Down Conversion

Real time conversion of HDTV to 525/625/625 Slow PAL digital video.

The MiniXBox is a high quality HDTV Down Converter that transforms HDTV digital television to standard definition D1 serial digital video in either 525, 625 or 625 Slow PAL formats. The MiniXBox features many powerful real time image enhancement controls. The MiniXBox has spatial filters in the vertical and horizontal domains for image enhancement as well as real time Pan, Scroll and Zoom functions. Full 4:3, 16:9 and anamorphic stretch aspect ratio control. You can create your own aspect ratio presets or use the factory presets. All control functions of the MiniXBox can be controlled via a LCD front panel or remote serial RS-232/RS-422 communications link.

The MiniXBox's unmatched image quality is achieved via proprietary conversion technology that evaluates the video source characteristics and selects the appropriate filter and conversion algorithms.



    • Complete Aspect Ratio Adjustment
    • Smooth Pan/Scan with variable Speed Control
    • Zoom control up to 1600%
    • User-defined presets
    • Filters for anti-alias, flicker, Moiré removal
    • Separate Horizontal and Vertical Filters
    • 4 levels of horizontal and vertical filters
    • Off-Speed PAL (625/23.976) Input and Output
    • Control Software for remote operation
    • Composite Sync Out
    • Genlock
    • 10 bit video I/O and 12 bit processing




  • HD-SDI (SMPTE 292M) 720P, 1080i/59.94, 1080i/50, 1080/24sf, 1080p, 1080/47.95, 480p.
  • Genlock for output of MiniXBox
  • SDI (SMPTE 259M) 525 (NTSC), 625(PAL) and 625/47.95 (Slow PAL)
  • Auto Switch Power Supply  120 -240 60/50
  • 2 Rack Units / 19" rack mountable
  • Weight: 21 lbs Aprox
  • Control Ports:  RS-232
  • One year parts and labor warranty

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