1-Input SDI USB Capture with Wirecast Mac Bundle

  • $900.00
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  • Weight
    4 lbs
  • SKU
Rated by our customers as the Best HDSDI Capture device for Mac!
The Magewell SDI to USB Capture is a small SD/HD-SDI capture device that connects to USB 3.0 port to deliver unparalleled video quality at an astonishing 1080p! This portable capture card (dongle) can be carried in your pocket and is compatible with various USB 3.0 chipsets (Intel, Renesas, ASMedia, Fresco Logic), and works with USB 2.0 ports at 40 Mbps. The installation is a true "plug-n-play" (no drives required). The card is seen by the operating system as a "Webcam" making it accessible to software programs like Skype, GoToMeeting, Google Hangouts, WebEx and more.
This version of Magewell SDI to USB 3.0 dongle is bundled with Telestream Wirecast for additional streaming and recording capabilities. Minimum system requirement: Mac Intel i7 CPU and 16 GB RAM.
What's in the box?
- Magewell SDI to USB capture
- SDI & USB 3.0 cable
- Telestream Wirecast (optional upgrade to Pro)
Compatible operating systems: Mac 10.11 and up

See the product video overview by Zen Computer Services:


  • Connection
  • Host Interface
    USB3.0, *300-350MB/s throughput
    USB2.0, *40MB/s throughput
  • Input Interface
    1 MCX interface (can convert to BNC interface)
  • SDI Input
    1 SD/HD/3G-SDI
  • SDI Audio Input
    1 SDI embedded SDI audio (48KHz)
  • Standards
  • SDI Input Formats
    SD/HD/3G-SDI, SMPTE-259/274/296/372/424/425/292
  • Output Formats
    Resolutions: 640×480/640×360/720×480/720×576/768×576/856×480
    Frame Rate: 25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps
  • Transmission Speed
    SDI: 270Mb/s, 1.485Gb/s, 2.97Gb/s
  • Audio and Video Capture
    It meets the standards of UVC (USB video class) and UAC
    (USB audio class)
  • Output Color Space
    YUY2, RGB24
  • Video Process
  • Color Space Switch
    Hardware Color Space Switch
  • Image Scale
    Hardware Scale
  • Image Adjustment
    The image of adjustment of brightness, contrast, hue, saturation
  • Others
  • OS Support
    (x86 and x64 version): Windows 7
    Windows Server 2008 R2
    Windows 8
    Windows 8.1
    Linux (Kernel version 2.6.38 and above)
    OS X (10.8 and above)
  • Software Compatibility
    Windows Media Encoder (Windows)
    Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder(Windows, OS X)
    Real Producer Plus(Windows)
    VLC (Windows, OS X, Linux)
    QuickTime Broadcaster (OS X)
    QuickTime Player (OS X)
    Wirecast (Windows, OS X), etc.
  • APIs
    DirectShow (Windows), DirectSound (Windows),V4L2 (Linux), ALSA (Linux)
  • Onboard Memory
    64MB DDR2, 16 bits@ 300MHz
  • Upgrade
    The firmware can be upgarded
  • Size
    84.25×42.8×12.6 (L/W/H, mm)
  • Power Consumption
    <= 2.5W
  • Operating Temperature
    0-50 degree centigrade
  • Storage Temperature
    -20-70 degree centigrade
  • Relative Humidity

  • Telestream Wirecast Requirements

  • CPU
    2.8GHz or higher recommended for 720p or higher streaming
    Minimum Dual-core CPU required, 2.3 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit
  • Memory (RAM)
    2GB RAM minimum
    4GB RAM and 64-bit OS recommended for 720p or higher streaming
  • Graphic Card
    512 MB PCI-Express graphics card with 3D acceleration
    GeForce or Radeon class card recommended
    NVIDIA cards may cause some visual distortion if YUV color space rendering is enabled in Preferences.
  • Wirecast Option
    Wirecast for Mac, Wirecast Pro for Mac