AJA Hi5-12G 12G-SDI to HDMI 2.0 Mini-Converter : MY WAY VIDEO


AJA Hi5-12G 12G-SDI to…



AJA Hi5-12G 12G-SDI to HDMI 2.0 Mini-Converter


  • 1 x 12G-HD/SD-SDI Input
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0 Output
  • Outputs up to UHD 4K60 at 18 Gb/s
  • Two Sample Interleave (2SI) 4K/UHD



ESTIMATED SHIPPING DATE October 6, 2023 - October 27, 2023


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AJA HI5-12G Overview


AJA‘s Hi5-12G 12G-SDI to HDMI 2.0 Mini-Converter converts 12G-SDI video to HDMI 2.0, offering a single-cable, HDMI monitoring solution. This compact converter features one 12G-SDI single-link input, one HDMI 2.0 output, and one re-clocked SDI loop-out. With support for up to UHD 4K60, and HDR metadata generation, the Hi5-12G fits neatly into your professional workflow.

Input up to eight SDI-embedded audio channels and output up to eight channels of HDMI-embedded audio via a convenient single cable audio/video connection. The Hi5-12G also provides 2-channel RCA-style audio outputs for separate audio monitoring.

An LED indicator displays one of five colors when your input signal is locked: blue for 12G-SDI, purple for 6G-SDI, amber for 3G-SDI, red for HD-SDI, or green for SD-SDI. A USB port enables easy upgrades and configuration with the included Mini-Config software. The AJA Hi5-12G includes a universal power supply with international plug connectors for worldwide use.

Key Features

  • Converts12G-SDI input to HDMI 2.0 output
  • Supports HDMI 2.0b to 18 Gb/s for UHD 4K 60/59.94/50 4:2:2/4:4:4
  • Converts incoming 1080PsF signals to 1080p for HDMI display
  • HDR support with HDR10 and HLG (hybrid log gamma)
  • An LED signal-lock display indicates your input source type with one of five colors
  • Input/output up to eight embedded-audio channels
  • Additional 2-channel RCA analog audio output
  • Configure and update via the USB port and the included Mini-Config software
  • Universal power supply with international plug connector set
  • Compact and portable form

AJA HI5-12G Specs

Supported Video FormatsDCI 4K: 4096 x 2160p
UHD 4K: 3840 x 2160p
2K: 2048 x 1080p
HD: 1920 x 1080p
HD: 1920 x 1080i
HD: 1280 x 720p
HD: 720 x 576p
HD: 720 x 576i
HD: 720 x 480p
HD: 720 x 480i
Video Input
Connector12G/HD/SD-SDI: 1 x BNC
Chroma SubsamplingYCbCr 4:2:2/4:4:4/4:2:0
RGB 4:4:4, SMPTE or full-level
Bit Depth8-, 10-, 12-bit (HFR 4K/UHD 4:4:4 limited to 8-bit)
4K Signal IntegrationTwo-Sample Interleave (2SI) DCI/UHD 4K source mapping
High Dynamic RangeHDR InfoFrame decoder as defined in CTA-861-G and HDMI v2.0b
Supported Input Resolutions4096 x 2160: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
3840 x 2160: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
2048 x 1080: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080i: 60/59.94/50
720p: 60/59.94/50
576p: 50
576i: 50
480p: 59.94
480i: 59.94
Video Output
Connectors12G/HD/SD-SDI: 1 x BNC
Chroma SubsamplingYCbCr 4:2:2/4:4:4
RGB 4:4:4, SMPTE or full-level
Bit Depth8-, 10-bit
Supported Output Resolutions1 x 12G-SDI:
4096 x 2160: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
3840 x 2160: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.981 x 6G-SDI:
4096 x 2160: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
3840 x 2160: 30/29.97/25/24/23.981 x 3G-SDI (Level A or B dual-link):
2048 x 1080p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
2048 x 1080PsF: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080PsF: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080i: 60/59.94/50
720p*: 60/59.94/501 x 1.5G-SDI:
2048 x 1080p: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
2048 x 1080PsF: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080p: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080PsF: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080i: 60/59.94/50
720p: 60/59.94/501 x 270 Mb SDI:
625i: 50
525i: 59.94
Audio Input DigitalEmbedded Audio: 24-bit, 8-channel
Audio Input AnalogConnectors: 2 x RCA, 2-channel, -10 dBu (nominal)
Audio Output DigitalEmbedded SDI Audio: 24-bit, 8-channel
User Interface
Configuration1 x USB
Power Supply5-20 VDC regulated, 11 W
Operating Temperature & Humidity32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C*
10-90%, non-condensing
Storage TemperaturePower Off:
-40 to 140°F / -40 to 60°C
Operating Altitude<10,000 / 3048 m
Dimensions4.6 x 4.02 x 0.9″ / 116.84 x 102.11 x 22.86 mm
Weight0.5 lb / 0.23 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.55 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.2 x 5.7 x 4.2″

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AJA Hi5-12G 12G-SDI to HDMI 2.0 Mini-Converter – Datasheet PDF

Weight1.55 lbs
Dimensions7.2 × 5.7 × 4.2 in


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