Blackmagic Design HDMI to SDI Battery Converter

Blackmagic Design HDMI to SDI Battery Converter

Blackmagic Design HDMI to SDI Battery Converter

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Product Highlights

  • Converts an HDMI Input to 2 SDI Outputs
  • Allows Use of Longer-Distance SDI Cables
  • Both the In and Outs Support 1080p60 HD
  • Supports HDMI and SDI Embedded Audio
  • Built-In Rechargeable Battery
  • AC Power Supply Included
  • Features Battery Toggle Switch
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  • 1Description

The Blackmagic-Design HDMI to SDI Battery Converter converts an HDMI input to up to two SDI outputs. The outputs automatically match and output in the quality of the HDMI input, whether HD or SD; whatever comes in is what automatically goes out. Both the HDMI and SDI connections support up to 1080p60 HD, which on the SDI side is equivalent to 3G. The converter also supports embedded audio on both the in and outs.

One reason for converting to SDI is to take advantage of the longer distance that SDI cables can carry a signal. If your camera has an HDMI output, this converter will let you instead output by SDI, allowing professional connectivity on location.

Power is supplied by a built-in lithium-ion polymer rechargeable battery that allows on location work without external power, and an AC power supply is additionally also included.

Sophisticated Conversion
  • Converts an HDMI input to up to 2 low-jitter SDI outputs
  • Conversion allows the use of longer professional SDI cables
  • The SDI outs auto-match the SD / HD quality of the HDMI input
  • Both the HDMI and the SDI connections support up to1080p60 HD
  • Audio embedded on the HDMI in goes out embedded on the SDI outs
Battery and/or Adapter Power
  • A built-in battery provides more than 2 hours of charge
  • The battery can be recharged while the converter is in use
  • A toggle switch allows you use the battery only when needed
  • An LED indicator displays what the charge level of the battery is
  • An adapter is included for external power and to charge the battery
Super Tough Design
  • Machined of aircraft grade aluminum
  • Can be run over by a truck and still work
  • Small enough to fit into the palm of a hand
  • Scratch-resistant labels / non-slip rubber feet
In the Box
Blackmagic Design HDMI to SDI Battery Converter
  • 12V AC Adapter with International Socket Adapters for All Countries
  • Integrated Lithium-Ion Polymer Rechargeable Battery
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Inputs/Outputs SD/HD-SDI output x2, automatically match the SD/HD HDMI video input
    HDMI input x1, type A
    USB 2.0 input x1, 480 Mb/s
    Multi-Rate Support Auto detection of HD or SD HDMI inputs
    SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, ITU-R BT.656, ITU-R BT.601
    SDI Video Rates SDI video connections are switchable between SD and HD
    Sampling SDI video: 4:2:2
    SDI audio: television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit
    Color Precision SDI: 4:2:2
    HDMI: 4:2:2 in all formats and 4:4:4 up to 1080p29.97
    Color Space SDI: YUV
    HDMI: YUV and RGB
    SDI Auto Switching Automatically selects between SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 3G-SDI
    Format Support SDI:
    525/29.97 NTSC, 625/25 PAL, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94 and 1080p60

    HDMI:
    480p60 NTSC, 576p50 PAL, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94 and 1080p60
    Copy Protection HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources /
    always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content
    Video Lock Indicator LED indicates input video signal lock
    Software Update Via USB
    Internal Software Upgrade Via included software updater application
    Power Supply Integrated Lithium-ion Polymer rechargeable battery. 12V-31V DC port for external battery power or use included 12V AC adapter with international socket adapters for all countries. Cable tie point.
    Battery Over 2 hours battery life. Battery charge indicator with On/Off switch to preserve battery life.
    Power Consumption Typically 2.3 W
    Operational Voltage Range 12 - 31 Vdc
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 1.35 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.1 x 5.2 x 3.0"
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