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Connections
Analog Video Input Component, NTSC, PAL or S-Video. Independent connections for component and composite and s-video.
Analog Video Output Component, NTSC, PAL or S-Video. Independent connections for component and composite and s-video.
HDMI Video Input 1 x HDMI type A connector 1 x HDMI type A connector
HDMI Video Output 1 x HDMI type A connector 1 x HDMI type A connector
Analog Audio Input 2 Channel RCA HiFi audio in 24 bit. 2 Channel RCA HiFi audio in 24 bit.
Analog Audio Output 2 Channel RCA HiFi audio in 24 bit. 2 Channel RCA HiFi audio in 24 bit.
HDMI Audio Input 2 Channels. 8 Channels.
HDMI Audio Output 2 Channels. 8 Channels.
SPDIF Audio Output 2 Channel 24 bit. None
Dual Rate support HDMI and Analog Component switches between high definition and standard definition. HDMI and Analog Component switches between high definition and standard definition.
Device Control None. FireWire may be used for controlling some cameras. None. FireWire may be used for controlling some cameras.
Supported HDMI Formats 525 NTSC, 625 PAL, 720HD and 1080HD switchable. 525 NTSC, 625 PAL, 720HD and 1080HD switchable.
Computer Interface PCI Express 1 lane, compatible with 1, 4, 8 and 16 lane PCIe slots. USB 3.0
Standards
SD Format Support 625i/50 PAL and 525i/59.94 NTSC. 625i/50, 625p PAL and 525i/59.94, 525p NTSC, 480p.
HD Format Support 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 720p50, 720p59.94 and 720p60. 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 720p50, 720p59.94 and 720p60.
HDMI Video Sampling 4:2:2 4:2:2
HDMI Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit. Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
HDMI Color Space YUV 4:2:2 YUV 4:2:2
HDMI Color Precision 4:2:2 4:2:2
Copy Protection HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content. HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.
Processing
Colorspace Conversion Hardware based real time. Hardware based real time.
HD Down Conversion Software based down conversion during video playback. Software based down conversion during video playback.
HD Up Conversion Real time standard definition to 1080HD and 720HD during video capture. Real time standard definition to 1080HD and 720HD during video capture.
Real Time Effects Apple Final Cut Pro™ internal effects. Adobe® Premiere Pro® CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects. Adobe® Premiere Pro® CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.
Extras
Software Included Media Express, Disk Speed Test, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver.
Internal Software Upgrade Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start, or via updater software. Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start, or via updater software.
Physical Installation PCI Express 1 lane, compatible with 1,4,8,16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows 7 and Linux. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements. USB 3.0. Requires an x58 based motherboard with onboard USB 3.0, or a USB 3.0 PCI Express card and an x58 or P55 series motherboard. Does not support USB 2.0 capture and playback. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.
Operating System Compatibility Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later, Windows 7 or Windows 8, Linux. Windows 7
Product Warranty 12 Months Limited Warranty. 12 Months Limited Warranty.
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