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Extremely low cost 3G/HD to NTSC/PAL down converter with ARC and SD pass-through.

Your choice of either a NTSC or PAL output

Auto detects 3G, HD or SD (26 Formats in total) and can handle switching of synchronous sources

Low latency 3G/HD to SD Down-conversion with ARC (Aspect Ratio Conversion) of:
- 16:9 to 16:9 Anamorphic
- 16:9 to 4:3 Letterbox
- 16:9 to 4:3 Centre Cut (Crop to 4:3)

SD Pass-through

Full 10-bit data path and multipoint interpolation

  • Auto detects 3G, HD or SD (26 formats in total) and can handle switching of synchronous sources
  • HDMI output with optional full scaling and aspect ratio conversion
  • Full 16-channel audio metering displayed on HDMI output
  • De-embedded analogue audio is output on 2xRCA connectors
  • 3G/HD/SD-SDI Active loop-through ouput
  • External Dipswitch configuration
  • Locking DC Power Socket
  • USB port for control and firmware updates
  1. Decimator2 Converter
  2. HDMI Cable
  3. Power Supply
  4. USB cable
  5. Mounting Bracket
Video Formats3G:SMPTE [email protected] and 2.967Gb/s
[email protected]/59.94/50Hz
HD:SMPTE 292M/274M/[email protected] and 1.435Gb/s
[email protected]/59.94/50Hz
• 1080p/[email protected]/29.97/25/24/23.98Hz
[email protected]/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98Hz 
SD:SMPTE [email protected]/s
• 625i50
• 525i59.94
Inputs• (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
LED Status• Power
• Signal Lock
Power• +5V to +24V DC, ~5 Watts
• Positive Centre Pin
DIP Switch Controls• NTSC or PAL Selection
• SD Pedestal
• Crop 16:9 to 4:3
• 16:9 or 4:3 Aspect Selection
• Stereo Pair selection for RCA Analogue Audio
• HDMI Output format select
Outputs• HDMI
• SD-Composite
• 1 x (3G/HD/SD)-SDI Active Loop-Through
• 2 x RCA for De-embedded Analogue Audio (20dBFS=-10dBu)
Dimensions(3.5” x 2.8” x 0.9”)


The Nebtek rewards program will be starting November 1, 2016. The new program will give store points on every purchase made through the online store*. 

Nebtek Branded Products

Every $100.00 USD = 2 Points

Other Brands

Every $100.00 USD = 1 Point

1 Point = $1 USD

Your account will be credited once your order has been shipped. You can use your points on any future purchases from the online store. 
Points must be used within 365 days after the points have been issued. Any points not used within the 365 days will be lost.

*Points do not apply to Qtake systemsQtake HD Software, QOD+ or cart systems. 

Decimator Design's flagship Decimator and Decimator 2 are among the most popular products that Nebtek sells. With its high-quality build and cost-effective price, the Decimator and Decimator 2 have set new standards in the broadcast industry.

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