Grass Valley Kayak DD2 M/E Switcher. The Grass Valley Kayak DD 2 M/E Digital Switcher is a highly affordable system designed for live production, small studios, and editing applications. It features a compact 3 RU design, fully digital 10-bit video processing, and low power consumption. The system includes a powerful mix/effects (M/E) architecture with eight high-quality keyers, eight channels of built-in digital effects, and optional chroma keying capabilities. The KayakDD system features an intuitive menu with an integrated touchscreen color display and is switchable between 525-line and 625-line formats. It also supports a range of industry-standard machine-control protocols for managing VTRs, servers, edit controllers, and other production equipment. Optional Grass Valley RAMRecorder software for internal clip and still storage and optional RGB color correction are also supported. The KayakDD router interfaces with the Grass Valley Jupiter control system, the Grass Valley Encore control system, and a number of third-party controllers.