BM HDMI to SDI Heavy Duty
Video Processing, Converting & Routing / Converters
- Input: 1xHDMI, 2x 1/4” jacks for either (2) channels of balanced analog audio or (1) stereo AES/EBU connection
- Output: 2xBNC for (2) SDI (switchable between SD, HD, & 3Gb/s SDI)
The Mini Converter Heavy Duty – HDMI to SDI from Blackmagic Design is an extremely rugged device that accepts an HDMI signal converts it to a 3G/HD/SD-SDI output (a second loop-through SDI output is also provided). To the SDI output signal you can choose to embed the HDMI audio or the signals from the balanced AES/EBU or L/R analog audio inputs. Use this device to convert video from sources such as prosumer camcorders, or add SDI outputs to computers with HDMI or DVI outputs (DVI input via converter – not included) so you can integrate it into your SDI-based video system.
Converters in the Mini Converter Heavy Duty range are machined from a solid block of aircraft-grade aluminum and are generally designed to resist damage from rough use, whether outdoors or just in the course of live production. This super-strong Heavy Duty converter can withstand being run over by a truck and keep working. Its BNC and audio connections are protected by outcroppings of the aluminum body, unlike those on the standard Mini Converter line.
The converter features scratch-resistant laser-etched labeling, non-slip rubber feet, and a dust-resistant rubber boot that covers the mini configuration switches from dust and dirt.