USB 3.1 Gen 1 3G-SDI Capture Device with Scaler and Audio

USB 3.1 Gen 1 3G-SDI Capture Device with Scaler and Audio


The BG-CSA lets you easily capture a 3G-SDI source and save it on your computer or storage device via USB. It’s portable and easy to use, capturing uncompressed signals at resolutions up to 1080p 60Hz. The loop output ensures your display remains uninterrupted. It utilizes large volume image buffering to eliminate video tearing while the high sampling rate ensures you receive a pristine image. The USB cable supplies power to the unit, meaning no extra power cables to carry.

MSRP $319.00*

*Pricing is for US only. International pricing will vary.
  • 1080P 60Hz Resolution – Capture and store Full HD video
  • Portable – Ideal for recording presentations on the go
  • USB 3.1 – Delivers power and captures HDMI signal
  • Audio Input – Embeds audio from a microphone or other device
  • H.264 – Supports H.264 compression format
  • Compatibility – Mac OS or Windows, wide array of third-party applications

Max. Data Rate350 Mbps
UAC Video Output ResolutionSMPTE 424M-2.97 Gbps│3G-SDI:
 - 1080p at 50/59.94/60 Hz (4:2:2)
SMPTE 274M-1.485 Gbps│HD-SDI:
 - 1080p at 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 Hz, 1080i at 50, 59.94, 60 Hz
SMPTE 292M-1.485 Gbps│HD-SDI:
 - 1080i at 30 Hz, 720p at 60 Hz
SMPTE 296M-1.485 Gbps│HD-SDI:
 - 720p at 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 Hz
SMPTE 259M-270 Mbps│SD-SDI:
 - NTSC 525 at 59.94 Hz, PAL 625 at 50 Hz
UAC Audio Output FormatStereo / 16-bit / 48000Hz
Recording Video FormatYUY2 (USB3.1 Gen 1), MJPG (USB2.0/3.1 Gen 1)
Audio Input

SDI Embedded Audio
3.5mm Analog Stereo Audio

Operating System CompatibilityWindows 7, 8, 10, Mac OS X 10.9 or above, Linux
3rd-Party Software CompatibilityOBS Studio (Windows, Linux)/AMCap (Windows)
Potplayer (Windows)/Skype (Windows, OS X)
Hangout (Windows)/TeamViewer (Windows)
Hardware RequirementsDesktop: Intel Core i5-3400+NVIDIA GTX660 or higher
Notebook: Intel Core i7-4810MQ+NVIDIA GTX870M or higher+4GB RAM or higher
ESD Protection8 KV - Contact Discharge
15KV - Air Discharge
Housing DesignAluminum
Casing StylePortable
Power ConnectionMicro-USB Port
Power Supply5V DC, 1A
Power Consumption4 watts (Max)
Operating Humidity20-90% RH (no condensation)
Operation temperature0~40°C (32~104°F)
Product Weight135g (0.3 lb)
Package Weight270g (0.6 lb)
CertificationsCE, FCC, RoHS



Package Contents
① 1x BG-CSA USB 3.1 Gen 1 3G-SDI Capture Device
② 1x USB 3.1 Gen 1 A to A Cable (host to device)
③ 1x User Manual

Device Interface

See full description of the connections here


Warranty: 2 years

Buy this USB 3.1 Gen 1 3G-SDI Capture Device with Scaler and Audio

MSRP $319.00*

*Pricing is for US only. International pricing will vary.
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