Video Capture Cards | Vision SC Range | VisionSC-DP2

VisionSC-DP2 Capture Card

  • Dual channel DisplayPort1.2 capture card
  • 4k, Ultra HD video capture at 60 frames per second
  • PCIe Gen.3 for 6.4 GB/s total capture bandwidth


The professional AV market has begun to adopt 4k UHD technologies, with integrators and system builders demanding higher performance and greater resolutions in the video that they are working with.

The Datapath VisionSC-DP2 offers video professionals the ability to simultaneously capture multiple 4k, Ultra-High Defintion, video feeds each at 60 frames per second. Developed as part of the VisionSC family of capture cards, the VisionSC-DP2 offers unmatched capture performance and reliability.

Video Streaming
DirectShow drivers for WDM Streaming supports the following applications, to encode, record and stream video over networks or the Internet:

  • Microsoft Media Encoder®
  • VLC
  • VirtualDub
  • Any other DirectShow encoding software

For streaming applications, the VisionSC-DP2 can be used with Windows Media Encoder to compress and stream captured video. To replay the video, use Windows® Media Player.
Any application compatible with Windows® DirectShow technology can use the VisionSC-DP2 due to it's built-in WDM support.


Key Qualities of the VisionSC-DP2 Capture Card

  • Two independent DisplayPort1.2 capture channels
  • Eight lane PCIe Gen.3 interface, Net 6.4 GB/s total capture bandwidth
  • Frame buffer memory - 768 MB
  • HDCP support with Datapath graphics cards
  • Up to 8k x 8k capture resolution*
  • Single PCIe endpoint, allowing for more cards and captures to be placed with a single system
  • Full support of the Vision capture card features set
  • Datapath unified Windows® and Linux® driver support

* 8k x 8k at lower frame rates supported based on preliminary testing. Further testing to be scheduled on availability of 8k sources

Board Format PCI Express x8 plug-in card
Connectors Locking Dual DisplayPort 1.2
Maximum capture resolution 616 MPixel/ second capture bandwidth per channel. Captures up to 4096 x 2160p @ 60Hz per input
Dimensions 110mm a 177mm (incl heat sync)
Frame buffer memory 768MB
Input mode detection Decodes Main Stream Attribute (MSA) data to determine video geometry
Pixel transfer formats RGB: 5-5-5, 5-6-5 (16 bit) or 8-8-8 (24 bit) or 8-8-8-alpha (32 bit)
YUV: 4:2:2 (16bit)
MONO: 8bit
Update rate User defined. Captured frame rate will match the source providing max data rate (6.4G/Bs) is not exceeded Multi-buffered to eliminate tearing artifacts
Pixel capture format RGB with 18, 24 per pixel
HDCP HDCP support when used with Datapath graphics cards
Operating system support Windows® XP, Windows® Vista, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2008, Windows® 7 and Windows® 8 / 8.1
Power Requirements Max current at +12V - 1.0A
Max power ≈ 12W
Operating Temperature 0 to 35 °C/ 32 to 96 °F
Storage Temperature -20 to 70 °C/ -4 to 158 °F
Relative Humidity 5% to 90% non-condensing
Warranty 3 years

We are continuously developing the technology used within our product ranges delivering outstanding innovative solutions, therefore the specification may change from time to time.

The latest Documentation and Software can be found at the Homepage of Datapath

Models Available

  • VisionSC-DP2: Dual DisplayPort 1.2 capture card
  • All products are shipped with the latest software available, unless stated otherwise. Special requirements may be organised by contacting our Sales team.

Package Contents

  • VisionSC-DP2 video capture card
  • Installation CD-ROM


  • VisionSC-DP2 capture card datasheet
  • VisionSC-DP2 capture card user guide


  • Drivers for the VisionSC-DP2 capture card