Build your SDI studio with the 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
and 3Gb/s 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 10 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. Itís 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 feature the latest 3 Gb/s SDI technology that
operates at twice the data rate of normal HD-SDI. 3 Gb/s 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
Standard Audio Connections
Mini Converters support
embedded SDI and HDMI audio and several models let you
separately embed or de-embed analog or digital
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!
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
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
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