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Decimator DECIMATOR 2 SDI to Composite/HDMI Down Converter (3G/HD/SD)


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About: Decimator DECIMATOR 2 SDI to Composite/HDMI Down Converter (3G/HD/SD)

The Decimator 2 from Decimator Design allows you to view any format of SDI on a composite or HDMI monitor with de-embedded audio. Scale either output simultaneously and perform aspect ratio conversion on the HDMI output.

Features include:

  • Auto detection of 3G, HD or SD (26 formats total)
  • Selection of NTSC or PAL for 3G/HD inputs
  • 2x RCA connectors for de-embedded analogue audio
  • Switching of synchronous sources
  • Simultaneous scaling on both the HDMI & composite outputs
  • 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratio conversion
  • Full 16 channel audio metering on the HDMI output
  • Graticules and overlays on the HDMI output
  • Loop Through

Control either via USB on a Mac/Windows app or on-unit using the dip switch.  The unit comes with a Locking DC Power Supply, HDMI Cable, USB Cable & Mounting Bracket.  Warranty for all Decimator Design products is 3 years.


•  Auto detects 3G, HD or SD (26 Formats in total) and can handle
   switching of synchronous sources
•  Simultaneous scaling on both the HDMI and Composite outputs
    with a maximum delay of 1 input frame
•  HDMI output with optional full scaling and aspect ratio conversion.
•  Down-converted Composite output with:
  - NTSC or PAL is selectable for 3G/HD inputs
  - SD will be passed unchanged.
  - Low latency 3G/HD to SD Down-conversion with
  - ARC (Aspect Ratio Conversion) of either:
      i) 16:9 to 16:9 Anamorphic
     ii) 16:9 to 4:3 Letterbox
    iii) 16:9 to 4:3 Centre Cut (Crop to 4:3)
  - Full 10-bit data path and multipoint interpolation
  - 16 times over-sampling for Composite Output
•  Passes EIA-708/608 Closed Captions to the Composite Output
•  Full 16-Channel Audio metering displayed on the HDMI output with:
    - Any of the 4 audio groups individually selectable
    - Vertical or Horizontal Bars
    - AES/EBU, VU, Extended VU, BBC, EBU, DIN and NORDIC Scales
    - Bar & Float, Bar only or Float only
    - Transparency adjustment
    - Separate Bar and Float Ballistics control
    - Adjustable Reference level
    - Red, Yellow and Green Range adjustment
    - Bar thickness adjustment
    - Margin adjustment
•  Adjustable Graticules Generator displayed on the HDMI output with:
    - Separate enables for Safe Action, Safe Title and Centre Cross
    - Adjustable position for either Safe Action or Safe Title
    - Adjustable colours for Safe Action, Safe Title and Centre Cross
•  Text Overlays displayed on the HDMI output with:
    - Adjustable Foreground and Background colours
    - Adjustable 16 character text
    - Current input format status
•  De-Embedded Analogue Audio is output on 2 x RCA connectors
    at -10dBu = -20dBFS
•  3G/HD/SD-SDI Active Loop-Through Output External
    Dip-Switch Configuration
•  USB port for control and firmware updates
•  Locking DC Power Socket
•  The following is also included with the unit:
    - Power Supply
    - HDMI Cable
    - USB Cable and Mounting Bracket

UPC: 5060417390021 is a Canadian authorized Decimator retailer.

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Warranty: Decimator DECIMATOR 2 SDI to Composite/HDMI Down Converter (3G/HD/SD) Warranty:

30 Days

Manufacturer's Warranty:

Decimator Design warrants that this product will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 36 months from the date of purchase. If this product proves to be defective within this warranty period, Decimator Design, at its discretion, will either repair the defective product without charge for parts and labour, or will provide a replacement product in exchange for the defective product.