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Broadcast quality analog, AES/EBU and SDI audio monitoring with advanced 12G-SDI Ultra HD technology!
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Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G provides the finest quality audio monitoring in an incredibly small one rack unit size! Featuring a dual subwoofer design with extra wide range speakers for amazing audio, all backed by a super powerful class D amplifiers. This precision audio and video monitoring solution includes an advanced 12G‑SDI input, as well as balanced XLR analog audio, balanced AES/EBU digital audio and consumer level HiFi audio inputs. The elegant front panel has bright multi colored audio level meters and a built in LCD for monitoring video sources, plus you get an HDMI 2.0 output for monitoring Ultra HD on big screen televisions!

Great audio wherever you work
It’s never been easier to put the highest quality audio and video monitoring everywhere you need it. Install Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G in broadcast racks audio on decks, video servers and live transmissions. At the push of a button you can switch between stereo pairs of the SDI input, great for monitoring alternative language tracks. The compact size is perfect for portable flyaway kits and broadcast trucks where space is tight, or in edit and audio post production facilities where precise audio quality is essential!

Crystal clear audio with a dual subwoofer design
The Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G has been designed using the latest advanced audio analysis technology to create a wide and smooth frequency response curve with crisp highs and powerful deep bass. You get great sounding music, extremely clear voice tracks and all the detail of effects tracks! Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G is powerful and loud enough to hear your audio in noisy environments, such as broadcast equipment rooms that have a lot of cooling fan noise.

Know your audio levels at all times
The two big bright audio level meters on the front panel feature multi colored RGB LEDs under each segment. You can select between VU or PPM or Loudness scales with a choice of EBU or BBC meters. With lots of meter segments 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. In addition 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!

Milled from solid aluminum for sound free of vibrations!
The machined metal design is attractive as well as extremely strong, which means you get a robust chassis that's vital for better quality sound without rattles and vibrations. The elegant front panel features audio level meters, LCD video monitor and a reliable contact‑less volume control, so you never get deterioration and crackling in the audio when adjusted. To select audio pairs, left and right solo, mute and input, there is a built in illuminated keypad and for private monitoring there is a built in headphone socket.

Advanced 12G‑SDI
Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G supports all common SD, HD and Ultra HD video resolutions. The 12G‑SDI input and HDMI 2.0 output also support high resolution Ultra HD monitoring. The advanced 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! You can connect to Ultra HD TVs and projectors with HDMI 4K and you can monitor any of the 16 audio channels on the 12G‑SDI input.

Both Audio and Video Connections
Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G has all the audio and video connections you need to make it the perfect monitoring solution in any environment. With balanced analog XLR audio, balanced AES/EBU audio and consumer level HiFi audio inputs it’s easy to connect any audio source. You can select between inputs quickly using the input button situated on the front panel. The 12G‑SDI video input and HDMI 2.0 video output both support embedded audio and let you connect to the latest high resolution video technology.

Use a Big Screen TV for Monitoring!
When you're working with SDI video input you can use the Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G to convert from SDI to HDMI for monitoring with big screen televisions or video projectors. Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G automatically switches between SD, HD and Ultra HD formats. You can monitor in high resolution Ultra HD using the HDMI output with only a single HDMI cable!

ConnectionsSDI Video Inputs1SDI Video Outputs1 loop out.SDI Rates270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G.HDMI 2.0 Video Outputs1Multi Rate SupportSDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definition, high definition and ultra high definition.SDI Video Loop1 x reclocked 10bit SD/HD/3GSDI, 6GSDI and 12GSDI.Analog Audio Inputs2 x XLR. 2 x RCA HiFi.Analog Audio Outputs1 x 6.5mm headphone socket.Digital Audio Inputs1 x XLR.Built in SpeakerStereo with 2way crossover and independent stereo subwoofers.AES/EBU Audio Inputs2 channels balanced 110 AES/EBU via XLR.SDI Audio Inputs16 channels embedded in SD, HD and UltraHD 4K.SDI Audio Outputs16 channels embedded audio loop out.HDMI Audio Outputs8 Channels embedded in SD, HD and 4K.Ethernet1Gb/sec for configuration and firmware updates.Computer InterfaceUSBC for configuration and firmware updates.Metering2 x 27 RGB segment LED VU, PPM or Loudness meters.ModesPush button interface allows for input selection, channel selection, independent left and right audio, mute and volume control with scroll wheel.Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12GStandardsSD Video Standards525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PALHD Video Standards720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i602K Video Standards2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p, 2K 23.98PsF, 2K 24PsF, 2K 25PsFUltra HD Video Standards2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p604K Video Standards4KDCIp23.98, 4KDCIp24, 4KDCIp25, 4KDCIp29.97, 4KDCIp30, 4KDCIp50, 4KDCIp59.94, 4KDCIp60SDI ComplianceSMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M Level A and B, SMPTE 20811, SMPTE 208110, SMPTE 20821 and SMPTE 208210SDI Auto SwitchingAutomatically selects between SD, HD, 3GSDI Level A and B, 6GSDI and 12GSDI.Audio Sampling96 KHz and 24 bit.Video Sampling4:2:2 and 4:4:4Audio Meter Ballistics54 RGB segment LEDs allowing selection of metering with VU, PPM EBU, PPM BBC or Loudness. Includes replaceable level scale.ControlBuilt-in Control Panel2.2 inch display for viewing video input, video standard and selected audio input.SoftwareInternal Software UpgradeVia USB connection and EthernetOperating SystemsMac iconMac 10.13 High Sierra,Mac 10.14 Mojave or later.Windows IconWindows 8.1 or Windows 10.DisplayDisplay Element2.2 inch diagonal color LCD.Display Resolution320 x 240.Input DisplaySDI video, format, audio type and audio channels.Power RequirementsPower Supply1 x Internal 100 - 240V AC.Power Usage55 WattsPhysical SpecificationsBlackmagic Audio Monitor 12GEnvironmental SpecificationsOperating Temperature0 to 40 C (32 to 104 F)Storage Temperature-20 to 45 C (-4 to 113 F)Relative Humidity0% to 90% non-condensingWhat's IncludedBlackmagic Audio Monitor 12GPPM and Loudness Scale StickersSD card with software and manualWarranty12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.
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