12G SDI to Display Port

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Smash Ashby

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12G SDI to Display Port

PostFri Oct 27, 2017 7:46 am

Hello Brains trust.

Need to convert from 12G SDI DIRECTLY to Display port i.e. not via HDMI.

Trying to push from an Ultrastudio 3 to a Eizo 4k monitor at 4096:2160 @ 24p in 444 RGB.

Unfortunately, the Eizo can only do 444 on the display port input, it can do 422 on the HDMI, and it has no SDI inputs at all.

So, I need a way to cleanly convert from 12G SDI into display port.

Anyone got any ideas?
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Re: 12G SDI to Display Port

PostFri Oct 27, 2017 8:14 am

How about the Apantac Micro-4K-DP? This needs quad SDI inputs so you'd need to feed it from a Teranex SDI-Quad. Check the specs as I've not used any of this gear.

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Re: 12G SDI to Display Port

PostFri Oct 27, 2017 10:25 am

This is only solution on the market. You need to convert 12G into 4x 3G SDI and then use Apantec.
There are people on this forum using it successfully with Eizo.
There is no 12G SDI to DP 1.2 converter. 12G is poorly supported atm. Also DP is not well supported in "broadcast" products either.
The only box which may be able to convert 12G SDI to DP 1.2 is https://www.omnitek.tv/ultra?slider=0&g ... gL9gvD_BwE

but this is analyser and most likely costs small fortune.
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Re: 12G SDI to Display Port

PostMon Oct 30, 2017 5:35 pm

Andrew Kolakowski wrote:The only box which may be able to convert 12G SDI to DP 1.2 is https://www.omnitek.tv/ultra?slider=0&g ... gL9gvD_BwE

but this is analyser and most likely costs small fortune.

24K will buy you this converter analyser ;)

An Analog Way Vio-24 will also do the trick..
http://www.analogway.com/en/products/mu ... rs/vio-4k/

But i do think it would be cheaper to buy a 4K monitor that has the propper inputs..
Or maybe even better Why not install a video card that is capable of 4k. And skip the whole 12G sdi and just send your video output to the videocard straight into the monitor.. ;)
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Re: 12G SDI to Display Port

PostTue Oct 31, 2017 11:22 am

But i do think it would be cheaper to buy a 4K monitor that has the propper inputs..
Or maybe even better Why not install a video card that is capable of 4k. And skip the whole 12G sdi and just send your video output to the videocard straight into the monitor.. ;)


Why don't I buy a cheap monitor?
The EIZO IS cheaper than an X300 :-)
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Re: 12G SDI to Display Port

PostTue Oct 31, 2017 3:56 pm

Xtreemtec wrote:
Andrew Kolakowski wrote:The only box which may be able to convert 12G SDI to DP 1.2 is https://www.omnitek.tv/ultra?slider=0&g ... gL9gvD_BwE

but this is analyser and most likely costs small fortune.

24K will buy you this converter analyser ;)

An Analog Way Vio-24 will also do the trick..
http://www.analogway.com/en/products/mu ... rs/vio-4k/

But i do think it would be cheaper to buy a 4K monitor that has the propper inputs..
Or maybe even better Why not install a video card that is capable of 4k. And skip the whole 12G sdi and just send your video output to the videocard straight into the monitor.. ;)


Yep, seen it. I expect big K also :)

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