VLK1/FTB - linear keyer and program fade
increase the performance of your video switcher

The VLK1 is a stand alone that can be accommodated in the ELMAN’s 1 RU multifuction-system subrack which can be inserted up to three standalone modules simultaneously.
The VLK1 can be independently utilized also being the apparatus provided with its own power supply and with all the necessary connectors on a rear panel.


  • Key Titles, Digital Effects and Logos
  • Keying or Program Fade with automatic or manual transition
  • Key 100% linearity preset
  • Variable GAIN and CLIP for non linear keying
  • NEXT TRANSITION function
  • Variable rate automatic transition generator
  • Transparency effect
  • Programme and Key Fade IN/OUT function
  • External or internal FILL signal
  • Preview output to check key effect
  • Sync and black signals derived from the input
  • PAL/NTSC auto switch
  • Desktop remote control
  • Stand alone module or fitted in 1/3 of 1RU rack mount adapter
  • Universal Power supply 90-260 VAC

Module rear view
Desktop Remote Control



  • PGM Composite – 1V p-p
  • Fill Composite – 1V p-p
  • Key Composite – 1V p-p


  • Preview Composite – 1V p-p
  • PGM Composite – 1V p-p


  • Differential gain < 0.5%
  • Differential phase < 0,5°
  • Delay Timing < 15 nS


  • VLK1 size and weight 1/3 19" rack mount, 1Ru high, 310mm depth, 1,5 Kg
  • Control panel size (mm) and weight W 185, D 135, H 55, 0,5 Kg
  • Video connector BNC
  • Control panel connection to keyer 9-way cable, D-type connectors
  • Power IEC connector, 90-260 VAC
  • Consumption < 10 VA

The VLK1/FTB includes

  • Keyer
  • Remote control
  • Connecting cable mt. 5

Option: Rack Mount Adapter (RMA)

In accordance with constant improvement policy of products, El.Man (Elettronica Mangione) reserves the right to modify without notice and at any time, features and prices of its own apparatus.