Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G

$1,899.00 $1,700.00

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G delivers incredible quality analogue, AES/EBU and SDI audio monitoring, with support for advanced 12G‑SDI Ultra HD technology!

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Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G delivers incredible quality analogue, AES/EBU and SDI audio monitoring, with support for advanced 12G‑SDI Ultra HD technology!

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G provides the finest quality audio monitoring in an incredibly small one rack unit size! Featuring a dual sub-woofer design with extra wide range speakers for amazing audio, all backed by a super powerful class D amplifier. This precision audio and video monitoring solution includes an advanced 12G‑SDI input, as well as balanced XLR analogue audio, balanced AES/EBU digital audio and consumer level HiFi audio inputs. The elegant front panel has bright multi coloured audio level meters and a built in LCD for monitoring video sources, plus you get an HDMI 2.0 output for monitoring Ultra HD on big screen televisions!

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G

Monitor Anywhere – Great audio wherever you work

It’s never been easier to put the highest quality audio and video monitoring everywhere you need it. Install Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G in broadcast racks audio on decks, video servers and live transmissions. At the push of a button you can switch between stereo pairs of the SDI input, great for monitoring alternative language tracks. The compact size is perfect for portable flyaway kits and broadcast trucks where space is tight, or in edit and audio post production facilities where precise audio quality is essential!

Small Size, Big Sound! Crystal clear audio with a dual sub-woofer design

The Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G has been designed using the latest advanced audio analysis technology to create a wide and smooth frequency response curve with crisp highs and powerful deep bass. You get great sounding music, extremely clear voice tracks and all the detail of effects tracks! Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G is powerful and loud enough to hear your audio in noisy environments, such as broadcast equipment rooms that have a lot of cooling fan noise.

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Precision Metering – Know your audio levels at all times

The two big bright audio level meters on the front panel feature multi coloured RGB LEDs under each segment. You can select between VU or PPM or Loudness scales with a choice of EBU or BBC meters. With lots of meter segments you can monitor a very wide dynamic range, from -45 to +3 decibels, -12 to +12, or 0 to 7, depending on the scale you choose. In addition you can meter Loudness using standard Loudness, K‑weighted, relative to Full Scale (LKFS) to normalise of levels for delivery to broadcast TV and video. The bright audio level meters are always clear enough to read, no matter if you are working in bright or dark environments!

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Machined Metal Design – Milled from solid aluminium for sound free of vibrations!

The machined metal design is attractive as well as extremely strong, which means you get a robust chassis that’s vital for better quality sound without rattles and vibrations. The elegant front panel features audio level meters, LCD video monitor and a reliable contact‑less volume control, so you never get deterioration and crackling in the audio when adjusted. To select audio pairs, left and right solo, mute and input, there is a built in illuminated keypad and for private monitoring there is a built in headphone socket.

Advanced 12G‑SDI

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G supports all common SD, HD and Ultra HD video resolutions. The 12G‑SDI input and HDMI 2.0 output also support high resolution Ultra HD monitoring. The advanced technology of 12G‑SDI is 48 times faster than standard HD‑SDI so you can work at resolutions and frame rates as high as 2160p60, all over a single cable! You can connect to Ultra HD TVs and projectors with HDMI 4K and you can monitor any of the 16 audio channels on the 12G‑SDI input.

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G Connections

Both Audio and Video Connections

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G has all the audio and video connections you need to make it the perfect monitoring solution in any environment. With balanced analogue XLR audio, balanced AES/EBU audio and consumer level HiFi audio inputs it’s easy to connect any audio source. You can select between inputs quickly using the input button situated on the front panel. The 12G‑SDI video input and HDMI 2.0 video output both support embedded audio and let you connect to the latest high resolution video technology.

Use a Big Screen TV for Monitoring!

When you’re working with SDI video input you can use the Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G to convert from SDI to HDMI for monitoring with big screen televisions or video projectors. Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G automatically switches between SD, HD and Ultra HD formats. You can monitor in high resolution Ultra HD using the HDMI output with only a single HDMI cable!


Elegant Design – Get attractive audio monitoring that’s designed for video

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G features an incredibly compact design for outstanding quality audio monitoring. The beautifully machined front panel includes large LED VU meters that are fantastic to look at and provide precision audio metering at a glance. A built in high resolution LCD screen lets you monitor your video source to give the confidence that audio matches your incoming video feed. With advanced 12G‑SDI technology you can use the Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G as part of an Ultra HD workflow, as well as being able to monitor from AES/EBU and analogue audio sources all in a single box! LEARN MORE…


Monitor Audio anywhere – Install anywhere you need precision audio monitoring and metering

Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G can be used in any location where you need precise audio level monitoring. The beautiful machined aluminium front panel and metal chassis contains easy to use controls and bright VU meter displays that can be seen clearly in any environment. It’s simple to connect your SDI video source or an external AES/EBU digital or analogue audio source for crystal clear audio quality. The slim single rack unit design means you can fit a Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G into any equipment rack, broadcast truck or flyway kit. LEARN MORE…


Complete Solution – Install anywhere you need high quality audio monitoring!

The Blackmagic Audio Monitor 12G is easy to install for professional audio monitoring with embedded SDI audio, AES/EBU digital audio and analogue audio sources. The slim single rack unit design fits easily into any equipment rack and with built in connections it’s easy to connect to your video and audio equipment. The 12G‑SDI video connection uses a single SDI cable and is perfect for Ultra HD production, supporting multiple audio channels within the SDI signal. You also can attach a low cost HDMI display or the latest Ultra HD TV to suit your video monitoring needs. LEARN MORE…

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