Decimator Design MD-DUCC – Multi-Definition Up Down Cross Converter

Decimator Design

£356.25 ex.Vat £427.50 inc.Vat

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SDI to SDI, HDMI and Analogue Video for 3G/HD/SD

Product Description

Decimator Design MD-DUCC: Multi-Definition Up Down Cross Converter   

SDI to SDI, HDMI and Analogue Video for 3G/HD/SD (with 2x AES/EBU or 2x Analogue Audio outputs)

The MD-DUCC from Decimator Design is a must have for any broadcast professional; the variety of functions it performs eliminate the need for several products. Input any format of SDI and select whatever output format you require - whether in SDI, HDMI, or analogue. Features include:

  • Auto detection of 3G, HD or SD (26 formats total)
  • True Down Up Cross conversion (select the required output format, no matter what the input format is)
  • Complete 16:9, 14:9 and 4:3 aspect ratio conversion
  • Selectable analogue video output
  • 2x 10-bit outputs with audio automatically delayed or passed
  • 2x RCA connectors to output de-embedded audio
  • Professional motion-adaptive de-interlacing
  • Full 16 Channel audio metering
  • Graticule Generator/Text Overlays
  • Active Loop Through Output
  • GPI on RJ-45 for Tallies

The MD-DUCC is controlled either via USB on a Windows app or on-unit using the dip switch.  The unit comes with a Locking DC Power Supply, HDMI Cable & Mounting Bracket.  Warranty for all Decimator Design products is 3 years.


Multi-Definition Down Up Cross Converter
(3G/HD/SD)-SDI to (3G/HD/SD)-SDI, HDMI and Analogue Video
with 2 x AES/EBU or 2 x Analogue Audio Outputs
MSRP £418.34

• The audio source for all 4 stereo pairs in the HDMI output can be
selected from the 8 stereo pairs available in the SDI input
• When scaling is enabled, the audio source for all 8 stereo pairs in
the SDI output can be selected from the 8 stereo pairs available in
the SDI input

• Auto detects 3G, HD or SD (26 Formats in total)

• Full 10-bit data path and multipoint interpolation

• Professional motion-adaptive de-interlacing

• True Down Up Cross conversion, allowing the conversion between
any of the supported formats. Simply select the output format
you require, no matter what the input format is

• Complete 16:9, 14:9 and 4:3 Aspect ratio conversion support, with
individual selection for HD to HD, HD to SD, SD to HD and SD to SD

• Full 16-Channel Audio metering with:
- Any of the 4 audio groups individually selectable
- Vertical or Horizontal Bars
- AES, VU, Extended VU, BBC, EBU, DIN and NORDIC Scales
- Bar & Float, Bar only or Float only
- Transparency adjustment
- Separate Bar and Float Ballistics control
- Adjustable Reference level
- Red, Yellow and Green Range adjustment
- Bar thickness adjustment
- Margin adjustment

• Adjustable Graticules Generator with:
- Separate enables for Safe Action, Safe Title and Centre Cross
- Adjustable position for either Safe Action or Safe Title
- Adjustable colours for Safe Action, Safe Title and Centre Cross

• Text Overlays with:
- Adjustable Foreground and Background colours
- Adjustable 16 character text
- Current input format status

• HDMI output

• Selectable analogue video output from:
- 3 x CVBS out
- YPbPr out
- RGB out
- CVBS & YC out

• 2 x (3G/HD/SD)-SDI 10-bit outputs with audio from input
automatically delayed and passed

• GPI on RJ-45 for Tallies

• 3G/HD/SD-SDI Active Loop-Through Output

• De-Embedded audio can be output on 2 x RCA connectors as either
AES or Analogue with adjustable analogue audio level

• LEDs for status and buttons for basic configuration

• USB port for control and firmware updates

• Locking DC Power Socket

• The following is also included with the unit:
- Power Supply, HDMI Cable, USB Cable and Mounting Bracket





  • HDMI format type
  • Analogue Video format type
  • Output format
  • Aspect conversion type for HD to HD, HD to SD, SD to HD
  • and SD to SD conversions.
  • On-Screen Overlays Enables
  • Basic Audio Meter control
  • Basic Graticule Enables


  • (3G/HD/SD)-SDI 10-bit
  • Conditional Maximum Equalization cable length of 400M for SDI, 200M for HD-SDI and 100M 3G-SDI using Belden 1694A


  • HDMI
  • 1 x (3G/HD/SD)-SDI Active Loop-Through
  • 2 x (3G/HD/SD)-SDI 10-bit Outputs
  • (3 x CVBS) / (Y, Pb, Pr) / (G, B, R) / (CVBS, Y & C)
  • AES 1 / Unbalanced Analogue Audio - Left
  • AES 2 / Unbalanced Analogue Audio - Right


  • Power
  • Signal Lock

90mm x 123mm x 23mm (3.5” x 4.8” x 0.9”)


  • 5V to 24V DC, ~5 Watts
  • Positive Centre Pin

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