The ORCHID® OR-XDI is a portable battery-powered 3G-SDI to HDMI cross converter perfect for all multi-media environments. A cross converter that allows an HDMI video signal to be converted from HDMI to 3G-SDI. This is the perfect tool for any camera operator, director, or production video village.

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Portable Battery-Powered 3G-SDI to HDMI Cross Converter

Owner's Manual (PDF)
Portable Battery-Powered 3G-SDI to HDMI Cross Converter
Battery Adapter
Optional XLR Adapter
  • Battery operable 7.2V or 14.4V (includes one Marshall small battery plate of choice)
  • Choose between 1 x 3G-SDI Input or 1 x HDMI Input
  • Simultaneously outputs two 3G-SDI signals and one HDMI signal at the same time
  • HDMI-to-SDI / SDI-to-HDMI conversion including Audio
  • Automatic input port switching
  • Automatic video format detection
  • Built-in SD format interlacer for DSLR while recording (480p to 480i conversion)
  • Status LEDs indicate link speed and health
  • Consumes 50% less energy and operates twice as long as competing converters
  • 8-position piano switch (input port selection, power save)
  • Built-in Color Bar Test Pattern Generator
  • USB service port for future upgrades
  • Rugged metal alloy case
  • Dual size mounting holes (1/4-20)
  • EIA 12VDC External Power Jack
  • 4-pin XLR 12VDC Input available as an option
  • 3.91" W x 2.28" D x 1.38" H
  • Weighs only 7.6 ounces (without battery)

The ORCHID® OR-XDI is a rugged and portable battery-powered HDMI to 3G-SDI / 3G-SDI to HDMI cross converter. It allows an HDMI video signal to be converted from HDMI to 3G-SDI (with audio) to feed two other monitor sources on location. It can also be used to take the 3G-SDI output from production cameras to feed both the HDMI input of an external monitor while simultaneously feeding the 3G-SDI to other locations and equipment. The OR-XDI can be powered using a consumer-type 12V EIA power adapter, optional 4-pin XLR, or by using a wide variety of Marshall small battery mounts. This is the perfect tool for any director, camera operator, or production video village.

*Price includes small battery adapter.
XLR adapter is additional cost.

Battery Compatibility Optional Field Interchangeable Battery Adapters
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OR-XDI Conversion Diagram

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