Calibre HQVIEW 400DC beauty view


Digital Cinema Multi-input to DVI/HDMI scaler

$3,969.00 USD

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Harnessing the power of the Reon™ video processor running state of the art HQV™ algorithms with expertly designed hardware and firmware from Calibre, HQView400DC is a highly flexible digital cinema alternative content scaler-switcher which gives stunning image quality from consumer and professional AV sources, providing flexible connectivity and a compact 1U form factor.

HQView400DC is specifically optimized for use with digital cinema projectors.

HQView Image Processing

Calibre HQVIEW 400DC front & back views


Digital Cinema Multi-input to DVI/HDMI scaler with
Reon IDT-HQV image processing 4-corner geometry correction, protrait & rotate.  


Key Features Inputs Front Controls Remote Control Processing Motion Adaptive Noise Reduction Real-time Unsharp Mask Audio Follow Video 24p Output Support, 2K in and Out Support
HQView400DC DVI, HDMI, 2xComposite, 1xSVideo, 1xComponent, 1xVGA, 1xHD-SDI OSD based with direct input select keys TCP/IP based web server or TCP/IP & RS232 based API HQV ReonVX video processor SD only No
PVProHD-DC DVI, HDMI, 2xComposite, 2xSVideo, 2xComponent, 1xVGA, 1xHD-SDI Front panel LCD, user definable input select keys with signal status indication TCP/IP or RS232 based remote control application and API Realta professional image processor running post- production grade HQV real-time algorithms using 1Tflop TVP DSP HD & SD up to 1080i50/60 and 1080p24 max HD & SD up to 1080i50/60 and 1080p24 max Analog, digital and optical audio support, user definable automatic audio routing Yes
  • Digital Cinema alternative content image processor in a compact 1U format
  • Use as a routing switcher and universal interface
  • Improve video image quality with better detail and clarity
  • Superior de-interlacing reduces image flicker and artefacts
  • Optimized for integration with digital cinema projectors
  • Lower cost alternative to Calibre’s PVProHD-DC super-premium alternative content processor
  • HDMI, DVI, VGA Analog, Component YPbPr,RGsB/RGBS, Composite, S-Video & HD-SDI inputs with signal compatibility up to 1080p & WUXGA
  • HDMI/DVI & VGA Analog outputs
  • Motion adaptive per pixel video de-interlacing, HD & SD
  • Multi-directional diagonal de-interlace filter
  • Automatic 3:2 & 2:2 pull-down detection with automatic film, video and video over film detection
  • Chroma and Luma transient improvement
  • Edge anti-aliasing
  • 4-field full resolution SD & HD processing
  • 4D Motion, Noise Adaptive HQV noise reduction for spatial and temporal noise
  • Codec noise reduction for mosquito and block compression noise
  • PIP (Picture in Picture), POP (Picture on Picture), PAP (Picture alongside Picture)
  • Direct input selection keys allow input selection without using menu system
  • Flexible color calibration controls
  • Gamma controls
  • 10-bit signal inputs, 12-bit accurate internal processing
  • Selectable processing versus latency: best picture and low latency modes
  • Latency as low as 0.25-frame progressive inputs, 1.25-frames interlaced inputs
  • USB port for in-field firmware updates
  • Programmable customer logo on menu
  • TCP/IP remote control and Web Server
  • Easy to navigate self-explanatory OSD menus
  • Compatible with alternative content DVI or HDMI input on digital cinema projectors


2x Composite Video CVBS (NTSC, PAL & SECAM)

1x via BNC jack and 1x via Cinch/RCA

1x YC/S-Video via 4 pin mini DIN

1x Component analog video YPbPr(S) or RGsB/RGBS via 3 or 4 x BNC jack

1x HDMI with HDCP, 8/10/12 bit video compatible

10-bit internal processing depth. Audio strip-off of SPDIF compatible formats

1x DVI with HDCP

1x VGA Analog via 15HDD

1 x HD-SDI, accepts SD and HD SDI signals via BNC

Supported video formats

HD 720p, 1080i, 1080psf (psf digital only), 1080p23.97/24/25/30, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60

ED 480p, 576p (not via SDI)

SD 625i (576i), 525i (480i)

Common VESA graphics formats from 640x480 to 1920x1200 (with reduced blanking for 1920x1200 and 1600x1200 modes)

Multi standard support for CVBS & YC in PAL, NTSC, SECAM formats with selectable 3D comb for composite


1x DVI/HDMI with HDCP (HDMI with deep color 8/10/12 bit support, via DVI connector)

1x VGA Analog via 15HDD

1x S/PDIF digital audio via RCA

NB: VGA Analog output is disabled with HDCP-encrypted input

Supported Output formats:

Primary output mode is 1920x1080 optimized for alternative content input of digital cinema projectors

Also supports common VESA formats from 640x480 to 1920x1200, and HD formats at 720p, 1080p.

Selectable I/O lock mode, or frame rate conversion mode

Selectable aspect ratio conversion

User Controls

Keypad for direct input selection, control of common adjustments and OSD

Remote control via RS232, TCP/IP API and Web Server

USB port for uploading software updates and new features

Power Requirements

100-264VAC, 30W typical


3-years return to base warranty covers parts and labor, shipping excluded.

HQView Downloads

User Manuals

Please find links to the HQView range of manuals below.

HQView400 Series


HQView API Protocol

PC Software for HQView Range

Logo Updater V1-0 -Customer on screen display menu logo branding tool,

Note maximum bitmap image size is 56 x 26 pixels

maximum bitmap image size is 56 x 26 pixels


DiscoveryTool Version 1.0 (to allow HQView to be discovered on your network)

Please note, there is no remote control PC application software because HQView has an inbuilt web browser, so for remote control customers should obtain or set the IP address of their unit from the System>Network OSD menu page, then use their internet browser to browse to this address.  


Firmware for HQView Range

 Universal Updater Installer version 2.2.5

Install this application on your PC/laptop and choose your model below, to update the firmware on your HQView. Firmware revision history: HQView Firmware Release Notes

HQView400DC Firmware Download



Specification Sheets

HQView400DC Specification Sheet Download

Calibre HQVIEW 400DC front & back views
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