Kahuna 6400 delivers plenty of features for the most advanced to the simpler productions for any live production environment. Whether the application is for news, sports, magazine or house of worship, Kahuna 6400 is a future proof solution that will maximize not just your productivity but ROI.
Kahuna 6400 is a flexible, powerful mid-size switcher in a smaller 6U mainframe that can work in SD, HD, 1080p, 4K and IP simultaneously by mix and matching coax, fiber and IP together in the same mainframe. Kahuna 6400 also provides complete freedom with Make M/E technology that enables you to make the best use of keyer, background and output resources by building your own configuration.
The choice to connect unlimited multiple panels to build further galleries and run in any standard independent from the other takes this mid size production switcher to another level of productivity.
New FormatFusion4 technology brings seamless HDR capabilities to SAM’s Kahuna production switcher. The FormatFusion engine is at the heart of the Kahuna switcher and is the key to its class leading multi-format capabilities.
FormatFusion4 brings HDR capabilities to all inputs and outputs on SAM’s Kahuna production switcher. The technology seamlessly handles SDR and HDR in parallel for Sports, News and Entertainment productions. FormatFusion4 supports the Electrical Optical Transfer Functions (EOTF) for:
FormatFusion4 also includes color space support for Wide Color Gamut (BT709 and BT2020) in all formats (1080i, 1080p and UHD).
Along with the advanced 3D DVE the Kahuna 6400 features 2.5D resize engines, giving more power at the M/E level. The Kahuna 6400 provides up to 12 M/Es, 24 keyers and 36 key layers with an internal multiviewer and fully integrates with Kahuna Maverik modular panel to build your own control surface depending on your production needs.
Integrating Kahuna with SAM’s range of products, including IQ Modular infrastructure, Sirius 800 Routers, MV 805 MultiViewers, sQ Servers and LiveTouch highlights and replay delivers a complete, all-encompassing live production environment that supports both SDI and IP.
For sporting events, light entertainment shows, news production and presentations either in the studio control room, mobile vehicle or flyaways, the Kahuna 6400 offers an elegant, reliable solution in a well engineered package that is understood the world over.