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Magewell USB Capture SDI Gen 2

BH #MA32070 • MFR #32070
Magewell USB Capture SDI Gen 2
Key Features
  • Capture/Import SDI Signals to Computers
  • Up to 2048 x 1080 Resolution Support
  • Ideal for Recording / Streaming
  • Connect Broadcast/Surveillance Equipment
The Magewell USB Capture SDI Gen 2 is a slim and compact dongle that lets you easily import an SDI signal into your computer for recording or streaming. It provides a handy and efficient way of connecting cameras, decks, switchers, and other broadcast and surveillance equipment to your computer. Furthermore, it doesn't require any additional drivers to be installed, and thereby is compatible with various software and web applications (see below) on Mac, Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS, and works by simple plug-and-play connection.
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Magewell 32070 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Key Features
  • 3Supported Software
  • 4SDI Supported Features
  • 5Capture of First Link of Dual-Link Interfaces
  • 6Video Capture Format Support
  • 7Video Processing Features
  • 8Video Deinterlacing
  • 9Video Aspect Ratio Conversion
  • 10Video Color Format Conversion

The Magewell USB Capture SDI Gen 2 is a slim and compact dongle that lets you easily import an SDI signal into your computer for recording or streaming. It provides a handy and efficient way of connecting cameras, decks, switchers, and other broadcast and surveillance equipment to your computer. Furthermore, it doesn't require any additional drivers to be installed, and thereby is compatible with various software and web applications (see below) on Mac, Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS, and works by simple plug-and-play connection.

This Gen 2 version supports input/output resolutions up to 2048 x 1080 (2K) at 60 Hz. Using an included mini-coax to SDI adapter cable, connect any 3G/HD/SD-SDI source to the dongle, and output it to your computer with embedded audio over a USB 3.0 cable, which is also supplied. The USB port and USB cable are also backward-compatible with USB 2.0.

If you want to stream or record at a lower resolution than what's being captured, you can pull up the "Filters Properties Dialog Window" in the software you use and adjust parameters to downscale (or upscale)/deinterlace the image, as well as adjust brightness and other image properties. The device is also designed to work continuously 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Key Features
  • Capture and record/stream SDI signals up to 2048 x 1080 (2K) at 60 Hz
  • Compatible with software/web-applications on Mac, Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS
  • Plug-and-play connection
  • UVC protocol compatible
  • Up/downscaling
  • Deinterlacing
  • Image adjustment control
  • Various output color spaces
  • Firmware-upgradeable
  • Capable of continuous 24/7 operation
  • Multiple units can be connected to one host
Supported Software
  • VLC
  • VirtualDub
  • OBS
  • XSplit
  • vMix
  • VidBlaster
  • Wirecast
  • Microsoft Media Encoder
  • Adobe Flash Media Encoder
  • Any other DirectShow, V4L2, QuickTime, or AV Foundation based encoding or streaming software
SDI Supported Features
  • Cable lengths up to 460 ft for 3G-SDI signals via integrated cable equalizer
  • SD/HD/3Ga/3Gb/3Ga-DL/3Gb-DS standards
  • 2K (2048 x 1080) signals
  • RGB 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:4:4, and YCbCr 4:2:2 color sampling
  • 10-/12-bit color depth
  • Extraction of SMPTE 352 payload identifier
  • Up to 2 (mono) audio channels at 48 kHz
  • Extraction of audio formation information and channel status data
  • 3Gb-DS: only the first stream can be captured
Capture of 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 Capture Format Support
  • Capture resolutions up to 2048 x 1080
  • Capture frame rates up to 120 fps (Actual capture frame rate can be limited by the USB bandwidth and internal working frequency. Typical capture frame rates on the Intel USB 3.0 controller are: 1) 1920 x 1080 YUY2 at up to 70 fps, 2) 1920 x 1080 RGB24 at up to 60 fps
  • YUY2 & UYVY 4:2:2 8-bit
  • RGB24 & RGB32 4:4:4 8-bit
  • The default capture format is YUY2; more capture formats can be set using a USB Capture Utility
Video Processing Features
  • Video processing pipelines with 160 megapixels processing bandwidth
  • Video cropping
  • Video scaling
  • Video deinterlacing
  • Video aspect ratio conversion
  • Video color format conversion
  • Video frame rate conversion
  • Vertical flip and mirror
Video Deinterlacing
  • Weave
  • Blend top and 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 and quantization range
  • Auto or manual selection of capture color format, quantization range, and saturation range
  • Support for RGB, YCbCr 601, and YCbCr 709 color formats
  • Support for limited or full quantization range
  • Support for limited, full, and extended gamut saturation range

Magewell 32070 Specs

System Connection
USB-A 3.0 / 3.1/3.2 Gen 1
Video Inputs
1x BNC (3G-SDI)
Audio Inputs
No
Input Video Format
SDI (10/12-Bit 4:4:4/4:2:2 RGB, YCC)
DCI 2K at 50/59.94/60 fps
Hardware
OS Compatibility
Windows 7 or Later
macOS 10.9 or Later
Linux
Chrome OS
Power Consumption
5 VDC at 0.5 A (2.5 W)
Environmental
Operating Temperature
32 to 122°F / 0 to 50°C
Storage Temperature
-4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
Operating Humidity
5 to 90%
General
Dimensions
3.6 x 1.6 x 0.5" / 9.2 x 4 x 1.2 cm
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.43 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.9 x 4.85 x 1"

Magewell 32070 Reviews

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Can I use this with a Canon C200 to livestream to ...

Can I use this with a Canon C200 to livestream to Zoom (C200 Magewell USB Capture SDI Gen 2 Zoom on a laptop)?
Asked by: Krysten
Yes, as long as the SDI port is sending a 1080 signal. Either 1080p or 1080i
Answered by: Steve
Date published: 2022-06-15

Does this work with Wirecast? Magewell's website ...

Does this work with Wirecast? Magewell's website does not have Wirecast listed on the compatibility list on the spec sheet for this particular model. The other Magewell products on the site list Wirecast!
Asked by: James
Yes it is compatible with Wirecast.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2021-02-28

Will this work with BM TV Studio Pro HD at 1080p ...

Will this work with BM TV Studio Pro HD at 1080p 59.94?
Asked by: Darren
yes this will work with the ATEM TV studio HD at 1080p 59.94
Answered by: Sean
Date published: 2020-06-16

Will this work with the Sony FS7 since the FS7 ...

Will this work with the Sony FS7 since the FS7 does PsF?
Asked by: John
Yes it will it will work with any HDSDI signal
Answered by: Steve
Date published: 2022-05-19

Can you buy a spare mini bnc adapter cable for ...

Can you buy a spare mini bnc adapter cable for this product, THE BMD and Canare ones in micro mini bnc are not correct size. A spare would be important to have if you lose or break the included one?
Asked by: Lance
Search for this - Mini-Coax to Full-Size SDI (BNC) Adapter Cable via GOOGLE. MCX Plug (Male) to SDI Female
Answered by: Patrick
Date published: 2021-09-16

Does this unit come with the USB A to A cable?

Does this unit come with the USB A to A cable?
Asked by: Jonathan
no, micro to A
Answered by: Robert
Date published: 2021-03-10

Could you conceivably stream multiple cameras ...

Could you conceivably stream multiple cameras using multiple Magewell dongles on the same laptop?
Asked by: Kyle
It is possible, but you would need a very powerful computer to be able to handle multiple of such a capture device. Not sure it would be optimal with a laptop.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2020-10-15

question

Is this compatible with Blackmagic HDMI-to-SDI micro converter? I have a Panasonic GH5 which only has HDMI output. I'll connect the GH5 to the Blackmagic micro converter, then run a long SDI cable to the Magewell.My laptop will be very far away from the camera so I need the SDI version of the Magewell. Thanks! God bless!
Asked by: clyde
While we have not used this equipment, we see no reason it will not work as you wish. Keep in mind he camera cannot output 4K over HDMI, only HD.
Answered by: Dennis A L.
Date published: 2018-08-27
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