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FD722 board

This board is used for input/output and processing of digital video signals in SD/HD/3G/ SDI and ASI formats.

The FD722 board is the hardware for Forward T and Forward TS products. It can also be used as part of Forward Goalkeeper, Forward Referee, Forward Ingest, Focus virtual studios. There is a Fill + Key mode for external mixing.

Main features of the FD722 board:

  • PCI-Express x1 bus
  • Supports SD/HD/3G/, ASI signals
  • Supports mixed modes, for example: SD-SDI + HD-SDI or SDI + ASI
  • Low profile

The FD722 Board Specification

Bus PCI Express x1 (2.0)
Inputs and outputs
  • 1 x HD-BNC input for connecting an external analog sync source (Black Burst, Tri-level sync)
  • 2 x HD-BNC inputs for connecting SDI/ASI signals
  • 2 x HD-BNC outputs for connecting SDI/ASI signals.

    The HD-BNC-> BNC adapters for conection input and output signals to board are included.

Signal formats
  • SD-SDI: SMPTE 259M
  • HD-SDI: SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 274M, SMPTE 296M
  • 3G-SDI: SMPTE ST 424, SMPTE ST 425-1
  • ASI (EN50083-9) Bit rate 0..213 Mbps
Internal video data processing 4:2:2 8, 10 bit
Supported video
  • 480i 59.94
  • 576i 50
  • 720p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
  • 1080i 50/59.94/60
  • 1080p: 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
  • Up to 2 channels in SD/HD-SDI or ASI modes
  • 1 channels in 3G-SDI mode
  • Mixed SD-SDI + HD-SDI modes
  • Mixed ASI + SDI modes
Supported OS List of supported OS

24 bit SDI Embedded, 8 stereo audio channels for 1 video input/output

  • SD-SDI: SMPTE 272M-A
  • 3G/HD-SDI: SMPTE 299M

Synchronization audio to video, configurable audio delay (independently for each input mono channel).

  • From external analog sync source (Black Burst, Tri-level sync)
  • From the first two inputs of the board
  • From NTP network time servers
  • Software synchronization from another boards of the same type in the same PC
DirectShow Capture filters Are part of the driver package
Power usage 5 wt
Size low-profile, 85x55 mm