Blackmagic Design Mini Converter 6G-SDI to HDMI 4K

Blackmagic Design Mini Converter 6G-SDI to HDMI 4K

Blackmagic Design Mini Converter 6G-SDI to HDMI 4K


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Product Highlights

  • Single Link SD/HD/3G/6G-SDI Input
  • 4K HDMI Output
  • Supports SD, HD, UHD 4K & DCI 4K Signals
  • Automatic Input Signal Detection
  • Redundant SDI Input & Looped SDI Output
  • 24-bit, 48 kHz Audio
  • Analog & AES-EBU Digital Audio Outputs
  • Control via DIP Switches or Software
  • USB 2.0 Port for Firmware Updates
  • 12V Universal Power Supply Included
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Blackmagic Design CONVMBSH4K overview

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The Mini Converter 6G-SDI to HDMI 4K from Blackmagic Design allows you to convert single link SD/HD/3G/6G-SDI to a single 4K HDMI output. This allows you to use professional SDI equipment which outputs Ultra HD 4K (3840 x 2160) and DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) video signals with projectors and televisions that support 4K over HDMI. With a compact form factor and easy-to-use controls, the Mini Converter is ideal for a variety of broadcast, post production, and professional AV applications.

Using 4K HDMI and 6G-SDI technologies, the Mini Converter supports resolutions up to UHD 4K at up to 30 fps and DCI 4K at 24 fps. The Mini Converter also supports single link SD, HD, and 3G-SDI signals and automatically detects the input video format and instantly changes. When connecting to UHD sources and the HDMI output detects an HDTV or HD monitor, the output signal is automatically down-converted from UHD to HD. A redundant SDI input is provided as an optional back up, and an SDI loop-through output is available for sending the SDI signal to an additional device. SDI input audio is de-embedded and available via the HDMI output or the 1/4" output jacks as AES/EBU digital audio or balanced analog audio.

The Mini Converter's settings are controlled using the built-in DIP switches or via USB using the included software for Max OS X or Windows computers. The USB port also enables the firmware to be updated. For powering the device, a 12V power supply is included with international socket adapters.

Additional Features
  • 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 Sampling and color precision
  • 24-bit, 48 kHz audio sampling
  • Compliant with SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 424M, and SMPTE 425M standards
In the Box
Blackmagic Design Mini Converter 6G-SDI to HDMI 4K
  • 12V Power Supply with International Socket Adapters
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    Blackmagic Design CONVMBSH4K specs

    Video Input 1 x 6G-SDI
    1 x 6G-SDI redundant input
    Video Output 1 x HDMI, Type A
    1 x 6G-SDI, loop-through
    Multi-Rate Support Auto detection of SD, HD, or 6G SDI signals
    Reclocking Yes
    Audio Input Embedded in SDI
    Audio Output Embedded in HDMI output
    2 x 1/4" jack, 2 channels of analog or AES/EBU digital audio
    Format Support SD:
    NTSC 525/29.97 and 525/23.98
    PAL 625/25

    720p 59.94/60
    1080i 50/59.94/60
    1080PsF 23.98/24/25/29.97/30
    1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60

    2048x1080PsF 23.98/24/25
    2048/1080p 23.98/24/25

    3840x2160p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30
    4096x2160p 24
    SDI Compliance SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 424M, and SMPTE 425M
    SDI Video Rates Switchable between SD, HD, and 6G SDI
    SDI Video Sampling 4:2:2
    SDI Audio Sampling 24-bit, 48 kHz
    SDI Color Precision 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
    SDI Color Space YUV and RGB
    SDI Auto Switching Automatically detects SD, HD, or 6G-SDI
    HDMI Format Support SD:
    NTSC 525/23.98 and 525/29.97
    PAL 625/25

    720p 50/59.94/60
    1080i 50/59.94/60
    1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60

    2048x1080p 23.98/24/25

    3840x2160p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30
    4096x2160p 24
    HDMI Color Precision 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
    HDMI Color Space YUV and RGB
    Settings Control DIP switches or USB software for Mac PS X and Windows
    Firmware Upgradeable Via USB 2.0
    Power Supply 12 VDC
    Power Consumption 5.2 W
    Operational Voltage Range 12 to 31 VDC
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104° F (0 to 40 ° C)
    Storage Temperature -4 to 113° F (-20 to 45 ° C)
    Relative Humidity 0 to 90% non-condensing
    Dimensions 4.49 x 3.63 x 0.90" (11.40 x 9.22 x 2.29 cm)
    Weight 9.13 oz (258.83 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.7 x 5.4 x 2.5"

    Blackmagic Design CONVMBSH4K reviews

    Mini Converter 6G-SDI to HDMI 4K is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 16.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Solution Needed to monitor audio from a decklink card that only had SDI embedded audio. This was the perfect deembedder. At first audio levels were hot, but found adjustments through the usb port to the computer and software. Now it works perfectly. Good box.
    Date published: 2014-09-08
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not work as advertised As much as I usually like Blackmagic Design converters, unfortunately this one does not do what its advertising, and its user manual, claims to do. According to BM, this will take an SDI 4k input, if necessary downconvert it to 1080p, and upconvert the Hertz from that of video (in my case 24 fpm) to that of the monitor (in my case 60 Hz), all automatically. Well, it does not. My 1080p 60 Hz monitor just says its input is out of range. I downloaded the latest software and upgraded the device, but still got the same error.
    Date published: 2017-09-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from This converter made a convert out of me! We used to use Cat5 over ip for our tvs in our sanctuary at our church, but they kept burning out, that is the muxlab. Found out that they were supposed to be used for home use only. I was tasked to find a better solution to this issue and we found that not only these mini converters we constructed to take a beating, it was cheaper than the muxlab; it used SDI! WooT! talk about a relief! I immediately submitted a purchase order with my church and bought 4 of them and haven't had a problem since. The ease of the hardware and the user friendly wiring made it a serious solution for serious parishoners! The signal was not important to us, but it does give us a great option in using HD SDI cable for the 4K awesomeness. Thank you Black Magic for making a hallmark product!
    Date published: 2015-07-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent converter! We use many of these converters to display HD-SDI signals on standard HDMI monitors. The converters are very easy to use, and provider a great way to display SDI signals in monitors that are reasonably priced.
    Date published: 2014-07-16
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great! With this adapter I was able to downconvert the signal 6G 4K of a Shogun Monitor to use a Paralinx HDMI antena to use another Monitor, without cables! Otherwise I would not be able to use the antenna The unic issue was the price!!! All those converters could be sold for a lower price, at least !!! IS NOT POSSIBLE they are SO EXPENSIVE THOSE CONVERTERS... from the factory!!!!
    Date published: 2015-03-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does exactly what I need it to! I recently purchased one of these converters to allow conversion of a 10bit 4:4:4 RGB SDI signal (from the Blackmagic Ultrastudio 4K), to HDMI for the HP Dreamcolor Z27x. Very pleased! Works like a charm and fairly easy to configure. Still need to test to verify that I'm actually getting a full, 10 bit 4:4:4 signal over HDMI, but so far everything looks correct!
    Date published: 2015-02-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does what it is supposed to do We use this for jumbo-tron type setups to feed our projectors an HDMI signal from our broadcast cameras. It is straightforward to use, and works well. No complaints whatsoever, I've been happy with every Blackmagic product that I've owned. It is a bit expensive for what it does, but then again everything in pro AV is expensive for what it does.
    Date published: 2015-03-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Solution Most mid level HD projectors only offering HDMI for digital input, and real world staging scenario you are running HD-SDI from your switcher due to the distance - This device provides the conversion without any issues.
    Date published: 2015-03-16
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