FSR MDC-MK4 Magellan Down-Converter

FSR MDC-MK4 Magellan Down-Converter

FSR MDC-MK4 Magellan Down-Converter

FSR MDC-MK4 Magellan Down-Converter

FSR MDC-MK4 Magellan Down-Converter Rear


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  • Down-Converter & Transcoder
  • Multiple Applications
  • Variable Input & Output Resolutions
  • Automatic Signal Detection
  • Multiple Control Options
  • Glitch-Free Switching
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  • 1Description
The MDC-MK4 Magellan Down-Converter from FSR is a down-converter designed for use in churches, schools, hotels, live events, or any application that requires a high-resolution computer signal to be translated to a standard television feed. Because this unit supports HD and computer input and output, it is also well suited for use as a transcoder in mixed-format applications.

Computer resolutions up to 2k x 2k and HD resolutions up to 1080p are supported. Output can be set to NTSC or PAL and will support standard definition composite, S-video, and component video simultaneously. Alternatively, the unit can also output a standalone HD component video feed.

The unit can be controlled via front-panel pushbuttons, an on-screen menu system, or remote control software via a serial connection on a Windows PC. Detection of input resolution is automatic and the output signal is sized automatically to the desired output format. Other features include variable pan & zoom, one-button switching, and a multi-line active scaler to maintain color accuracy and eliminate flickering.

Down-Converter & Transcoder
Use this unit to down-convert or transcode video signals in mixed-format environments.
Automatic Detection
Input signal type and resolution is automatically detected and output format is scaled to your designated preference.
This unit can be controlled via front-panel pushbuttons, on-screen menu, or RS-232 connectivity.
Advanced Features
Other features include pan & zoom functionality, as well as a multi-line active scaler to maintain signal integrity during switching.
In the Box
FSR MDC-MK4 Magellan Down-Converter
  • Converter
  • Three-Year Parts & Labor Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Inputs Number: (4)
    Type and Format:
    (1) HD-15 with loop out RGB
    (1) 5 BNC RGB/component
    (1) 1 BNC composite
    (1) 4-pin DIN S-video
    Auto-terminating into 75 Ohms
    Sync Rate:
    RGB: any up to 2048 x 2048
    HD: any up to 1080p
    Refresh Rate:
    H: up to 150KHz
    V: up to 250Hz
    Outputs Number: (3)
    Type and Format:
    (1) 1 BNC composite
    (1) 4-pin DIN S-video
    (1) 3 RCA component
    Level Video:
    0.7Vp-p nominal
    0.5 to 2.0Vp-p minimum/maximum
    TTL positive or negative
    Computer Loop-Thru:
    (1) HD-15 female connector
    Operational Modes Key: Chromakey or Lumakey
    Dissolve: PC to/from video
    Genlock Subcarrier Lock Range:
    +/- 200Hz for NTSC Operation
    (+/- 250Hz for PAL Operation)
    Subcarrier Phase:
    +/- 180°
    Control Methods Local:
    via Front Panel Buttons & OSD
    RS-232 Interface:
    via D9 Female Connector
    Infrared Remote:
    via 3rd party remote
    Input Expansion Control:
    via D-15 Options Connector
    Power 100 to 240VAC, 50/60, 0.3A
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 1.72 x 19 x 11"
    Weight 11 lbs

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