Picolo HD 3G DVI

3G 60FPS HDMI / DVI High-Definition 1080p Video Capture Card

At a glance
  • Video and audio capture from DVI, Y/Pr/Pb, S-Video or CVBS video sources
  • HD 1920x1080p50/60
  • SD 525i60 and 625i50
  • 16 general purpose IO lines
  • PCIe (2.0) Gen2 x1 bus

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Compatible with a wide range of HD and SD video sources:

  • DVI
  • Y/Pb/Pr
  • S-Video
  • CVBS


16 general purpose IO lines


Audio signal acquisition

  • Stereo
  • 16-bit linear PCM
  • 32, 44.1, 48 KHz


Analog Y/Pb/Pr, audio and watchdog cables included


Picolo HD Studio

  • Demonstration and evaluation program compatible with the Picolo HD series of video capture cards
  • Demonstrates the acquisition and live display of HD video, the use of non-destructive overlays, with an option to display a reticle cross or any graphics on the video
  • Able to save images, as well as mp4 H.264 video files (Picolo HD H.264 only)
  • Available as an executable application and as source code


Windows drivers

DirectShow and C APIs


Mechanical
Form Factor PCI Express card
Format Low profile, half length, 1-lane PCI Express card with optional "Bypass module"on second slot bracket
Dimensions L 135 mm x H 68 mm
L 5.31 in x H 2.68 in
Weight 73 g, 2.57 oz, without "Bypass module"
108 g, 3.81 oz, with "Bypass module"
Host bus
Standard PCI Express 2.0
Link width 1 lane
Link speed 5.0 GT/s (PCIe 2.0)
Peak delivery bandwidth 512 MB/s
Power consumption Max. 4.1 W
Camera / video inputs
Interface standard(s)
  • DVI-D for HD digital video
  • DVI-A and Y/Pb/Pr for HD analog video
  • S-Video for SD analog Y/C video
  • CVBS for SD analog composite video
Connectors
  • DVI-I INPUT: DVI-I socket(female) connector on the bracket for digital and analog video inputs
  • YCbCr/AVS INPUTS: mini-DIN female connector on the bracket for one of the following cable:
    • Y/Pb/Pr/L/R component cable
    • S-video/CVBS/L/R component cable
  • The Y/Pb/Pr/L/R component cable provides:
    • Y/Pb/Pr: three RCA female connectors for analog HD component video inputs
  • The S-video/CVBS/L/R component cable provides:
    • S-VIDEO: one 4-pin mini-DIN female connector for analog SD component video inputs
    • CVBS: one RCA female connector for analog SD composite video input
Formats and standards (HD) Up to 1080p60 / 1080i60 / 720p60
Formats and standards (SD)
  • 525i60 (NTSC M, NTSC J, PAL M)
  • 625i50 (PAL B/D/G/H/I, PAL N)
Number of cameras 1
Line-scan cameras supported No
Video delivery
Raw video format(s) YUY2, Packed YUV 4:2:2
Deliverable video resolution (HD)
  • 1080p or 1080i source : 1920 x 1080 down to 640 x 384
  • 720p source: 1280 x 720 down to 640 x 384
Deliverable video resolution (SD)
  • 525i60 source: 720 x 480
  • 626i50 source: 720 x 576
Audio / Video Outputs
Loop-through All digital and analog, audio and video input signals are replicated on the connectors of the bypass module
Connectors
  • DVI-I OUTPUT: DVI-I socket(female) connector on the bypass module bracket for digital and analog video outputs
  • YCbCr/AVS OUTPUTS: mini-DIN female connector on the bypass module bracket for one of the following cables:
    • Y/PB/Pr/L/R component cable
    • S-video/CVBS/L/R component
  • The Y/PB/Pr/L/R component cable provides:
    • Y/Pb/Pr: 3 RCA female connectors for analog HD component video outputs
  • The S-video/CVBS/L/R component cable provides:
    • S-VIDEO: 1 4-pin mini-DIN female connector for analog SD component video outputs
    • CVBS: 1 RCA female connector for analog SD composite video
Audio inputs
Number of inputs 1, Stereo
Type
  • L/R Audio: Two line-level analog audio inputs
Audio format
  • 16-bit Linear PCM
  • 32 kHz, 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz
Connectors
  • YCbCr/AVS INPUTS: mini-DIN female connector on the bracket for one of the following cable:
    • Y/Pb/Pr/L/R component cable
    • S-video/CVBS/L/R component cable
  • The Y/Pb/Pr/L/R component cable provides:
    • L/R : one twin RCA female connector for analog audio inputs
  • The S-video/CVBS/L/R component cable provides:
    • L/R: two RCA female connectors for analog audio inputs
Audio outputs
Connectors
  • YCbCr/AVS INPUTS: mini-DIN female connector on the bracket for one of the following cables:
    • Y/PB/Pr/L/R component cable
    • S-video/CVBS/L/R component cable
  • The Y/PB/Pr/L/R component cable provides:
    • L/R : 1 twin RCA female connector for analog audio outputs
  • The S-video/CVBS/L/R component cable provides:
    • L/R: 2 RCA female connectors for analog audio outputs
General Purpose Inputs and Outputs
Number of lines 16 I/O lines (IO)
Connectors
  • I/O: 20-pin dual-row 0.1" header on the PCB
  • WATCHDOG: 4-pin dual-row 0.1" header on the PCB
Usage General purpose IO
Electrical specifications IO: Quasi-bidirectional I/O lines, individually configurable as input or output
Host system requirements
Processor
  • Minimum: Core 2 Duo or better
  • Recommended: Intel 2nd/ 3rd Generation Core i3/i5/i7
System memory
  • Minimum: 2GB DDR3
  • Recommended: 4GB DDR3 (dual channel) or better
Graphic card
  • Minimum: Supports DirectX 9 or higher
  • Recommended: Intel HD2000/2500/3000/4000 or better
Software
Host PC Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 for x86 (32-bit) and x86-64 (64-bit) processor architectures
APIs
  • MultiCam 32- and 64-bit binary libraries for ISO-compliant C/C++ compilers
  • DirectShow filters for Microsoft Visual C++ compilers, for 32- and 64-bit applications
  • DirectShow .NET C#
Environmental conditions
Operating ambient air temperature 0 to +50 °C / +32 to +122 °F
Operating ambient air humidity 10 to 90% RH non-condensing
Storage ambient air temperature -20 to +70 °C / -4 to +158 °F
Storage ambient air humidity 10 to 90% RH non-condensing
Certifications
Electromagnetic - EMC standards
  • European Council EMC Directive 2004/108/EC
  • United States FCC rule 47 CFR 15
EMC - Emission
  • EN 55022:2010 Class B
  • FCC 47 Part 15 Class B
EMC - Immunity
  • EN 55024:2010 Class B
  • EN 61000-4-2
  • EN 61000-4-3
  • EN 61000-4-4
  • EN 61000-4-8
RoHS European Union Directive 2011/65/EU (ROHS2)
REACH European Union Regulation 1907/2006
WEEE Must be disposed of separately from normal household waste and must be recycled according to local regulations
Ordering Information
Product code - Description
Included accessories
  • 1844 - Picolo HD Y/Pb/Pr/L+R Analog A/V Cable
  • 1845 - Picolo HD S-Video/CVBS/L+R Analog A/V Cable
  • 1846 - Picolo HD Watchdog Cable
Optional accessories

Standard and high-definition image acquisition

Endoscopy applications

Standard and high-definition image acquisition 1

Dental applications

Standard and high-definition image acquisition 2

Video-guided surgery applications

High-definition image acquisition

Offline inspection stations

High-definition image acquisition 1

Laboratory and measuring microscopes