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Blackmagic Design Mini Converter HDMI to SDI

HDMI to SDI/HD-SDI/3G-SDI with 2 ch AES/EBU or analog audio
Part No: BMD-CONVMBHS2

The ideal solution for converting HDMI to SDI in all SD and HD formats up to 1080p60! Audio can be embedded from HDMI, balanced analog or AES/EBU inputs. Mini Converter HDMI to SDI is ideal for adding an SD or HD-SDI output to computers and cameras that have HDMI connections, and 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 HDMI 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 HDMI 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 HDMI to SDMI 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.

For converting HDMI to SDI in all SD and HD formats up to 1080p60, the Blackmagic Design Mini Converter HDMI to SDI is the perfect solution. Audio can be embedded from HDMI, balanced analogue or AES/EBU inputs. The Mini Converter is also ideal for adding an SD or HD-SDI output to computers and cameras that have HDMI connections.

Features

Connections

 

SDI Video Output

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


Analog Audio

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


AES/EBU Digital Audio

2 channels of professional balanced digital with standard 1/4 inch jack connections.


HDMI

HDMI type A in


Multi Rate Support

Auto detection of SD, HD or 3G-SDI.


Updates and Configuration

USB


Reclocking

Yes

Specifications

Additional Information

Specification

Standards

  • SD Format Support: 525/23.98 NTSC, 525/29.97 NTSC. 625/25 PAL.
  • HD Format Support: 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60.
  • SDI Compliance: SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 424M-B, SMPTE 425M, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.
  • SDI Video Rates: SDI video connections are switchable between SD, HD, 3G-SDI
  • SDI Video Sampling: 4:2:2
  • SDI Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
  • SDI Color Precision: 4:2:2
  • SDI Color Space: YUV
  • SDI Auto Switching: Automatically detects SD, HD or 3G-SDI.
  • HDMI Format Support: 625/25 PAL, 525/23.98 NTSC, 525/29.97 NTSC, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080p25.
  • HDMI Color Space: YUV and RGB
  • HDMI Color Precision: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
  • Copy Protection: HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.
  • Format Conversion: SD down conversion

 

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: 4.44 Watts
  • Operational Voltage Range: 12 - 31V DC

 

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

 

Warranty

  • 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

What's in the box

  • Mini Converter HDMI to SDI
  • Software CD
  • 12V universal power supply with international socket adapters

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