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Model MSC-FC8BW

List Price: $3,740 USD

8 Channel 3G-SDI BNC to CWDM Fiber Converter (CWDM modules not included)

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Matrix Switch Corporation SDI CWDM fiber optic converters provide compact, flexible, and low cost solutions for transmitting multiple coax SDI signals over a single fiber. Utilizing different wavelengths these products can transmit up to 16 channels of 3G-SDI up to 20km.

The MSC-FC8BW converter provides 8 BNC inputs and one 8 channel CWDM fiber optic output, for transmitting up to 8 SDI signals over a single fiber. One MSC-SFPTX-W transmitter module is required per channel (sold separately and factory installed).

Also see the MSC-XF88BWS for a more advanced product offering BNC SDI to CWDM fiber optic conversion with a combined 8x8 router.

  • Re-clocks standard SDI rates 3G (2.97 Gbit/s), HD (1.485 Gbit/s), and SD (270 Mbit/s)
  • Auto bypass of non-standard SDI rates from 20 Mbit/s to 3 Gbit/s
  • Passes SDI embedded audio and ancillary data
  • Compact enclosure design with a depth of only 6 inches
  • Less than 0 pounds
  • External DC power supply
  • Complies with all relevant FCC, U/L, CE, and RoHS requirements
  • Backed by a full 2 year manufacturer parts and labor warranty
General
Inputs8
Outputs8
Size13" x 2.50" x 6"
USA List Price$3,740
Made inUSA
Operating Temp.0 - 70C
Storage Temp.-10 - 90C
MTBF50,000+ Hours
MTTR< 48 Hours
SDI Inputs
Connector TypeBNC
Data Rates19 Mbit/s through 3.0 Gbit/s
Input Return Loss> 15dB @ HD, > 12dB @ 3G
Input Impedance75 Ohms +/- 1%
Input Level800 mV P-P +/- 20%
Cable Equalization400m @ SD, 140m @ HD, 120m @ 3G (1694A coax)
SFP Outputs
Connector TypeSFP (MSA Standard Compatible)
Data Rates19 Mbit/s through 3.0 Gbit/s
Fiber Optic SFP Output Modules
ProductMSC-SFPTX-F (sold separately)
Connector TypeLC
Fiber TypeSingle Mode Fiber (SMF)
Wavelength1310nm (DFB laser)
Max Distance20km
Data Rates50 Mbit/s to 3 Gbit/s
StandardSFP MSA Compliant
Pathological SignalsSupports Pathological Signals for 3G/HD/SD-SDI
SMPTE StandardSMPTE 297-2006 Compatible
Digital DiagnosticsMSA DDM Compatible Interface
SDI Standards
SD Formats625i25 PAL and 525i29.97 NTSC
HD Formats720p23.98, 720p24, 720p25, 720p29.97, 720p30, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p24, 1080PsF24, 1080p25, 1080PsF25, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p30, 1080PsF30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
3G Formats1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
2K Formats2048 x 1556p23.98/24/25
ComplianceSMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 310M, SMPTE 425M-A, SMPTE 425M-B, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601
Video Sampling4:2:2 and 4:4:4
Audio Sampling24 bit @ 48 KHz
Color Precision4:2:2 and 4:4:4 10 bit
Color SpaceYUV or RGB
Metadata SupportAncillary data as defined by SMPTE 352M