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  • Compix ConverG1

Compix ConverG1

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  • Product Code: ConverG1
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ConverG1 HD
Video I/O Standards Supported

1920x1080i (60/59.94/50)
1280x720p (60/59.94/50)


(1) HD-SDI, Passes HANC and VANC
(1) SD-SDI, Passes VBI

(1) HD-SDI key and fill
(1) SD-SDI key and fill

System Genlock
HD-SDI, BB, Tri-level Sync
Internal, Input video

ConverG1 SD-SDI and Analog
Video I/O Standards Supported

SD-SDI (optional for Analog)

NTSC 720x486
PAL 720x576

(1) SD-SDI, Passes VBI
(optional for Analog)
(1) Composite, YPbPr, Y/C, Passes VBI

(1) SD-SDI key and fill (optional for Analog)
(1) Composite, YPbPr, Y/C fill
(1) Composite key

System Genlock
Reference Input (BB or CVBS)
Internal, Input video

ConverG1 All Systems**
Minimum System Specifications

Intel Core i5

Windows 7 Professional

2GB Dual (HD and HD Ready)
2GB (SD-SDI and Analog)

Hard Drive
500GB SATA HDD (7200RPM)

1 Ethernet 10/100/1000 BaseT (RJ-45)
2 RS-232 (DB-9)
6 USB 2.0

Power Specifications
Power Supply: 500W
110/220 Volt 60/50 Hz (Auto-sensing)
Dual redundant hot swappable power supplies
    (Option for all configurations)

Physical Dimensions
4RU rack mount chassis
Height : 7 in (17.78cm)
Width : 19 in (48.26cm)
Depth : 20 in (50.80cm)
Weight : 37 lbs (16.55kg)




- Intuitive GUI with WYSIWYG layout
- 260+ effects including fade, roll, and crawl
- Multilingual support*
- Icon-based drag-and-drop tools
- Use upstream or downstream of the switcher
- Logo generation with optional NewsScroll software - up to two data crawls automatically updated from text files or RSS feeds
- Automation and third-party interfacing capability via optional AutoCast software, for automated and semi-automated use
- Free offline graphics license with registration
- Pre-assembled and pre-configured turnkey systems

ConverG1 is available in three configurations:

ConverG1 HD
Single channel HD-SDI/SD-SDI broadcast graphics system. SMPTE 292M/259M compliant I/O. 1080i and 720p HD with a full featured CG channel. Can be used with or without a video switcher. 

ConverG1 SD-SDI
Single channel SD-SDI and Analog broadcast graphics system. SMPTE 259M compliant I/O. Can be used with or without a video switcher. Not upgradeable to HD

ConverG1 Analog
Single channel analog broadcast graphics system upgradeable to ConverG1 SD-SDI via firmware. Contains the same hardware as the ConverG1 SD-SDI system. Not upgradeable to HD.

Single Channel HD/SD Standalone Broadcast Graphics System for Any Type of Application

Compix ConverG1 Is One of a Kind
When you need a character generator with no other bells and whistles that drives up cost and slows you down, the industry-proven multi-format ConverG1 is here for you. All ConverG1 configurations feature standard rolls, crawls, transition effects, and a user definable clock and timer. The system comes with bundled backgrounds, shapes, templates, and over 1,000 pre-loaded True Type fonts to make design work a snap. You can setup an entire playlist offline and take those graphics immediately to air while editing the next on-air series in VGA preview.

Single-Channel Configurations in HD, SD-SDI, and Analog
The ConverG1 lineup provides you with the graphics you need today and an elegant upgrade path for your future. ConverG1 includes GenCG, the graphics creation, layout, and playback software. Also included are over 1,000 True Type fonts, bundled backgrounds, elements, and templates. Compix ConverG1 system upgrade options make a perfect fit for any 16:9 or 4:3 aspect ratio environment working in HD, SD-SDI, or analog video, all with full broadcast quality output.

Why Future Proof?
Work in the video format you need now and leave your upgrade money in the bank.  Moving from analog to SD-SDI is just as easy with a simple firmware upgrade. The ConverG1 systems offer a unique set of upgrade options that make it perfect for any video production environment. With the available upgrade options, the ConverG1 is future proof.