C353W

1080p30 HDMI H.264 H/W Encode Mini PCIe Video frame grabber

  • Hardware H.264 Compression
  • Wide temp range of -40°C ~ 85°C (-40°F ~ 185°F)
  • PCI Express Mini Card form factor
  • HDMI/ VGA/ DVI input interface
  • Max. input resolution 1920 x 1080 60fps
  • Max. capturing resolution 1920 x 1080 30fps
  • Up to 60Mbps encoding capability
  • Low power consumption (1.5 Watts)
Frame Grabber C353W

Overview

The DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe solution is a PCI Express mini video capture card based on H.264 hardware compression delivering high definition recording and low CPU consumption. With the addition of an adaptor daughter board, capturing and receiving of additional HDMI, VGA, or DVI input sources provides greater flexibility and possibilities for monitoring, archiving or analyzing HD video content. 

Extended Temperature

AVerMedia delivers extended temperature solutions capable of withstanding extreme environmental conditions without compromising functionality. The extended temperature capture card line operates within temperature ranges of -40°C to 85°C (-40°F to 185°F). The thermally robust product line is specifically designed to provide greater flexibility for rugged and industrial applications, including: medical, industrial automation, factory automation, in-vehicle, and more.

AVerMedia guarantees that our products are made in accordance with the highest standards, ensuring a wide temperature range, design compactness, durability, high performance, and extended life cycles. Our design and testing procedures meet these requirement through the use of extended-temperature-grade components, onboard soldering of critical components, detailed engineering designs for wide temperature ranges, and certified testing under harsh conditions.

Main/Daughter Board Design

With the addition of an adaptor daughter board, capturing and receiving of additional HDMI, VGA, or DVI input sources provides greater flexibility and possibilities for monitoring, archiving or analyzing HD video content. 

CL311-MN SDK

Versatile AVerMedia SDK

To expand the scope of its applicability, the DarkCrystal HD Capture Mini-PCIe supports mainstream programming languages and is shipped with a Software Development Kit that includes frequently used functions such as de-interlacing, video cropping, image/video overlay, etc. It is endowed with a full array of functions that are required to perform HD video capture for industrial and commercial purposes such as PC gaming, event data recording, medical imaging, machine vision imaging, and other types of industrial imaging.

Specifications

ModelC353W
Module TypePCI Express Minicard
Input

HDMI

VGA(D-Sub)

DVI (HDMI Adaptor, optional)

Video Resolution

Max. Input Resolution -1080p60

Max. Resolution Captured – 1080p30

VESA Resolution Supported

Captured Video Output

H.264 Transport Stream

RAW Video (YV12 4:2:0)

Color Adjustment

VGA: Brightness, Contrast, Hue (NTSC only), Saturation

HDMI: not supported

Operating Environment

Temperature: -40°C to +85°C

Humidity: 0 to 80% RHNC

Storage Environment

Temperature: -50°C to +85°C

Humidity: 0 to 90% RHNC

Power Requirement1.98W
Dimensions (L x W)50.95 x 30mm
System Requirements
CPU

Intel® Core™2 Duo 2.4GHz

AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual Core 2.8GHz

Intel® Core™ i5-2500(4 cores/3.3GHz) or above is required for WMV format recording

Memory2GB RAM
AVI Format Recording Requirement

SSD is required for AVI format recording:

- Read: 200MB/s (or above)

- Write: 200MB/s (or above)

- System AHCI function needs to be activated

- SATA III interface on motherboard is required

VGA

VGA card with support for DirectX9.0c or above

Standalone graphics card is recommended for HD video capturing

Sound CardYes
Supported OSWindows 7/8.1/10 (32/64 bits), Linux (32/64 bits)*

*All specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

** Linux Services
‧ For driver availability, please contact support
‧ Driver customization service by request

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