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Flexible analog and SDI digital capture card

The Osprey 530 is a high-performance analog and digital video capture card engineered to interface seamlessly with high-end broadcast gear for maximum performance, flexibility and reliability.  With its combination of analog and SDI digital inputs and its versatile audio input options, it is ideally suited for live or on-demand video capture and live streaming encoding applications, including delivery to mobile devices. It also serves government entities well for applications like streaming open meetings.

Professional features for broadcasters.

Features, such as color space conversion, automatic telecine detection and processing, and automatic optimization for changing motion content, make this a perfect choice for broadcast professionals.

Optimized for live streaming.

Take advantage of the Osprey 530 card’s features, such as logo/bitmap overlay with transparency and positioning controls. Automatically detect and adapt on-the-fly when the input video format changes from movie frame rates to television frame rates. The Osprey 530 can do the job today and it’s ready for your future applications.

Multiple streams per input.

With the optional SimulStream® feature, the Osprey 530 can feed multiple encoders at the same time. Create multiple streams of the same type with completely independent settings for sizing, scaling, logos and bit rates.

Industry-proven performance.

More than 300,000 Osprey cards out in the worldwide marketplace are being used in a wide variety of broadcast, commercial and industrial applications. You’ll find Osprey 530 capture cards in mission-critical applications throughout the world.

Driver Support:

  • Microsoft® DirectShow® API


  • Video: One channel switchable input
  • Video: SDI (BNC x 1)
  • Video: S-Video (mini-DIN)
  • Audio: Unbalanced stereo (RCA x 2 via included breakout cable)
  • Audio: Balanced stereo (XLR x 2)
  • Audio: AES/EBU (XLR x 1)
  • Audio: Embedded SDI (4 channel selectable between 4 stereo channel pairs)

Video Format:



  • Video: (Breakout cable)
  • Video: Composite (BNC x 1)
  • Video: S-Video (mini-DIN)
  • Audio: (Breakout cable)
  • Audio: Unbalanced stereo (RCA)


  • PCI-X
  • 64-bit/66 Mhz
  • 32-bit/33 Mhz (PCITM compatible)
  • Closed-caption extraction/rendering
  • Logo/bitmap overlay
  • Loss of video automatic test pattern generation with text overlay option
  • Scaling, cropping, de-interlacing and inverse telecine


  • Full-height / half-length board
  • 6.60” L x 4.38” H (16.7 cm L x 11.12 cm H)

Hardware Warranty:

  • 1 year limited hardware warranty