BlackMagic Analog to SDI 2 Mini Converter

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Perfect for converting from analog HD/SD component, NTSC, PAL or S-Video to SDI out with balanced jack AES/EBU and analog audio embedding. Now you can convert analog devices such as Betacam SP, VHS, set top boxes, gaming consoles and HDV cameras to incredible quality SD/HD-SDI video.
SKU: BLA-CONVMAAS2

R3,395.00
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Features

Features

Perfect for converting from analog HD/SD component, NTSC, PAL or S-Video to SDI out with balanced jack AES/EBU and analog audio embedding. Now you can convert analog devices such as Betacam SP, VHS, set top boxes, gaming consoles and HDV cameras to incredible quality SD/HD-SDI video.

Features:

  • Analog to SDI Conversion
  • Embedded Audio

Mini Converters are the world's most advanced and easy-to-use SDI converters. Built with the highest quality components and connectors, Mini Converters automatically switch between SD, HD and 3Gb/s video standards. Whether you want to convert to or from SDI, move between different SDI video formats or distribute SDI signals to multiple destinations, you get the highest quality broadcast technology in a compact and affordable design. Choose from a range of 10 models, all featuring low SDI jitter and SDI re-clocking so you can use the longest SDI cable lengths and maintain pristine quality images. 

Easy To Use Features

Broadcast, post production and professional AV environments are built using SDI equipment and cabling. It’s essential when converting to and from SDI that you maintain the highest possible video and audio quality. Mini Converters are compact, affordable and easy-to-use. Settings can be changed quickly using built-in mini switches, and with a diagram showing pin settings printed on the back you never need to refer to a manual! Mini Converters use standard connections, so you get the convenience and cost savings of using your own cables!

Latest SDI Technology

Mini Converters feature the latest 3 Gb/s SDI technology that operates at twice the data rate of normal HD-SDI. 3 Gb/s SDI is fully compatible with all SD-SDI and HD-SDI equipment, so you can connect to your existing equipment. Mini Converters detect the video input and automatically switch between formats. Relevant models include redundant SDI inputs that are perfect for mission critical live events because you can run redundant cables for critical video paths. Should the primary connection fail then Mini Converter switches instantly to the secondary connection!

Standard Audio Connections

Mini Converters support embedded SDI and HDMI audio and several models let you separately embed or de-embed analog or digital audio. Mini Converters support 24-bit analog and AES/EBU audio and use standard 1/4" audio jacks so you don't need custom cables!

Powerful Performance

Unlike other converters that can be confusing to operate and sometimes identify, Mini Converters combine powerful performance with a simple design! Built-in connections are easy to access and all use standard cables that you're already likely to own!

Optical Fiber Conversion

Mini Converter is available in an SDI to optical fiber model. You get bi-directional SDI to optical fiber conversion, with each direction independent of each other. Optical fiber cables span distances up to 28 miles without any deterioration to the signal.

Highest Quality Processing

With the highest quality video processing, Mini Converters are ideal for all broadcast, post production and professional AV applications. Multiple internal power supplies ensure incredibly low noise levels when moving between analog and digital video formats. Specific models include up/down/cross conversion that lets you move easily between PAL and NTSC SD video standards and the high number of HD formats in 720 and 1080 horizontal resolutions.

Easy settings control

Changing Mini Converter's built-in mini switch settings is as easy as using a pen! This is great when you need to change settings quickly as there are no complicated menus to navigate! You can also control settings using the included Converter Utility software. Connect a Mini Converter to any Mac OS X or Windows based laptop or desktop computer! All models can be updated via USB 2.0 by simply downloading software upgrades directly from the Blackmagic Design website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In The Box

In The Box

  • Converter
  • Power Supply

Specs

Specs

Input (1) component, NTSC, PAL, and S-video via 3x BNCs
Output (2) SDI (switchable between SD, HD & 3Gbs SDI)
Audio Analog: 
(2) channels of professional balanced analog with standard 1/4" jack connections
Digital: 
(2) channels of professional balanced digital with standard 1/4" jack connections, AES/EBU standard
(Audio inputs are shared)
Power 12VDC
Dimensions (HxWxD) Not specified by manufacturer
Weight Not specified by manufacturer

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