Blackmagic Design Announces New Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR

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Blackmagic Design has just announced the Teranex Mini SDI To DisplayPort 8K HDR, an advanced 8K DisplayPort monitoring solution that will let you use the new Apple Pro Display XDR as a color critical reference monitor on set and in post production.

Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR Features

  • Includes support for HDR via SDI and DisplayPort.
  • 2 built-in scopes live overlaid on monitor.
  • Film industry quality 33 point 3D LUTs.
  • Supports automatic monitor calibration using color probes.
  • Advanced Quad Link 12G-SDI inputs for 8K.
  • Scales input video to the native monitor resolution.
  • Includes LCD for monitoring and menu settings.
  • Utility software included for Mac and Windows.
  • Supports latest 8K DisplayPort monitors and displays.
  • Can be used on a desktop or rack mounted.
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The Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K

The front panel includes controls and a color display for input video, audio meters and the video standard indicator. The rear panel has Quad Link 12G-SDI for HD, Ultra HD as well as 8K formats. There’s 2 DisplayPort connections for regular computer monitors or USB-C style DisplayPort monitors such as the new Pro Display XDR. The built-in scaler will ensure the video input standard is scaled to the native resolution of the connected DisplayPort monitor. Customers can even connect both 2SI or Square Division inputs.

The converter lets you use third party calibration probes to accurately align connected displays for precise color. In addition to this, two on-screen scopes can be selected between WFM, Parade, Vector & Histogram.

SpectraCal C6, X-Rite i1 Display Pro or the Klein K10-A probes are supported and plug into the front of the converter.

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The back of the Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR

All Quad Link 12G-SDI inputs have outputs for looping to other equipment. Plus all HD, Ultra HD and 8K standards are supported allowing broadcast or film industry use.

In 720p customers get support for 50p, 59.94p up to 60p. In 1080i formats, they get 50i, 59.94i up to 60i. 1080p, 1080PsF as well as 2160p formats are supported from 23.98 to 60 fps. Customers even get support for 2K and 4K DCI film formats from 23.98p to 60p. 4320p 8K formats are supported at 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, up to 59.94.

With 2SI to Square Division conversion built in, an 8K source will be automatically converted for the monitor. Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR even handles both Level A or B 3G-SDI plus YUV and RGB SDI formats.

The video below is about the Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 8K HDR which offers similar features.

Pricing & Availability

The Teranex Mini SDI to DisplayPort 8K HDR will be available in Oct 2019 for US$1,295.

The Teranex Mini SDI to HDMI 8K also retails for US$1,295.

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