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Frame Grabbers

Display Capture Solutions

Epiphan Systems manufactures a wide range of video grabbers to capture VGA, DVI/HDMI and SDI signals. Epiphan frame grabbers, video 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 SDi, 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.
 

Frame Grabber Comparison Table

 DVI2USB 3.0
DVI2USB 3.0
SDI2USB 3.0
SDI2USB 3.0
DVI2PCIe
DVI2PCIe
DVI2PCIe
DVI2PCIe Duo
VGA2Ethernet
VGA2Ethernet
DVI2USB Duo
DVI2USB Duo
VGA2USB Pro
VGA2USB Pro
VGA2USB
VGA2USB
Ideal for capturing:
Static Images
Video up to 1920×1200  
Video up to 2048×2048      ✓    
Interface
USB 3.0 (external)            
USB 2.0 (external)      
Ethernet              
PCI Express (internal)            
Inputs:
SDI            
VGA    
DVI/HDMI      
S-Video     ✓* ✓*        
Audio 3.5mm     ✓* ✓*      
¼" TRS Audio     ✓* ✓*        
Capture rate:
Up to 60 FPS  
Up to 85 FPS            
HD @ 60 FPS        
Audio Support:
HDMI Audio            
SDI Audio            
Analog Audio     ✓* ✓*      
Third-party application support:
DirectShow, QuickTime
Video4Linux  

* 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 VGA2Ethernet DVI2PCIe Details DVI2USB 3.0 Details VGA2USB Details DVI2PCIe DUo Details SDI2USB 3.0 Details DVI2USB Duo Details VGA2USB Pro Details * With DVI2PCIe A/V Kit (sold separately)
** DVI/HDMI only

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