UDC

Up/Down/Cross-Converter

The UDC is a broadcast quality Up/Down/Cross Mini-Converter which can convert between SD, HD, and 3G video formats. Using the same AJA industry leading conversion technology as in our model FS2, the UDC provides very high quality conversions at a low price. I/Os include SD/HD/3G SDI Input and Output, HDMI output, and 2-channel RCA style audio output. The UDC can be controlled by local dipswitches with additional control available via USB and AJA's MiniConfig application. A Reference Input allows the UDC to be locked to a local reference.

$695 US MSRP*

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

Features

  • Converts between SD, HD, and 3G HD formats
  • Supports 1080p50/60
  • Very high quality conversions
  • 16-channel embedded SDI audio input
  • 16-channel embedded SDI audio output
  • 8-channel HDMI audio output
  • 2 RCA-style analog outputs at -10dBV (nominal)
  • Reference Input
  • Configure via Dipswitch or USB port and supplied MiniConfig software
  • Uses 5-20V power supply (included with purchase)
  • five year warranty

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 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.

 

Download from the App Store

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.


Tech Specs


Video Formats

  • (2K) 2048 x 1080p
  • (2K) 2048 x 1080PsF
  • (HD) 1920 x 1080p
  • (HD) 1920 x 1080PsF
  • (HD) 1920 x 1080i
  • (HD) 1280 x 720p
  • (SD) 720 x 625i
  • (SD) 720 x 576i
  • (SD) 720 x 480i

Video Input Digital

  • 1x 3G-SDI BNC, SMPTE-259/292/372/424
  • (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
  • (SD) 720x576i 50, 59.94, 60

Video Output Digital

  • 1x 3G-SDI BNC, SMPTE-259/292/372/424
    • (HD) 1080p 23.98 (for 23.98 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080p 24 (for 24 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080p 25 (for 50 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080p 29.97 (for 59.94 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080p 30 (for 60 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080p 50 (for 50 video inputs) 
    • (HD) 1080p 59.94 (for 23.98, 59.94 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080p 60 (for 24, 30 or 60 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080PsF 23.98 (for 23.98 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080PsF 24 (for 24 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080PsF 25 (for 50 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080PsF 29.97 (for 59.94 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080Psf 30 (for 30 or 60 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080i 59.94 (for 23.98, or 59.94 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080i 60 (for 24, 30, or 60 video inputs)
    • (HD) 1080i 50 (for 25 or 50 video inputs)
    • (HD) 720p 50 (for 50 video inputs)
    • (HD) 720p 59.94 (for 23.98, 59.94 video inputs)
    • (HD) 720p 60 (for 24, 30, or 60 video inputs)
    • (SD) 625i 50 (for 25 or 50 fps video inputs)
    • (SD) 525i 59.94 (for 23.98 or 59.94 video inputs)

Reference Source

  • Free Run
  • Ext Ref

Reference Input

  • Supported reference video inputs include
    • 1080i tri-level sync
    • 1080p tri-level sync
    • 720p tri-level sync
    • 625i Color Black
    • 525i Color Black
  • 75-ohm terminating

HDMI Output

  • 10-bit HDMI v1.4a

Audio I/O

  • 16-channel embedded SDI audio input
  • 16-channel embedded SDI audio output
  • 8-channel HDMI audio output
  • 2x RCA style analog outputs at -10 dBu (nominal)

HDCP

  • The UDC does not encode the HDMI output with HDCP encryption. By definition, HD-SDI inputs to the UDC are unencrypted. The HDMI specification requires HDMI monitors to support unencrypted inputs.

User Controls

  • USB port used with supplied cable and Mini-Config software application to configure device via PC or 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

  • +5VDC Regulated, 7 Watts, Power Supply Required (included with purchase)

Environment

  • Safe Operating Temperature Range: 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)