OPEN BOX Blackmagic Design Teranex Express

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Includes famous Teranex processing for extremely high quality up conversion, down conversion.
Includes 12G-SDI/dual link 6G-SDI in and out and upgradable to optical fiber SDI in and out.
Includes full conversion of timecode and subtitles.
Includes 16 channels of frame accurate audio conversions and full audio channel remapping.
Classic Teranex front panel so extremely easy for Teranex customers to integrate and use.
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Teranex quality, now in Ultra HD! Teranex Express is a whole new design featuring the advanced patented Teranex algorithms for the visually transparent quality conversions that Teranex has been famous for and that are often mandated by major broadcasters and studios worldwide! This new model is lower priced and includes an incredible 178 different SD, HD and Ultra HD up and down conversions in full 10-bit quality complete with audio, closed captions, timecode and more! The new Teranex Express is the world's first real time broadcast up and down converter that operates in SD, HD and Ultra HD and introduces the new 12G-SDI technology! 178 Conversions. Teranex Processors provide more conversions than any other solution! The incredible new Teranex Express lets you seamlessly up and down convert between SD, HD, and Ultra HD formats. That means you get incredibly high quality real time conversions that are virtually indistinguishable from the original source! Featuring the familiar Teranex 2D and 3D control panel, Teranex Express has all of the controls you need at your fingertips. The built in LCD monitor lets you easily navigate menus and see source format and frame rate with live video, so you don't have to use an external monitor. With an elegant machined metal front panel, its compact 1RU size and built in international power supply, Teranex Express not only looks great in your studio, but is also perfect for portable racks and outside broadcast vehicles.

Teranex Express Technical Specifications


  • SDI Video Input
    • 1x (IN A) – 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3 Gb/s HD, 6 Gb/s and 12 Gb/s UHD switchable.
    • 1x (IN B) – 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3 Gb/s HD and 6 Gb/s UHD switchable.
    • Usable as dual link input for 4:2:2 3G or 6G UHD
  • SDI Video Loop
    • 1x (IN A Loop) – Reclocked, 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3 Gb/s HD, 6 Gb/s and 12 Gb/s UHD switchable 1x (IN B Loop) – Reclocked, 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3 Gb/s HD, 6 Gb/s UHD switchable.
  • SDI Video Output
    • 1x (OUT A) – 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3 Gb/s HD, 6 Gb/s and 12 Gb/s UHD switchable 1x (OUT B) – 10-bit SD, HD, 2K, 3 Gb/s HD and 6 Gb/s UHD switchable. Usable as dual link output for 4:2:2 3G or 6G UHD
  • SDI Audio Input
    • 16 channels in SD, HD, 2K and UltraHD
  • SDI Audio Output
    • 16 channels in SD, HD, 2K and UltraHD
  • Audio Input
    • 2 x XLR. 2 x RCA.
  • Dolby Support Built-In
    • Dolby AC-3 pass through in all conversions. Dolby E pass through except during video frame rate conversions.
  • Multi Rate Support
    • SDI connections are switchable between standard definition, high definition and UltraHD.
    • SDI switches between 270 Mb/s standard definition SDI, 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI and 2K SDI, 3 Gb/s HD, 6 and 12 Gb/s UltraHD
  • Sync Input
    • Blackburst in SD or TriSync HD
  • Computer Interface
    • USB 2.0 mini B port for software updates and configuration.
  • Processor Interface
    • Illuminated pushbuttons, status LEDs and LCD with easy to use onscreen menus.

Video Standards

  • SD Format Support
    • 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC
  • HD Format Support
    • 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080i50, 1080p50, 1080i59.94 and 1080p59.94
  • 2K Format Support
    • 2048 x 1080PsF23.98, 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080PsF24 and 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080PsF25 and 2048 x 1080p25, 2048 x 1080PsF29.97 and 2048 x 1080p29.97
  • Ultra HD 4K Format Support
    • 3840 x 2160p23.98/24/25/29.97/50/59.94
  • SDI Compliance
    • SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M
  • 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 48 kHz and 24-bit
  • Video Sampling
    • 4:2:2 SDI
  • Color Precision
    • 10-bit
  • Color Space
    • REC 601, REC 709
  • SDI Format Support
    • 525 NTSC, 625 PAL, 720HD, 1080HD, 2K 2048 x 1080 and 4K 3840 x 2160 switchable


  • Software Control
    • Software control utility included free for changing settings via Windows 7 and Mac OS X
  • Internal Software Upgrade
    • Automatically upgrades when new software is connected via USB 2.0


  • Aspect Ratio Conversion
    • Real time fixed aspect ratio conversions
  • Real Time Video Processing
    • Includes color correction and proc amp control
  • Format Conversion
    • Real time up conversion, down conversion, cross conversion
  • Colorspace Conversion
    • Hardware based real time.

Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later; Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or later
  • Windows 7 or Windows 8


  • Power Supply
    • 1 x built-in international AC power supply with IEC C14 inlet. 100-240V, 50-60Hz
  • Operating Temperature
    • 5° to 50° C (41° to 122° F)
  • Storage Temperature
    • -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
  • Relative Humidity
    • 0% to 90% non-condensing
  • Warranty
    • 12 Months Limited Manufacturer's Warranty

What's Included

  • Teranex Express

Physical Specifications

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