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Blackmagic Design Mini Converter - Analog to SDI 2 (BM-CONVMAAS2
Analog YUV/S-Video/Composite to 3G-SDI with 2 ch AES/EBU or analog audio
Perfect for converting from analog HD/SD component, NTSC, PAL or S-Video to SDI out with balanced jack AES/EBU and analog audio embedding. Now you can convert analog devices such as Betacam SP, VHS, set top boxes, gaming consoles and HDV cameras to incredible quality SD/HD-SDI video.
Blackmagic Design Mini Converters: Overview
Build your SDI studio with the world's most advanced converters
Mini Converters are the world's most advanced and easy-to-use SDI converters. Built with the highest quality components and connectors, Mini Converters automatically switch between SD, HD, 3G-SDI and 4K models switch up to Ultra HD resolutions with 6G-SDI video standards! Whether you want to convert to or from SDI, move between different SDI video formats or distribute SDI signals to multiple destinations, you get the highest quality broadcast technology in a compact and affordable design. Choose from a range of 13 models, all featuring low SDI jitter and SDI re-clocking so you can use the longest SDI cable lengths and maintain pristine quality images.
Easy To Use Features
Broadcast, post production and professional AV environments are built using SDI equipment and cabling. It’s essential when converting to and from SDI that you maintain the highest possible video and audio quality. Mini Converters are compact, affordable and easy-to-use. Settings can be changed quickly using built-in mini switches, and with a diagram showing pin settings printed on the back you never need to refer to a manual! Mini Converters use standard connections, so you get the convenience and cost savings of using your own cables!
Latest SDI Technology
Mini Converters 4K models feature the latest 6G-SDI technology that operates at four times the data rate of normal HD-SDI. 6G-SDI is fully compatible with all SD SDI and HD-SDI equipment, so you can connect to your existing equipment. Mini Converters detect the video input and automatically switch between formats. Relevant models include redundant SDI inputs that are perfect for mission critical live events because you can run redundant cables for critical video paths. Should the primary connection fail then Mini Converter switches instantly to the secondary connection!
Standard Audio Connections
Mini Converters support embedded SDI and HDMI audio and several models let you separately embed or de-embed analog or digital audio. Mini Converters support 24-bit analog and AES/EBU audio and use standard 1/4" audio jacks so you don't need custom cables!
Unlike other converters that can be confusing to operate and sometimes identify, Mini Converters combine powerful performance with a simple design! Built-in connections are easy to access and all use standard cables that you're already likely to own!
Optical Fiber Conversion
Mini Converter is available in an SDI to optical fiber model. You get bi-directional SDI to optical fiber conversion, with each direction independent of each other. Optical fiber cables span distances up to 28 miles without any deterioration to the signal.
Highest Quality Processing
With the highest quality video processing, Mini Converters are ideal for all broadcast, post production and professional AV applications. Multiple internal power supplies ensure incredibly low noise levels when moving between analog and digital video formats. Specific models include up/down/cross conversion that lets you move easily between PAL and NTSC SD video standards and the high number of HD formats in 720 and 1080 horizontal resolutions.
Easy settings control
Changing Mini Converter's built-in mini switch settings is as easy as using a pen! This is great when you need to change settings quickly as there are no complicated menus to navigate! You can also control settings using the included Converter Utility software. Connect a Mini Converter to any Mac OS X or Windows based laptop or desktop computer! All models can be updated via USB 2.0 by simply downloading software upgrades directly from the Blackmagic Design website.
About Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and film restoration software for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability, while the company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984.
Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including stereoscopic 3D and 4K workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, United Kingdom, Japan, Singapore, and Australia.
- SDI Video Input
- SDI Video Outputs
- Automatically matches the SD and HD video input
- Analog Video
- Component SD/HD, NTSC, PAL and S-Video
- Analog Audio
- 2 channels of professional balanced analog audio with standard 1/4 inch jack connections
- AES/EBU Digital Audio
- 2 channels of professional balanced digital with standard 1/4 inch jack connections
- SDI Redundant Input
- Multi Rate Support
- Auto detection of HD or standard definition SDI inputs
- Updates and Configuration
- Via USB 2.0 high speed (480 Mb/s)
- SDI Compliance
- SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601
- SDI Video Rates
- SDI video connections are switchable between standard definition and high definition
- SDI Video Sampling
- SDI Audio Sampling
- Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit
- SDI Color Precision
- SDI Color Space
- SDI Auto Switching
- Automatically selects between SD SDI, HD-SDI and 3 Gb/s SDI
- SDI Format Support
- 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 720p50, 720p59.94 and 720p60
- Analog Format Support
- 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 720p50, 720p59.94 and 720p60
- Analog Farbraum
- Analog Farbpräzision
- Software Control
- Mac OS X™ and Windows™ software upgrade via USB
- Internal Software Upgrade
- Via included updater application
- Settings Control
- Mini Switches or USB software
- Format Conversion
- Power Supply
- +12V universal power supply included with international socket adapters for all countries
- Power Consumption
- 6.5 Watts
- Operational Voltage Range
- 12V - 30V
- Product Warranty
- 3 Year Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty