GoFanco PRO Scaler 2 SDI vs Decimator MD Cross

Looking for a less expensive alternative to the Decimator MD-HX or Cross V2 for converting and scaling HDMI?

This is a great way to convert and scale HDMI/ VGA / Display Port to SDI at a reasonable cost. It even has test patterns!

For my common use case: HDMI from a presenter using a laptop splitting the signal to a display and this scaler / converter:

  • SDI to switcher
  • SDI loop out to recorder
  • ✔ CONVERT & SCALE – analog & digital video to SDI output up to 1080p.  Input formats: HDMI / Mini DP / VGA; Output format: SDI (3G/HD/SD).  Supports audio embedder with analog Stereo input
  • ✔ ADVANCED FEATURES – Video enhancement, de-interlacing, video H/V mirror, over/under scanning adjustable, active video area adjustment, stable and independent output signal quality, aspect ratio adjustable, frame rate conversion
  • ✔ OPERATION METHODS – Push buttons (OSD menu), IR remote control, software via micro USB.  Firmware upgradeable for expanded compatibility
  • ✔ SDI LOOPOUT – for an additional 3G/HD/SD-SDI monitor/display connection.  Supports popular SMPTE and VESA input & output resolutions, including 1080p @60Hz, 1080i @60Hz, 720 @60Hz, 480p @60Hz, 1920×1200 @60Hz
  • ✔ MADE IN TAIWAN and HIGH QUALITY COMPONENTS – FCC, CE & RoHS compliant.  Surface mountable metal enclosure with ESD protection.  Our products are backed with a 1-year limited warranty and experienced tech support team in Silicon Valley. Contact us at here if you have any questions or concerns