World's first external PCIe capture and playback solution!
Multibridge is the world's first external PCI Express capture
and playback solution that instantly switches between SD, HD and
2K, in 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 video quality. Connect to your PC or Mac
with high speed 10 Gb/s PCI Express for the world's highest
quality editing system, or use independently as a bi-directional
SDI video converter. With two models to choose from, there is a
Multibridge model for every workflow.
Multibridge connects to your computer via PCI Express and works
just like a capture and playback card that plugs into your Mac
or PC. All electronics are contained in a compact external
chassis connected to your computer via an included PCI Express
cable and plug in board. This unique design allows space for
lots of video and audio connections, and you can use Multibridge
as a video converter when not connected to your computer.
High Quality 3 Gb/s SDI
Multibridge Eclipse and Multibridge Pro are the first editing
solutions to include high speed 3 Gb/s SDI connections. 3 Gb/s
SDI is the latest version of the SDI video standard that allows
4:4:4 RGB and 2K film connection with a single BNC type
Use Popular Video Software
Multibridge models include a high speed PCI Express connection
so you can connect to a host computer, and then use a wide range
of video software for video capture and playback. Multibridge is
compatible with QuickTime™ and DirectShow.
Blackmagic Media Express
Multibridge includes the famous DeckLink software, when
connected to a host computer via PCI Express, giving you a wide
range of free software utilities. For broadcast graphics and
paint, we include Photoshop plug-ins for capture and output of
No other editing system has such a wide range of audio
connections and metering. Multibridge Eclipse supports a massive
12 channels of AES/EBU digital audio on balanced XLR connectors,
as well as 4 channels of pro balanced analog audio on XLR
connectors. Multibridge Pro supports 8 channels of AES/EBU
digital audio on a multi-pin DB-25 connector, as well as 2
channels of pro balanced analog audio on XLR connectors. All
models of Multibridge support sample rate converters on AES/EBU
inputs for the widest plug and play audio compatibility, and all
models include 2 channel RCA audio outputs for low cost HiFi
All Multibridge models support SDI, HDMI and analog video input
and output. Capture and playback from any SDI, HDMI or analog
broadcast deck, camera or monitor. Use Multibridge as a
bidirectional video converter and convert from SDI to analog and
HDMI, and analog to SDI and HDMI simultaneously.
World's Highest Quality
Fully compatible with SDI and HD-SDI 4:2:2, Multibridge Eclipse
also features Dual Link HD-SDI 4:4:4 connections for feature
film quality. Dual Link 4:4:4 is used on the latest Sony HDCAM
SR decks, and contains additional color detail.
Powerful Down Conversion
Multibridge features massive processing power, fantastic for
broadcast quality HD down conversion and other processing based
features. Down conversion is great when Multibridge is plugged
into Mac OS X and Windows platforms via PCI Express.
Built in HDMI
You'll love the full resolution HDMI input and output built into
Multibridge. Use the HDMI output for connecting to any HDMI
television or video projector for full HD resolution monitoring
at much lower cost than a dedicated HD broadcast monitor.