Teranex Express is the world’s first real time SD, HD and Ultra HD broadcast standards converter! Featuring advanced patented algorithms, Teranex Express gives you the visually transparent, high-quality conversions that are mandated by major broadcasters and studios worldwide! You get an incredible 1089 SD, HD and Ultra HD up, down and standards conversions in full 10-bit quality! You also get amazing processing with high quality de-interlacing, noise reduction, automatic cadence detection, removal and correction even with edited content, adjustable scaling and aspect ratio conversion, all with full timecode and multi-channel audio conversion.
SDI Video Inputs:
1x BNC (IN A) – 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3G HD levels A and B, 6G and 12G Ultra HD auto switching.
1x BNC (IN B) – 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3G HD levels A and B, 6G and 12G Ultra HD auto switching. Usable as 2nd input or for dual link input for 4:2:2 3G or 6G Ultra HD
SDI Video Input Loops:
1x BNC (IN A Loop) – Reclocked, 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3G HD, 6G and 12G Ultra HD auto switching.
1x BNC (IN B Loop) – Reclocked, 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3G HD, 6G and 12G Ultra HD auto switching.
SDI Video Outputs:
1x BNC (OUT A) – 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3G HD levels A and B, 6G and 12G Ultra HD auto switching.
1x BNC (OUT B) – 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3G HD levels A and B, 6G and 12G Ultra HD auto switching. Usable as dual link output for 4:2:2 3G or 6G Ultra HD.
Quad SDI Video Outputs: 4x BNC (Channels A, B, C, D) - 10-bit 3G-SDI Quad Link or Quad HD Split for Ultra HD p50/59.94/60; 10-bit 1.5G-SDI Quad HD Split for Ultra HD p23/24/25/29/30. For other output formats, these connectors will supply four replicated SDI outputs.
HDMI Video Inputs: 1x HDMI 2.0 type A connector. YUV or RGB, auto switching.
HDMI Video Loop Inputs: 1x HDMI 2.0 type A connector. Active Input loop.
HDMI Video Outputs: 1x HDMI 2.0 type A connector. YUV or RGB, user selectable.
SDI Audio Inputs: 16 channels in SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K and Ultra HD.
SDI Audio Outputs: 16 channels in SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K and Ultra HD.
HDMI Audio Inputs: 8 channels in SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K and Ultra HD.
HDMI Audio Outputs: 8 channels in SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K and Ultra HD.
Optical Fiber Video Inputs: 1x 10bit SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K, Ultra HD auto switching.
Optical Fiber Video Outputs: 1x 10bit SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K, Ultra HD auto switching.
Optical Fiber Audio Inputs: 16 channels in SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K and Ultra HD.
Optical Fiber Audio Outputs: 16 channels in SD, HD, 3G HD, 2K and Ultra HD.
Analog Audio Inputs:
2x XLR - 2 channels professional balanced analog audio (XLRs are shared with AES/EBU inputs).
2x RCA - stereo unbalanced analog audio on RCA connectors for consumer equipment.
AES/EBU Digital Audio Inputs: 2x XLR - 2 pairs (4 channels) professional 110Ω balanced digital audio (XLRs are shared with analog inputs)
Dolby® Support Built In: Dolby® AC-3 pass through in all conversions. Dolby® E pass through except during video frame rate conversions.
Timecode Inputs: Support for VITC/ATC. No support for LTC.
Timecode Outputs: Support for VITC/ATC. No support for LTC.
Multi Rate Support: SDI connections are switchable between standard definition, high definition and Ultra HD. SDI switches between 270 Mb/s standard definition SDI, 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI and 2K SDI, 3G HD, 6G and 12G Ultra HD.
Reference Input: 1x BNC - Black Burst in SD or Tri-level sync in HD.
Reference Output 1x BNC - Internal reference generator providing blackburst or tri-level sync output at the current output frame rate.
Computer Interface: 1 x USB type C port for software updates. 1 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet for remote control and configuration.
Processor Interface: Illuminated pushbuttons, status LEDs and LCD with easy to use onscreen menus.
SDI Metadata Support: VITC/ATC support, SMPTE 12M. Video indexing support including WSS, RP186 and AFD, SMPTE 2016. Closed captioning support for conversions to and from 608 and 708, SMPTE 334M.
Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24-bit HD, 20‑bit SD.
Video Sampling: 4:2:2
Color Precision: 10-bit
Color Space: REC 601, REC 709
SDI Video Standards: 525 NTSC, 625 PAL, 720HD, 1080HD, 2K DCI and Ultra HD 3840 x 2160 switchable.
HDMI Color Precision: 4:2:2 10‑bit
Copy Protection: HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.
Aspect Ratio Conversion: Real time variable and fixed aspect ratio conversions.
Real Time Video Processing: Includes noise reduction, cadence detection with insertion/removal, scene cut detection, color correction and proc amp control
Low Latency Processing: Real time processing with 2 frame latency, available for select format conversions.
Format Conversion: Real time up conversion, down conversion , cross conversion and SD/HD/Ultra HD standards conversion.
Colorspace Conversion: Hardware based real time
Still Store: Capture a video frame into non-volatile memory from the current input signal or freeze frame buffer.
Freeze Frame: Temporarily freeze incoming live video.
Test Patterns: SMPTE 75% Bars; full field color bars 75%; convergence grid; multiburst ; black with selectable audio tones and selectable horizontal pattern motion.
Output Switching: Output may be switched between the input video, internal black, user still frame or a freeze frame from the input video. The transition rate between output choices has a range of 0 to 5 seconds. A transition forces a dissolve through black.
Software Control: Teranex Setup software control application included free of charge for changing settings via Windows 8.1, Windows 10 and Mac.
Internal Software Upgrade: Via USB type C using the included Teranex Setup application.
Mac 10.15 Catalina, Mac 11.1 Big Sur or later.
Windows 10, 64-bit.
Power Supply: 1 x built-in international AC power supply with IEC C14 inlet. IEC power cable required. 100-240V, 50‑60Hz
Typical Power Consumption: 42 watts
Operating Temperature: 0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Storage Temperature: -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity: 0% to 90% non‑condensing
SD card with software and manual
2 x Bumper guards with 4x M4 screws
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