Blackmagic Heavy Duty Mini Converter: SDI to HDMI 4K

Blackmagic Heavy Duty Mini Converter: SDI to HDMI 4K

Blackmagic Heavy Duty Mini Converter: SDI to Analog 4K

The SDI to Analog 4K is perfect for when you need a super tough SDI converter for the toughest environments. With low SDI jitter, SDI re-clocking, redundant input and more!
Regular Price $479.00 Special Price $405.00
SKU
VFCBMD150

Convert SDI in SD, HD or Ultra HD to analog video with down converter and audio. Mini Converter Heavy Duty models are machined from a solid block of aircraft grade aluminum so they are super tough and durable enough to be used in the most demanding live production and outside broadcast environments.

Get a super tough SDI converter for the toughest environments!

Mini Converter Heavy Duty models give you the highest quality SDI conversion in a super tough design that's perfect for use on location. Each converter is machined from a solid block of aircraft grade aluminum, and can withstand being run over by the largest OB vehicle! Heavy Duty models are built to the highest broadcast standards and automatically switch between SD, HD, 3G-SDI and up to 6G-SDI formats. With low SDI jitter and SDI re-clocking you can use the longest SDI cable lengths.

Designed For Live Production

Outside broadcast, news gathering and live events are demanding production environments where equipment gets tested to its limits. Mini Converter Heavy Duty models are packed with features to withstand daily use on location. Get a choice of models that convert between SDI and HDMI for connecting to low cost cameras and monitors, and SDI and analog when you need to connect to older decks and video equipment.

Work On Location

With low SDI jitter and SDI re-clocking you can use the longest lengths of SDI cable at live events and outside broadcasts without any loss of video quality. Relevant Heavy Duty models also feature a redundant input, so you can run a second cable as a back up. If the main SDI input is lost, the converter automatically switches over to the alternative input. This feature is great for outdoor use or in venues where working amongst large crowds may result in cable damage.

Standard Audio Connections

Mini Converter Heavy Duty uses standard 1/4” audio jacks for connecting balanced analog or AES/EBU digital audio, so you never need to buy custom audio cables! Audio from mixers and analog decks can be embedded into the SDI video signal.

Heavy Duty Design

Each heavy duty converter is precision machined from a solid block of aircraft grade aluminum, designed to resist damage caused by rough handling in live production and outdoor use. Connections are recessed and protected by the aluminum chassis.

Broadcast Quality Video

Mini Converter Heavy Duty models are ideal for all broadcast, post production and professional AV applications. You get support for a wide range of SD/HD up to Ultra HD video formats and the built in down converter means you can even connect Ultra HD sources to component video in SD or HD as well as NTSC and PAL video!

Easy Settings Control

Changing Mini Converter’s built-in mini switch settings can be done with a pen, a small screwdriver or any similar object! This is great when you need to change settings quickly on location, as there are no complicated menus to navigate! You can also control settings using the included Converter Utility software by connecting the converter to any Mac OS X or Windows computer! All models can be updated via USB 2.0 by simply downloading software upgrades from the Blackmagic Design website.

  • Super tough SDI converter for the toughest environments
  • Designed For Live Production
  • Work On Location
  • Standard Audio Connections
  • Heavy Duty Design
  • Broadcast Quality Video
  • Easy Settings Control
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Connections
SDI Video Input:Switchable between SD, HD and 6G-SDI
SDI Video Output:Automatically matches the SD, HD and 6G-SDI video input
Analog Video:NTSC, PAL, S-Video and Component HD from 6G-SDI input
Analog Audio:2 channels of professional balanced analog audio with standard 1/4 inch jack connections
AES/EBU Digital Audio:2 channels of professional balanced digital with standard 1/4 inch jack connections
SDI Redundant Input:Automatically switches over if main SDI input is lost
Multi Rate Support:Auto detection of 6G-SDI, HD or standard definition SDI inputs
Updates and Configuration:Via USB 2.0 high speed. (480 Mb/s
Reclocking:Yes

Standards
SD Format Support:525/29.97 NTSC, 625/25 PAL
HD Format Support:720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p24, 1080PsF24, 1080p25, 1080PsF25, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p30, 1080PsF30
2K Format Support:2048x1080PsF23.98, 2048x1080p23.98, 2048x1080PsF24, 2048x1080p24, 2048x1080PsF25, 2048x1080p25
4K Format Support:3840x2160p23.98, 3840x2160p24, 3840x2160p25, 3840x2160p29.97, 3840x2160p30, 4096x2160p24
SDI Compliance:SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601
SDI Video Rates:SDI video connections are switchable between standard definition, high definition and UHD
SDI Video Sampling:4:2:2
SDI Audio Sampling:Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24-bit
SDI Color Precision:4:2:2
SDI Color Space:YUV
SDI Auto Switching:Automatically selects between SD, HD, Level B 3 Gb/s and 6 Gb/s SDI
Analog Format Support:625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p24, 1080PsF24, 1080p25, 1080PsF25, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p30, 1080PsF30
Analog Color Space:YUV
Analog Color Precision:4:2:2

Format Conversion
Format Conversion:HD down conversion

Software
Software Control:Mac OS X and Windows software upgrade via USB
Internal Software Upgrade:Via included updater application

Operating Systems
Mac:Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later
Windows:Windows 7 or Windows 8

Power Requirements
Power Supply:12V universal power supply included with international socket adapters for all countries. Cable tie point
Power Consumption:8.04 Watts
Operational Voltage Range:12V

Physical Specifications
Dimensions (WxDxH):127.2 x 107 x 29.7 mm
Weight:520 g

Environmental Specifications
Operating temperature:0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F
Storage temperature:Negative 20° to 45° C (Negative 4° to 113° F
Relative Humidity:0% to 90% non-condensing

  • Mini Converter Heavy Duty SDI to Analog 4K
  • Software CD
  • 12V universal power supply with international socket adapters
  • 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty
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