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DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe 1080p30 HDMI H.264 H/W Encode Mini PCIe Video Capture Card - Extended Temperature Range

HD video capture with HDMI/ VGA input, H.264 HW encoding minicard with standard dimensions, Supports VESA video input up to 1080p60, -40° to 85°C

DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe 1080p30 HDMI H.264 H/W Encode Mini PCIe Video Capture Card - Extended Temperature Range
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£331.07 inc vat

£275.89 ex vat

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Order Code: AVE-C353W

Manf.Code: 61C353XX04AN

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DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe 1080p30 HDMI H.264 H/W Encode Mini PCIe Video Capture Card - Extended Temperature Range overview

The DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe solution is a PCI Express mini video capture card based on H.264 hardware compression delivering high definition recording and low CPU consumption. With the addition of an adaptor daughter board, capturing and receiving of additional HDMI, VGA, or DVI input sources provides greater flexibility and possibilities for monitoring, archiving or analyzing HD video content. The DarkCrystal HD offers stable operation in extreme environments under temperatures ranging from -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F).

AVerMedia delivers extended temperature solutions capable of withstanding extreme environmental conditions without compromising functionality. The extended temperature capture card line operates within temperature ranges of -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F). The thermally robust product line is specifically designed to provide greater flexibility for rugged and industrial applications, including: medical, industrial automation, factory automation, in-vehicle, and more.

AVerMedia guarantees that our products are made in accordance with the highest standards, ensuring a wide temperature range, design compactness, durability, high performance, and extended life cycles. Our design and testing procedures meet these requirement through the use of extended-temperature-grade components, onboard soldering of critical components, detailed engineering designs for wide temperature ranges, and certified testing under harsh conditions.

The main features of the AverMedia designs for extended temperature solutions include:
  • Extended temperature grade components selected
  • Critical components soldered on-board
  • Detailed engineering designs for wide temperature ranges
  • Certified testing under harsh conditions

The DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe solution is a PCI Express mini video capture card based on H.264 hardware compression delivering high definition recording and low CPU consumption. With the addition of an adaptor daughter board, capturing and receiving of additional HDMI, VGA, or DVI input sources provides greater flexibility and possibilities for monitoring, archiving or analyzing HD video content. The DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe provides up to 60Mbps encoding capability and industry-leading HW encoding performance preserving crystal-like video quality while maintaining low CPU loading. 
To expand the scope of its applicability, the DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe supports mainstream programming languages and is shipped with a Software Development Kit that includes frequently used functions such as de-interlacing, video cropping, image/video overlay, etc. It is endowed with a full array of functions that are required to perform HD video capture for industrial and commercial purposes such as PC gaming, event data recording, medical imaging, machine vision imaging, and other types of industrial imaging. The DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe is committed to shortening the development schedule and providing integrators with complete solutions for building their own applications.

Module Type PCI Express Minicard
Input HDMI
VGA(D-Sub)
DVI (HDMI Adaptor, optional)
Video Resolution Max. Input Resolution -1080p60
Max. Resolution Captured – 1080p30
VESA Resolution Supported
Captured Video Output H.264 Transport Stream
RAW Video (YV12 4:2:0)
Color Adjustment VGA: Brightness, Contrast, Hue (NTSC only), Saturation
HDMI: not supported
Operating Environment Temperature: -40°C to +85°C
Humidity: 0 to 80% RHNC
Storage Environment Temperature: -50°C to +85°C
Humidity: 0 to 90% RHNC
Power Requirement 2.5W
Dimensions (L x W) 50.95 x 30mm
System Requirements
CPU Intel® Core™2 Duo 2.4GHz
AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual Core 2.8GHz
Intel® Core™ i5-2500(4 cores/3.3GHz) or above is required for WMV format recording
Memory 2GB RAM
AVI Format Recording Requirement SSD is required for AVI format recording:
- Read: 200MB/s (or above)
- Write: 200MB/s (or above)
- System AHCI function needs to be activated
- SATA III interface on motherboard is required
VGA VGA card with support for DirectX9.0c or above
Standalone graphics card is recommended for HD video capturing
Sound Card Yes
Supported OS Windows 7/8.1/10 (32/64 bits), Linux (32/64 bits)*

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