Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter
Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter

Connect cameras to live switchers up to 2 km away with video, talkback, control and power, all over a single cable!
Product Highlights
  • For URSA Broadcast
  • Full Studio Connectivity
  • SMPTE Fiber Interface
  • 12G-SDI Output
  • 3 x 3G-SDI Return Feeds
  • 5-Pin XLR Talkback Headset Connections
  • Camera Controls Moved to Camera Rear

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

The Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter lets you extend and power your URSA Broadcast from up to 2 km away using industry standard SMPTE fiber cables. It also includes common live camera controls with multiple channels of talkback and standard television industry talkback headset connections. The Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter features 1 Ultra HD camera feed, plus 3 HD return feeds in a compact IP video based design!

Full Size Professional Connections
  • USB-C Connector
    The USB-C port allows you to update internal software.
  • 12G-SDI In/Out
    Connect the 12G SDI Out from your camera into the 12G SDI In on the Camera Fiber Converter or 12G SDI Out of the converter into the 12G SDI In on the camera.
  • Headsets
    Two female 5 pin XLR connectors allow you to plug in two headsets.
  • Tracker
    10 pin hirose connector, which sends out an additional intercom output and red and green tally output.
  • SDI Out
    Three SDI outputs allow you to output the three return feeds coming from the switcher to other equipment via 3G SDI.
  • SMPTE Hybrid Fiber Optic Connector
    Use the Blackmagic Camera Fiber Converter’s male connector to plug in the female end of a SMPTE Fiber cable.
  • XLR Audio Inputs
    Plug in external analog audio from professional equipment such as microphones and audio mixers.
  • Molex ConnetorPlug the molex connector into the molex socket to power your camera from the converter.
  • D Tap Connector
    +12V Out to power accessories like an external monitor, up to +11.9V to 14V DC at 2 amps.
  • PTZ
    The 9 pin PTZ connector allows you to connect to a PTZ motorized head.

Price: AED 11,758*
*Prices are excluding VAT

Optical Fiber Input 1x SMPTE Hybrid Fiber Optic with SMPTE 304 connector (Male).
SDI Video Input 1x 12G SDI for Camera feed.
SDI Video Output 1x 12G SDI for Camera return feed, 3x 3G SDI for Return SDI Outputs.
Talkback Audio 2x 5-pin XLR for headset with three way audio mixer per output, 1x Tracker output.
Analog Audio 2x 3-pin XLR Inputs for AES, Line or Mic input. Phantom Power available.
Computer Interface 1x USB-C connector.
HD Video Standards 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
Ultra HD Video Standards 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p60
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, 296M, 372M, 424M Level B, 425M.
Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48Khz, 24 bit A/D conversion.
Video Sampling 4:2:2
Color Precision 10-bit
Color Space REC 709, REC 2020.
Multiple Rate Support SDI switches between HD, 3G-SDI, 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI.
Operating Systems
Mac Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,
macOS 10.12 Sierra or later.
Windows Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
Physical Specifications
Width 138 mm
Height 191 mm
Depth 140 mm
Weight 2.2 kg
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature 0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Storage Temperature -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity 0% to 90% non-condensing

Price: AED 11,758*
*Prices are excluding VAT

  • Place Cameras Anywhere
    Get cameras much closer to the action
  • SMPTE Fiber for Industrial Strength and Safety
    Built in multi layer fail safe instantly cuts power to eliminate danger
  • Add Studio Camera Controls
    Transform broadcast cameras into dedicated studio cameras.
  • 10G Ethernet for IP VideoSuper fast, low latency ethernet link for video, audio and control.
  • Dual Channel Talkback
    Two dual channel talkback intercoms with backup
  • Designed for High End Broadcast
    Durable metal design, high end components and professional connections