Sony Compact Audio Video Mixing Switcher
Item No.
822748
Mfg Part No.
MCS-8M
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Product Information for Sony Compact Audio Video Mixing Switcher

Highlights for Sony Compact Audio Video Mixing Switcher

Marketing Information

The MCS8M Compact Audio Video Mixing Switcher from Sony is an A/V switcher with an integrated audio mixer and frame synchronizer. A user-friendly device, it boasts numerous preset DME wipe patterns, a built-in multi-viewer, single-channel frame memory output, and an Input Freeze function for every source. It also features the ability to import still images using a USB port, plus a 3D Mode function, six-channel audio mixer, AUX MIX and more! Designed for easy, intuitive operation, the MCS8M contains tools ideal for content creation and event programming. Here is a powerful, versatile and affordable switcher, great for small live productions, church presentations, school sports, corporate events, weddings, fly packs, music videos, conferencing and more.

General Information

  • USB: 1x Type A
  • Remote: 1x RS-232C: D-sub 9-pin (for switcher control from external devices)
  • GPI Output: 1x D-sub 15-pin
  • Effect: Transition (Fader, AUTO): MIX, WIPE, DME WIPE (including P in P) CUT
  • DSK: Chroma key, Luminance key, Linear Key


  • Video Formats

  • HD mode: HD 1080 / 59.94i, 1080 / 50i, 720 / 59.94p, 720 / 50p
  • SD mode: SD 480 / 59.94i, 576 / 50i


  • Video Input

  • HD mode:
    • 4x HD-SDI: BNC (SMPTE-292M, 299M, 259M-C, 272M-A)
    • 3x HDMI (Type A)
    • 1x DVI-I: SXGA, WXGA, XGA, HDTV60 (1080 / 60p), HDTV50 (1080 / 50p) with Frame Synchronizer
  • SD mode:
    • 4x SD-SDI: BNC
    • 3x Composite: BNC
    • 1x DVI-I: SXGA, WXGA, XGA with Frame Synchronizer
    Video Output

  • HD mode:
    • 4x HD-SDI: 1x PGM, 2x AUX, 1x Multi Viewer: BNC (SMPTE-292M, 299M, 259M-C, 272M-A)
    • 1x Multi Viewer DVI-D (WUXGA, HDTV, SXGA, WXGA, XGA)
    • 1x AUX DVI-D
  • SD mode:
    • 4x SD-SDI: 1x PGM, 2x AUX, 1x Multi Viewer: BNC (SMPTE-292M, 299M, 259M-C, 272M-A)
    • 1x Multi Viewer DVI-D (SXGA, WXGA, XGA)
    • 1x AUX DVI-D
    • 1x Composite (AUX): BNC
    Audio Input

  • 4x SDI (Embedded)
  • 3x HDMI (Embedded)
  • 2x MIC / LINE (XLR / TRS combo: Balance)
  • 4x MIC / LINE (TRS phone: Balance)
  • 2x LINE (Phono jack: Unbalance)


  • Audio Output

  • 3x SDI (Embedded)
  • 2x PGM (XLR: Balance)
  • 2x AUX (TRS phone: Balance)
  • 2x MON (TRS phone: Balance)
  • 2x MIX (Phono jack: Unbalance)
  • 1x Headphone (standard stereo)


  • Delay

  • Audio Delay Adjustment up to 7.5 frames


  • Monitoring

  • Audio monitoring function:
  • Selected audio channel
  • PGM, AUX1, AUX2 or MIX


  • Reference Input

  • HD mode: Analog black burst or Tri-level sync, loop through 75 : BNC
  • SD mode: Analog black burst, loop through 75 : BNC


  • Reference Output

  • HD mode: Analog black burst or Tri-level sync, 75 : BNC
  • SD mode: Analog black burst, 75 : BNC


  • Controls

  • Power switch
  • 6x Channel faders
  • 6x Channel on buttons
  • 6x Audio Access / PFL (pre fader listen) buttons
  • 6x Peak indicators
  • 6x Input signal indicators
  • Dim button
  • Audio monitor selection button
  • Audio monitor level adjustment knob
  • 2x Audio level meters
  • Program fader
  • Menu display
  • 4x Adjustment knobs
  • USB connector
  • 8x Menu selection buttons
  • X-Y pointer
  • Position button
  • 10x Numeric buttons
  • Enter button
  • Direct / Escape button
  • Store button
  • Snapshot button
  • Effect button
  • Key transition button
  • Fade-to-black button
  • Fader lever
  • Cut button
  • Auto-transition button
  • 2x Transition type selection buttons
  • 2x Next transition selection buttons
  • 4x Bus delegation buttons
  • 8x Program cross-point buttons
  • 8x Preset / KEY cross-point buttons


  • Power

  • Power Requirements: AC 100 - 240 V, 50 / 60 Hz
  • Power Consumption: 100 V: 0.7 A, 240 V: 0.3 A


  • Environmental Parameters

  • Operating Temperature: 41 - 104 F (5.0 - 40 C)


  • Physical Characteristics

  • Dimensions: 16.6 x 4.9 x 10.5" (42.2 x 12.4 x 26.7 cm)
  • Weight: 13.25 lb (6.01 kg)


  • Warranty