The Birddog Studio NDI is an NDI solution for converting and transmitting SDI video. Using their own purpose built silicon chip it results in ultra low latency encoding and decoding.
The Studio NDI features both SDI & HDMI inputs and loop outputs, a gigabit PoE ethernet port, audio intercom system and an NDI tally light up front. This screen also displays camera and connection information. The 3G SDI and HDMI v1.4a ports allow for video transfer upto 1080p60 at rates of 140Mbits/s making the image visually lossless.
Taking advantage of NDI you are able to transmit not only video but also tally, power and comms over a single ethernet cable. This makes the solution not only cheaper for most productions but far more versatile than traditional solutions requiring multiple cables.
The Studio NDI is built to last, housed in a strong aluminium case. It also comes with various mounting points for placing it atop cameras and anywhere else.
The Studio NDI includes a free copy of Comms Lite, Birddogs free intercom software for use over NDI.
The Studio NDI also comes in a HDMI only variant called the Birddog Mini which includes all the same features but for workflows that only require HDMI in and out.
The Birddog Studio NDI retails for $1,099 and the Birddog Mini for $800. For more details make sure to check out the description below. Thanks for watching and I’ll see you in the next one.