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Decimator Design’s 4K Cross Converter Now Shipping

Decimator Design’s 12G-CROSS allows either of the HDMI or SDI outputs to be simultaneously sourced from either the HDMI or SDI input or the new 4K scaling engine.


Decimator Design has now started shipping the 12G-CROSS, including new unannounced features.

NEW: Support added for conversion of 294 VESA formats via the HDMI input.

Decimator Design’s 12G-CROSS allows either of the HDMI or SDI outputs to be simultaneously sourced from either the HDMI or SDI input or the new 4K scaling engine.  The 4K scaling engine can be driven by either the SDI or HDMI input, supports horizontal and/or vertical flipping and can be locked to either the SDI, HDMI or Genlock input.


The 12G-CROSS is a small (4.2” x 5.1” x 1.2”), low power, portable converter encased in a solid heavy duty aluminum case and does not contain a noisy fan, allowing it to be used in almost any environment.

The 12G-CROSS features the following four modes:

  1. HDMI to SDI while simultaneously converting SDI to HDMI
  2. HDMI to HDMI while simultaneously converting SDI to SDI
  3. HDMI to SDI and HDMI
  4. SDI to SDI and HDMI

Decimator Design’s new 4K scaling engine can scale and/or frame rate convert between 351 input formats and 57 output formats. The supported formats are:
•  294 VESA formats in via HDMI input
•  (3840 or 4096) x 2160p50/59.94/60 via HDMI or 12G-SDI
•  (3840 or 4096) x 2160p30/29.97/25/24/23.98 via HDMI or 6G-SDI
•  (1920 or 2048) x 1080p50/59.94/60 via HDMI or 3G-SDI levels A or B
•  1920 x 1080i60/59.94/50 via HDMI or HD-SDI
•  (1920 or 2048) x 1080p30/29.97/25/24/23.98 via HDMI or HD-SDI
•  (1920 or 2048) x 1080psf30/29.97/25/24/23.98 via HD-SDI
•  1280 x 720p60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25 via HDMI or HD-SDI
•  1280 x 720p24/23.98 via HD-SDI
•  720 x 480p59.94 or 720 x 576p50 via HDMI
•  720 x 480i59.94 (NTSC) or 720 x 576 (PAL) via HDMI or SD-SDI

That is an amazing 20,007 possible format conversions!

The 12G-CROSS also supports 3G-SDI level A and B, allowing for conversion between both.

The 12G-CROSS is a truly portable product that incorporates an easy-to-use LCD screen and button control system.  This gives easy access to the outstanding features without using complicated LED/button controls, dip switches, or having to carry around a computer to change a simple setting.

12G-CROSS: US $495.00 plus local taxes and shipping

For more information on features please visit E&OE.

Visit Master Distributor for your local stock holding reseller. 

Decimator Design is an Australian company that is dedicated to designing high-quality video equipment for the digital age. Setting a precedence in quality, cost-efficient broadcasting equipment, at Decimator Design we take pride in our ability to design for the future. Our high-quality digital video equipment is being used by the world’s leading television stations. We strive to create new and innovative broadcasting equipment that will set the standard for the way in which we view television.

Symbiosis is a global distributor for innovative manufacturers at the forefront of the professional video industry. Symbiosis has a network of resellers across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North and South America, providing clients with the very best in video production products from Decimator Design.

Contact for further information:

Suzanne Mills – Operations & Marketing Director Symbiosis iMedia Systems Ltd
Tel: +44 (0)1926 436930 (UK/Europe)
Tel: +1 (917) 725 2019 (US)