MAGEWELL PC-100-XE Pro Capture HDMI (11040)


PRICE: $299.00


MAGEWELL PC-100-XE Pro Capture HDMI (11040)

MAGEWELL PC-100-XE Pro Capture HDMI (11040)

PRICE: $299.00



One channel HD capture card

Captures one of the following
  • Component + audio
  • Composite + audio
  • S-video + audio
  • HDMI + embedded audio

    Supported OS
  • Windows 7/8/8.1/2008/2008 R2/2012 (x86 & x64)
  • Linux (V4L2 kernel driver source code under NDA, supports x86, x64 & arm architecture)

    Supported APIs
  • Windows
    -Wave API/DirectSound/WASAPI
  • Linux

    Supported Software
  • VLC
  • VirtualDub
  • OBS
  • xSplit
  • vMix
  • VidBlaster
  • Wirecast
  • Microsoft Media Encoder
  • Adobe Flash Media Encoder
  • Any other DirectShow/V4L2 encoding/streaming software

    Input Interfaces
  • HDMI type A
    -DVI 1.0
    -HDMI 1.4a
  • DB9
    -YC (S-Video)
    -Composite video
    -Analog audio (L+R)
    -Component video

    Output Interfaces
  • PCIe Gen2 x1

    Input Features
  • Auto scan of video input sources when there is no signal input to the currently selected input source
  • Manual selection of video input source
  • Auto selection of linked (embedded) audio input source when the video input source changes
  • Manual selection of audio input source
  • Support for standard crossbar based on video input source selection
  • Support for input video resolutions up to 2048×2048 pixels

    Component Specific Features
  • 12-bit ADC
  • Support for RGB & YCbCr (YUV) color formats
  • Support for ‘Seperated sync’, ‘Composite sync’, ‘Sync-on-green’ (SOG), ‘Sync-on-luminance’ (SOY)
  • Support for DMT, CEA, CVT, GTF video timings
  • Input signals up to 165MHz pixel rate are digitized with 1:1 sampling
  • Input signals over 165MHz pixel rate can be digitized with horizontal sub-sampling (resulting in some image quality loss – NOT officially supported)
  • Auto detection of RGB & YCbCr color formats
  • Auto or manual sampling phase adjustment
  • Auto horizontal alignment
  • Support for customized video timings
  • Support for customized video resolutions for CVT/GTF timings

    HDMI Specific Features
  • 225MHz HDMI receiver
  • Adaptive HDMI equalizer support for cables lengths up to 30M
  • Support for customized EDID
  • Support for extraction of AVI/Audio/SPD/MS/VS/ACP/IRSC1/ISRC2/Gamut InfoFrames
  • Full colorimetry support
  • Support for 8/10/12-bit color depths
  • Support for RGB 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2 color sampling
  • Support for up to 8-channel IEC60958/IEC61937 audio streams
  • Support for extraction of audio formation information & channel status data
  • Support for extraction of video timing information
  • Support for extraction of 3D format information
  • Support for extraction of Sony/Canon DSLR time code

    YC & Composite Specific Features
  • 12-bit ADC
  • Support for NTSC, PAL and SECAM standards
  • Auto detection of video input standard

    Video Output Formats
  • Support for output image resolutions up to 2048×2048 pixels
  • Support for output frame rates up to 120fps. (Actual output frame rate can be limited by PCIe bandwidth, and at higher image resolutions – above 1280×1024 – by the pixel clock of the on-board video processing hardware. eg. Max frame rate at 1920×1080 = ~80fps. )
  • Support for 4:2:0 8-bit output formats: NV12, I420, YV12
  • Support for 4:2:2 8-bit output formats: YUY2, YUYV, UYVY
  • Support for 4:4:4 8-bit output formats: V308, IYU2, V408, BGR24, BGR32
  • Support for 4:4:4 10-bit output formats: V410, Y410
  • More output formats are supported via Pro Capture SDK for DirectKS

    Video Processing Features
  • Two video processing pipelines with ~180Mpixels/s processing bandwidth for each one
  • Full 10-bit video processing
  • Video cropping
  • Video scaling
  • Video de-interlacing
    -Blend top & bottom field
    -Top field only
    -Bottom field only
  • Video aspect ratio conversion
    -Auto or manual selection of input aspect ratio
    -Auto or manual selection of output aspect ratio
    -Three aspect ratio conversion modes: Ignore (Anamorphic), Cropping or Padding (Letterbox or Pillarbox)
  • Video color format conversion
    -Auto or manual selection of input color format & quantization range
    -Auto or manual selection of output color format, quantization range & saturation range
    -Support for RGB, YCbCr 601, YCbCr 709, YCbCr 2020 color formats
    -Support for Limited or Full quantization range
    -Support for Limited, Full & ‘Extended gamut’ saturation range
  • Video frame rate conversion
  • Video OSD composition
    -Support for PNG OSD image (up to 2048×2048)
    -Support for dynamic loading of RGBA OSD image via SDK

    Multiple Cards per System
  • Support for multiple cards plugged to one system
  • On-board rotary switch to set card number, with 16 positions from 0 to F
  • System hardware device tree will display “01: Pro Capture AIO” when rotary switch is set to 1, and so on
  • The video and audio device names displayed in your software will include the card number (set by the rotary switch)

    Multiple Output Streams
  • Unlimited output streams for any one input channel
  • Independent cropping, aspect ratio, color format, resolution, frame rate, de-interlacing and color adjustment settings for each individual stream

    Ultra Low Latency Support
  • Latency of 64 video lines
  • Partial notification mode in SDK

    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)

    Video Output SG-DMA
  • ~400MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in PCIe 2.0 system
  • ~200MB/s per channel DMA bandwidth in PCIe 1.0 system
  • Support for auto detection of Intel tiled GPU surface
  • Support for DirectGMA for AMD video adapter chipsets
  • Support for GPUDirect for Nvidia video adapter chipsets

  • Pro Capture SDK for DirectShow for easy integration (Windows)
  • Pro Capture SDK for DirectKS for maximum flexibility & performance (Windows)

    Windows Driver Tweaks
  • All options can be controled by three levels of registry key: global level, product level and device level
  • Video, Audio, Crossbar filter names can be customized via registry keys

    Firmware Upgrade
  • Multiple cards in one system can be upgraded simultaneously
  • Cards can be upgraded without a system power shutdown (In most cases, even a reboot is not needed)

    LED Indicator
  • Status LEDs indicate the working state of each channel: idle, input signal locked, memory failed or FPGA configuration failed.

    Form Factor
  • Low profile PCIe x1 Add-on Card
  • 92.76mmx68.88mm (without PCI bracket)

  • DB9 to YC + Composite + Analog Audio + Component breakout
  • Low Profile bracket

    Power Consumption
  • Max current at 12V ~0.4 A
  • Max current at 3.3V ~0.2 A
  • Max power consumption ~4.9 W

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



    How do you connect a component, composite or s-video source to the Pro Capture HDMI card?
    The PC-100-XE Pro Capture HDMI ships with a DB9 to YC + Composite + Analog Audio + Component breakout cable.

    How do I tell the PC-100-XE what video/audio input I am using?
    The card will automatically detect the input and link the audio input with the video input.

    How do I know if the Magewell Pro Capture HDMI card is compatible with my software?
    The PC-100-XE is compatible with almost any software with DirectShow architecture including: FOR WINDOWS Amcap, Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder, Adobe Connect, Camtasia Studio, Discover Video Multimedia Encoder, Discover Video Streamsie, Google Plus Hangouts, Gotomeeting, Graphedit, GrandVJ, Metus Ingest, Meridix Broadcast Producer, Microsoft Lync, OBS Classic, OBS Studio, Presentations 2Go, Quicktime Player, Real Producer Plus, Resolume, Skype, Streambox, Streamstar, Vidblaster, Video Stitch, Vidyo, VirtualDub, VLC, Vmix, Watchout, Windows Media Encoder, Wirecast, XSplit Broadcaster, XSplit Gamecaster,, FOR LINUX Adobe Connect, Gstreamer, Google Plug Hangouts, VirtualDub, Video Stitch, VLC(VideoLAN Client), OBS Studio, FOR MAC OS X mimoLive, OBS Studio, QuickTime Player, Skype, VLC, Wirecast, Discover Video Streamsie

    Can I install multiple Magewell cards in the same computer?
    Yes, multiple Magewell pro capture cards can be installed in the same computer and work simultaneously. You can set the number on the rotary dial on each card and this number will appear as part of the name of the card in device manager and video capture software.

    If you still have a question regarding the MAGEWELL PC-100-XE, click here to submit your question to Go Electronic customer service and we will get back to you with a response.