SDI2USB3 – SDI to USB 3.0

SDI2USB3 Converter is the most easy and reliable tool to capture uncompressed 3GSDI video with embedded audio for your PC for recording, editing, videoconferencing and streaming applications. No driver installation is necessary. It features a 3GSDI input with active loop output and supports SD and HDTV video formats, up to 1080p60. Compact in size and powered directly from a USB 3.0 port, the converter is a practical and easy-to-use USB 3.0 capture solution. It is compatible with Windows, Mac OSX, Linux and Android operating systems and is UVC-compliant, so it will work with all DirectShow compatible software.

The converter supports 1080p resolutions up to 60 fps.

  • 3GSDI capture to USB 3.0
  • Active loop output connector
  • Supports 1080p, 1080i, 720p, 480p, 576p, NTSC and PAL at up to 60 fps
  • All SD and HD resolution signals are converted to 4:2:2 8-bit color space over USB 3.0
  • Embedded audio extraction and output as two-channel LPCM
  • Digital Fluid technology - Internal frame buffers maximize frame rate with any PC
  • Hardware-based color space and sampling conversion
  • Automatic scaling and frame rate conversion
  • Customizable video processing functions
  • Supports multiple devices on the same PC
  • Powered from a USB 3.0 port
  • Compatible with Compatible with Windows, Mac OSX, Linux and Android
  • A USB 3.0 cable is included

Quick Start Guide

Input

Connector 1 x BNC (3GSDI input)
1 x BNC (3GSDI active loop out)
Video Resolution 1080p59.94/60/50 (SMPTE 425M Level A/B)
1080i (SMPTE 274M)
720p (SMPTE 296M)
SD (SMPTE 259C)
Jitter (alignment) HD/SD: <0.2 UI 3 Gb/s: <0.4 UI
Cable Length 150m (492 ft.) at 1.485 Gb/s
120m (393 ft.) at 2.970 Gb/s
Frame Rates 60, 50, 30, 29.97, 25, 24, 23.98 Hz
Color Space 4:2:2
Sampling Rate 148.5/148.35 MHz
Embedded Audio Ch 1&2 48kHz LPCM
HDCP Copy Protection INOGENI will not decrypt BD/DVD movies, satellite/cable receivers or other encrypted sources.

Output

Connector 1 x USB 3.0
Codec YUY2 4:2:2 8-bit
Video Scaler Automatic hardware based
Color Space Conversion Automatic hardware based
Sampling Conversion Automatic hardware based
Frame Rate Conversion Automatic hardware based
Audio 2-channel LPCM audio from SDI

Compatibility

Operating System NO driver installation necessary
Windows 7 and above (32/64-bit)
Mac OSX 10.10 and above
Linux (kernel v2.6.38) and above
Host Requirements USB 3.0
Motherboard Compatible with all motherboards. Intel, Renesas, ASMedia, and Fresco Logic
Cameras Supported Cameras and camcorders with a SDI output
Software Compatibility UVC-compliant. Runs with all software compatible to DirectShow/MediaFoundation, V4L2, QuickTime and AVFoundation.
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Dimensions & Weight 3.2” x 2.9” x 0.75” 139g
Operating Temperature 0° to 45° C (32° to 113° F)
Storage Temperature -40° to 105° C (-40° to 221° F)
Relative Humidity 0% to 90% non-condensing
USB Power 5V, 530 mA
UPC Code 040232250538
Origin Canada
Warranty 2 years

Converters Comparison Table

 

Model 4KXUSB3 4K2USB3 / HD2USB3 DVIUSB SDI2USB3 VGA2USB3 QUIK-HD QUIK-SDI
Image VGA to USB3.0
Description HDMI to USB 3.0 converter w/loop HDMI to USB 3.0 converter  DVI to USB 3.0 converter SDI to USB3.0 converter VGA to USB 3.0 converter HDMI to USB 2.0 converter SDI to USB 2.0 converter
Video Input HDMI 1.4
Up to 4K30
HDMI loop
HDMI 1.4
4K2USB3 : Up to 4K30 
HD2USB3 : Up to 1080p60
DVI
1080p60
3GSDI (BNC)
1080p60
SDI loop
VGA
1080p60, CVBS
PAL/NTSC
HDMI
1080p60
3GSDI (BNC)
1080p60
SDI loop
Input
Colorspace
RGB, YCbCr, 4:4:4, and 4:2:2
Audio Input From HDMI link
CH1&2 48kHz LPCM
From SDI link
CH1&2 48kHz LPCM
From analog input From HDMI link
CH1&2 48kHz LPCM
From SDI link
CH1&2 48kHz LPCM
HDCP-Compliant The device is HDCP-compliant. It will not decrypt BD/DVD movies, satellite/cable receivers or other encrypted sources
Output Connector USB 3.0
(Type-C)
USB 3.0
(Type-B)
USB 2.0
(Type-B)
Output
Colorspace
Uncompressed video
YUY2 - 4:2:2 8-bit
NV12/I420/YV12 - 4:2:0 12-bit
Uncompressed video
YUY2 - 4:2:2 8-bit
Compressed video
MJPEG
Video scaler  Automatic video scaler. 
Automatic color space, sampling and frame rate conversion
Operating systems  NO driver installation necessary! Windows 7 and above (32/64-bit)
macOS 10.10 and above
Linux (kernel v2.6.38) and above
Android
Host requirements  USB 3.0 port
4GB RAM
Intel Core i5 or equivalent
Graphic card with dedicated memory
USB 2.0 port
4GB RAM
Software Compatibility UVC-compliant. Runs with ALL software compatible to DirectShow, AV Foundation and V4L2.
Dimensions 3.9” x 2.9” x 0.75” 3.2” x 2.9” x 0.75”
 Weight 140g 120g 139g 126g 120g
 Operating Temperature 0° to 45° C
32° to 113° F
Storage Temperature  -40° to 105° C
-40° to 221° F
Relative Humidity  0% to 90% non-condensing
Power  5V, 900mA 5V, 580mA 5V, 525mA 5V, 530mA 5V, 680mA 5V, 480mA 5V, 480mA
UPC Code  040232378935 4K: 040232164873
HD: 040232521003
040232090387 040232250538 040232250538 040232633874 040232277092
 Origin Designed and Built in CANADA
Warranty  2 years