Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic OpenGear Converters - new!

$688.97 $765.00

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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. Blackmagic OpenGear Converters are compatible with 20-card models of the 2 RU (rack unit) OpenGear frames. 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™.

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.

High Quality
-Blackmagic OpenGear Converters are built to the highest quality standards with low SDI jitter.

New 3 Gb/s SDI Technology

Auto Switching SD and HD

Redundant SDI Input

Built in AES/EBU or Analog Audio

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.

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.

MODELS

OpenGear Converter - Analog to SDI:    Perfect for converting from analog HD/SD component to SDI out with balanced AES/EBU and analog audio embedding. Now you can convert analog devices such as Betacam SP, VHS, set top boxes, gaming consoles and HDV cameras to incredible quality SD/HD-SDI video. 

OpenGear Converter - Audio to SDI:    Includes everything you need to embed 4 channels of analog audio or 8 channels of AES/EBU digital audio into any SDI video connection. Embed audio from audio mixers and analog decks into SDI video for use with SDI routers and decks, or to add extra audio channels to video converters!

OpenGear Converter - HDMI to SDI :     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.

OpenGear Converter - Optical Fiber :     Lets you convert between multiple SD and HD video standards with high quality up, down and cross conversion. OpenGear Converter UpDownCross even includes a standards converter, plus adapts SDI audio delay to match video processing for accurate AV sync.

 OpenGear Converter - SDI Distribution:     When needing to send the same signal to several devices at once, OpenGear Converter SDI Distribution handles the task perfectly. Supports SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 2K and 3G-SDI video formats. OpenGear Converter SDI Distribution also handles ASI. What’s more, it’s compatible with ancillary data and embedded audio.

OpenGear Converter - SDI to Analog :     Includes everything you need to convert from SDI to analog HD/SD component, NTSC and PAL video out, plus balanced AES/EBU and analog audio out. Easily connect to Betacam SP, VHS and video monitors. Features a built in hardware down converter to connect HD-SDI video to SD equipment!

OpenGear Converter - SDI to Audio :    Includes everything you need to de-embed 4 channels of analog audio or 8 channels of AES/EBU digital audio from any SDI video connection. Easily access the audio in any SDI video connection for output to audio equipment such as audio mixers, analog broadcast decks, audio monitors and more!

OpenGear Converter - SDI to HDMI :     Converts from SDI to HDMI video out with embedded HDMI audio. Imagine using big screen TVs and video projectors as broadcast video monitors! Now it’s incredibly easy to connect a huge range of HDMI displays to SDI based equipment!

OpenGear Converter - Sync Generator :     Includes 10 crystal stabilized video reference outputs for referencing all the video equipment in your studio with either high definition tri-sync or standard definition black burst. Perfect for small studios or outside broadcasts!

OpenGear Converter - UpDownCross :     Lets you convert between multiple SD and HD video standards with high quality up, down and cross conversion. OpenGear Converter UpDownCross even includes a standards converter, plus adapts SDI audio delay to match video processing for accurate AV sync.

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