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Blackmagic Design 6G-SDI Smart Videohub 12x12

Blackmagic Design
Abel Code: BMD-VHUBSMART6G1212
Mfr. Code: BMD-VHUBSMART6G1212
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Advanced 12 x 12 multi-format SD, HD, and Ultra HD-SDI router with integrated video monitoring, spin knob control, and 6G-SDI technology.
Key Highlights
  • Ultra HD Mixed Format Router
  • 6G-SDI connections
  • Integrated control panel & monitoring


The Blackmagic Design Smart Videohub 12x12 is the world’s most advanced Ultra HD mixed format router with integrated control panel and monitoring. Ideal for small workgroups and fly-away kits, this hub includes advanced 6G-SDI connections so you can simultaneously connect and route any combination of SD, HD, and Ultra HD video all on the same router at the same time. The user also benefits from revolutionary new visual routing with the unique spin knob control, push-button panel, and the integrated LCD screen. Also includes Ethernet for remote control and a fully customizable software development kit for Mac and Windows.


  • (12) 6G-SDI Inputs / Outputs
  • Auto-detects and instantly switches between SD, HD, Ultra HD 4K, DCI 4K
  • 8 bit, 10 bit, and 12 bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 signals supported
  • 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 color sampling (10 bit processing) supported
  • Integrated SDI reclocking for each input
  • Supports UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) @ 30p
  • Supports DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) @ 24p
  • Supports HD Video up to 1080p 60fps
  • Supports (16) embedded audio channels per SDI signal
  • Genlock supported
  • Reference input is black burst and tri-sync compatible
  • Control panel features (12) buttons for local control of Videohub, with (6) buttons and scroll wheel for menu control
  • Integrated video monitoring via 2.2" LCD
  • On-screen labeling supports Unicode for non-Roman characters (Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Russian, French, German, et al.)
  • Software included for Ethernet control
  • Direct connection to computer network via Ethernet control (compatible with Videohub Smart Control & Videohub Master Control panels)
  • Compatible with Apple iPad control app (sold separately)
  • Free software developer kit for custom router control available
  • Machined aluminum 1RU (single unit rack mount) chassis


IMPORTANT NOTE: C13 (IEC) AC power cable required, not included.

What's in the Box

  • SD Card (Software & Manual)
  • Blackmagic Design Smart Videohub 12x12


Key Highlights

  • Ultra HD Mixed Format Router
  • 6G-SDI connections
  • Integrated control panel & monitoring
  • Supports Ethernet remote control


Operating System:
macOS 10.12 Sierra, macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later
Windows 8.1 or Windows 10


Output Connector/Port:
12 x SDI - 10 bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 6G-SDI

Editing Control Panel

Control Panel Notes:
1 x RS-422 Router Control - Input for controlling router crosspoint switching
Control Panel Connection - Ethernet
Display - Built-in LCD for video & menu settings
External Control Panel - Includes Blackmagic Videohub software control panel for Mac OS X and Windows; supports Blackmagic Smart Control and Blackmagic Master Control hardware panels; Includes Blackmagic Videohub SDK and Ethernet Videohub Control Protocol
Integrated Control Panel - (12) buttons for local control of Videohub, with (6) buttons and scroll wheel for menu control; 2.2" color display
Multi Rate Support - Auto detection of SD, HD or 6G-SDI; simultaneous routing of 4K, HD, SD video and DVB-ASI
Reference Input - Tri-Sync or Black Burst
Router Configuration - Via front panel LCD or use either RJ45 Ethernet or USB 2.0 for setting IP address only
SDI Rates - 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G
SDI Relocking - Yes, on all SDI outputs
Serial Control Connection - RJ-7 RS-422
Video Input Re-Sync - None
Panel Buttons:
6 x Router Control - Includes additional scroll wheel for control of LCD display or RJ45 Ethernet
SDI Video Sampling - 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
SDI Compliance - SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 310M, SMPTE 424M Level A and B, SMPTE 425M, ITU‑R BT.656 and ITU‑R BT.601
4K Video Standards - 4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p
Ultra HD Video Standards - 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30
2K Video Standards - 2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p, 2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI 25PsF
HD Video Standards - 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
SD Video Standards - 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
SDI Metadata Support - Video payload identification ancillary data as per SMPTE 352M
SDI Auto Switching - Automatically selects between SD-SDI, HD-SDI, 6G-SDI and DVB-ASI on each input so that each input can be running a different television standard
SDI Color Space - YUV or RGB
SDI Color Precision - 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 10 bit
SDI Audio Sampling - Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24 bit


Input Voltage:
90-240V AC
Power Input:
AC - C14 IEC Female Connector

Software / Apps / Plugins

Software/App Notes:
Internal Software Upgrade - via included updater application
Software Included:
Router Control Software - Included free for Windows and Mac OS X

Waveform & Vector

Waveform Input:
12 x SDI - 10 bit SD-SDI, HD-SDI and 6G-SDI


7.6 in
3.4 in
19.4 in
5.1 lb
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