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Blackmagic Design Audio Monitor 12G


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Product Highlights

  • SDI Auto Switching
  • 1x SDI Video Input
  • 1x Digital Audio Inputs XLR.
  • Analog Audio Outputs 1 x 6.5mm headphone
  • Multi Rate Support
  • 1x HDMI 2.0 Video output
  • Built in Speaker
  • AES/EBU input
  • Level Meters


The Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G is a single rack real time audio monitoring solutions that support SD/HD/3G/6G/12G-SDI including digital AES/EBU and analog audio that can be used with a variety of video and audio sources in live, post production and broadcast environments.

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G supports 12G-SDI so you can connect Ultra HD video up to 60 frames per second. Left and right channel LED level meters let you see where your audio is peaking and the built in LCD shows your SDI video input plus important information such as input connection type, video format, frame rate, audio channels and volume level. You can monitor up to 16 channels of embedded SDI audio, or use XLR connectors for balanced analog and AES/EBU digital audio. There are also RCA connectors so you can plug in consumer equipment such as HiFi systems and iPods. Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G includes two high quality internal full range speakers and two sub woofers that give you a wide range of frequencies for clear and deep sound reproduction, or you can connect a headset for confident sound monitoring that is great if you are in a noisy environment.

Simple Control

Install the Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G in broadcast racks audio on decks, video servers and live transmissions. With the push of a button, you can switch between the stereo pairs of the SDI input. This is ideal for monitoring alternative language tracks. The compact design is perfect for portable flyaway kits and broadcast trucks, space is tight, in edit and audio post production facilities where precise audio quality is essential.

Compact size
The Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G has been designed using audio analysis technology to create a wide and smooth frequency response curve with crisp highs and powerful deep bass. The user can get excellent sounding music, clear voice tracks and all the detail of effects tracks. This Audio Monitor 12G is powerful and loud enough to hear your audio in very loud environments, including broadcast equipment rooms that has cooling fan noise.

It has a machined aluminum front panel that’s both elegant and strong. The two full range stereo speakers and dual subwoofers are secured on each side of the panel behind metal speaker grills.

There is a precision meter that have 2 bright audio level meters on the front panel feature multi colored RGB LEDs under each segment. The user can choose between VU or PPM or Loudness scales with a choice of the EBU or BBC meters. There are some many of meter segments that you can monitor a very wide dynamic range, from -45 to +3 decibels, -12 to +12, or 0 to 7, depending on the scale you choose. Moreover, you can meter Loudness using standard Loudness, K‑weighted, relative to Full Scale (LKFS) to normalize of levels for delivery to broadcast TV and video. The bright audio level meters are always clear enough to read, no matter if you are working in bright or dark environments.

The Audio Monitor 12G supports SD, HD and UltraHD video resolutions. The Monitor features an 12G‑SDI input and HDMI 2.0 output that can support high resolution UltraHD monitoring. The technology of 12G‑SDI is 48 times faster than standard HD‑SDI, so you can work at resolutions and frame rates as high as 2160p60, all over a single cable. The user can connect to UltraHD TVs and projectors with HDMI 4K, and you can monitor any of the 16 audio channels on the 12G‑SDI input.


UPC: 9338716005967
In the box Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G
PPM and Loudness Scale Stickers
SD card with software and manual
12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.
SDI Video Inputs 1
SDI Video Outputs 1 loop out
SDI Rates 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G.
HDMI 2.0 Video Outputs 1
Multi Rate Support SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definition, high definition and ultra high definition.
SDI Video Loop 1 x reclocked 10-bit SD/HD/3G-SDI, 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI.
Analog Audio Inputs 2 x XLR. 2 x RCA HiFi.
Analog Audio Outputs 1 x 6.5mm headphone socket
Digital Audio Inputs 1 x XLR.
Built in Speaker Stereo with 2‑way crossover and independent stereo subwoofers
AES/EBU Audio Inputs 2 channels balanced 110Ω AES/EBU via XLR.
SDI Audio Inputs 16 channels embedded in SD, HD and UltraHD 4K.
SDI Audio Outputs 16 channels embedded audio loop ou
HDMI Audio Outputs 8 Channels embedded in SD, HD and 4K.
Ethernet 1Gb/sec for configuration and firmware updates.
Computer Interface USB‑C for configuration and firmware updates.
Metering 2 x 27 RGB segment LED VU, PPM or Loudness meters.
Modes Push button interface allows for input selection, channel selection, independent left and right audio, mute and volume control with scroll wheel.
SD Video Standards 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
HD Video Standards 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080p23.98,
1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30,
1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 1080PsF23.98,
1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30,
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
2K Video Standards 2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p,
2K 23.98PsF, 2K 24PsF, 2K 25PsF
Ultra HD Video Standards 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97,
2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60
4K Video Standards 4KDCIp23.98, 4KDCIp24, 4KDCIp25, 4KDCIp29.97,
4KDCIp30, 4KDCIp50, 4KDCIp59.94, 4KDCIp60
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M,
Level A and B, SMPTE 2081-1, SMPTE 2081-10,
SMPTE 2082-1 and SMPTE 2082-10
SDI Auto Switching Automatically selects between SD, HD, 3G-SDI
Level A and B, 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI.
Audio Sampling 96 KHz and 24 bit.
Video Sampling 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
Audio Meter Ballistics 54 RGB segment LEDs allowing selection of metering with VU, PPM EBU, PPM BBC or Loudness. Includes replaceable level scale.
Control Built-in Control Panel 2.2 inch display for viewing video input, video standard and selected audio input.
Software Internal Software Upgrade Via USB connection and Ethernet
Operating Systems Mac 10.13 High Sierra
Mac 10.14 Mojave
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
Display Element 2.2 inch diagonal color LCD.
Input Display SDI video, format, audio type and audio channels.
Display Resolution 320 x 240.
Power Supply 1 x Internal 100 - 240V AC.
Power Usage 55 Watts
Dimensions (w x d x h) 19"x 9.63"x 1.73"
Environment Operating Temperature: 0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Storage Temperature: -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity: 0% to 90% non-condensing

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