Magewell Pro Convert SDI Plus
Magewell Part Number: 64040 Converts one-channel of 3G-SDI input signal into Full NDI® with loop-through
- Supports up to 2048×1080 60fps input signals
- Connects existing source equipment into NDI-enabled, IP-based media networks
- Plug-and-play ease of use with automatic input format detection and DHCP network configuration
- Supports 16 audio channels
The Versatile Power of the Magewell Pro Convert SDI Plus
The Magewell Pro Convert SDI Plus is a powerful and versatile device that allows you to connect your existing source equipment to NDI-enabled, IP-based media networks. With its plug-and-play ease of use and automatic input format detection, the Pro Convert SDI Plus offers a seamless solution for integrating your SDI sources into your IP workflow. In this article, we will explore the benefits and functions of the Pro Convert SDI Plus, as well as the accessories included with the device.
Benefits of the Pro Convert SDI Plus
The Pro Convert SDI Plus offers a range of benefits that make it a valuable tool for video professionals. Here are some of the key advantages:
1. Seamless Integration into IP Workflows
With the Pro Convert SDI Plus, you can easily connect your SDI sources to NDI-enabled media networks. This allows you to take advantage of the flexibility and scalability of IP-based workflows, without the need for expensive and complex hardware converters.
2. High-Quality Video Capture
The Pro Convert SDI Plus supports up to 2048×1080 60fps input signals, ensuring that you capture your video content with exceptional clarity and detail. Whether you are working on live broadcasts, video production, or any other application, the Pro Convert SDI Plus delivers impressive video quality.
3. Plug-and-Play Ease of Use
Setting up the Pro Convert SDI Plus is a breeze, thanks to its plug-and-play functionality. The device automatically detects the input format of your SDI source and configures itself accordingly. This eliminates the need for manual configuration, saving you time and effort.
4. Versatile Audio Support
In addition to its video capabilities, the Pro Convert SDI Plus also supports up to 16 audio channels. This allows you to capture and stream high-quality audio along with your video content, ensuring a complete and immersive viewing experience for your audience.
Functions of the Pro Convert SDI Plus
The Pro Convert SDI Plus offers a range of functions that enhance its performance and flexibility. Let’s explore some of these functions in detail:
1. Input Format Detection
The Pro Convert SDI Plus automatically detects the input format of your SDI source, including resolution, frame rate, and color space. This ensures that the device is always configured correctly, saving you the hassle of manual configuration.
2. Network Configuration
With built-in DHCP support, the Pro Convert SDI Plus can easily be configured to connect to your IP network. Simply connect the device to your network switch, and it will automatically obtain an IP address and other network settings.
3. NDI Support
The Pro Convert SDI Plus uses the NDI protocol to transmit video and audio over IP networks. NDI is a powerful and widely adopted technology that allows for high-quality, low-latency media transport. By leveraging NDI, the Pro Convert SDI Plus ensures that your video and audio signals are delivered with exceptional quality and reliability.
4. Wide Compatibility
The Pro Convert SDI Plus is compatible with a wide range of software and hardware solutions that support NDI. Whether you are using popular video production software like OBS Studio or professional broadcast systems, the Pro Convert SDI Plus seamlessly integrates with your existing workflow.
The Pro Convert SDI Plus comes with a range of accessories to enhance its functionality and convenience.
The Magewell Pro Convert SDI Plus offers a versatile and powerful solution for integrating your SDI sources into IP-based media networks. With its seamless integration, high-quality video capture, plug-and-play ease of use, and versatile audio support, the Pro Convert SDI Plus is a valuable tool for video professionals. Whether you are working on live broadcasts, video production, or any other application, the Pro Convert SDI Plus delivers exceptional performance and flexibility. Make the most of your IP workflow with the Magewell Pro Convert SDI Plus.
|Input Features||NDI® Format||Features & Advantages|
|3G-SDI input and loop-through|
Support for up to 2048x1080 60fps input
Support for up to 16 (mono) audio channels
|Support for up to 2048x1080 60fps 4:2:2 8-bit NDI encoding|
Send NDI streams across network segments
Remotely control PTZ cameras via NDI
Support for NDI 5.x
|Very low latency
Advanced configuration and device status through intuitive Web GUI
Tally lights and camera mounting for live production applications
HTTP-based APIs for custom integration