Pointmaker PVI 65

SD/HD-SDI Broadcast Video Marker

pointmaker pvi-65 annotation over a weather report
The Pointmaker PVI-65 HD-SDI broadcaster marker allows broadcast talent or technicians to direct audience attention to details of sports, weather, traffic, news and other broadcast images. This model allows drawing on most HD-SDI signals up to 1080i, 720p, and features key output. Technicians or talent can easily draw and point over prerecorded or live images during live broadcast or post-productions. Compatible with most production budgets.

Key Features

  • Draw and point over HD/SD-SDI resolution images up to 1080i, 720p.
  • Generate a key signal that outputs to a broadcast switcher, while passing video through a second output to a preview monitor for talent and crew.
  • One HD-SDI input two HD-SDI outputs can be configured to display video with menus and annotation and while the second output displays annotation without menus or a video pass-through.
  • Easily draw and point using an optional digitizing tablet or third-party touch screen.
  • Line drivers are available for tablets or touch screens farther than 25 feet between the unit and display.


Video IN: One HD/SD-SDI (BNC x 1)  up to 1920x1080i, 720p
Video OUT: Two HD/SD-SDI (BNC) #2 programmable for Program, Key, Preview or Passthrough
Power Source: 100-120/200-240 VAC (50/60hz)
Current: .5AMP/.25AMP
Power Consumption: 60 watts
Operating Temp: 34°F to 131°F (0°C to 55°C)
Approx. Weight: 7lbs
Dimensions: 19”x 2RU
Warranty: One(1) year parts and labor.

Optional Accessories

DTU-CTL470 USB Digitizing Tablet (active drawing area 5.8"x3.6")
KB-30 Keyboard with Pointmaker function key template.
DTX-DRV RS-232 Line Driver Pair (One pair needed per device)
EXT-USB-4PORT USB Extender (up to 150ft) with 4 port hub - For use only with CPN-5000 PVI-4601 and PVI-4301.
EXT-USB-1PORT USB Extender (up to 150ft) for 1 device - For use only with CPN-5000 PVI-4601 and PVI-4301.

Back Panel

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