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Osprey 825e

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High-quality streaming in a compact size.

The Osprey 825e provides high-quality streaming performance in a compact option. Now, customers can capture two SDI inputs in a low-profile form factor. This dual input card caningest 3G, HD and SD SDI and automatically adapts between standard and high-definition signals.

Optimized for live streaming.

Take advantage of advanced video pre-processing features such as logo/bitmap overlay with transparency and positioning controls, de-interlacing, color space conversion and closed-caption extraction and rendering.

Multiple Streams.

The Osprey 825e also comes standard with SimulStream®. This driver enhancement provides the ability to feed multiple encoding applications at the same time.

Supported Modes

1920 x 1080/60/i

1920 x 1080/59.94/i

1920 x 1080/50/i

1920 x 1080/30/p*

1920 x 1080/29.97/p

1920 x 1080/25/p

1920 x 1080/24/p

1920 x 1080/23.98/p

1280 x 720/30

1280 x 720/60

1280 x 720/59.94

1280 x 720/50

1280 x 720/29.97

1280 x 720/25

1280 x 720/24

1280 x 720/23.98

720 x 480/30/i

720 x 480/29.97/i

720 x 576/25/i

720 x 576/50/p

720 x 576/25/p

Supported modes for 3G SDI

1920 x 1080/60/p

1920 x 1080/50/p

1920 x 1080/59.94/p


Driver Support:

  • Microsoft® DirectShow® API
  • Linux driver available from open source community Q4 2013


  • 2x SDI (BNC x 2)
  • 3G SMPTE 424 M
    HD SMPTE 292 M
    SD SMPTE 259 M

  • Embedded SDI (4 stereo pair per SDI input)


    PCI Express (x 4):
  • Slots: x 4, x 8, or x 16
  • PCIe 1.1


  • Closed-caption extraction / rendering (CEA-608/CEA-708)
  • Logo / bitmap overlay
  • Scaling, cropping, de-interlacing and inverse telecine
  • Loss of video automatic test pattern generation with text overlay option


  • Low-profile form factor
  • 6.60" L x 2.71" H (16.76 cm L x 6.88 cm H)
  • Includes low-profile bracket

Hardware Warranty:

  • 2 year limited hardware warranty

System Requirements:

  • High-definition video requires intense bandwidth across the system bus, CPU, and memory. CPU Direct or North Bridge PCIe slots are required.
  • Multi-core processors (4 or more) are recommended to run video applications..

Items Included with Capture Card:

  • Low-profile bracket
  • Driver and documentation CD

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