HD10MD4

Digital Down-Converter

The HD10MD4 down-converts HD-SDI video to standard definition SDI and analog component/composite video utilizing AJA's high-quality full 10-bit data path and multi-point interpolation to produce broadcast quality down-converted video.

$995 US MSRP*

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

Features

  • Configurable across USB via AJA Mini-Config software for Mac and PC
  • Low-cost digital HD down-converter
  • Dual-rate HD-SDI/SDI input
  • SDI output
  • Component/Composite output
  • HD-SDI loop output
  • Multi-standard Input Including 1080p and 1080psf 23.98 fps
  • 10-bit data path, multi-point interpolation
  • Configurable for 16:9 or 4:3 output
  • 4:3 Safe-zone graticule

Framerate Conversion

The HD10MD4 converts 1080p 23.98 or 1080psf  23.98 to 59.94 output video using the standard 3:2 pulldown technique. The output can be formatted for either 4:3 or 16:9 standard definition monitors.

Pristine image quality

Utilizing a full 10-bit data path and AJA's high-quality scaling technology, HD10MD4 maintains the most detail possible to ensure a quality conversion at an extraordinary price.

Audio support

HD10MD4 takes four-channels of embedded HD-SDI audio and passes it to the SD-SDI output. Audio output channels are mapped to follow the input mapping for a 1-to-1 correlation between HD and SD.

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

  • 1 x BNC
    • HD SMPTE 292M, 10-bit
    • SD SMPTE 259M, 10-bit

Input Formats

(automatic configuration)

  • 1920x1080i 25, 29.97 (50, 59.94 fields)
  • 1920x1080p 23.98, 25, 29.97
  • 1920x1080PsF 23.98, 25, 29.97
  • 1280x720p 50, 59.94
  • 525i
  • 625i

Video Output

Digital
  • 1 x BNC (processed output)
    • SDI - SMPTE 259M, 10-bit
  • 1 x BNC (loop through input)
Analog
  • 3 x BNC
    • YPbPr-SMPTE, EBU-N10, Betacam, RGB, NTSC, PAL, YC (S-Video), 10-bit

Output Formats

  • 625i
  • 525i

Video Processing

Down-conversion
  • Multi-point interpolation, 10-bit processing
  • 3:2 conversion for 23.98 inputs
Frequency Response
  • Y +0, -.5db to 30 MHz
  • C +/- .25db to 15 MHz

User Controls

  • External Dipswitch
  • Mini-Config application via USB

Power

  • Uses AJA Power Supply model DWP-U-R1 (included with purchase)
  • 100-240V, 50/60Hz Universal Input
  • +5 to 20V DC regulated, 7 watts max

Size

  • 5.8" x 3.1" x 1" (147mm x 79mm x 25mm)

Environment

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