By: Nazia Adnin
While working with cameras, monitors, computers and editing systems we often face many situations where we need to connect pieces of gear together. We may have several options depending on the equipments and video formats. It is easy to get confused when talking about these connections because several factors can be involved. Some commonly used digital connectors are:
5) SDI: Serial Digital Interface (SDI) is widely used in professional video equipment and it can carry 8and 10bit 4:2:2 standard definition video along with up to 8 channels of digital audio. It is sometimes called or referred as SMPTE 259M, this connection is capable of a data rate up to 270 Mbps and uses BNC cables.