Blackmagic Design Teranex Express

Blackmagic Design Teranex Express

Blackmagic Design Teranex Express

  • Real-Time Up/Down Broadcast Converter
  • SD/HD/3G-SDI Compatible
  • 12G-SDI and Dual Link 6G-SDI In/Out
  • SD, HD, and Ultra HD (3840x2160) Support
  • Adjustable Scaling
  • Optional Optical Fiber Output Module
  • Timecode and Subtitle Support
  • Genlock Reference Input
$1,395.00
Availability: In stock
UPC: 9338716002645

The Blackmagic Design Teranex Express is the world’s first real-time SD, HD, and Ultra HD broadcast standards converter! Featuring advanced patented algorithms, Teranex Express gives you the visually transparent, high-quality conversions that are mandated by major broadcasters and studios worldwide! You get an incredible 1089 SD, HD, and Ultra HD up, down and standards conversions in full 10-bit quality! You also get amazing processing with high-quality de-interlacing, noise reduction, automatic cadence detection, removal, and correction even with edited content, adjustable scaling, and aspect ratio conversion, all with full timecode and multi-channel audio conversion.

On the front panel, this Teranex Express has a modern design and made from machined metal, compact 1RU size, and international power supply. For audio, this converter suits well to the Dolby encoded audio, as such, there isn't a decoded or re-encoded process via up and down conversions.

Teranex Express gives you the ability to send the output of Ultra HD files via the 4 SDI connections. As such, you can have 12G-SDI or 6G-SDI, up to 2160p60 Ultra HD frame rates sources on the wider ranges of projectors and monitors that only support for Quad link SDI 1080HD inputs. Another capability of this converter is supporting conversion 4:3 to 16:19 with the Smart Aspect Technology. In all, this unit can give you so many ways capabilities including the function to convert old broadcast masters from tape to digital copies with 1089 standards conversions.

Teranex Express Features:

  • Real-Time Up/Down Broadcast Converter
  • Aspect Ratio Conversion
  • SD/HD/3G-SDI Compatible
  • 12G-SDI and Dual Link 6G-SDI In/Out
  • SD, HD, and Ultra HD (3840x2160) Support
  • Adjustable Scaling
  • Optional Optical Fiber Output Module
  • Timecode and Subtitle Support
  • Genlock Reference Input
  • Built-In, International Power Supply
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In the box

Blackmagic Design Teranex Express
Limited 1-Year Warranty

   
Connections  
SDI Video Input

1 x 12G-SDI, 10-bit (SD, HD, 3G, 6G, and 12G switchable)

1 x 6G-SDI, 10-bit (SD, HD, 3G, and 6G switchable); usable as dual link input for 4:2:2 3G or 6G

SDI Video Loop

1 x 12G-SDI, 10-bit, reclocked (SD, HD, 3G, 6G, and 12G switchable)

1 x 6G-SDI, 10-bit, reclocked (SD, HD, 3G, and 6G switchable)

SDI Video Output

1 x 12G-SDI, 10-bit (SD, HD, 3G, 6G, and 12G switchable)

1 x 6G-SDI, 10-bit (SD, HD, 3G, and 6G switchable); usable as dual link input for 4:2:2 3G or 6G

SDI Audio Input 16 channels of embedded SDI audio
SDI Audio Output 16 channels of embedded SDI audio
Dolby Support

Dolby AC-3 pass through in all conversions

Dolby E pass through except during video frame rate conversions

Multi-Rate Support

SDI connections are switchable between SD, HD/2K, and Ultra HD

SDI switches between 270 Mb/s SD-SDI, 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI, 3 Gb/s HD, and 6 Gb/s or 12 Gb/s Ultra HD

Sync Input Blackburst in SD or TriSync HD
Interface Illuminated pushbuttons, status LEDs, and LCD with onscreen menus
Computer Interface USB 2.0 mini B port for software updates and configuration
   
Video Format  
SDI Resolution 525 NTSC, 625 PAL, 720HD, 1080HD, 2K (2048x1080) and Ultra HD 4K (3840x2160) switchable
Format Support SD
525/29.97 NTSC
625/25 PAL

HD
720p 50/59.94
1080i 50/59.94
1080PsF 23.98/24/25/29.97
1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94

2K
2048x1080PsF 23.98/24/25/29.97
2048x1080p 23.94/24/25/29.97

UHD 4K
3840x2160p 23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, and SMPTE 425M
SDI Metadata Support

VITC/ATC support, SMPTE 12M

Video indexing support including WSS, RP186 and AFD, SMPTE 2016

Closed captioning support for conversions to and from 608 and 708, SMPTE 334M.

Audio Sampling 24-bit, 48 kHz
Video Sampling 4:2:2
Color Precision 10-bit
Color Space Rec 601, Rec 709
Aspect Ratio Conversion Real-time fixed aspect ratio conversions
Real-Time Video Processing Includes color correction and proc amp control
Format Conversion Real-time up-conversion, down-conversion, cross-conversion
Colorspace Conversion Hardware-based real time
   
Software  
Software Control Software control utility (included) for changing settings via Windows 7 and Mac OS X
Internal Software Upgrade Automatic upgrades when connected via USB 2.0
Supported Operating Systems

Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later

Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or later

Windows 7

Windows 8

   
Physical  
Power Supply

1 x Built-in international AC power supply with IEC C14 inlet

100 to 240 VAC, 50 to 60 Hz

Environment

Operating Temperature: 41 to 122° F (5 to 50° C)
Storage Temperature: -4 to 113° F (-20 to 45° C)
Relative Humidity: 0 to 90%, non-condensing

Dimensions (W x H x D) 19.0 x 1.75 x 4.6" (48.3 x 4.5 x 11.7 cm)
Weight 3.20 lb (1.45 kg)
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