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#1 vidgeek897



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Posted 11 March 2017 - 04:20 AM

Hi guys, we're using sdi over fiber extenders, we decided to deploy our project to internet, how can I convert optical sdi signal directly to ip with passive splitter? Maybe cisco swithes with SFP module and some kind of preprocessor, which will convert optical sdi to optical ethernet?

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Posted 11 March 2017 - 10:51 AM

Ok, now I have to admit to being old.  a) "SDI" to me initially equalled Strategic Defense Initiative ("Star Wars" ICBM anti-missile program Reagan wanted); and b) I had no idea what the current meaning of the acronym was without googling.


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#3 Jeruselem



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Posted 11 March 2017 - 01:03 PM

Never heard of SDI, as I never deal with coaxial cable other than tv antenna cable.

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#4 tastywheat



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Posted 14 March 2017 - 02:08 AM

I'm not familiar with any H.264/265 converters that will directly accept an optical HD-SDI input.  Could you use a passive splitter like an ETS PV991 on the coax connection, and then something like an Oupree OPR-NH100PS for encoding?

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