Hall Research HDMI & VGA Video Generator, Tester, and Analyzer

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Hall Research HDMI & VGA Video Generator, Tester, and Analyzer


The PGA-VHD is a must-have tool for every AV installer and system integrator!

This battery operated instrument provides an HDMI input and both VGA and HDMI outputs. The PGA-VHD has a large 4K touch screen for user operation. The display can also act as an HDMI monitor and signal analyzer. Input and outputs support resolutions to 4K UHD @ 60 4:4:4.  The PGA-VHD provides a host of tools for verification and troubleshooting of complex AV systems.

When configured as a Pattern Generator, it can provide both legacy VGA and digital HDMI outputs supporting HDMI 2.0a with HDR standards. Embedded audio of up to 8-channel @ 192K is provided. The analyzer can perform system level "loop test" acting as both source and sink to test repeaters, extenders and cables. It can also act as a pass-thru HDMI signal analyzer.

The pattern generator Includes a universal power supply and is battery-powered with operation time of 4 to 6 hours on a single charge. Various tests and reports (saved on external USB flash memory) such as HDMI video format and parameter information, HDCP and EDID tests are provided for testing video sources and video sinks (TVs, extenders, Switchers, etc). It can also perform tests on AV equipment such as extenders, splitters, switchers, and scalers.

The analyzer is also equipped with an Ethernet port and all of its functions are controllable using Telnet protocol.

Key Features

  • Simultaneous HDMI and VGA output
  • HDMI loop and pass-through functions for testing cables, extenders, and switchers
  • Large 4.3” touch screen for display and control
  • Supports HDMI 2.0(a) on both input and output with 18 Gbps Bandwidth
  • Supports 4K2K/60 4:4:4 8bit and 4K2K60 4:2:0 16bit video signals
  • High Dynamic Range Video support
  • Selectable HDCP 2.2 or 1.4
  • Large selection of output video patterns including user defined and patterns with moving objects
  • Audio output (stereo L/R)
  • Supports mouse control
  • Supports Ethernet TCP/IP device control
  • Supports user defined pattern up to 2GB
  • The touch screen video image can be mirrored (duplicated) to the HDMI output (perfect for training)
  • EDID read and save option
  • Creates reports for video format, timing, packet data and Audio parameters
  • Rugged and durable housing with elastic rubber corner protection
  • Convenient carrying case for field use
  • Battery operation time up to 4 hours under full load

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Hall Research guarantees that the supplied equipment is free from defective workmanship and materials. Subject to the agreements set forth, Hall Research will repair or replace, at its option, the defective components for a period of 3 years from the date of purchase if purchased after January 1st, 2016. Equipment purchased before January 1st, 2016 have a 2 year warranty. Warranty is void if item is subject to improper use, negligence, or unauthorized modification. All products Hall Research sells have no user serviceable parts inside. Opening the unit without written permission from Hall Research will void the warranty.