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Magewell Pro Convert SDI 4K Plus

  • Vendor: Magewell
  • Product Type: Converters

Special Order Item - Lead time of 3 weeks from order

Magewell Pro Convert SDI 4K Plus is a super compact device that will convert your SDI video signal to the NDI protocol allowing reliability and versatility in your live streaming workflow for your SDI devices.

The Magewell Pro Convert SDI 4K Plus adopts NewTek’s royalty-free NDI® protocol for encoding and transmission, the Pro Convert family easily and reliably converts SDI video signals into NDI streams.

These NDI streams will be available to all NDI-compatible software and systems on the same network regardless of physical distance, ensuring high-quality, low-latency, IP-based live production experiences superior to traditional live production solutions.

Easy-to-Use With Zero Configuration

Pro Convert devices automatically detect your network and the video input signal format, with no manual network configuration nor source format selection needed. Plug in the cables, and it just works!


Pro Convert SDI 4K Plus features a small size of 117.5mm x 66.7mm (4.63” by 2.63”) and 23.4mm (0.92”) thickness, weighing only 234g. 

Find out further info over at Magewell's website.

Supported Web Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
Microsoft Edge
Mozilla Firefox version 61 and above
Google Chrome version 49 and above
Apple Safari 11.1 and above
Opera 55.0.2994.44 and above
Supported Software OBS
streamstar SW
Any other NewTek NDI-enabled encoding or streaming software
Input Interfaces BNC : SD/HD/3G/6G SDI
Loop-through Interface BNC : SD/HD/3G/6G SDI
Storage Interface SD Card (functions to be developed)
PTZ + TALLY Control Mini-DIN–8 jack
Screw Mounting Hole ¼–20 mounting hole
Network Interfaces 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet
IEEE 802.3af PoE
USB Interface USB2.0 Type B
5V/2.1A power supply
Input feature Support for up to 4096x2160 input resolution
SDI Specific Features Integrated cable equalizer supporting cable lengths up to 150M for 3G-SDI signals
Support for SD/HD/3Ga/3Gb/3Ga-DL/3Gb-DS/6G (SMPTE 2081) standards
Support for 2K (2048x1080) & 4K (4096x2160) mode
Support for RGB 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2 color sampling
Support for 10/12-bit color depth
Support for extraction of SMPTE 352 payload identifier
Support for up to 16 (mono) audio channels
Support for extraction of audio formation information & channel status data
Limited support of 3Gb-DS: only the first stream can be captured
Limited support for capture of the first link of dual link interfaces:
- YCbCr 4:2:2 10-bit 1080p 50/59.94/60: captured as 1080i 50/59.94/60
- YCbCr 4:4:4 10-bit: captured as 4:2:2
- RGB 4:4:4: R/B sub-sampled
NDI® Output Format Support for 4:2:2 8-bit output
Support for up to 4096x2160 input resolution
Support for NDI 3.x
Video Processing Features Support for capture resolutions up to 4096x2160
Video brightness, contrast, saturation, hue adjustment
Video de-interlacing :
- Top field only
- Bottom field only
Video aspect ratio conversion, Auto or manual selection of output aspect ratio
Video color format conversion
- Auto or manual selection of input color format & quantization range
- Auto or manual selection of output color format, quantization range & saturation range
- Support for RGB, YUV BT.601, YUV BT.709, YUV BT.2020 input color formats
- Support for YUV BT.601, YUV BT.709, YUV BT.2020 output color formats
- Support for Limited or Full quantization range
- Support for Limited, Full & ‘Extended gamut’ saturation range
Video frame rate conversion
Video mirror flip
NDI® Source Name Support for setting the device name shown in the system using Web UI. By default, the device name is ‘Pro Convert’.
Support for setting the source name shown in the system using Web UI. By default, the source name is ‘board-index + serial number’.
Support for setting board-index, from 0 to F, through the on-board rotary switch
Firmware Upgrade Support for manual update using Web UI
LED Indicator Status LEDs indicate the working state of the device:
- Power supply: on/off
- Tally: preview/program
- Input signal: locked/unlocked
- Loopthrough signal: loopthrough connected and signal detected/undetected
Form Factor 117.5mm (L) x 66.7mm (W) x 23.4mm (H)
Accessories USB2.0 A to B Cable
5V/2.1A power adaptor
Mini-DIN–8 (PTZ + TALLY) to RS232 (PTZ) + Mini-DIN–8 (TALLY)
Power Consumption 5V max current: TBD
Max power consumption: TBD
Working Environment Operating temperature: 0 to 45 deg C
Storage temperature: –20 to 70 deg C
Relative Humidity: 5% to 90% non-condensing
*Specifications Correct at time of Publication