Blackmagic Design Broadcast Videohub No Manual Patching! Blackmagic Design's Broadcast Videohub is an ideal central router for post production or broadcasters. Broadcast Videohub is the perfect combination of large size and affordable price, so you can use it for connecting your equipment to a central location. Features 72 inputs, 144 outputs and 72 deck control ports all packed into a compact 8 rack unit size! High end post production and broadcasters have understood the advantages of professional routing switchers for decades, and now with Blackmagic Design's Broadcast Videohub, you can afford these same workflow advantages. World's Greatest Router Control If you hate the high cost of router control panels, then you'll love Videohub because we include free software for Mac and Windows computers with incredible icon buttons! Videohub software looks fantastic, and when used on new touch screen all in one computers, you get a fantastic large screen XY control panel! We even have a new software control panel for Apple iPad computers, due in June 2010, that lets you use your iPad as a fantastic low cost touch screen XY router panel. iPad computers look fantastic wall and rack mounted! With Videohub, there is multiple free control panel options, so everyone can use the router at minimal cost. When your getting serious and building larger systems with rack based equipment, then Videohub Smart Control is the hardware control panel you need to allow placement under each one of your decks and monitors, so you can select the device input with a single button press. SDI Re-Clocking Videohub also includes built in SDI re-clockers on each SDI input which regenerate the SDI video signal. Every inch of video cable from your SDI video devices degrades the SDI signal. Expensive premium grade "digital" cables can help, however simply cannot eliminate this loss. With SDI re-clocking you can have a regenerated and clean SDI signal out to all the SDI devices in your studio.