The Blackmagic Design Micro Converter allows you input SD, HD, or 3G-SDI signals to an HDMI monitor. This converter is useful for connecting your professional video gear to your home HD television. It can be connected to computer systems with Mac OS X 10.10 and Windows 8.1 or higher platforms. The converter has an SDI loop output that sends re-clocked SDI signals for connecting to other downstream equipment. You can power the converter with a USB power source. Also, you can update the firmware of the converter with the same USB port.