Folsom ImagePRO HD Scan Converter


A high performance video scaler, scan converter, switcher and transcoder all rolled into one.


Folsom ImagePRO HD Scan Converter

Utilizing Folsom’s Athena proprietary high performance image processing technology, the Scan Converter-Folsom ImagePRO HD is a high performance video scaler, scan converter, switcher and transcoder all in one. In addition, the ImagePRO is the ideal solution for converting video into user-selectable formats. Examples include RGB, HDTV, component, s-video, composite (NTSC, PAL and SECAM) and HD/SDI video formats. Also, imagePRO-HD supports a wide variety of analog and digital output formats. These include broadcast and VESA standards along with many native plasma formats. ImagePRO users may also create custom output formats to support unique display requirements.


• Downconverter
• Upconverter
• Seamless switcher
• Frame synchronizer
• SDTV to HDTV Scaler
• Multi-format synchronizer
• Signal processor
• LED wall processing
• 24 frame per second playback • Tiled display
• Transcoder
• Scaler
• NTSC/PAL decoder
• NTSC/PAL encoder

Standard Features

  • DVI-I input with loop-through
  • HDSDI input
  • Three universal inputs acceptRGBHV/RGBS/RGsB computer video, component video (SD or HDTV), s-video, or composite video with loop- through
  • Outputs: 2x RGB or component video, composite video, s-video, DVI-D, HDSDI
  • User-de ned aspect ratio conversion and adjustments
  • Pan and zoom
  • Freeze
  • 10-bit processing
  • Motion Adaptive and Field to Frame de-interlacing modes
  • 3:2 pulldown detection for NTSC and 2:2 lm detection for PAL video sources


Universal analog input types:

  • 3x high bandwidth video channels support RGBHV/RGBS/RGsB computer video, component video (SD or HDTV), S-video, or composite video

Universal analog input connectors:

  • Input 1 on a DVI-I connector, Input 2 a HD-15 connector and Input 3 on a ve BNC connectors. All inputs are with buffered loop-throughs

Digital serial video input (SDI)

  • 1x SDI/HDSDI input on BNC

Digital video (DVI) input

  • 1x input 1 on DVI-I connector supports both universal analog and DVI input with loop-through

Input resolution range

  • 640×480 (VGA), 800×600 (SVGA), 1024×768 (XGA), 1280×1204 (SXGA), 1440×900, 1600×1200 (UXGA), 1680×1050, 1920×1200 (WUXGA), 2048×1080 (2K), HDTV 480p, 720p, 1080p, 1080i, 875 RS-343, 525 RS-170

Standard resolution video input


Input termination

  • 75 Ohm

Input sync

  • Sync-on-Video, Separate C or H/V

External sync (genlock) input

  • Blackburst, Computer H/V Sync or C-sync, or tri-level at HD on a BNC


  • 1x RGB or component video (SD or HDTV) (HD-15 connector)
  • 1x RGB or component video (SD or HDTV) or composite video ( ve BNC connectors) 1x Composite video (BNC connector)
  • 1x S-video (4-pin mini-DIN connector)
  • 1x SD/HD SDI
  • 1x DVI output (DVI-D connector)

Standard resolution video output:  NTSC, PAL

High resolution output supported:

  • VGA (640×480), SVGA (800×600), XGA (1024×768), SXGA (1280×1204), UXGA (1600×1200), WUXGA (1900×1200)
  • For LCD/plasma displays 1280×768, 1365×768, 1365×1024. HDTV 480p, 720p, 1080p, 1080i. 875 RS-343, 525 RS-170
  • User de nable video output formats supported


  • RGBHV, RGBS, RGsB, TTL level, polarity selectable, HDTV Tri-level sync supported

Output impedance:  75 ohm

Additional information

Weight13 lbs
Dimensions19 x 17 x 1.5 in