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Teradek Bolt 500 3G-SDI & HDMI TX/RX Set

The Bolt 500 3G-SDI/HDMI Video Transmitter from Teradek transmits visually lossless video up to 500' with no delay. Single input (HDMI or HD-SDI) models also available on request.

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The Bolt 500

With highly refined software, new wireless radios, and a redesigned chassis, these Teradek Bolt models are the most reliable and capable monitoring solutions Teradek have ever built. Metadata and timecode support, 3D LUTs, dual inputs/outputs, multicast capable (1 Transmitter can multicast up to 4 Receivers), manual frequency selection and USB 3.0 GRAB Engine are all included on these new models but with the following new features:

Longer Range

Transmit visually lossless video up to 500ft with no delay.

2 New DFS Channels

Operate interference-free more often in the USA and Europe by making use of two newly introduced DFS channels.

More Robust Than Ever Before

Reach your Bolt’s full range and potential right out of the box with new software that provides the most robust wireless link we’ve ever created.

Rapid Reconnection

Reconnect times during a dropped link are now instantaneous once you move back into range.

Built-In HDMI to SDI Converter

Perfect for use with MoVI and other gimbals, Bolt’s TX has a built-in HDMI to SDI converter, allowing you to connect both your on-camera monitor and video source via the same device.

Video Inputs 1 x 75 Ohms BNC
1 x HDMI female Type A
Video Outputs 1 x 75 Ohms BNC (loop-out)
Input / Output 3G-SDI/HDMI
Color Sampling SDI: YCbCr 4:2:2, 10-bit (8-bit when format conversion is enabled)
HDMI: RGB 4:4:4, 8-bit
Latency <0.001 seconds
Delay <0.001 sec (when no video format conversion is enabled)
Supported Resolutions 1080p 23.98 / 24 / 25 / 29.97 / 30 / 50 / 59.94 / 60
1080p sf23.98 / 24 / 25 / 29.97 / 30
1080i 50 / 59.94 / 60
720p 50 / 59.94 / 60
480p 59.94 / 576p 50 (via HDMI ports only)
480i (NTSC) / 576i (PAL)
Video Compression Visually lossless
Color Correction CDL/1024 1D LUT (supports 10-bit color)
33 x 33 x 33 3D LUT (supports 10-bit color)
Frequency Non-DFS Frequencies:
5.19 to 5.23 GHz
5.755 to 5.795 GHz

DFS Frequencies:
5.27 to 5.55 GHz
5.67 GHz
Channel Selection Auto
RF Power 17 dBm EIRP
Range Up to 500' (152 m)
Encryption AES-128
Audio Compression 48 kHz 24-bit PCM
Audio Input Embedded
Switches On/Off
Reset Switch
Application Bolt Manager Application for OSX & Windows
Noise Rejection Can coexist with Wi-Fi and 5 GHz cordless phones
Construction Milled aluminum (chassis) and regulation-compliant PCB
Plastic cap
Power Input Connector 2-pin 7 to 28 VDC
Power Consumption 7.3 W nominal @ 1080p
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Dimensions 1.0 x 2.6 x 4.0" (2.4 x 6.6 x 10.2 cm)
Weight 7.6 oz (217 g)