Magewell Eco Capture Dual SDI M.2 Card

BH #MA11530 • MFR #11530
Magewell
Magewell Eco Capture Dual SDI M.2 Card
Key Features
  • 2-Ch SDI 2K Capture Card for PC/Linux
  • Up to 2048 x 2160 Resolution Per Input
  • 2K/3G/HD/SD-SDI Signal Support
  • Small Form Factor M.2/PCIe 2.0 Interface
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The Magewell Eco Capture Dual SDI M.2 Card supports two SDI input sources simultaneously and allows you to capture up to 2048 x 1080 resolution (via 2K/3G/HD/SD-SDI) with embedded audio from each source to your computer. Featuring an M.2 (PCIe 2.0) computer interface, this card provides the flexibility to be used in compact/thin tablet computers and other small form factor PCs where PCIe slots may be at a minimum. It's compatible with Windows and Linux operating systems and is capable of operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week while an LED indicator confirms the working state of the input the entire time (idle, input signal locked, memory failed, or FPGA configuration).
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Magewell Eco Capture Dual SDI M.2 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Key Features
  • 3SDI Specific Features
  • 4Video Capture Formats
  • 5Video Processing Features
  • 6Video Deinterlacing
  • 7Aspect Ratio Conversion
  • 8Color Format Conversion
  • 9Multiple Cards Per System
  • 10Multiple Replicated Capture Streams
  • 11Timestamp & A/V Synchronization
  • 12Video Capture SG-DMA
  • 13SDK
  • 14Windows Driver Tweaks

The Magewell Eco Capture Dual SDI M.2 Card supports two SDI input sources simultaneously and allows you to capture up to 2048 x 1080 resolution (via 2K/3G/HD/SD-SDI) with embedded audio from each source to your computer. Featuring an M.2 (PCIe 2.0) computer interface, this card provides the flexibility to be used in compact/thin tablet computers and other small form factor PCs where PCIe slots may be at a minimum. It's compatible with Windows and Linux operating systems and is capable of operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week while an LED indicator confirms the working state of the input the entire time (idle, input signal locked, memory failed, or FPGA configuration).

Eco Capture Dual SDI M.2 Card also offers many processing and other features, including resolution scaling and a high-fidelity pipeline. The card features two native MMCX input connectors and comes with MMCX-to-BNC adapter cables for connecting your SDI signals.

Key Features

  • Two MMCX connectors supporting included MMCX to SDI adapter cables
  • Capture 2K/3G/HD/SD-SDI signals (up to 2048 x 1080)
  • M.2 Interface (PCIe 2.0)
  • Compatible with Windows and Linux
  • Resolution scaling
  • High-fidelity video processing pipeline
  • Image control
  • Various output color spaces
  • SG-DMA transmission mode
  • Multiple devices on one host
  • Multiple replicated capture streams
  • Hardware time stamp
  • Mounting hole
  • LED indicator
  • Firmware upgradeable
  • Common driver
  • 24/7 continuous operation

SDI Specific Features

  • Integrated cable equalizer supporting cable lengths up to 755' for HD signals
  • SD/HD/3Ga/3Gb/3Ga-DL/3Gb-DS standards
  • 2K (2048 x 1080) mode
  • RGB 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2 color sampling
  • 10/12-bit color depth
  • Extraction of SMPTE 352 payload identifier
  • Up to 8 (mono) audio channels at 48 kHz
  • Extraction of audio formation information and channel status data
  • Limited support of 3Gb-DS: only the first stream can be captured
  • 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 Capture Formats

  • Image resolutions up to 2048 x 2160
  • Frame rates up to 144 fps (actual capture frame rate can be limited by PCIe bandwidth; for 1280 x 1024 and higher, the actual frame rate may be limited by the onboard video processing hardware pixel clock - for example, the maximum frame rate of 1920 x 1080 resolution can up to 80 fps)
  • 4:2:0 8-bit capture formats: NV12, I420, YV12
  • 4:2:2 8-bit capture formats: YUY2, YUYV, UYVY
  • 4:4:4 8-bit capture formats: V308, IYU2, V408, BGR24, BGR32
  • More capture formats are supported via Magewell Capture SDK for DirectKS

Video Processing Features

  • Video processing pipelines with 180 megapixels processing bandwidth
  • 8-bit 4:4:4 video processing
  • Cropping
  • Scaling
  • Deinterlacing
  • Video aspect ratio conversion
  • Color format conversion
  • Frame rate conversion

Video Deinterlacing

  • Weave
  • Blend top and bottom field
  • Top field only
  • Bottom field only

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)

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, YCbCr 709, YCbCr 2020 color formats
  • Support for limited or full quantization range
  • Support for limited, full, and extended gamut saturation range

Multiple Cards Per System

  • Support for multiple cards plugged to one system
  • On-board rotary switch to set card number with 16 positions
  • System hardware device tree will display "01: Eco Capture Dual SDI M.2" when rotary switch is set to 0001, and so on
  • The video and audio device names displayed in your software will include the card number (set by the rotary switch)

Multiple Replicated Capture Streams

  • Unlimited capture streams for any one input channel (but in the same format)

Timestamp & A/V Synchronization

  • Hardware based 100ns high resolution clock
  • Audio frames (192 audio samples) and video frames are stamped with hardware clock
  • Hardware clock can be synchronized across cards (via SDK)

Video Capture SG-DMA

  • 400 MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in PCIe 2.x system
  • 200 MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in PCIe 1.x system
  • Auto detection of Intel tiled GPU surface
  • DirectGMA for AMD video adapter chipsets
  • GPUDirect for NVIDIA video adapter chipsets

SDK

  • Magewell Capture SDK for DirectShow for easy integration (Windows)
  • Magewell Capture SDK for DirectKS for maximum flexibility and performance (Windows)

Windows Driver Tweaks

  • All options can be controlled by three levels of registry key: global level, product level, and device level
  • Video, audio, crossbar filter names can be customized via registry keys

Magewell Eco Capture Dual SDI M.2 Specs

Supported Operating SystemsWindows 7/8/8.1/10/2008/2008 R2/2012 (x86 and x64)
Linux (based on V4L2, support for x86, x64, and ARM architecture)
Supported ResolutionUp to 2048 x 1080
Supported APIsWindows:
DirectShow
DirectKS
Wave API/DirectSound/WASAPI

Linux:
V4L2
ALSA
Supported SoftwareVLC
VirtualDub
OBS
XSplit
vMix
VidBlaster
Wirecast
Microsoft Media Encoder
Adobe Flash Media Encoder
Any other DirectShow/V4L2 encoding/streaming software
Input Interfaces2 x MMCX inputs supporting included MMCX to SDI adapter cables
Host InterfaceM.2 2280 standard size
Power ConsumptionMax Current at 3.3 V: 1.00 A
Max Power Consumption: 3.38 W
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature-4 to 158°F (-20 to 70°C)
Relative Humidity5 to 90% non-condensing
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.6 x 7.7 x 1.7"
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