Decklink Extreme HD 3D 3Gb/s or not?

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Ehsan Albadri

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Decklink Extreme HD 3D 3Gb/s or not?

PostWed Nov 15, 2017 2:32 pm

Greetings members,

I've been working with decklink SDI capture cards for a year now, and I noticed something very confusing with box-labeled specs.

Most cards, and specifically the "HD Extreme 3D", is rated on the box for SDI 3Gb/s, but at the same time, the box says it supports SMPTE 292M and up to 1080 50i.

It is my understanding that 3Gb/s falls under SMPTE 424M, and the pixel support is up to 1080 60p.

So, how is it justified to label the card as SDI 3Gb/s when 1.485 Gb/s is a more accurate description?!

Thank you,
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Re: Decklink Extreme HD 3D 3Gb/s or not?

PostWed Nov 15, 2017 7:27 pm

Euh.. This product has been discontinued for 2 years now.. Can't even find it on the website.. ;)
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Re: Decklink Extreme HD 3D 3Gb/s or not?

PostThu Nov 16, 2017 12:42 am

We don't use ours anymore, but it should do 3G-SDI level B just fine.
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