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SE-500 Switcher

Simple, Reliable, and Affordable SD Switcher

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Additional Specs.

  • Control: RS-232 remote control interface
  • Power: 12V 1.5A DC 110/220
  • Component Output: With the included breakout cable, one composite output and one S-Video output can be combined and converted into a component output
  • Color Processor: Color processor for video correction
  • Digital Processor: High image quality
  • Digital effects: Spilt, PIP, wipe, fade and quad display effect
  • Buttons: Illuminated control buttons
  • MIDI: 5-pin MIDI control interface
  • CG: Easy titling with Datavideo CG-100 character generator
  • Headphone: Headphone monitor with volume control
  • NTSC/PAL: Available in NTSC or PAL video standards (not a dual standard device)

What’s in the Box (SE-500 Standard Model)

  • SE-500 Switcher
  • YUV Break-Out Cable
  • AC/DC Switching Adapter
  • BNC to RCA Connector (x2)
  • Instruction Manual

What’s in the Box (SE-500 Studio Kit)

  • SE-500 Switcher
  • TLM-702 Dual Monitor Bank
  • ITC-100 Intercom System (w/ 4x belt packs, headsets, mics, and tally lights)
  • DN-700 Hard Drive Recorder
  • YUV Break-Out Cable
  • AC/DC Switching Adapter
  • BNC to RCA Connector (x2)
  • Instruction Manual
SE-500 Rear

SE-500 Quad-Split Monitoring


  • Input: 4x composite, 4x S-video
  • Output: 3x composite and 1x S-video or 2x composite, 1x component

  • Input: 2x RCA (One Stereo Pair) and ¼” mic
  • Output: 2x RCA (One Stereo Pair)


  • Length: 10.3 in. / 262 mm
  • Width: 15.7 in. / 400 mm
  • Height: 3.3 in. / 84 mm
  • Weight: 4.4 lbs. / 2 kg
Mobile Studio Available. Visit the Page
The SE-500 is also available as a Mobile Studio.
$1000 MSRP
The SE-500 is a compact and light weight, 4-channel SD video/audio switcher with built-in TBCs that accept S-Video (Y/C) and Composite Video signals. In addition to S-Video and composite Video, the SE-500 also provides component (Y:U:V) output. Features include dissolves, flicker free cuts, wipes, splits, PiP and a color processor. The SE-500 is ideal for small churches, schools, clubs, pubs, and anywhere that you want a low cost, extremely reliable and simple to use video and audio switcher. It has a selectable multi view output of the four inputs meaning you only need two video monitors, one for the source and one for program output. The SE-500 can be manually operated or controlled via RS-232 & MIDI interface. As with all Datavideo products SE-500 works on 12V DC.

$3700 MSRP
The SE-500 Studio Kit includes the SE-500 switcher, bundled with the TLM-702 Dual Monitor Bank, ITC-100 Intercom System (with 4x belt packs, headsets, mics, and tally lights), and DN-700 Hard-Drive Recorder. Get up and running FAST with this all-in-one solution.

SE-500 Key Features

Easy to Setup & Transport
SE-500 is compact and lightweight for easy setup and transport.
Low Cost
SE-500 is made with low cost in mind. It’s an extremely reliable, affordable switching solution.
Pip or Quad Preview
Preview may be displayed as PiP (Picture in Picture) or Quad Preview
No Genlock Required
No genlock required: frame syncs and TBC built in for each active source
Tally Box Compatible
Works with TB-5 tally box to provide tally output
Built-in Audio Mixer
Built in audio mixer with two microphone channels and one auxiliary video source input