Teranex Express

Teranex Express

Blackmagic Design
Product Highlights
  • Real-Time Up/Down Broadcast Converter
  • 12G-SDI and Dual Link 6G-SDI In/Out
  • SD/HD/3G-SDI Compatible
  • SD, HD, and Ultra HD (3840x2160) Support
  • Adjustable Scaling
  • Aspect Ratio Conversion
  • Timecode and Subtitle Support
  • Genlock Reference Input
  • Optional Optical Fiber Output Module
  • Built-In, International Power Supply

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

The ultimate 12G-SDI real time up, down, cross and standards converter with 1089 conversions, embedded audio, closed captions, timecode and more!

Teranex Express is the world’s first real time SD, HD and Ultra HD broadcast standards converter! Featuring advanced patented algorithms, Teranex Express gives you the visually transparent, high-quality conversions that are mandated by major broadcasters and studios worldwide! You get an incredible 1089 SD, HD and Ultra HD up, down and standards conversions in full 10-bit quality! You also get amazing processing with high quality de-interlacing, noise reduction, automatic cadence detection, removal and correction even with edited content, adjustable scaling and aspect ratio conversion, all with full timecode and multi-channel audio conversion.

Price: AED 5,553*
*Prices are excluding VAT

Connections
SDI Video Input 1x BNC (IN A) – 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3G HD levels A and B, 6G and 12G Ultra HD auto switching.
1x BNC (IN B) – 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3G HD and 6G Ultra HD auto switching. Usable as dual link input for 4:2:2 3G or 6G UHD.
SDI Video Input Loops 1x BNC (IN A Loop) – Reclocked, 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3G HD, 6G and 12G Ultra HD auto switching.
1x BNC (IN B Loop) – Reclocked, 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3 Gb/s HD, 6G Ultra HD auto switching.
SDI Video Outputs 1x BNC (OUT A) – 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3G HD levels A and B, 6G and 12G Ultra HD auto switching.
1x BNC (OUT B) – 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3G HD levels A and B and 6G Ultra HD auto switching. Usable as dual link output for 4:2:2 3G or 6G Ultra HD.
Quad SDI Video Outputs SMPTE 435-1 - Quad HD Split (square division method) only. Utilizes SDI Out A for quadrant A, SDI Out B for quadrant B; reconfigures SDI In A Loop for quadrant C, SDI In B Loop for quadrant D.
Optical Fiber Video Inputs 1x 10bit SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K, Ultra HD auto switching.
Optical Fiber Video Outputs 1x 10bit SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K, Ultra HD auto switching. Not available while operating in Dual Link or Quad Link output modes.
SDI Audio Inputs 16 channels in SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K and Ultra HD.
SDI Audio Output 16 channels in SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K and Ultra HD.
Optical Fiber Connection (optional) 1x SMPTE optical fiber SFP socket.
Optical Fiber Audio Inputs 16 channels in SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K and Ultra HD.
Optical Fiber Audio Outputs 16 channels in SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K and Ultra HD.
Dolby® Support Built-In Dolby® AC-3 pass through in all conversions. Dolby® E pass through except during video frame rate conversions.
Timecode Inputs Support for VITC/ATC. No support for LTC.
Timecode Outputs Support for VITC/ATC. No support for LTC.
Multi Rate Support SDI connections are switchable between standard definition, high definition and UltraHD. SDI switches between 270 Mb/s standard definition SDI, 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI and 2K SDI, 3G HD, 6G and 12G Ultra HD.
Reference Input 1x BNC - Black Burst or Tri-level sync
Computer Interface 1x USB 2.0 mini B port for software updates.
1x RJ45 10/100 Ethernet for remote control and configuration.
Processor Interface Illuminated pushbuttons, status LEDs and LCD with easy to use onscreen menus.
Standards
SD Video Standards 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
1.5G-SDI HD Video Standards 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30,
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
3G-SDI HD Video Standards 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60 levels A and B
2K Video Standards 2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p
2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF
Ultra HD Format Support 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M
SDI Metadata Support VITC/ATC support, SMPTE 12M. Video indexing support including WSS, RP186 and AFD, SMPTE 2016. Closed captioning support for conversions to and from 608 and 708, SMPTE 334M.
Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24-bit HD, 20-bit SD.
Video Sampling 4:2:2 SDI
Color Precision 10-bit
Color Space REC 601, REC 709
SDI Format Support 525 NTSC, 625 PAL, 720HD, 1080HD, 2K 2048 x 1080 and Ultra HD 3840 x 2160 switchable.
Processing
Aspect Ratio Conversion Real time variable and fixed aspect ratio conversions.
Real Time Video Processing Includes noise reduction, cadence detection with insertion/removal, scene cut detection, color correction and proc amp control
Format Conversion Real time up conversion, down conversion, cross conversion and SD/HD/UHD standards conversion.
Colorspace Conversion Hardware based real time
Test Patterns SMPTE 75% Bars; full field color bars 75%; convergence grid; multiburst ; black.
Software
Software Control Teranex Setup software control application included free of charge for changing settings via Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Mac.
Internal Software Upgrade Via USB Type-B 2.0 using the included Teranex Setup application
Physical Specifications
Width 19 in
Height 1.75 in
Depth 4.9 in
Weight 3.2 lb
Physical Installation
Physical Installation 1 rack unit size. Less than 5 inches deep.
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature 5° to 50° C (41° to 122° F)
Storage Temperature -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity 0% to 90% non-condensing


Price: AED 5,553*
*Prices are excluding VAT

Operating Systems
  • Mac 10.11 El Capitan,
    Mac 10.12 Sierra or later.
  • Windows 8.1 or Windows 10

Power Requirements
  • Power Supply
    1 x built-in international AC power supply with IEC C14 inlet. IEC power cable required. 100-240V, 50-60Hz
  • Typical Power Consumption
    42 watts