Hall Research announces converter with scaling

Hall Research has introduced a compact analogue to digital AV converter to provide connectivity between different video formats.

The SC-VHD-HDMI is used to convert PC video and audio (RGBHV and line level audio) or Component Video (YPbPr) to HDMI or DVI at customer specified resolution. The unit can automatically set its output at the native resolution of the connected display by means of the display's EDID and is perfect for connecting a PC or notebook to an HDTV using a single HDMI cable.

The video processor combines the functions of a video scaler, scan-converter, and format transformer. The SC-VHD-HDMI also includes a horizontal mirroring feature, which is useful for Teleprompters and rear-projection systems.

The unit encodes the audio input signal from TOSLink (Optical) or Analog (L/R) to both digital and analogue formats and outputs it on HDMI along with video. For convenience, both line level analogue and optical digital audio outputs are also provided.

The SC-VHD-HDMI has the ability to output a wide range of resolutions and refresh rates regardless of the input type or timing. The output setting can automatically match the native resolution of a connected display or specified by the user. The unit features an OSD menu for configuration, picture set-up, system information, and other options. It can automatically detect RGBHV versus YPbPr on its input and is compatible with all common PC and HDTV resolutions.