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HDMI to SDI micro to Roland V60HD issue

PostPosted: Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:35 am
by AccessAllAreasJapan
Hello all,

I purchased a HDMI to SDI micro converter to use with the clients V60HD.
Macbook pro to converter (HDMI) , converter (SDI) to switcher.
Basically I am not getting the right SDI output from the converter.
The Roland V60HD is indicating that that is unsupported.
I have updated the converter and used another same type converter to check if it was an issue with the unit, that one didn't work either, I did get it working with a Roland converter but I cannot use that one as it was a rental.

Am I wrong in saying that this converter does not have the right SMPT signature (License)(handshake?) or it is sending the wrong frequency to the switcher.
Any advise would be greatly appreciated.
1080p60 1920x480

Re: HDMI to SDI micro to Roland V60HD issue

PostPosted: Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:13 am
by Xtreemtec
Well try to change the resolution to broadcast standards. 60P is not a broadcast standard. 59,94 is ;)
Try to set a lower resolution like 1280x720. The roland has the ability to scale on all it's inputs. Just for a quick test too see if it gets any video trough.

Also try a different laptop like a windows machine.. There are a lot of issues lately with MAC HDMI output..

The roland converter you mention has a scaler inside. The micro is straight in straight out. So whatever you put in and is complaint with a broadcast resolution. Will come out as a SMPTE standard video.