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Canopus HDSC1 HDSDI/SDI to YUV Converter - 847.00 ex vat 

HD-SDI/SD-SDI-to-Component Signal Conversion

SDI-to-Analog conversion for HD and SD broadcast video equip.

Display HD-SDI output to YUV/RGB component monitors

HDSC1 is an SDI-to-component signal converter that converts HD-SDI signals to HD component output or SD-SDI signals to SD component output. HDSC1 provides instant output of HD content to affordable HD component displays, such as HDTVs and RGB computer monitors, and SD content to component, S-Video and composite displays. HDSC1 also incorporates a sync generator for both HD (Tri-Level sync) and SD (Black Burst), making this unit an ideal tool for video editing studios. Optional rackmount kit available.


Key Features

  • Converts HD-SDI to HD component (YPbPr or RGB)
  • Converts SD-SDI to SD component (YPbPr or RGB), S-Video and composite
  • Converts HD/SD-SDI embedded audio to unbalanced analog audio
  • Sync Generator for SD (Black Burst) and HD (Tri-Level Sync)
  • Automatic signal detection of video input
  • Audio level meter display

Additional Features:
In addition to HD-SDI and SD-SDI conversion and audio level adjustment options, HDSC1 also offers several unique features, including Embedded audio support, conversion of SD-SDI to S-Video and composite, HD-SDI conversion to RGB for PC monitors that feature BNC inputs, and front panel displays for video format and audio level outputs. HDSC1 automatically detects the video format currently being output, and supports SDI signal pass-through.
HDSC1 is a solid 8-inch, half-1U rackmount unit, with outputs for YPbPr, RGB, S-Video and composite. The unbalanced RCA stereo output can be configured to output any pair of eight-channel embedded audio via the front control panel. An optional 19-inch rackmount kit is available to install the HDSC1 unit into a standard A/V rack.

HDSC1: Specifications

Package Contents:

  • HDSC1 unit
  • AC adapter
  • User manual

Technical Specifications:

Video Formats

  • 1920 x 1080 50i / 59.94i / 60i
  • 1280 x 720 59.94p / 60p


  • 720 x 525 (NTSC)
  • 720 x 625 (PAL)

Digital Video Input

  • 1 x BNC (HD/SD-SDI SMPTE 292M compliant)

Digital Video Output (pass-through)

  • 1 x BNC (HD/SD-SDI SMPTE 292M compliant)

Analog Video Output

  • 5 x component/RGB (BNC Y/G, Pb/B, Pr/R, H-Sync, Y-Sync*)
  • 1 x S-Video (4-pin miniDIN)
  • 1 x composite (BNC)
  • 1 x composite (RCA)

*Sync on green supported
Analog Audio Output

  • 2 x unbalanced stereo (RCA)
  • Output channel selectable (Ch1/2, Ch3/4, Ch5/6, Ch7/8, Mix)

Sync Generator Output Signal

  • Black Burst Sync: 525(NTSC), 625 (PAL)
  • Tri-Level Sync: 1080 - 50i/59.94i/60i, 720 - 59.94p/60p

USB Connector

  • 1 x USB (for firmware updates via a PC)


  • 10.8W (max)


  • Width 215mm
  • Height 44mm
  • Depth - 241mm

Service and Support:

  • 3-year limited warranty
  • Access to the Canopus Registered Users Web site at www.canopus.com when you register your product in an active Canopus User Account

ADVCHDM1 Options
The following option (sold separately) is available for your ADVCHDM1:

1U Rackmount Kit
The rackmount kit contains the necessary brackets for installing either an ADVCHDM1, ADVC1000 or ADVCHDSC1 unit into a standard 19-inch rack.

Note: Multiple ADVCHDM1, ADVC1000 and ADVCHDSC1 units cannot be mounted side-by-side. A seperate kit is required for each unit.
Package Contents

  • 1 x Long Bracket
  • 1 x Short Bracket
  • Screws
  • Installation Instructions

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