Kramer Component HD to HD-SDI Format Converter and Test Pattern Generator

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The FC-42 is a high-performance format converter and test pattern generator for component HD signals. The unit converts a component HD input simultaneously to an HD-SDI and RGBHV signal output.

  • HDTV Compatible.
  • Multi-Standard Operation - SDI (SMPTE 259M and SMPTE 344M) & HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M).
  • Input - Component (YPbPr).
  • Output - 2 HD-SDI & RGBHV (15-pin HD).
  • HD Resolutions - 720p and 1080i (up to 60Hz) & 1080p (up to 30Hz).
  • Sync Input - Bi-level & tri-level.
  • No Resolution Conversion.
  • ProcAmp Control - Memory for 16 setups.
  • Test Pattern Generator - 8 patterns.
  • Control - Front panel & RS-232 (K-Router™ Windows®-based software is included).
  • Worldwide Power Supply - 100-240V AC.
  • Standard 19” Rack Mount Size - 1U. Rack “ears” included.


INPUT: 1 component video - YPbPr on 3 BNC connectors.
OUTPUTS: 2 SDI on BNC connectors; 1 RGB/HV on a 15-pin HD connector.
RESOLUTION: Up to 1080p.
S/N RATIO: 49dB unweighted.
CONTROLS: Front panel buttons: MENU, ENTER, menu arrows, LOCK; rear panel: RS-232.
INDICATORS: Multi-character display on the front panel.
POWER SOURCE: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz, 12VA.
DIMENSIONS: 19" x 7" x 1U W, D, H, rack mountable.
WEIGHT: 2.6kg (5.7lbs) approx.
ACCESSORIES: Power cord, rack "ears".

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