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Full HD PCI Express Mini Video Capture Card from RDS

The DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe solution is a PCI Express mini video capture card based on H.264 hardware compression delivering high definition recording and low CPU consumption. The addition of an adaptor daughter board, capturing and receiving of additional HDMI or VGA input sources provides greater flexibility for monitoring, archiving or analysing HD video content. Call RDS on 01959 563 345 for more details.

Introducing the Wide Temperature C353W full HD PCI Express Mini Video Capture Card.

Now available from RDS, the AVerMedia C353W DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe solution is a PCI Express mini video capture card based on H.264 hardware compression delivering high definition recording and low CPU consumption. With the addition of an adaptor daughter board, capturing and receiving of additional HDMI or VGA input sources provides greater flexibility and possibilities for monitoring, archiving or analysing HD video content. The DarkCrystal HD offers stable operation in extreme environments under temperatures ranging from -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F). Standard temperature range (0 to 55c) is also available.

Features:

Hardware H.264 Compression

Wide temp range of -40°C ~ 85°C (-40°F ~ 185°F)

PCI Express Mini Card form factor

HDMI/ VGA input interface

Max capturing 1920 x 1080 60fps

Up to 60Mbps encoding capability
Low power consumption (1.5 Watts)



Module Type

PCI Express Minicard

Input

HDMI

VGA(D-Sub)

DVI (HDMI Adaptor, optional)

Video Resolution

Max. Input Resolution -1080p60

Max. Resolution Captured – 1080p30

VESA Resolution Supported

Captured Video Output

H.264 Transport Stream

RAW Video (YV12 4:2:0)

Color Adjustment

VGA: Brightness, Contrast, Hue (NTSC only), Saturation

HDMI: not supported

Operating Environment

Temperature: -40°C to +85°C

Humidity: 0 to 80% RHNC

Storage Environment

Temperature: -40°C to +85°C

Humidity: 0 to 90% RHNC

Power Requirement

2.5W

Dimensions (mm)

50.8 x 29.85

System Requirements

CPU

Intel® Core™2 Duo 2.4GHz

AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual Core 2.8GHz

Intel® Core™ i5-2500(4 cores/3.3GHz) or above is required for WMV format recording

Memory

2GB RAM

AVI Format Recording Requirement

SSD is required for AVI format recording:

- Read: 200MB/s (or above)

- Write: 200MB/s (or above)

- System AHCI function needs to be activated

- SATA III interface on motherboard is required

VGA

VGA card with support for DirectX9.0c or above

Standalone graphics card is recommended for HD video capturing

Sound Card

Yes

Operating System

Windows® XP/7/8/8.1/Linux (32/64-Bit)

Call RDS on 01959 563 345 for more details.

Author
Review Display Systems Ltd

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