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Use Pro Capture card to capture video at 2560x1440p144

Article ID: 001020002 Last Update: 2018-06-11

Applies to: Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus , Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus LT , Pro Capture AIO 4K Plus

Scenario

Some monitors have a resolution and refresh rate of 2560x1440p 144Hz. This article offers gamers who use such monitor a solution for live streaming or recording.

Devices

  • A computer for streaming/recording
  • A monitor that supports 2560x1440p 144Hz
  • An EDID bin file that provided by Magewell ( Click here to download)
  • One Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus, Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus LT or Pro Capture AIO 4K Plus

Solution Ⅰ

Hardware requirement: the computer graphics card can at least simultaneously output two channels of HDMI signals

1. Connect devices

Connect the capture device with the streaming computer via an USB cable; connect the output of the graphics card with the capture device and monitor respectively via HDMI cables.

Physical connection diagram

2. Set the display properties

In the graphics card control panel, set the resolution to 2560x1440 and refresh rate to 144 Hz.

Graphics card control panel

3. Set the display mode of multiple monitors

In the system display settings, enable the duplicate/mirror display mode of multiple monitors. The following figures shows the display settings on Windows, MacOS, and Ubuntu respectively.

Windows

Windows

MacOS

MacOS

Ubuntu

Ubuntu

4. Configure the capture device

Use the drive panel of the capture device to import the EDID provided by Magewell.

Solution Ⅱ

Hardware limitation: the computer graphics card can only output one channel of HDMI signals; Pro Capture HDMI 4K Plus LT must be used

1. Connect devices

Connect the capture device with the streaming computer via the PCIe interface; connect the output of the graphics card with the input of the capture device via an HDMI cable; connect the LOOP THRU interface of the capture device with the monitor via an HDMI cable.

Physical connection diagram of solution two

2. Set the display properties

In the graphics card control panel, set the resolution to 2560x1440 and refresh rate to 144 Hz.

Graphics card control panel

3. Configure the capture device

Use the drive panel of the capture device to import the EDID provided by Magewell.

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