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DTA-2172 - Dual 3G-SDI/ASI ports for PCIe  

DTA-2172

Dual 3G-SDI/ASI ports for PCIe

Two general-purpose 3G-SDI bi-directional ports, both ASI capable, with genlock. This card enables you to create broadcast-grade applications for encoding, playout, insertion/extraction, etc. with an easy-to-use programming interface.

 

Key Characteristics

Ports 2x 3G-SDI/ASI in/out
1x genlock in
Features 10-bit full frame support
Audio/video/anc extraction
Audio/video/anc insertion
DekTec Matrix API® 2.0
Scaling: 1/4, 1/16

Hardware

Connectors 3x 75-Ω micro-BNC
Cable length ASI/SD-SDI - 350m
HD-SDI - 200m
3G-SDI - 150m
PCI Express Low-profile PCIe gen2 x4

Standards

Video formats 525i, 625i, 720p, 1080i
1080p, 1080psf

All common formats and frame rates including 1080p50 and 1080p60

Link SD-SDI - SMPTE 259M
HD-SDI - SMPTE 292M
3G-SDI - SMPTE 424M

3G: Level A and B are supported

DVB-ASI EN50083-9 (coax)
0 to 214 Mbps

PC Support

OS
Windows2k8/12/16
 7, 8, 10
Linux  ≥2.6.18, 3.x, 4.x
Processor Core i7

Or equivalent AMD CPUs

Software

StreamXpress Playout TS- and SDI files
SpRcApi StreamXpress remote-control API for automated playout
StreamXpert Our industry-standard transport-stream analyzer
SdEye SDI analyzer for detailed inspection of audio, video and ancillary data
VF-REC SDI/TS recorder with looping, scheduling, JPEG-2000 compression and more
DekTec SDKs Create your own application

Pricing

DTA-2172495
Dual 3G-SDI/ASI for PCIe without application software. Free Linux/Windows SDK. For creating software-defined broadcast products with SDI and/or ASI I/O.

Part of the DekTec-for-Developers range of PC I/O cards. Attractive OEM arrangements are available, please contact DekTec to discuss your options.

DTA-2172-SLP668
Dual 3G-SDI/ASI ports for PCIe with StreamXpert Lite and StreamXpress player software.
DTA-2172-SXP1.585
Dual 3G-SDI/ASI ports for PCIe with StreamXpert 2.1 stream analyzer and StreamXpress player.
DTA-2172-SY-SXP2.230
Dual 3G-SDI/ASI ports for PCIe with SdEye and StreamXpert 2.1 stream analyzer and StreamXpress player.

Prices exclude applicable sales tax, shipping charges and customs duties. Quantity discounts are available, please request a quotation.

Features

  • Two general-purpose ASI/SDI ports, each configurable from your application as input or output, and as ASI or SDI (SD/HD/3G-lvl-A/B).
  • Synchronization of SDI outputs via analogue genlock input, accepting bi- and tri-level sync.
  • DekTec Matrix API® 2.0 for easy programmatic access to video, audio and ANC data. All SDI symbols in a frame can be read or written.

Applications

  • Input/output of uncompressed or compressed streams for your software-defined solution:
    • Video encoding or decoding;
    • Video playout or recording;
    • Key- and fill generators;
    • Audio insertion or extraction;
    • Low-latency subtitle insertion.
  • Stream station for generation, monitoring and analysis of ASI/SDI streams up to 3G-SDI.

Block Diagram

The DTA-2172 features two transmit/receive channels, each consisting of a cable equalizer, ASI/SDI receiver, ASI/SDI transmitter, Matrix logic, high-performance DMA controller and PCIe interface.

Block diagram of the DTA-2172

DekTec Matrix API® 2.0

The Matrix-API framework decodes incoming SDI data into pixels (in a programmable format), audio samples and ANC data structures. When a new frame has been received, the framework calls a user-supplied "frame-processor callback" for processing of the data. The user callback can create output video, audio and ANC data. which is encoded by the framework into SDI frames.

Synchronization of multiple input streams is straightforward: The video/audio/anc data of all SDI frames supplied to the callback function have the same arrival time by definition. Past frames can be accessed by an integer frame index. The framework ensures that if frames from different input ports have the same frame index, they have entered the system at the same time instance.

Related Products

DekTec Matrix API® 2.0 supports the DTA-2172 and all products listed below. Applications designed for one of these cards will run virtually unaltered on any of the other cards.

DTA-2172 Bird's Eye View

DTA-2172 Dual 3G-SDI/ASI Ports for PCIe