Datavideo DAC-70
SD/HD/3G-SDI Up/Down Cross Converter


The Datavideo DAC-70 is an up/down cross-converter that converts between SD, HD, and 3G formats. It accepts VGA, SDI, and HDMI video inputs. It automatically converts to the selected output format, even when the video input changes. The DAC-70 is compatible with 3GB/s SDI, and the converter includes a built-in mini-USB connection for updating to support future video formats.

Datavideo DAC-70 Includes:

  • DAC-70 Unit
  • Instruction Manual
  • Power Supply and Cord (12V / 1.0A)

Datavideo DAC-70 Features:

  • Cross-Conversion: DAC-70 can up-convert and down-convert between many 3G, HD, and SD video formats
  • 10-bit: DAC-70 supports 10-bit processing with high-quality video filtering
  • Low SDI Jitter: DAC-70 is built with high-quality standards for low SDI jitter with long SDI cable lengths
  • Multi-Channel Audio: Multi-channel audio is supported (Up to 8 Channels embedded)
  • Firmware Upgradable: The firmware is upgradable via the DAC-70's mini-USB port
  • RMK-2 Compatible: DAC-70 is compatible with the RMK-2 holder, for holding multiple converters and distribution amplifiers in a 2RU space
  • MB-4 and MB-5 Compatible: This DAC is compatible with the MB-4 battery adapter, allowing it to function with a battery instead of the supplied power adapter and cable. It is also compatible with the MB-5 velcro strap adapter, which helps keep the DAC out of the way, preventing accidental tripping

Datavideo DAC-70 Specifications:

  • Supported Input Formats
    • 3G-SDI: 1080p (50/59.94/60)
    • HD-SDI: 1080p (23.98/24/25/29.97/30)
    • HD-SDI: 1080i (50/59.94/60)
    • HD-SDI: 720p (50/59.94/60)
    • SD-SDI: 525i, 625i
    • HDMI: 1080p (23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60)
    • HDMI: 1080i (50/59.94/60)
    • HDMI: 720p (50/59.94/60)
    • HDMI: 480p, 576p
    • HDMI: 800×600 @ 60Hz, 1024×768 @ 60Hz,1280×1024 @ 60Hz 1366×768 @ 60Hz, 1400×1050 @ 60Hz, 1600×1200 @ 60Hz
    • VGA: 800×600 @ 60Hz, 1024×768 @ 60Hz,1280×1024 @ 60Hz, 1366×768 @ 60Hz, 1400×1050 @ 60Hz, 1600×1200 @ 60Hz
    • *Note: HDMI supports YUV / RGB colorspace
  • Supported Output Formats
    • SDI/HDMI: 1080p (23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60)
    • SDI/HDMI: 1080i (50/59.94/60)
    • SDI/HDMI: 720p (50/59.94/60)
    • SDI/HDMI: 525i, 625i
  • Audio Support
    • Input- Analog Audio L/R: Stereo
    • Input- SDI embedded audio up to 8CH, 48KHz, PCM audio
    • Input- HDMI embedded audio up to 8CH, 44.1/48/96KHz, PCM audio
    • Output- SDI/HDMI embedded audio up to 8CH, 48KHz, PCM audio
  • Inputs
    • 1x VGA
    • 1x HDMI
    • 1x 3G/HD/SD-SDI
    • 1x Analog Audio Left/Right Pair
  • Outputs
    • 2x 3G/HD/SD-SDI
    • 1x HDMI
    • 1x 3G/HD/SD-SDI Loop-Through

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