AJA Hi5-3D Dual HD-SDI to HDMI 3D Multiplexer Mini-Converter

BH #AJHI53DQ • MFR #HI5-3D
AJA Hi5-3D Dual HD-SDI to HDMI 3D Multiplexer Mini-Converter
Key Features
  • Dual HD-SDI Inputs
  • 10-Bit HDMI 1.4a and SDI Outputs
  • Works with 3D and 2D Signals
  • Embedded Audio Supported
The Hi5-3D Dual HD-SDI to 3D Multiplexer Mini-Converter from AJA is a video multiplexer that combines and synchronizes two HD-SDI inputs into various multiplexed 3D formats for output over HDMI and HD-SDI. Embedded audio is supported in the HDMI output allowing a convenient single cable audio/video connection. The Hi5 also provides 2-channel RCA style audio outputs for separate audio monitoring if needed. The Hi5 also provides a looping SD/HD-SDI output useful for connecting additional equipment, or for daisy chaining multiple monitors to the same source.
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AJA Hi5-3D Dual HD-SDI to HDMI 3D Multiplexer Mini-Converter

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AJA Hi5 3D Overview

The Hi5-3D Dual HD-SDI to 3D Multiplexer Mini-Converter from AJA is a video multiplexer that combines and synchronizes two HD-SDI inputs into various multiplexed 3D formats for output over HDMI and HD-SDI. Embedded audio is supported in the HDMI output allowing a convenient single cable audio/video connection. The Hi5 also provides 2-channel RCA style audio outputs for separate audio monitoring if needed. The Hi5 also provides a looping SD/HD-SDI output useful for connecting additional equipment, or for daisy chaining multiple monitors to the same source.

The Hi5-3D works with both 2D and 3D inputs. When in the 2D mode, the input is simply passed to the output unmodified. In the 3D mode, the Hi5-3D supports the minimum required 3D modes as defined by the CEA for HDMI 1.4a televisions. Depending on the 3D format, the Hi5-3D supports "side-by-side", "top-bottom", and "frame-packing" modes. The "side-by-side" and "top-bottom" modes involve compressing, either horizontally or vertically, each input for combining into a single video stream at the same rate of the inputs. The "frame-packing" mode stacks two full resolution inputs into a "tall" frame (at twice the clock and line rates). When selected, "frame-packing" can only be used with 23.98/24Hz input frame rates.

The Hi5-3D supports both DIP switch control and host control via the MiniConfig application. One of the DIP switches is a "Local/Remote" switch. When in the "Local" mode, the remaining DIP switches support a subset of the user controls. When in the "Remote" mode, AJA's MiniConfig application controls the unit. The last configuration is held in memory on the Hi5-3D for use when disconnected. To power the Hi5-3D, a universal power supply is included that comes with international plug connections for worldwide use.

Format Support

The Hi5-3D works with both 2D and 3D inputs. When in the 2D mode, the input is simply passed to the output unmodified. In the 3D mode, the Hi5-3D supports the minimum required 3D modes as defined by the CEA for HDMI 1.4a televisions.

CEA Required 3D modes:
2 x SDI1.5GB - 720p 50, 59.94, 60 - T/B
2 x SDI1.5GB - 1080p 23.98, 24, 25 - T/B, FP
2 x SDI1.5GB - 1080PsF 23.98, 24 - T/B, FP
2 x SDI1.5GB - 1080i 50, 59.94, 60 - S/S

Note: "PsF" inputs are converted to "p" for HDMI output. The SDI output can support S/S and T/B formats only. Future software versions may add other formats.

Key Features

  • HD-SDI to HDMI 1.4a with additional SDI output
  • 10-bit HDMI 1.4a support including 3D and embedded audio
  • Additional 2-channel RCA jack audio output
  • Setup via DIP switch or PC/Mac using USB port and supplied USB cable (USB configuration software application supplied on CD)
  • Compact and portable
  • Universal power supply with international plug connector set included
UPC: 812321030112

AJA Hi5 3D Specs

Input Formats720p 50/59.94/60
1080i 50/59.94/60
1080p 23.98/24/25
Video Inputs2 x HD-SDI (auto-selected), 10-bit, SMPTE-292/296/424 (one SDI for left eye input and one SDI for right eye input)
Video Outputs1 x HDMI 1.4a, 10-bit
1 x HD-SDI, 10-bit
Audio OutputsHDMI embedded audio, 2 or 8 channels
2 x RCA-style analog outputs at -10dBV (nominal), user assignable channels
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Operating Relative Humidity10 to 90% non-condensing
Operating Altitude< 9842.5' (3,000 m)
Storage Temperature-40 to 140°F (-40 to 60°C)
Power5 to 20 VDC regulated, 6 watt max.
Dimensions5.8 x 3.1 x 1" (147 x 79 x 25 mm)
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.9 x 7.3 x 2.8"
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