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Blackmagic Audio Monitor - 12G-SDI Input.

  • Broadcast quality analog
  • AES/EBU and SDI audio monitoring
  • Advanced 12G‑SDI Ultra HD technology




This new model provides the finest quality audio monitoring in an incredibly small one rack unit size. Featuring a dual subwoofer design with extra wide range speakers for great audio quality, all backed by a super powerful class D amplifiers. This precision audio and video monitoring solution includes an advanced 12G‑SDI input, as well as balanced XLR analog audio, balanced AES/EBU digital audio and consumer level HiFi audio inputs. The front panel has bright multi-coloured audio level meters and a built-in LCD for monitoring video sources, in addition to that you get an HDMI 2.0 output for monitoring Ultra HD on big screen televisions.

Monitor Anywhere

Install Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G in broadcast racksaudio on decks, video servers, and live transmissions. At the push of a button, you can switch between stereo pairs of the SDI input, great for monitoring alternative language tracks. The perfect size for portable flyaway kits and broadcast trucks where space is tight, or in edit and audio post-production facilities where precise audio quality is essential.

Small Size & Great Sound

It has been designed using the latest advanced audio analysis technology to produce a smooth frequency response curve with crisp highs and powerful deep bass. You get great sounding music, extremely clear voice tracks and all the detail of effects tracks.

Precision Metering

On the front, it features two big bright audio level meters with multi-coloured RGB LEDs under each segment. Select between VU or PPM or Loudness scales with a choice of EBU or BBC meters. With lots of meter segments you can monitor a very wide dynamic range, from -45 to +3 decibels, -12 to +12, or 0 to 7, depending on the scale you choose. In addition, you can meter Loudness using standard Loudness, K‑weighted, relative to Full Scale (LKFS) to normalize of levels for delivery to broadcast TV and video.


Sound free of vibrations because of the solid aluminum structure. The design is extremely strong, which means that it prevents rattles and vibrations. Find an LCD video monitor and a reliable contact‑less volume control on the front panel.

Advanced 12G‑SDI

The 12G Audio Monitor supports all common SD, HD, and Ultra HD video resolutions. The 12G‑SDI input and HDMI 2.0 output also support high-resolution Ultra HD monitoring.  The 12G‑SDI is 48 times faster than standard HD‑SDI so you can work at resolutions and frame rates as high as 2160p60. Connect to Ultra HD TVs and projectors with HDMI 4K and monitor any of the 16 audio channels on the 12G‑SDI input.

Audio and Video Connections

With balanced analog XLR audio, balanced AES/EBU audio and consumer level HiFi audio inputs it’s easy to connect any audio source. You can select between inputs quickly using the input button situated on the front panel. The 12G‑SDI video input and HDMI 2.0 video output both support embedded audio and let you connect to the latest high-resolution video technology.




SDI Video Inputs: 1

SDI Video Outputs: 1 loop out

SDI Rates: 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G

HDMI 2.0 Video Outputs: 1

Multi-Rate Support: SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definition, high definition and ultra high definition

SDI Video Loop: 1 x reclocked 10‑bit SD/HD/3G‑SDI, 6G‑SDI and 12G‑SDI

Analog Audio Inputs: 2 x XLR. 2 x RCA HiFi

Analog Audio Outputs: 1 x 6.5mm headphone socket

Digital Audio Inputs: 1 x XLR

Built in Speaker: Stereo with 2‑way crossover and independent stereo subwoofers

AES/EBU Audio Inputs: 2 channels balanced 110Ω AES/EBU via XLR

SDI Audio Inputs: 16 channels embedded in SD, HD and UltraHD 4K

SDI Audio Outputs: 16 channels embedded audio loop out

HDMI Audio Outputs: 8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, and 4K

Ethernet: 1Gb/sec for configuration and firmware updates

Computer Interface: USB‑C for configuration and firmware updates

Metering: 2 x 27 RGB segment LED VU, PPM or Loudness meters

Modes: Push button interface allows for input selection, channel selection, independent left and right audio, mute and volume control with scroll wheel


Display Element: 2.2 inch diagonal color LCD

Display Resolution: 320 x 240

Input Display: SDI video, format, audio type and audio channels

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