AJA Video Systems RovoRX-SDI UHD/HD HDBaseT Receiver

UltraHD/HD HDBaseT Receiver to 6G/3G-SDI and HDMI frame sync w/ PoH, Genlock

RovoRx-SDI is an UltraHD/HD HDBaseT Receiver with four integrated 6G/3G-SDI outputs and HDMI video and audio outputs specifically designed to receive RovoCam’s output. Receive the RovoCam’s video and audio up to 100m away from the camera, and output to SDI monitors, routers and recorders and HDMI TVs and devices. RovoRx-SDI also offers a DA (Distribution Amplifier) Mode for extensive output options. The HDBaseT connector on RovoRx-HDMI supports camera uncompressed video, audio, power, and control, all over a single Cat 5e/6 cable, greatly simplifying cabling and systems integration.

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Integrated 4K/HD Camera with HDBaseT
Control and display RovoCam’s gorgeous UltraHD/HD imagery remotely with RovoRX-HDMI.

RovoCam itself features an integrated HDBaseT transmitter. Not only does HDBaseT offer affordable long cable runs up to 100 meters over standard Cat 5e/6 cables, it also passes RovoCam’s gorgeous UltraHD/HD imagery, audio, control of the camera, and power to the unit.

A single Cat 5e/6 cable carries all uncompressed video, 2-Channel audio, VISCA camera control, and power for the simplest installation ever due to RovoCam’s integrated HDBaseT interface.


• 1 x HDBaseT connector (RJ-45) allowing camera interaction and control, uncompressed video, audio and power all over one Cat 5e/6 cable.

• 1 x 3.5mm Mic audio input

• 1 x 3.5mm RS-232 input

• 1 x local power connector

Simple to Install. Simple to Operate.

Note: Power and RS-232 connections on RovoCam are not needed if those functions are supplied by the HDBaseT interface.

RovoControl is free software from AJA for Mac, Windows or Linux, designed to be a simple application for controlling one or multiple RovoCams, offering easy control of all the main camera features like zoom, iris and focus.

RovoControl uniquely offer electronic PTZ for moving an HD 1080p box around the UltaHD frame, allowing Pan and Tilt for HD output.

RovoControl v1.0 software features:

•    Zoom, focus and iris control.

•    Electronic PTZ to move a 1080p box around an UltraHD frame for Region   of Interest (ROI) Pan and Tilt extraction for HD workflows.

•    Change resolution dynamically between UltraHD and HD options.

•    Windows and Mac OS X cross platform support

  • 4x 6G/3G-SDI outputs support video and embedded audio for incredible multi-format compatibility
  • 8-Channels (4 pairs) of SDI embedded audio supported
  • DA Mode for distributing 6G/3G-SDI UltraHD and HD signals from HDBaseT sources
  • HDMI simultaneous output for UltraHD and HD displays
  • REF in/out that can be genlocked with other broadcast gear
  • USB port for software configuration of SDI settings
  • Power over HDBaseT (PoH), allowing RovoCam to be powered remotely from its physical location
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Video Formats

  • (UltraHD) 3840 x 2160p 25, 29.97
  • (HD) 1080p 50, 59.94
  • (HD) 1080i 25, 29.97
  • (HD) 720p 50, 59.94
  • (SD) 625i
  • (SD) 525i


Video Input

  • HDBaseT (RJ-45), Analog Video reference terminating input


Video Outputs

  • HDMI 1.4b, No EDID negotiation, No embedded audio
  • 6G-SDI output on SDI 1-4
    • 4 x 6G-SDI while in "DA Mode"
    • UltraHD 3840 x 2160p 25, 29.97 
    • UltraHD 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 (4 x BNC)
    • 4K/UltraHD LFR 3.0 GB 2SI (2 x BNC)
    • 4K/UltraHD LFR 1.5 GB 2SI (4 x BNC)
    • 4K/UltraHD HFR 3.0 GB Level A 2SI (4 x BNC)
    • 4K/UltraHD HFR 3.0 GB Level B 2SI (4 x BNC)
  • 3G-SDI (Level A or B)
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080p 50, 59.94
  • HD-SDI
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080i 50, 59.94
    • (HD) 1280 x 720p 50, 59.94
  • SD-SDI
    •  (SD) 625i 50
    •  (SD) 525i 59.94


Audio Output Digital

  • 8-Channels (4 pairs) of SDI embedded audio supported
  • Rates supported: 48 kHz

*NOTE: No Audio on HDMI output 


Audio Output Analog

  • 1 x RCA connector, 2-Channel unbalanced

*NOTE: This feature only works when used in conjunction with RovoCam Audio 



  • 1 x 3.5mm TRS Input for RS-232 bidirectional signal


USB Config

  • 1 x USB 


Size (w x d x h)

  • 4.66” x 6.97” x 0.94” (118mm x 177mm x 23.9mm)



  • 0.8 lbs (0.4kg)



  • RovoRx-SDI only: 48V @ 303mA = 14.5W typical, 48V @ 335mA = 16W max
  • RovoRx-SDI powering RovoCam: 48V @ 450mA = 21.6W typical, 48V @ 480mA = 23W max



  • Safe Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 degrees C (32 to 104 degrees F)
  • Safe Storage Temperature (Power OFF): -40 to 60 degrees C (-40 to 140 degrees F)
  • Operating Relative Humidity: 10-90% noncondensing