Magewell USB Capture SDI Gen 2

BH #MA32070 • MFR #32070
Magewell
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 USB Capture SDI Gen 2

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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 backwards-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/down scaling
  • 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

Host ConnectionUSB Type-A (USB 3.2 Gen 1 / USB 3.1 Gen 1 / USB 3.0)
Input
Video Input Connectors1 x HDMI
Input Video FormatSDI (10/12-Bit 4:4:4/4:2:2 RGB, YCC)
1080p: 50/59.94/60 fps
Standards
HDCP SupportNone
Hardware
OS CompatibilityWindows 7 or Later
macOS 10.9 or Later
Linux
Chrome OS
General
Dimensions3.63 x 1.58 x 0.48" / 92.2 x 40.2 x 12.3 mm
Warranty LengthLimited 2-Year Warranty
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.43 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.9 x 4.85 x 1"
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