Datavideo Corporation CG300-KIT
CG300 with Decklink Card


The CG-300 is a Windows-based character generator designed for live production and post production.
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The CG-300 is a Windows-based character generator designed for live production and post production. Different functions are assigned to different sub-programs, including Display List Editor, Preview Window, Media Catalogs, and Title Composer. The CG-300 will work with a Blackmagic Design Decklink HD Extreme 3D (included) or AJA Kona card, as a downstream keyer or as key and fill sources (depending on the card). Note: Key and fill is only available via SDI or HD-SDI.


  • Support for resolutions from 320x240 to 1080i HD
  • Supports both downstream keying (DSK) and key & fill. Note: Keyand fill is only available via SDI or HDSDI.
  • Anti-aliased characters with leading, kerning andtracking, with two edge and three shadow styles for each character.
  • 32-bit color support with transparency. Color can beselected by adjusting RGB or HLS levels.
  • Create smooth gradients between any 2 colors in thecharacters, edges, shadows, and shapes.
  • Character attributes can be drawn with customtextures (marble, wood grain, etc). As many as 16 different textures can beused on each page.
  • Up to 32 shapes per page. Each shape can be set to asolid color, semi-transparent color, a color gradient, or a texture. Theshapes can be edged, colored, sized, italicized, and rotated just like textcharacters.
  • Up to 16 full-color logos can fine-positioned,overlapped, sized, etc. just like characters.
  • 1,000 Nameable Layers - Text, logos, and shapescan be placed on multiple layers, each independent of the others.
  • Support for BMP, JPG, GIF, PCX, TIF and TGA images.
  • Text Style Gallery - One button access to your 64user-defined text styles.
  • Typefaces - each page can use up to 25 Truetypedifferent typefaces.
  • Character height, width, angle and rotation allcustomizable, and independent from letter to letter.
  • Variable character and edge blurs, independent of each other.

Blackmagic Decklink HD Extreme 3D Card Specifications:

  • Video Inputs & Outputs: SD/HD-SDI (10-bit), SD/HDcomponent, S-Video, HDMI
  • Audio Inputs & Outputs: AES/EBU unbalanced 2channel, up to 16 channels via HD-SDI, up to 8 channels via SD-SDI, 2 channelsbalanced XLR, 2 channels via HDMI
  • Supported Formats: NTSC, PAL, 720p, 1080i, 1080p

Recommended Hardware for Datavideo CG Software:

  • Windows NT 4, 2000, XP, Vista
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 2GHz or higher
  • Memory: 2 GB or higher for Windows XP / 4 GB orhigher for Windows Vista and Windows 7 Pro
  • Motherboard/Slots: High speed PCI-E 1 lane connectionfor maximum real time effects. Compatible with 1, 4, 8, 16 lane slot
  • (1) available USB port for dongle key
  • VGA card with at least 16-bit color (32-bit recommended)

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