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Convert and Scale HDMI to 3G-SDI with Multichannel Embedded Audio and high-res 1080p/60 Hz output.

The Gefen HDMI 1.3 to 3G-SDI Scaler outputs an HDMI signal as SDI/HD-SDI or 3G-SDI with resolutions supported up to 1080p/60 Hz and 2K (2048x1080/60) on two SDI output connectors along with dual link HD-SDI. HDMI embedded audio is supported at up to 7.1 channels.

An advanced chipset enables features such as: Genlock, Color & Gamma Correction, Noise Reduction, Detail Enhancement, Aspect Ratio Selection, Pattern Generator Mode, & Multiple Languages through on-screen display (OSD) Menu Support. The genlock reference input provides the capability of synching the unit with the customer's house signal.

How It Works

Connect an HDMI source to the input and a 3G-SDI display to the output. Power up the device and video signals are automatically converted to the proper format, enabling the conversion and scaling to take place.

Note:  HDMI 1.3 Features Supported:
  • 225 MHz Video Bandwidth
  • 10-bit Deep Color
  • xyYCC
  • Up to 8 channels embedded audio within the HDMI A/V output stream


  • 10-bit color depth for greater precision and dynamic range
  • Proprietary 10-bit motion adaptive video de-interlacing with edge interpolation
  • Output is mirrored onto two identical SDI outputs (BNC female)
  • Max. active image size of 2048 samples x 2048 lines PBP processing
  • Friendly OSD (On-Screen Menu Display) guides the user through operations
  • Pattern mode w/color bars & coarse hatch patterns at 720p/60
  • RS-232 serial port for field-upgradeable firmware
  • IR remote control included
  • Latency: 1 frame (when in Genlock mode)
  • Advanced noise reduction and detail enhancement
  • French/English menu set
  • 2D scaling engine


  • Input Video Bandwidth: 225 MHz
  • Output Video Bandwidth: up to 3.0 Gbps
  • Maximum Output Resolutions : 1080p/60Hz and 2K (2048x1080p/60)
  • HDMI Input Connector: (1) Type A 19 pin female, "Reference Input"
  • 3G-SDI Output Connectors: (2) BNC female (Mirrored outputs)
  • SDI Compliant (SMPTE 259M, up to 360 Mb/s)
  • HD-SDI Compliant (SMPTE 292M, up to 1.485 Gbps)
  • 3G-SDI Compliant (SMPTE 494M/495M, up to 3.0 Gbps)
  • HDMI 1.3 compliant
  • Power Consumption: 20 Watts (max) per power supply
  • Power Supply: 5V DC
  • Rack Size: 1U (half-width)
  • Dimensions: 7.5''D x 8.2'' W x 1.7''H
  • Shipping Weight: 4 lbs

Package Includes:

  • (1) HDMI to 3GSDI Scaler
  • (1) HDMI Cable 6ft (M-M)
  • (1) 5V Power Supply
  • (1) IR Remote Control
  • (1) Set of Rack Ears
  • (1) DB9 Serial Cable (M-F)
  • (1) Users Manual

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