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USB Capture HDMI Plus
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The Magewell USB Capture SDI Plus is a one-channel 2K capture device that interfaces with your computer via USB 3.0. It features loop-through BNC input/output that allows you to see your video on a downstream device, while you are capturing it into your computer. It also has a line-in audio input, for capturing audio directly, without picture, or you can de-embed the audio from the SDI stream.

  • Capture SD/HD/3G/ 2K SDI + embedded audio
  • Loop-through SD/HD/3G/2K SDI
  • Audio input via Line in
  • Extract SDI embedded audio and output via Line out

Supported APIs

Windows

DirectShow

Wave API/DirectSound/WASAPI

Linux

V4L2

ALSA

macOS

AVCaptureSession

AudioUnit

Supported Software

VLC

VirtualDub

OBS

XSplit

vMix

VidBlaster

Wirecast

Microsoft Media Encoder

Adobe Flash Media Encoder

Any other DirectShow/V4L2/AVCaptureSession based encoding or streaming software

Input Interfaces

BNC

SD/HD/3G SDI

3.5mm audio jack

unbalanced Line In interface

Host Interface

USB 3.0

compatible with USB 2.0

compatible with USB 3.1 Gen 1

Output Interface

3.5mm audio jack

unbalanced Line Out interface

Loop-through Interface

BNC

SD/HD/3G SDI

Input features

Support for up to 2048x1080 input resolution

SDI Specific Features

Integrated cable equalizer extending the cable length as follows:

up to 330m for SD-SDI signals

up to 190m for HD-SDI signals

up to 150m for 3G-SDI signals

Support for SD/HD/3Ga/3Gb/3Gb-DL/3Gb-DS standards

Support for 2K (2048x1080) mode

Support for RGB 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2 color sampling

Support for 10/12-bit color depth

Support for extraction of SMPTE 352 payload identifier

Support for up to 2 (mono) audio channels at 48KHz

Support for extraction of audio formation information & channel status data

Limited support of 3Gb-DS: only the first stream can be captured

Limited support for capture of the first link of dual link interfaces:

YCbCr 4:2:2 10-bit 1080p 50/59.94/60: captured as 1080i 50/59.94/60

YCbCr 4:4:4 10-bit: captured as 4:2:2

RGB 4:4:4: R/B sub-sampled

Analog Audio Features

Extract the embedded SDI audio and output via 3.5mm unbalanced Line out

Capture analog audio via 3.5 mm unbalanced Line In interface

Video Capture format

Support for capture resolutions up to 2048x1080

Support for capture frame rates up to 120fps (Actual capture frame rate can be limited by the USB bandwidth and internal working frequency. Typical capture frame rates on the Intel USB3.0 controller are as follows.)

1920x1080 YUY2 (up to 70fps)

1920x1080 RGB24 (up to 60fps)

Support for YUY2 & UYVY 4:2:2 8-bit

Support for RGB24 & RGB32 4:4:4 8-bit

The default capture format is YUY2. More capture formats can be set using USB Capture Utility.

Video Processing Features

Video processing pipelines with 160 Mpixels/s processing bandwidth

Video cropping

Video scaling

Video de-interlacing

Weave

Blend top & bottom field

Top field only

Bottom field only

Video aspect ratio conversion

Auto or manual selection of input aspect ratio

Auto or manual selection of capture aspect ratio

Three aspect ratio conversion modes: Ignore (Anamorphic), Cropping or Padding (Letterbox or Pillarbox)

Video color format conversion

Auto or manual selection of input color format & quantization range

Auto or manual selection of capture color format, quantization range & saturation range

Support for RGB, YCbCr 601, YCbCr 709 color formats

Support for Limited or Full quantization range

Support for Limited, Full & Extended gamut saturation range

Video frame rate conversion

Vertical flip and mirror

Multiple devices on one computer

Support for connecting multiple USB devices to one system

Support for setting the device serial number as the device name shown in the system using USB Capture Utility

SDK

The USB Capture SDK provide functions including signal status extraction, capture configuration and real-time audio & video capture, etc.

Firmware Upgrade

Multiple devices in one system can be upgraded simultaneously

LED Indicator

Status LEDs indicate the working state of each channel:

Pulsing slowly: idle

On: input signal locked

Off: input signal unlocked

Double blinks: memory failed or FPGA configuration failed

Form Factor

110.7mm (L) x 56.8mm (W) x 17mm (H)

Accessories

USB 3.0 cable

Power Consumption

5V max current: ~0.5 A

max power consumption: ~2.5 W

Working Environment

Operating temperature: 0 to 50 deg C

Storage temperature: 20 to 70 deg C

Relative Humidity: 5% to 90% non-condensing

  • Magewell USB Capture SDI 4K Plus
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty

Supported OS

Windows

Windows 7/8/8.1/10/Server 2008/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/Server 2016 (x86 & x64)

Linux (support x86, x64 & ARM architecture)

Ubuntu 12.04/14.04/16.04/17.04/17.10/18.04 (x86 & x64)

CentOS 6.5/7 (x86 & x64)

Fedora 25/26/27 (x86 & x64)

Red hat 6.5 and above (x86 & x64)

Other Linux OS with kernel version 2.6.35 and above

Mac

OS X 10.9/10.10/10.11

macOS 10.12 and above

Chrome OS

Recommended OS (tested)

Windows

Windows 7 Ultimate/8.1 Enterprise/10 Enterprise/Server 2008 R2 DataCenter/Server 2012 R2 DataCenter/Server 2016 R2 DataCenter (x86 & x64)

Linux

Ubuntu 12.04/14.04/16.04 (x86 & x64)

Ubuntu 17.04/17.10/18.04 (x64)

CentOS 6.5/7.2 (x86 & x64)

Fedora 25/26 (x64)

Red hat 6.5 (x86 & x64)

Mac

OS X 10.9.5/10.10/10.11.2/10.11.3/10.11.4

macOS 10.12/10.13.2/10.13.3/10.14.3/10.15

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