Bolt 1000 3G-SDI Receiver

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Product Overview

What's In The Box?

  • 1 x SDI (BNC to BNC) Cable 10 inch
  • 1 x Lightstand Adapter (1/4"-20 inch)
  • 1 x Thumb Screw Plastic Head 1/4-20 thread, 1.25 length
  • 1 x PSU 2-Pin Lemo to 18W AC Adapter 6ft cable
  • 5 x Wireless Antennas (2dBi 2.4/5.8GHz) - For Rx
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Cable A to Micro B (3ft Length)
  • 1-Year Warranty

Technical Specifications

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Video -

Video Outputs

  • 1 x USB 3.0 micro B receptacle
  • 1 x 75 Ohm BNC

Sdi Ancillary Data Support

  • Supports transmitting metadata, timecode, and start/stop flags from certain camera manufacturers. Please refer to:

Usb30 Grab Engine Summary

  • ~checkmark~

Inputoutput Summary

  • 3G-SDI & HDMI

Color Sampling

  • SDI: YCbCr 4:2:2, 10-bit (8-bit when format conversion is enabled)

Tx Hdmi Sdi Converter Summary

  • ~checkmark~

Latency Summary

  • <0.001 seconds

Delay Tx To Rx

  • <0.001sec (when no video format conversion is enabled)

Supported Resolutions -

Resolution Frame Rate Summary

  • 1080p60

Supported Input Resolutions -

Supported Resolutions

  • 1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
  • 1080psf23.98/24/25/29.97/30
  • 1080i50/59.94/60
  • 720p50/59.94/60
  • 480p59.94/576p50 (via HDMI ports only)
  • 480i(NTSC)/576i(PAL)

Video Processing -

Video Compression

  • visually lossless

Test Pattern Generator Support

  • Custom output formatted test pattern over HDMI and SDI.

Color Correction

  • CDL/1024 1D LUT (supports 10-bit color)
  • 33x33x33 3D LUT (supports 10-bit color)

Audio Processing -

Audio Compression

  • 48kHz 24-bit PCM

Physical -

Size Tx Summary

  • ~bold~24 x 66 x 102 mm


  • 5.5” x 3.5” x 1.0”(139mm x 88.5mm x 25 mm)

Weight Tx Rx Summary

  • ~bold~238g / 380g


  • 13.3oz(376g)


  • Milled Aluminum(Chassis) and regulation-compliant PCB
  • Plastic Cap

Interfaces -


  • None

Configuration Interfaces

  • OLED LCD Screen with Menu Joystick Navigation

Desktop App

  • Feature-rich Bolt Manager Application for OSX & Windows

Usb Interface Functionality

  • Upgrade via Mini-USB

Network -


  • Non-DFS Frequencies:
  • US: 5.19 ~ 5.23 GHz and 5.755 ~ 5.795 GHz
  • EU & JP: 5.19 ~ 5.23 GHz
  • DFS Frequencies:
  • US: 5.27 ~ 5.55 GHz and 5.67 GHz
  • EU & JP: 5.27 ~ 5.67 GHz

Rf Channel Selection

  • Auto and
  • Configurable Channel selection

Rf Power

  • 17 dbm EIRP (with one 2 dbi TX antenna)

Range Summary

  • ~bold~1000 ft


  • Up to 1000 ft line of sight

Multicast Summary

  • Up to 4 RX

Unicast Multicast

  • Unicast/Multicast

Noise Rejection

  • Can coexist with WiFi and 5GHz cordless phones

Rapid Reconnect Summary

  • ~checkmark~

Number Of20 Mhz Channels Summary

  • 0

Number Of40 Mhz Channels Summary

  • ~bold~11

Power -

Power Input

  • 2-Pin Connector 7-28 VDC


  • None

Nominal Power Consumption

  • 8.5 Watts (Measured at 1080p60)

Operating Temperature

  • 0 ~ 50 deg-C

General -


  • Multiple mounting options with 4-40 holes
  • Multiple mounting options with 1/4" holes

Gen1 Sidekick Compatible Summary

  • ~x~

Metadata Support Summary

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With highly refined software, new wireless radios, and a redesigned chassis, these new models are the most reliable and capable monitoring solutions we have ever built. Metadata and timecode support, 3D LUTs, dual inputs/outputs, multicast capable, 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 1000ft
with no delay.

  20MHz Channels

Use more than twice as many Bolts in one location or avoid interference like never before.

  2 New DFS Channels

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

  20% Smaller Chassis

Not just smaller, but lighter too, allowing these models to integrate into any rig unnoticed.

  Individual Identity

Easily identify which Bolt
TX and RX work together with removable colored top plates.

  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.

  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.


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