Blackmagic MultiView HD

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Announcing the Blackmagic MultiView 4 HD, a new multi viewer that lets customers monitor 4 completely independent SDI video sources on a single display. Customers can monitor any combination of SD and HD formats and frame rates at the same time. Blackmagic MultiView 4 HD features both SDI and HDMI outputs so it can be used with both professional SDI broadcast displays or big screen consumer HD televisions.

Blackmagic MultiView 4 HD includes four completely independent multi rate 3G-SDI inputs that are compatible with existing SD and HD equipment, including Level A and B devices. All inputs feature automatic frame re-synchronization, so customers can mix and match any combination of video standards and frame rates, including referenced or non-referenced NTSC, PAL, 720p, 1080i and 1080p60 frames per second, all on the same display at the same time.

With Blackmagic MultiView 4 HD, customers no longer have to connect multiple monitors, dozens of cables or run extra power to view all of their sources. They simply plug in cameras, decks, switchers, routers and feeds into the SDI connections on Blackmagic MultiView 4 HD and can see everything on a single HD display. That means theres less equipment to carry around and set up.

Blackmagic MultiView 4 HD features both HDMI and 3G-SDI outputs so customers can connect to either a professional SDI broadcast monitor or a low cost big screen HDMI television. When combined with an HDMI television, Blackmagic MultiView 4 HD gives customers the worlds most affordable professional multiview solution, making it perfect for use in control rooms, outside broadcast trucks, or on location shooting at live events.

Designed to be plug and play, connected sources will instantly be displayed in a standard 2x2 grid layout. Customers can use the mini switches to turn on audio meters, choose which audio to output, as well as create custom labels, and more.

The new Blackmagic MultiView 4 HD is exciting because there has never been a more professional multiview solution with features such as on screen labels and audio meters at this affordable price,' said Grant Petty, CEO, Blackmagic Design. Its like having 4 completely independent broadcast monitors on a single display. Customers can use it to view mixed video formats with different frame rates at the same time on a single screen so its very flexible!'

Blackmagic MultiView 4 HD Key Features

  • Display up to 4 SDI sources on a single HD display via SDI or HDMI.
  • 4 multi rate 3G-SDI inputs.
  • Compatible with all SD and HD equipment and formats up to 1080p60.
  • Automatic frame re-sync allows simultaneous display of mixed SD and HD formats.
  • Standard quad split 2x2 view or SOLO.
  • 1920 x 1080 supported output resolution.
  • 90V-240V DC power supply with international AC adapters for use worldwide.


SDI Video Inputs

4 x 10-bit SD-SDI and HD-SDI.

SDI Video Outputs

1 x HD-SDI.

SDI Rates

270Mb, 1.5G, 3G.

SDI Video Multi View Outputs

1 x 10-bit HD-SDI.

HDMI Video Multi View Outputs

1 x HDMI type A connector. Output supports EDID of the monitor.

SDI Reclocking

On all SDI outputs, auto switching between standard definition or high definition.

Reference Input


Multi Rate Support

Auto detection of SD or HD.


USB 2.0 high speed (480Mb/s) interface.


USB 2.0


SD Video Standards

525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL

HD Video Standards

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

2K Video Standards

2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 425M-B, ITUR BT.656 and ITUR BT.601.

Audio Meters

Each view, VU standard.

Source Routing


SDI Video Sampling

4:2:2 and 4:4:4.

SDI Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24-bit.

SDI Color Precision

10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4.

SDI Color Space

YUV or RGB for inputs, YUV for outputs.

SDI Auto Switching

Automatically selects between SD-SDI and HD-SDI on each input so that each input can be running a different television standard.

SDI Metadata Support

Video payload identification ancillary data as per SMPTE 352M.


Built in Control Panel


External Control Panel





Software Control

MultiView software included free for Windows and Mac.

Internal Software Upgrade

Via included updater application.

Physical Specifications

Environmental Specifications

Operating temperature

0 to 40 C (32 to 104 F)

Storage temperature

-20 to 45 C (-4 to 113 F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing


3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

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