12GM

12G-SDI to/from SDI Muxer/DeMuxer

12GM is a compact SDI transport converter that enables 12G-SDI to quad link 3G-SDI and quad link 3G-SDI to 12G-SDI conversion. The muxer/demuxer supports 4K, UltraHD, 2K, HD and SD workflows and conversions from quad link SDI signals to single link SDI signals, and vice versa at 12G, 6G, 3G and 1.5G bit rates. Both Square Division (Quadrant) and Two Sample Interleave (2SI) input and output mappings are supported.

$895 US MSRP*

* Pricing is for US only. International pricing will vary.

Features

  • Single 12G-SDI to/from Quad 3G-SDI Level A
  • Single 12G-SDI to/from Quad 3G-SDI Level B-DL
  • Single 6G-SDI to/from Quad 1.5G-SDI 
  • Quad 3G-SDI Level A to/from Quad 3G-SDI Level B-DL
  • Two Sample Interleave (2SI) to/from Square Division (Quadrant) pixel mapping, 3G
  • Pass through of Single Link 3G, 1.5G and 270M SDI video
  • Distribution Amplifier support (1x4)
  • Input signal diagnostics and timing analyzer for quad link signals
  • Automatic or manual control
  • Detailed timing analysis for validating alignment of quad-link SDI inputs
  • Passes SDI embedded audio, 24-bit, up to 16-Channels
  • Recognizes and transmits High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut (WCG) signaling on VPID
  • DWP-U-R1 power supply included
  • Five year warranty

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Universal Power Supply

All AJA Mini-Converters ship with a universal power supply that includes international plug connections for use around the world.

Compact and Portable

AJA Mini-Converters are small enough to fit behind a monitor, in the back of a rack or directly on a camera rig. A locking power connector can't accidentally pull loose and an optional P-TAP power cable allows for battery power in remote locations.


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Information on the complete line of AJA Mini-Converters is now available as a mobile app on iOS. The Mini-Converter product line is extensive and this app helps you find the right converter for any situation, wherever you are.

Individual products have links back to the main AJA website for more details and you can email product information directly from the app. The free AJA Mini-Matrix app for iPad® and iPhone® is available now in the Apple iTunes® Store.

 

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Industry-Leading Support

AJA’s technical support is recognized as among the best in the industry and is available to all AJA customers. If you need assistance with any aspect of your Mini-Converter installation, configuration, operation or encounter any technical issue,  AJA Support will work with you to get up and running.

Mini-Converter products are covered by a generous five year international warranty. Please see the individual Product’s Manual for additional specifics around warranty conditions for the product itself.


Tech Specs


Supported Input Video Formats

Link Format Frame Rate Level A/B Color Space Sampling Bit Depth
1x 12Gb SDI 3840x2160p  23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 N/A YCbCr/RGB 4:4:4  10, 12
     50, 59.94, 60 N/A YCbCr 4:2:2  10
  4096x2160p   23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 N/A YCbCr/RGB  4:4:4  10, 12
     50, 59.94, 60 N/A YCbCr 4:2:2  10
             
1x 6Gb SDI 3840x2160p  23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 N/A YCbCr 4:2:2  10
  4096x2160p  23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 N/A YCbCr 4:2:2  10
             
4x 3Gb SDI 3840x2160p   23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 A or B-DL YCbCr/RGB  4:4:4  10, 12
     50, 59.94, 60 A or B-DL YCbCr 4:2:2  10
  4096x2160p   23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 A or B-DL YCbCr/RGB  4:4:4  10, 12
     50, 59.94, 60 A or B-DL YCbCr 4:2:2  10
             
4x 1.5Gb SDI 3840x2160p  23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 N/A YCbCr 4:2:2  10
  4096x2160p  23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 N/A YCbCr 4:2:2  10
             
1x 6Gb SDI 1920x1080p  50, 59.94, 60 N/A YCbCr/RGB 4:4:4  10, 12
  2048x1080p  50, 59.94, 60 N/A YCbCr/RGB 4:4:4  10, 12
             
1x 3Gb SDI  1280x720p  50, 59.94, 60 A YCbCr/RGB 4:4:4  10
  1920x1080i  50, 59.94, 60 A or B-DL YCbCr/RGB 4:4:4  10
  1920x1080p  23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 A or B-DL YCbCr/RGB 4:4:4  10, 12
     50, 59.94, 60 A or B-DL YCbCr 4:2:2  10
  2048x1080p  23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 A or B-DL YCbCr/RGB 4:4:4  10, 12
     50, 59.94, 60 A or B-DL YCbCr 4:2:2  10
             
1x 1.5Gb SDI  1280x720p  50, 59.94, 60 N/A YCbCr 4:2:2  10
  1920x1080i  50, 59.94, 60 N/A YCbCr 4:2:2  10
  1920x1080p  23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 N/A YCbCr 4:2:2  10
  2048x1080p  23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 N/A YCbCr 4:2:2  10
             
1x 270Mb SDI 625i  50 N/A YCbCr 4:2:2  10
  525i  59.94 N/A YCbCr 4:2:2  10

Supported Conversions and Functions

  • 4x 12G-SDI BNC, SMPTE 259/292/424/2081/2082
  • Quad 3G-SDI Level A to Single 12G-SDI 
  • Quad 3G-SDI Level B-DL to Single 12G-SDI 
  • Single 12G-SDI to Quad 3G-SDI Level A
  • Single 12G-SDI to Quad 3G-SDI Level B-DL
  • Quad 1.5G-SDI to Single 6G-SDI 
  • Single 6G-SDI to Quad 1.5G-SDI 
  • Quad 3G-SDI Level A to Quad 3G-SDI Level B-DL
  • Quad 3G-SDI Level B-DL to Quad 3G-SDI Level A   
  • Two Sample Interleave (2SI) to Square Division (Quadrant) pixel mapping
  • Square Division (Quadrant) to Two Sample Interleave (2SI) pixel mapping
  • Pass through of Single Link 3G, 1.5G and 270M SDI video
  • Distribution Amplifier support (1x4)
  • Input signal diagnostics
  • Input timing analyzer for quad link signals

Cable Equalization

(Belden 1694A coax)

  • 12 Gbps, 70m
  • 6 Gbps, 100m
  • 3 Gbps, 140m
  • 1.5 Gbps, 200m
  • 270 Mbps, 300m

Audio Input / Output Digital

  • Passes SDI embedded audio, 24-bit, up to 16-channels

User Interface

  • USB port used with supplied cable and Mini-Config software application to configure device and access diagnostics via macOS or Windows.

Size (w x d x h)

  • 5.76" x 4.02" x 0.90" (146.31 × 102.11 × 22.86 mm)

Weight

  • 0.6 lb (0.3 kg)

Power

  • 5-16 VDC regulated, 12 watts, power supply required, included with purchase
  • AC Adapter: 100-240VAC, 50/60 Hz, universal input

Environment

  • Safe Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 C (32 to 104 F)*
  • Safe Storage Temperature (Power OFF): -40 to 60 C (-40 to 140 F)
  • Operating Relative Humidity: 10-90% noncondensing
  • Operating Altitude: <3,000 meters (<10,000 feet)

 

*12GM uses approximately 12 watts of power and convection cooling. It will be very warm to the touch, which is normal. When installing the unit, mount in a location where it has access to air for proper cooling. Do not stack the 12GM with other Mini-Converters.