SD Video Mixer Comparison Chart

Roland Standard Definition Mixers have different features making them suitable for a variety of applications. This comparison chart shows the technical differences along with our suggestions for the best application suited for each mixer. 

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MAIN FEATURESV-4LVS-400V-8LVS-800
Typical ApplicationsClubs
VJ's
Churches
Schools
Creative Media
Live Events
Corporate Media
Churches
Community TV
Schools
Live Events
Clubs
Vj's
Churches
Schools
Creative Media
Live Events
Schools
Churches
Corporate Media
TV Stations
Live Events
Total Inputs4488
RCA Composite Inputs4NoNoNo
BNC Composite Inputs No486
S-Video Inputs2444
VGA Inputs--22
Separate OutputsNoNoNoYes (2)
- A/B Mix out
- Program Out
Outputs1 S-Video
2 composite
1 S Video
2 BNC

1 S-Video
2 composite

1 S-Video
2 composite
For each output
Transition EffectsOver 200 FX'sMix/4 wipesOver 200 FX'sCut/Mix/24 Wipes
Picture in Picture 8 customizable4 set corners; small and large size8 customizable4 Customizable
Preview Monitor SelectYesYesYes, each channelYes, each channel, each output
Preview Out YesYesYesYes x 2
Downstream Keyer (DSK)NoNoNoYes
Chromakey9 types9 types9 types9 types
Black/White Luminance YesYesYesYes
T-BarVertical or horizontalYesVertical or horizontalYes
Back-lit input buttons LEDYesLEDLED
Metal Chassis YesYesYesYes
Horizontal Resolution560560560560
MIDI In/OutYesYesYesYes
Link Multiple Units
via software
YesYesYesYes
V-LinkYesYesYesYes
TBC w/frame sync 2223
Software controllable YesYesYesYes
Rack Mountable (Tray)YesYesYesYes
Memory Locations 8No812
BMP/Sync video FX
to music
Auto and manualNoAuto and manualNo
MIDI Tx/Rx Channel AssignableSetAssignableAssignable
Seamless switching Presentation Mode YesPresentation ModeYes
Program - Post ModeNoNoNoYes
A/B Mode YesYesYesYes
Security Slot YesYesYesYes