Kramer Introduces the SP -12HD Format Converter with ProcAmp Controls and Built -in Time Base Corrector

Broadcast Quality Processor for Analog and SD/HD-SDI Signals

Kramer Electronics introduces the SP -12HD broadcast quality format converter with ProcAmp controls and built -in time base corrector for composite video, s -Video (Y/C), component video (YUV, Y//R -Y/B -Y), SDI and HD -SDI video signals. The SP -12HD is ideal for video broadcasting applications, editing studios, post -production use, and presentation applications, which require multi -standard/multi -format sources. It is a unique universal single -box solution for many video processing needs.


With the SP -12HD, standard definition composite video, s -Video and component video signals can be converted to SDI signals and vice versa. High definition component video signals can be converted to HD -SDI and vice versa. The SP -12HD utilizes full 10 -bit processing for highest possible video quality. The unique "split -screen" function allows the operator to preview the results of ProcAmp adjustments that include video gain, sharpness, brightness, contrast, hue and color. The built -in TBC employs a 5 -line super -adaptive 2D comb filter for CVBS decoding to produce superior processing results.

The SP -12HD includes four inputs: one composite video input on a BNC connector, one s Video input on a 4 -pin connector, one component video input on a set of three BNC connectors, and one SDI/HD -SDI input on a BNC connector.

The SP -12HD includes five outputs: one composite video output on a BNC connector, one s -Video output on a 4 -pin connector, one component video output on three BNC connectors, and two SDI/HD -SDI outputs on BNC connectors.

The unit automatically identifies the video standard of the selected input and can convert between composite video, s -Video, component video or SDI based PAL -B, PAL -M, PAL -N, NTSC -3.58, NTSC -4.43, SECAM, 480i/60, 480p/60, 576i/50 and 576p/50 standard definition signals and between component or HD -SDI based 720p/50, 720p/60, 1080p/24, 1080p/25, 1080p/30, 1080i/50, 1080i/60, 1080psf/24, 1080psf/25 and 1080psf/30 high definition signals.

The ProcAmp features video gain, brightness, contrast, color, hue and sharpness (independent H and V) control, with a full range of color control features in both the YUV and RGB color spaces. The ProcAmp screen splitter provides simultaneous display of original video and processed video side -by -side on a single screen as either composite video (for standard definition signals) or component video (for standard or high -definition signals).

The Time Base Corrector in the SP -12HD employs a 5 -line super -adaptive 2D comb filter for CVBS decoding, and uses individual H and V chroma -luma delay for the best possible processing results.

The SP -12HD includes 16 non -volatile memory setups, as well the ability to save the setups when power is turned off. The digital video processor operates at full 10 -bit digital processing throughout, for the highest possible video quality.

The SP -12HD can be controlled using the front panel buttons in conjunction with the 7 -segment display as well as remotely, by RS -232 serial commands transmitted by a touch screen system, PC, or other serial controller. The unit is housed in a standard 19" 1U rack mount size, with rack "ears" included.

The SP -12HD sells is currently in stock and available from Kramer Electronics sales companies around the world.

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