BirdDog Studio NDI interface box
|.BirdDog is an Australian company based out of Melbourne, with what they describe as "a team of innovative and slightly quirky engineers". Their first project was a major challenge - to create an NDI codec in hardware.|
BirdDog Studio enables your existing cameras to be included into
a new IP workflow for your live productions. Once you convert your HDMI or SDI
signal to IP the possibilities of live productions are magnified. Any network
connection can become a live video input into an NDI-enabled switcher.
NDI made simple
Convert your baseband SDI or HDMI to full-quality NDI and take full advantage of flexible IP networks. No need to run long SDI cables or purchase expensive video routers, simply access your live video in real time anywhere on your network.
Dual Color Tally
BirdDog does Tally the "right way". BirdDog Studio can display Tally onboard and externally via Tally out. Due to our superior NDI integration both Program and Preview tally indicators are provided.
Simply set the display to be full screen Tally or split screen to show both program and preview.
Power from anywhere
All bases are covered when it comes to power. BirdDog Studio can accept power input from the Ethernet cable via PoE technology. Donít have a PoE network infrastructure? No problem, simply power via DC or V/Gold-mount battery plate optional accessories with power pass-through (coming soon).
Central fleet control
Control and configure multiple BirdDog Studio devices through the admin panel which is accessible via a web browser on both mobile devices and desktop.
Monitor loop-out/format converter
SDI and HDMI outputs are always live allowing you to convert from SDI to HDMI and vice versa. Connect a monitor to BirdDog Studio's outputs or simply use them to loop out to other gear.
As additional features are developed they will be released at no cost.
To make updates easy a simple site deployment wizard will ensure all BirdDog
Studios in your facility are updated, and are all running the same software
|Video Inputs||HDMI & HD-SDI|
|Video Outputs||HDMI & HD-SDI (with cross conversion from either input)|
|Supported Resolutions||1080p 29.97/25/59.94/50, 1080i 59.94/50,
720p 59.94/50, SD PAL/NTSC
|Video Protocol Support||NDI Realtime Encoding (full quality, not NDI-HX)|
|Audio||Embedded via SDI/HDMI plus Headset connector|
|Power||802.3 PoE Compliant, 2-pin 8-24v DC with D-Tap adapter|
|External Tally||3.5mm GPIO 2 position (Program/Preview)|
|Display||5x35 LED Display, Selectable modes (Info, Tally, Multi-Tally)|
|Configuration||Web Based (Mobile and Desktop compatible)|
|Physical Dimensions||105mm (W) x 150mm (H) x 19.5mm (D)|
|BDSTUM01 - BirdDog Studio - NDI converter with Tally, PoE & SDI/HDMI inputs, includes universal AC adapter, D-Tap to 6mm DC cable and quickstart guide.||735.00|
|BDSTUM01-EDU - BirdDog Studio Education - NDI converter with Tally, PoE & SDI/HDMI inputs, includes universal AC adapter, D-Tap to 6mm DC cable and quickstart guide.||653.00|
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