Osprey-820e:- PCIe 2 Channel DVI-I Video Capture 


The Osprey-820e is a dual input card and can ingest SD or HD analogue video as well as VGA, HDMI and DVI.

The latest addition to the Osprey Video PCI Express family of capture cards, the Osprey-820e continues the strong tradition of high-quality streaming performance. The Osprey-820e now lets you add audio and video to a traditional graphics interface making it an ideal solution for lecture capture.

Take advantage of advanced video pre-processing features such as logo/bitmap overlay with transparency and positioning controls, de-interlacing, colour space conversion and closed-caption extraction and rendering. Wide screen signaling is also standard as well a SimulStream.

The Osprey-820e uses the compact 4-lane PCI Express interface for a broad range of motherboard support by providing compatibility with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots. PC manufacturers have adopted the PCI Express bus as the latest high-throughput internal bus architecture. The best PC graphics cards use this bus because it unleashes the power of modern multi-core PC engines.

The Osprey-820e requires intense bandwidth across the system bus, CPU and memory. Hence, the host computer system must be capable of processing this amount of data. The selection of the CPU is critical. To process full HD video on both channels of the Osprey-820e, the minimum processors required are dual i7-3930K@3.2GHz 

Product Highlights

  • Dual input capture 
  • PCI Express (x4) card
  • Accepts analogue SD and HD video inputs
  • 2x DVI video inputs on card edge
  • 2x DVI-Component breakout cables for RGB, S-Video or composite inputs
  • 2x DVI-HDMI adapters
  • 2x DVI-VGA adapters for inputs up to 1600x1200 at 60Hz 
  • HDMI embedded audio (2x8 channels LPCM)
  • Unbalanced stereo audio via 3.5mm on card edge
  • Logo/Bitmap Overlay
  • Scaling, cropping, de-interlacing and inverse telecine
  • Closed-caption extraction/rendering 
  • Loss of video automatic test pattern generation with text overlay option
  • Microsoft DirectShow API

P/N: 95-00475.

System Requirements:

  • Multicore Processors are recommended to run video applications 
  • 32 & 64 bit: Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Server 2012; latest drivers
  • Linux Ubuntu 14.04LTS x64 driver version 3.16.0-33-1.7 (Osprey version)
  • Free PCI Express (x4) slot - compatible with x4, x8 and x16 PCIe slots
  • Download Osprey-820e datasheet

Video Inputs and Connectors:

  • 2x DVI-I on card edge
  • 2x HDMI (via included DVI-HDMI adapters)
  • 2x VGA/XVGA upto 1600x1200 at 60Hz (via included DVI-VGA adapters)
  • 2x Component/composite S-Video - includes
    • component breakout cables 
    • BNC-RCA adapter cables

Audio Inputs and Connectorss:

  • HDMI with embedded audio (2x8 channels LPCM)
  • Unbalanced stereo audio via 3.5mm jack on card edge

Video Formats:

  • Packed: RGB32, RGB24, RGB16, RGB15
  • Grey8, YUV2 (4:2:2), YUV (4:1:1)
  • Planar: YUV12, YUV9


  • Half-length PCIe board
  • 6.60" (16.77cm) long x 4.38" (11.22cm) high