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BirdDog 4K QUAD Four channels SDI NDI Encoder/Decoder
BirdDog 4K QUAD Four channels SDI NDI Encoder/Decoder
$2,099.00

BirdDog 4K QUAD Four channels SDI NDI Encoder/Decoder

SoundPro Item: 51594
MPN: BD4KQUAD
$2,099.00
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Following on from award-winning HD NDI® products, the BirdDog 4K QUAD Four channels SDI NDI Encoder/Decoder has been engineered 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

Download the free BirdDog RESTful API and program your own automation for all BirdDog hardware endpoints, including cameras.

BirdDog 4K QUAD Features

  • Next Level NDI® Tools
  • Encode & Decode up to 4Kp60
  • SFP+ for 10GbE & long range
  • 12G & HDMI 2.0 connections
  • NDI Tally that just works
  • Cross Converter
  • PTZ Control
  • RESTful API. DIY automation
  • 4K QUAD Four channels SDI NDI Encoder/Decoder1
  • SUPPORTED VIDEO FORMAT
    • UHD 3840x2160: 23.98, 24.00, 25.00, 29.97, 30.00, 50.00, 59.94, 60.00
    • HD 1920x1080p: 23.98, 24.00, 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: No
    • 12G SDI Selectable Input/Output: 4
  • AUDIO INPUT
    • HDMI: NA
    • SDI: 2Ch, 48kHz
    • 3.5mm AUDIO: Microphone (BirdDog Comms)
  • AUDIO OUTPUT
    • HDMI: 2Ch, 48kHz
    • SDI: 2Ch, 48kHz
    • 3.5mm AUDIO: Stereo Headphone (BirdDog Comms)
  • VIDEO CODEC SUPPORTNDI (Full bandwidth i-frame compression)
  • 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
  • DIMENSIONS135x85x25mm
  • WEIGHT320g
  • POWER
    • DC Input: DC 12v / 16w
    • PoE (Power over Ethernet): PoE+ 802.3at
  • EXTERNAL INTERFACE SUPPORT (Requires Optional Cables)*
    • USB to RJ45 for VISCA over IP PTZ control: Yes
    • USB to Serial PTZ control (RS232): Yes
    • USB ISO recording: Yes
    • *Feature coming soon with free firmware update

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