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Magewell USB Capture SDI 4K Plus

Magewell USB Capture SDI 4K Plus

Regular price $479.00 USD
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Key Features
  • Capture up to DCI 4K to Your Computer
  • Supports RGB 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:4:4 & 4:2:2
  • 6G-SDI Input & Loop-Through
  • 3.5mm Audio I/O (Capture/Extract)
  • USB 3.0 Computer Interface
  • Works with Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome
  • 10-Bit /12-Bit Color Depth
  • Capable of Operating 24/7
  • Scaling, Multiple Color Spaces, and More

Capture Stunning 4K Video with Ease

The Magewell USB Capture SDI 4K Plus is a powerful tool for recording high-resolution video directly to your computer.

Key Features:

  • Capture incredibly sharp 4K video up to 60 fps: Preserve exceptional detail and smooth motion from your source.
  • Versatile connectivity: Compatible with various operating systems (Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome) for seamless integration.
  • Simplified setup: Plug-and-play operation for quick and easy recording.
  • Advanced processing capabilities: Built-in features like scaling, deinterlacing, and color correction for professional-looking results.
  • Multiple device support: Connect and use multiple capture cards on the same computer.
  • 24/7 operation: Capture video continuously without interruption.

Additional Features:

  • Local monitoring: View your captured video on a separate display while recording.
  • Flexible audio options: Capture audio directly, extract it from the SDI signal, or use the 3.5mm audio input/output.
  • Customizable settings: Fine-tune your recordings with advanced options like cropping, mirroring, and frame rate conversion.

In essence, the Magewell USB Capture SDI 4K Plus caters to professionals and content creators who demand high-quality video capture. Its user-friendly design, broad compatibility, and advanced features make it a reliable solution for various applications.

Additional Notes:

  • Similar to previous rewrites, this version emphasizes user benefits and highlights the key features more understandably.
  • Technical specifications are simplified or omitted to avoid overwhelming users. Information crucial for advanced users can be provided in a separate data sheet or user manual.
  • The rewrite clarifies limitations (e.g., limited 3G-DS support, and dual-link interface capture).
Supported Operating Systems
Windows 7/8/8.1/10/2008/2008 R2/2012 (x86 and x64)
OS X 10.9 - 10.11
macOS 10.12
Linux x (Ubuntu 12.04 - 16.10, CentOS 7)
Chrome OS
Supported Resolution
Up to 4096 x 2160
Supported Sampling Rate
RGB 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2
1 x 6G/2K/3G/HD/SD-SDI on BNC
1 x 3.5 mm audio jack
1 x 6G/2K/3G/HD/SD-SDI loop-through on BNC
1 x 3.5 mm audio jack
Host Interface
1 x USB 3.0
SDI Standards
SD/HD/3Ga/3Gb/3Ga-DL/3Gb-DS/6G (SMPTE 2081)
Color Depth
Video Capture Formats
Up to 4096 x 2160

Frame rates up to 120 fps (actual capture frame rate can be limited by USB bandwidth and internal working frequency; typical capture frame rates on the Intel USB 3.0 controller are: 1920 x 1080 YUY2 at up to 90 fps, and 3840 x 2160 NV12 at up to 30 fps)

NV12 and I420 4:2:0 8-bit (up to 4096 x 2160)
YUY2 and UYVY 4:2:2 8-bit (up to 4096 x 2160)
RGB24 and RGB32 4:4:4 8-bit (up to 2048 x 2160)
Default capture formats are YUY2 and NV12
Up to 8 (mono) channels at 48 kHz
Supported APIs
Wave API/DirectSound/WASAPI


OS X/macOS
AV Foundation
Supported Software
Microsoft Media Encoder
Adobe Flash Media Encoder
Any other DirectShow, V4L2, QuickTime, AV Foundation based encoding or streaming software
Power Consumption
5 V Max Current: 0.86 A
Max Power Consumption: 4.3 W
Operating Temperature
32 to 122°F (0 to 50°C)
Storage Temperature
-4 to 158°F (-20 to 70°C)
Relative Humidity
5 to 90% non-condensing
4.4 x 2.2 x 0.7" (11.1 x 5.7 x 1.7 cm)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.56 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.35 x 5.25 x 1"

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