Magewell Introduces Ultra-Compact, 12G-SDI M.2 Capture Card 

Magewell has launched an Eco Capture video capture card that supports 4K video at 60 frames per second over single-link SDI connectivity.

Magewell said the Eco Capture SDI 4K Plus M.2 captures one channel of 4K video up to 4096x2160 at full 60 frames per second over a single-link, 12G-SDI interface.

For use in small and embedded systems where full-sized PCIe slots are not available, the Eco Capture family offers systems integrators and OEM developers a capture solution with low power consumption for space-constrained applications.

The low-latency Eco Capture devices feature a high-speed PCIe 2.0 bus interface with an M.2 connector and measure just 22x80mm (0.87x3.15in), matching the M.2 2280 size specification.

The new 4K 12G-SDI model joins four existing Eco Capture M.2 configurations: a single-channel model that captures 4K video at 30fps via an HDMI interface; dual-channel models that capture HD and 2K video over HDMI or SDI; and a quad-channel HD/2K model with SDI inputs. All five Eco Capture products also support up to eight channels of embedded audio per input. 

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