4K 8-Channel Live Production Switcher
USD $7,999.00

4K 8-Channel Live Production Switcher

USD $7,999.00

Complete and Compact 8 Input 4K Production Switcher

The switcher designed for the omnimedia generation. 

Datavideo SE-4000 is a comprehensive 4K video switcher tailored for the omnimedia generation. The SE-4000 is equipped with broadcast quality UHD 4K50/60 12GSDI and HDMI 2.0 video input ports, allowing you to operate the device using the traditional physical control panel and a state-of-the-art 5 inch color LCD touch screen.

The SE-4000's one-button-one-function feature simplifies your video production flow. With the auxiliary outputs, cross point, four chroma keyers, PIP, DSK effects, you will be able to easily generate various professional effects for all scenarios and applications.


Designed for Easy Installation

SE-4000's base unit can be easily mounted into a standard 19" rack. The power button on the front panel makes it easy to turn on and off the switcher.

5" Touchscreen Display

The SE-4000 is Datavideo 4K switcher with 4K support on every input. Additionally, it has a 5" LCD touch panel to adjust all the setting without any laptop or app needed.


The OSD menu is behind the one-button-one-function design. 

In order to set up the one-button-one-function feature, we've included a color HD 5 inch touch screen. Well-designed icons help you identify settings therein.

All menu functions can be found here. You can group multiple functions into one button so you will be able to execute these functions with one tap.

The touch panel screen and the physical control panel form the most convenient and efficient user interface.

True 12G 4K 50/60 video production switcher

Support UHD 4K60/50p signals on inputs and outputs. It also has built-in input scaler, for up conversion on each available input.

Supports full HD 1080P with scaling on each available input
Create stunning video effects with advanced features

Designed for Easy Installation and Integration

SE-4000's main unit can be easily mounted into a standard 19" rack. The power button on the front panel makes it easy to turn on and off the switcher. Moreover, SE-4000 has DVIP remote control interface, Datavideo DVIP provides an easy integration of Datavideo’s full range of devices. 

A 12-Channel Application Built upon an 8 Video Switching Design.

Responsive and seamless interface switching between 12G SDI and HDMI 2.0 on four shared channels. By upgrading from 8 channels to a 12 channel machine, it adds greater versatility to your hardware connections and more possibilities to live program production.


Multiple Interfaces for All Video Types

Fully equipped with various I/O's that accept UHD 4K 50/60p videos from sources such as PCs with an HDMI 2.0 output port, multimedia players, and 12G-SDI ENG style cameras. Upon connection, the 10-bit broadcast quality video will be displayed instantaneously at no expense of resolution, speed and frame rate.



There is no need to install the driver to connect with the laptop. The images and videos can be directly input to the switcher through the HDMI interface of the laptop.

Integrated 5" Touchscreen Display: One touch one function

With the 5" touchscreen panel built-in, you will not need a laptop or app to assist with your live production.

With many built-in functions, including user memory with customized icon, transition animation set up, chroma key, luma key, DSK, PIP, wipe generator, still stores, and logo insertion; these can all be done on the 5" LCD touchscreen.

Included CG Title Creator
Connect up to two displays to all 4000 series switchers for a dual Multiview output. Choose from many pre-defined multi-view layouts or define your own!

Flexible video input selections

The SE-4000 has 12 video inputs, with 8 of the inputs being selectable for flexibility, as well as variety of video and audio inputs and outputs, 7 outputs with AUX assignment.

Intuitive One-Button-One-Function

Intuitive One-Button-One-Function

The easy-to-use user interface is intuitive so you don't need complicated composite buttons to activate various switching effects including video effects that are usually activated in a number of steps.

They can all be saved in one user memory slot and with the assigned icon, you can easily identify the settings saved therein. Simply tap the slot to activate all saved features.

More Multiview Layouts

Datavideo 4000 series video switcher offers 6 different multiview layouts for monitoring. These layouts likely provide users with flexibility in arranging and viewing multiple video sources simultaneously, enhancing the overall usability of the video switcher for various production setups.


Picture-In-Picture frames with unique 3D borders

Create 2 picture-in-picture frames that can be active at the same time. Picture-in-picture frames are fully adjustable in size and position and have various border options including unique 3D borders.


Varieties of 3D PIP Configurations

The two built-in PIP windows can be overlaid on one another. In addition to the default corner places, you can further change the window's size, position and display ratio. You can also crop the window to make it square.

By adding a shaded border, you will then be able to fully generate an advanced 3D PIP window with a self-defined border color.

PIP Position Configurations

PIP Position Configurations

Change the PIP widow size and position

Change the PIP widow size and position

WIPE Transition Effects

There is a total of 64 wipe transition effects designed for different TV programs. The WIPE transition is a very crucial element in program production. The SE-4000 provides 64 eye- catching WIPE effects with configurable border color and width. The border can be further softened to make the WIPE effect unique.


Still image thumbnails

Save up to 250 4K still images such as sequential program images, images of various scenarios, full size logos, school or faculty badges, etc.

You can also capture important moments of your program and save these images for post-edits. This library of images is a good tool for future video production.

Lumakey, Chromakey, Linear Key and Downstream Key

Commonly used lumakey and chromakey, montage linear key and the topmost downstream key layer
are crucial elements to upgrading the video program quality.

They not only boost the professionalism of your video, they are also easy to use. With a customized combination of these four keyers, they add elegance to your program by generating advanced video effects.


Character Generator

A video switcher equipped with a character generator (CG) feature plays a pivotal role in television production and broadcasting. The 4000 series switchers seamlessly integrate with Datavideo's CG- 500, enabling the creation and overlaying of graphics, text, and various visual elements onto the video feed effortlessly through the HDMI input.

Integrated Audio Mix

The Datavideo 4000 series comes equipped with an integrated audio mix function. This feature allows users to select any audio channel from nine channels available options and mix it with any other channel of their choice. Additionally, the audio mix function follows a flexible and user-friendly approach, providing enhanced control over audio elements during production or broadcasting.

Professional Audio-to-Video Synchronization

There are times when video and audio become out of sync during video production or live video streaming. Most users would feel annoyed when such an issue arises. Videos are usually processed at 25 or 50 frames per second and the audio is delivered in milliseconds.

Due to different processing times and network latencies, you will thus receive out of sync video and audio. The SE-4000's professional built-in audio delayer is designed to ensure precise audio-to-video synchronization by delaying and calibrating the audio received.

Ultimately, the sound reproduced by stereo speakers should match the video played on the big screen, providing audience with a pleasant viewing experience.

Pre-saved 10 virtualsets with each having 4 configurable camera angles; save up to 40 virtualsets.

In addition to user saved still images, the SE-4000 also provides up to 10 sets of or 40 high quality 4K virtualsets for left, front, right and long shot auxiliary cameras. They are designed for video conferences and interview programs.

Not only that, the user can visit to download more virtualsets. Different themes for various scenarios are available on the website for download. In addition to the built-in virtualsets, you still have 200+ still image slots for saving extra virtualsets on the SE-4000 for video production.


Feel free to download various virtual scenes from Datavideo's proprietary virtualset website ( on which there are countless virtualset themes covering classrooms, TV news report, interview and finance programs, etc.

The virtualsets are created for schools and small to large virtual studios, providing you with a close to real virtual backgrounds and a pleasant experience in virtual program production

4 Chromakeyers for a complete virtual studio experience

SE-4000 switcher has 4 Chromakeyer for a complete virtual studio experience

Up to 4 channels of switchable chromakey with our unique “Key tie” functionality. Create a complete 4 channel virtual studio and enjoy our super easy to use automatic chromakey functions.

Crosspoint assignment for ultimate flexibility

XPT - Multiple Assignments at will

Crosspoint assignment (XPT) grants you the option of rerouting each physical in and output to any of the available buttons. No more ducking under the table for quick rerouting!

Fully Customizable: User Memory

Save camera and keyer settings in user memory presets. The SE-4000 offers up to 125 memory presets. Use icons to better identify settings saved therein.

You may sometimes need to switch between different chromakey, lumakey and linear key settings because different video shooting environments have different camera angles and amount of light so the keyer settings may vary.

You can save the camera's PTZ settings along with these keyer parameters in the user memory presets which can be accessed with one tap. Once loaded, the program view will be switched instantaneously to another camera image along with the keyer settings and the background image, mimicking video switching with multiple keyers. SE-4000, simply a video switcher to realize a multi-camera virtual studio.


User Image Swap

Use an icon to better identify settings saved in user memory slots. There are currently 380 icons available.

User Image Swap

There are currently 380 icons available.

DVIP - The Key to System Integration

Having a single professional switcher is still not enough for your video production, you still need a standard port that connects a network of external devices such as cameras, recorders, encoders, etc. DVIP is a communication protocol designed for such a purpose.

The DVIP port also allows you to connect devices of other manufacturers, thus forming a more comprehensive and easy-to-use system solution.

Professional Switcher for Studio and Outdoor Broadcast Van

The SE-4000 is a versatile solution with the main unit mountable in the 19 inch rack. The control keyboard panel can be placed on a flat surface or built inside an outdoor broadcast van.


SE-4000 uses DC 12V power;  it requires small power consumption and perfect for OB Van.

PD-4A Redundant Power Center

In mid-range and high-end products, the power system is the most critical but easily neglected part of the device. The DC power system is stable and highly efficient with low power consumption. It is also easy to use and safe. Simply connect the SE-4000's power adapter that has a locking mechanism to the 4 pin XLR socket at the rear of the main unit to start supplying sufficient and stable power to the switcher with an ease of mind.

In addition to the supplied power adapter, the latest PD-4A Redundant Power Center designed for applications with a high safety requirement is your another option. It has switchable AC and DC input sources. The dual AC inputs provide extra security to ensure a stable power supply. The PD-4A is thus a great device for various types of system integration in different video production environments.

There are also other PD-series power centers. All you need is a power cable to be able to connect all other Datavideo peripheral devices such as MS switchers, OBVs, standalone switchers, monitors, recorders, intercoms, audio mixers, streaming encoders, etc. The power centers simplifies the workflow and are designed to be eco-friendly.


Support UPS backup battery

If you are experiencing power instability in your video production environment and would like to consider other alternatives, the VMC-01 UPS backup battery could be the option that you are looking for. Simply install four standard V-mount batteries and you can proceed with video production without having to worry about power cut and voltage instability. Leave your power issues to the VMC-01 Uninterruptible Power System and enjoy a worry-free power protection.

Tutorial videos created specifically for the SE-4000

Datavideo Academy is a comprehensive learning platform established by Datavideo Technology. As a professional Broadcast and AV equipment manufacturer, Datavideo Technology is not only committed to providing quality products to users, but also has the responsibility to help users learn to operate Datavideo products.

Through the Datavideo Academy platform, users can easily master the operation of Datavideo products and experience the unique design of Datavideo products, further creating a variety of applications and bringing a good user experience. Now, a tutorial video for the SE-4000 is available at Datavideo Academy to help you get the best performance out of the product. Please click on the following link.

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4K 8-Channel Live Production Switcher

Model Number
Video Standard
4K & HD
Video Format
3840x2160p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25
1080p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25
1080i: 60/59.94/50

3840x2160p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25
1080p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25
1080i: 60/59.94/50
Video Processing
SDI: 4:2:2 10-bit
HDMI: YUV 4:2:2 10-bit, RGB: 4:4:4 8/10-bit
Input Routable / Crosspoint
Video Input
Total 8 live inputs (select 8 from 12)
8 x 12G-SDI
4 x HDMI
Mix HD & SD Source
Computer Graphic Interface
4 via HDMI
Video Output
4 x 12G-SDI
3 x HDMI
All assignable: Multiview, PGM, PVW, PGM+DSK, Clean PGM, Clean PVW, Input 1-12
Down-converted Output
Built-in Multi-view Monitoring Out
HDMI & SDI assignable
Analogue Audio Input
4 x Analogue XLR
Analogue Audio Output
2 x Analogue XLR
Digital Embedded Audio Support
Input 4 channels, Output 4 channels
Audio Delay Calibration
Up to 16 fields or 8 frames per channel
A+V Switching
Title Creator
Yes (Coming soon by firmware update)
4x Keyer support Chromakey/ Linear/ Luma Key
2x DSK support Lumakey & Linear key (Key / Fill)
Picture in Picture
Logo Insertion
Still Store
FTB, Cut, 32 Wipe with border
Transition Preview
Full transitions preview
Sync / Reference In/Out
1 x BNC Ref in
1 x BNC Ref out (loop-through)
(available after firmware upgrade in the future)
Tally Output
1x D-sub 25pin, dual color
PC Remote Control
DVIP (Ethernet)
Camera Control
Built-in Audio Mixer
Recording File System
Recording File Format
Video Encode
Audio Encode
Streaming Protocol
Firmware Update
USB / Ethernet
Special Features
5" Touchscreen Display
2 units, 2RU rack-mount mainframe
Dimension (LxWxH)
433 x 312 x 79 mm (switcher)
432 x 250 x 88 mm (main unit)
7.1 kg
Main Unit: DC 12V, 126W
Control Unit: DC 12V 17.3W
Operating Temp. Range
0~40 °C
What's in the Box
1 x SE-4000 Main Unit
1 x SE-4000 Control Board
2 x AD Switch DC 12V
1 x AC Cord
1 x Ethernet Cable
12 x Screw
2 x 2U Ear Rack


Extensive range of solutions that are ideal for most applications.



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