Blackmagic Design Mini Converter Heavy Duty - SDI to Analog

  • $155.00

  • Brand: Blackmagic Design
  • Model Number: SDI to Analog
  • Product Code: BS17546
  • Availability: In Stock
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The Mini Converter Heavy Duty - SDI to Analog from Blackmagic Design is an extremely rugged device that accepts any SD, HD, or 3 Gb/s SDI input – redundant connections are supplied, for automatic switch-over in case of failure – and outputs an HD/SD component, NTSC/PAL (composite), or S-Video signal. You can also choose to de-embed two channels of SDI audio for the balanced AES/EBU or L/R analog audio outputs.

Use this device to convert digital video sources for output to Betacam SP and VHS decks, analog monitors, and other similar devices. The Mini Converter features auto-detecting HD/SD inputs and a hardware down converter that allows you to connect HD-SDI sources to SD equipment. The converter applies an equalizer, re-clocker, and 10-bit de-serializer to the SDI input signal. There's also an SDI loop-through output for further processing of the source signal.

Converters in the Mini Converter Heavy Duty range are machined from a solid block of aircraft-grade aluminum and are generally designed to resist damage from rough use, whether outdoors or just in the course of live production. This super-strong Heavy Duty converter can withstand being run over by a truck and keep working. Its BNC and audio connections are protected by outcroppings of the aluminum body, unlike those on the standard Mini Converter line.

The converter features scratch-resistant laser-etched labeling, non-slip rubber feet, and a dust-resistant rubber boot that covers the mini configuration switches from dust and dirt.

Technical Details

Blackmagic Design CONVMH/DUTYASA Specs

Input2x BNC (redundant) for (1) SDI signal (switchable between SD, HD & 3 Gb/s SDI)
Output3x BNC for (1) component (HD/SD), NTSC & PAL (composite), or S-Video signal
1x BNC for SDI loop-out (matches SD, HD, or 3 Gb/s SDI input) 2x 1/4" jacks for either (2) channels of balanced analog audio or (1) stereo AES/EBU connection
Multi-Rate SupportAuto detection of HD or SD analog input
Computer InterfaceUSB 2.0 (480 Mb/s) for updates and configuration
SDI Format Support625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC, 1080PsF/23.98, 1080PsF/24, 1080Ps/F25, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 720p50, 720p59.94, and 720p60 (connections automatically switch between SD, HD, and 3G)
Analog Format Support625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC, 1080PsF/23.98, 1080PsF/24, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 720p50, 720p59.94, and 720p60
SDI ComplianceSMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, ITU-R BT.656, ITU-R BT.601
SamplingSDI Video: 4:2:2
SDI Audio: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24-bit
Color PrecisionSDI/Analog: 4:2:2
Color SpaceSDI/Analog: YUV
Copy ProtectionFor legal reasons, capture devices from Blackmagic Design are designed not to capture, convert, or transmit video or audio from copy-protected sources, e.g., video devices using HDCP
Software ControlMac OS X and Windows software upgrade via USB
Settings ControlMini-switches or via USB & software
Firmware UpgradeVia included firmware updater application
Power Requirement12V DC (power supply included)
Operational Voltage Range12V
Power Consumption110V: 83 mA
220V: 42 mA
Dimensions (HxWxD)Not specified by manufacturer
WeightNot specified by manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.85 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.5 x 6.3 x 2.8"

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