The AJA FS1 Universal HD/SD Audio/ Video Frame Synchronizer and Converter is a powerful and flexible frame synchronizer and high quality converter that helps you work with mismatched signal types to establish a consistent format for post production or broadcast. Featuring a flexible input, output, and control architecture, the FS1 Universal HD/SD Audio/ Video Frame Synchronizer and Converter can simultaneously work with both HD and SD video all in full 10-bit broadcast quality video and 24-bit audio.
Supporting virtually any input or output, analog or digital, HD or SD, FS1 can up or down-convert between SD and HD, and provide simultaneous HD and SD outputs. Up, down, cross-conversion between HD formats are also supported, with simultaneous output of both formats.
FS1 is loaded with comprehensive I/Os that lets it handle the widest range of analog and digital signals - and easily convert between them.
Perfect for use in broadcast and post production environments, FS1 features Dual HD/SD-SDI inputs and outputs, comprehensive multi-channel audio connections and I/O for analog video equipment, including HD and SD component.
For audio, FS1 supports 8-channel AES, balanced analog, or 16-channel embedded audio with full flexibility and audio processing controls. You can choose from any of the 4 groups of embedded audio for 8-channel output on the AES or analog audio
FS1 also supports closed captioning and the conversion of closed captioning between SD and HD formats for up, down or cross-conversion. That includes full conversion between CEA-608 captions and the CEA-708 standard. FS1 preserves closed captioning even when converting between formats, removing the need to re-insert closed captions after conversion.