Blackmagic Mini Converters

Make the move to Ultra HD with the world’s most advanced 6G‑SDI converters!

Blackmagic Mini Converters

Blackmagic Mini Converters are the world’s most advanced converters because they include the latest 6G-SDI technology, automatically detect the input video format and instantly change between virtually all SD, HD and Ultra HD video standards up to 2160p30! You get advanced features such as redundant SDI inputs, re-clocked loop outputs, HDMI instant lock, 33 point LUT support, and full analog and AES/EBU audio connections so you can convert video, as well as embed or de-embed audio! Choose from a wide range of 3G and 6G-SDI models, depending on the conversion you need!

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World’s most advanced converters

Introducing 2 new
powerful 6G‑SDI models
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HDMI conversions!

The new Mini Converter SDI to HDMI 6G and Mini Converter HDMI to SDI 6G models make it possible to convert SDI to HDMI or HDMI to SDI in all formats up to 2160p30 at an even more affordable price. The Mini Converter SDI to HDMI 6G model is also dramatically more powerful with HDMI instant lock, 33 point 3D LUT support and Ultra HD to HD down conversion. HDMI instant lock can lock to a new signal in as little as 1 frame, so you get glitch free switching when changing between sources that have the same video format. New 33-point 3D LUT support lets you apply custom looks in realtime using high precision film quality look up tables. Plus you still get the same powerful Mini Converter features such as independent balanced analog and AES/EBU digital audio connections, redundant SDI inputs to protect against cable damage and automatic switching between SD, HD and Ultra HD video standards.

HDMI Instant Lock

HDMI Instant Lock

Get instant image lock when using consumer HDMI TV’s

HDMI televisions and projectors can take a long time to lock onto a signal when a new source is connected. HDMI Instant Lock on the Mini Converter SDI to HDMI 6G solves this problem by continuously sending an active HDMI signal to the display. When you switch to a new source that’s the same format as the previous signal it will lock in as little as 1 frame so you get glitch free clean switching!

33 Point 3D LUT Support!

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33 Point 3D LUT Support!

Create custom looks with high precision 3D LUTs

Mini Converter SDI to HDMI 6G also includes a full 33 point 3D lookup table for high precision color conversions. You can apply custom looks, color and gamma changes in realtime for on set monitoring. LUTs can also be used with the SDI loop output, turning the converter into a 3D LUT processor! The LUT’s are compatible with DaVinci Resolve so you get consistent color on set and in post!

All Types of Conversions

Broadcast quality SD, HD and Ultra HD converters

The broadcast, post production and AV industry rely on Blackmagic Mini Converters to connect all of their equipment together and keep their studios running. With over 20 different models available, there are Mini Converters with analog, SDI, and HDMI conversions that let you work with virtually all SD, HD and Ultra HD equipment! That means you can connect analog decks to digital equipment, switch HDMI to SDI, de-embed or embed audio, or even extend signals over massive distances with optical fiber! With so many conversion options, there’s no limit to the equipment you can connect!

3G-SDI Models

6G-SDI Models

Battery Converters

Models

Blackmagic Mini Converter

3G-SDI Models

From A$275

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Models

Mini Converter SDI to Audio


Mini Converter SDI to Analog


Mini Converter Optical Fiber


Mini Converter SDI Distribution


Mini Converter Audio to SDI


Mini Converter Analog to SDI


Mini Converter Sync Generator


Mini Converter UpDownCross


Models

Blackmagic Mini Converter

6G-SDI Models

From A$205

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Mini Converter SDI to HDMI 6G

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Mini Converter SDI to Audio 4K


Mini Converter SDI to Analog 4K


Mini Converter Quad SDI to HDMI 4K


Mini Converter SDI Multiplex 4K


Mini Converter HDMI to SDI 6G

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Mini Converter Audio to SDI 4K


Mini Converter SDI Distribution 4K


Mini Converter Optical Fiber 4K


Models

Blackmagic Mini Converter

Battery Converters

From A$415

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Models

Battery Converter SDI to HDMI


Battery Converter HDMI to SDI

Mini Converter HDMI to SDI
Switches

Changing settings on Mini Converters is as easy as using the built in function switches.

Inputs

All SDI Mini Converters feature a redundant SDI input for running a second SDI cable as back up.

Simple, Compact and Rugged

Built for any environment!

Blackmagic Mini Converters are designed to be used anywhere! You can put them in equipment racks in the studio, on news trucks, or use them outside for live sports and other events. Mini Converters have a straightforward, compact design that makes them easy to use and super reliable for 24/7 operation. The built in connections are easy to access and use standard cables, plus all models feature built in mini switches to quickly change settings. There’s even a diagram with switch settings printed on the back so you never have to look for the manual!

6G-SDI Ultra HD Models

Work with SD, HD and Ultra HD!

Most Mini Converter models feature 6G-SDI, making them compatible with all SD, HD and Ultra HD formats up to 2160p30! Ultra HD features a massive 3840 x 2160 frame size that’s 4 times the resolution of regular 1080 HD video! The 6G-SDI connections are multi-rate, so they are fully compatible with all of your existing SD and HD-SDI equipment, as well as Ultra HD! The advanced SDI connections automatically detect the input signal and switch formats as needed.

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3G-SDI HD Models

Perfect for low cost SD and HD!

Some Mini Converters are also available in 3G-SDI models for when you want to save money and only need to work with SD and HD equipment. A good example is analog conversions where you don’t need Ultra HD support. You still get the same quality and dependability broadcasters have relied on for years. The 3G-SDI connections are multi-rate and automatically detect and switch formats as needed. That means they are compatible with virtually all SD and HD-SDI equipment! Mini Converters with 3G-SDI are perfect when you don’t need the extra cost of the Ultra HD models!

Multiple Audio Connections

Process your audio separately or embedded

In professional broadcast, post and live production workflows, the audio is just as important as the video. Blackmagic Mini Converters maintain the cleanest possible audio signal and always keep it in sync with your video! Mini Converters support embedded SDI and HDMI audio, and there are several models that let you separately embed or de-embed it to balanced analog or AES/EBU digital connections. Mini Converters support 24 bit analog and AES/EBU audio, and feature standard 1/4 inch audio jacks so you don't need custom cables!

Cables
Standard Audio Connections
Redundant SDI Inputs
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Redundant SDI Inputs

Safeguard against a damaged SDI cable

Anything can happen during a live production and you can’t afford to lose a signal and go off air. All Blackmagic Mini Converters with SDI inputs feature an innovative redundant SDI input so you can run a second SDI cable as a back up in case one cable is damaged! This feature is great for outdoor use, or in large, crowded venues where there’s a chance cables might get damaged. Often it makes sense to run the second cable on a different route than the first. If the main input is lost, the converter automatically switches over to the second input, so you’re always on air!

Advanced Video Technology

True broadcast quality for professional use

With the highest quality 10-bit video processing and low jitter SDI, Mini Converters are ideal for the stringent requirements of broadcast, post production and professional AV. You get incredibly low noise levels when moving between analog and digital video formats. Low SDI jitter and full SDI re-clocking means you can run long cable lengths without any loss of video quality. Specific models include up/down/cross conversion that lets you move easily between PAL and NTSC SD video standards and the high number of HD formats, and then all the way up to massive 3840 x 2160 Ultra HD resolutions!

SDI Jitter

SDI signals with jitter degradation

SDI Clean

Clean, reclocked SDI signals


Affordable Optical Fiber

Cover massive distances with affordable fiber!

When you need to extend SDI connections over long distances, there is even a Blackmagic Mini Converter Optical Fiber model available with 6G-SDI support. You get bi-directional 6G-SDI to optical fiber conversion, with each direction independent of the other. Optical fiber can transmit video over incredibly long distances that would be impossible with regular BNC SDI cables. They’re also affordable, making it much more cost effective to run than traditional copper cable. Using optical fiber you can transmit video from remote cameras up to 28 miles away without any loss of signal quality. That makes fiber perfect for use at large outdoor events and in stadiums and arenas!

Standard Definition = 27.8 miles
High Definition (720p, 1080i, 1080p) = 15.5 miles
Ultra HD = 7.5 miles

Scale

Standard Definition = 27.8 miles
High Definition (720p, 1080i, 1080p) = 15.5 miles
Ultra HD = 7.5 miles


Easy Control

Simple to set up and update

Changing settings on Mini Converter's is as easy as using the built in function switches! This is great when you need to change settings quickly as there are no complicated menus to navigate. There’s even a printed switch diagram on each converter, so you never have to find the manual! You can also control settings using the included Converter Utility software by connecting the converter to any OS X or Windows computer! All models can be updated to the latest software via USB by simply downloading upgrades directly from the Blackmagic Design website and connecting the Mini Converter to your Mac or Windows computer! This means Mini Converters can be updated to include new video standards and technologies when they become available.

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Mini Converters

Mini Converter SDI to Audio

Mini Converter SDI to Audio

SDI/HD-SDI/3G-SDI audio de-embedder to 8 ch AES/EBU or 4 ch analog audio.

A$275

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Mini Converter Audio to SDI

Mini Converter Audio to SDI

SDI/HD-SDI/3G-SDI audio embedder from 8 ch AES/EBU or 4 ch analog audio.

A$275

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Mini Converter SDI to Analog

Mini Converter SDI to Analog

Convert SDI in SD and HD to analog video with audio.

A$275

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Mini Converter Analog to SDI

Mini Converter Analog to SDI

Convert analog SD and HD video to SDI with audio.

A$275

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Mini Converter SDI Distribution

Mini Converter SDI Distribution

Distribute to 8 x 3G-SDI outputs in all SD and HD formats up to 1080p60.

A$275

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Mini Converter Optical Fiber

Mini Converter Optical Fiber

Independent bi-directional SDI to optical fiber and optical fiber to SDI.

A$275

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Mini Converter Sync Generator

Mini Converter Sync Generator

Sync generator for black burst and HD tri-sync reference signals.

A$275

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Mini Converter UpDownCross

Mini Converter UpDownCross

Up, down and cross converter, includes full NTSC/PAL standards converter.

A$415

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Mini Converter SDI to HDMI 6G

Mini Converter SDI to HDMI 6G

Convert SDI in SD, HD and Ultra HD to HDMI 4K with analog and AES audio.

A$259

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Mini Converter HDMI to SDI 6G

Mini Converter HDMI to SDI 6G

Convert SD, HD and Ultra HD HDMI with HDMI/analog or AES audio to SDI.

A$205

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Mini Converter SDI to Audio 4K

Mini Converter SDI to Audio 4K

SD/HD/3G-SDI audio de embedder to 8 ch AES/EBU or 4 ch analog audio.

A$415

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Mini Converter Audio to SDI 4K

Mini Converter Audio to SDI 4K

SD/HD/3G-SDI audio embedder from 8 ch AES/EBU or 4 ch analog audio.

A$415

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Mini Converter SDI to Analog 4K

Mini Converter SDI to Analog 4K

Convert SDI in SD, HD or Ultra HD to analog video with down converter and audio.

A$415

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Mini Converter SDI Distribution 4K

Mini Converter SDI Distribution 4K

Distribute to 8 x SDI outputs in all formats including SDI, HD-SDI, 3G-SDI and 6G-SDI.

A$415

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Mini Converter Optical Fiber 4K

Mini Converter Optical Fiber 4K

Independent bi-directional 6G-SDI to optical fiber and optical fiber to 6G-SDI.

A$689

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Mini Converter Quad SDI to HDMI 4K

Mini Converter Quad SDI to HDMI 4K

Connect 6G-SDI, Dual Link 3G-SDI or Quad Link HD-SDI to HDMI 4K.

A$689

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Mini Converter SDI Multiplex 4K

Mini Converter SDI Multiplex 4K

Convert between Single Link 6G-SDI, Dual Link 3G-SDI and Quad Link HD-SDI 4K.

A$689

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Battery Converter SDI to HDMI

Battery Converter SDI to HDMI

Independent bi-directional SDI to optical fiber and optical fiber to SDI.

A$415

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Battery Converter HDMI to SDI

Battery Converter HDMI to SDI

Independent bi-directional SDI to optical fiber and optical fiber to SDI.

A$415

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