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BlackMagic Design Studio Converter

BlackMagic Design Studio Converter


The 19G Ethernet BlackMagic Design Studio Converter is designed to connect all BlackMagic Studio 4K Pro Cameras together using one Ethernet IP link connection. Using the Studio Converter camera feed, return program feed, timecode, reference, tally, talkback control are sent down one single cable.
The BlackMagic Design Studio Converter allows breakout of all the video, audio, and talkback connections at studio end. There is also no need for a power source near the camera as this unit includes a power supply powering the camera down the Ethernet cable.

  • Compatible with Studio Camera 4K Pro
  • 10G Ethernet Support
  • Connect all camera signals using one Ethernet IP link connection
  • Built in Mono Speaker
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  • The BlackMagic Studio Converter is compatible with Studio Camera 4K Pro Camera
  • Equipped with 10G Ethernet Support
  • Connect all camera signals using one Ethernet IP link connection
  • The BlackMagic Design Studio Converter has built in Mono Speaker
  • Accessory Type: Video Format Converter Audio Interface, Video Format Converter I/O Module
  • Converts From: SDI
  • Converts To: SDI
In the box

BlackMagic Studio Converter



SDI Video Inputs 2 x
SDI Video Outputs 2 x
SDI Monitor Outputs 1 x
SDI Rates 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G
Built in Speaker Mono
Analog Audio Inputs 2 channel analog Program audio in supported via 9-pin connector
Analog Audio Outputs 1x 6.35mm headphone jack
SDI Audio Input Return 1 with 2 channels of Program audio embedded in 1.5G/3G/6G/12G-SDI
4 talkback channels on 13, 14, 15 and 16
Return 2 with 2 channels of audio embedded in 1.5G/3G/6G/12G-SDI
SDI Audio Output 2 channels of Program audio embedded in 1.5G/3G/6G/12G-SDI
4 talkback channels on 13, 14, 15 and 16
Timecode Connections 1x BNC In, 1x BNC Out
Reference Connections 1x BNC In, 1x BNC Out
Tri-Sync or Black Burst
Talkback Audio SDI channels 13 and 14 for Engineering talkback
SDI channels 15 and 16 for Production talkback
RJ-45 Talkback connector for analog external talkback systems
Screen 2.2" LCD
Ethernet 1x 10Gb/s PoE RJ-45 Camera connector for SMPTE Fibre style workflow over Cat 6A network cable
1x 1Gb/s for external control and software updates
Computer Interface 1x USB-C


HD Video Standards 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97,
1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60,
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
Ultra HD Video Standards 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97,
2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60
SDI Compliance SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M level A and B, SMPTE 2081-1, SMPTE 2081-10, SMPTE 2082-1 and SMPTE 2082-10
Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24-bit
Video Sampling 4:2:2
Color Precision 10-Bit
Color Space REC 709, REC 2020
Multiple Rate Support SDI switches between HD, 3G-SDI, 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI


Built in Control Panel 7 buttons with spin knob control and 2.2 inch color display for device control and menu settings
External Control RJ-45 1Gb/s Ethernet


Software Included Camera Utility for firmware update


Operating Systems

Mac 10.15 Catalina
Mac 11.1 Big Sur or later

Windows 10, 64-bit

Power Requirements

Power 100-240V AC Input
Power Supply 1 x Esternal 100-240V AC 50/60Hz
Power Usage 40W Max plus Camera Power Usage


Operating Temperature 0 Degree to 45 Degree C
Storage Temperature -20 Degree to 45 Degree C
Relative Humidity 0% to 90% non-condensing


Dimensions 21 x 22.6 x 4.41 cm
Weight 1.43 kg

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Warranty Info


1.  What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?

All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.


Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras
are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Canon video cameras including Legria and X-series are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.


Nikon compacts excluding the Coolpix P900 are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon DSLR's including the CoolPix P900 and are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.


Panasonic cameras and lenses are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.


Fujifilm cameras  are covered by a 2 Year Warranty.


Sigma and Tamron products are covered by a 3 Year Warranty, which only applies to when registering your Tamron/Sigma product.


Lexar and Sandisk memory cards are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.


Lowepro's Limited Original Owner Warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship during the useful life of the product.  The warranty does not cover damage caused by improper care.


 All used gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 6 Month Warranty.


 All refurbished gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 12 Month Warranty.


2.  My product has gone faulty, now what ?

Please contact our service division straight away on 021 - 469 1962 and notify them of the fault. You may also e-mail them at

   1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product.  ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.

   2. During the warranty period, Orms will arrange collection of the faulty item, facilitate the repair and then ship the product back to the customer, bearing all risks and costs.

   3. Please see our policies under Return Policy and Servicing & Repair Policy for further information


Orms is not obliged to repair products that fall outside of the manufacturers warranty period, or products that are damaged accidentally, however Orms in seeking to deliver the highest standard of customer service will gladly assist the customer in having the product repaired via the network of repair agents with which Orms has business dealings.

Shipping Info

1.  FREE Standard Shipping 

Free Economy Shipping is available on all orders exceeding R1 000. (T&C's apply)

*Terms and conditions to qualify for free shipping:

  • Shipping may only be to a physical address within the borders of South Africa. No P.O Box's allowed.
  • Shipping to outlying or remote areas like farms and game reserves may attract an additional fee.
  • The delivery time to city areas is usually between 2 and 4 working days*. This excludes weekends and public holidays.

*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed.


2.  DawnWing Courier Service (local)

We use DawnWing couriers as our preferred method of delivery.

With sophisticated track and trace equipment, you can pinpoint exactly where your parcel is, from the moment it is dispatched by us, until it's safely handed over to you the recipient.

Your parcel is well packaged and bubble wrapped before delivery. We also fully insure your parcels contents for the journey to your door.

Delivery Charges:

We charge a flat-rate for shipping and the charges are per order. 

  • Express Shipping to Main Cities @ R 150.00 incl. VAT (ETA of 1-2 Business Days)* - Main Cities are: Cape Town, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London. Other cities/towns will take more than 1-2 delivery time.
  • Standard Shipping @ R 80.00 incl. VAT (ETA of 2-4 Business Days)* - To all areas.

*Reckoned from time of dispatch to time of arrival to client. This is an estimate and not guaranteed. This period does not include Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. The base price of R80.00 incl. VAT is for a parcel up to 10kg in Volumetric and Physical weight. Should the item/s exceed this weight, we reserve the right to increase the shipping charge accordingly. 

Please Note: The above prices quoted are for ordering online through the ORMSdirect website only. A different rate will be quoted if handled manually through our camera sales department. Our delivery service only runs from Monday to Friday. Saturday morning deliveries can be done by special arrangement only and at an additional charge. Please contact to arrange. We reserve the right to re-quote the delivery fee should this become too expensive. 


3.  DHL Express Courier Service (International)

Please note:

International orders are generally subject to local import duties and taxes (VAT)

Orms is not responsible for, nor can we offer, any specific advice regarding any customs related fees that you may incur. For specific information, please consult with your local government import office.

Privacy: Your privacy is important to us. We strive to exceed your expectations for privacy. Cross-border shipments are subject to inspection by customs authorities. We may also be called upon to provide certain order, shipment, and product information to our international carriers. Carriers may communicate such information to customs authorities for the purpose of facilitating customs clearance and compliance with local laws.

Delivery Charges:

International shipments are quoted on a per order basis depending on the size and weight of the parcel shipped.


4.  Collect & Collect from Orms Shop in Cape Town / Bellville

You are welcome to place your order online, pay for it and collect it from our Cape Town or Bellville branches. You will need to bring in a print out of the order for collection. Please ask for online sales on arrival. 


Orms Shop - Cape Town

Open: Mon-Thurs 9 to 5PM, Fri 9:00 to 5PM, Saturdays 9AM to 1PM 

Shop 5, Roeland Square

Upper Canterbury Street

Gardens, Cape Town, 8001

South Africa

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Orms Shop - Bellville

Open: Weekdays 9AM to 5:00PM, Saturdays 9AM to 1PM

Ground Floor, Tygervalley Chambers 2
27 Willie van Schoor Avenue
Bellville, Cape Town, 7530

South Africa


Free shipping on all South African orders above R1000


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