Decimator Design MD-DUCC

SDI to SDI, HDMI and Analogue Video for 3G/HD/SD (with 2x AES/EBU or 2x Analogue Audio outputs)

Multi-Definition Down Up Cross Mini Converter.

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The MD-DUCC from Decimator Design is a must have for any broadcast professional; the variety of functions it performs eliminate the need for several products. Input any format of SDI and select whatever output format you require - whether in SDI, HDMI, or analogue.

Features include:

  • Auto detection of 3G, HD or SD (26 formats total)
  • True Down Up Cross conversion (select the required output format, no matter what the input format is)
  • Complete 16:9, 14:9 and 4:3 aspect ratio conversion
  • Selectable analogue video output
  • 2x 10-bit outputs with audio automatically delayed or passed
  • 2x RCA connectors to output de-embedded audio
  • Professional motion-adaptive de-interlacing
  • Full 16 Channel audio metering
  • Graticule Generator/Text Overlays
  • Active Loop Through Output
  • GPI on RJ-45 for Tallies

The MD-DUCC is controlled either via USB on a Mac/Windows app or on-unit using the dip switch.  The unit comes with a Locking DC Power Supply, HDMI Cable & Mounting Bracket.  Warranty for all Decimator Design products is 3 years.

  • The audio source for all 4 stereo pairs in the HDMI output can be selected from the 8 stereo pairs available in the SDI input
  • When scaling is enabled, the audio source for all 8 stereo pairs in the SDI output can be selected from the 8 stereo pairs available in the SDI input
  • Auto detects 3G, HD or SD (26 Formats in total)
  • Full 10-bit data path and multipoint interpolation
  • Professional motion-adaptive de-interlacing
  • True Down Up Cross conversion, allowing the conversion between any of the supported formats. Simply select the output format you require, no matter what the input format is
  • Complete 16:9, 14:9 and 4:3 Aspect ratio conversion support, with individual selection for HD to HD, HD to SD, SD to HD and SD to SD conversions

Full 16-Channel Audio metering with

  • Any of the 4 audio groups individually selectable.
  • Vertical or Horizontal Bars.
  • AES, VU, Extended VU, BBC, EBU, DIN and NORDIC Scales.
  • Bar & Float, Bar only or Float only.
  • Transparency adjustment.
  • Separate Bar and Float Ballistics control.
  • Adjustable Reference level.
  • Red, Yellow and Green Range adjustment.
  • Bar thickness adjustment.
  • Margin adjustment.


Adjustable Graticules Generator with

  • Separate enables for Safe Action, Safe Title and Centre Cross.
  • Adjustable position for either Safe Action or Safe Title.
  • Adjustable colours for Safe Action, Safe Title and Centre Cross.


Text Overlays with

  • Adjustable Foreground and Background colours.
  • Adjustable 16 character text.
  • Current input format status.


  •  Selectable analog video from: 3 x CVBS / YPbPr / RGB / CVBS & YC
  • 2 x (3G/HD/SD)-SDI 10-bit outputs with audio from input automatically delayed and passed
  • GPI on RJ-45 for Tallies
  • 3G/HD/SD-SDI Active Loop-Through Output
  • De-Embedded audio can be output on 2 x RCA connectors as either AES or Analogue with adjustable analogue audio level
  • LEDs for status and buttons for basic configuration
  • USB port for control and firmware updates
  • Locking DC Power Socket


The following is also included with the unit

  • Power Supply
  • HDMI Cable
  • USB Cable
  • Mounting Bracket.
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Video Formats


3G: (SMPTE [email protected] and 2.967Gb/s)

  • 1080p@60/59.94/50Hz


HD: (SMPTE 292M/274M/[email protected] and 1.435Gb/s)

  • 1080i@60/59.94/50Hz
  • 1080p/psf@30/29.97/25/24/23.98Hz
  • 720p@60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98Hz 

SD: (SMPTE 259M@270Mb/s)

  • 625i50
  • 525i59.94



  • HDMI format type
  • Analogue Video format type
  • Output format
  • Aspect conversion type for HD to HD, HD to SD, SD to HD and SD to SD conversions.
  • On-Screen Overlays Enables
  • Basic Audio Meter control
  • Basic Graticule Enables



  • (3G/HD/SD)-SDI 10-bit
  • Conditional Maximum Equalization cable length of 400M for SDI, 200M for HD-SDI and
  • 100M 3G-SDI using Belden 1694A



  • HDMI
  • 1 x (3G/HD/SD)-SDI Active Loop-Through
  • 2 x (3G/HD/SD)-SDI 10-bit Outputs
  • (3 x CVBS) / (Y, Pb, Pr) / (G, B, R) / (CVBS, Y & C)
  • AES 1 / Unbalanced Analogue Audio - Left
  • AES 2 / Unbalanced Analogue Audio - Right


LED Status

  • Power.
  • Signal Lock.



  • +5V to +24V DC, ~5 Watts.
  • Positive Centre Pin.


  • 90mm x 123mm x 23mm (3.5” x 4.8” x 0.9”)