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SDI2USB 3.0 Video Grabber
SDI2USB 3.0

Portable USB powered
video grabber

USB icons60FPS uncompressedportable and ruggedwindows mac and linux
Setup is easy
Connect your SDI source to the SDI2USB 3.0
USB cableSDI2USB 3.0 Video GrabberSDI cableSDI Video camera
then to your computer
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SDI2USB 3.0

SDI2USB 3.0™ captures and records uncompressed production-quality images and videos at 60 fps directly from 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and SD-SDI sources. Connects to your Windows or Linux computer by USB 3.0.

Features at a glance

SDI2USB 3.0 captures video and audio from any 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and SD-SDI source in resolutions up to 1920×1080 (e.g. 1080p), regardless of video content. SDI2USB 3.0 captures images at 60 frames per second (uncompressed) in YUV 4:2:0 color formats when connected to a USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed) host. SDI2USB 3.0 is backward compatible with USB 2.0 connections.

SDI2USB 3.0 is self-powered through the USB port and requires no external power source. It is rugged, portable and small enough to fit into a shirt pocket, making it easy to transport between locations and integrate into existing systems.

Integration is simple, secure and non invasive.  Our portable video grabbers work with the source device without software and hardware modifications; making SDI2USB 3.0 one of the most secure and reliable solutions for capturing high resolution SDI video.

Epiphan recommends SDI2USB 3.0 for AV professionals who capture and record production-quality video directly from SDI sources.

  • Captures video and audio from 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and SD-SDI camera sources
  • Supports USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 data uplink
  • Provides confidence monitoring when an SDI monitor or projector is connected to the output port
  • Provides true 24-bit color and consistent frame rate performance regardless of video content
  • Captures resolutions up to 1920×1080 at 60 frames per second, including 1080p
  • Interfaces with multiple third party applications compatible with DirectShow on Windows or Video4Linux on Linux
  • Sources power from USB port, no external power supply required
  • Features a durable aluminum enclosure

SDI2USB 3.0 Diagram

SDI2USB 3.0™ Epiphan’s only external USB-based SDI video grabber. It captures and records uncompressed production-quality images and videos directly from 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and SD-SDI sources. 

Flexible video input

SDI-inputs-outputs

  • The SDI input port is designed to capture video signals from 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and SD-SDI and embedded audio from SDI sources.

SDI output port for confidence monitoring

SDI2USB 3.0 optional output port

  • Connect a monitor or projector to the SDI output port to monitor the input signal and make quick adjustments on the fly!

Designed with usability in mind

  • SDI2USB 3.0 can be inconspicuously set up on the medical cart, lecture podium, or desk; all within easy reach.
  • Rugged yet lightweight design is ideal when moving from office to boardroom, laboratory or anywhere you need to capture and record video.
  • Power over USB eliminates the need for AC power connection; the device is powered directly over the USB port.
  • Roughly the size of a box of paper clips, it can easily be slipped in your pocket or laptop case.
  • No internal fans or other moving parts; it is silent and reliable.

Transfer large files faster using USB 3.0

HD video 1080p@60fps

  • Capable of transferring uncompressed video to your computer or laptop in beautiful HD at 60 fps.
  • Supports USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 data uplink.

Customize your recording

  • Add company-related information, corporate color and a time stamp to identify your video.
  • Choose color, style and location on the screen where your custom information is displayed.

SDI2USB 3.0 laptop screen

Delivers high quality output

  • The frame rate is independent of the captured content; slow moving video and fast moving video is captured at the same rate.
  • No matter what content you capture you can depend on a consistent frame rate.
  • With no compression, SDI2USB 3.0 captures and transfers every pixel of the frame.

Invaluable tool for live production

  • SDI2USB 3.0 solves an age old problem when live production AV professionals want to transfer video content from a professional grade video mixing console to a laptop or desktop computer.
  • SDI2USB 3.0 connects to the mixing console’s SDI output port and the USB input of a laptop or computer.
  • Video is quickly transferred to a laptop or desktop computer.

Flexible recording options

  • Control how SDI2USB 3.0 records images and video.
  • Record captured images and video as a series of consecutively saved graphic files or as one video file.

Epiphan’s capture tool and drivers

  • All our video grabbers come with Epiphan’s capture software and drivers which provide a seamless interface to a wide range of industry standard encoding and streaming software.
  • Download the latest drivers and software from our website.
  • To maintain the highest standard of product performance we upgrade the video grabber firmware from time to time.
  • All upgrades are free and your video grabber notifies you when a firmware upgrade is available.

Out of the box and ready to capture

  • Ready to capture as soon as it has power and an input signal

Easy integration with multimedia applications

  • Saves captured images and video to the most widely used video file formats, like AVI.

Simple set up and navigation

  • Professionals can focus on their core business, without having to navigate through a complex user interface, connectors and cables.
  • SDI2USB 3.0 comes with all the cables and connectors you need to capture 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and SD-SDI signals.
  • With the click of a button, professionals can capture and record input from any device.

Integrates with:

  • Telestream

  • DirectShow

  • Microsoft

  • Quicktime