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Ensemble Designs BEM-2 BrightEye Mitto HD Scan Converter

Ensemble Designs BEM-2 BrightEye Mitto HD Scan Converter

Ensemble Designs BEM-2 BrightEye Mitto HD Scan Converter

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The BEM-2 BrightEye Mitto is an HD scan converter from Ensemble Designs that converts DVI video input into SDI and HD-SDI formats, while also allowing the user to select which part of the screen to output. VGA and HDMI input are also supported, but require the use of additional adapters; this unit comes with two VGA to DVI adapters. In addition to DVI input and output (loop out), the BEM-2 supports a reference signal input, two SDI outputs, a composite video output (all on BNC connectors). Both analog and digital audio input are supported via a 3.5mm socket, and audio output can be embedded onto the SDI outputs or sent to an AES output (BNC connector). There is a standard USB Type-A port and an RS-232 port for control via a computer or other peripherals.

The BEM-2, in conjunction with the included BrightEye Software for Mac and Windows, allows computer video to be used for the most demanding applications including broadcast, high-end military, medical, classroom, church, and corporate events. Even a small part of the screen, such as a Skype window, can be selected with a mouse and converted to full screen HD. Resize the selection window by clicking and dragging with your mouse. From your desktop, you have complete and intuitive control of video format, video levels, output timing, audio delay, and the audio channel mix. The BEM-2 provides the functionality and control to operate as a router or switcher.

Converts DVI input to SDI and HD-SDI video output
Users can select specific areas of the video input to send to the output
Supports VGA and HDMI I/O with optional adapters
Includes two (2) DVI to VGA adapters
Auto senses DVI or VGA
Proprietary scaling and filtering system provides maximum detail, flicker-free video output
Used with Mac and Windows devices including laptops, iPhone, and iPad
Intuitive front-panel controls
Easily adjust video parameters and select video output format
Genlock and Time-to-House Reference, fully timeable
Memory presets for your favorite settings
BrightEye Mac and Windows software allows you to adjust video levels, output timing, audio delay, and mix audio channels. Also includes free software upgrades
In the Box
Ensemble Designs BEM-2 BrightEye Mitto HD Scan Converter
  • USB Cable
  • 2 x VGA to DVI Adapter
  • Modular Power Supply
  • BrightEye Software for Mac and Windows
  • Limited 5-Year Warranty
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    Ensemble Designs BEM-2 Specs

    Computer Inputs
    Connector 1 x DVI-I (supports HDMI or VGA with adapter)
    Resolution Up to 1920 x 1200
    Reference Input
    Connector 1 x BNC
    Formats 1 Vpp, Composite Video
    PAL, NTSC, Tri-Level Sync
    Impedance 75 Ohms
    Return Loss > 40 dB
    When no reference is provided, Mitto runs from an internal "sync gen grade" precision frequency reference.
    Analog Audio Inputs
    Connector 1 x 3.5 mm (1/8")
    Shares connector with AES audio input
    Format Analog stereo
    Impedance > 15 Ohms
    Line Max Input Level 24 dBu
    Quantization 24 bits, 128x oversampled
    Sample Rate 48 kHz
    Reference Level -10 dBu or +4 dBu
    Frequency Response ± 0.1 dB, 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Crosstalk < 106 dB
    Dynamic Range > 106 dB
    AES Digital Audio Inputs
    Connector 1 x 3.5 mm (1/8") mini jack Shares connector with analog audio input
    Channels Four
    3.5 mm connector provides two inputs (tip and ring)
    2 x channels per input
    Formats AES3id, S/PDIF
    Bit Depth 20- and 24-bit
    Sample Rate 30 to 192 kHz
    Sample rate converted internally to 48 kHz
    Serial Digital Interface Output
    Connectors 2 x BNC
    Formats 270 Mb/s SD SDI, SMPTE 259M
    1.485 Gb/s HD SDI,SMPTE 274M, 292M, 296M
    Processing 16-bit processing
    12- and 14-bit up-conversion
    Delay Adjustable from 16 to 40 ms
    Output is fully timeable with respect to the reference input.
    Embedded Audio Processing
    Impedance 75 Ohms
    Return Loss > 15 dB to 1.485 GHz
    >10 dB to 2.97 GHz
    Output None (AC coupled)
    SMPTE Standards Supported 1080i (SMPTE 274M -4,5,6); 50, 59.94 or 60 Hz
    720p (SMPTE 296M -1,2,3); 50, 59.94 or 60 Hz
    525i, 625i (SMPTE 259M)
    Analog Video Output
    Connector 1 x BNC
    Shares connector with AES audio output
    Format Composite PAL or NTSC (when SD is selected on the SDI output)
    Return Loss > 40 dB
    Output < 100 mV
    AES Digital Audio Outputs
    Connector 1 x BNC
    Shares connector with analog video output
    Format AES3id, S/PDIF
    Channels 2
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    Number 1 x DVI-I (supports HDMI or VGA with adapter)
    Format Follows input
    Connectors 1 x RS-232/GPI (9-pin D)
    1 x USB Type-A
    Power 12 V, 12 W
    100-230 VAC modular power supply
    Ambient Temperature Range 32 to 104F (0 to 40°C)
    Relative Humidity 0 to 95% non-condensing
    Altitude 0 to 10,000'
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 5.63 x 1.65 x 6.01" (143 x 42 x 153 mm)
    Includes connectors and flange
    Weight 1.37 lb (0.62 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 3.1 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.7 x 7.8 x 4.8"

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