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VisionDVI DLVisionDVI-DL

Support for 330 MHz pixel clock and a maximum canvas of 4k x 4k

HD video capture for all progressive and interlaced DVI/ HDMI modes

Captures Quad HD Digital Cinema modes at 24/ 25/ 30 fps

The VisionDVI-DL is a single channel PCI express dual-link DVI capture card. A stand alone PCI Express four lane plug in video capture card, the VisionDVI-DL delivers extreme performance with 650 MB/s transfer bandwidth. A maximum canvas of 4kx4k allows any DVI source to be captured.

The VisionDVI-DL capture card has integrated DVI equalizers on its inputs to support longer input cable lengths (up to 20m). This video capture card is suitable for a wide range of applications including:

  • Large video walls
  • High resolution, high bandwidth applications
  • Advanced Medical and Machine Vision capture
  • Radar, Security/Surveillance and Military applications
  • IP Render decode capture


The VisionDVI-DL, dual-link DVI capture card, is supplied with a powerful software application for configuring the format of the input sources and displaying the data. Simply connect your video source into the card, run the VisionDVI-DL application to automatically detect the video source resolution and display the captured video in a window on your desktop.

Wall Control-red presents a representational window of the entire display wall showing position and size of video windows. Datapath Wall Control-red video wall software enables you to configure your multi-screen display, launch video overlays and create a video wall layout configuration. With the full version it is possible to save layouts and recall them for future use and also operate Wall Control video wall software on a remote PC via a network connection.

Video Streaming

For streaming applications, the VisionDVI-DL capture card can be used with Windows Media Encoder to compress and stream captured video. To replay the video, use Windows® Media Player.

Any application compatible with Windows® DirectShow technology can use the VisionDVI-DL capture card due to its built-in WDM support.

Key Qualities of the VisionDVI-DL Capture Card:

  • Single channel PCI Express four lane bus with maximum data rate of 650 MB/s, allowing high resolution sources to be displayed at full frame rate
  • Support for 330 MHz pixel clock and a maximum canvas of 4k x 4k
  • HD video capture for all progressive and interlaced DVI/HDMI modes
  • Captures Quad HD (2160p) Digital Cinema modes at 24/25/30 fps
  • 128 MB on board frame buffer
  • Input equalisation supporting longer input cables
  • High performance DMA to system memory or direct to graphics memory with scatter gather high quality scaling (7x3 Polyphase filter)

Specification of the VisionDVI-DL Capture Card:

Board Format PCI Express x4 card, 110mm x 170mm
PCI Express bus master with scatter gather DMA providing maximum data rate of 650MB/s
Connectors One Dual Link DVI-D connector
Maximum Sample Rate 330 MHz DVI-D connector
Video Capture Memory 128 MB, triple buffered
Dual-link DVI Single-link and dual-link modes auto detected
Input Mode Detection Automatic detection of input modes in hardware, enabling the tracking of mode changes in the source signal
Pixel Transfer Formats

RGB: 5-5-5, 5-6-5 or 8-8-8 (24bit/32bit) pixels
YUV: 4:2:2
MONO: 8bit

Update Rate User defined, captured frame rate will match the source. Providing max data rate (650MB/s) is not exceeded
Multi-buffered to eliminate tearing artifacts
Video Format Options Dual-Link DVI
Single-Link DVI
Operating System Support Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Linux support (NOTE: Check Linux specific features with Sales)
Power Requirements Max current at +3.3V - 0.2A
Max current at 12V - 0.9A
Max power - 12 Watts
Operating Temperature 0 to 35 °C/ 32 to 96 °F
Storage Temperature -20 to 70 °C/ -4 to 158 °F
Relative Humidity 5% to 90% non-condensing
Warranty 3 years


We are continuously developing the technology used within our product ranges delivering outstanding innovative solutions, therefore the specification may change from time to time.

Models Available of the VisionDVI-DL Capture Card:

ProductName/Order Code Description
VisionDVI-DL Dual-link DVI capture card


Your packing box should contain the following items:

  • A VisionDVI-DL video capture card
  • Installation CD-ROM


All products are shipped with the latest software available, unless stated otherwise. Special requirements may be organised by contacting our Sales team.

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