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Conversion Tools

As you intergrate your facility towards a fully HD environment, you will wish to keep much of your still-functional, legacy equipment active. Coverter tools will permit you to move toward state-of-the-art production while keeping your analog components in the system.


Decimator 2
Redbyte Designs

The Decimator 2 auto detects 3G, HD or SD (26 formats are supported) and can handle switching of synchronous sources. Low latency 3G/HD to SD Down-conversion with ARC (Aspect Ratio Conversion) of 16:9 to 16:9 Anamorphic, 16:9 to 4:3 Letterbox or 16:9 to 4:3 Center Cut (crop to 4:3). Also features SD Pass-through and full 10-bit data path and multipoint interpolation. Mounting plate, HDMI cable, and USB cable are included. Measures 3" x 2.8" x .9".

 DAC 50

DataVideo  DAC 50

The Datavideo DAC-50 is an HD/SD-SDI to Component/Composite Video Signal Converter with the ability to scale both up and down. The scaler converts HD/SD-SDI signals to either HD component or SD composite in PAL mode (576/50i). The DAC-50 is housed in a rugged metal frame, making it durable enough to endure even the roughest conditions.

HD/SD-SDI Inputs.
Component/Composite Outputs.
Built-in conversion scaler.
Cross convert from 1080i to 720p.
Rugged metal housing for use even in the roughest conditions.




Decimator MD- DUCC
Multi-Definition Converter

Auto detects 3G, HD or SD (26 Formats in total)
Full 10-bit data path and multipoint interpolation
Professional motion-adaptive de-interlacing
True Down Up Cross conversion, allowing the conversion between
   any of the supported formats. Simply select the output format
   you require, no matter what the input format is
Complete 16:9, 14:9 and 4:3 Aspect ratio conversion support, with
   individual selection for HD to HD, HD to SD, SD to HD and SD to SD
Full 16-Channel Audio metering with:
          - Any of the 4 audio groups individually selectable
          - Vertical or Horizontal Bars
          - AES, VU, Extended VU, BBC, EBU, DIN and NORDIC Scales
          - Bar & Float, Bar only or Float only
          - Transparency adjustment
          - Separate Bar and Float Ballistics control
          - Adjustable Reference level
          - Red, Yellow and Green Range adjustment
          - Bar thickness adjustment
          - Margin adjustment
Adjustable Graticules Generator with:
          - Separate enables for Safe Action, Safe Title and Centre Cross
          - Adjustable position for either Safe Action or Safe Title
          - Adjustable colours for Safe Action, Safe Title and Centre Cross
Text Overlays with:
          - Adjustable Foreground and Background colours
          - Adjustable 16 character text
          - Current input format status
HDMI output
Selectable analog video from: 3 x CVBS / YPbPr / RGB / CVBS & YC
2 x (3G/HD/SD)-SDI 10-bit outputs with audio from input automatically
   delayed and passed
GPI on RJ-45 for Tallies
3G/HD/SD-SDI Active Loop-Through Output
De-Embedded audio can be output on 2 x RCA connectors as either
   AES or Analogue with adjustable analogue audio level
LEDs for status and buttons for basic configuration
USB port for control and firmware updates
Locking DC Power Socket
The following is also included with the unit:
          - Power Supply, HDMI Cable, USB Cable and Mounting Bracket

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AV Toolbox
CS/SV to HDMI Up Converter

  • Converts CS/SV to HDTV v1.3 HDMI
  • High Resolution - 1080p
  • 3D, Block, and MPEG Noise Reduction
  • Automatic Lip Sync Restoration
  • AC to DC Power Adapter
  • Locking DC Connector for Security
  • HDMI 1.3, HDCP 1.1, DVI 1.0 Compliant
  • Automatic NTSC/PAL Detection


 DAC 7

DataVideo DAC-7

The DAC-7 Analog to SDI Converter from Datavideo converts component, composite, and S-video input signals to SD-SDI video output. Supported audio inputs include balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA. This unit also supports RS-232 connectivity for control. Its unique design allows it to be mounted between the camera and your tripod to facilitate use and management.

Use this unit to convert component, composite, and S-video input signals to SD-SDI video output
It supports balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA audio input
Control can be managed via RS-232 connectivity
The converter can be mounted between the camera and your tripod to facilitate its use

 DataVideo DAC-9


The DAC-9 HDMI to SDI Converter from Datavideo allows you to convert an incoming HDMI signal to an SDI output signal. This enables signals from DV or HDV cameras to be used with SDI switchers. This unit supports standard- and high-definition signals. Self-adhesive straps on the back of the converter make it easy to attach to a tripod leg. A power adapter is included.

HDMI to SDI Conversion
Use this converter to translate an HDMI input signal into an SDI output signal.




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