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Blackmagic HDMI to SDI 4K Heavy Duty

The Mini Converter Heavy Duty - HDMI to SDI 4K from Blackmagic Design allows you to convert HDMI to SD, HD, 3G, or 6G-SDI in resolutions up to Ultra HD 4K (3840 x 2160) and DCI 4K (4096 x 2160). This is useful for connecting consumer devices that output HDMI signals with professional SDI video equipment. This heavy duty model is machined from a solid block of aircraft grade aluminum so it's durable enough for the most demanding live productions and outside broadcast environments. With a compact form factor and easy-to-use controls, the Mini Converter Heavy Duty is ideal for a variety of broadcast, post production, and professional AV applications.

Using 4K HDMI and 6G-SDI technologies, the Mini Converter Heavy-Duty supports resolutions up to UHD 4K at up to 30 fps and DCI 4K at 24 fps. It automatically detects the input video format and instantly changes between SD, HD, and UHD/DCI 4K formats. The two 6G-SDI outputs also support SD and HD-SDI signals for integration into existing workflows. Both 6G-SDI outputs send duplicate signals. Audio is embedded in the SDI output from either the HDMI input or from the two 1/4" input jacks which support 2-channel AES/EBU digital audio or balanced analog audio.

Settings are controlled using the built-in DIP switches or via USB using the included software for Max OS X or Windows computers. The USB port also enables the firmware to be updated. For powering the device, a 12V power supply is included with international socket adapters.


Machined from a solid block of aircraft grade aluminum
Capable of withstanding the weight of largest OB vehicles
4:2:2 sampling and color precision
HD scaler and SD down conversion
24-bit, 48 kHz audio sampling
Compliant with SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, ITU-R BT.656, and ITU-R BT.601 standards


Video Input 1x HDMI, Type A
Video Output 2x 6G-SDI (Automatically matches the HDMI video input)
Note:  Both 6G outputs send duplicate signals and can't be used to support Dual Link formats
Multi-Rate Support Auto detection of 6G-SDI, Level B 3G-SDI, HD or standard definition SDI inputs
Reclocking  Yes
Audio Input  2x 1/4" jack, 2 channels of analog or AES/EBU digital audio
Format Support SD:NTSC 525/29.97 and 525/23.98
PAL 625/25
HD: 720p 59.94/60
1080i 50/59.94/60
1080PsF 23.98/24/25/29.97/30
1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
2K: 2048x1080PsF 23.98/24/25
2048/1080p 23.98/24/25
UHD/4K 3840x2160p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30
4096x2160p 24
SDI Compliance ?? ?SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, ITU-R BT.656, and ITU-R BT.601
SDI Video Rates ?? ?Switchable between SD, HD, and 6G-SDI
SDI Video Sampling ?? ?4:2:2
SDI Audio Sampling ?? ?24-bit, 48 kHz
SDI Color Precision ?? ?4:2:2
SDI Color Space ?? ?YUV
SDI Auto Switching ?? ?Automatically detects SD, HD, or 6G-SDI
HDMI Format Support ?? ?SD:
NTSC 525/23.98 and 525/29.97
PAL 625/25
HD: 720p 50/59.94/60
1080i 50/59.94/60
1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
2K: 2048x1080p 23.98/24/25
UHD/4K 3840x2160p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30
4096x2160p 24
HDMI Color Space YUV and RGB
HDMI Color Precision 4:2:2
HDCP Compliance No. HDMI input is unable to capture from copy-protected HDMI sources
Format Conversion HD scaler and SD down conversion
Settings Control  DIP switches or USB software for Mac OS X and Windows
Firmware Upgradeable Via USB 2.0
Power Supply 12 VDC
Power Consumption 4.44 W
Operational Voltage Range  12 to 31 VDC
Operating Temperature  32 to 104? F (0 to 40 ? C)
Storage Temperature ?-4 to 113? F (-20 to 45 ? C)
Relative Humidity 0 to 90% non-condensing
Dimensions  5 x 4.2 x 1.2" (12.7 x 10.7 x 3 cm)
Weight  1.14 lb (0.5 kg)
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