Blackmagic Design Mini Converter SDI Distribution 4K

Distribute to 8 x SDI outputs in all formats including SDI, HD-SDI, 3G-SDI and 6G-SDI

When you need to connect to multiple SDI devices, then Mini Converter SDI Distribution 4K is the perfect solution! Connect a single SDI source to 8 re-clocked SDI outputs with automatic switching between all SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 3G-SDI and 6G-SDI video formats, plus all ASI, ancillary and embedded audio formats.

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Blackmagic Design’s SDI distribution 4K 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 SDI Distribution 4K 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 SDI distribution 4K 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.

It’s now possible to distribute a single SD or HD-SDI signal to up to eight different re-clocked SDI outputs simultaneously. Automatic switching between all SD and HD formats up to 4K and a true 6G-SDI design with full re-clocked outputs both come as standard. Full support is also provided for all ASI, ancillary and embedded audio formats. The SDI distribution 4K Mini Converter is the optimum SD/HD SDI distribution converter.


SDI Video Input

Switchable between SD, HD and 6G-SDI.



SDI Video Output

8 outputs automatically match the SDI video input.


Multi Rate Support

Auto detection of SD, HD or 6G-SDI

More Information


  • 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, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p24, 1080PsF24, 1080p25, 1080PsF25, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p30, 1080PsF30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
  • 2K Format Support: 2048 x 1080PsF23.98, 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080PsF24, 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080PsF25, 2048 x 1080p25
  • 4K Format Support: 3840 x 2160p23.98, 3840 x 2160p24, 3840 x 2160p25, 3840 x 2160p29.97, 3840 x 2160p30, 4096 x 2160p24
  • SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 424M-B and SMPTE 425M
  • SDI Video Rates: SDI video connections are switchable between SD, HD, Ultra HD and DCI 4K.
  • SDI Video Sampling: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
  • SDI Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
  • SDI Color Precision: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
  • SDI Color Space: YUV and RGB
  • SDI Auto Switching: Automatically detects SD, HD or 6G-SDI.
  • ASI Support: Yes


Operating Systems

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later. Windows 7 or Windows 8.


Power Requirements

  • Power Supply: +12V universal power supply included with international socket adapters for all countries. Cable tie point.
  • Power Consumption: 4.80 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



3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

  • Mini Converter SDI Distribution 4K
  • Software CD
  • 12V universal power supply with international socket adapters