BirdDog Mini HDMI to NDI Encoder/Decoder

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The BirdDog Mini HDMI to NDI Encoder/Decoder is a tiny NDI interface for HDMI video sources and destinations. In encoding mode, you can connect your camera or other video source and it will be instantly be available on your NDI-enabled network. In decoding mode, you can connect an NDI source to the decoder and it will output to a monitor, switcher, or other HDMI output destination.

Despite its size, the BirdDog Mini supports 1080p59.94 s. PoE is accepted, so the Mini can be powered via network connection with no power supply required. Tally information is displayed and passed through to compatible equipment. The small size of the Mini will make it at home in studios and video production facilities utilizing NDI technology.

Tally Support A built-in bi-color tally display can show video source on-air info. Tally information is also passed through to supported monitoring equipment. Changing Modes from NDI Encoder to NDI Decoder Built with total flexibility in mind, the Mini can be configured as an NDI Encoder or NDI Decoder with a simple click of a button through the web console. In Encode Mode, the Mini is the perfect way to get your HDMI sources into the world of NDI and supports up to 1080p60. Flexible Power Options Power the Mini via DC input from your camera battery's D-Tap, or use a separately available power adapter. Power can also be supplied over Ethernet using a PoE-enabled switcher or injector. Comms The Mini natively supports BirdDog Comms technology. BirdDog Link The Mini supports BirdDog Link. Encode from any BirdDog Studio NDI or Mini and play out to a TV or monitor. Inputs / Outputs
Video Inputs 1 x HDMI (HDMI 1.4a) Female
1 x RJ45 (NDI) Female
Audio Inputs None
Video Outputs 1 x RJ45 (NDI) Female
1 x HDMI (HDMI 1.4a) Female
Audio Outputs 1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Analog Female
Expansion Slots None
Format Support
Input Video Format HDMI / RJ45
1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/30/50/59.94 fps
1080i at 25/29.97 fps
720p at 50/59.94 fps
576i / 625 lines
480i / 525 lines
Output Video Format HDMI / RJ45
1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps
1080i at 25/29.97 fps
720p at 50/59.94 fps
576i / 625 lines
480i / 525 lines
Embedded Audio HDMI: 2-Channel
HDR Compatibility None
Tally Light Yes
Power I/O 1 x Barrel (5 to 18 VDC) Input
PoE Support PoH 802.3at, PoE 802.3af
Power Consumption Power Supply: 100 to 240 VAC
Device: 7 W
Dimensions 4.3 x 3.9 x 0.9" / 110 x 98 x 22 mm
Weight 7.1 oz / 200 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.78 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.2 x 8.2 x 2.45"

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