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Eight channel SD capture card

  • High performance DMA to system memory or direct graphics memory with scatter gather
  • On board processor for real time mode and sync detection
  • Support for all PAL, NTSC, SECAM or S-Video video modes
  • Dynamic input source selection

The XtremeRGB-Ex8 is an eight channel PCI Express video capture card. The card supports PAL, NTSC and SECAM in both composite and S-video input formats


Eight channel SD capture card

The XtremeRGB-Ex8 is an eight channel PCI Express video capture card. The card supports PAL, NTSC and SECAM in both composite and S-video input formats. XtremeRGB-Ex8 video capture card supports de-interlaced video capture and display at 25 / 30 fps for real time video overlays.

The XtremeRGB-Ex8, a stand alone PCI Express four lane plug in capture card, delivers extreme performance with 480 MB/s transfer bus bandwidth. This industry beating performance makes the XtremeRGB-Ex8 ideal for a wide range of applications including:

  • Multi-display presentation software: recommended by industry leaders Dataton WATCHOUT™
  • Digital signage
  • Machine vision: acquires high resolution camera outputs
  • Voyage data recorders: capture radar images
  • Simulation/ Military: acquire high resolution video and simulation for comment and control

Video Streaming Support

DirectShow drivers for WDM streaming driver supports the following applications to encode, record and stream video over networks or the Internet:

  • Dataton WatchOut
  • Microsoft Expression Encoder
  • Microsoft Windows® Media Encoder
  • VideoLAN VLC
  • NorPix StreamPix
  • VirtualDub
  • Adobe Flash Encoder
  • VidBlaster
  • AMCap and other DirectShow compatible software

For further details see the EMS DirectShow SDK documentation supplied as part of a typical installation.


The XtremeRGB-Ex8 video capture card is supplied with a powerful software application for configuring the timing and format of the input sources and displaying the data. Simply connect your external DVI, Analog or video source into the card, run the XtremeRGB-Ex8 application to automatically detect the video source format and display the captured video in a window on your desktop.

Video Walls

The Xtreme range of video capture cards are fully integrated with the EMS family of video wall multi-display products. The XtremeRGB-Ex8 captures a composite or S-video output from one source and then displays it as an independent application on your video wall, this is done in real time.

The XtremeRGB-Ex8 has a powerful software application to automatically configure the timing and the format of the input source and display the captured data.


Board Format 4 lane PCI Express
Dimensions110mm x 170mm (l x h)
Maximum Capture Resolution8 x 720 x 576 x 16bit
Maximum Number of Cards per System16 (128 video capture channels)
Frame Buffer Memory32 MB per channel
Power RequirementsMax current at +3.3V - 0.45A
Max current at 12V - 0.85A
Max power - 12W
Operating Temperature0 to 35 °C/ 32 to 96 °F
Storage Temperature-20 to 70 °C/ -4 to 158 °F
Relative Humidity5% to 90% non-condensing
MTBF100,000 hrs
Relative Humidity5% to 90% non-condensing



Order Code: XtremeRGB-Ex8
8 Channel SD capture card PCIe


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