DVI to HD-SDI Single Link Scaler Box

Enables Compatibility Among SDI and DVI Devices


The Gefen EXT-DVI-2-HDSDISSL DVI to HD-SDI Single Link Scaler combines SDI and DVI Equipment for Maximum Interoperability. This DVI to HDSDI Single Link Scaler is a revision of our HDSDI conversion line incorporating single link DVI-D conversion scaled to SD/HDSDI Single link modes. Resolutions of up to 1080p are supported over the HDSDI link for those that want true “High Definition”. Performance has been greatly enhanced due to Gennum’s VXP Scaler onboard, allowing for new features such as Color & Gamma Correction, Noise Reduction, Detail Enhancement, Aspect Ratio Selection, Pattern Generator Mode, & Multiple Language Menu Support. The EXT-DVI-2-HDSDISSL offers more performance at less cost.

Video Support

Supports resolutions up to Full HD 1080P or 1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)



  • Delivers single-link DVI-D conversion and scaling to single-link SD/HD-SDI



  • Maximum Input Resolution: 1920 x 1200 @60Hz



  • Maximum Output Resolution: 2048 x 1080 @ 60Hz



  • IR remote included with a user-friendly on-screen display (OSD) menu



  • RS-232 control for automation



  • Many advanced image processing functions are present including:10-bit video processing for enhanced precision and dynamic range, noise reduction and detail enhancement, Frame rate conversion to / from any refresh rate, Color correction,

  • Test pattern mode,Brightness and gamma adjustments, aspect ratio selection, custom timings, and French / English menus



Maximum Pixel Clock: 165MHz (DVI)

Input Video Signal: 1.2V p-p

Input DDC Signal: 5V p-p (TTL)

Output formats: SDI (SMTP 259M) up to 360Mbps, HD-SDI (SMTP 292M) up to 1.485Gbps

Video Input Connector: (1) DVI-I 29 pin, female (digital only)

Video Output Connector: (1) HD-SDI (BNC, female)

RS-232 Control Port: (1) DB-9, female

Power Supply: 5V DC

Power Consumption: 20W (max.)

Dimensions: 8.4" W x 6.7" D x 1.75" H (half-rack)

Shipping Weight: 4 lbs.


2 year product warranty

Please see the Gefen warranty page for more details