Grass Valley ADVC-1000US
Converter SD-SDI to DV Bi


The Grass Valley ADVC 1000 is a professional, high-quality bi-directional SDI/DV video converter designed for broadcast studio equipment.  Featuring front-side controls and an LCD display, analog video and unbalanced audio outputs for monitor preview, and a sold, half IU, 19-inch rackmount design. 

Key Features:

  • Connects broadbast video equipment to FireWire (IEEE 1394a)-equipped computers for video editing
  • Rackmount capable (rack mount brackets available separately)
  • Compatible with Windows and Macintosh operating system-based DV editing systems
  • Comptaible with leading editing and DVD authoring applications including Grass Valley EDIUS, Sony Vegas, Apple Final Cut Pro and iMovie, Avid Xpress DV, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Liquid, Ulead MediaStudio Prod, and Windows Movie Maker
  • No drivers or software application to install
  • NTSC and PAL comptaible


Digital Video:

  • 4-pin FireWare
  • 6-pin FireWire
  • SDI in (BNC)
  • SDI active-through (BNC)
  • 2 x SDI out (BNC)

Digital Audio Input:

  • SDI 4-channel embedded audio: SMPTE 272M-A, 20 bit, 48 kHz, locked
  • AES/EBU 4-channel (2 x BNC): 32-, 44.1-, 48 kHz, 24 bit; unlocked/locked
  • DV 2-channel: 32-, 44.1-, 48 kHz; 16 bit; unlocked/locked
  • DV 4-channel: 32 kHz, 12 bit, unlocked/locked

Digital Audio Output:

  • SDI 4-channel embedded audio: SMPTE 272M-A, 20 bit, 48 kHz, locked
  • AES/EBU 4-channel (2 x BNC): 48 kHz; 16-, 20-, 24 bit; locked (or AES input through)
  • DV 2-channel: 48 kHz, 16 bit, locked 

Analog Video Output: S-video, composite (RCA)

Time Code:

  • LTC in (BNC)
  • LTC out (BNC)
  • VITC in (decoded from SDI input)
  • VITC out (encoded in SDI output, line selection available)

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