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The ViewCast Osprey 230 Analog Video Capture Card is designed for streaming professionals. This PCI-X analog capture card is suitable for broadcast professionals and global OEM systems integrators. With its composite and S-Video inputs and professional balanced audio features, it’s the card of choice for high-quality, reliable video capture.
When used with the SimulStream driver enhancement software (sold separately), this card lets you feed audio and video to multiple encoders at the same time. It also allows you to create multiple streams of the same type with completely independent settings for sizing, scaling, logos, and bit rate.
The Osprey 230 Video Capture Card works with popular video capture and encoding applications to provide maximum flexibility in meeting the requirements of your unique application. The Osprey card can be used in a variety of broadcast, commercial, and industrial applications.
Low profile form factor
Supports global analog standard-definition formats, including NTSC and PAL
Automatically detects and adapts on-the-fly when the input video format changes frommovie frame rates to television frame rates
Provides automatic optimization for changing motion content
Includes logo/bitmap overlay with transparency and positioning controls
Captures full-frame video at 30 frames per second providing full standard-definitionresolution for maximum quality
Provides audio loop-back output
Drivers available for Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems
Applications: Broadcasters, enterprise, government, OEM systems integrators, webcasting, live streaming, podcasting, mobile TV, video on demand, and surveillance
64-bit PCITM interface
32-bit/33 MHz PCI compatible
3.3 V PCI 2.3 compliant
In the Box
Osprey 230 Analog Video Capture Card
Osprey Breakout Cable
BNC to RCA Adapter
Driver and Documentation CD
Limited 2-Year Warranty on Hardware
Table of Contents
Microsoft DirectShow API Linux available from open source community
Multi-core processors are recommended to run video applications
Accepts the below inputs via the breakout cable
One-Channel Selectable Input: Composite (1 x BNC) S-Video (mini-DIN)
Audio: 2 x RCA unbalanced stereo 2 x XLR balanced stereo
Audio: 3.5 mm unbalanced stereo line
Closed-caption extraction/rendering Software-adjustable hardware audio gain control Logo/bitmap overlay Scaling, cropping, de-interlacing, and inverse telecine Loss of video automatic test pattern generation with text overlay option