Barco PDS-901 3G Seamless Switcher 9×1


The PDS series is designed to meet today’s requirements for a high-quality, easy-to-use and fast seamless switcher with more digital inputs at an affordable price. Thanks to its straightforward setup and operation the PDS is a perfect fit for live events, boardrooms, hotel ballrooms, houses of worship, education and training facilities and fixed installations.

Program output

The PDS-901 3G feature four DVI-I inputs with full HDCP 1.0 support, one 3G/HD/SD SDI and four universal analog inputs. All analog and DVI inputs support the EDID 1.3 specification. Users can capture and store up to three images that can be used as a LOGO source during the presentation. Built-in test patterns are also provided. The PDS-901 3G offers simultaneous program output via the DVI and analog connectors. It also include an SDI output supporting SD/HD/3G rates and BarcoLink for easy connection to your Barco projectors.

The PDS series won a Commercial Integrator BEST Award at InfoComm 2013.


Video inputs 9 fixed inputs

  • 4 x Analog Via HD-15 (VGA connector)
  • 4 x DVI-I input (supports both analog and DVI)
  • 1 x 3G SDI input
Video outputs 1x DVI, 1x HD-15 (VGA), 1x 3G SDI
Genlock N/A
Program output 1 Program output via HD-15, DVI or 3G-SDI
Scaled Aux outputs N/A
Mixers 1 mixer or 2 pips
Still stores 3
Layer effects Full screen Mixing transitions and PIP
Multiviewer N/A
Expandability N/A
HDCP HDCP compliant
Control Ethernet RJ­45, 10/100 Mbps autosense computer, tablet, smartphone via web browser
Control functions include: source input configuration, output format selection, test pattern selection, transition effect selection and control
Serviceability Field-replacable DVI connectors
  • Height: 4.4 cm (1.75 in) – 1 RU rackmount
  • Width: 48.26 cm (19 in)
  • Depth: 36.2 cm (14.25 in)
Weight 5.67 kg / 12.5 lbs