Kramer 401C
1x2 S-Video Distribution amplifier & YC Converter

OUR PART #  401C

The Kramer 401C combines the functions of a distribution amplifier and encoder in a single compact unit. It accepts one s-Video (YC) input and distributes the signal to a total of four outputs, two of which are s-Video, and two that are converted to the composite video format. The 401C is an ideal compatibility solution for presentation systems consisting of display, recording, and routing equipment requiring different signal formats. A power supply is included but the optional VA-50P can power up to six Kramer devices requiring 12VDC. The 401C is part of the Kramer TOOLS family of compact, high quality, cost effective solutions for a variety of applications.

Professional presentation and display systems.  Video duplication studios, delivering high quality s-Video duplicates, while providing composite video outputs for simple monitoring  Teleconference systems   Any requirements for s-Video to composite video conversion.


  • Inputs: One s-Video (YC), Y = 1Vpp/75O C = 0.3Vpp/75O on a 4p connector.
  • Outputs: 2 s-Video (YC), Y =1Vpp/75O C =0.3Vpp/75O on 4p connectors. 2 composite video, 1Vpp/75O on BNC connectors.
  • Video Bandwidth (- 3dB): 160MHz (Y).
  • Non Linearity: 0.05%.
  • Diff. Gain: 0.05%.
  • Diff. Phase: 0.03Deg.
  • K-Factor: 0.1%.
  • Video S/N Ratio: Better than 80dB (Y channel).
  • Power Source: 12VDC, 60mA.
  • Dimensions (WxDxH): 4.7" x 2.95" x 0.98" (12cm x 7.5cm x 2.5cm)
  • Weight: 0.62 lbs (0.28kg) approx.
  • Accessories: Power supply, mounting bracket.
  • Options: RK-T1, RK-T3, 19" rack adapters.
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