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Frame Grabbers

Frame Grabbers

Display Capture Solutions

Epiphan Systems manufactures a wide range of DVI / HDMI and DVI / HDMI / VGA frame grabbers. Epiphan frame grabbers and capture cards allow the user to capture, record, or broadcast high resolution and high frame rate video signals from virtually any display source without a loss in quality or resolution.


Capture Video From Any Display

Capture Video From Any Display

Use Epiphan frame grabbers to captu- re video from any device with DVI, HDMI, VGA, DisplayPort, S-Video, BNC, Composite, ThunderBolt video output.

High Resolution and Frame Rate

High Resolution and Frame Rate

Epiphan frame grabbers capture video at resolutions up to 2048×2048 and frame rates of up to 85 frames per second in lossless crystal-clear quality.

Record and Stream

Record and Stream

Use Epiphan frame grabbers paired with a capture computer in order to record and stream video content using virtually any software that accepts an external video source.

Compact or Internal Form Factor

Compact or Internal Form Factor

Choose from compact external USB 3.0 and 2.0, Ethernet or PCI Express inter- nal form factors. All Epiphan frame grabbers are robust and designed to withstand high loads and round-the- clock operation.

Mac, Windows, Linux Support

Mac, Windows, Linux Support

Epiphan frame grabbers are compa- tible with Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems and are designed to work with any software that has video capture functions. DirectShow, Quick- Time, and Video4Linux are supported.

Lifetime Support and Updates

Support and Updates

Drivers and Epiphan's video capture software and firmware updates may be downloaded free of charge from our website.

  DVI2USB 3.0 DVI2PCIe DVI2PCIe Pro VGA2Ethernet DVI2USB Duo VGA2USB Pro VGA2USB  
Ideal for capturing:
Static Images Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Video up to 1920×1200 Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes  
Video up to 2048×2048     Yes   Yes Yes  
Interface:
USB 3.0 (external) Yes            
USB 2.0 (external) Yes       Yes Yes Yes
Ethernet (external)       Yes      
PCI Express (internal)   Yes Yes        
Inputs:
VGA Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes
DVI/HDMI Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes    
S-Video      Yes * Yes        
Audio 3.5mm      Yes * Yes Yes      
¼" TRS Audio      Yes * Yes        
Capture rate:
Up to 60 FPS Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes  
Up to 85 FPS   Yes Yes        
HD @ 60 FPS  Yes Yes Yes        
Third party application support:
DirectShow, QuickTime Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Video4Linux Yes Yes Yes   Yes Yes Yes
            * With DVI2PCIe A/V Kit (sold separately)

Frame Grabber Resolution and Frame Rate Performance Comparison

Frame grabber performance considerations center mostly on resolution and frame rate capture at the desired resolution. The comparison diagram below illustrates frame rate to resolution the trade-offs between frame rates and maximum display source resolution.

Frame Grabbers Comparison Chart DVI2PCIe Pro Details DVI2USB 3.0 Details VGA2USB Details DVI2PCIe Details VGA2Ethernet Details DVI2USB Duo Details VGA2USB Pro Details
* DVI/HDMI only

For most typical applications, such as capturing HD video, DVI2USB 3.0 is recommended.