Blackmagic Design MultiView 16

Blackmagic Design MultiView 16

  • 16x 6G-SDI Inputs with Loop Outputs
  • 4x SDI & 1x HDMI MultiView Outputs
  • Supports SD, HD, Ultra HD 4K, DCI 4K
  • 2x2, 3x3, 4x4 Multi-View Configurations
  • Built-In LCD with Spin Knob Control
  • Ethernet for Remote Control
Availability: In stock
UPC: 9338716002850

The Blackmagic Multiview 16 is a rack-mounted multiviewer processor that features 16 of 10-bit 6G-SDI inputs that allow you to monitor independently SD, HD, or 4K sources on single Ultra HD monitors or TVs. This device has the capability to give 4, 9, or 19 views to be selected, with each input fully re-synchronized. In short, this unit is perfect for usage in the broadcast truck, studio, or even in the location.

MultiView 16, you can monitor up to 16 SDI sources using an Ultra HD television, monitor from SD, HD, or Ultra HD-SDI sources in any combination, Features full frame re-sync on each input. On the front panel, there are useful controls and features: a built-in LCD with the spin knob, pushbuttons, and other features. For remote-based control, there is an Ethernet port on the rear part. For easy charging, there is a built-in multi-voltage power supply that supports 90 to 240VAC with the IEC power cable.

Multiview 16 offers a good solution for you who deal with plenty of videos feeds to monitor with the limited space. With this device, there will be no more difficulties to connect with plenty of monitors, cables, or extra power. By simply plug into cameras, switchers, decks, and routers towards the SDI connections; you can have the best clarity and detail in the single Ultra HD display.

With the native operation in the Ultra HD, Multiview 16 gives 4 times better for the pixels in each view, as such the video has a clearer and sharper display. From the construction, this device is made from metal with a modern, and elegant design.

Blackmagic Multiview 16 Features:

  • 16x 6G-SDI Inputs with Loop Outputs
  • 4x SDI & 1x HDMI MultiView Outputs
  • Supports SD, HD, Ultra HD 4K, DCI 4K
  • 2x2, 3x3, 4x4 Multi-View Configurations
  • Built-In LCD with Spin Knob Control
  • Push Buttons on Front Panel
  • Ethernet for Remote Control
  • 1RU Machined Aluminum Chassis
  • Built-In Multi-Voltage Power Supply
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In the box

Blackmagic Design MultiView 16

Limited 1-year warranty

SDI Video Inputs 16 x 10-bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 6G-SDI
SDI Video Outputs 16 x 10-bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 6G-SDI
SDI Rates 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G
Video Multi View Outputs

2 x 10-bit HD-SDI, 2 x 10 bit 6G-SDI

1 x HDMI type A connector
Output supports EDID of the monitor

SDI Reclocking On all SDI outputs, auto switching between standard definition, high definition, or 6G-SDI video.
Reference Input Black Burst and Tri-Sync for SD, HD, and 4K.
Multi-Rate Support Auto-detection of SD, HD, or 6G-SDI. Simultaneous viewing of 4K, HD, and SD video.
Updates USB 2.0 high speed (480Mb/s) interface or via Ethernet.
Control 16 buttons for local control of MultiView 16. 5 buttons and scroll wheel for control of LCD display or RJ45 Ethernet.
Configuration Via front panel LCD or use either RJ45 Ethernet or USB 2.0 for firmware updates and IP address setting.
Video Format  
SD Format Support 525i59.94 NTSC
625i50 PAL
HD Format Support 720p50
2K Format Support 2K DCI 23.98p
2K DCI 24p
2K DCI 25p
2K DCI 23.98PsF
2K DCI 24PsF
2K DCI 25PsF
Ultra HD Format Support 2160p23.98
4K Format Support 4K DCI 24p
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M
ITU-R BT.656
ITU-R BT.601.
Audio Meters Each view
VU standard.
Source Routing Yes
SDI Video Sampling 4:2:2 and 4:4:4.
SDI Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24-bit.
SDI Color Precision 10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4.
SDI Color Space YUV or RGB for inputs, YUV for outputs.
SDI Auto-Switching Automatically selects between SD-SDI, HD-SDI, and 6G-SDI on each input so that each input can be running a different television standard.
SDI Metadata Support Video payload identification ancillary data as per SMPTE 352M.
Built-in Control Panel 16 buttons for local control of source routing with 5 buttons and scroll wheel for menu control. 2.2" color display.
External Control Panel Includes Blackmagic Videohub software control panel for Mac OS and Windows for routing sources to views. Supports Blackmagic Smart Control and Blackmagic Master Control hardware panels. Includes Blackmagic Videohub SDK and Ethernet Videohub Control Protocol.
RS-422 Control RJ9 for external control.
Display Built-in 1.5 inch LCD for menu settings.
Software Control Multi-view software included free for Windows™ and Mac OS X™.
Internal Software Upgrade Via included updater application.
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, macOS Sierra or later.
Physical Installation 1 rack unit size. Less than 6" deep.
Dimensions (w x d x h) 18.97" x 1.74" x 6.03" (48.18 x 4.42 x 15.32 cm)
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
Weight 5.07 lb
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