Converters, Distribution & Scalers
Getting video in and out of a laptop or workstation computer is easier than you may think with our range of hardware converters from AJA, Blackmagic Design, Datavideo, Grass Valley and tvONE . An Advanced Digital Video Converter from Grass Valley can capture and output VHS, Hi8, S-Video, composite, and component video into a PC or MAC with FireWire, while Blackmagic Design’s Teranex or OpenGear and their extensive range Mini Converters offer unique professional connectivity without breaking the bank. With the expansion of UHD and 4K video production, professional users can now navigate the HDMI and SDI signal jungle with ease. Scan's massive range of converters includes low-latency digital to analogue, HDMI-SDI, SDI-DVI, Optical-SDI, DVI-VGA converters and much more.
With the introduction of newer IP video standards like SRT and NDI, transmitting video over IP (VoIP) is becoming an easy to install solution. By sending your content over existing networks you can route it anywhere easily without the need for expensive routing hardware. IP Video converters allow you to convert your video signal both to and from IP standards meaning that an IP video workflow can be implemented without needing to replace your existing hardware.
OpenGear converters are versatile and powerful signal processing tools designed to bridge the gap between different video and audio formats. With the OpenGear platform, allowing them to be easily inserted into OpenGear frames alongside other cards, such as routers, distribution amplifiers, and more. This modular approach streamlines installations and management, reducing both physical space requirements and cabling complexity for professionals working in broadcast, production and EV environments.