Magewell PCIe x8 Two-Channel 4K Capture Card

BH #MA11260 • MFR #11260
Magewell PCIe x8 Two-Channel 4K Capture Card
Key Features
  • Supports Resolutions up to 4096 x 2160
  • Two HDMI Inputs
  • Two HDMI Loop-Through Outputs
  • Embedded Audio
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The PCIe x8 Two-Channel 4K Capture Card from Magewell supports a resolution up to 4096 x 2160. It features two HDMI inputs and two HDMI loop-through outputs with embedded audio. It also features a PCIe Gen2 x8 host interface, a mounting hole, an LED status indicator, and a rotary switch. It has Windows and Linux SDK and includes Capture Express software.
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Magewell 11260 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Supported OS
  • 3Recommended OS (Tested)
  • 4Supported APIs
  • 5Supported Software
  • 6HDMI Specific Features
  • 7Video Capture Formats
  • 8Video Processing Features
  • 9Multiple Cards per System
  • 10Multiple Capture Streams
  • 11Ultra Low Latency Support
  • 12Timestamp and A/V Synchronization
  • 13Video Capture SG-DMA
  • 14SDK
  • 15Windows Driver Tweaks
  • 16Firmware Upgrade
  • 17LED Indicator

The PCIe x8 Two-Channel 4K Capture Card from Magewell supports a resolution up to 4096 x 2160. It features two HDMI inputs and two HDMI loop-through outputs with embedded audio. It also features a PCIe Gen2 x8 host interface, a mounting hole, an LED status indicator, and a rotary switch. It has Windows and Linux SDK and includes Capture Express software.

Supported OS

Windows:

  • Windows 7/8/8.1/10/Server 2008/Server 2008 R2/Server 2012/Server 2016 (x86 and x64)

Linux (support x86, x64, and ARM architecture):

  • Ubuntu 12.04/14.04/16.04/17.04/17.10/18.04 (x86 and x64)
  • CentOS 6.5/7 (x86 and x64)
  • Fedora 25/26/27 (x86 and x64)
  • Red hat 6.5 and above (x86 and x64)
  • Other Linux OS with kernel version 2.6.35 and above

Mac:

  • OS X 10.9/10.10/10.11
  • macOS 10.12 and above

Recommended OS (Tested)

Windows:

  • Windows 7 Ultimate/8.1 Enterprise/10 Enterprise/Server 2008 R2 DataCenter/Server 2012 R2 DataCenter/Server 2016 R2 DataCenter (x86 and x64)

Linux:

  • Ubuntu 12.04/14.04/16.04 (x86 and x64)
  • Ubuntu 17.04/17.10/18.04 (x64)
  • CentOS 6.5/7.2 (x86 and x64)
  • Fedora 25/26 (x64)
  • Red hat 6.5 (x86 and x64)

Mac:

  • 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

  • Windows:
  • DirectShow
  • DirectKS
  • Wave API/DirectSound/WASAPI
  • Linux:
  • V4L2
  • ALSA

Supported Software

  • VLC
  • VirtualDub
  • OBS
  • XSplit
  • vMix
  • VidBlaster
  • Wirecast
  • Microsoft Media Encoder
  • Adobe Flash Media Encoder
  • Any other DirectShow/V4L2 encoding/streaming software

HDMI Specific Features

  • 594 MHz HDMI receiver
  • Adaptive HDMI equalizer
  • Support for customized EDID
  • Support for extraction of AVI/Audio/SPD/MS/VS/ACP/ISRC1/ISRC2/Gamut/HDR/VBI InfoFrames
  • Full colorimetry support
  • Support for 8/10/12-bit color depths
  • Support for RGB 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:4:4, and YCbCr 4:2:2 color sampling
  • Support for up to 8-channel IEC60958/IEC61937 audio streams via SDK
  • Support for extraction of audio formation information and channel status data
  • Support for extraction of video timing information
  • Support for extraction of 3D format information
  • Support for extraction of Sony/Canon DSLR timecode
  • Support for Side-by-Side Half, Top-and-Bottom, and Frame Packing 3D mode
  • Support for HDR10

Video Capture Formats

  • Support for capture image resolutions up to 4096 x 2160
  • Support for capture frame rates up to 144 fps (Actual capture frame rate can be limited by PCIe bandwidth and image resolution)
  • Support for 4:2:0 8-bit capture formats: NV12, I420, YV12
  • Support for 4:2:2 8-bit capture formats: YUY2, YUYV, UYVY
  • Support for 4:4:4 8-bit capture formats: V308, IYU2, V408, BGR24, BGR32
  • Support for 4:4:4 10-bit capture formats: V410, Y410
  • More capture formats are supported via Magewell Capture SDK for DirectKS

Video Processing Features

  • Two video processing pipelines with 720MP processing bandwidth for each one
  • Full 10-bit video processing
  • Video cropping
  • Video scaling
  • 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, YCbCr 709, and YCbCr 2020 color formats
  • Support for Limited or Full quantization range
  • Support for Limited, Full, and 'Extended Gamut' saturation range
  • Video frame rate conversion
  • Video OSD composition
  • Support for PNG OSD image (up to 4096 x 2160)
  • Support for dynamic loading of RGBA OSD image via SDK

Multiple Cards per System

  • Support for multiple cards plugged into one system
  • Onboard rotary switch to set card number, with 16 positions from 0 to F
  • System hardware device tree will display "01: Pro Capture Dual HDMI 4K+ LT" when rotary switch is set to 1, and so on
  • The video and audio device names displayed in your software will include the card number (set by the rotary switch)

Multiple Capture Streams

  • Unlimited capture streams for any one input channel
  • Independent cropping, aspect ratio, color format, resolution, frame rate, deinterlacing, and color adjustment settings for each stream

Ultra Low Latency Support

  • Latency of 64 video lines
  • Partial notification mode in SDK

Timestamp and A/V Synchronization

  • Hardware-based 100 ns 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

  • ~1600 MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in PCIe 2.x system
  • ~800 MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in PCIe 1.x system
  • Support for autodetection of Intel tiled GPU surface
  • Support for DirectGMA for AMD video adapter chipsets
  • Support for 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 , product, and device
  • Video, Audio, and Crossbar filter names can be customized via registry keys

Firmware Upgrade

  • Multiple cards in one system can be upgraded simultaneously
  • Cards can be upgraded without a system power shutdown (In most cases, even a reboot is not needed)
  • Safe upgrade: If power-off or system breakdown occur when the firmware is being upgraded, it will automatically restore to the initial version

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

Magewell 11260 Specs

Host ConnectionPCIe x8 (PCIe 2.0)
Input
Video Input Connectors2 x HDMI (HDMI 2.0 / DVI)
Input Video FormatHDMI (8/10/12-Bit 4:4:4/4:2:2/4:2:0 RGB)
DCI 4K
Audio Input ConnectorsNone
Embedded Audio InputHDMI: 8-Channel
Output
Video Output Connectors1 x HDMI (HDMI 2.0 / DVI) (Loop Output)
Embedded Audio OutputHDMI: 8-Channel
Hardware
OS CompatibilityWindows 7
Windows 8
Windows 8.1
Windows 10
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
Linux 2.6.35 or Later
macOS 10.9
macOS 10.10
macOS 10.11
macOS 10.12 or Later
Power
Power ConsumptionDevice: 12 VDC at 1.32 A (22 W)
Device: 3.3 VDC at 1.94 A (22 W)
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature-4 to 158°F / -20 to 70°C
Operating Humidity5 to 90%
General
Dimensions5.04 x 4.05" / 127.89 x 102.92 mm
Warranty LengthLimited 2-Year Warranty
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.82 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.6 x 7.7 x 1.5"
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