BirdDog 4K Quad NDI Encoder/Decoder
Lightweight at around two pounds and affordable at less than $2000, this encoder/decoder is high-tech but doesn’t require a tech genius to get it to operate properly. From the ground up, this device has been designed to make it easy for real-life users to operate properly, not just professionals with years of experience. Because of this, houses of worship find this encoder/decoder one of the most user-friendly devices on the market today. And because all four of the SDI connectors on the 4K line are 12G SDI, including the four SDI connectors on 4K Quad, encoding and decoding 4K full NDI just got a lot easier.
When you’re a church or synagogue and you need high-quality equipment, the BirdDog company has what you need. They specialize in great products that don’t cost a fortune. Regardless of how fancy and high-tech your events are, you can easily get professional results every time even if your operators aren’t professionals. This encoder/decoder even comes with everything that you need to use as soon as you get it out of the box, making it easy for you to be operating it in minutes instead of an hour or more. The HDMI connectors are also perfectly compatible with all of your sources and destinations, giving you yet another reason to buy this encoder/decoder.
Some of this encoder/decoder’s most important features include:
One HDMI 2.0 input port
Four 12G SDI input/output ports
A built-in cross converter
NDI tally system
Ethernet RJ45 1000baseT with integrated Power over Ethernet (PoE)
The device offers support for all resolutions up to 4Kp60, which includes all HD resolutions. This results in high-quality, crystal-clear images and great audio quality as well, giving you everything you need for professional results that look as if they came from equipment that costs tens of thousands of dollars.
Houses of worship deserve to have professional results when they are recording an event, and the right encoder/decoder is one of the pieces of equipment that you’ll need to make that happen. This device houses a custom NDI silicon chip and is housed in an aircraft-grade aluminum case, which means that it can take a lot and still keep going. The right encoding/decoding device helps bring everything together so that all of your productions are top-notch, and this one made by BirdDog promises the best quality at the best price. It is roughly 7” x 5.5” x 4” in size and is therefore easily transported from one location to another. It is one purchase that you are guaranteed not to regret.