Blackmagic Design Audio Monitor 12G

The Blackmagic Design Audio Monitor 12G is professional, and enhanced audio monitoring system all packed into an incredibly small one rack unit size – being absolutely perfect for broadcast trucks where space is quite tight, or in edit and audio post production facilities. The revolutionary Audio Monitor 12G features crystal clear audio with a dual subwoofer design with the latest advanced audio analysis technology; precision audio level metering; advanced 12G-SDI that supports all SD, HD, and Ultra HD video resolutions. For better monitoring – you can connect it up to a big screen TV for high resolution monitoring.
  • Dual Subwoofer Design
  • 12G-SDI Input
  • XLR Analog Audio
  • Precision Audio Level Metering
  • Machined Metal Design
  • Audio & Video Connections
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SKU
BLA-HDL-AUDMON1RU12G
R23,300.00
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Monitor Anywhere

Offering great and professional audio wherever you go. It’s never been easier to put the highest quality audio and video monitoring everywhere you need it. Install Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G in broadcast racks audio on decks, video servers and live transmissions. At the push of a button you can switch between stereo pairs of the SDI input, great for monitoring alternative language tracks. The compact size is perfect for portable flyaway kits and broadcast trucks where space is tight, or in edit and audio post production facilities where precise audio quality is essential.


Small Size, Big Sound

The Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G has been designed using the latest advanced audio analysis technology to create a wide and smooth frequency response curve with crisp highs and powerful deep bass. You get great sounding music, extremely clear voice tracks and all the detail of effects tracks. Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G is powerful and loud enough to hear your audio in noisy environments, such as broadcast equipment rooms that have a lot of cooling fan noise.


Precision Audio Level Metering

The two big bright audio level meters on the front panel feature multi coloured RGB LEDs under each segment. You can select between VU or PPM or Loudness scales with a choice of EBU or BBC meters. With lots of meter segments you can monitor a very wide dynamic range, from -45 to +3 decibels, -12 to +12, or 0 to 7, depending on the scale you choose. In addition you can meter Loudness using standard Loudness, K‑weighted, relative to Full Scale (LKFS) to normalize of levels for delivery to broadcast TV and video. The bright audio level meters are always clear enough to read, no matter if you are working in bright or dark environments.


Machined Metal Design

The machined metal design is attractive as well as extremely strong, which means you get a robust chassis that's vital for better quality sound without rattles and vibrations. The elegant front panel features audio level meters, LCD video monitor and a reliable contact‑less volume control, so you never get deterioration and crackling in the audio when adjusted. To select audio pairs, left and right solo, mute and input, there is a built in illuminated keypad and for private monitoring there is a built in headphone socket.


Advanced 12G‑SDI

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G supports all common SD, HD and Ultra HD video resolutions. The 12G‑SDI input and HDMI 2.0 output also support high resolution Ultra HD monitoring. The advanced technology of 12G‑SDI is 48 times faster than standard HD‑SDI so you can work at resolutions and frame rates as high as 2160p60, all over a single cable. You can connect to Ultra HD TVs and projectors with HDMI 4K and you can monitor any of the 16 audio channels on the 12G‑SDI input.


Both Audio and Video Connections

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G has all the audio and video connections you need to make it the perfect monitoring solution in any environment. With balanced analog XLR audio, balanced AES/EBU audio and consumer level HiFi audio inputs it’s easy to connect any audio source. You can select between inputs quickly using the input button situated on the front panel. The 12G‑SDI video input and HDMI 2.0 video output both support embedded audio and let you connect to the latest high resolution video technology.


Use a Big Screen TV for Monitoring

When you're working with SDI video input you can use the Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G to convert from SDI to HDMI for monitoring with big screen televisions or video projectors. Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G automatically switches between SD, HD and Ultra HD formats. You can monitor in high resolution Ultra HD using the HDMI output with only a single HDMI cable.

  • Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G
  • PPM and Loudness Scale Stickers
  • SD card with software and manual

Connections

SDI Video Inputs

1

SDI Video Outputs

1 loop out.

SDI Rates

270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G.

HDMI 2.0 Video Outputs

1

Multi Rate Support

SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definition, high definition and ultra high definition.

SDI Video Loop

1 x reclocked 10‑bit SD/HD/3G‑SDI, 6G‑SDI and 12G‑SDI.

Analog Audio Inputs

2 x XLR. 2 x RCA HiFi.

Analog Audio Outputs

1 x 6.5mm headphone socket.

Digital Audio Inputs

1 x XLR.

Built in Speaker

Stereo with 2‑way crossover and independent stereo subwoofers.

AES/EBU Audio Inputs

2 channels balanced 110Ω AES/EBU via XLR.

SDI Audio Inputs

16 channels embedded in SD, HD and UltraHD 4K.

SDI Audio Outputs

16 channels embedded audio loop out.

HDMI Audio Outputs

8 Channels embedded in SD, HD and 4K.

Ethernet

1Gb/sec for configuration and firmware updates.

Computer Interface

USB‑C for configuration and firmware updates.

Metering

2 x 27 RGB segment LED VU, PPM or Loudness meters.

Modes

Push button interface allows for input selection, channel selection, independent left and right audio, mute and volume control with scroll wheel.

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G

Standards

SD Video Standards

525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL

HD Video Standards

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

2K Video Standards

2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p, 2K 23.98PsF, 2K 24PsF, 2K 25PsF

Ultra HD Video Standards

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60

4K Video Standards

4KDCIp23.98, 4KDCIp24, 4KDCIp25, 4KDCIp29.97, 4KDCIp30, 4KDCIp50, 4KDCIp59.94, 4KDCIp60

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M Level A and B, SMPTE 2081‑1, SMPTE 2081‑10, SMPTE 2082‑1 and SMPTE 2082‑10

SDI Auto Switching

Automatically selects between SD, HD, 3G‑SDI Level A and B, 6G‑SDI and 12G‑SDI.

Audio Sampling

96 KHz and 24 bit.

Video Sampling

4:2:2 and 4:4:4

Audio Meter Ballistics

54 RGB segment LEDs allowing selection of metering with VU, PPM EBU, PPM BBC or Loudness. Includes replaceable level scale.

Control

Built-in Control Panel

2.2 inch display for viewing video input, video standard and selected audio input.

Software

Internal Software Upgrade

Via USB connection and Ethernet

Operating Systems

Mac icon

Mac 10.13 High Sierra, 
Mac 10.14 Mojave or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.

Display

Display Element

2.2 inch diagonal color LCD.

Display Resolution

320 x 240.

Input Display

SDI video, format, audio type and audio channels.

Power Requirements

Power Supply

1 x Internal 100 - 240V AC.

Power Usage

55 Watts

Physical Specifications

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G

PPM and Loudness Scale Stickers

SD card with software and manual

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