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Blackmagic Mini Converter SDI to Audio

$266.00
  • Vendor: Blackmagic Design
  • Product Type: Converters

The perfect way to de-embed audio from any SDI source in SD and HD formats up to 1080p60! Audio is output on ¼" connectors for balanced analog and AES/EBU audio output to equipment such as mixers, analog decks, audio monitors and more. Mini Converter SDI to Audio is the ideal SD/HD SDI audio de-embedder for when you don’t need the cost of the Ultra HD model!

The new Blackmagic Mini Converter range are the worlds most advanced converters because they include the latest 6G-SDI technology, plus automatically detect the input video format and instantly change between virtually all SD, HD and Ultra HD video standards! Simply plug in and Mini Converters will convert between your equipment all automatically!

You get advanced features such as redundant SDI inputs, re-clocked loop outputs and full analog and AES/EBU audio inputs and outputs so you can convert between formats as well as embed or de-embed audio all on the one converter! Choose from a range of 13 models depending on the conversion you need!

Easy To Use Features

Broadcast, post production and professional AV environments are built using SDI equipment and cabling. It’s essential when converting to and from SDI that you maintain the highest possible video and audio quality. Mini Converters are compact, affordable and easy-to-use. Settings can be changed quickly using built-in mini switches, and with a diagram showing pin settings printed on the back you never need to refer to a manual! Mini Converters use standard broadcast video and audio connections, so you get the convenience and cost savings of using your own cables!

Make the move to Ultra HD, the broadcast standard of the future, easy! Be prepared now by installing equipment that is fully compatible with all your SD and HD-SDI infrastructure, but will also switch over to Ultra HD via 6G-SDI when you need to run Ultra HD! This means you’re ready for the future and can build your system with full Ultra HD compatibility! Ultra HD features an incredible 4 times the resolution of regular 1080 HD video for a massive 3840 x 2160 frame size! Ultra HD is amazing! The advanced 6G-SDI design also means the new Blackmagic Mini Converters models perform better when used in SD and HD formats than simple HD only converters!

Standard Audio Connections

Mini Converters support embedded SDI and HDMI audio and several models let you separately embed or de-embed analog or digital audio. Mini Converters support 24 bit analog and AES/EBU audio and use standard 1/4" audio jacks so you don't need custom cables!

Powerful Performance

Unlike other converters that can be confusing to operate and sometimes identify, Mini Converters combine powerful performance with a simple, compact design! Built-in connections are easy to access and all use standard cables that you're already likely to own!

Optical Fiber Conversion

Mini Converter is available in a 6G-SDI to optical fiber model. You get bi-directional 6G-SDI to optical fiber conversion, with each direction independent of each other. Optical fiber cables span distances up to 28 miles without any deterioration to the signal.

Highest Quality Processing

With the highest quality video processing, Mini Converters are ideal for all broadcast, post production and professional AV applications. Multiple internal power supplies ensure incredibly low noise levels when moving between analog and digital video formats. Specific models include up/down/cross conversion that lets you move easily between PAL and NTSC SD video standards and the high number of HD formats in up to 3840 x 2160 Ultra HD resolutions.

Blackmagic Mini Converter SDI to Audio Settings

Easy Settings Control

Changing Mini Converter's built-in mini switch settings is as easy as using a pen! This is great when you need to change settings quickly as there are no complicated menus to navigate! You can also control settings using the included Converter Utility software.
Connect a Mini Converter to any Mac OS X or Windows based laptop or desktop computer! All models can be updated via USB 2.0 by simply downloading software upgrades directly from the Blackmagic Design website.

For further information check out the Blackmagic Design website

SDI Video Inputs 1 x SD, HD or 3G-SDI. 1 x ALT SDI Input for automatic switch over if main input fails.
SDI Video Outputs 1 x SDI Loop Output.
Analog Audio Outputs 4 channels of professional balanced analog audio.
Digital Audio Outputs 8 channels of professional balanced AES/EBU audio.
SDI Redundant Inputs Automatically switches over if main SDI input is lost.
Multi Rate Support Auto detection of SD, HD or 3G-SDI.
Updates and Configuration Via USB 2.0 high speed. (480 Mb/s)
Reclocking Yes
SD Video Standards 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
HD Video Standards 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25,
1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50,
1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25,
1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
2K Video Standards 2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p
2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI 25PsF
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.
Software Control Mac OS X™ and Windows™ software upgrade via USB.
Internal Software Upgrade Via included updater application.
Operating Systems macOS 10.12 Sierra, macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
Settings Control Mini Switches or USB software.
Power Supply +12V universal power supply included with international socket adapters for all countries. Cable tie point.
Power Consumption 5.52 Watts
Operational Voltage Range 12 - 15V DC
Physical Specifications 4.52 in x 3.63 in x 0.90 in, 7.58 oz
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.

*Specifications correct at time of publication

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