Grass Valley / Canopus ADVC-HDM1 Real-Time HD-SDI/HDV Format Conversion Unit

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Grass Valley / Canopus ADVC-HDM1 Real-Time HD-SDI/HDV Format Conversion Unit -

The Grass Valley / Canopus ADVC-HDM1 provides high-quality, bi-directional conversion between HD-SDI and HDV signals, complete with embedded audio. It's perfect for recording from HD-SDI sources to the Turbo intelligent digital disc recorder (iDDR) - or for use as a standalone converter without a computer. It can also encode HD MPEG-2 transport streams up to a full 1920x1080 resolution using one of eight different bit-rate settings that best suits your workflow.
The ADVC-HDM1 unit also lets you input external time-code information when encoding in HDV; control HD-SDI decks via HDV and vice versa with AV/C-RS-422 device control conversion; and use simple, two-button control for its encoding/decoding and time-code mode via the front panel. Convenient half-width, 19-inch rack, 1 RU form factor.

Support and Cushioning:

  • Compatible with Windows- and Mac OS-based NLE software applications that support HDV/HD-SDI
  • Supports HD video resolutions up to and including 1920x1080


  • Encode MPEG-2 transport streams with a choice of eight different bitrate settings, from 11Mbps to 40Mbps
  • Solid 8-inch, half-1U rack mount
  • Perfect for recording from HD-SDI sources to a Thomson Grass Valley Turbo iDDR
  • Simple, two-button control for encoding/decoding and timecode mode via the front panel
  • Control HD-SDI decks via HDV and vice versa, with AV/C-RS422 device control conversion
  • Converts HD-SDI to HDV with embedded audio
  • Input external timecode when encoding HDV
  • Can be used as a stand-alone bidirectional HD-SDI/HDV video converter without needing a computer
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Depth:241 mm (9.49 in.)
Device Control:AV/C over 1394 RS-422A (control) RS-422A (device) RS-232C (external control)
Digital Audio Input:HDV 2-channel HD-SDI 2-channel embedded audio (SMPTE 299M Ch1, Ch2 only)
Digital Audio Output:HDV 2-channel HD-SDI 2-channel embedded (SMPTE 299M stereo, 16 bit, 48 kHz, locked)
Digital Video:4-pin FireWire 6-pin FireWire
Display:Front-panel status Mode select
Height:44 mm (1.73 in.)
Maximum humidity:80% (no condensation)
Operating temperature:10 to 35°C
Power:Includes DC adapter (12V, 2A)
Reference:Input (BNC) Loop-through (BNC)
Storage temperature:-20 to 60°C
Time Code:LTC in (BNC) LTC out (BNC) DVITC in (decoded from HD-SDI input) DVITC out (encoded in HD-SDI output)
Warranty:Grass Valley / Canopus 1 year limited warranty
Width:215 mm (8.46 in.)

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