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Decimator Design Decimator 2
Miniature 3G/HD/SD-SDI to HDMI Converter


TecNec offers the Decimator 2, a low cost miniature HDMI converter.
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TecNec offers the Decimator 2, a low cost miniature HDMI converter. This unit from Decimator Design simultaneously scales (3G/HD/SD)-SDI to both HDMI and NTSC/PAL with De-Embedded analog audio.


Decimator 2 Features:

  • Auto detects 3G, HD or SD (26 Formats in total) and can handle switching of synchronous sources
  • Simultaneous scaling on both the HDMI and Composite outputs with a maximum delay of 1 input frame
  • HDMI output with optional full scaling and aspect ratio conversion.
  • Down-converted Composite output:
    • NTSC or PAL isselectable for 3G/HD inputs
    • SD will be passed unchanged
  • Low latency 3G/HD to SD Down-conversion with ARC (Aspect Ratio Conversion) of either:
    • i) 16:9 to 16:9 Anamorphic
    • ii) 16:9 to 4:3 Letterbox
    • iii) 16:9 to 4:3 CentreCut (Crop to 4:3)
  • Full 10-bit data path and multipoint interpolation
  • 16 times over-sampling for Composite Output
  • Passes EIA-708/608 Closed Captions to the Composite Output
  • Full 16-Channel Audio metering displayed on the HDMI output with:
    • Any of the 4 audio groups individually selectable
    • Vertical or Horizontal Bars
    • AES/EBU, VU, Extended VU, BBC, EBU, DIN and NORDIC Scales
    • Bar & Float, Bar only or Float only
    • Transparency adjustment
    • Separate Bar and Float Ballistics control
    • Adjustable Reference level
    • Red,Yellow and Green Range adjustment
    • Bar thickness adjustment
    • Margin adjustment
  • De-Embedded Analogue Audio is output on 2 x RCA connectors at -10dBu = -20dBFS.
  • 3G/HD/SD-SDI Active Loop-Through Output
  • Adjustable Graticules Generator displayed on the HDMI output with:
    • Separate enables for Safe Action, Safe Title and Centre Cross
    • Adjustable position for either Safe Action or Safe Title
    • Adjustable colors for Safe Action, Safe Title and Centre Cross
  • Text Overlays displayed on the HDMI output with:
  • Adjustable Foreground and Background colors
  • Adjustable 16 character text
  • Current input format status
  • External Dipswitch Configuration
  • USB port for control and firmware updates
  • Locking DC Power Socket
  • The following is also included with the unit: Power Supply, HDMI Cable, USB Cable and Mounting Bracket

Decimator 2 Specifications:

  • Video Formats:
    • 3G:SMPTE 424M @ 2.97 and 2.967Gb/s
      • 1080p @ 60/59.94/50Hz
    • HD:SMPTE 292M/274M/296M @ 1.485 and 1.435Gb/s
      • 1080i @60/59.94/50Hz
      • 1080p/psf @ 30/29.97/25/24/23.98Hz
      • 720p @ 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98Hz
    • SD:SMPTE 259M @ 270Mb/s
      • 625i50
      • 525i59.94
  • DIP Switch Controls:
    • NTSC or PAL Selection
    • SD Pedestal
    • Crop 16:9 to 4:3
    • 16:9 or 4:3 Aspect Selection
    • Stereo Pair selection for RCA Analogue Audio
    • HDMI Output format select
  • Inputs:
    • (3G/HD/SD)-SDI 10-bit
    • Conditional Maximum Equalization cable length of 400M for SDI, 200M forHD-SDI and 100M 3G-SDI using Belden 1694A
  • Outputs:
    • HDMI
    • SD-Composite
    • 1 x (3G/HD/SD)-SDI Active Loop-Through
    • 2 x RCA for De-embedded Analogue Audio (20dBFS=-10dBu)
  • LED Status:
    • Power
    • Signal Lock
  • Power:
    • +5V to +24V DC, ~5 Watts
    • Positive Centre Pin
  • Dimensions: 3.5” x 2.8” x 0.9” (90 x 71 x 23 mm)

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