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Blackmagic CONVOPENGCAUDS OpenGear Converter - Audio to SDI
  • Blackmagic CONVOPENGCAUDS OpenGear Converter - Audio to SDI
  • Blackmagic CONVOPENGCAUDS OpenGear Converter - Audio to SDI
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Blackmagic CONVOPENGCAUDS OpenGear Converter - Audio to SDI

Manufacturer: Blackmagic Design



List Price:$495.00
Our Price:$470.25

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    Everything you need to embed 4 channels of analog audio or 8 channels of AES/EBU digital audio into any SDI video connection, including rear modules. Embed audio from audio mixers and analog decks into SDI video connections for use with SDI routers and decks, or to add extra audio channels to video converters!

    The new Blackmagic OpenGear Converters give you a great range of conversion, all packed with the latest video technologies at an affordable price! OpenGear is the television industry's open standard for rack based conversion and processing. Get the freedom and cost savings of an open standard combined with centralized network control and monitoring using the OpenGear DashBoard software on Windows™, Mac OS X and Linux!

    Auto Switching SD and HD
    Blackmagic OpenGear Converters instantly switch between all SD and HD video formats the instant the video input changes. A huge range of standards are supported including NTSC, PAL, 1080i/59.94, 1080i/50, 1080PsF/23.98, 1080PsF/24, 720p/59.94, 720p/50 and new formats can be added via USB.

    Open Architecture Converters!
    Blackmagic OpenGear Converters are fully compatible with the OpenGear standard. OpenGear is an open standard for rack mount converters and processing for television broadcasters. Blackmagic OpenGear Converters are compatible with 20-card models of the 2 RU (rack unit) OpenGear frames. Many manufacturers develop OpenGear cards and frames that can be mixed and matched. OpenGear cards are hot swappable and can be controlled by java based DashBoard network control and monitoring software on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.

    High Quality
    Blackmagic OpenGear Converters are built to the highest quality standards with low SDI jitter. You get the longest SDI cable lengths combined with ultra low noise analog video and audio for a true broadcast quality solution.

    Easy to Use
    Blackmagic OpenGear Converters are similar, so they're easy to understand. With advanced 3 Gb/s SDI technology, every card is fully compatible with all your SD and HD equipment, plus you can update new formats via USB. Blackmagic OpenGear Converters can be set up via mini switches, DashBoard, or via USB using Blackmagic Design's Converter Utility. That's three completely different ways to configure, so you're never stuck in a critical live situation.

    • Specifications

      • Connections:
      • SDI Video Input: Switchable between SD, HD and 3Gb/s SDI.
      • SDI Video Output: Automatically matches the SD, HD and 3 Gb/s SDI video input.
      • Analog Video: None
      • Analog Audio: 4 channels of professional balanced analog audio with openGearT standard 3 pin connections.
      • AES/EBU Digital Audio: 8 channels of professional balanced digital with openGearT standard 3 pin connections.
      • SDI Redundant Input: Automatically switches over if main SDI input is lost.
      • Multi Rate Support: Auto detection of HD or standard definition SDI inputs.
      • Updates and Configuration: Via USB 2.0 high speed. (480 Mb/s)
      • Reclocking: Yes
      • Standards:
      • 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: 4:02:02
      • SDI Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
      • SDI Color Precision: 4:02:02
      • SDI Color Space: YUV
      • 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: None
      • Analog Color Space: None
      • Analog Color Precision: None
      • Extras:
      • Software Control: Mac OS XT and WindowsT software upgrade via USB.
      • Internal Software Upgrade: Via included updater application.
      • Settings Control: OpenGear DashBoard network control software, Mini Switches or USB software.
      • Product Warranty: 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.


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