Pro Capture Quad SDI: 4 Channel SDI Video Capture PCIE Card

Pro Capture Quad SDI: 4 Channel SDI Video Capture PCIE Card

High Quality 4 channel real-time sdi hd video capture pcie card support capture 4 videos at same time.

Product Details

Pro Capture Quad SDI: 4 Channel SDI Video Capture PCIE Card


Supported OS

  • Windows 7/8/8.1/2008/2008 R2/2012 (x86 & x64)

  • Linux (V4L2 kernel driver source code under NDA, supports x86, x64 & arm architecture)

Supported APIs

  • Windows

    • DirectShow

    • DirectKS

    • Wave API/DirectSound/WASAPI

  • Linux

    • V4L2

    • ALSA

Supported Software

  • VLC

  • VirtualDub

  • OBS

  • xSplit

  • vMix

  • VidBlaster

  • Wirecast

  • Microsoft Media Encoder

  • Adobe Flash Media Encoder

  • Any other DirectShow/V4L2 encoding/streaming software

Input Interfaces

  • 4x BNC

    • SD/HD/3G SDI

Output Interfaces

  • PCIe Gen2 x4

Input Features

  • Support for input video resolutions up to 2048×2048 pixels

SDI Specific Features

  • Integrated cable equalizer supporting cable lengths up to 230M for HD signals

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

  • Support for 2K (2048×1080) 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 8 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 of 3Gb-DL:

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

    • Other modes: full supported

  • 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

Video Output Formats

  • Support for output image resolutions up to 2048×2048 pixels

  • Support for output frame rates up to 120fps. (Actual output frame rate can be limited by PCIe bandwidth, and at higher image resolutions – above 1280×1024 – by the pixel clock of the on-board video processing hardware. eg. Max frame rate at 1920×1080 = ~80fps. )

  • Support for 4:2:0 8-bit output formats: NV12, I420, YV12

  • Support for 4:2:2 8-bit output formats: YUY2, YUYV, UYVY

  • Support for 4:4:4 8-bit output formats: V308, IYU2, V408, BGR24, BGR32

  • Support for 4:4:4 10-bit output formats: V410, Y410

  • More output formats are supported via Pro Capture SDK for DirectKS

Video Processing Features

  • Two video processing pipelines with ~180Mpixels/s processing bandwidth for each one

  • Full 10-bit video processing

  • Video cropping

  • Video scaling

  • Video de-interlacing

    • Wave

    • 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 output 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 output color format, quantization range & saturation range

    • Support for RGB, YCbCr 601, YCbCr 709, YCbCr 2020 color formats

    • Support for Limited or Full quantization range

    • Support for Limited, Full & ‘Extended gamut’ saturation range

  • Video frame rate conversion

  • Video OSD composition

    • Support for PNG OSD image (up to 2048×2048)

    • Support for dynamic loading of RGBA OSD image via SDK

Multiple Cards per System

  • Support for multiple cards plugged to 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 & A/V 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

  • ~400MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in PCIe 2.0 system

  • ~200MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in PCIe 1.0 system

  • Support for auto detection of Intel tiled GPU surface

  • Support for DirectGMA for AMD video adapter chipsets

  • Support for GPUDirect for Nvidia video adapter chipsets


  • 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 controled 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 (In most cases, even a reboot is not needed)

LED Indicator

  • Status LEDs indicate the working state of each channel: idle, input signal locked, memory failed or FPGA configuration failed.

Form Factor

  • Normal profile PCIe x1 Add-on Card

  • 112.15mm x 102.92mm (without PCI bracket)

Power Consumption

  • Max current at 12V ~0.6 A

  • Max current at 3.3V ~2.4 A

  • Max power consumption ~14.3 W

Working Environment

  • Operating temperature: 0 to 40 deg C

  • Storage temperature: –20 to 70 deg C

  • Relative Humidity: 5% to 90% non-condensing


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