OSPREY 95-00490 Osprey 800a Audio Input Card


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The Osprey 800a audio input card provides increased flexibility with up to four stereo channels of audio. Designed to work with any of the Osprey 800 series cards, simply attach it to an Osprey 820e, 825e and 845e for improved audio performance. This audio input card also offers additional external audio inputs such as balanced, unbalanced, AES/EBU, and SPDIF.

Increased flexibility.
With up to four stereo channels of audio, the Osprey 800a now provides greater flexibility for input audio signals. Two stereo channels of balanced audio are always available. Plus, you can configure two additional stereo channels as either unbalanced, AES/EBU, or SPDIF.

Improved audio performance.
Sound enthusiasts can now achieve greater sound output by attaching the Osprey 800a to any Osprey 800 series capture card. Osprey cards are well known for reliability and high performance and the Osprey 800a helps you get the best possible sound.

Ideal Solutions
  • Broadcasters
  • Government
  • Global OEM systems integrators

  • Webcasting
  • Live streaming
  • Podcasting
  • Mobile TV
  • Video on Demand

    Key Attributes
  • Works with any Osprey 800 series card
  • Four stereo channels of audio
  • Additional inputs such as balanced, unbalanced, AES/EBU, and SPDIF


    Driver Support
  • Microsoft DirectShow API

    Audio Inputs
  • AES digital audio (2 stereo pair, 2 x XLR)
  • SPIDF digital audio (2 stereo pair, 2 x RCA)
  • Balanced analog audio (2 stereo pair, 4 x XLR)
  • Unbalanced analog audio (2 stereo pair, 4 x RCA)

  • PCI Express or PCI (x1) for mechanical stability only
  • Slots: x1, x4, x8 or x16

  • Half-height / half-length board
  • 6.60" L x 2.71" H (16.76cm L x 6.88cm H)
  • Low-profile bracket (included)

    Hardware Warranty
  • 1 year limited hardware warranty

    System Requirements
  • Video capture requires intense bandwidth across the system bus, CPU, and memory. North Bridge PCIe slots are strongly recommended.
  • Multi-core processors (4 or more) are recommended to run video applications.

    Included Cables
  • Board to board cable
  • 9-pin DIN RCA-XLR cable
  • HD15 RCA-XLR cable