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HD10MD4 HD Converter (Digital Down-Converter)

Home Video Converters AJA HD10MD4 HD Converter (Digital Down-Converter)
HD down-converter, 10-bit, HD-SDI/SDI to SDI, YPbPr/RGB/NTSC/PAL
Mac & Win
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Manufacturer Part Number: HD10MD4

The HD10MD4 down-converts HD-SDI video to standard definition SDI and analog component/composite video utilizing AJA's high-quality full 10-bit data path and multi-point interpolation to produce broadcast quality down-converted video.


  • Configurable across USB via AJA Mini-Config software for Mac and PC
  • Low-cost digital HD down-converter
  • Dual-rate HD-SDI/SDI input
  • SDI output
  • Component/Composite output
  • HD-SDI loop output
  • Multi-standard Input Including 1080p and 1080psf 23.98 fps
  • 10-bit data path, multi-point interpolation
  • Configurable for 16:9 or 4:3 output
  • 4:3 Safe-zone graticule

Framerate Conversion
The HD10MD4 converts 1080p 23.98 or 1080psf 23.98 to 59.94 output video using the standard 3:2 pulldown technique. The output can be formatted for either 4:3 or 16:9 standard definition monitors.

Pristine image quality
Utilizing a full 10-bit data path and AJA's high-quality scaling technology, HD10MD4 maintains the most detail possible to ensure a quality conversion at an extraordinary price.

Audio support
HD10MD4 takes four-channels of embedded HD-SDI audio and passes it to the SD-SDI output. Audio output channels are mapped to follow the input mapping for a 1-to-1 correlation between HD and SD.

USB and Mini-Config Support
AJAs free Mini-Config software can be used with any USB-enabled AJA Mini-Converter and provides an easy-to-use graphical interface with detailed information about the current input and output formats. Control all the parameters of any supported AJA Mini-Converter as well as loading firmware updates from AJA that add new features and functionality.

Universal Power Supply
All AJA Mini-Converters ship with a universal power supply that includes international plug connections for use around the world.

Compact and Portable
AJA Mini-Converters are small enough to fit behind a monitor, in the back of a rack or directly on a camera rig. A locking power connector can't accidentally pull loose and an optional P-TAP power cable allows for battery power in remote locations.

AJA Quality - Guaranteed
All AJA Mini-Converters are covered by a 5 year warranty and AJA's advanced replacement policy. If a replacement is necessary, AJA will ship a new unit immediately without the need to send the original unit back first, ensuring you are up and running again as quickly as possible.

AJA Mini-Matrix
Information on the complete line of AJA Mini-Converters is now available as a mobile app on iOS. The Mini-Converter product line is extensive and this app helps you find the right converter for any situation, wherever you are.

Individual products have links back to the main AJA website for more details and you can email product information directly from the app. The free AJA Mini-Matrix app for iPad and iPhone is available now in the Apple iTunes Store.

Input Formats(automatic configuration)(HD) 1920 x 1080i 50, 59.94(HD) 1920 x 1080p 23.98, 25, 29.97(HD) 1920 x 1080PsF 23.98, 25, 29.97(HD) 1280 x 720p 50, 59.94(SD) 625i(SD) 525iOutput Formats(SD) 625i(SD) 525iVideo Input1x BNCHD SMPTE 292M, 10-bitSD SMPTE 259M, 10-bitVideo OutputDigital1x BNC (processed output)SDI - SMPTE 259M, 10-bit1x BNC (loop through input)Analog3x BNCYPbPr-SMPTE, EBU-N10, Betacam, RGB, NTSC, PAL, YC (S-Video), 10-bitVideo ProcessingDown-conversionMulti-point interpolation, 10-bit processing3:2 conversion for 23.98 inputsFrequency ResponseY +0, -.5db to 30 MHzC +/- .25db to 15 MHzUser ControlsExternal dipswitchMini-Config application via USBSize (w x d x h)5.8" x 3.1" x 1.0" (147.32 x 78.74 x 25.4 mm)PowerUses AJA Power Supply model DWP-U-R1 (included with purchase)100-240V, 50/60Hz Universal Input+5 to 20V DC regulated, 7 watts maxEnvironmentSafe Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 C (32 to 104 F)Safe Storage Temperature (Power OFF): -40 to 60 C (-40 to 140 F)Operating Relative Humidity: 10-90% noncondensingOperating Altitude:
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