Eco Capture 12G SDI 4K Plus M.2 Specifications

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Input Features

  • Max input at 4096x2160 60fps 4:2:2 10-bit
  • Input single SD/HD/3G/6G/12G SDI, dual 6G-SDI to 12G-SDI , or quad 3G-SDI to 12G-SDI
  • SD (ST 259)/HD (ST 292)/3Ga (ST 425)/3Gb-DL (ST 425)/3Gb-DS (ST 425)/6G (ST 2081) /12G (ST 2082) standard
  • Support for 4K (4096x2160) mode
  • Up to 8-channel 48KHz embedded audio
  • Input SDI signals transmitted up to 75m for 12G-SDI, 80m for 6G-SDI, 200m for 3G-SDI, 430m for SD signal
  • Support for Closed Caption via SDK

Process and Capture Features

  • Video processing pipelines with ~700Mpixels/s processing bandwidth
  • ~2400MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in PCIe 3.x system
  • ~1600MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in PCIe 2.x system
  • ~800MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in PCIe 1.x system
  • Capture videos up to 4096x2160, frame rates up to 240fps. Typical outputs include (actual capture frame rate can be limited by the PCIe bandwidth and internal working frequency.):
    • 4096x2160p 5/10/15/25/29.97/30/50/60
    • 3840x2160p 5/10/15/25/29.97/30/50/60
    • 1920x1080p 5/10/15/25/29.97/30/50/60/120
    • 1280x720p 5/10/15/25/29.97/30/50/60/120 etc.
  • Output NV12/I420/YUYV/UYVY/RGB24/RGB32 videos
  • Support custom output formats using Magewell Capture SDK
  • Support custom EDID, up/down scaling, de-interlacing, color space conversion and frame rate conversion
  • Multiple capture streams, unlimited capture streams for any one input channel
  • Support timestamp & A/V synchronization
    • Hardware based 100ns high resolution clock
    • Audio frames (192 audio samples) & video frames are stamped with hardware clock
    • Hardware clock can be synchronized across cards (via SDK)
  • Support extraction of SMPTE timecode using SDK
  • Support extracting ANC metadata for custom DID/SDID
  • Support firmware upgrade


  • The MWCapture SDK provides functions including signal status extraction, capture configuration and real-time audio & video capture, etc
  • Windows DirectShow/DirectKS/Wave API/DirectSound/WASAPI
  • Linux V4L2/ALSA

Supported OS

  • Windows 10/11/Server 2016 (x86 & x64) and above
  • Linux (x86, x64 & ARM architecture)

Input Interfaces

  • 2 x SD/HD/3G-SDI
  • 2 x SD/HD/3G/6G/12G-SDI

Host Interfaces

  • M.2 2280 Type M (PCIe Gen3 x4)

Supported Softwares

  • VLC
  • VirtualDub
  • OBS
  • XSplit
  • vMix
  • VidBlaster
  • Wirecast
  • Microsoft Media Encoder
  • Adobe Flash Media Encoder
  • Any other DirectShow/V4L2/AVCaptureSession based encoding or streaming software

LED Indicator

  • Status LEDs indicate the working state of each channel:
    • Pulsing slowly: input signal unlocked
    • On: input signal locked
    • Double blinks: memory failed or FPGA configuration failed
    • Off: firmware or power supply abnormal

Form Factor

  • M.2 2280 standard size (22 x 80 mm)


  • 2 x 3G BNC (Part number: ELE00018)
  • 2 x 3G H.FL75–2LPG–084N2-A–140 (14cm) (Part number: ELE00019)
  • 2 x 12G DFL75–2LPP–084N9D-A–140 (14cm) (Part number: ACC10020)
  • 2 x 12G BNC (Part number: ACC10021)

Power Consumption

  • Max current at 3.3V: ~ 1.96 A
  • Max power consumption: ~ 6.5 W

Working Environment

  • Operating temperature: 0 to 40deg C
  • Storage temperature: –20 to 70 deg C
  • Relative Humidity: 5% to 90% non-condensing