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8x D1 Video Frame Grabber XMC PCI-Express card

The AVC8000XMC is a high-performance 8-channel video capture and overlay controller on a single XMC Expansion module. The AVC8000XMC provides a powerful and flexible solution for capturing up to eight concurrent analog video inputs for local system display or software analysis and processing, ideal for embedded Situational Awareness systems in the most demanding environment.

The AVC8000XMC allows each of the 8 video channels to be captured at full D1 size, all at full frame rate. The captured video data can be streamed continuously to system memory or disk for either immediate local display or further processing. The capture engine of the AVC8000XMC features hardware color space conversion to present the captured video data in the format best suited to the end application.

The AVC8000XMC is a standard compliant single width CMC card using the switched XMC, PCI -Express fabric for maximum performance.

The AVC8000XMC is supported by drivers for Windows and Linux.


  • 8 Live NTSC/PAL/RS-170 video inputs
  • 8 x D1 size capture at full frame rate
  • Windows DirectShow/DirectDraw support
  • Efficient PCI DMA cycle operation
  • Linux Video4Linux support
  • Drivers for Windows, Linux
  • Robust XMC Expansion card
  • Low Power Operation


  • High performance image capture
  • Vehicle-based Video Capture
  • Real-time Situational Awareness
  • Law Enforcement
  • Crime Scene Recording
  • Remote Video Surveillance
  • Multi-camera Security Application
  • Asset Monitoring
  • Traffic Monitoring and Control
  • Video Acquisition and Analytics
Supported Platforms Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux
XMC Interface
  • PCI Express 2.0 compliant
  • x1 PCI Express port
  • Live video capture to display, memory or disk
Analog Video Input
  • Front I/O via 8x MMCX connectors
  • Up to 8 concurrent composite PAL or NTSC video input channels
  • Eight 10-bit Analog-to-Digital converters
  • Anti-aliasing filters on inputs
Video Input Formats
  • NTSC-M, NTSC-Japan, NTSC (4.43), RS-170 PAL-B,G,N, PAL-D, PAL-H, PAL-I, PAL-M, PAL-CN, PAL-60 SECAM
Video Input Adjustments
  • Contrast (or luma gain) adjustable from 0 – 255% of original
  • Saturation (or chroma gain) adjustable from 0 – 200% of original
  • Hue (or chroma phase) adjustable from -36° to +36°
  • Brightness (or luma level) can be adjusted from -128 to 127 steps
  • Software adjustable Sharpness, Gamma and noise suppression
Video Capture Formats
  • RGB555, RGB565
  • YCbCr 4:2:2
  • YCbCr 4:1:1
System Requirements
  • x86 host with XMC socket
  • Host VGA display (if video preview to host is required)
  • Operating temp 0°C to 60°C
  • Operating temp –40°C to +85°C (extended temp option)
  • Single-width CMC (Common Mezzanine Card)
  • IEEE 1386 form factor (74mm x 149mm)
Software Drivers
  • Drivers for Windows, Linux
  • Sample video overlay and capture application in C/C++ source code
AVC8000XMC Block Diagram

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Product Codes
  • AVC8000XMC - Video Capture and Overlay Controller (0 to 60°C)
  • AVC8000XMC-EXT - Video Capture and Overlay Controller (-40°C to +85°C)
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