Blackmagic Design OpenGear Converter – UpDownCross


  • Convert SD & HD Formats
  • Hot-Swappable Card for OpenGear Frame
  • Converts 720p to 1080i/p or Vice Versa
  • Standards Conversion: NTSC & PAL I/O
  • 3 Gb/s SDI
  • 7x SD/HD/3G-SDI Outputs plus Loop Out
  • 10-Bit SDI with Low Jitter
  • Reference Input & Re-Clocking
  • USB & Mini Switches for Configuration
  • Network-Controllable via DashBoard


Blackmagic Design CONVOPENG Specs

Inputs & Outputs
SDI Input 1x, switchable between SD-SDI, HD-SDI, and 3G-SDI
SDI Output 7x outputs automatically match the SD/HD/3G-SDI video input unless up, down, cross and/or standards conversion is enabled.

1x SDI loop output

Reference Input Blackburst and TriSync for SD & HD
Multi-Rate Support Auto-detection of HD or SD SDI input; auto-switching automatically selects among SD-SDI, HD-SDI, and 3G-SDI
USB Updates & configuration via 1x USB 2.0 high-speed (480 Mb/s)
Re-clocking Yes
Format Information
SDI Format Support 625i25 PAL, 525i29.97 NTSC, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF/23.98, 1080PsF/24, 1080PsF/25, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080p25, 2048 x 1080PsF/23.98, 2048 x 1080PsF/24, 2048 x 1080PsF/25, 2048 x 1556PsF/23.98, 2048 x 1556PsF/24, 2048 x 1556PsF/25
Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, ITU-R BT.656, ITU-R BT.601
Video Sampling 4:2:2
Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24-bit
Color Precision 4:2:2
Color Space YUV
Software Control Mac OS X and Windows software upgrade via USB
Settings Control OpenGear DashBoard network control software or mini switches
Firmware Upgrade Via included firmware updater application
Format Conversion Up, down, cross conversion and/or NTSC/PAL standards conversion
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.68 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 15.85 x 3.5 x 1.45″