12G-SDI Input Card for Media Axis™

The MAX-SI-12G is an SDI input card for Media Axis™. Each card has four 12G-SDI inputs, as well as 3.5mm stereo ports at each input for audio insertion and extraction.

Media Axis is the world’s first large-scale Ultra HD Matrix Switching and Extension System supporting HDMI 2.0, 12G-SDI, and 4K/60 4:4:4 via Native and IP architectures.

Media Axis' unique design features and technologies come together to deliver the most adaptable, forward-thinking solution:

PureBred™ Design
A wholly transformative platform that allows baseband signals to be distributed beyond its local wired connections, providing maximum scalability and flexibility
Motore™ 2.0 
Full featured 4K/60 4:4:4 media processing and auto-scaling with frame-rate conversion available at every output
AirLift™ Cooling System
Lateral air flow/direct cooling of matrix powered by modular blade units each composed of eight fans
Detachable, front panel tablet* control for wireless/mobile command of the Media Axis' matrix and IP switching capabilities from anywhere at anytime
A fully modular and adaptive design with chassis configurations from 20x20 to 216x216 that combines hot-swappable, field upgradeable components with flexible platform-agnostic functionalities

*Optional feature - matrix frames are built standard with integrated LCD control panels

Key Features:

• HDMI 2.0, Ultra HD/4K 60Hz 4:4:4, HDCP 2.2 • High Dynamic Range (HDR) 10-bit, Dolby Vision
• HDMI I/Os with Motore 2.0 Scaling and 5V Power • HDBaseT I/Os with Precis 4K60 4:4:4 Processing
• 12G-SDI I/Os with Motore 2.0 Scaling  • IP I/Os with PureStream X Codec
• PureBred™ Adaptive Ultra HD Distribution Platform with Bi-Directional Native-IP Conversion • Fiber I/Os with Adaptive Multimode/Singlemode Processing, Signal Transmission up to 6 miles (9.7 kilometers)
• Redundant Power Supply • Power over Ethernet (PoE)*
• AirLift™ Cooling System • Multiview and Videowall Processing
• Audio Breakaway for Independent Audio and Video Matrix Switching • Dolby Digital/DTS/PCM pass-through, Stereo Audio Insertion and Extraction
• Bi-directional, RS-232 and LAN Control to Endpoints • Fiber, HDBaseT, and IP Stand-Alone and Wall Plate Extenders
• Auto-EDID (EDID Library and Emulation) • SNMP Remote Monitoring
• HDCP-Compliance Notification  • All Frames Support All Input/Output Card Options

*PoE supported via MAX-CI/MAX-CO HDBaseT™ I/O Cards and MAX-CT101 HDBaseT™ Transmitter

Technical Specifications

Connector Types

(4) Female BNC
(4) 3.5mm stereo audio

Signal Type

12G-SDI w/Deep Color & 3D

Digital Audio Formats

Dolby Digital/DTS/PCM pass-through

Audio Insertion/Extraction

Supported via 3.5mm stereo audio inputs and outputs

Operation Standards

SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 424M, ITU-RBT.601, ITU-RBT.1120

Maximum Resolution

up to 4K@60Hz (4:4:4)

Single Board Weight

1 lbs. (0.45 kg)