VSU100: Video Switching Unit

The RDDS VSU100 is multiple input-output video switching and routing system, where the specific configuration is tailored to the customers’ exact needs at time of manufacture. RDDS is able to offer custom configuration to meet customer requirements while still maintaining minimum lead times.


The unit features a maximum of 16 inputs and 8 outputs. These can be composite, S-Video or RGB up to a resolution of XGA. The device has high bandwidth of above 145MHz at –3dB and has 0.05% differential phase error, ensuring signal quality will not degrade when passing though this switching unit. An optional feature of the unit is that it can be set to route video when no power is applied. The VSU100 is a versatile video switching unit that can be customised for specific requirements.


The VSU100 is designed to meet the environmental conditions specified in RTCA/DO-160D to ensure high reliability in harsh operating conditions.


  • Up to 16 inputs and 8 Outputs

  • PAL/NTSC Compatible

  • Accepts most video standard types:
    Composite, S-VIDEO, RGB and STANAG 3350

  • High bandwidth

  • Control Via RS232 or Discrete Lines

  • Suitable for integration with Airborne Mission Systems

Outline Technical Specifications

Dimensions - 180mm x 55mm x 90mm

Weight - 0.24kg

Power - 28VDC

Power Dissipation - 2.5W

Inputs - 16 (Configurable)

Outputs - 8 Composite

RDDS Avionics Displays Video Management Aviation Mission Control Command Mission Software VSU100 Video Switching Unit