Blackmagic Design - Audio Monitor

The Blackmagic Audio Monitor provides the finest quality audio monitoring in an incredibly small one rack unit size! Featuring a dual subwoofer design with extra wide range speakers for amazing audio, all backed by a super powerful class A/B amplifier.
SKU
BDS16330
$1,495.00

Blackmagic Audio Monitor gives you fantastic quality audio monitoring in an impossibly small one rack unit size! With a dual subwoofer design combined with extra wide range speakers all backed by a super powerful class A/B amplifier. Blackmagic Audio Monitor has been designed to be both an audio and video monitoring solution so you get advanced 6G-SDI in, as well as balanced XLR analog audio, balanced AES/EBU digital audio and consumer level HiFi audio inputs. Blackmagic Audio Monitor features an elegant design with big bright multi color audio meters and a built in LCD for monitoring video sources. You even get HDMI 4K output so you can connect a television for big screen video monitoring of your SDI sources!

It’s never been easier to put the highest quality audio and video monitoring everywhere you need it. Install Blackmagic Audio Monitor in broadcast racks for monitoring audio on decks, video servers and live transmissions. At the push of a button you can switch between stereo pairs of the SDI input, great for monitoring alternative language tracks. The compact size is perfect for portable flyaway kits and broadcast trucks where space is tight, or in edit and audio post production facilities where precise audio quality is essential!

The Blackmagic Audio Monitor has been designed using the latest advanced audio analysis technology to create a wide and smooth frequency response curve with crisp highs and powerful deep bass. You get great sounding music, extremely clear voice tracks and all the detail of effects tracks! Blackmagic Audio Monitor is powerful and loud enough to hear your audio in noisy environments, such as broadcast equipment rooms that have a lot of cooling fan noise.

 Blackmagic Audio Monitor has all the audio and video connections you need to make it the perfect monitoring solution in any environment. With balanced analog XLR audio, balanced AES/EBU audio and consumer level HiFi audio inputs it’s easy to connect any audio source. You can select between inputs quickly using the input button situated on the front panel. The 6G-SDI video input and HDMI 4K video output both support embedded audio and let you connect to the latest high resolution video technology.

Dolby sound is common in broadcast, film, web streaming and other productions, and the Blackmagic Audio Monitor features a Dolby slot so you can add a Dolby decoder module whenever you need. The Dolby decoder supports Dolby Digital and AC-3 decoding for 5.1 surround sound monitoring from either the 6G-SDI video input or the AES/EBU audio input. To monitor different channels in the decoded 5.1 surround sound source, you can select these easily using the push button controls on the front panel!

More Information
Model BMD-HDL-AUDMON1RU
In Depth
Audio Input
Digital Audio Input (AES/EBU) 2 x Channels balanced 110Ω via XLR
Analog Audio Input 2 x Balanced line level 3 pin XLR
2 x Unbalanced analog line level RCA jacks
SDI Audio Input 16 x Channels embedded audio in SD/HD/UltraHD 4k
Audio Output
Analog Audio Output 1 x 1/4" TRS headphone jack
Digital Audio Output 16 x Channels embedded audio loop out
2 x Channels embedded in SD/HD/UltraHD 4k
Audio Level Metering
Metering Range -45 to +3 dB
Scale VU
PPM
Increments 27
Audio Sampling 96 kHz, 24-bit
Video
SDI Input 1 x 10-bit SD/HD/UltraHD 4K
Supports
3G-SDI single link, 4:2:2/4:4:4
6G-SDI single link 4:2:2/4:4:4
SDI Video Loop 1 x 10-bit SD/HD/3G-SDI and 6G-SDI switchable
HDMI Output 1 x HDMI type A connector
Video Format SD
NTSC: 525/29.97, 525/23.98
PAL: 625/25

HD
2048 x 1556PsF 25/24/23.98
2048 x 1080PsF 25/24/23.98
2048 x 1080p 25/24/23.98
1080p 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080PsF 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080i 60/59.94/50
720p 60/59.94/50

Ultra HD
3840 x 2160p 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 372M, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.
Display
Resolution (Pixel) 320 x 240
Type LCD
Interface / Ports
USB 2.0 1 x USB Type B for internal software upgrade
General
OS Compatibility Mac
OS X 10.7 Lion or later
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or later

Windows
Windows 7 32/64 bit
Windows 8 32/64 bit
Power Nominal
110-240V AC, 50/60 Hz

Voltage Range
90-264 V AC

Consumption
Less than 20 Watts

Note: IEC power cord is required and NOT included
Temperature Operating Temperature
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)

Storage Temperature
-4 to 113°F (-20 to 45°C)
Humidity (Relative) 0 to 90% non-condensing
Dimensions (H x W) 1.7 x 18.8" (44 x 482 mm)
Weight 7.9 lb (3.6 kg)
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