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openGear SHC-8932-F A low-latency UHD SDI to HDMI converter card


SHC-8932-F is a robust, low-latency UHD SDI to HDMI converter card for openGear. It supports HD / 3G / 6G / 12G-SDI copper and fiber inputs with HDMI 2.0b outputs, complete with HDR10 metadata authoring and full framerate UHD resolution. The card includes other value-add features including redundant optics and audio shuffling, with full setup and monitoring through DashBoard.
SHC-8932-F is an ideal choice for driving studio displays and LED monitor walls, offering the flexibility of both copper and fiber interfaces. As an openGear solution, it is a high-density and robust addition to your infrastructure. It’s also available and shipping now.



  • Low latency HD/3G/UHD SDI to HDMI 2.0b conversion
  • Dual channel openGear solution offers reliability and high density
  • Optional dual redundant fiber inputs per channel using SFP-FIBER-12G-2R option
  • Relocked UHD SDI out
  • 2SI gearbox to allow multiple 1080p signals to be transported over a single link UHD for simplified cabling
  • Broad format support
  • SDI to HDMI audio mapping
  • Automatic HDR10 metadata generation with manual override
  • 2-slot openGear card fitting OG3 and OGX frames for up to 20 conversion channels per frame
  • Robust HDMI cable retainers
  • 300mA Cable Power to support active HDMI cables
Video Format Support 720p @ 50/59.94
1080i @ 50/59.94
1080p @ 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
2160p @ 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
Video Encoding 10-bit SMPTE 4:2:2 Full level
SDI Input Standards ST 292M (HD-SDI)
ST 424M (3G-SDI Level A)
ST 2081 (6G-SDI)
ST 2082 (12G-SDI)
SDI Input Equalization HD-SDI (1.5Gb/s): >180m
3G-SDI (3Gb/s): >150m
6G-SDI (6Gb/s): >70m
12G-SDI (12Gb/s): >50m
SDI Return Loss Compliant to ST 292M, ST 424M, ST 2081, ST 2082
SDI Output Jitter Compliant to ST 292M, ST 424M, ST 2081, ST 2082
SDI Connectors 2 x HD-BNC In / 2 x HD-BNC Out
Fiber Inputs 2 x SFP-FIBER-12G-2R (Optional)
Dual-LC connector per SFP module
Provides redundant fiber inputs per channel
Input Sensitivity -11dBm
Single-mode fiber, 1310nm
HDMI Output Connector 2 x HDMI 2.0b, Type A with cable strain releif and retainer
HDMI Cable Power 5VDC up to 300mA per interface
HDMI HDR Metadata HDR10 Infoframe generation per CTA-8613.3 and HDMI 2.0b
Colorimetry: ITU-R.709 / 2020
MaxCLL, MaxFALL, Mastering Level
Passthru of ST 352 EOTF/Colorimetry to HDMI Inforframe
HDMI Audio 8 Channel
48kHz @ 24 bit
Audio shuffling
Power Consumption 5W
Environmental 0-40C
Physical Compatible with openGear OG3 and OGX-series frames 2-slot rear module


Easily convert from SDI to HDMI in your most demanding studio or display environments. A single card supports HD / 3G / 6G / 12G-SDI conversion from either traditional copper coax or fiber inputs. The output supports HDMI 2.0b with full support for full framerate UHD and can power most active long-reach HDMI cables. HDR is masterfully handled with seamless translation from ST352 metadata or manual override.


Built on the rock-solid openGear platform, SHC-8932-F offers reliability you can trust, plus added features like solid HDMI cable retainers ensure your platform is solid. It includes copper and redundant fiber inputs to protect against upstream link loss. This is one card to ensure your display won’t go down.


Installations with many displays can become a handful to configure, monitor and troubleshoot. SHC-8932-F is a high-density solution, supporting up to 20 displays in a single openGear frame. Configuration and monitoring is achieved through a centralized DashBoard control interface. Keep a handle on your display conversion without running around to separate boxes.


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