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Route your computer's desktop output anywhere using regular SDI cables! DVI Extender can be used in extender mode for routing your desktop output to another monitor or in video mode for converting the DVI-D output to SD/HD-SDI video signals for input into live switchers, decks and more. DVI Extender is USB powered and small enough to use in any location.

Route your computers monitor via SDI video cables!

Now you can route your computer monitor via your SDI router! DVI Extender lets you extend the DVI-D connection to your computer monitor via simple SDI cables! Now it's much easier to connect your computer displays anywhere in your facility, or even to more than one monitor when using any 3 Gb/s SDI router. DVI Extender also works as a regular DVI to SD/HD-SDI video converter, that's perfect for broadcast graphics!

Route your Computer Monitor

Imagine the creative freedom to design your facility the way you want! Now you can move noisy computers out of client rooms plus you can even have a duplicate computer monitor for your client to watch! DVI Extender is easy to use and plugs into an HDLink Pro or HDLink Optical Fiber converter at the other end of the monitor extension. This means you can use a single monitor for either computer or video monitoring! Blackmagic Design DVI Extender Image 1

Built in SDI Audio Embedding

DVI Extender includes a 3.5mm audio mini jack input so you can connect audio from your computer! That means you get full 3D accelerated graphics and audio from your computer to SDI. Perfect for digital signage, Flash™ playback, PowerPoint™, gaming and more! Now any software can be output to SDI!

Full Digital Quality

Unlike older scan converters, DVI Extender is a full digital converter that connects the DVI-D output on your computer to SDI equipment. That's a direct pixel-for-pixel digital connection to SDI, which is the highest quality possible and eliminates all scaling problems! That means longer cable lengths, without glitches in your video.

New 3 Gb/s SDI Technology

The latest 3 Gb/s SDI technology is built into DVI Extender, making it fully compatible with all of your SD and HD-SDI equipment. With 3 Gb/s SDI you know that DVI Extender will be fully compatible with new video formats in the future! Adding new formats is easy, as they can be loaded via DVI Extender's USB connection.

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Convert DVI to SDI Video

With DVI Extender, you can harness your computer's built in 3D accelerated display to create realtime broadcast graphics in standard definition and high definition video. Simply set the control panel to Video Output and DVI extender will output NTSC, PAL, 720 HD or 1080 HD resolution SDI video with embedded audio from your computer via the audio input jack.

Powers from any USB Port

DVI Extender does not need messy power supplies because it connects directly to any USB port on your computer. That's ideal for portable use, because DVI Extender can be powered directly from your laptop. Or you could even use a portable iPod™ USB power supply!

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Connections Video Input: 1 x DVI-D
Video Output: 1 x 3 Gb/s SD/HD-SDI
Audio Input: 1 x 3.5mm stereo mini jack
Video Mode Resolutions: When set to Video mode based resolutions, DVI Extender will output conventional SDI video to match the selected video standard. Select 720 x 486 for 525i/59.94 (NTSC), 720 x 576 for 625i/50 (PAL), 1280 x 720 for 720 HD and 1920 x 1080 for 1080 HD video formats.
Standards Upgrades and Configuration: USB 2.0 high speed (480Mb/s) interface.
Extender Mode Compatibility Extender mode is compatible with the following HDLink models: HDLink Pro DVI, HDLink Optical Fiber, HDLink Pro DisplayPort.
Power Requirements USB: 1 X USB 2.0 port and cable
Power Supply: Requires USB 2.0 connection for power. Compatible with iPod USB power adapter.
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later, Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Physical Installation Blackmagic Converter Utility software installed via computer’s USB 2.0 port.
Environmental Specifications Operating Temperature: 0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Storage Temperature: -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity0% to 90% non-condensing
What's Included DVI Extender
Software CD
Warranty 12 Month Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty.

*Specifications correct at time of publication

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