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Blackmagic’s New Converters Enable Conversions Between Any SD/HD SDI & HDMI Format

​Blackmagic Mini Converter UpDownCross HD is a new broadcast quality standards converter that lets you convert any SD or HD video format to any other SD or HD video format via SDI and HDMI input and output connections.

Blackmagic Mini Converters are advanced converters, with the latest 6G-SDI technology integrated, they automatically detect the input video format and instantly change between virtually all SD, HD and Ultra HD video standards up to 2160p30. Users can make use of advanced features such as redundant SDI inputs, re‑clocked loop outputs, HDMI instant lock, 33 point LUT support, and full analog and AES/EBU audio connections so you can convert video, as well as embed or de-embed audio. With ample options from a wide range of 3G and 6G-SDI models, users can select one depending on their conversion you needs.

Mini Converter UpDownCross HD is a full standards converter that converts any SD or HD video format to any other SD or HD video format using high quality Teranex algorithms. Simply set the desired output format and the input signal is automatically converted.  The convertor is also ideal for connecting HDMI computers to SDI projectors because it scales the computer’s video to the standard of choice.

Blackmagic Micro Converter BiDirectional SDI/HDMI.<br />

Blackmagic Micro Converter BiDirectional SDI/HDMI.

The Mini Converter UpDownCross HD features multi-rate 3G-SDI connections, supporting all formats up to 1080p60 including Level A and B devices plus computer resolution scaling via HDMI in. Users also get an HDMI input, reference in, audio delay for perfect AV sync, timecode conversion and both 3G-SDI and HDMI inputs and outputs allowing them to connect to virtually anything.

The new Blackmagic Micro Converter BiDirectional SDI/HDMI is an incredibly small pocket size, broadcast quality video converter that simultaneously converts SDI to HDMI and HDMI to SDI. It works in all SD and HD formats up to 1080p60. Providing full 10-bit broadcast quality video processing in an incredibly small design that fits in your pocket, it works in both directions with different video formats at the same time, so it’s like getting two converters in one.

Each conversion direction can be a different SD or HD video standard, so it’s like getting two converters in one. The multi-rate 3G-SDI input and output connections are compatible with virtually all professional broadcast equipment, including Level A and B devices; it even automatically detects all SD and HD formats.

Mini Converter UpDownCross HD and Micro Converter BiDirectional SDI/HDMI

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