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Blackmagic Design Mini Converter Analog to SDI

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Blackmagic Design Mini Converter Analog to SDI
Key Features
  • Analog to SDI Conversion
  • Embedded Audio
The Mini Converter Analog to SDI from Blackmagic will accept an HD/SD component, NTSC, PAL, or S-video signal and convert it to an SDI output. You can also choose to embed SDI audio from balanced AES/EBU or analog audio inputs. Use this device to convert video from Betacam SP, VHS, set-top boxes, HDV cameras, and other similar devices.
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Blackmagic Design CONVMA Overview

The Mini Converter Analog to SDI from Blackmagic will accept an HD/SD component, NTSC, PAL, or S-video signal and convert it to an SDI output. You can also choose to embed SDI audio from balanced AES/EBU or analog audio inputs. Use this device to convert video from Betacam SP, VHS, set-top boxes, HDV cameras, and other similar devices.

Analog to SDI Conversion
Use this device to convert analog video sources to SDI video output.
Embedded Audio
This unit can embed SDI audio from balanced AES/EBU or analog audio inputs.

Blackmagic Design CONVMA Specs

Input
(1) component, NTSC, PAL, and S-video via 3x BNCs
Output
(2) SDI (switchable between SD, HD & 3Gbs SDI)
Audio
Analog:
(2) channels of professional balanced analog with standard 1/4" jack connections
Digital:
(2) channels of professional balanced digital with standard 1/4" jack connections, AES/EBU standard
(Audio inputs are shared)
Power
12VDC
Dimensions
Not specified by manufacturer
Weight
Not specified by manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.12 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.75 x 5.5 x 2.65"

Blackmagic Design CONVMA Reviews

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If I connect component video and analog audio to ...

If I connect component video and analog audio to this converter and run SDI cable (RG6), can I plug the SDI cable directly into my HD TV at the destination (without further conversions)?
Asked by: Deanna
As long as the source is producing a signal with resolution and frame rates compatible with Blackmagic Mini Converter Analog to SDI.
Answered by: Peterm
Date published: 2022-04-04

Will this device work for an analog composite ...

Will this device work for an analog composite 480P signal from a security camera?
Asked by: Michael
Product accepts composite signal through a BNC end. Y or NTSC Input on the device. SD Video Standards 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL.
Answered by: Richard
Date published: 2021-09-02

Does this come with a power supply?

Does this come with a power supply?
Asked by: Michael
Yes. Power supply was in the box. New w/celophane...converter, power supply. No other cabling.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2020-09-12

Hi. I have an old professional VHS camera that ...

Hi. I have an old professional VHS camera that has BNC video output. So to capture the video to my Mac book, first I have to use this analog-sdi converter, after I have to connect it to the Design UltraStudio Mini Recorder, and after connect all this to laptop? And what’s the difference if I will use Elgato USB Analog Video Capture Device Instead of all this, connected to the camera via bnc-s-video cable ( it passes the color) and connected to laptop via usb? Thank you very much for your answer!
Asked by: volodymyr
If you use the Blackmagic Design Mini Converter Analog to SDI, it will convert the analog signal to digital and then the Blackmagic UltraStudio Mini Recorder could be used. However, the Elgato USB analog video capture device could be used as a more direct solution to convert an analog source. The only major advantage in using the Blackmagic solution would be to use Blackmagic's Media Express software (free download) to encode it into a variety of formats, such as Apple Prores.
Answered by: Eric
Date published: 2021-01-14

How to I connect S-video to the input? Through ...

How to I connect S-video to the input? Through bnc? And the audio in is rca?
Asked by: Justin
You’ll need an adapter of course but yes.
Answered by: Rikk
Date published: 2021-01-22

Does this device accept PAL-m signal?

Does this device accept PAL-m signal?
Asked by: Bruno
The Blackmagic Design Mini Converter Analog to SDI does support PAL input. However, PAL-M is not listed as being supported.
Answered by: Chris H
Date published: 2023-03-14

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Which converter is adequated to edit analog video from an old Sony PVW- 2800 & Panasonic AJ-D440P to a MacBook pro Retina?
Asked by: Anonymous
You would actually need a capture device, not a simple converter, to ingest the footage from analog sources. If your MacBook Pro Retina has a Thunderbolt Connection the Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Express would be a great choice, B&H #BLUSEXPRESS. It has breakout cables that offer Composite, Component and S-Video inputs for older analog sources.
Answered by: Joseph P.
Date published: 2018-08-27

I am converting old Betacam SP component out 4:3 ...

I am converting old Betacam SP component out 4:3 to SDI Atomos input. I am assuming the Atomos is not capable of dealing with 4:3? Is there another way of transferring 4:3 original scale to MP4 or Mov?
Asked by: Robert
From the Blackmagic Mini Converter Analog to SDI I would go into a capture device for a computer. Once the signal is going into the computer, you can use a variety of recording software to properly record the video in a desired aspect ratio.
Answered by: Peterm
Date published: 2022-03-19
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