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Cobalt BBG-1002-UDX 3G Multi-Input Modular Up/Down/Cross Converter
  • Cobalt BBG-1002-UDX 3G Multi-Input Modular Up/Down/Cross Converter
  • Cobalt BBG-1002-UDX 3G Multi-Input Modular Up/Down/Cross Converter
  • Cobalt BBG-1002-UDX 3G Multi-Input Modular Up/Down/Cross Converter
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Cobalt BBG-1002-UDX 3G Multi-Input Modular Up/Down/Cross Converter

Manufacturer: Cobalt Digital

Item #: CB-BBG-1002-UDX   •   MFG #: BBG-1002-UDX


List Price:$3,495.00
Our Price:$3,277.00

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The all-new Cobalt BBG-1002-UDX Multi-Input Modular Up-Down-Cross Converter/Framesync with Auto-Changeover and Character Burn provides a high-density standalone modular unit that offers unprecedented multi-input support, flexibility, and ease of use and integration. Multiple SDI input ports allow manual selection of input, or failover to alternate inputs (Auto-Changeover) on loss of input conditions. A Quality Check option allows failover to alternate inputs based on user-configurable subjective criteria such as black/frozen frame or audio silence. Two discrete character burn strings can be inserted on output video, with each string inserted as static text and/or insert only upon LOS. Import of user trouble slate graphics is also supported in addition to standard test pattern insert as an input LOS marker. A moving-box insertion can be enabled to serve as a dynamic raster confidence check even when the input video image is static.

The up/down/cross convert scaler is specifically designed for broadcast video progressive and interlaced formats, with full ARC control suitable for conversions to or from 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios. Timecode can be received and prioritized among any standard SMPTE embedded or audio LTC timecode, and in turn outputted and burned-in on the output video.

The BBG-1002-UDX uses a built-in web server that allows control/monitor over computers or smart devices from anywhere accessible over the web; no special apps or plug-ins are required for remote control. The compact 1/3-rack size of the BBG-1002-UDX allows 3 units to be installed in a 1RU space (an optional mounting tray is available that provides secure mounting of the units to a standard 19" frame). GPIO allows direct input routing control and status monitoring.

  • Features

    • Multiple Input
    • Frame Sync
    • Optional Smart Auto-changeover input
    • - Black Raster
    • - Frozen Video
    • - Loss of Audio
    • Web-based user interface/remote control, and Front Panel LCD local control
    • Available with analog audio and composite analog video I/O
    • Available with AES I/O
  • Specifications

    • Note: Inputs/outputs are a function in some cases of model. See rear panel illustrations for I/O complements offered.
    • Power < 18 Watts. Power supplied by 12VDC AC adapter, universal input.

    • SDI Video Inputs/Outputs
    • Up to (4) 75Ω BNC inputs
    • Up to (4) 75Ω BNC outputs (selectable as processed SDI IN or IN RCK)
    • (1) 75O A/B BNC output w/ relay protect (BBG-1002-UDX only)
    • SDI Formats Supported: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 424M
    • SDI Receive Cable Length: 3G/HD/SD: 120/180/320 m (Belden 1694A)
    • SDI Return Loss: >15 dB up to 1.485 GHz; >10 dB up to 2.970 GHz
    • SDI Alignment Jitter: 3G/HD/SD: < 0.3/0.2/0.2 UI
      Input Select/Auto-Changeover Failover
    • Manual selection (forced) of any input via web GUI or front panel controls.
    • Failover to alternate input on loss of target input. Failover invoked upon LOS and/or (with option +QC) user configurable parametric criteria such as black/frozen frame or audio silence.
    • - Black frame trigger configurable for black intensity threshold and persistence time.
    • - Frozen frame trigger configurable for frozen percentage difference and persistence time.
    • - Audio silence trigger configurable for dBFS floor threshold and persistence time.
    • Relay bypass SDI IN B to RLY BYP B upon loss of power.

    • Timecode Insertion/Burn-In
    • Burn-in and embedded video output timecode selected via user controls from input video SMPTE embedded timecode and/or audio LTC. Burn-in enable/disable user controls. Configurable for burn-in string of seconds, seconds:frames, seconds:frames:field. User controls for text size and H/V position.

    • Text Burn-In
    • (2) independent strings supported. Independent insertions controls for enable/disable and enable upon LOS. User controls for text size and H/V position.

    • Audio Processing
    • Full crosspoint and gain/mute/invert controls across 16-ch embedded audio SDI processed path. Embedding from analog or AES sources to any embedded channels; de-embedding to AES or analog outputs. Multi-frequency tone generator for each audio output. Master delay control; range of -33 msec to +3000 msec.

    • Control/Monitor Interface
    • HTML5 web server/interface via rear-panel 10/100/1000 Ethernet port.

    • Frame Reference Input
    • Looping 2-BNC connection. SMPTE 170M/318M "Black Burst", SMPTE 274M/296M "Tri-Level"
    • Return Loss: >35 dB up to 5.75 MHz
  • Warranty

    • Five year warranty