AC-ET Appointed as Blackmagic Design Dealer


A.C. Entertainment Technologies (AC-ET) Ltd.’s Video division has been appointed as an official UK dealer for the Blackmagic Design product range.

Blackmagic Design are a leading global innovator and manufacturer of creative video technology and solutions, providing a range of high quality and affordable products accessible to all.

As one of the largest specialist entertainment technology suppliers in the UK, with a portfolio of leading video and AV brands, AC-ET bring on board with them a plethora of knowledge and experience in the staging, rental, live production and broadcast sectors – all of which are key markets for Blackmagic Design’s extensive product catalogue.


Black Magic Design’s range of robust, well engineered hardware and software products are designed to provide affordable, high quality editing workstation solutions. Products include hard disk recorders, input cards, production mixer / switchers, video & audio converters, monitoring and signal routing / distribution – all of which AC-ET now have access to.

The DVI Extender allows the extension of DVI-D connections to computer monitors via SDI cables, making it infinitely easier to connect computer displays anywhere. Multiple monitors can be connected using any 3Gb/s SDI router, and the DVI Extender also functions as a regular DVI to SD/HD-SDI video converter.


The DeckLink Duo is ideal for editors and developers using two completely independent capture and playback streams in-and-out of a computer. It offers two SDI inputs and two SDI outputs plus a common tri-sync / black burst reference.

The VHUB/VS Smart Videohub is a versatile, feature-packed router with an inbuilt control panel, allowing users to change the routing at the push of a button. Smart Videohub is incredibly easy to use and includes a 16 x 16 SDI matrix switcher, 3 Gb/s SDI auto SD/HD/3 Gb/s SDI, re-clocking, Ethernet, USB and serial router interfaces.


A.C. Video’s Technical Sales Executive, Alistair Smyth comments “We are delighted to add Blackmagic Design to our extensive portfolio of leading video brands” adding that “Their products are reliable, well designed and will be very popular with our customers.”

A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd.    
Based 30 miles to the west of London, UK, the “A.C. Group” was founded in the early 1970’s by David Leggett and the late Richard Floyd.
A.C. Entertainment Technologies Ltd. is one of the largest European distributors of professional lighting, audio, rigging, video and associated equipment to the entertainment industry, supplying customers located throughout the World. The corporate headquarters, housing UK and International sales, demonstration, manufacturing, repair and substantial warehouse operation are located in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire. The company also has a Northern Region sales office with additional demonstration and warehouse facilities located in Leeds, West Yorkshire.
In addition, the Group has a separate projects company, A.C. Special Projects Ltd, and sales, manufacturing and warehousing operations in Europe, North America and Asia.