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HDMI to 3G-SDI/HD-SDI Converter  

An easy way to connect an HDMI source to SDI displays or other professional equipment.


Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available (3 Additional Year)

Product Highlights

  • Converts an HDMI® signal for output on two serial digital interface devices.
  • Supports 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, and SD-SDI output on two coax BNC connectors.
  • Purely digital, real-time conversion—with no loss of video or audio.

  • Further Details

  • Ideal for connecting a camera or other source with HDMI output to professional SDI video equipment.
  • Can be combined with our VSC-SDI-HDMI converter to extend HDMI over coax.
  • Supports loopout and daisychaining via one of the coax connectors.
  • Works with 1080p HDMI video and Deep Color resolutions.
  • Autodetects SDI standard on its 75-ohm coax outputs.
  • EDID learning for optimal source-to-screen communications.
  • Handles higher SDI bandwidth of 2.97 Gbps (3G-SDI).
  • Provides up to eight-channel audio support.
  • No software or driver installation required.
  • Easy to configure using DIP switches.
  • Wallmountable for space-saving installation.

  • Ideal for professional video and broadcast engineering applications, this handy converter enables you to connect an HDMI source to a 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, or SD-SDI display. This way, you can use consumer electronics device or a camera with HDMI output in your SDI setup.

    The affordably priced device supports an array of HD video formats and provides digitally pure HDMI-to-SDI conversion, ensuring no loss in the conversion for both video and audio signaling.

    Use it in a TV studio, post-production, digital cinema, or AV application where you need to show uncompressed digital video from an HDMI source on a professional SDI monitor or connect an HDMI camera to SDI switching equipment.

    It also features SDI loopout via a second coax connector. This way you can display video on two SDI monitors, one locally and a second one in another room. Or use the loopout to daisychain to additional SDI equipment.

    You can also combine it in an application with our 3G-SDI/HD-SDI to HDMI Converter (VSC-SDI-HDMI) to extend HDMI over coax.
    The HDMI to 3G-SDI/HD-SDI Converter processes up to eight channels of audio, including 7.1-channel or 5.1-channel audio in addition to HDMI video. It can be used with surround sound or Dolby® TrueHD audio equipment.

    For both older and newer SDI interfaces, the converter processes bit rates from 270 Mbps up to 2.97 Gbps.

    What's included:
    • Converter
    • AC power adapter
    • User manual

    NOTE: Does not support HDCP.

    SDI Standards Supported 3G-SDI, HD-SDI, SD-SDI
    Video Bandwidth 2.97 Gbps and 2.975/1.001 Gbps
    Video Resolutions Supported 3G-SDI: 1080p at 50/59.94/60 Hz (4:2:2);
    HD-SDI: 720p at 50/59.94/60 Hz, 1080i at 50/59.94/60 Hz, 1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30 Hz;
    SD-SDI: NTSC at 59.94 Hz, PAL at 50 Hz
    CE Approval Yes
    RoHS Yes
    Connectors HDMI input: (1) HDMI F;
    SDI output: (2) BNC (75-ohm)
    User Controls (2) external DIP switches for EDID
    Power AC input: 100-240 VAC, 50-60 Hz, 0.8 amps;
    Output: 5 VAC, 4 amps;
    Consumption: 3 watts (maximum)
    Size 1.2"H x 3.1"W x 3.3"D (0.5 x 7.6 x 8.4 cm)
    Weight 3.7 lb. (1.7 kg)

    NOTE: Does not support HDCP.

    NOTE: Technical specification weight is the unit weight. It is not the packaged shipping weight. For shipping weight, please contact Black Box customer service at 1-800-316-7107.


    • HDMI to 3G-SDI/HD-SDI Converter User Manual
      User Manual for the VSC-HDMI-SDI (Version 2)

    Product Data Sheets

    Accessory: EVHDMI01T-001M

    HDMI to HDMI Cable, M/M, PVC, 1-m (3.2-ft.)

    HDMI to HDMI Cable, M/M, PVC, 1-m (3.2-ft.)

    Double Diamond Warranty
    Extended Double Diamond™ Warranty Available (3 Additional Year)

    Double Diamond™ Warranty (Standard)


    Take the risk out of equipment purchases with the Double Diamond™ Warranty from Black Box Network Services.

    The Double Diamond Warranty is our warranty that protects your Black Box® brand products* from accidental damage, including drops, water, and power surges.

    The HDMI to 3G-SDI/HD-SDI Converter comes with a standard 3 Year warranty already included.

    During the warranty period, Black Box Network Services will repair or replace your damaged equipment within one week of receipt at NO CHARGE!*

    Plus, get an Extended Double Diamond Warranty.

    You can also extend your warranty or protect a previously purchased Black Box® brand product** for an additional year—for only 10% of the purchase price! Or, extend your coverage for a full three years for only 20% of the purchase price!

    Ordering an extended warranty is easy: When viewing a product in your shopping cart, just select the one or three years of additional coverage in the dropdown menu under “Warranty Options.” For details, contact Customer Service at 724-746-5500.

    * Warranty subject to certain exclusions and limitations
    ** Certain products may not be eligible.

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.

    Product SKU Price Quantity
    3G-SDI/HD-SDI to HDMI Converter VSC-SDI-HDMI $302.95
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    Shipping Info

    In Stock - orders received before 5PM ET ship same day

    Weight: 1.656 lbs.
    HxWxD: 3 x 5.75 x 8 in.

    What’s more, we also have a 45-day return policy. Simply call Customer Service for a Return Authorization (RA) number, return your product in new condition and in the original package, and receive a full refund.

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