BirdDog PLAY 4K NDI Player

BirdDog PLAY 4K NDI Player

  • NDI 5 to HDMI 2.0 Converter/Player
  • Connects to NDI Network via Ethernet
  • Supports NDI, HDI|HX2, NDI Remote/Bridge
  • Supports up to UHD 4K60 Resolution
  • Gigabit Ethernet, API Support
  • CEC/NDI Remote Control Support
  • Power via USB-C
Availability: In stock
UPC: 9354873000515

The BirdDog PLAY 4K NDI Player is the world's smallest 4K NDI Player that is completely compatible with NDI 5 functionalities such as high bandwidth NDI, NDI HX2, NDI Remote, and NDI Bridge. The PLAY is designed to identify all NDI video streams on your NDI network and show them in a conventional set-top box thumbnail view, allowing you to subsequently pick and play any video on your NDI network with up to UHD 4K60 quality on an HDMI display.

The PLAY Receive NDI in resolutions ranging from SD to UHD 4K60. For optimum versatility, PLAY may be powered by USB-C. This NDI Player automatically scans your network for NDI sources and displays a thumbnail representation of each.

BirdDog Cloud Connect  
Connect PLAY to BirdDog Cloud Connect to use as a viewer for all of your worldwide BirdDog Cloud endpoints. The browsing experience is really intuitive, and the connection speed is lightning quick. From everywhere in the globe, you can get high-quality video in as little as two frames. Yes. You read that correctly. Latency of two frames.

In the box BirdDog PLAY 4K NDI Player
USB Type-C to USB-A 2.0 Male Cable
Limited 1-Year Warranty
Video Interface  
Video Inputs Full NDI Max at 1080p60
NDI|HX Max at 2160p60
Supported Video Formats UHD 2160p – 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
HD 1080p – 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
HD 720p – 50, 59.94, 60
Audio Inputs  
Embedded Audio Input RJ45: 2-Channel via NDI
Video Outputs 1 x HDMI (HDMI 2.0) Female
Output Video Format HDMI
UHD 4K: 25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps
1080p: 25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps
720p: 50/59.94/60 fp
Audio Output  3.5mm Analog – Audio output (Stereo)
Embedded Audio Output HDMI 2.0 Stereo
Video Codec Support  
NDI High Bandwidth I-frame, low latency
NDI HX2 H.264/HEVC long-GOP
BirdDog Cloud Connect Ultra-low latency, Internet-delivered with discovery
NDI 5 Bridge Yes
NDI 5 REMOTE Yes, token-based
Network Connectivity Ethernet RJ45 1000baseT
IP Streaming  
Video IP Encoding H.264, NDI: 1280 x 720 to 3840 x 2160 at 25p, 29.97p, 30p, 50p, 59.94p, 60p
Power Connector 1 x USB Type-C
Voltage – 5vDC
Dimensions 3.3 x 3.3 x 0.7" / 85 x 85 x 19 mm
Weight 3.4 oz / 97 g
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