For added reliability, Mentor CX changeover units provide manual, GPI, or automatic changeover between a pair of Mentor RG sync generators for the maximum possible availablity for on-air productions. The Mentor CX features a front-mounted, hot-pluggable PSU with the option to add a second front-mounted redundant PSU.
The modular design of Mentor CX allows for scalable installations that suit your specific requirements. Inputs may be analog, digital or a mix of both with the changeover effected manually or by auto detection. The base unit has a total of 10 channels comprising of 4 unbalanced channels of monitoring and switching of any combination of analog signals, 2 unbalanced channels of monitoring and switching SDI video, and 4 unbalanced channels of AES or LTC signals with format detection. Analog signals include Black Burst, Tri-Level Sync, AES/DARS, Word Clock 10MHz or 27MHz. SDI video includes SD/HD/3G.
Optional module cards that can be added to the Mentor CX include: