VIP Drive 43Nova 2


VIP Drive 43Nova 2

VIP Drive 43Nova 2 is a streamlined all-in-one video wall mapper/scaler/ switcher for use with the Novastar video control protocol. With four inputs, three outputs and a preview monitor, it will map your video wall, scale/switch your video source, and allow remote triggering via DMX, eliminating the need for individual mappers, scalers, and video switchers. HDCP support and EDID management further improve the flexibility of the VIP Drive 43Nova 2.


  • Video wall processor that switches, scales, and outputs video signal to any Novastar video panel (including F3, F4IP, Vivid 4)
  • Powerful standalone mapping configures most video walls without a computer
  • Custom user interface makes setting up your wall fast and easy with on-screen visual feedback
  • Front, integrated video monitor assists switching and timing for live events
  • Remote control via DMX supports triggering and video adjustments
  • Specialized on-screen mapping overlay makes mapping fast and easy by identifying the port and order of each video panel live, while video continue to play in the background.
  • Supports DVI, HDMI, and 3G-SDI for flexibility in various applications, including loop connections for DVI and 3G-SDI
  • 4 etherCON video outputs support full HD at 2.6 million LED resolution
  • Works with NovaLCT-Mars software for complex configurations and panel calibration
  • Compact 1U packing eases transportation and integration into your existing setup
  • New Frame function supports screen capture of video inputs which can be triggered as an additional video source
  • New Genlock input and loop supports synchronizing multiple VIP Drive 43Nova2’s in a screen


  • Dimensions: 19 x 12 x 1.7 in (483 x 305 x 44 mm)
  • Weight: 5.4 lb (2.45 kg)
  • Housing Material: Aluminum alloy
  • Rackmount: 1U


  • Power Connection: Edison (Local) plug to powerCON
  • Power Input: powerCON
  • Cable Length (power): 5 ft (1.5 m)
  • Video Input: DVI-I (VESA standard, 1080i, HDCP support)
  • Video Input: HDMI (EIA/CEA-861 standard, meeting HDMI-1.3 standard, HDCP support)
  • Video Input: HD-SDI (480i, 576i, 720p, 1080i/p)
  • Video Output: DVI Loop
  • Video Output: SDI Loop
  • Video Output: HDMI Preview
  • Video Output: Neutrik® etherCON® (4)
  • Linking Connection: Ethernet
  • Software Connection: Front/Rear USB
  • Backup/update Connection: Front/Rear USB


  • Control Protocol: NOVASTAR
  • Maximum Supported Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Maximum Supported LEDs: 2,621,440
  • Remote Control: DMX-512 via 5-pin XLR (male/female), NovaLCTMars PC software via front/rear USB (1)
  • DMX control channels: 11-CH
  • Supports Video Standards: SMPTE 425M (Level A and Level B), SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M-C and DVB-ASI


  • Input Voltage: 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz (auto-ranging)
  • Power and Current: 40 W, 0.33 A @ 120 V, 60 Hz
  • Power and Current: 40 W, 0.19 A @ 208 V, 60 Hz
  • Power and Current: 40 W, 0.17 A @ 230 V, 50 Hz


  • IP Rating: IP20, dry location

What’s Included

  • VIP Drive 43Nova 2
  • Rubber feet (4)
  • powerCON power cord
  • USB cable
  • HDMI signal cable
  • Cat5e Ethernet cable
  • Warranty Card