AJA U-TAP USB 3.0 Powered HDMI Capture Device

AJA U-TAP USB 3.0 Powered HDMI Capture Device

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  • Ideal for Video Capture and Streaming
  • Compatible with OS on Mac, Windows & Linux
  • Support Facebook, YouTube Live, Skype, Zoom & more
  • 2-Channel embedded audio support
  • USB 3.0/3.1 host interface
  • 1 x HDMI v1.4a Input
  • No Drivers Required
  • Support Up to 1080p/60
Availability: In stock
UPC: 892448000083

The AJA U-Tap USB 3.0 Powered HDMI Capture Device provides a 3.0 USB connection flexibility that consists bus power and the strength to simplify and facilitate plug and play capture. This product compatible to Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux Operating Systems and a wide range of creative applications. Whether to accommodate video conferencing, streaming or traditional postproduction, and more; this handy product provides powerful function flexibilities without the need for the third-party driver software.

The AJA UTAP HDMI is smaller than a smartphone, with USB 3.0 connectivity that provides a quick and easy way to connect. AJA USB Capture card sources for capture, without the need to install additional software drivers. Small enough to carry anywhere with you, its bus-powered USB connectivity ensures you will never be looking for a power source. U-TAP HDMI supports frame rates up to 1080p 60, for your HD High Frame Rate (HFR) projects.

The AJA UTAP is UVC and UAC compatible on Mac, Windows, and Linux, negating the need for additional drivers. AJA HDMI Capture ensures compatibility with a wide range of professional software applications and a seamless integration between the native software and AJA’s high-quality hardware letting you focus on the work, not the technology.

What the UTap HDMI can offer is not only its small size only but also to handle the ubiquitous HDMI workflows. This portable capture device provides supporting easiness to frame rates, up to 1080p 60. It also supports HD High Frame Rate (HFR) projects and also perfect for live events and fast-moving subjects. In the video input digital connectivity section, this product has HDMI v1.4a, 24-bits/pixel, RGB or YUV. Meanwhile, Audio Input Digital provides 2-channel, 24-bit HDMI embedded video, with 48 kHz sample rate.

AJA U-Tap HDMI Features:

  • Compact and Portable size
  • HD/SD HDMI v1.4a 24, 30 or 36-bits/pixel, RGB or YUV
  • USB 3.0/3.1 connection to desktop or laptop
  • Bus Powered through USB 3.0/3.1 interface
  • Embedded Stereo Audio support
  • Supported by OS on Mac, Windows, and Linux
  • 3-year warranty
More Information
In the box AJA U-TAP USB 3.0 Powered HDMI Capture Device
Limited 3-Year Warranty
Video Inputs 1 x HDMI (HDMI v1.4a)  24, 30 or 36-bits/pixel, RGB or YUV
Host Interface USB 3.0/USB 2.0 UVC/UAC compliant
Audio Input 2-channel, 24-bit HDMI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate
Capture Video 16-bits/pixel, YUV (input video will be truncated as required)
Capture Audio 2-channel, 16-bit, 48 kHz sample rate (input audio will be truncated as required)
Video Formats  
Video HDMI (HD) 1920 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
(HD) 1920 x 1080i 25, 29.97, 30
(HD) 1280 x 720p 50, 59.94, 60
(SD) 625p 25
(SD) 625i 50
(SD) 525p 29.97
(SD) 525i 59.94
YCbCr 4:2:2 10-bit*
YCbCr 4:4:4 8/10/12-bit*
RGB 4:4:4 8/10/12-bit*

Computer (HDMI), up to 60 Hz max for all formats

1920 x 1080p
1680 x 1050p
1600 x 1200p
1600 x 1024p
1280 x 1024p
1280 x 960p
1280 x 768p
1024 x 768p
800 x 600p
640 x 480p


Scaled (USB), Frame rates for all formats: 7.5, 15, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60

1920 x 1080p 
1440 x 1080p 
1280 x 720p 
1024 x 576p
960 x 540p
856 x 480p
800 x 600p
768 x 576p
720 x 576p
720 x 480p
640 x 480p
640 x 360p
432 x 240p
352 x 288p
320 x 240p
176 x 144p

OS Compatibility
Dimensions 3.3 x 2.4 x 1" / 83.82 x 60.96 x 25.4 mm
Weight 0.3 lb (0.2 kg)
Power 1 x USB Type-B Output
6.5W max
Environment Safe Operating Temperature: 32 to 104° F (0 to 40° C)
Safe Storage Temperature (Power OFF): -40 to 140° F (-40 to 60° C)
Operating Relative Humidity:10-90% non-condensing
Operating Altitude: <10,000ft (<3,000m)
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Customer Questions
Is video conferencing and chat software such as Facebook Live, Google Hangouts, GoToMeeting, MS Teams, OBS, Skype, Zoom, and others supported by U-TAP?

True. These apps, as well as many others, are supported by U-TAP. The full list of supported application types by category can be found at https://www.aja.com/compatibility/u-tap.

Can I connect multiple U-TAPs to my computer and communicate with multiple capture applications at the same time?

Yes, you can connect multiple U-TAPs to the same CPU using the built-in USB ports! Attaching multiple U-TAPs to a single system, on the other hand, may have an effect on the expected frame rate of incoming video, depending on the CPU, RAM, and so on. ...

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