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Osprey 845e SDI SD/HD video capture card


Osprey 845e - 95-00273 with simulstream video capture card designed for multiple SDI input indipendents

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The video capture card Osprey 845e is ideal to manage several input channels in a single device with SDI connections. The video capture card supports both SD and HD as well as embedded audio in the SDI. This high-density SDI video capture card has four independent SDI channels.

The video capture card Osprey 845e - 95-00273 is now available with 32/64 bit Linux Drivers.

A Linux driver for the Osprey 845e video capture card from ViewCast is now available. You can download the driver HERE.

Multiple streams per input. The SimulStream allows to:

  • Feed multiple encoders at the same time
  • Use with a variety of available streaming codecs
  • Support SD and HD streams
  • Create multiple streams of the same type and indipendent settings for sizing, scaling, logos and bit rates


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Video capture card Osprey 845e tech spech

Driver Support 
  • Microsoft DirectShow API
  • Linux Driver - Q3-2012
  • Video: SDI (BNC x 4)
  • Audio: Embedded SDI (8 channels per SDI channel)
ConnectivityPCI Express (x 4)- Slots: x 4, x 8, or x 16
  • Closed-caption extraction/rendering (CEA-608/CEA-708)
  • Logo / bitmap overlay
  • Scaling, cropping, de-interlacing and inverse telecine
  • Loss of video automatic test pattern generation with text overlay option
  • Full height
  • 6.60” L x 4.38” H (16.77cm L x 11.12cm H)
SDI Compliance
  • HD model (supports 3G, HD, and SD)
  • 4 inputs - SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M
  • 2 inputs - SMPTE 424M SD model
  • 4 inputs - SMPTE 259M
Hardware Warranty1 year limited hardware warranty
System Requirements
  • High-definition video requires intense bandwidth across the system bus, CPU, and memory. CPU Direct or North Bridge PCIe slots are required.
  • Multi-core processors (4 or more) are recommended to run video applications/li>

Video capture card Osprey 845e Supported Modes for HD

Supported Modes for HD model

1920 x 1080/60/i - 1280 x 720/30 - 1920 x 1080/59.94/i - 1280 x 720/29.97 - 1920 x 1080/50/i - 1280 x 720/25 - 1920 x 1080/30/p - 1280 x 720/24 - 1920 x 1080/29.97/p - 1280 x 720/23.98 - 1920 x 1080/25/p - 720 x 480/30/i - 1920 x 1080/24/p - 720 x 480/29.97/i - 1920 x 1080/23.98/p - 720 x 576/25/i - 1280 x 720/60 - 720 x 576/50/p - 1280 x 720/59.94 - 720 x 576/25/p - 1280 x 720/50

Supported modes for £G SDI Limited to 2 SDI inputs 

1920 x 1080/60/p - 1920 x 1080/59.94/p - 1920 x 1080/50/p

Drivers Linux features

  • GPL Licensed - Kernel compatible licensing
  • Video4Linux compatible APIs - Integrates easily with your existing V4L2 applications
  • Flexible driver - A large selection of supported frame-rates and resolutions, from SD to HD
  • GStreamer support - Easily add this to your capture pipeline
  • ALSA audio support - For 48KHz audio capture


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Osprey 845e SDI SD/HD video capture card

Osprey 845e SDI SD/HD video capture card

Osprey 845e - 95-00273 with simulstream video capture card designed for multiple SDI input indipendents

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