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Dektec H.264/AVC or MPEG-2 Video Contribution Encoder for PCIe

  • SDI or HDMI in, low-latency ASI out
  • Proven Magnum encoding technology
  • Audio: AC3 or AAC (up to 2x5.1), MP1 LII
  • Real-time H.264/AVC or MPEG-2 video encoder for HD and SD formats
  • Audio/video input taken from HD-SDI or from HDMI (e.g. for H.264 encoding of the output of a graphics card)
  • Broad audio support: Dolby Digital (AC-3), AAC-LC, HE-AAC, MPEG-1 Layer II and “pass-through” of already encoded audio
  • Up to two 5.1 surround services (AC-3 or AAC), or up to eight stereo channels
  • Includes a transport-stream multiplexer with low-latency ASI output and data also available for reading by PC applications
  • Supported on Windows and Linux by the free DekTec SDK (DTAPI)
  • Windows application available for controlling encoding parameters (DtEnc)
  • General purpose H.264 program encoder
  • H.264 encoding of the contents of a PC desktop, running e.g. a slide show
  • High-quality encoding of Xpect Mosaic multiviewer output for remote viewing

Key Attributes:

Video Encoding:
   H.264: HP, MP, CBP
   MPEG-2: HP, MP, SP

Video Channels: 1 (SDI or HDMI input)

Video Encoding: AC3, AAC-LC, HE-AAC, MPEG-1 LII, pass-through

Audio Channels: Up to 8x stereo or 2x 5.1

SDI Input: 75-Ω BNC; SD/HD-SDI

HDMI Input: HDMI 1.4a

Power Connector: 6-pin PCIe power

Encoding Latency: 150 to 650ms

Sample Format: 8-bit 4:2:0

Ancillary Data: Closed Captions, AFD, VITC

PCI Express: PCIe x 1 +EXT25W; low profile

   Windows: XP, 2k3, Vista, 2k8, 7, 8, 10
   Linux ≥2.6.18, 3.x, 4.x