Camera kits

Sony Anycast Mixer System HD

HD-SDI Multi-Camera Mixer

  • Description
  • Rates & Packages
  • Case Studies

The Sony Anycast system is a sophisticated unit to provide a live mixing environment for up to 6 cameras of high definition with audio and monitoring.

The unit is configured to work with up to 6 HD camcorders (6 HD-SDI inputs) to enable the system to work in full HD without any camera control units, multi-core cables or expensive engineering services, it is all contained in one box. VMI's Anycast systems are pre-installed with 3 x HD input boards (6x HD-SDI inputs and 3x HD-SDI outputs) converters are available to convert from other sources into HD-SDI for systems integration and this helps to keep the cost affordable.

Unlike other systems, the Anycast is also capable of audio mixing from 6 primary audio inputs. For ease, VMI use wireless audio talk-back with this system to save on additional wiring. It is a unique solution which will go anywhere and because of its modular design it is even air freightable.

The Sony Anycast is also equipped to perform Picture in Picture Mode


  • Video Switcher, Have up to 6 primary input feeds
  • Audio Mixer 48KHz/24bit Processing, 6 Channel Input Mixing, Real Channel Faders and a Master Fader, Stereo Speakers
  • High resolution 15" LCD Screen, 15" High resolution (1280 x 800), High Brightness LCD display
  • Camera Control. VISCA control port implemented, Colour, Zoom, Iris, Pan, Tilt, Focus
  • i-LINK (IEEE 1394) (Not offered with VMI systems)
  • Anycast in flightcase:
    Weight:           15.2KG
    Dimensions:   45x55x24

  • Anycast out of Flightcase
    Weight:           7.8KG
    Dimensions:    35x42x11

Shooting Packages

VMI have based multi-camera systems on the Sony EX-3 XDCAM EX Camcorders, as these provide low-cost HD-SDI or SDI outputs, plus 2/3” lens compatibility for HD or SD acquisition. The on-board solid-state SxS Express card record facility enables stock-free iso record capability. The system is even capable of providing a live web feed for web-streaming – easy life!

Suitable for:

  • Large screen monitor feeds
  • Corporate Events
  • Live Pop Concerts
  • Live Web-streaming

The Sony Anycast system is a sophisticated unit to provide a live mixing environment for up to 6 cameras of high definition with audio and monitoring


  • Rate:
    £325/day £1300/week Add to Shoot Kit
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