RovoRx-SDI

UltraHD/HD HDBaseT Receiver to 6G/3G-SDI and HDMI frame sync w/ PoH, Genlock

RovoRx-SDI is an UltraHD/HD HDBaseT Receiver with four integrated 6G/3G-SDI outputs and HDMI video and audio outputs specifically designed to receive RovoCam’s output. Receive the RovoCam’s video and audio up to 100m away from the camera, and output to SDI monitors, routers and recorders and HDMI TVs and devices. RovoRx-SDI also offers a DA (Distribution Amplifier) Mode for extensive output options. The HDBaseT connector on RovoRx-HDMI supports camera uncompressed video, audio, power, and control, all over a single Cat 5e/6 cable, greatly simplifying cabling and systems integration.

$995 US MSRP*

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

Features

  • 4x 6G/3G-SDI outputs support video and embedded audio for incredible multi-format compatibility
  • 8-Channels (4 pairs) of SDI embedded audio supported
  • DA Mode for distributing 6G/3G-SDI UltraHD and HD signals from HDBaseT sources
  • HDMI simultaneous output for UltraHD and HD displays
  • REF in/out that can be genlocked with other broadcast gear
  • USB port for software configuration of SDI settings
  • Power over HDBaseT (PoH), allowing RovoCam to be powered remotely from its physical location

Flexible Connectivity

RovoRx-SDI offers a lot of power for HDBaseT workflows, receiving uncompressed video and audio, offering bidirectional VISCA support and PoH for powering RovoCam, all across a single Cat 5e/6 cable. With multiple 6G/3G-SDI outputs as well as HDMI, your options for distribution of RovoCam's UltraHD or HD imagery simplify any project's needs.

  • HDBaseT (RJ-45), Analog Video reference terminating Input
  • 4x 6G/3G-SDI Outputs
  • 1x HDMI 1.4 Output
  • 1x RCA Stereo Output
  • 1x REF In/Out 
  • 1x 3.5mm TRS Input for RS-232 bidirectional signals
  • 1x RS232 for RovoControl software

Distribution Amplified

RovoRx-SDI uniquely offers a DA Mode for Distribution Amplification output of incoming HDBaseT video sources.  

DA Mode allows one HDBaseT video source to be output via multiple 6G/3G-SDI connections, opening up the opportunity for simultaneous recording, routing and display of RovoCam imagery.

Power Up

PoH or Power over HDBaseT is a lifesaver for those working on live events, in studios and other signal sensitive environments. By supplying RovoCam's power from a remote location, signal interference is mitigated and cabling is greatly simplified. RovoRx-SDI can provide power to RovoCam or to third party HDBaseT transmitters, all across a single category cable alongside video, audio and control signals. 

RovoCam
Integrated 4K/HD Camera with HDBaseT

The RovoCam camera features an integrated HDBaseT transmitter. Not only does HDBaseT offer affordable long cable runs up to 100 meters over standard Cat 5e/6 cables, it also passes RovoCam’s beautiful UltraHD/HD imagery, audio, control of the camera, and power to the unit.

A single Cat 5e/6 cable carries all uncompressed video, 2-Channel audio, VISCA camera control, and power for the simplest installation ever due to RovoCam’s integrated HDBaseT interface.

RovoCam's Connectivity Includes: 

  • 1x HDBaseT connector (RJ-45) allowing camera interaction and control, uncompressed video, audio and power all over one
    Cat 5e/6 cable
  • 1x 3.5mm Mic audio input
  • 1x 3.5mm RS-232 input
  • 1x local power connector

Simple to Install. Simple to Operate.

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Note: Power and RS-232 connections on RovoCam are not needed if those functions are supplied by the HDBaseT interface.

RovoRx-HDMI
Receive and Deliver

Control and display RovoCam’s beautiful UltraHD/HD imagery remotely with RovoRX-HDMI and RovoControl. 

RovoRx-HDMI is an UltraHD/HD HDBaseT receiver with integrated HDMI video and audio outputs specifically designed to receive RovoCam’s output. Receive the RovoCam’s video and audio up to 100m away from the camera, and output to HDMI TVs and devices.

The HDBaseT connector on RovoRx-HDMI supports camera uncompressed video, audio, power, and control, all over a single Cat 5e/6 cable, greatly simplifying cabling and systems integration.

RovoRx-HDMI Connectivity Includes:

  • 1x UltraHD/HD HDMI Output
  • 1x Stereo RCA audio output
  • 1x USB
  • 1x RS-232 Bidirectional
  • 1x HDBaseT connector (RJ-45) allowing for camera interaction, power, and control, all over one Cat 5e/6 cable

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RovoControl

RovoControl is free software from AJA for macOS, Windows and Linux, designed to be a simple application for controlling one or multiple RovoCams, offering easy control of all the main camera features like zoom, iris and focus.

RovoControl uniquely offer electronic PTZ for moving an HD 1080p box around the UltraHD frame, allowing Pan and Tilt for HD output.

 RovoControl v3.0 software features:

  • USB controller support for mapping RovoControl controls to a USB interface for game style controllers and USB joysticks
  • Exposure control for simpler camera control in the GUI
  • Improved preset command and control with global, camera and ePTZ
    preset control advancements
  • Import/Export of settings for sharing setups and con gurations
  • A high DPI UI mode for GUI on high rez displays
  • Crosshair selector for more refined Spot AE and Spot Focus control
  • Zoom control enhancements
  • A new summary line in the RovoControl UI provides an overview of
    basic settings for quick reference

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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 Formats

  • (UltraHD) 3840 x 2160p 25, 29.97
  • (HD) 1080p 50, 59.94
  • (HD) 1080i 50, 59.94
  • (HD) 720p 50, 59.94
  • (SD) 625i
  • (SD) 525i​​​​​​​

Video Input

  • HDBaseT (RJ-45), Analog Video reference terminating input

Video Outputs

  • HDMI 1.4b, No EDID negotiation, No embedded audio
  • 6G-SDI output on SDI 1-4
  • 4x 6G-SDI while in "DA Mode"
    • (UltraHD) 3840 x 2160p 25, 29.97 
    • (UltraHD) 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 (4x BNC)
    • (UltraHD) LFR 3.0 GB 2SI (2x BNC)
    • (UltraHD) LFR 1.5 GB 2SI (4x BNC)
  • 3G-SDI (Level A or B)   
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080p 50, 59.94
  • HD-SDI   
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080i 50, 59.94   
    • (HD) 1280 x 720p 50, 59.94
  • SD-SDI   
    • (SD) 625i 50   
    • (SD) 525i 59.94

Video Displays

HDBaseT Cable Run Performance for 4K/UltraHD/HD

W x HFrame RateColor
Sampling
Max. Cable LengthMax. Bit
Depth
Cat 5e/6Cat 6a/7
1920 x 1080< 30 fps4:2:2100 meters100 meters16-bit
> 30 fps4:2:2100 meters100 meters12-bit
4:2:270 meters100 meters16-bit
2048 x 1080< 30 fps4:2:2100 meters100 meters16-bit
> 30 fps4:2:2100 meters100 meters12-bit
4:2:270 meters100 meters16-bit
3840 x 2160< 30 fps4:4:470 meters100 meters8-bit
> 30 fps4:2:070 meters100 meters8-bit
4096 x 2160< 30 fps4:4:470 meters100 meters8-bit
> 30 fps4:2:070 meters100 meters8-bit
 
 

Audio Output Digital

  • 2-Channels (1 pair) of SDI embedded audio supported
  • Rates supported: 48 kHz


Note: No Audio on HDMI output 

 


Audio Output Analog

  • 2x RCA connectors, 2-Channel unbalanced

 

Note: This feature only works when used in conjunction with RovoCam Audio 


RS-232

  • 1x 3.5mm TRS Input for RS-232 bidirectional signals

USB Config

  • 1x USB for configuration with AJA Mini-Config

Size (w x d x h)

  • 4.66” x 6.97” x 0.94” (118.37 x 177.04 x 23.88 mm)

Weight

  • 0.8 lbs (0.4kg)

Power

  • RovoRx-SDI only: 48V @ 303mA = 14.5W typical, 48V @ 335mA = 16W max
  • RovoRx-SDI powering RovoCam: 48V @ 450mA = 21.6W typical, 48V @ 480mA = 23W max

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)