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DTA-2174 - Quad 3G-SDI/ASI ports for PCIe  

DTA-2174

Quad 3G-SDI/ASI ports for PCIe

The industry's workhorse for interfacing SDI to PCs, with great OEM pricing.
Four 3G-SDI ports, a genlock port and DekTec Matrix API® 2.0 enable you to create professional applications for encoding, transcoding, transmission, etc. with ease.

 

Key Characteristics

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

Hardware

Connectors 5x 75-Ω DIN 1.0/2.3
2x RS-422 header on PCB

Shipped with 5x converter cable 1.0/2.3 to BNC (not for OEM)

Return loss >12dB @ 0 to 3GHz
PCI Express Low-profile PCIe gen3 x4

Standards

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

Level A and level B

Video formats 525i, 625i, 720p, 1080i
1080p, 1080psf, 2160p

All common formats supported

4K multi-link SMPTE 425-5
DVB-ASI EN50083-9 (coax)
0 to 214 Mbps

PC Support

OS
WindowsXP, 2k3/2k8, Vista,
 7, 8/8.1, 10
Linux  ≥2.6.18, 3.x, 4.x
Processor Core i5 minimum
Core i7 recommended

Or equivalent AMD CPUs

Airflow ≥2m/s (400LFM)

DTA-2174-NF only

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-2174-SLP1.708
Quad 3G-SDI/ASI ports for PCIe with StreamXpert Lite and StreamXpress player software.
DTA-2174-SXP2.625
Quad 3G-SDI/ASI ports for PCIe with StreamXpert 2.1 stream analyzer and StreamXpress player.
DTA-2174-SY-SXP3.270
Quad 3G-SDI/ASI ports for PCIe with SdEye and StreamXpert 2.1 stream analyzer and StreamXpress player.
DTA-2174-VR-SY-SXP3.745
Quad 3G-SDI/ASI ports for PCIe with VF-REC stream recorder, SdEye and StreamXpert 2.1 stream analyzer and StreamXpress player.
DTA-2174-NFOn request
OEM version of the DTA-2174 without fan. Sufficient airflow is required.

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

Features

  • Four fully independent ports, configurable from software as input or output, ASI or SDI, in SD/HD/3G or 4K multi-link (4x 3G-SDI).
  • External synchronization of SDI outputs via port 1 (digital genlock), or with analogue genlock port accepting bi- and tri-level sync.
  • Create your own applications for processing SDI (up to 3G) and/or ASI signals with the easy-to-use DekTec Matrix API® 2.0.

Applications

  • General purpose SDI and ASI I/O, e.g. for:
    • Video encoding and transcoding;
    • Live production mixers, effect generators;
    • Teletext-, subtitle inserters.
  • ASI/SDI stream station for analysis, monitoring and generation of all SDI rates up to 3G-SDI.
  • Recording and playing back 4K content with standard PC hardware, using VF-REC with JPEG-2000 compression option.

Block Diagram

The DTA-2174 features four independent transmit/receive channels, each consisting of a cable equalizer, ASI/SDI receiver, ASI/SDI transmitter, matrix logic, a high-performance DMA controller and a PCIe interface.

Related Products

DekTec Matrix API® 2.0 supports the DTA-2174 and all products listed below. Applications designed for one of these cards will run virtually unaltered on any of the other cards.

DTA-2174 Bird's Eye View

The DTA-2174 is available in a standard configuration with one cooling fan, and in a special OEM version without fan (DTA-2174-NF), which requires sufficient airflow in the PC.

DTA-2174 and DTA-2174-NF

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.