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Ensemble Designs BrightEye 81 3G / HD / SD SDl to HDMI Converter
  • Ensemble Designs BrightEye 81 3G / HD / SD SDl to HDMI Converter
  • Ensemble Designs BrightEye 81 3G / HD / SD SDl to HDMI Converter
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Ensemble Designs BrightEye 81 3G / HD / SD SDl to HDMI Converter

Manufacturer: Ensemble Designs

Item #: ENDE-BE81   •   MFG #: BE81


List Price:$350.00
Our Price:$332.50

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Convert HD or SD SDI video feeds to HDMI with the BrightEye 81. Convenient for feeding a video monitor, BrightEye 81 provides a reliable way to achieve confidence monitoring in post and broadcast applications.

BrightEye 81 is an SDI to HDMI converter for use with standard definition video signals and 3 Gb/s and 1.5 Gb/s high definition signals. The HDMI output is not HDCP encrypted. The video input is also reclocked and output on a BNC connector.

For facilities using 3G the issue of monitoring the signal becomes a challenge. The BrightEye 81 provides a convenient way to monitor any type of digital video signal. A 3G video signal can be easily viewed via the HDMI output.

BrightEye 81 also functions as a Dual Link to 3 Gb/s converter. When the input is Dual Link RGB 444 the output will be the 3G version of that data.

Signal monitoring and control is provided through the included BrightEye Mac or PC software.

Power supply is included.

  • Features

    • HD and SD SDI to HDMI Converter
    • Dual Link to 3G Converter
    • Use with Video Monitors that have HDMI Input
    • Use with HD or SD Signals
    • 3G HD, Level A and Level B Supported
    • Passes Embedded Audio
  • Specifications

    • One SDI, BNC or Two for Dual Link, BNC
    • 270 Mb/s SD Serial Digital (SMPTE 259M)
    • 1.485 Gb/s HD Serial Digital (SMPTE 274M, 292M or 296M)
    • Dual Link HD SDI (SMPTE 372M)
    • 2.97 Gb/s HD Serial Digital (SMPTE 424M, 425M) Level A
      IMPEDANCE: 75 Ohms
    • >15 dB to 1.485 GHz
    • >10 dB to 2.97 GHz
      MAX CABLE LENGTH: 300 meters for 270 Mb/s, 100 meters for 1.485 Gb/s, 70 meters for 2.97 Gb/s (Belden 1694A), Automatic Input Cable Equalization.
    • SDI Standards Supported:
      1080i (SMPTE 274M -4,5,6) 50, 59.94 or 60 Hz
    • 720p (SMPTE 296M -1,2,3) 50, 59.94 or 60 Hz
    • 1080p (SMPTE 274M -9,10,11) 23.98, 24, 25 Hz
    • 1080sF (RP211 -14,15,16) 23.98, 24, 25 Hz
    • 1080p (SMPTE 424M, 425M), 50, 59.94, 60, Level A
    • Dual Link HD SDI 1080 RGB 4:4:4 (SMPTE 372M)
    • 525i, 625i (SMPTE 259M)
      HDMI Output:
      NUMBER One
      TYPE HDMI 1.3
      FORMAT HDMI 1.3
      Serial Digital Output:
      NUMBER Two, BNC
      SIGNAL TYPE Follows input. When input is Dual Link HD SDI, the SDI outputs are identical 3G Level B SDI signals (SMPTE 425M)
      IMPEDANCE 75 Ohms
    • >15 dB to 1.485 GHz
    • >10 dB to 2.97 GHz
      OUTPUT DC None (AC coupled)
      General Specifications:
      SIZE 5.625" W x 0.8" H x 5.5" D (143 mm x 20 mm x 140 mm) including connectors
      POWER 12 volts, 7 watts (100-230 VAC modular power supply)
      TEMPERATURE 0 to 40° C ambient (all specs met)
      RELATIVE HUMIDITY 0 to 95° non-condensing
      ALTITUDE 0 to 10,000 ft.

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