Ross Video CB-SOLO 13 Carbonite Black Solo 1 M/E Live Production Video Switcher : MY WAY VIDEO


Ross Video CB-SOLO 13…



Ross Video CB-SOLO 13 Carbonite Black Solo 1 M/E Live Production Video Switcher

  • Inputs: 12 x SDI, 1 x HDMI
  • Outputs: 5 x SDI, 1 x HDMI
  • Integrated Control Surface
  • Supports up to 1080p60 Video



ESTIMATED SHIPPING DATE: November 13, 2023 - December 4, 2023


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SKU CB SOLO 13 Category


Ross Video Carbonite Black Solo 1 M/E Live Production Video Switcher

Standard System Includes:
•9 XPTs for BKGD, PST and KEY/AUX/CC BUSes
•Dedicated Keyer Auto Trans Buttons
•Full Next Transition Area with Ross Video exclusive Roll Clip Function
•Legendary Ross Fader Bar (Lifetime Warranty on Faders!!)
•On Panel Menu with Support for DashBoard GUI Menu as well
•13 Inputs (12 SDI and 1 HDM)I & 6 outputs (5 SDI and 1 HDMI)
•1 Full ME’s with 5 keys (4 full function + 1 transition keyer for DVE and media transitions) plus 2 floating MiniME’s each with 2 Keyers
•Multi-Definition support for any of the following formats: 525, 625, 1080i 50/59.94, 720P 50/59.94, 1080pSF 23.98/25/29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080p50/59.94 (Level A)
•Single MultiViewer with up to 10 Source Displays, Multiple Layouts with Tally, Label controls and Clock
•Robotic Camera Control (VISCA, Canon BU and Ross Cambot)
•Video Server Control (AMP) with Ross Video Exclusive Roll Clip function
•Graphics System Control (RossTalk)
•Audio Mixer Control (Yamaha 01V96 and DM1000)
•TSL UMD v3.1 Serial Tally Protocol Transmit and v3.1 Receive with Bus Messages
•DashBoard Intuitive network menu system
•Custom Control Macros
•MediaWipeTM Transitions
•12 Multi-Definition Serial Digital Inputs, 1 HDMI Inputs, 1 Reference input
•4 Keyers with Luma/Linear/Chroma or DVE Keying abilities plus 1 Transition keyer for Animated wipes and DVE transitions
•1 Floating UltraChromeTM Chroma Keyer with Super Fine Keying Quality
•4 Channel Animation Store with Audio – 8 GB of Memory
•6 Format Scalar and Frame Sync (Media Stores can be switch to Frame Sync mode for an additional FS (Max 7 in 1080p)
•2 Channels Floating 2D DVE for 2D Picture in Picture Boxes or 2D DVE Transitions
•1 Powerful Pattern Generator and 1 Complex Wash Generator
•Wipes and Masks with soft edge borders
•6 Outputs (1 HDMI): AuxBus, Source Direct, ME PGM/PV/CLN and MultiViewer
•1 AES audio output
•100 Event Memory System for the M/E and MiniMEs with MemoryAI and Effects Dissolve Recall modes
•FlexiClean assignable Clean Feed output.
•USB port for storing/loading of switcher configuration, memories, custom controls and media files on external Media Drive
•24 GPIO connections each assignable to GPI or GPO function;
•18 Tally connections;
•Serial tally via TSL Tallyman protocol
•All In One Chassis with ON desk and IN Desk Mounting
•Full 10-Bit Processing in both HD and SD modes
•4:3/16:9 Switchable
•Redundant power option •Comprehensive System Operation and Engineering Manuals
•Full 1 Year Transferable Warranty;
•Free Lifetime Software Updates via Ross Website
*XPression LiveCG license is being included at no charge, a value of $2537 USD!

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Highly powerful and efficiently designed, Carbonite Black Solo delivers unprecedented performance in a remarkably cost-effective package. Solo sets the bar as the new world standard for small production switchers and delivers Pure Production Power!

Control Panels

Key FeaturesCarbonite Black Solo, Solo13 & Carbonite Black CB9 Panel
Physical Features
Direct Access Crosspoint Buttons9
Number of ME Rows1
Global Menu System /
Memory Control with Mnemonic LCD Buttons
True Next Transition Architecture
Individual Keyer Transition Controls
Custom Control Macros72 (Control Panel) 256 (DashBoard)

Features & Interfaces

FeaturesCarbonite Black Solo, Solo13 & Carbonite Black CB9 Panel
Number of Keys per ME5
(4 + 1 Transition Key)
Number of Keys per MiniME2 per MiniME
Total Keyers9
UltraChrome Keyer1
Number of Media-Stores™ (Capacity 8GB)4
Supported Media File TypesStills: .BMP. Stills & Animations: .JPG .JPEG (no Alpha), TGA & PNG (with Alpha) & 48k WAV audio files
Browser-based Graphics Management
Pattern Generators2
Effects Memory with MemoryAI™300 (100 for ME and each MiniME)
Custom Control Marcos36 (Control Panel) 256 (Dashboard)
Internal Frame Synchronizers & Format Converters6 freely-assignable Frame Syncs & Format Converters. If the switcher is operating in 1080p 59.94, you can only use a maximum of 7 frame synchronizers to sync 1080p 59.94 video inputs. This can be up to 3 FSFCs and 4 MSFSs or 6 FSFCs and 1 MSFS. Format conversion is not restricted.
Animated MediaWipes™
Direct Media Store Render Via Ethernet
(Requires external TC – Serial converter)
DashBoard Softpanel
DashBoard LiveAssist
ViewControl – Visual Production Control
Robotic Camera Control
Video Server Control (AMP)
Audio Mixer Control (Yamaha)

Frames (All-in-One and 1RU Frame)

Key FeaturesCarbonite Black SoloCarbonite Black Solo13
Multi-Definition Inputs9 (6 x SDI, 3 x HDMI)13 (12 x SDI, 1 x HDMI)
Multi-Definition Outputs6 (5 x SDI, 1 x HDMI)6 (5 x SDI, 1 x HDMI)
Number of MEs1
Number of MiniMEs2
Number of Multiviewers™ with Tally and Source Names1 (Up to 10 windows)
Internal Format Converters / Frame Synchronizer6
Number of Floating DVE’s2
Number of GPI/O24
Number of Tallies24
AES Digital Audio Output1
Removable Storage MediaUSB
Time Code InputVia External Gear Lite Converter (LTC)
Ethernet Ports1
Reference InputBlack or Tri-Level
Editor Port1 (RS-422)
Signal Processing Standards
Standard Definition480i/59.94, 576i/50
High Definition720P & 1080i 50/59.94
1080PsF, 23.98/25
1080P 29.97
3G 1080P1080P 50/59.94
Weight16.10 lbs
Dimensions21.10 × 14.30 × 9.8 in


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