Blackmagic Design HDLEXT-DVI DVI Extender

3GB/s SDI Technology
USB Powered


Route your computer's desktop output anywhere using regular SDI cables! DVI Extender can be used in extender mode for routing your desktop output to another monitor or in video mode for converting the DVI-D output to SD/HD-SDI video signals for input into live switchers, decks and more. DVI Extender is USB powered and small enough to use in any location.

Technical Specifications:


Video Input

1 x DVI-D

Video Output

1 x 3 Gb/s SD/HD-SDI

Audio Input

1 x 3.5mm stereo mini jack

Video Mode Resolutions

When set to Video mode based resolutions, DVI Extender will output conventional SDI video to match the selected video standard. 
Select 720 x 486 for 525i/59.94 (NTSC), 720 x 576 for 625i/50 (PAL), 1280 x 720 for 720 HD and 1920 x 1080 for 1080 HD video formats.


Upgrades and Configuration

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

Extender Mode Compatibility

Extender Mode Compatibility

Extender mode is compatible with the following HDLink models: HDLink Pro DVI, HDLink Optical Fiber, HDLink Pro DisplayPort.

Power Requirements


1 X USB 2.0 port and cable

Power Supply

Requires USB 2.0 connection for power. Compatible with iPod USB power adapter.

Operating Systems

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.

Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Physical Installation

Blackmagic Converter Utility software installed via computer’s USB 2.0 port.

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

Additional Information

Device Control No
Resolution No
Screen Size No
Delivery Time No

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