BirdDog 4K BACKPACK
BirdDog

4K BACKPACK

The Smallest 4K NDI® on the Planet
Product Highlights
  • Ultracompact Form with HDMI 2.0 Input
  • Supports up to UHD 4K30, 1080P60
  • PoE, Sony L-Series & DC Power Options
  • 15W DC Output to Power Monitor or Camera

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

The Flex 4K BACKPACK HDMI Encoder from BirdDog is an ultracompact NDI interface for HDMI video sources. Connect your onboard monitor, camera, or other video source, and have it available instantly on your NDI-enabled network. The BirdDog BACKPACK supports up to UHD 4K30 and 1080p60 resolution video.

The versatile BACKPACK can be powered using a Sony L-Series-type battery, PoE, or a separately available 12V power supply. A 15W DC output port enables you to power select monitors and cameras from your BACKPACK power source. Tally information is displayed for both the talent and the operator and passed through to compatible equipment. Connect a separately available cable to the 2.5mm RS232 port for pass-through control of non-NDI PTZ cameras. Additional features include an adaptive bitrate, a cooling thermal design, a 3.5mm audio input, and a 3.5mm headphone output.

Upgrade Your Monitor
Use the BACKPACK to encode NDI, power your monitor, and record simultaneously

Ultracompact Form
The BACKPACK is slightly larger than a credit card and weighs just over five ounces

Single Cable Plus DC Power Out
A single Ethernet port funnels NDI, Power, Video, Audio, Tally, and Audio Intercom while a DC output enables you to power select monitors and cameras

Flexible Power Options
Power the BACKPACK from the built-in Sony L-Series-type battery plate, using PoE, or via the DC input

Stay-Cool Design
A thermal design and quiet fans keep the BACKPACK cool even on the hottest days

Tally Support
A built-in tally display is available for viewing by both your talent and camera operator

PTZ Sidekick
Connect a PTZ control cable for PTZ pass-through control for your non-NDI PTZ camera

Adaptive Bit Rate
Select the bitrate that best fits your 4K or HD production

Software Tools
The BACKPACK includes free BirdDog Central Lite, Dashboard, and Comms Lite software


Price: AED 1,652*
*Prices are excluding VAT

SUPPORTED VIDEO FORMAT
UHD 2160p 25.00, 29.97, 30.00
HD 1080p 25.00, 29.97, 30.00, 50.00, 59.94, 60.00
HD 1080i 50.00, 59.94
HD 720p 50.00, 59.94, 60.00
VIDEO I/O CONNECTIVITY
HDMI 2.0 Input Yes
AUDIO INPUT
HDMI 2Ch, 48kHz
3.5mm AUDIO Microphone/line input
AUDIO OUTPUT
3.5mm AUDIO Stereo Headphone/line output
VIDEO CODEC SUPPORT
NDI (Full bandwidth i-frame compression) Yes
TALLY
Integrated Tricolour Halo Tally Yes
PTZ CONTROL
2.5mm 4-pole RS232 (VISCA)
NETWORK CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet RJ45 1000baseT
w/integrated PoE (Power over Ethernet)
Yes
Embedded Web configuration Panel Yes
POWER
PoE (Power over Ethernet) PoE+ 802.3at
DC Input DC 12v (30w max)
DC Output DC 12v (15w max)
NP style Battery Output


Price: AED 1,652*
*Prices are excluding VAT

WEIGHT & DIMENSIONS
  • Size
    107×63×42.5mm
  • Weight
    150g