Control various effects directly


Full Audio Mixer Included

    • Included is a 12ch digital audio mixer.
    • In addition to 4 stereo audio inputs from the HDMI ports, the V-1HD also supports a stereo line level input and a mic level input.
    • Every channel is equipped with a delay function to synchronize the video and the audio.
      *The maximum delay time is 500ms.
    • Audio follow function enables the audio to transit along with the video.
    • Reverb function and mastering function used for adjusting sound quality and volume are also supported.
    • With audio output jacks you can send the audio mix to a PA system or record it on an external device.
  • The Mic input jack on the left side panel
    The Mic input jack on the left side panel supports plug-in power.
    Mastering effect applied to final mix
    Mastering effect applied to final mix.


Easy to Operate with Hardware Controls

  • Basic operations can be done by operating the buttons and the T-Fader on the unit.
  • To make detailed settings you just need to connect a monitor to the preview connector.
  • Easy to Operate with Hardware Controls
  • Display the list on screen
    Display the list of items to operate on screen.


Two HDMI Outputs

  • Four-way multi-view preview screen shows every input source (non-drop frame).
    A red border shows the video currently being output and a green one indicates the video to be output next.
  • There are three types of view modes available for the preview output which are Multi-view, Output (as a program output) and Preview.
    On-screen display can be turned on or off.
    • Example 1: Multiview and program layout

      Operate with 4 split screens with on screen display and record.
      * Recording requires a separate recorder.

      V-1HD Example 1
    • Example 2: Recording and delivery with 2 program outs

      Program out for both systems.
      Output to two devices simultaneously.

      * Recording is required for recording, and encoder for distribution is required separately

      V-1HD Example 2
    • Example 3: Output A and B buses independently

      Preview output selects Preview.
      * Switching effect can not be used.

      V-1HD Example 3


Remote Control via USB or MIDI Connection

    • V-1HD RCS
      V-1HD RCS is an application for remote control of V-1HD from a PC.
      By connecting the V-1HD to a computer via USB, you can perform remote control from the computer, backup / restore settings, and update system software.
      * "V-1HD RCS" can be downloaded for free. * "V-1HD RCS" supports Windows / MacOS.
      Download here.
    • V-1HD Remote
      V-1HD Remote is an application to control V-1HD connected with USB by USB.
      Graphically displays the status of the operation. It is also possible to perform operations that are divided into "image switching with the main unit, audio mixing with the application.* V-1HD Remote can be downloaded for free from the App Store. * Please use Apple's Lightning-USB Camera Adapter for connecting iPad.
      More Detail.
    • Supports coordination with instruments and sequencers via MIDI input and output.
  • V-1HD RCS

Block Diagram/Dimensions

Block Diagram and Dimensions
Video Processing
4:2:2(Y/Pb/Pr), 8-bit
Input Connectors
HDMI INPUT 1-4: Type A(19pins)x 4 *HDCP Supported
Output Connectors
HDMI OUTPUT: Type A(19pins) / HDMI PREVIEW: Type A(19pins) *HDCP Supported
Input Formats
HDMI: 720/59.94p,720/50p(FORMAT switch = 720p)
HDMI: 1080/59.94i,1080/50i,1080/59.94p,
1080/50p(FORMAT switch = 1080i or 1080p)
*The input interlaced video signal is converted to progressive video signal by internal processing.
*The video signal frame rate is selected by SETUP parameters (59.94 or 50).
Output Formats
HDMI: 720/59.94p,720/50p(FORMAT switch = 720p)
HDMI: 1080/59.94i,1080/50i(FORMAT switch = 1080i)
HDMI: 1080/59.94p,1080/50p(FORMAT switch = 1080p)
*The video signal frame rate is selected by SETUP parameters (59.94 or 50).
Video Effects
Transition: CUT, MIX (DISSOLVE/FAM/NAM/MOSAIC), WIPE (30 types),
GR-CHROMAKEY@, BL-CHROMAKEY@, PinP(1/4)@, PinP(1/3)@, PinP(1/2)@,
*@ marked Effects are effected common to A-BUS and B-BUS.
Audio Processing
Sampling rate: 24bit/48kHz
Input Connectors
Digital: HDMI INPUT 1–4 (19 pins) x 4
Analog: AUDIO IN (RCA pin type), MIC (Stereo mini type, plug-in power supported)
Output Connectors
Digital: HDMI OUTPUT (HDMI Type A 19 pins), HDMI PREVIEW (HDMI Type A 19 pins)
Analog: AUDIO OUT (RCA pin type), PHONES (Stereo mini type)
Input Level
AUDIO IN: -10 dBu (Maximum : +8 dBu), MIC: -41 – -13dBu (Maximum : -1 dBu)
Input Impedance
AUDIO IN: 15 k ohms, MIC:10 k ohms
Output Level
AUDIO OUT: -10 dBu (Maximum : +8 dBu), PHONES: 72mW + 72mW (32 ohms)
Output Impedance
AUDIO OUT: 1k ohms, PHONES: 10 ohms
Audio Effects
EQ, Delay, Compressor, HPF, Gate, Reverb, Mastering effect
Other Connectors
USB: B Type (for remote control from PC), MIDI: IN, OUT/THRU
Other Functions
MEMORY (8 types), FREEZE (input video captured),
BPM SYNC (auto transition synchronized to tempo), OUTPUT FADE (WHITE/BLACK/AUDIO)
Power Supply
AC adaptor
Current Draw
Power Consumption
313 (W) x 102 (D) x 59 (H) mm / 12-1/3 (W) x 4 (D) x 2-1/3 (H) inches
1.2 kg (excluding AC adaptor) 2 lbs 10-2/5 oz
Owner’s Manual, AC Adaptor, Power Cord, Cord Hook
All specifications and appearances are subject to change.
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