U-TAP SDI

Simple USB 3.0 Powered 3G-SDI Capture

The U-TAP 3G-SDI USB 3.0 capture devices brings professional connectivity and high quality video capture to your laptop or workstation. U-TAP SDI is bus powered with the ability to simply and easily bring in video across 3G-SDI for use within a wide range of software without any drivers to install, as it’s supported directly in macOS X®, Windows® and Linux®.

$345 US MSRP*

* Pricing is for US only. International pricing will vary.

Pocket Power

U-TAP SDI offers easy, cost effective and portable solutions for plug and play capture that is compatible with Windows, macOS and Linux operating systems and a broad range of creative applications. From video conferencing, streaming, social media, gaming and more, U-TAP SDI offers powerful functionality without requiring any third party driver software.

U-TAP SDI is smaller than a smartphone, with USB connectivity that provides a quick and easy way to connect SDI sources for capture, without the need to install additional software drivers. Small enough to carry anywhere with you, its bus powered USB connectivity ensures you will never be looking for a power source.

U-TAP SDI provides an SDI looping output, allowing you to loop through the source SDI signal to monitors, switchers and more. U-TAP SDI supports frame rates up to 1080p 60, for your HD High Frame Rate (HFR) projects.

Software Compatibility

U-TAP SDI is UVC and UAC compatible on Mac, Windows and Linux, negating the need for additional drivers. This ensures compatability with a wide range of professional software applications and a seamless integration between the native software and AJA’s high quality hardware letting you focus on the work, not the technology.

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Connections

Straight forward connectivity
• USB 3.0 host interface
• 3G-SDI Input
• SDI Out (looping output)


Tech Specs


Video Formats

  • Video (SDI)
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
    • (HD) 1920 x 1080i 50, 59.94, 60
    • (HD) 1280 x 720p 50, 59.94, 60
    • (SD) 625i 50
    • (SD) 525i 59.94
  • Scaled (USB), Frame rates for all formats: 7.5, 15, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
    • 1920 x 1080p 
    • 1440 x 1080p 
    • 1280 x 720p 
    • 1024 x 576p
    • 960 x 540p 
    • 856 x 480p 
    • 800 x 600p 
    • 768 x 576p
    • 720 x 576p
    • 720 x 480p
    • 640 x 480p
    • 640 x 360p
    • 432 x 240p
    • 352 x 288p
    • 320 x 240p 
    • 176 x 144p

Video Input Digital

  • 3G-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/424, YCbCr 4:2:2 (1 x BNC)

Video Loop Output

  • 1 x 3G-SDI (1 x BNC)

Audio Input Digital

  • 2-Channel, 24-bit SDI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate

Capture Video

  • 16-bits/pixel, YUV (input video will be truncated as required)

Capture Audio

  • 2-Channel, 16-bit, 48 kHz sample rate (input audio will be truncated as required)

Host Interface

  • USB 3.0/USB 2.0 UVC/UAC compliant

Size (w x d x h)

  • 4.1" x 2.4" x 1.0" (104.14 x 60.96 x 25.4 mm)

Weight

  • 0.3 lb (0.2 kg)

Power

  • 5V USB bus powered; 4W max

Environment

  • Safe Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 C (32 to 104 F)
  • Safe Storage Temperature (Power OFF): -40 to 60 C (-40 to 140 F)
  • Operating Relative Humidity: 10-90% noncondensing
  • Operating Altitude: <3,000 meters (<10,000 feet)