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DekTec HD-SDI Input for USB-3


The DTU-351 is a versatile USB-3 device for getting HD-SDI signals into a laptop, tablet or PC. The unit is bus po wered, so no power supply is required.

  • All 10-bit data words from the full SDI frame can be read
  • Separation of HANC, VANC and video
  • All 16 audio channels can be read
  • Scaling by 1/4 or 1/16 in hardware; scaling factor can be switched on-the-fly
  • DirectShow filter available
  • Free SDK for easy programmatic access to video, audio channels and auxiliary data
  • With SdEye: HD-SDI waveform analysis
  • With VF-Rec: HD-SDI recording
  • Input for DirectShow-enabled applications that process uncompressed video
  • HD-SDI input for your application

Physical layer: SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M, HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M
SDI connector: 75-Ω BNC
Return loss: ≥12dB @ 0 to 1.5GHz
DekTec Matrix API features: 8/10/16-bit conversion Audio/video/ANC extraction Hardware scaling: 1/4 or 1/16 Multiple unit synchronization
SDK: DTAPI with DekTec Matrix API

525i, 625i
720p23.98, 720p24, 720p25, 720p29.97, 720p30, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

DTU-351: DTU-351 with drivers and DirectShow filter, for writing your own application that needs input of an HD-SDI signal
DTU-351-SY: DTU-351 with SdEye waveform monitoring and analysis
DTC-351-VR: DTU-351 with VF-Rec stream recorder software

USB speed: USB-3*
OS: Win7/8/10 Linux ≥2.6.31/3.x/4.x

* The port has to be a real USB-3 port, the DTU-351 will not work with a USB-2 port.