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Magewell Pro Capture HDMI Card (1-4 Channels) Multiple options

Magewell Pro Capture HDMI Card (1-4 Channels) Multiple options

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Key Features
  • PCIe 2 Card, 1 x HDMI, 1 x DB-9 Input
  • Component/Composite Video + Audio
  • 10/12-Bit Color, Embedded HDMI Audio
  • DB-9 Breakout Cable Included, Status LED
  • Works with Windows, Mac, Linux
  • Deinterlacing, Cropping, Color Adjust
  • Color Space and Resolution Conversion

Capture High-Definition Video for Professional Workflows

The Magewell Pro Capture HDMI Card is a versatile tool for capturing high-quality video for editing and broadcasting.

Key Features:

  • Capture HDMI video and audio: Record footage directly from HDMI devices like cameras, consoles, and computers.
  • Multiple input options: Supports capturing component, composite, and S-video signals through the included adapter cable for broader compatibility.
  • Exceptional video quality: Capture resolutions up to 4K and frame rates up to 120 fps for smooth and detailed recordings.
  • Advanced processing capabilities: Built-in features like cropping, scaling, color correction, and frame rate conversion for professional-looking results.
  • Multiple output streams: Capture each video source as separate streams with independent settings.
  • Ultra-low latency: Ensures minimal delay between the source and recording, ideal for real-time applications.
  • Broad compatibility: Works seamlessly with Windows, Linux, and Mac operating systems.

Additional Features:

  • 10-bit and 12-bit color support: Delivers richer colors and smoother color transitions.
  • Supports up to 8 channels of audio: Capture high-quality audio along with your video.
  • 24/7 operation: Designed for continuous recording without interruption.
  • Flexible software support: Compatible with various popular editing and broadcasting applications.

In essence, the Magewell Pro Capture HDMI Card is a powerful solution for capturing high-definition video from various sources. Its wide range of features, robust design, and compatibility with industry-standard software make it ideal for professional video production workflows.

HDMI Input
  • 225 MHz HDMI receiver
  • Adaptive HDMI equalizer support for cables lengths up to 98'
  • Supports customized EDID
  • Supports extraction of AVI/Audio/SPD/MS/VS/ACP/IRSC1/ISRC2/Gamut InfoFrames
  • Full colorimetry support
  • Supports 8/10/12-bit color depths
  • Supports RGB 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2 color sampling
  • Supports up to 8-channel IEC60958/IEC61937 audio streams via SDK
  • Supports extraction of audio formation information and channel status data, video timing, 3D-format information, and Sony/Canon DSLR time code
  • Support for Side-by-Side Half, Top-and-Bottom, and Frame Packing 3D mode
Component Input
  • 12-bit ADC
  • Supports RGB & YCbCr (YUV) color formats
  • Supports Separated sync, Composite sync, Sync-on-green (SOG), Sync-on-luminance (SOY)
  • Supports DMT, CEA, CVT, GTF video timings
  • Input signals up to 165 MHz pixel rate are digitized with 1:1 sampling whereas those over 165 MHz can be digitized with horizontal sub-sampling (resulting in some image quality loss; not officially supported)
  • Auto detection of RGB & YCbCr color formats
  • Auto or manual sampling phase adjustment
  • Auto horizontal alignment
  • Supports customized video timings and customized video resolutions for CVT/GTF timings
YC & Composite Input
  • 12-bit ADC
  • Supports NTSC, PAL, and SECAM standards
  • Auto detection of video input standard
Video Processing
  • Two video processing pipelines with approximately 180MP/s processing bandwidth for each
  • Supports full 10-bit video processing
  • Video cropping and scaling
  • Video de-interlacing (wave, blend top & bottom, top field only, bottom field only)
  • Aspect ratio conversion
    • Automatic or manual selection of input and output aspect ratios
    • Three aspect ratio conversion modes: ignore (anamorphic), cropping, or padding (letterbox or pillarbox)
  • Video color format conversion
    • Automatic and manual selection of input/output color format, quantization ranges, and output saturation range 
    • Supports RGB, YCbCr 601, YCbCr 709, YCbCr 2020 color formats
    • Limited or full quantization range
    • Limited, full, and extended gamut saturation range
  • Video frame rate conversion
  • Video OSD composition
    • PNG OSD image of up to 2048x2048
    • Dynamic loading of RGBA OSD image via SDK
Multiple Cards per System
  • Supports multiple cards plugged into one system
  • On-board rotary switch to set card number, with 16 positions from 0 to F
  • System hardware device tree will display “01: Pro Capture AIO” when rotary switch is set to 1, and so on
  • The video and audio device names displayed in your software will include the card number (set by the rotary switch)
Multiple Output Streams
  • Unlimited output streams for any one input channel
  • Independent cropping, aspect ratio, color format, resolution, frame rate, de-interlacing, and color adjustment settings for each individual stream
Ultra-Low Latency Support
  • Latency of 64 video lines
  • Partial notification mode in SDK
Timestamp & AV Synchronization
  • Hardware-based 100ns high-resolution clock
  • Audio frames (192 audio samples) & video frames are stamped with hardware clock
  • Hardware clock can be synchronized across cards (via SDK)
Video Output SG-DMA
  • Supports auto detection of Intel tiled GPU surface
  • Supports DirectGMA for AMD video adapter chipsets
  • Supports GPUDirect for NVIDIA video adapter chipsets
  • 400 MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in a PCIe 2.0 system
  • 200 MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in a PCIe 1.0 system
  • Pro Capture SDK for DirectShow for easy integration (Windows)
  • Pro Capture SDK for DirectKS for maximum flexibility & performance (Windows)
Windows Driver Tweaks
  • All options can be controlled by three levels of registry key: global level, product level, and device level
  • Video, audio, crossbar filter names can be customized via registry keys
Firmware Upgrade
  • Multiple cards in one system can be upgraded simultaneously
  • Cards can be upgraded without a system power shutdown when it is not in use
  • Supports Safe upgrade
    • If power off or system breakdown occurs when the firmware is being upgraded, it will automatically restore to the initial version (only available for firmware version 1.21 and above)
Recommended OS
  • Windows 7 Ultimate/8.1 Enterprise/10 Enterprise/Server 2008 R2 DataCenter/Server 2012 R2 DataCenter/Server 2016 R2 DataCenter (x86 & x64)
  • Ubuntu 12.04/14.04/16.04 (x86 & x64)
  • Ubuntu 17.04/17.10/18.04 (x64)
  • CentOS 6.5/7.2 (x86 & x64)
  • Redhat 6.5 (x86 & x64)
  • 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
Supported APIs
  • DirectShow
  • DirectKS
  • Wave API/DirectSound/WASAPI
  • V4L2
  • ALSA
  • AVCaptureSession
  • AudioUnit5
Supported Software
  • VLC
  • VirtualDub
  • OBS
  • XSplit
  • vMix
  • VidBlaster
  • Wirecast
  • Microsoft Media Encoder
  • Adobe Flash Media Encoder
  • Any other DirectShow/V4L2/AVCaptureSession encoding/streaming software
Inputs / Outputs
System Connection
PCIe 2.0 x1
Video Inputs
1x HDMI (DVI/HDMI 1.4a) Female
1x DE-9/DB-9 (Component/Composite/S-Video) Female
Audio Inputs
1x 2RCA Stereo Analog Female
Format Support
Input Video Format
Component / Composite / DVI / HDMI (8-Bit 4:2:2 YUV)
2048 x 2160 
Embedded Audio
HDMI: 2-Channel
OS Compatibility
Windows 7 or Later
Windows Server 2008
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2016
macOS 10.9.5 or Later
Ubuntu 12.4 or Later
CentOS 6.5 or Later
Linux 2.6.35 or Later
Power Consumption
Device: 3.3 VDC at 0.16 A (4.59 W)
Operating Temperature
32 to 72°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature
-4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
Operating Humidity
5 to 90%
3.86 x 2.72" / 9.8 x 6.9 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8.65 x 7.75 x 1.65"

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