- OpenGear Architecture
- Auto SD/HD Switching
- USB Upgrade Port
- Powered By Rack
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The Blackmagic Design CONVOGBHS is ideal for converting from non copy protected HDMI devices to SDI out with embedded SDI audio from the HDMI input. Now you can convert HDMI video devices to SDI, or add SDI outputs to computers with HDMI compatibility.
Blackmagic OpenGear Convertors are fully compatible with the OpenGear standard. OpenGear is an open standard for rack mount convertors 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.
Auto Switching SD and HD
Blackmagic OpenGear Convertors 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.
Includes AES/EBU and Analogue Audio
Blackmagic OpenGear Convertors feature 24 bit analogue and 24 bit digital audio. You can select either analogue or AES/EBU digital audio via mini switches, or remotely via the DashBoard network control software. Blackmagic OpenGear Convertors will then switch to use either analogue or AES/EBU digital audio. Blackmagic OpenGear Convertors support the standard 2 ch and 4 ch audio rear modules, so they can be used with other brand OpenGear products.
Blackmagic OpenGear Convertors are built to the highest quality standards with low SDI jitter. You get the longest SDI cable lengths combined with ultra low noise analogue video and audio for a true broadcast quality solution.
Easy to Use
Blackmagic OpenGear Convertors 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 Convertors can be set up via mini switches, DashBoard, or via USB using Blackmagic Design's Convertor Utility. That's three completely different ways to configure, so you're never stuck in a critical live situation.
Advanced 3 Gb/s SDI Technology
With the latest 3 Gb/s SDI technology built into Blackmagic OpenGear Convertors, 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.
|SDI Output||Switchable between SD, HD and 3 Gb/s SDI|
|Analogue Audio||2 channels of professional balanced analogue audio with standard 1/4 inch jack connections|
|AES/EBU||2 channels of professional balanced digital with standard 1/4 inch jack connections|
|Format||SDI 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 720p50, 720p59.94 and 720p60
625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC, 625/50p PAL, 525/59.94p NTSC, 1080p23.98/24, 1080i50, 1080i59.94/60, 720p50 and 720p59.94/60
|Power Requirements||Powered by rack chassis|