What's in the box?
Latest hardware revision:
VGADVI Recorder Pro can now capture more HD content than ever before. The newest VGADVI Recorder Pro comes with
With this combination of available input ports and applicable DVI, SDI or S-Video adapters/converters you can bring in signals from nearly any source. This hardware upgrade also provides audio capture support for HDMI and SDI in addition to pre-existing support for 3.5 mm analog audio input ports.
VGADVI Recorder Pro systems running firmware 4.0.2 also feature a current generation Skylake motherboard.
Previous hardware revisions
Previous versions of VGADVI Recorder Pro came with
Unpacking the box
The following list applies only to new devices with the latest hardware revision:
Two VGA to DVI-I cables(3 feet / 1 meter in length each) Two HDMI to DVI-I adapters Two DVI-I cables(3 feet / 1 meter in length) Two composite to S-Video cables Two SDI cables(3 feet / 1 meter in length)
- One Ethernet cable
- Power cable
The following table will help you identify the cables
The cables included with your purchase are not proprietary. If desired, you can use other cables, purchased separately, to capture your sources.
Description of Included Cables (Images are for cable type identification, actual cable appearance may vary.)
|VGA to DVI cable||Connects a VGA source to the system’s DVI port(s). Roughly 3 feet (or 1 meter) in length.|
|DVI (male) to HDMI (female) adapter||Connects an HDMI source to the system’s DVI port(s).|
|DVI-I cable (single link)||Connects a DVI source to the encoder’s DVI port(s). Roughly 3 feet (or 1 meter) in length.|
|Composite to S-Video cable||Connects a composite output from an analog sources to the system’s S-Video port(s).|
|SDI cable||Connects an SDI source to the system via BNC connectors. Roughly 3 feet (or 1 meter) in length.|
|RJ-45 Ethernet cable||Connects the system to your network.|
Front and back panel view
The front of the VGADVI Recorder Pro rackmount server has a set of LED indicators and power buttons while the back of the 2U rack unit has array of familiar computer connections.
VGADVI Recorder Pro Front and Back Panel Descriptions
|Hard Drive LED||Blinks when the system is recording or accessing the hard drive.|
|Power LED||Indicates the system is powered on.|
|Network LEDs||Blinks when network activity occurs.|
|USB Ports||For connection of external hard drives, flash drives or control interfaces.|
|USB Ports||For connection of external hard drives, flash drives, or control interfaces.|
|RJ-45 Ethernet||Auto-sensing gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000 Base-T network port.|
|Audio In (blue)||Connect amplified line in audio sources to the system. (Use either line in or microphone in. Both cannot be used at the same time.)|
|Audio In (pink)||Connect unamplified microphone audio sources to the system. (Use either line in or microphone in. Both cannot be used at the same time.)|
|Audio In (2)||An Audio In port is located on each card. Connect audio sources to the system.|
|S-Video ports (2)||Connect analog video sources (S-Video, composite etc) to the system.|
|DVI-I Dual Link (2)||Connect analog or HD video sources to the system. (Dual link support with VGADVI Recorder Pro DL only).|
|SDI ports (2)||Connect SDI sources to the system.|