Datavideo CG-500 CG Software & DeckLink 4K Extreme

Datavideo CG-500 CG Software & DeckLink 4K Extreme

Datavideo CG-500 CG Software & DeckLink 4K Extreme

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Datavideo CG-500 CG Software & DeckLink 4K Extreme

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  • Windows-Based GFX, Titling, CG Solution
  • Designed for Live and Post Production
  • Multi-Layer and Real-Time Workflow
  • Flexible Play-Out of Multiple Playlists
  • High Quality Render and GPU Effects
  • Effects Keyframing
  • 3D Stereoscopic Creating and Playing
  • SDI & Analog PCIe I/O Card
  • Supports 1080p 4:2:2 via Single-Link SDI
  • Broadcast-Quality HD/SD Conversion
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The CG-500 CG Software & DeckLink 4K Extreme from Datavideo includes Datavideo's Windows-based CG-500 character generator software and the compatible Blackmagic Design DeckLink 4K Extreme PCIe I/O card.

The CG-500 features a multi-layer, real-time workflow and supports play-out of multiple playlists even while titles are being created. It's ideal for live and post production broadcast programming in SD or HD. The DeckLink 4K Extreme supports 1080p 4:2:2 via single-link HD-SDI and 1080p 4:4:4 by dual-link HD-SDI. It also supports Component, Composite, and S-Video signals via an included breakout cable.

  • CG-500 HD/SD Character Generator Software

    The Datavideo CG-500 HD/SD Character Generator Software is a Windows based graphics, titling, and character generator software for live programming and post production. It features a multi-layer and real-time workflow and supports flexible play-out of multiple playlists, even while titles are being created. It's ideal for SD or HD news, reports, weather forecasts, and entertainment programming.

    High-Quality Render & GPU Effects
    3D PageCurl, Swipe, Explode, and Linear Light can be rendered in real-time
    Effects Keyframing
    All effects are keyframe-able
    Group & Text Playing
    Group and text playing by character, line, and text, with GPU dynamic texture
    Premade Templates
    A collection of premade templates includes Layout, CGlayout, Animation, Effects, and more
    Modify on the Fly
    Create and modify without interrupting the current playout
    Flexible Playlist Control
    3 playlists, 1 subtitle, and 1 quick play list each with sequence play, arbitrary play, schedule time play, or auto play
    Real-Time Data
    Real-time data for text crawler objects, stock crawler objects, and universal flip objects; these objects can be linked with different kinds of external data sources (like CSV file, text file, etc.) for real-time updating of graphics
    Title Editing/Playing Display
    External monitor displays title editing and playing through a single VGA link
    3D Stereoscopic Creating and Playing
    Side-by-side, top and bottom, line interleave output; advanced hardware supports 3D stereoscopic dual output of left eye and right eye (full color, fill color, and alpha color)
  • DeckLink 4K Extreme Capture & Playback Card

    The Blackmagic Design DeckLink 4K Extreme Capture & Playback Card features two SDI inputs supporting 6G and 3G capability, assignable in the Blackmagic Control Panel. With all the latest firmware updates installed, you can ingest DCI 4K, 4:2:2, or UHD 4K, YUV, 4:2:2 by single-link 6G-SDI. The second input shuts off in this setup. DCI 4K, 4:2:2 can also be ingested via the HDMI input with the latest firmware installed.

    With 3G-SDI assigned, you can ingest single-link, 1080p, RGB, 4:4:4; and with HD-SDI assigned, you can ingest single-link 1080p, 4:2:2, or dual-link, 1080p, 4:4:4. You can also use the SDI inputs for dual-channel 2D/3D stereoscopic workflows.

    The remaining connections include two SDI outputs, an HDMI output, and Component, Composite, S-Video, XLR, RS-422, and genlock on an included breakout cable. The card also features an internal SD/HD keyer and broadcast-quality up/down/cross conversion. DeckLink 4K Extreme is compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux based workstations and media servers and supports a comprehensive list of software (please see below).

    Key Features
    - PCIe I/O card compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux based workstations and servers
    - DCI 4K, 4:2:2, or UHD 4K, YUV, 4:2:2 by single-link 6G-SDI
    - DCI 4K, 4:2:2 by HDMI
    - 1080p, RGB, 4:4:4 by single-link 3G-SDI
    - 1080p, 4:2:2 by single-link HD-SDI
    - 1080p, 4:4:4 by dual-link HD-SDI
    - Dual-channel 2D/3D stereoscopic by SDI
    - Component, Composite, S-Video, XLR, RS-422, and genlock on an included breakout cable
    - Internal SD/HD keyer
    - Broadcast-quality up/down/cross conversion
    Mac OS X Support
    Drivers are available that work with software such as Avid Media Composer, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Apple Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Symphony, and Avid News Cutter. For visual effects, DeckLink 4K Extreme supports full compatibility with Adobe After Effects, The Foundry Nuke, and Adobe Photoshop. For audio, it supports ProTools, Steinberg Nuendo, and Cubase. And for streaming, you can use Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, or Livestream Procaster.
    Linux Support
    DeckLink 4K Extreme is an open standard capture card and is perfect for the development of Linux based video applications. The availability of a free, well documented SDK facilitates developing specific solutions to meet your needs or to work with solutions developed by others. A free download of Blackmagic Design Media Express is available for capture and playback when using DeckLink 4K Extreme with Linux operating systems.
    Windows Support
    In use with a Windows system, you get access to vast range of software because DeckLink 4K Extreme supports WDM, DirectShow, and QuickTime. For editing, you can use Avid Media Composer, Avid News Cutter, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio, CyberLink Power Director, and MAGIX Video Pro. For visual effects, the card is compatible with After Effects, The Foundry Nuke, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Photoshop. The list of supported audio software includes Steinberg Nuendo and Cubase. And for streaming, you can use Flash Media Encoder, Xsplit Broadcaster, Wirecast, and Livestream Procaster.
    Supported Applications
    Apple Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, Nuke - The Foundry, DaVinci Resolve, Avid Pro Tools, Steinberg Cubase, Autodesk Smoke, Adobe Photoshop, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in / live:cut / just:play / just:live, Softron OnTheAir / MovieRecorder / OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidcaster Pro / Studio / Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Harris Infocaster
In the Box
Bundle Items
  • Installation Disc
  • Software CD
  • Breakout Cable for Analog and RS-422 Control
  • HDMI Bracket
  • 3-Year Limited Warranty
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
  • CG-500 HD/SD Character Generator Software
    Minimum System Requirements For HD:
    Intel i5 Quad Core 2.8 GHz
    Able to support Pixel/Vertex Shader Model 3.0 graphics card or above
    512 MB graphics memory and 128-bit or above
    NVIDIA card with 192 or more stream processors
    ATI card with 720 stream processors or more
    2 GB system memory / 500 GB system hard disk space
    1400 x 900 screen resolution monitor or higher
    Windows 7 64-bit Professional

    For SD:
    Intel Core Duo 2.4 GHz
    Able to support Pixel/Vertex Shader Model 3.0 graphics card or above
    256 MB graphics memory and 128-bit or above
    NVIDIA with 96 stream processors or above
    ATI with 480 stream processors or above
    1 GB system memory / 500 GB system hard disk space
    1280 x 800 screen resolution monitor or higher
    Windows XP Professional SP2
    Recommended System Configuration For HD:
    Intel i7 2600 3.4 GHz
    NVIDIA card with 336 or more stream processors
    ATI card with 1120 or more stream processors
    1000 MB graphics memory and 256-bit or above
    4 GB system memory / 1 TB system hard disk space
    1680 x 1050 screen resolution monitor or higher
    Windows 7 64-bit Professional or Ultimate

    For SD:
    Intel i3 3.0 GHz or i5 2.8 GHz
    NVIDIA card with 192 or more stream processors
    ATI card with 720 or more stream processors
    512 MB graphics memory and 128-bit or above
    2 GB system memory / 1 TB system hard disk space
    1440 x 900 screen resolution monitor or higher
    Windows 7 32-bit or 64-bit Professional or Ultimate
    Compatible PC Hardware Cards Decklink SD: SD Internal Key
    Decklink Studio: SD Internal Key, SD External Key
    Decklink 4K Extreme
    Decklink HD Extreme 3D: SD Internal Key, SD External Key, HD Internal Key, HD External Key
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.5 x 5.4 x 0.6"
  • DeckLink 4K Extreme Capture & Playback Card
    SDI Video Input 2x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K and 2D/3D switchable
    Supports 3 Gb/s and 6 Gb/s single link 4:2:2/4:4:4 and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4
    SDI Video Output 2x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K and 2D/3D switchable
    Supports 3 Gb/s and 6 Gb/s single link 4:2:2/4:4:4 and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4
    Analog Video Input 1x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or Composite
    Component supports HD and SD
    Analog Video Output 1x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video and Composite
    Component supports HD and SD
    HDMI Video Input 1x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing support and Ultra HD 4K support
    HDMI Video Output 1x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing and 4K monitoring support
    Analog Audio Input 2 channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors
    Analog Audio Output 2 channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors
    AES/EBU Audio Input 2 channels unbalanced with sample rate converter
    AES/EBU Audio Output 2 channels unbalanced
    SDI Audio Input 16 channels embedded in HD/2K/4K
    8 channels embedded in SD
    SDI Audio Output 16 channels embedded in HD/2K/4K
    8 channels embedded in SD
    HDMI Audio Input 8 channels embedded in SD and HD
    HDMI Audio Output 8 channels embedded in SD and HD
    Sync Input Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD or 2K format
    Device Control Sony compatible RS-422 deck control ports
    Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control
    Computer Interface PCI Express 4 lane generation 2, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCIe Slots
    SD Format Support 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC and 525/23.98 NTSC
    Codecs AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes (LT), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy), Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10 bit 4:4:4
    Supported Applications Apple Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, Nuke - The Foundry, DaVinci Resolve, Avid Pro Tools, Steinberg Cubase, Autodesk Smoke, Adobe Photoshop, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in / live:cut / just:play / just:live, Softron OnTheAir / MovieRecorder / OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidcaster Pro / Studio / Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Harris Infocaster
    SD Format Support 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC, and 525/23.98 NTSC
    HD Format Support 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080p50, 1080i59.94, 1080p59.94, 1080i60, and 1080p60
    2K Format Support 2048 x 1556PsF23.98, 2048 x 1556PsF24, 2048 x 1556PsF25, 2048 x 1556p23.98, 2048 x 1556p24 and 2048 x 1556p25
    4K Format Support 3840 x 2160p23.98, 3840 x 2160p24, 3840 x 2160p25, 3840 x 2160p29.97, 3840 x 2160p30, 4096 x 2160p23.98, 4096 x 2160p24, 4096 x 2160p25, 4096 x 2160p29.97
    SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 372M, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601
    SDI Metadata Support VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal
    VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file
    HD RP188
    Closed captioning
    Sampling Video:
    4:2:2 and 4:4:4 (4K is 4:2:2 only)

    Audio:
    Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24 bit
    Color Precision 10-bit
    Color Space REC 601, REC 709
    HDMI Configuration HDMI automatically configures to connected display
    HDMI Resolution Pixel for pixel up to 4K resolutions
    HDMI Color Precision 10-bit
    Multiple Rate Support HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and 4K
    Component analog video connections are switchable between SD and HD
    Copy Protection HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources
    Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content
    Colorspace Conversion Hardware based real time
    3D Processing Dual stream and frame packed capture & playback
    HD Down Conversion Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD-SDI on SDI A output, SD-SDI on SDI B output and Composite and S-Video when working in HD video formats on playback. Switch analog video to Component and choose HD or SD output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.
    HD Up Conversion Built-in, high quality hardware up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on playback. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 pillarbox and 16:9 zoom. HD outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI and component analog.
    Cross Conversion Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD and 1080HD to 720HD on playback
    Real Time Effects Apple Final Cut Pro internal effects
    Adobe Premiere Pro Mercury Playback Engine effects
    Avid Media Composer internal effects DaVinci Resolve
    Operating Systems Supported Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later
    Windows 7 or Windows 8
    Linux
    Internal Software Upgrade Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.
    Physical Installation PCI Express 4 lane generation 2, compatible with 4, 8, 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
    Storage Temperature -4 to 113°F (-20 to 45°C)
    Relative Humidity 0 to 90% non-condensing
    Dimensions Depth: 6.38" (16.2 cm)
    Weight 6.7 oz (190 g)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.0 x 5.8 x 2.8"

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