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Meridian 1 SDI Cabling

 

SDI Cable adapters for PC and Meridian 1

The following shows the pin configuration for DB9 or DB25 to 4 conductor modular adapters.
These pin-outs take into consideration that a standard line cord is used between them (each end opposite to the other).

XSDI
4-COND
MOD JACK
DB9M
PIN
RED 2
BLACK 3
YELLOW 6
SHORT 4-9,1-7-8
PC COM PORT
4-COND
MOD JACK
DB9F
PIN
GREEN 3
BLACK 2
YELLOW 5
QSDI, SDI2, DCHI, MSD
4-COND
MOD JACK
DB25M
PIN
RED 2
BLACK 7
YELLOW 3
SHORT 4-5, 6-8-20

 

Modular
Pin
Flat-Cable
Colour
Twisted-Cable
Colour


6 Conductor Modular Jack - End Veiw

4 GREEN WHITE/BLUE
3 RED BLUE/WHITE
2 BLACK ORANGE/WHITE
5 YELLOW WHITE/ORANGE
1 WHITE WHITE/GREEN
6 BLUE GREEN/WHITE

Popular SDI cables:

Part Number Configuration Purpose
NT7D61Ex DB9F to DB25M SDI to PC, Standard RS232
NT8D93Ax DB9M to DB25M XSDI to TTY
NT8D95Ax DB25M to DB25M Standard RS232
NT8D95Bx DB25M to DB25F Standard RS232
NT8D82Ax DB25M to DB25M QSDI to I/O
NT8D96AB DB25M to 3 DB25M QSDI 3-legged cable

Note: x = cable length. See Installation Maintenance Guide.


SDI cabling conversion from DB25-DB25 to DB25-DB9
For use on a PC Com port or XSDI Paddle board

DB25M PIN NT8D95 CABLE COLOR DB25M / F PIN DB9F PC COM PORT DB9M XSDI PADDLE BOARD
1 BLACK 1 9  
2 RED 2 2 2
3 WHITE 3 3 6
4 GREEN 4 8 4
5 ORANGE 5 7 9
6 BLUE 6 6 8
7 BROWN 7 5 3
8 YELLOW 8 1 1
9   9    
10   10    
11   11    
12   12    
13   13    
14   14    
15   15    
16   16    
17   17    
18 VIOLET 18    
19   19    
20 SLATE 20 4 7
21   21    
22   22    
23   23    
24   24    
25 PINK 25    

NOTE: The NT8D41 XSDI Paddle Board uses non-standard DB9 pin-outs.

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