The AtomX SDI expansion module adds 12G SDI I/O to your NINJA V with 2 x industry standard full size BNC connectors. When you have an AtomX SDI module attached to your NINJA V, you will be able to tap on Input to switch to SDI as your input. You will then be prompted to reboot your NINJA V so that it can to change to the SDI input. Tap Confirm and wait for your device to reboot in SDI source mode.
Once in this mode, the input menu will resemble the image shown above. The AtomX SDI Module does not need to be activated before use, however to use the SDI RAW feature you will need to activate this feature. Refer to the Activating Codecs and Features section for more info.
You can only switch from HDMI input to SDI input when the AtomX SDI Expansion Module or ATOMOS CONNECT is connected to your NINJA V.
To use the AtomX SDI Module with your NINJA V, firmware version 10.1 or later needs to be installed. To use SDI RAW, firmware version 10.6 or later needs to be installed.
When connected to an SDI source, tapping on Mode will toggle between the following modes:
Single Mode: For single SDI sources, where a single SDI input on either the Channel 1 or Channel 2 connector.
Dual Mode: Selects both SDI connectors to deliver the input signal as a dual-link connection, where two SDI cables are connected for dual link 1.5G/3G and 6G standards.
Auto Select: Your NINJA V automatically detects the correct mode to use, based on the signal that it is receiving.
Channel Source / Link Status
In Single Mode, a Channel Source indicator will appear and display the currently selected channel. Where you have two different SDI sources connected, you can tap Channel Source to switch between SDI connector 1 and 2. Single link SDI connections will automatically be configured based on the signal input between 12G/6G/3G/HD.
In Dual mode, a Link Status Indicator will display the status of your signals. Channel 1 and/or 2 will be red when the signal is not present, whilst they will both be green when both receiving a signal.
Compatibility Mode (SDI)
Where SDI has been selected as your input, a Compatibility Mode toggle switch will be visible under Source. This mode improves the signal locking process over SDI, when working with specific cameras that use a slightly different version of the 12G standard. For more information refer to atomos.com/support