BirdDog Flex 4K In
BirdDog

Flex 4K In

The Smallest 4K NDI® on the Planet
Product Highlights
  • Ultracompact Form with HDMI 2.0 Input
  • Supports up to UHD 4K30, 1080P60
  • PoE & DC Power Options
  • 15W DC Output to Power Monitor or Camera
  • Halo Tally for Talent & Operator
  • RS232 Port for Pass-Through PTZ Control
  • Adaptive Bit Rate
  • Software Tools Included
  • Cooling Thermal Design

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

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

Versatile power options include PoE or a separately available 12V power supply. A 15W DC output port enables you to power select monitors and cameras from your Flex 4K In 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 bit rate, a cooling thermal design, and a headphone output for embedded HDMI audio.

Ultracompact Form
The Flex 4K In is slightly larger than a credit card and weighs just under five ounces

Single Cable Plus DC Power Out
A single Ethernet port funnels NDI, PoE, video, audio, tally, and audio intercom while a DC barrel output powers select monitors and cameras

Flexible Power Input Options
Power the Flex 4K In using PoE or via the DC input

PTZ Sidekick
Connect a PTZ control cable to encode NDI and add PTZ pass-through control for your non-NDI PTZ camera

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

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

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

Software Tools
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)


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

WEIGHT & DIMENSIONS
  • Size
    107×63×31mm
  • Weight
    140g