Panasonic’s new broadcast-grade 2ME switcher on show for the first time in Australia

For the very first time in Australia, Panasonic will debut a 2ME Live Switcher at a number of broadcast events to be held around the country. The AV-HS6000, notable for its wide system adaptability, intuitive operation and high reliability, will be on display at the upcoming ENTECH exhibition in Melbourne, followed by Brisbane and then the ABE Exhibition in Sydney.

While Panasonic 1ME broadcast, live event and network switchers have been available in Australia for many years, this is the first time we will be launching a 2ME switcher outside of Japan. Given that in Japan, Panasonic holds significant market share (over 50%) and that we have been making switchers for more than 30years, there is an invaluable wealth of knowledge that has gone into this latest model.

Mathew Alexander, Product Marketing Manager, Broadcast and Professional Video, Panasonic, said:

“The AV- HS6000 is a highly compact live switcher, and is a convenient solution for broadcast, production and live event applications In addition, with the Software Development Kit provided by Panasonic, third-party vendors and SI System Integrator professionals can freely develop plug-in software that adds new functionality.”

The new Panasonic broadcast 2ME live switcher features a stylish design matched with an intuitive button layout and has an optional 25.7 cm (10.1 inches) touch-operated menu panel, which can also show input and output video, WFM display and multi-view display. The switcher can alternatively, be equipped with a commercially available VGA monitor. A web server feature enables users to select menu settings on a PC through a LAN connection. Furthermore, a Software Development Kit (SDK) ensures excellent expandability.

In order to best demonstrate the AV- HS6000’s extraordinary abilities, US based switcher demonstrator, Robin Shahid, will be in attendance at all three broadcast exhibition events. Mr. Shahid boasts years of experience using and training on 2ME switchers, so he is perfectly placed to answer questions and show attendees’ just what this innovative switcher can do.

See the AV-HS6000 2ME Live Switcher in action

  • Melbourne

July 23 & 24
Entech Show – Royal Exhibition building

  • Brisbane

July 29 & 30
Contact Rob Myers on 0414-249-377 to arrange a demonstration.

  • Sydney

August 5, 6 & 7
ABE  – Manly Pacific Hotel


Panasonic Announces New Broadcast Grade 2 M/E Live Production Switcher at IBC.

AV-HS6000 2ME Live Switcher product page.

Download the brochure (PDF).