New Synapse Converters from BlueFish444

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BlueFish444, a leading developer of video I/O cards, has recently announced the Synapse range of signal converters. The new product line includes three distinct units, an SDI to HDMI converter, an HDMI to SDI converter and an Analog to Digital Converter. Synapse converters are the latest advancement in BlueFish444’s mission to provide users with a comprehensive hardware workflow.

The Synapse SDI110 converts HD/SD-SDI to HDMI 1.3 with up to 8 channels of embedded audio. The unit can also perform down-scaling, progressive to PSF processing and de-interlacing. Other interfaces include AES and Analog outputs for monitoring audio, and an HD/SD-SDI loop out. In addition, SDI110 offers a redundant HD/SD-SDI input, which insures against a workflow failure in the event of a lost input signal.

The redundant connection is a rather unique feature of Synapse converters, and each unit features one of these failsafe mechanisms. The Synapse HDMI120 and Synapse ANA140 each has a redundant output, which can also be configured as a down-converted output for preview. In addition to the redundant SDI output, HDMI120 also has a redundant HDMI input.

The Synapse HDMI120 converts HDMI 1.3 to HD/SD-SDI, and the Synapse ANA140 converts YUV, S-Video or Composite Analog video to HD/SD-SDI. Both units feature AES and Analog audio inputs, which can be mixed together with the video signal and embedded in the resulting HD/SD-SDI streams.

All Synapse converters are configured via DIP switches on the side of the unit, and a graphic printed on the top of the unit provides a quick reference for each available setting. An on-screen display utility can provide status information about settings, as well as a signal generator for calibrating third-party monitors.

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  SDI110 HDMI120 ANA140
Video Modes 1080p, 720p at 23.98 / 24 / 25 / 29.97 / 30 / 50 / 59.94 / 60 fps
1080i at 25 / 29.97 / 30 fps
576p, 486i, 480p, 576i, 480i at 25 / 29.97 fps
1080p, 720p at 23.98 / 24 / 25 / 29.97 / 30 / 50 / 59.94 / 60 fps
1080i at 25 / 29.97 / 30 fps
576p, 486i, 480p, 576i, 480i at 25 / 29.97 fps
1080p, 720p at 23.98 / 24 / 25 / 29.97 / 30 / 50 / 59.94 / 60 fps
1080i at 25 / 29.97 / 30 fps
576p, 486i, 480p, 576i, 480i at 25 / 29.97 fps
Video Input 2 x HD-SDI 3 Gb
2nd HD-SDI 3GB/s is a redundancy channel
2 x HDMI v1.3 with 8 Channels of Embedded Audio
2nd HDMI v1.3 is a redundancy channel
30/36 bits per pixel
4:2:2 YCbCr
4:4:4 YCbCr/RGB 24 bit
1080p 50/60
1 x YUV (SMPTE-274)
1 x S-video
1 x Composite
Audio Input 8 x Channels of Embedded Audio 1 x Stereo Unbalanced Analog Audio @ 48Khz
1 x Digital Audio AES/EBU Pair
8 x Digital Audio Embedded in HDMI
1 x Stereo Unbalanced Audio @ 48Khz
1 x Digital audio AES/ EBU Pair
Video Output 1 x HD/SD-SDI 3Gb/s (loop preview)
1 x HDMI v1.3
30/36 bits per pixel
4:2:2 YCbCr
4:4:4 YCbCr/RGB 24 bit
1080p 50/60
SDI Compliance: SMPTE-259M, SMPTE-292M & SMPTE-424M
2 x HD-SDI 3Gb/s
2nd HD-SDI 3GB/s is a redundancy channel
SDI Compliance: SMPTE-259M, SMPTE-292M & SMPTE-424M
2 x HD-SDI 3Gb/s
2nd HD-SDI 3GB/s is a redundancy channel
SDI Compliance: SMPTE-259M, SMPTE-292M & SMPTE-424M
Downscaling (Both Outputs) 1080p 60/50 to 720p 60/50
720p 50 to 576i 25
720p 59.94/6o to 486i 29.97/30
1080i 25 to 576i 25
1080i 29.97/30 to 486i 29.97/30
1080p 60/50 to 720p 60/50
720p 50 to 576i 25
720p 59.94/6o to 486i 29.97/30
1080i 25 to 576i 25
1080i 29.97/30 to 486i 29.97/30
1080p 60/50 to 720p 60/50
720p 50 to 576i 25
720p 59.94/6o to 486i 29.97/30
1080i 25 to 576i 25
1080i 29.97/30 to 486i 29.97/30
Progessive to PSF 1080p 60 to 1080i 30
1080p 50 to 1080i 25
1080p 24 to 1080i 24
1080p 60 to 1080i 30
1080p 50 to 1080i 25
1080p 24 to 1080i 24
1080p 60 to 1080i 30
1080p 50 to 1080i 25
1080p 24 to 1080i 24
Audio Output 1 x Stereo Unbalanced Analog Audio
1 x AES/EBU Digital Audio Pair
8 x Embedded Audio in HDMI 1.3 Video
8 x Embedded Audio in SDI, via HDMI 1.3 Input
2 x Embedded Audio in SDI via muxed audio input
2 x Embedded Audio Channels in SDI
De-Interlace Processing 1080i 30 to 1080p 60
1080i 25 to 1080p 50
1080i 24 to 1080p24
N/A N/A
Other Features Upgradability through USB Connector
Lockable Connector
Auto-Adaptation SD & HD
Status LED Indicator
Upgradability through USB Connector
Lockable Connector
Auto-Adaptation SD & HD
Status LED Indicator
Upgradability through USB Connector
Lockable Connector
Auto-Adaptation SD & HD
Status LED Indicator
12 bit A/D Conversion