Magewell USB Capture DVI Plus

Magewell USB Capture DVI Plus

One Channel HD DVI Capture Card
Part number: 32080

Product Details

Magewell USB Capture DVI Plus

One Channel HD DVI Capture Card

Part number: 32080


Captures one of the following

DVI + audio

VGA + audio

Component + audio

HDMI + embedded audio

Audio input via Line in

Extract HDMI embedded audio output via Line out

DVI usb capture plus interface

Supported OS


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


OS X 10.9/10.10/10.11

macOS 10.12 and above

Chrome OS

Recommended OS (tested)


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)

Fedora 25/26 (x64)

Red hat 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

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

Input Interfaces


DVI 1.0

HDMI 1.4a (via breakout cable)

VGA (via DVI-to-VGA convertor)

Component (via breakout cable)

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

Input features

Auto scan of video input sources when there is no signal input to the currently selected input source

Manual selection of video input source

Auto selection of linked (embedded) audio input source when the video input source changes

Manual selection of audio input source

Support for input video resolutions up to 2048x2160

VGA & Component Specific Features

12-bit ADC

Support for RGB & YCbCr (YUV) color formats

Support for ‘Separated sync’, ‘Composite sync’, ‘Sync-on-green’ (SOG), ‘Sync-on-luminance’ (SOY)

Support for DMT, CEA, CVT, GTF video timings

Input signals up to 165MHz pixel rate are digitized with 1:1 sampling

Input signals over 165MHz pixel rate can be digitized with horizontal sub-sampling (resulting in some image quality loss - NOT recommended)

Auto detection of RGB & YCbCr color formats

Auto or manual sampling phase adjustment

Auto horizontal alignment

Support for customized video timings

Support for customized video resolutions for CVT/GTF timings

HDMI Specific Features

225MHz HDMI receiver

Adaptive HDMI equalizer support for cables lengths up to 30M

Support for customized EDID

Support for extraction of AVI/Audio/SPD/MS/VS/ACP/ISRC1/ISRC2/Gamut InfoFrames

Full colorimetry support

Support for 8/10/12-bit color depths

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

Support for up to 2 channel IEC60958 audio streams

Support for extraction of audio formation information & channel status data

Support for extraction of video timing information

Support for extraction of 3D format information

Support for Side-by-Side Half, Top-and-Bottom, Frame Packing 3D mode.

Analog Audio Features

Extraction of stereo embedded HDMI audio for recording and output via 3.5mm stereo mini-jack Line Out

Capture of stereo analog audio from Line In (3.5 mm stereo mini-jack socket)

Video Capture format

Support for capture resolutions up to 2048x2160

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 75fps)

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 format 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


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


The USB Capture SDK provide functions including signal status extraction, capture configuration, 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

101.5mm (L) x 56.8mm (W) x 17mm (H)


USB 3.0 cable

DVI to VGA connector

DVI-I to HDMI + Component breakout

DB9 to YC + Composite + Analog Audio + Component breakout

Power Consumption

5V max current: 600mA

max power consumption: ~ 3W

Working Environment

Operating temperature: 0 to 50 deg C

Storage temperature: –20 to 70 deg C

Relative Humidity: 5% to 90% non-condensing

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