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HDMI to 3G-SDI x2 Converter

Product Code: AO-CV160

$139.00 inc GST
RRP $259.00
Limited Stock
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Technical Specifications
Brands Avonic
Input/output type 3G-SDI
Input/output type HDMI
Product type Scalers and Converters
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The Avonic AO-CV160 HDMI to 3G SDI converts any HDMI signal up to 1080p 60fps to a dual 3G-SDI output. This means that it is a converter and splitter in one, making it extremely cost-effective. The converter does not apply any compression to the incoming signal, the output is completely lossless.

Its small form factor makes it easy to install.

  • Inputs: HDMI
  • Outputs: 2x 3G-SDI
  • Support HDMI timing: 480i, 576i, 720p50/60, 1080p 24/25/30, 1080i 50/60, 1080p 50/60
  • Operate at 2.970Gbps, 2.970/1.001Gbps, 1.485Gbps, 1.485/1.001Gbps and 270Mbps
  • Simultaneous display HDMI source on two SDI displays
  • Integrated audio embed up to 8CH PCM 48kHz for HDMI
  • Auto video mode detection (3G/SD/HD)
  • Connect with other units (SDI to HDMI) to extend the signal over long distance
  • Signal transmission distance up to 300m for SD signals, 200m for HD signals and 100m for
  • 3G signals


  • Input: 1x HDMI
  • HDMI Input Formats: HDMI 1.4
  • Output: 2x BNC SDI/HD SDI/3G SDI
  • Output Formats: SMTPE Standard 425M Level A,B 424M, 292M, 259M Level C
  • Frame Rate: Max 60 fps
  • Audio: LPCM 48 kHz
  • Video Resolution: 480i, 576i, 720p(50/59.94/60) 1080i(50/59.94/60) 1080p(23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60)
  • Transmission Rate: 2.970 Gbps
  • Cable Length: 3G up to 100m HD up to 200m SD up to 300m
General specifications
  • Input voltage: 5V DC/2A
  • Power consumption: 2.5W
  • Power supply: 5V1A
  • Power connector: EIAJ-3 - Philmore 275 plug
  • Operating temperature: 0°C ~ 40°C
  • Storage temperature: -20°C ~ 60°C
  • Operating humidity: 20 - 90% RH (no condensation)
  • Colour: Black
  • Dimensions product: 9.5 x 6.0 x 2.5 cm
  • Weight product: 260 gr
  • Dimensions box: 22 x 15 x 6 cm
  • Weight box: 0.500 kg
  • Included: AV-CV150, PSU 5V2A

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