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4K to HD down-conversion Mini-Converter

Product Code: AJA-4K2HD

Brand
AJA
$1,260.00 inc GST
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5 Year
Technical Specifications
Brands AJA
Input/output type HD-SDI
Input/output type HDMI
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4K2HD

4K/UltraHD to HD-SDI and HDMI Down-converter

AJA’s 4K2HD down-converts professional SDI 4K/UltraHD signals to HD resolution using AJA’s high-quality scaling for cost-effective monitoring and conversion. 4K2HD’s HD-SDI and HDMI outputs are both live all the time, producing fantastic-looking HD images for on set monitoring or direct-to-air broadcast. 4K2HD outputs SDI and HDMI simultaneously. 4K2HD supports high frame rate (HFR) 4K inputs at 50 and 60fps and gets converted to HD outputs at 50 and 60fps for accurate viewing. 4K2HD’s configuration options can extract an HD resolution image from the 4K input to provide a one-to-one pixel image for 4K focus checks on HD displays. Configuration can be set remotely via AJA MiniConfig software control over USB.

Features
  • 4K (4096x2160) and UltraHD (3840x2160) support
  • Downconversion for supporting 4K on HD-SDI and HDMI devices
  • Simultaneous HD-SDI and HDMI output
  • Aspect ratio conversion from full 4K to HD
  • Supports 4K/UltraHD 50/60fps high-framerate input formats
  • Configurable via AJA MiniConfig software for Mac and PC
  • Uses 5-20VDC power (DWP-U-R1 universal power supply included)
  • five year warranty


Real time downconversion

4K2HD uses real time processing and AJA’s high-quality scaling algorithms to downconvert professional 4K or UltraHD signals using 4 × SDI connections to HD resolution, producing fantastic-looking HD images for on set monitoring or direct-to-air broadcast.
Simultaneous HD-SDI and HDMI outputs

4K2HD’s HD-SDI and HDMI outputs are live all the time, allowing use of both professional SDI monitors as well as low-cost HDMI monitors simultaneously. No matter what monitors you have on hand, 4K2HD can use them for on the spot 4K viewing.
High frame rate support

Many 4K productions are opting for higher frame rates of 50 and 60fps. 4K2HD supports high frame rate (HFR) 4K inputs and converts the HD output to a matching frame rate for accurate viewing so what you shoot is what you see.
Center-cut extraction

4K2HD can be configured to extract an HD resolution center cut from the 4K input. This provides a one-to-one pixel image that can be used to check focus on 4K shoots without the need for a full 4K monitor.
USB and Mini-Config Support

AJA’s 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 five 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.

Tech Specs

Video Formats
  • (4K) 4096 x 2160p
  • (4K) 4096 x 2160PsF
  • (UltraHD) 3840 x 2160p
  • (Ultra HD) 3840 x 2160PsF
  • (2K) 2048 x 1080p
  • (2K) 2048 x 1080PsF
  • (HD) 1920 x 1080p
  • (HD) 1920 x 1080PsF
  • (HD) 1920 x 1080i
  • (HD) 1280 x 720p
  • (SD) 720 x 576i
  • (SD) 720 x 480i
Video Input Digital
  • 4x 3G-SDI BNC, SMPTE-259/292/372/424
  • YCbCr 4:2:2/4:4:4
  • RGB 4:4:4, SMPTE or Full level
  • 8 or 10-bit
  • Two Sample Interleave (2SI) or Square Division (Quadrant) source mapping
  • 4x 3 Gb SDI (Level A or B-Dual Link)
    • (4K) 4096 x 2160p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
    • (4K) 4096 x 2160PsF* 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (UltraHD) 3840 x 2160p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
    • (Ultra HD) 3840 x 2160PsF* 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
  • 4x 1.5 Gb SDI
    • (4K) 4096 x 2160p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (4K) 4096 x 2160PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (UltraHD) 3840 x 2160p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (UltraHD) 3840 x 2160PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
  • 2x 3 Gb SDI (Level B-Dual Stream)
    • (4K) 4096 x 2160p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (4K) 4096 x 2160PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (UltraHD) 3840 x 2160p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (UltraHD) 3840 x 2160PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
  • 1x 3 Gb SDI (Level A or B-Dual Link)
    • (2K) 2048 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
    • (2K) 2048 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080i 50, 59.94, 60
    • (HD) 1280 x 720p** 50, 59.94, 60
  • 2x 1.5 Gb SDI
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080p 50, 59.94, 60
  • 1x 1.5 Gb SDI
    • (2K) 2048 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (2K) 2048 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080i 50, 59.94, 60
    • (HD) 1280 x 720p 50, 59.94, 60
  • 1x 270 Mb SDI
    • (SD) 625i 50
    • (SD) 525i 59.94

*PsF is Level B-Dual Link
**1280 x 720p is Level A Only

Video Output Digital
  • 1x 3G-SDI BNC, SMPTE-259/292/372/424
  • Color space and sampling match input signal
  • 1x 3 Gb SDI (Level A or B-Dual Link)
    • (2K) 2048 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
    • (2K) 2048 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080i 50, 59.94, 60
    • (HD) 1280 x 720p* 50, 59.94, 60
  • 1x 1.5 Gb SDI
    • (2K) 2048 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (2K) 2048 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080i 50, 59.94, 60
    • (HD) 1280 x 720p 50, 59.94, 60
  • 1x 270 Mb SDI
    • (SD) 625i 50
    • (SD) 525i 59.94
  • 1x HDMI Type A connector, HDMI v1.4
  • YCbCr 4:2:2/4:4:4
  • RGB 4:4:4, SMPTE or Full level
  • 8 or 10-bit (4:4:4 limited to 8 bit)
  • (2K) 2048 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
  • (HD) 1920 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
  • (HD) 1920 x 1080i 50, 59.94, 60
  • (HD) 1280 x 720p 50, 59.94, 60
  • (SD) 720 x 576i 50
  • (SD) 720 x 480i 59.94

*1280 x 720p is Level A Only

Audio Input Digital
  • SDI embedded audio, 24-bit, 8-Channel
Audio Output Digital
  • SDI embedded audio, 24-bit, 8-Channel
  • HDMI embedded audio, 24-bit, 8-Channel
User Interface
  • USB port used with supplied cable and Mini-Config software application to configure device via Mac or Windows
Size (w x d x h)
  • 5.76” x 4.02” x 0.90” (146.31 × 102.11 × 22.86 mm)
Weight
  • 0.6 lb (0.3 kg)
Power
  • 5-20VDC regulated, 11 watts, power supply required, included with purchase
  • AC Adapter: 100-240VAC, 50/60 Hz, universal input power
Environment
  • Safe 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% noncondensing
  • Operating Altitude: <3,000 meters (<10,000 feet)

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Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.

All items purchased from Amber Technology will be covered under warranty. The duration and terms of this warranty are specified by the manufacturer unless otherwise stated. Warranty information is available on the individual product listings on this site.

Refurbished items will include a 12 month warranty unless otherwise stated.

Please contact us if you have received an item which has been damaged in transit or is otherwise not working correctly when you receive it. Subject to availability, we will arrange for a replacement item to be despatched and for the faulty item to be returned to us. 

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If refurbished stock is available, this will be shown on the summary page for the product. If a product listing only allows you to choose refurbished stock, we are not holding new stock and we can no longer obtain new stock.

Refurbished items are always in perfect working order and will include all accessories. Refurbished items are may

  • have a damaged carton
  • have been used for demonstrations
  • have been repaired
  • have minor imperfections that do not impact performance.

Refurbished items include a 12-Month warranty unless otherwise stated.

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Returns

Please contact us if you have received an item which has been damaged in transit or is otherwise not working correctly when you receive it. Subject to availability, we will arrange for a replacement item to be despatched and for the faulty item to be returned to us.