Blcakmagic Design CONVMH/DUTYAAS Heavy Duty Converter Analog to SDI
Mini Converter Heavy Duty Analog to SDI includes everything you need to convert from analog video in HD/SD component & NTSC & PAL or S-Video to SDI video & with the choice to embed SDI audio from balanced AES/EBU or analog audio inputs. Now you can convert analog devices such as Betacam SP & VHS & set top boxes and HDV cameras to SDI video & all in a compact and super tough converter machined from a solid block of aluminum!
Designed For Live Production
Outside broadcast & news gathering and live events are demanding production environments where equipment gets tested to its limits. Mini Converter Heavy Duty models are packed with features to withstand daily use on location. Get a choice of models that convert between SDI and HDMI for connecting to low cost cameras and monitors & and SDI and analog when you need to connect to older decks and video equipment.
Work On Location
With low SDI jitter and SDI re-clocking you can use the longest lengths of SDI cable at live events and outside broadcasts without any loss of video quality. Relevant Heavy Duty models also feature a redundant input & so you can run a second cable as a back up. If the main SDI input is lost & the converter automatically switches over to the alternative input. This feature is great for outdoor use or in venues where working amongst large crowds may result in cable damage.
Standard Audio Connections
Mini Converter Heavy Duty uses standard 1/4” audio jacks for connecting balanced analog or AES/EBU digital audio & so you never need to buy custom audio cables! Audio from mixers and analog decks can be embedded into the SDI video signal.
Heavy Duty Design
Each heavy duty converter is precision machined from a solid block of aircraft grade aluminum & designed to resist damage caused by rough handling in live production and outdoor use. Connections are recessed and protected by the aluminum chassis.
Broadcast Quality Video
Mini Converter Heavy Duty models are ideal for all broadcast & post production and professional AV applications. You get support for a wide range of SD/HD video formats including down conversion from HD to SD when converting from SDI to analog.
Easy Settings Control
Changing Mini Converter’s built-in mini switch settings can be done with a pen & a small screwdriver or any similar object! This is great when you need to change settings quickly on location & as there are no complicated menus to navigate! You can also control settings using the included Converter Utility software by connecting the converter to any Mac OS X or Windows computer! All models can be updated via USB 2.0 by simply downloading software upgrades from the Blackmagic Design website.