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Blackmagic Design Mini Converter Audio to SDI

SDI/HD-SDI/3G-SDI audio embedder from 8 ch AES/EBU or 4 ch analog audio
Part No: BMD-CONVMCAUDS

Embed audio into any SDI source in SD and HD formats up to 1080p60! Audio is input as balanced analog or AES/EBU using ¼" connectors from equipment such as mixers and analog decks. Mini Converter Audio to SDI is the ideal SD/HD SDI audio embedder for when you don’t need the cost of the Ultra HD model!

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Blackmagic Design

Product Description

Details

Blackmagic Design’s Audio to SDI Mini Converter is one of the world’s most sophisticated converters thanks to its use of the latest 6G-SDI technology. Capable of automatically sensing the input video format and instinctively changing between essentially all SD, HD and Ultra HD video standards up to 2160p30. The Audio to SDI Mini Converter utilises advanced features such as redundant SDI inputs, re-clocked loop outputs, and full analogue and AES/EBU audio connections so you can convert video, as well as embed or de-embed audio.

Thousands of broadcast, news, post production and AV professionals trust Blackmagic Mini Converters to link their equipment together and keep studios operational. Additionally, Blackmagic Mini Converters are intended to be used anywhere. You can install them in equipment racks in the studio, on news trucks, or outside for live sports and similar events.

The Blackmagic Design Audio to SDI Mini Converter uses a simple, condensed design that means it’s easy to use and incredibly dependable when used as part of a 24/7 operation. The built-in connections are quick to access and utilise standard cables, as well as the built-in mini switches which can be used to swiftly change settings. There’s even a diagram with switch settings printed on the back – you’ll never have to look for the manual.

Audio in SD and HD formats up to 1080p60 can be embedded into any SDI source with the Blackmagic Design Mini Converter Audio to SDI. Audio is input as balanced analogue or AES/EBU using ¼" connectors from equipment like mixers and analogue decks. Mini Converter Audio to SDI is the perfect SD/HD SDI audio embedder for when you want to avoid the cost of the Ultra HD model.

Features

Connections

 

SDI Video Input

Switchable between SD, HD, and 3G-SDI.

 

SDI Video Output

Automatically matches the SD, HD, and 3G-SDI video input.

 

Analog Audio

4 channels of professional balanced analog audio with standard 1/4 inch jack connections.

 

AES/EBU Digital Audio

8 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 SD, HD, 2K or 3G-SDI.

 

Updates and Configuration

Via USB 2.0 high speed. (480 Mb/s)

 

Reclocking

Yes

Specifications

Additional Information

Specification

Standards

SDI Compliance:

  • SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M,
  • SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M,
  • SMPTE 424M‐B, SMPTE 425M,
  • ITU‐R BT.656, ITU-R BT.601
 
  • SDI Video Rates: SDI video connections are switchable between standard definition and high definition.
  • SDI Video Sampling: 4:2:2, 4:4:4
  • SDI Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
  • SDI Color Precision: 4:2:2, 4:4:4
  • SDI Color Space: YUV, RGB
  • SDI Auto Switching: Automatically selects between SD, HD, and 3G-SDI.
  • SDI Format Support: 525/29.97 NTSC, 525/23.98 NTSC, 625/25 PAL, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p24, 1080PsF24, 1080p25, 1080PsF25, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p30 and 1080PsF30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080p25, 2048 x 1080PsF23.98, 2048 x 1080PsF24, 2048 x 1080PsF25.

 

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.

 

Settings Control

  • Mini Switches or USB software.

 

Power Requirements

  • Power Supply: +12V universal power supply included with international socket adapters for all countries. Cable tie point.
  • Power Consumption: 8.40 Watts
  • Operational Voltage Range: 12V - 31V DC

 

Environmental Specifications

  • Operating temperature: 0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
  • Storage temperature: -20° to 60° C (-4° to 113° F)
  • Relative Humidity: 0% to 90% non-condensing

 

Warranty

  • 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

What's in the box

  • Mini Converter Audio to SDI
  • 12V universal power supply with international socket adapters

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