BirdDog Mini HDMI to NDI Encoder/Decoder – BDMINIHDMI

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BirdDog Mini BDMINIHDMI, HDMI to NDI Encoder/Decoder, HDMI inputs and outputs, Active Loop Outs, Audio Intercom System, NDI® Tally System, PoE

£518.84 (inc. VAT)

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BirdDog Mini
BirdDog Mini HDMI to NDI Encoder/Decoder – BDMINIHDMI

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BirdDog Mini – The worlds smallest NDI encoder & decoder

The BirdDog Mini brings big things in small packages. Utilising BirdDog’s custom NDI® silicon chip and housed in aircraft grade aluminium case, Mini is the ultimate entry point into the world of NDI® Encoding and Decoding. Featuring HDMI inputs and outputs, Active Loop Outs, Audio Intercom System, NDI® Tally System, PoE, and compatibility with BirdDog’s Comms and Central Apps.

NDI Decoding. Get NDI® onto screens.

With world’s first NDI® Decoding in hardware, using BirdDog’s custom silicon chip, there has never been a faster or easier way to distribute content. Mini can see any Full NDI® content on the network and with BirdDog’s Web Console you can route that to Mini for HDMI output to a screen or projector. Perfect for Digital Signage, Sports Stadiums, House of Worship, IMAG, and any application that needs content on screens. Team up Mini with optional Central application and you have an incredibly easy to use yet unbelievably powerful content distribution system.

Full NDI®. No compromises.

In the world of NDI® there are two flavours, NDI® and NDI|HX. NDI® is a variable bit rate, I-Frame codec that is reaches around 140Mbits at 1080p60 and is visually lossless. NDI|HX is a compressed, long-GOP, H.264 variant that reaches around 12Mbits at 1080p60. Mini hardware only Encodes and Decodes Full YUV422 NDI®.

NDI® Encode or Decode. Total flexibility.

Built with total flexibility in mind, 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 Mini is the perfect way to get your HDMI sources into the world of NDI® and supports up to1080p60.

Adaptive bit rate. Slide your way to glory.

Full NDI® is a variable bit rate codec. In normal circumstances BirdDog recommends allowing around 140Mbps in HD, or 6 streams per 1GbE cable with some headroom. In 4K it is recommended to allow around 300Mbps or 3 streams with some headroom to allow for any unforeseen spikes.

With BirdDog’s tools you can select the bit rate to suit your bandwidth and requirements. In both HD you can slide between 80-180Mbps and in 4K you can select the data rate to be anywhere between 60 and 360Mbps.

Extreme Speed. It’s all about the silicon.

BirdDog’s revolutionary custom silicon chip is what drives the best NDI® products on the planet. Only BirdDog’s hardware can do line-based processing to give the fastest possible NDI® Encoding or Decoding technically possible.

Tally. It just works.

The world’s first NDI® Tally system is built right into Mini and it requires zero configuration. Includes a built-in large Tally display for your on-air talent to easily see which camera is live, plus user selectable Tally borders on loop out, and an external Tally output.

PoE, DC, D-Tap. Up to you.

Mini can be powered by Power over Ethernet (PoE) or D-Tap from your camera battery. No need for a power adapter, although there is one in the box if you need it.

Video Formats

(HD) 1080p 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94
(HD) 1080i 25, 29.97
(HD) 720p 50, 59.94

Video Input

1 x HDMI Standard Type A connector
HDMI v1.4a, RGB or YCbCr

Video Output

1 x HDMI Standard Type A connector
HDMI v1.4a, RGB or YCbCr

Audio Digital

2-Channel, 24-bit HDMI embedded audio,
48 kHz sample rate, synchronous

Audio Analog

3.5mm Microphone headset input / output

Video Codec Support

Realtime, ultra-low latency, full-bitrate NDI
(i-frame)

Display

Bicolor Tally (Red/Green)
Multicolour status information
Full status information on HDMI output (Selectable)

Network Interface

10/100/1000 Ethernet (RJ-45) with PoE (Power over Ethernet)
Embedded web configuration panel for control and firmware updates

User Interface Control

Network settings
Video settings
Tally settings
Audio and Comms settings

External Tally

3.5mm 2 position +5v tally connector

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