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The Mini Converter UpDownCross from Blackmagic Design converts between SD and HD video formats and functions as a 4-field standards converter. It allows you to cross-convert 720p to 1080i, enabling editing and mastering in SD, 720p, and 1080i video. It uses the 10-bit SDI video quality with multi-tap image filtering and processing. The mini converter includes auto SD/HD switching, which allows the converter to instantly switch between SD and HD video formats automatically when the video input changes. Compatible with 3G-SDI technology, the converter includes a built-in USB connection for future updates and video format compatibility.
The converter's low SDI jitter allows you to use long SDI cable lengths in conjunction with internal power supplies; this enables ultra low-noise broadcast-quality analog video and audio over long distances. It supports multi-channel audio with automatic delay for matching any video processing delay. The Mini Converter's settings are controlled using the built-in DIP switches or via USB using the control software for Max OS X or Windows computers, which can be downloaded on Blackmagic Design's website. The USB port also enables the firmware to be updated. For powering the device, a 12V power supply is included with international socket adapters.
Full up, down, and cross conversion between HD and SD video formats
Single SD/HD/3G-SDI input
Five SD/HD/3G-SDI outputs, one loop-through output
Automatically detects SD, HD, or 3G‐SDI signals
Converts 720p to 1080i or 1080i to 720p
Auto SD/HD switching for instantly switching between SD and HD video formats
Full 10-bit processing with high-quality video filtering
Supports multi-channel audio
Built-in USB connection for upgrades and future video compatibility
Built with high-quality standards and low SDI jitter to get longest SDI cable lengths
Universal power supply included with international socket adapters and cable tie point
Control via built-in mini switches or software
In the Box
Blackmagic Design Mini Converter UpDownCross
12 VDC Universal Power Supply with International Socket Adapters
Limited 3-Year Warranty
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1 x SD/HD/3G-SDI
5 x SD/HD/3G-SDI, automatically match the SD, HD, and 3G-SDI video input unless up, down, cross and/or standards conversion is enabled
1 x SDI loop-through