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Matrox MC-100 SDI-to-HDMI Mini Converter Now Shipping

31st Dec 2011

One Unit Lets Users Monitor, Distribute, Switch, Multiplex, and Converge Video Signals


Matrox Video Products Group today announced that Matrox MC-100, a dual SDI-to-HDMI mini converter that supports a wide range of display resolutions through 3G, Dual Link, HD, and SD-SDI, is now available from Matrox dealers worldwide. Priced at $495 US, this single portable unit can be used as an HD-SDI switcher, a distribution amplifier, a multiplexer, and a 3D processing unit, making it the most versatile mini converter on the market.

“We launched MC-100 to great acclaim at IBC in September, even garnering a TV Technology Europe STAR Award,” said Charles Amyot, product manager at Matrox. “Now, rather than purchasing different devices to perform different tasks, broadcast engineers and A/V professionals have a single, affordable, easy-to-use device that meets their diverse needs when it comes to managing SDI signals within their environments — for monitoring, distributing, switching, multiplexing, and converging 3D. Matrox MC-100 should be in every video professional’s toolbox.”

Key features of Matrox MC-100

  • Two SDI inputs and two SDI outputs for 3G, Dual Link, HD, and SD
  • HDMI output for monitoring
  • On-screen display controlled by easily accessible hardware buttons for straightforward configuration on HDMI and/or SDI monitors
  • Multiformat SDI signal distribution
  • SDI signal amplification — 300 meters in SD, 100 meters in HD, 70 meters in 3G
  • Glitch-free switching between two HD-SDI feeds
  • Loss-of-signal switching in case of invalid or lost input signal
  • Multiplexing of two HD-SDI video signals into a single 3G-SDI feed
  • Realtime 3D processing including Horizontal Image Translation (HIT) and vertical offset adjustments
  • Industry-standard 3D analysis modes — anaglyph, difference, 50/50
  • Comprehensive 3D output format support — side-by-side, over/under, frame packing (HDMI 1.4a)
  • Video time-base corrector and frame synchronizer for 3D workflows
  • 16 channels of embedded audio on SDI
  • Eight channels of embedded audio on HDMI, selectable between the first and second set of four pairs
  • Synchronization of both SDI inputs
  • Convenient programmable dip switches for user-defined presets
  • Power cord with locking connector
  • Three-year hardware warranty and complimentary telephone support

Price and availability

Priced at $495 US not including local taxes and delivery, Matrox MC-100 is now available from and, Matrox Authorized dealers.