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BirdDog 4K QUAD

$3,275.00
  • Vendor: BirdDog
  • Product Type: Encoders & Decoders

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BirdDog 4K QUAD - Four channels of 12G SDI to 4Kp60 NDI Encoding and Decoding

Key Features

  • Up to UHD 4K/60 Input
  • Full-Bandwidth I-Frame Compression
  • 4 x 12G-SDI Selectable Inputs/Outputs
  • HDMI 2.0 Output

Next Level NDI® Tools.

Following on from the award winning HD NDI® products, the 4K Family has been engineered from the ground up for real-world users. Built around BirdDog’s custom NDI® silicon chip and housed in an aircraft grade aluminium case, features include 12G SDI and HDMI 2.0 inputs and outputs, built-in cross converter, SFP+ port for 10GbE connectivity, active loop outs, audio intercom system, NDI® tally system, PoE, and compatibility with BirdDog’s Comms Pro and Central Pro apps.

Encode & Decode up to 4Kp60.

With support for all resolutions up to 4Kp60, including all HD resolutions, Encoding and Decoding 4K Full NDI® has never been easier.

12G & HDMI 2.0 connections.

All SDI connectors on the 4K line are 12G SDI, including all four SDI connectors on 4K Quad. All the HDMI connectors are 2.0 for maximum compatibility with your sources and destinations.

SFP+ for 10GbE & long range.

Industry standard SFP+ connection allows for short, medium, and long range connections over fiber and supports Ethernet protocols from 1GbE to 10GbE.

NDI Tally that just works.

A full Tally system is built right into the 4K Family and it requires zero configuration. Includes a built-in large Tally light for your on-air talent to easily see which camera is live, plus user selectable Tally borders on loop out.

Cross Converter.

All 4K products include a built in cross converter and of the 12G SDI inputs can be looped out the HDMI 2.0 port and any of the HDMI 2.0 inputs can be looped out the 12G SDI.

PTZ Control.

With the optional USB to Ethernet dongle you can control any PTZ camera that supports NDI®, NDI|HX, or Visca over IP.

Free Comms Lite. Upgrade to Comms Pro.

4K Family include free Audio Intercom software, Comms Lite. Comms Lite supports four BirdDog devices and one Director. For more information on Comms Lite and how to get your free copy click here.

Need a more powerful Audio Intercom solution? Comms Pro gives you all the amazing features of Comms Lite plus allows you create you up to five groups, adds additional push to talk buttons for the director, ability to change groups on the fly, plus more. 

Distribute NDI® content everywhere. Just add Central.

BirdDog Central is a software platform set to redefine the way we think about driving content to TV screens. By teaming up Central with any NDI® source, including all BirdDog hardware capable of creating NDI® sources, you can now drive your NDI® streams to any BirdDog Studio NDI, Mini or 4K Family to decode NDI® back to SDI or HDMI. For more information on Central click here.

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SUPPORTED VIDEO FORMAT
UHD 3840x2160 23.98, 25.00, 29.97, 30.00, 50.00, 59.94, 60.00
HD 1920x1080p 23.98, 25.00, 29.97, 30.00, 50.00, 59.94, 60.00
HD 1920x1080i 50.00i, 59.94i
HD 1280x720p 50.00p, 59.94p, 60.00p
VIDEO I/O CONNECTIVITY
HDMI 2.0 Input NO
HDMI 2.0 Output YES
12G SDI Input NO
12G SDI Output YES
12G SDI Selectable Input/Output 4
AUDIO INPUT
HDMI -
SDI 2Ch, 48kHz
3.5mm AUDIO Microphone/line input
AUDIO OUTPUT
HDMI 2Ch, 48kHz
SDI 2Ch, 48kHz
3.5mm AUDIO Stereo Headphone/line output
VIDEO PROCESSING
Downconvert NDI output 4K -> 1080p, 1080p -> 720p
VIDEO CODEC SUPPORT
NDI (Full bandwidth i-frame compression) YES
DISPLAY
Integrated 4-line OLED Status Display YES
Integrated Multiviewer HDMI OUT
TALLY
Onboard Bi-color Tally indicator YES
Selectable Tally indicator on video loop outputs YES
NETWORK CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet RJ45 1000baseT w/integrated PoE (Power over Ethernet) YES
Open SFP+ Cage (10gb SFP+ Adapters sold separately) YES
Embedded Web configuration Panel YES
WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS
Size 135x85x25mm
Weight 320g
POWER
DC Input DC 12v / 16w
PoE (Power over Ethernet) PoE+ 802.3at
EXTERNAL INTERFACE SUPPORT (Requires Optional Cables)
USB to RJ45 for additional network in device support YES
USB to RJ45 for VISCA over IP PTZ control YES
USB to Serial PTZ control (RS232) YES
USB ISO recording YES
*Specifications correct at time of publication
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