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HDMI Video Capture Card For Sale

HDMI Video Capture Card For Sale

Regular price R 500.00 ZAR
Regular price Sale price R 500.00 ZAR
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\n \nAn HDMI video capture card is a hardware device that allows you to capture and record video and audio content from HDMI sources, such as cameras, gaming consoles, computers, and other HDMI-enabled devices. These capture cards are commonly used in various applications, including live streaming, video production, gaming content creation, and more. Here are some key features and considerations related to HDMI video capture cards: \n
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  1. Input and Output Ports: HDMI capture cards typically have at least one HDMI input port to connect the source device and one HDMI output port for pass-through to a monitor or display. Some capture cards may also have additional input/output options, such as audio jacks, USB, or SDI.
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  3. Resolution and Frame Rate: The capture card's specifications will indicate the maximum supported resolution and frame rate. Common resolutions include Full HD (1080p) and 4K. Ensure that the capture card can handle the resolution and frame rate of your video source.
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  5. Compatibility: Check the compatibility of the capture card with your operating system (Windows, macOS, Linux) and streaming or recording software. Many capture cards work with popular software like OBS Studio, XSplit, and more.
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  7. Encoding: Some capture cards include hardware encoding capabilities, which offload the video encoding process from your computer's CPU. This can be especially useful for reducing system resource usage during recording or streaming.
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  9. Pass-Through: Capture cards often offer HDMI pass-through, allowing you to view the content on your monitor or TV while simultaneously capturing it on your computer. This is useful for real-time monitoring and gameplay.
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  11. USB Connection: Most HDMI capture cards connect to your computer via USB, so ensure that your computer has the necessary USB ports. Some high-end capture cards may use PCIe slots for more bandwidth and lower latency.
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  13. Audio Support: HDMI carries both video and audio signals, and capture cards typically support audio capture as well. Verify that the capture card can capture audio from your HDMI source, or if it has additional audio input options.
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  15. Streaming: HDMI capture cards are commonly used for live streaming on platforms like Twitch, YouTube, and Facebook Live. Look for a capture card that suits your streaming needs and offers the required features like low latency and audio mixing.
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  17. Recording: You can use HDMI capture cards to record video and audio directly to your computer's storage. Check if the card's software supports features like scheduled recordings or automatic file splitting.
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  19. Driver and Firmware Updates: Make sure that the manufacturer provides regular driver and firmware updates to ensure compatibility with new devices and software updates.
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  21. Price: HDMI capture cards vary in price depending on their features and capabilities. Consider your budget and the specific requirements of your recording or streaming setup.
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\nPopular brands that produce HDMI video capture cards include Elgato, AVerMedia, Blackmagic Design, Magewell, and more. Before purchasing a capture card, read user reviews and compare specifications to find the one that best suits your needs. \n \n
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