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Blackmagic CONVOPENGOF OpenGear Converter - Optical Fiber
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    Blackmagic CONVOPENGOF OpenGear Converter - Optical Fiber

    Manufacturer: Blackmagic Design

    Item #: BMD-CONVOGOF   •   MFG #: CONVOGOF


    List Price:$495.00
    Our Price:$470.25

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      Convert SDI to Optical Fiber, and Optical Fiber to SDI simultaneously. Blackmagic OpenGear Optical Fiber auto switches between any SD, HD, 3 Gb/s HD-SDI video standards and each direction is completely independent.

      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.

      8 Great Models
      Choose from analog, HDMI, audio, optical fiber, and sync generator models! There's a single card model for each type of video conversion. All models have 3 Gb/s SDI technology that auto switches between SD, HD and 3 Gb/s HD-SDI formats. All AES/EBU audio inputs feature sample rate converters, and all audio connections can be switched between analog and AES/EBU audio!

      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. OpenGear uses a 2 rack unit rack frame that holds up to 10 plug in cards, or a double density frame can be used to hold up to 20 cards. 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.

      Redundant SDI Input
      Blackmagic OpenGear Converters feature 24 bit analog and 24 bit digital audio. You can select either analog or AES/EBU digital audio via mini switches, or remotely via the DashBoard network control software. Blackmagic OpenGear Converters will then switch to use either analog or AES/EBU digital audio. Blackmagic OpenGear Converters support the standard 2 ch and 4 ch audio rear modules, so they can be used with other brand OpenGear products.

      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.

      Hardware Down Converter
      If you have older standard definition analog equipment in your facility then you'll know how hard it is when modern SDI equipment unexpectedly changes between SD and HD. Blackmagic OpenGear Converter SDI to Analog includes an incredible quality HD down converter that automatically adapts to the input video format and outputs standard definition video in letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 or center cut 4:3.

      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.

      New 3 Gb/s SDI Technology
      With the latest 3 Gb/s SDI technology built into Blackmagic OpenGear Converters, you know you're getting the latest technology. New standards can be uploaded via the USB port. 3 Gb/s SDI is also fully compatible with all your SD and HD equipment.

      • Specifications

        • Connections:
        • SDI Video Input: Switchable between SD, HD and 3 Gb/s SDI.
        • SDI Video Output: Automatically matches the SD, HD and 3 Gb/s SDI video input.
        • Analog Video: None
        • Analog Audio: None
        • AES/EBU Digital Audio: None
        • Optical Fiber Video Input: 1 x 10 bit SD/HD/3 Gb/s SDI switchable.
        • Optical Fiber Video Output: 1 x 10 bit SD/HD/3 Gb/s SDI switchable.
        • Optical Fiber Audio Input: 16 channel embedded.
        • Optical Fiber Audio Output: 16 channel embedded.
        • 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, ITU-R BT.601 and SMPTE 297M for Optical Fiber SDI.
        • 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.
        • ASI Support: Yes
        • 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: None
        • Settings Control: None
        • Product Warranty: 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.


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