BirdDog Core 5 Monitor SDI/HDMI Encoder & Decoder

BirdDog Core 5 Monitor SDI/HDMI Encoder & Decoder

  • Convert 12G-SDI or HDMI to NDI/IP
  • Encode/Decode, Stream & Records
  • Supports NDI|HX, NDI|HX2, NDI|HX3
  • Supports Resolutions up to 4K60
  • Recording via USB Type-C Output
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The BirdDog Core 5 Monitor SDI/HDMI Encoder & Decoder converts any SDI or HDMI signal in real-time to NDI, NDI|HX2, NDI|HX3, SRT, H.264, HEVC/H.265, RTMP, or RTSP in up to 4Kp60. The Core 5 USB-C port allows you to record native NDI files for post-editing, or send live ultra-low latency high-quality video over Ethernet. With the addition of a Cloud Connect license, you have a globally connected camera with extremely low latency. The High Bright screens are visible in direct sunlight, and the video analysis tools include vectorscopes, waveforms, RGB parades, and more, while the SFP+ port allows for a direct 10GbE connection over copper or fiber for ultra-high performance.

The BirdDog Core 5 SDI/HDMI Encoder & Decoder is a multi-purpose tool for every camera. Use as a video monitor, use as a cross converter, a video analysis tool, an NDI encoder, an encoder to streaming formats like H.264 or HEVC. It’s kind of like having Robin, Chewbacca, Goose, and Milhouse all in one.

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In the box BirdDog Core 5 Monitor SDI/HDMI Encoder & Decoder
Limited 1-year warranty
Video Interface  
Video Inputs   2 x BNC (12G-SDI / 3G-SDI / 6G-SDI) Female
1 x HDMI Female
Input Video Format HDMI / SDI
DCI 4K: 60 fps
Audio Input Connectors 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS
Input Audio Format Analog
Embedded Audio Input SDI
Video Outputs   1 x RJ45 (NDI / HX) Female
1 x HDMI Female (Loop Output)
1 x USB Type-C (USB Video) Female (Program)
Output Video Format HDMI / RJ45
DCI 4K: 60 fps
Audio Output Connectors None
Embedded Audio Output HDMI
USB Type-C
HDR Compatibility None
Expansion Slots 1 x SFP+ Slot
IP Streaming  
Video IP Encoding H.264, H.265, NDI, RTMP, RTSP, SRT, TCP, UDP: 4096 x 2160 at 60p
Display Size 5.5"
Tally Light Yes
Wi-Fi Support Yes
Power Connector 1 x Barrel Input
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