Magewell Pro Convert SDI TX
Magewell Part Number: 64060 Converts one-channel of 3G-SDI input signal into Full NDI®
- 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
Magewell Pro Convert SDI TX: The Ultimate NDI Encoder for Seamless IP-Based Media Networks
In today’s ever-evolving media landscape, the demand for flexible and efficient video production solutions is higher than ever. Magewell, a trusted name in the industry, has developed the Pro Convert SDI TX, a standalone 1-channel 3G SDI to Full Bandwidth NDI Encoder that revolutionizes the way video signals are captured, converted, and transmitted. With its advanced features, robust design, and seamless integration with IP-based media networks, the Pro Convert SDI TX is a game-changer for professionals in various fields, from live production to post-production.
Unleash the Power of NDI: What is Full Bandwidth NDI?
Before we delve into the specifics of the Pro Convert SDI TX, let’s take a moment to understand the technology that drives it: Full Bandwidth NDI. NDI, short for Network Device Interface, is a revolutionary IP-based video protocol developed by NewTek. It allows for the seamless transmission of high-quality video, audio, and metadata over standard Ethernet networks. Unlike traditional video transmission methods, NDI eliminates the need for dedicated cabling, making it incredibly flexible, cost-effective, and easy to set up.
With Full Bandwidth NDI, Magewell takes this technology to the next level. Full Bandwidth NDI ensures that every pixel, every frame, and every bit of audio is transmitted with the utmost fidelity and minimal latency. This means that the Pro Convert SDI TX can capture and convert SDI signals into NDI streams with unparalleled quality, making it a perfect choice for demanding applications such as live events, sports broadcasting, and video conferencing.
The Pro Convert SDI TX: A Closer Look at its Features
The Magewell Pro Convert SDI TX is a compact and versatile 1-channel NDI encoder that offers a wide range of features designed to simplify your workflow and deliver exceptional results. Let’s explore some of its standout features:
Auto Signal Detection and Support
The Pro Convert SDI TX is equipped with advanced signal detection technology, ensuring seamless compatibility with a variety of input formats. It supports 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, and SD-SDI signals, as well as HDMI 1.4 input. This means that you can effortlessly connect your existing source equipment to the Pro Convert SDI TX and start enjoying the benefits of NDI without any hassle.
Powerful Video Engine
At the heart of the Pro Convert SDI TX lies a powerful video engine that guarantees superior video quality and performance. With support for resolutions up to 2048 x 1080 at 60p, the Pro Convert SDI TX captures every detail with stunning clarity and accuracy. Whether you’re working on a high-resolution project or broadcasting a live event, this encoder ensures that your video looks its best every time.
Compatible with a Wide Range of Software
One of the key advantages of the Pro Convert SDI TX is its compatibility with a vast array of software applications. Thanks to its native support for NDI, the Pro Convert SDI TX seamlessly integrates with popular software solutions such as Adobe Premiere Pro, OBS Studio, and vMix, to name just a few. This allows you to incorporate the Pro Convert SDI TX into your existing workflow without any disruptions or compromises.
Led Status Indicator for Easy Monitoring
Monitoring the status of your encoder is crucial for a smooth and hassle-free operation. The Pro Convert SDI TX features a built-in LED status indicator that provides real-time feedback on the device’s power, network connection, and active video signal. This intuitive visual feedback allows you to quickly identify any potential issues and take immediate action, ensuring uninterrupted video transmission.
High-Speed Memory for Optimal Performance
To ensure smooth and reliable operation, the Pro Convert SDI TX is equipped with high-speed memory that optimizes data transfer and processing. This enables the encoder to handle high-resolution video streams with ease, delivering exceptional performance even in the most demanding production environments. With the Pro Convert SDI TX, you can focus on your creative work without worrying about technical limitations.
Multiple Capture Streams for Enhanced Flexibility
The Pro Convert SDI TX supports multiple capture streams, allowing you to simultaneously transmit multiple video feeds over a single network connection. This feature is especially useful in multi-camera setups, where you need to capture different angles or perspectives simultaneously. By leveraging the power of NDI, the Pro Convert SDI TX simplifies your production workflow and eliminates the need for complex cabling and routing.
Low Latency Mode for Real-time Applications
When it comes to live events, sports broadcasting, or any other real-time application, low latency is crucial. The Pro Convert SDI TX offers a low latency mode that ensures minimal delay between the input signal and the NDI output. This means that you can confidently rely on the Pro Convert SDI TX for time-sensitive applications where every millisecond counts.
Multiple Devices on One Host for Scalability
The Pro Convert SDI TX is designed with scalability in mind. With its support for multiple devices on a single host, you can easily expand your video production capabilities without the need for additional infrastructure. Whether you’re working on a small-scale project or a large-scale production, the Pro Convert SDI TX can adapt to your needs, providing you with the flexibility and scalability you require.
What’s in the Box: Accessories Included
When you purchase the Magewell Pro Convert SDI TX, you’ll receive a comprehensive set of accessories that ensure a hassle-free setup and operation. Here’s what you can expect to find in the box:
- Magewell Pro Convert SDI TX 1-Channel NDI Encoder
- 5V, 2.1A Power Adapter
- USB Type A to Type B Cable
- Mini-DIN8 to DIN8 + DB9 Cable
- Tally Light
- L Bracket
- Limited 2-Year Warranty
These accessories are carefully selected to complement the Pro Convert SDI TX and provide you with everything you need to get started right away. Please note that the appearance of the power adapter may vary due to suppliers or batches, but rest assured that the functionality remains the same.
Technical Specifications: A Closer Look at the Pro Convert SDI TX
To help you better understand the technical capabilities of the Pro Convert SDI TX, let’s explore its key specifications:
- Video Input Connectors: 1 x BNC (3G-SDI / HD-SDI / SD-SDI / HDMI 1.4)
- Input Video Format: SDI (8/10/12-Bit 4:4:4/4:2:2 RGB, YCC)
- DCI 2K: 60 fps
- Video Output Connectors: 1 x RJ45 (NDI)
- Output Video Format: RJ45 (8-Bit 4:2:2)
- DCI 2K: 60 fps
- Embedded Audio Output: SDI
- Other I/O: 1 x 8-Pin Mini-DIN PTZ, Tally (Shared)
- Power Connector: 1 x USB Type-B Input
- PoE Support: PoE 802.3af
- Power Consumption: Device: 6 W
- Operating Temperature: 32 to 113°F / 0 to 45°C
- Storage Temperature: -4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
- Dimensions: 3.98 x 2.36 x 0.91″ / 10.1 x 6 x 2.3 cm
- Package Weight: 1.4 lb
- Box Dimensions: (LxWxH) 8.6 x 7.7 x 1.6″
Unlock the Power of NDI with the Pro Convert SDI TX
The Magewell Pro Convert SDI TX is a cutting-edge NDI encoder that unlocks the power of IP-based media networks. With its advanced features, seamless integration, and exceptional video quality, the Pro Convert SDI TX empowers professionals in various industries to streamline their video production workflows and deliver stunning results. Whether you’re a live event producer, a sports broadcaster, or a video content creator, the Pro Convert SDI TX is a versatile and reliable tool that will take your productions to new heights. Experience the future of video production with the Magewell Pro Convert SDI TX and unleash your creativity like never before.
|Features & Advantages
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