R8 966.14
(R10 311.06 incl VAT)
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The Pro Convert SDI TX 1-Channel NDI Encoder from Magewell allows you to convert an SDI signal with embedded audio to an NDI stream.


The Pro Convert SDI TX 1-Channel NDI Encoder from Magewell allows you to convert an SDI signal with embedded audio to an NDI stream. It supports resolutions up to 2048 x 1080 at 60p on both input and NDI output. The device can be powered via an included power adapter or over PoE using the NDI port. It features a 1/4"-20 thread for camera mounting and can be used in the studio or in the field thanks to a compact and robust design. There's also a PTZ+tally shared mini-DIN port for connecting tally lights or setting up NDI-based PTZ camera control. A tally light accessory comes included.


Key Features

  • Convert SDI Signal to NDI Stream
  • Embedded Audio Supported
  • Up to 2048 x 1200 at 60p Input/Output
  • Power Adapter + PoE



A companion Web UI allows assigning the device name, source name, and other settings. The encoder also has an on-board SD card slot but it is not functional at the time of this writing. Any future firmware updates will also be accessible via the Web UI.

The Pro Convert SDI TX Encoder additionally features an integrated cable equalizer that allows for SDI cables lengths up to 590'.


SDI Specific Features

  • Integrated cable equalizer allows SDI cable lengths up to 590'
  • Support for SD/HD/3Ga/3Gb/3Gb-DL/3Gb-DS (SMPTE 2081) standards
  • RGB 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2 color sampling
  • 8-/10-/12-bit color depth
  • Support for extraction of SMPTE 352 payload identifier
  • Supports 16-input (mono) and 16-output audio channels
  • Allows extraction of audio formation information and channel status data
  • YCbCr 4:2:2 10-bit 1080p 50/59.94/60: captured as 1080i 50/59.94/60
  • YCbCr 4:4:4 10-bit: captured as 4:2:2
  • RGB 4:4:4: R/B sub-sampled


NDI Output Format

  • 4:2:2 8-bit output
  • Up to 2048 x 1080 at 60 fps
  • Support for NDI 3.x


Supported Web Browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox version 61 and above
  • Google Chrome version 49 and above
  • Apple Safari 11.1 and above
  • Opera 55.0.2994.44 and above


Supported Software

  • OBS
  • XSplit
  • vMix
  • VidBlasterX
  • Wirecast
  • streamstar SW
  • mimoLive
  • Any other NewTek NDI-enabled encoding or streaming software


Video Processing Features

  • Video brightness, contrast, saturation, and hue adjustment
  • Video de-interlacing: top field only; bottom field only
  • Auto or manual selection of output aspect ratio
  • Auto or manual selection of input color format and quantization range
  • Auto or manual selection of output color format, quantization range, and saturation range
  • Support for RGB, YUV BT.601, YUV BT.709, and YUV BT.2020 input color formats
  • Support for YUV BT.601, YUV BT.709, and YUV BT.2020 output color formats
  • Support for limited or full quantization range
  • Support for limited, full, and extended gamut saturation range
  • Video frame rate conversion
  • Video mirror flip


NDI Source Name

  • Set the device name and source name shown in the system using Web UI
  • Set board-index, from 0 to F, through an on-board rotary switch


Video Input Connectors

1 x BNC (3G-SDI / HD-SDI / SD-SDI / HDMI 1.4)

Input Video Format

SDI (8/10/12-Bit 4:4:4/4:2:2 RGB, YCC)
DCI 2K: 60 fps


Video Output Connectors

1 x RJ45 (NDI)

Output Video Format

RJ45 (8-Bit 4:2:2)
DCI 2K: 60 fps

Embedded Audio Output



Other I/O

1 x 8-Pin Mini-DIN PTZ, Tally (Shared)


Power Connector

1 x USB Type-B Input

PoE Support

PoE 802.3af

Power Consumption

Device: 6 W


Operating Temperature

32 to 113°F / 0 to 45°C

Storage Temperature

-4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C



3.98 x 2.36 x 0.91" / 10.1 x 6 x 2.3 cm


  • Magewell Pro Convert SDI TX 1-Channel NDI Encoder
  • 5V, 2.1A Power Adapter
  • USB Type A to Type B Cable
  • Mini-DIN8 to DIN8 + DB9 Cable
  • Tally Light
  • L Bracket
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
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