3G-AM

3G-SDI 8-Channel AES Embedder/Disembedder

The 3G-AM is an 8-Channel AES audio Embedder/Disembedder with support for 3G-SDI input and output up to 1080p 60. Audio disembedding is always functional, providing 4 AES outputs. Audio embedding is user selectable, on a channel pair basis, to either pass 3G-SDI input audio or to embed input AES audio from the breakout cable.

AES inputs are sample rate converted to a 48 KHz rate synchronous to the video input. The 3G-AM automatically detects and configures to the input video standard.

$795 US MSRP*

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

Features

  • 3G-SDI Embedder/Disembedder
  • 8-Channel AES I/O
  • Supplied breakout cables for balanced AES - XLR connectors
  • USB connectivity via AJA MiniConfig software
  • Dipswitch configuration
  • 5-20VDC Power

Choice of Supplied Breakout Cable

Order 3GAM with either  a XLR or BNC breakout cable.  

Specify 3G-AM-XLR for XLR connectivity or 3G-AM-BNC if you prefer BNC connectors for AES audio needs.

USB and Mini-Config Support

AJA’s free Mini-Config software can be used with any USB-enabled AJA Mini-Converter and provides an easy-to-use graphical interface with detailed information about the current input and output formats. Control all the parameters of any supported AJA Mini-Converter as well as loading firmware updates from AJA that add new features and functionality. 

Download Mini-Config

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.


AJA Quality - Guaranteed

All AJA Mini-Converters are covered by a five year warranty and AJA's advanced replacement policy. If a replacement is necessary, AJA will ship a new unit immediately without the need to send the original unit back first, ensuring you are up and running again as quickly as possible.

AJA Mini-Matrix

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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Tech Specs


Video Input Formats

  • 1x 3 Gb SDI (level A or B)
    • (2K) 2048 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
    • (2K) 2048 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080i 50, 59.94, 60
    • (HD) 1280 x 720p 50, 59.94, 60
  • 1x 1.5 Gb SDI
    • (2K) 2048 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (2K) 2048 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080i 50, 59.94, 60
    • (HD) 1280 x 720p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 
  • 1x 270 Mb SDI
    • (SD) 625i
    • (SD) 525i

Video Input Digital

  • 1x 3G-SDI BNC, SMPTE-259/292/424

Video Output Digital

  • 1x 3G-SDI BNC, SMPTE-259/292/424

Audio Inputs and Outputs

  • AES PCM audio, 1x 25 pin D female connector on converter, 8-Channels in, 8-Channels out, selectable in pairs
  • Breakout cable provided with 1x 25 pin D male connector:
    • 4x XLR female input breakout connectors (AES3 110 ohm)
    • 4x XLR male output breakout connectors (AES3 110 ohm)

Audio Data Formats

  • AES3-2003
  • SMPTE 337M

Digital Audio Converters

  • 24-bit

Embedded Audio

  • SMPTE 272M (SD): 20-bit, 48 KHz synchronous
  • SMPTE 299M (3G/HD): 24-bit, 48 KHz synchronous
  • Incoming embedded audio can be passed, removed, or overridden
  • Up to 16-Channels supported

 

NOTE: 2048 x 1080p/PsF 29.97 and 30 formats support a maximum of 8-Channels embedded audio


Embed Path Audio Latency

(time measured between audio input and video output connector):

  • 1500 usec (SRC ON)
  • 400 usec (SRC OFF)

Disembed Path Audio Latency

(time measured between video input and audio output connector):

  • 210 usec

User Controls

  • External DIP switch
  • USB port used with Mini-Config software application to configure device via PC/Mac

Size (w x d x h)

  • 5.8" x 3.1" x 1.0" (147.32 x 78.74 x 25.4 mm)

Power

  • +5-20VDC, 5 watts power supply required, included with purchase

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)