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Blackmagic Design Micro Converter Bidirectional SDI/HDMI 3G (with Power Supply)

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Blackmagic Design Micro Converter Bidirectional SDI/HDMI 3G (with Power Supply)
Key Features
  • Simultaneous SDI to HDMI & HDMI to SDI
  • 1 x SD/HD/3G-SDI & 1x HDMI Input/Output
  • Supports up to DCI 2K60 Video
  • BMPCC Control & Tally via SDI Switcher
Easily combine SDI and HDMI components in your video setup with the Micro Converter Bidirectional SDI/HDMI 3G from Blackmagic Design. This compact bidirectional converter can simultaneously convert SDI to HDMI and vice versa, even when using different standards, and it supports resolutions up to DCI 2K in SDI and 1080p60 in HDMI. It also offers camera control conversion for Blackmagic HDMI cameras like the BMPCC 4K or 6K, enabling you to use them with an SDI-based live switcher. The Micro Converter Bidirectional SDI/HDMI 3G features HDMI timecode support, SDI re-clocking for stability over long cable runs, support for a wide range of pro broadcast resolutions including cine-style 48 fps, and both HDMI and SDI embedded audio input and output.
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Blackmagic Design Micro Converter Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Compact, Rugged Design
  • 3Simultaneous Conversion
  • 4HDMI Camera Control
  • 5SDI & HDMI Timecode
  • 6SDI Re-Clocking
  • 7Wider Resolution Support
  • 8Embedded Audio
  • 9LED Indicators
  • 10Versatile Power Options

Easily combine SDI and HDMI components in your video setup with the Micro Converter Bidirectional SDI/HDMI 3G from Blackmagic Design. This compact bidirectional converter can simultaneously convert SDI to HDMI and vice versa, even when using different standards, and it supports resolutions up to DCI 2K in SDI and 1080p60 in HDMI. It also offers camera control conversion for Blackmagic HDMI cameras like the BMPCC 4K or 6K, enabling you to use them with an SDI-based live switcher. The Micro Converter Bidirectional SDI/HDMI 3G features HDMI timecode support, SDI re-clocking for stability over long cable runs, support for a wide range of pro broadcast resolutions including cine-style 48 fps, and both HDMI and SDI embedded audio input and output.

This pocket-sized converter features a sturdy metal housing with power and signal LED status indicators and rugged connector interfaces. A USB Type-C port enables the Bidirectional SDI/HDMI converter to easily connect to and be powered by large-screen monitors, laptops, desktop computers, or projectors. You can also power this converter using the included 100-240 VAC power supply, complete with four international socket adapters.

Compact, Rugged Design
  • Robust metal housing and rugged connectors.
  • USB Type-C port for powering via a compatible component like a monitor or laptop.
  • Updatable via the USB Type-C port and your Mac or PC.
Simultaneous Conversion
  • Use the bidirectional Micro Converter to convert HDMI to 3G-SDI and 3G-SDI to HDMI simultaneously.
  • Ideal for connecting HDMI consumer components to professional 3G-SDI equipment.
HDMI Camera Control
  • Camera control conversion for the HDMI-output BMPCC 4K or 6K, enables use with an SDI-based live switcher.
SDI & HDMI Timecode
  • HD and SD timecode support.
  • Converts HDMI timecode to SDI and vice versa.
SDI Re-Clocking
  • Built-in re-clocking on 3G-SDI output enables stable output over longer cable runs.
  • Compatible with SMPTE 259M/292M/296M/424M/425M level A and B.
Wider Resolution Support
  • SDI support from NTSC and PAL up to DCI 2Kp60.
  • HDMI support from NTSC and PAL up to 1080p60.
Embedded Audio
  • Supports embedded SDI and HDMI input and output.
LED Indicators
  • LED indicators for video and power signals.
Versatile Power Options
  • Power from a monitor, laptop, or other component using the USB Type-C port.
  • Includes a 100-240 VAC power supply with four socket adapters

Blackmagic Design Micro Converter Specs

Inputs / Outputs
Video Inputs
1x BNC (3G-SDI)
1x HDMI (2.0)
Audio Inputs
No
Video Outputs
1x BNC (3G-SDI)
1x HDMI (2.0)
Audio Outputs
No
Other I/O
1x USB-C Input
Expansion Slots
No
Format Support
Input Video Format
SDI (8/10-Bit 4:2:2 RGB, YUV)
DCI 2K at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/47.95/48/50/59.94/60 fps
DCI 2KPsF at 25/29.97/30 fps
1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/47.95/48/50/59.94/60 fps
1080PsF at 25/29.97/30 fps
1080i at 50/59.94/60 fps
720p at 50/59.94/60 fps
480i / 525 lines at 59.94 fps
576i / 625 lines at 50 fps
HDMI (8/10-Bit 4:2:2 RGB, YUV)
1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/47.95/48/50/59.94/60 fps
1080i at 50/59.94/60 fps
720p at 50/59.94/60 fps
480i / 525 lines at 29.97 fps
576i / 625 lines at 25 fps
Output Video Format
SDI (8/10-Bit 4:2:2 RGB, YUV)
DCI 2K at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/47.95/48/50/59.94/60 fps
DCI 2KPsF at 25/29.97/30 fps
1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/47.95/48/50/59.94/60 fps
1080PsF at 25/29.97/30 fps
1080i at 50/59.94/60 fps
720p at 50/59.94/60 fps
480i / 525 lines at 29.97 fps
576i / 625 lines at 25 fps
Embedded Audio
HDMI/SDI
Standards
Video Standard Compliance
SMPTE 259M/292M/296M/424M/425M-A/425M-B
HDR Compatibility
No
Hardware
Tally Light
No
Wireless
No
OS Compatibility
macOS 10.15
macOS 11.1 or Later
Windows 10 (64-Bit Only)
Power
Power I/O
1x USB-C (4.4 to 5.2 VDC) Input
Power Consumption
2.5 W
Environmental
Operating Temperature
32 to 72°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature
-4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
Operating Humidity
0 to 90%
General
Dimensions
3.13 x 1.8 x 0.98" / 79.5 x 45.7 x 24.89 mm
Weight
5.9 oz / 167 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.95 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.75 x 4.85 x 2.9"

Blackmagic Design Micro Converter Reviews

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Can this be used to convert a signal from a 4CIF ...

Can this be used to convert a signal from a 4CIF security camera to something a Atomos recorder will support?
Asked by: Brian
It may work if the camera is outputting a SDI/HDMI signal, but security cameras do not typically output these signals.
Answered by: Peterm
Date published: 2022-09-15

Reclock: Does this reclock SDI to SDI?

Reclock: Does this reclock SDI to SDI?
Asked by: Anonymous
Yes it does.
Answered by: jabarih
Date published: 2023-03-14

Can I still use the 2k DCI when getting an output ...

Can I still use the 2k DCI when getting an output feed that is 3840x2160 ?
Asked by: Zachariah
This converter does not scale your video and it can not handle 4K or UHD video signals. You will need to send in 2K DCI if you want to get 2K DCI out of it.
Answered by: jabarih
Date published: 2021-10-19

Hello what happen if I input 12G SDI signal from ...

Hello what happen if I input 12G SDI signal from a camera such as Red V Raptor 8k, will this downscale the signal to 3G SDI output or it will not recognize the signal(12G)? Thanks!
Asked by: Julius
This product will work as long as you are sending a resolution/Frame Rate that it can accept. If your camera sends out at DCI 2K or lower resolution at 60p or slower then it will process the signal. if you attempt to send something higher resolution or frame rate (4K etc) then the converter will not recognize the signal.
Answered by: jabarih
Date published: 2021-09-20

The original big Ursa 4k does not work with ...

The original big Ursa 4k does not work with camera control on atem... Will this converter give control control between the big Ursa and an atem?
Asked by: Earl
The original URSA (not Mini or Mini Pro models) camera does not support camera control from ATEM switchers. Adding this converter will not add support for this feature.
Answered by: BMD Product Specialist
Date published: 2021-01-26

Does anyone know what is the length of USB-C ...

Does anyone know what is the length of USB-C power cord? From the product picture, power cord is not replaceable so I would like to know the length otherwise I may have to go with the non power cord version and get my own USB-C power cord and adaptor.
Asked by: Amit
It's about 59 inches long.
Answered by: BMD Product Specialist
Date published: 2021-05-06

Using the Black Magic ATEM TV Studio HD and the ...

Using the Black Magic ATEM TV Studio HD and the Pocket Cinemas, do I need 2 of these for camera control or just 1? Also, do I need to come into the switcher as HDMI or SDI for camera control?
Asked by: Kenneth
You only need 1 converter per camera. You can use the HDMI or SDI inputs on the Blackmagic ATEM TV Studio HD for Blackmagic Camera Control.
Answered by: Nicholas
Date published: 2021-10-10

Can this be configured to add a delay to the ...

Can this be configured to add a delay to the audio signal as part of the conversion?
Asked by: Carl
No.
Answered by: BMD Product Specialist
Date published: 2021-03-01
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