Offering a feature rich, future proof production switcher designed to offer more for less.
Kahuna 4800 enables less effect heavy, cost sensitive applications to produce high quality productions with an easy to use interface for smooth integration into any production environment. Perfect for news, magazine, education or house of worship, Kahuna 4800 offers the ideal solution to maximize on creativity and operations without the extensive costs of larger production switchers.
A smart smaller production switcher offering 2 to 4M/Es with a big feature set including 2.5 DVE and up to 24 key layers on a fully populated system that also enables simultaneous multi-format productions in SD, HD, 1080p, 4K and IP with FormatFusion3.
The Kahuna 4800 is IP ready, giving you the choice to switch to IP today or transition via a hybrid route by amalgamating an SDI and IP workflow simultaneously. This is achieved by mix and matching input and output fins depending on your requirements.
Combined with SAM’s flexible switcher control surface, Kahuna Maverik - perfect for every type of studio and mobile programming - the Kahuna 4800 provides a hugely bolstered feature set, including more power per M/E functionality and enhanced DVE resize engines, including 2.5 DVE and advanced chroma key capabilities on all keyers.
Securing overall performance is essential to maintaining end-user satisfaction, which in turn results in sustaining and growing revenue. It is important to take steps to limit the risk of incidents taking place through fault prevention and planning and, if incidents do occur, to ensure that downtime is as short as possible.
To ensure you get the most from your investment, SAM offers comprehensive support packages to suit your needs. Built on a foundation of over 30 years’ experience in supporting broadcast and post-production systems, SAM Care provides a highly skilled 24x7 technical help desk, committed response times, software maintenance support and operates a worldwide spare parts service from over 20 warehouse locations across the globe.
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The Kahuna 4800 is the complete production switcher package. As standard the package includes the mainframe, graphical user interface (GUI) and the Snell MLC control panel. Simply select the product configuration by the number of M/Es required..