Gefen HDMI to HD-SDI Scaler Box



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The Gefen EXT-HDMI-2-HDSDIS is a HDMI to HDSDI Scaler is the newest revision of the Gefen HDSDI conversion line incorporating HDMI conversion scaled to your choice of SD/HDSDI Single or Dual link modes. Resolutions of up to 1080p are supported over the HDSDI link for those that want true "High Definition". Support for HDMI embedded audio is supported. Performance of this HDMI scaler box has been greatly enhanced due to Gennum's VXP Scaler onboard; allowing for new features such as: Genlock, Color & Gamma Correction, Noise Reduction, Detail Enhancement, Aspect Ratio Selection, Pattern Generator Mode, & Multiple Language Menu Support. Bottom Line? -- More performance, less cost.

How the Gefen HDMI to HDSDI scaler box works:

HDMI devices are connected to the HDMI input and SDI devices are connected to the SDI output. When the source, display and the Scaler are powered and connected, video signals are converted to the proper format.

Gefen HDMI to HD-SDI Scaler Box Backside
Gefen HDMI to HD-SDI Scaler Box Backside

HDMI Scaler Box Features:

  • 10-bit resolution for greater precision and dynamic range
  • Proprietary 10-bit motion adaptive video de-interlacing with edge interpolation for HD / SD formats
  • Advanced noise reduction and detail enhancement
  • Max. active image size of 2048 samples x 2048 lines PBP processing for various combinations of video and graphics with alpha blending
  • Fully integrated sprite based multi-plane OSD controller.
  • Frame rate conversion to / from any refresh rate
  • Pattern mode w/ color bars & corss hatch patterns
  • Color correction
  • Noise Reduction
  • Detail Enhancement
  • Brightness Adjustment
  • Gamma Selection
  • Aspect Ratio Select
  • Custom Timing output mode
  • French/English Menu Set
  • RS-232 upgradeable firmware
  • RS-232 and/or IR Control
  • Genlock onboard

Gefen EXT-HDMI-2-HDSDIS Specifications:

Height 1.75 in. (4.45 cm.)
Width 8.25 in. (20.96 cm.)
Depth 7.5 in. (19.05 cm.)
Weight 5 lbs. (2 kg.)
Supply 5V DC
Consumption 20 watts (Max.)
Video Bandwidth  
Input 1.65 Gbps
Output 2x 1.485 Gbps
Maximum Resolution  
Input  2048x1080
Output 1080p with Dual Link HD-SDI
HDMI type A 19 pin female
Data Port Serial RS-232