DVS-9000 Switcher Operation

Learn how to operate and support operators working on a Sony DVS-9000 switcher (vision mixer)

Price per delegate: €950

Duration: 2 days

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What will you learn

In this course you will learn how to operate and support operators working on a Sony DVS-9000 switcher (vision mixer). This applies all variations of this switcher including both full and SF rack variations, and all control panel configurations. Although the course concentrates on the DVS racks, reference is also made to the MVS racks where appropriate. The course explains how to configure the switcher, and to identify operation problems and minor faults.

Who should attend

This course is intended for support technicians and advanced operators. The course requires basic engineering skills and a general understanding of broadcast video signals and technology. Previous experience with other switchers is beneficial.

Course contents

System overview

The course starts with an overview of the switcher, including an explanation of its intended use, typical setup, limitations, etc.

DVS-9000 technology and architecture

This part of the course takes a look at the switcher’s general architecture, its modular configuration and the variations in layout and user configuration.

DVS-9000 connections

An explanation of the connections to and from an DVS-9000 switcher.

Signal flow

This part of the course studies signal flow through the DVS-9000.

The menus and setup

This part of the course looks at the menus. It explains how to access them, what each menu item does, and the consequences. This section also offers a basic understanding of the engineering setup for the DVS‑9000

Basic operation

This part of the course explains the basic operation of the DVS-9000 switcher. Rather than being a detailed craft session on switcher operation, this part explains.



Courses can be run at various locations. Courses must have a minimum number of attendees in order to run. To discuss the exact location and times available please click ‘Enquire Now’ at the top of the page.