AJA video systems has started shipping its new mini-converters called HA5-12G. The new range of converters will expand its 12G-SDI products for professional broadcast, production and proAV workflows.
The next generation of the mini-converter provides conversion of an HDMI 2.0 input to two 12G-SDI single link outputs. For reducing cable runs when transporting 4K/UltraHD over SDI, HA5-12G includes two 12G-SDI outputs. HA5-12G supports up to eight channels of audio from the HDMI source or via two-channel analog audio (RCA) inputs, with eight or two channels of digital embedded audio output on 12G-SDI.
HA5-12G supports Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) emulation, which ensures the connected source continuously outputs the desired video formats.
The fiber-equipped model a single channel transmitter capable of extending 4K HDMI signals over long distances, up to 10km over a single fiber link. HA5-12G-T, available for $995, ships with a 12G Fiber SFP installed and includes all functionality of the HA5-12G, which is available for $795. Both the models are now available through AJA’s worldwide reseller network.