Director Mini Specifications

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Video Input

  • HDMI
    • Port: 2x HDMI 2.0 Type-A port
    • Typical resolution/frame rate:
      • 4096x2160p/3840x2160p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/59.94/60
      • 1920x1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
      • 1920x1080i 25/29.97/30
      • 1280x720p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
      • 720x576p 50/100
      • 720x576i 25/50
      • 720x480p 59.94/60
      • 720x480i 29.97/30
    • Color depth: 8/10/12-bit
    • Color sampling: RGB 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2
  • USB
    • Port: 2x USB 3.0 Type-A port, 1x USB 3.0 Type-C port
    • Format: YUYV, MJPG, NV12
    • Resolution/frame rate:
      • Single USB-A input: Up to 1920x1080p, 60fps
      • Single USB-C input: Up to 1920x1080p, 60fps
      • Dual USB-A input: Up to 1920x1080p, 50fps + 1920x1080p, 30fps
      • One USB-A input + one USB-C input: Up to 1920x1080p, 60fps + 1920x1080p, 60fps
  • Phone Camera
    • Connection mode: LAN
    • Resolution/frame rate: Up to 1080p, 60fps
  • SRT stream
    • Codec: H.264, H.265
    • Resolution/frame rate: Up to 1080p, 60fps
  • RTMP pull
    • Codec: H.264, H.265
    • Resolution/frame rate: Up to 1080p, 60fps
  • RTMP push
    • Codec: H.264, H.265
    • Resolution/frame rate: Up to 1080p, 60fps
  • NDI® stream
    • NDI|HX2, NDI|HX3, Full NDI
    • Codec: H.264, H.265
    • Resolution/frame rate: Up to 1080p, 60fps
  • Video
    • Resolution: Up to 4K
    • Codec: H.264, H.265
    • Format: MOV/MP4
  • Picture
    • Format: JPEG/PNG/BMP

Audio Input

  • Mic/line in: 1x 3.5mm jack, 2-channel, 48 KHz, 16-bit
  • Audio input from HDMI port: 2-channel, 48 KHz, 16-bit
  • Audio input from USB port: 2-channel, 48 KHz, 16-bit
  • Audio input from Bluetooth device: 2-channel, 48 KHz, 16-bit
  • Audio input from phone microphone
  • Audio from SRT stream
  • Audio from RTMP stream
  • Audio from NDI stream
  • Audio embedded in video files
  • Background music (BGM): MP3, M4A, WAV files

Video Output

  • Streaming and recording
    • Codec: H.264, H.265
    • Resolution: 1080p, 720p, 540p, 360p (only for NDI)
    • Frame rate: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98/15 fps (Encoding options change along with the frame rate of the show.)
    • Bitrate:
      • NDI® HX3: up to 62.0Mbps, down to 1.5Mbps
      • Others: up to 30.0Mbps, down to 256kpbs
    • Key frame interval: customizable
    • Profile: High profile, Main profile, Baseline profile
    • Bitrate mode: VBR, CBR
  • USB-C
    • Port: 1* USB 3.0 Type-C port
    • Output mode:DP-OUT, UVC/UAC
    • Resolution: 1920x1080
    • Frame rate: 60fps, 50fps
    • Sampling format: RGB 4:4:4 

Audio Output

  • Streaming and recording: 2-channel, 16-bit, 48 KHz, aac, 64kbps/96kbps/128kbps
  • Headphone output: 1x 3.5mm jack, 2-channel, 48 KHz, 16-bit
  • Audio output via Bluetooth device: 2-channel, 48 KHz, 16-bit
  • Audio output via USB-C port: 2-channel, 48 KHz, 16-bit
  • Audio output via USB-A port: 2-channel, 48 KHz, 16-bit/24-bit/32-bit

Features of USB-A Port

  • Connect to a USB A/V device, such as webcam, USB microphone, USB speaker, etc.
  • Connect to a USB modem
  • Connect to a USB flash drive
    • To transfer video, picture, audio and other media files, firmware update files, log files, etc.
    • Supported system format: FAT32, exFAT and NTFS
  • Connect to a USB keyboard for shortcuts

Features of USB-C OUT Port

  • Connect to an external screen
    • Connection mode: Connect the device to a monitor with a USB-C to HDMI/VGA/DP adapter
    • A/V display mode options: Clean Program, Preview, Multi-view, Duplicate Screen, Loop HDMI 1, Loop HDMI 2
    • Image rotation: Rotate 90° to left, or rotate 90° to right
    • Supports using an external touchscreen to control the device in the Duplicate Screen mode
  • Connect to a computer
    • MTP mode: Transfer video, picture, audio and other media files, firmware update files, log files, etc.

    • UVC/UAC mode*: Output audio and video to streaming software

      * To transfer video at full frame rate, please use a USB 3.0 cable to connect the USB 3.0 port of your computer.

  • Connect to other USB devices, such as USB A/V devices, USB keyboard

Network

  • Supports network bonding (not available in China Mainland)
  • Supports Ethernet, WiFi and Cellular
    • Ethernet: 1x RJ45 port, 10/100/1000 Mbps Base-T
    • WiFi: 2.4G/5G, Station and Hotspot modes supported
    • Cellular: USB modem supported (not supplied)
  • Supports Bluetooth for audio input or output with Bluetooth devices
    • Bluetooth: BT 5.0

Features

  • Show
    • Supports creating multiple shows in landscape (16:9) or portrait (9:16) mode, and manage them
    • Supports creating a shows at 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98 fps
  • Scenes
    • Supports creating multiple scenes in a show, and managing them
    • Supports adding various sources, including HDMI, WEBCAM, video, picture, RTMP stream, SRT stream, phone camera, NDI stream, text and color
    • Supports multi-view composition in one scene
    • Provides lots of editing tools, including chromakey, crop, transition, etc.
    • Supports switch scenes directly or preview at first and then switch
    • Supports switching scenes with an instant cut or fade effect.
  • Audio
    • Supports displaying level and peak through audio meter
    • Supports adjusting the level of each input audio, output and monitor audio
    • Supports global or scene-based settings for audio input sources
    • Supports AFV (Audio-follow-video)
    • Supports solo monitor
    • Supports switching monitor device
  • GFX
    • Supports multiple GFX types, including title, lower third, animated text, digital clock, analog clock, bullet list, social media, logo, scoreboard, timer, stopwatch, custom picture and text
    • Supports HTML graphics
    • Supports displaying multiple GFXs, and managing them
    • Supports controlling scoreboard, timer and stopwatch in real time
  • BGM
    • Supports adding BGM for each scene and controlling in real time
  • Pen
    • Annotates on the screen in real time
  • PTZ control
    • Supports controlling PTZ camera via the network, supporting Visca UDP, supported sources including HDMI, WEBCAM (UVC camera), SRT stream, RTMP stream, and NDI stream
  • Phone Camera control
    • Control the phone camera to zoom or focus
  • Replay
    • Capture some of greatest moments, slow down the action and save highlights.
  • Live stream
    • Natively supports streaming to YouTube, Twitch and Facebook Live
    • Supports selecting RTMP or HLS protocol for streaming to YouTube
    • Supports streaming via SRT, RTMP and RTMPS protocols
    • Supports two NDI® HX3 outputs, supporting NDI Tally lights
    • Supports customizing encoding parameters and selecting the encoding source (Program, HDMI, WEBCAM) for ISO streaming
    • Supports streaming to two destinations simultaneously
    • Supports sending live comment as an overlay into the video feed when streaming to social media
  • Record
    • Supports customizing encoding parameters
    • Supports ISO recording, to record two of different sources simultaneously, or record two-channel images with different quality for one source, and supported sources include Program, HDMI, WEBCAM as well as NDI|HX2 and NDI|HX3 stream
    • Supports saving recording files in MP4 or MOV format to local storage or SD card
    • Supports saving screenshot files in PNG format to local or SD card
    • Supports splitting recording files by time or size, up to 4 hours or 16G
    • Supports exporting or downloading files through computer, SD card, USB flash drive, App, or Web UI

Director Utility App

  • OS version: iOS 11 and later, Android 7.0 and later
  • Phone Camera: Use a phone as a camera
    • Stream images taken by the phone to Director device
    • Stream images taken by the phone to a destination via SRT
  • Remote Assistant: Control Director device remotely
    • Switch and manage scenes, set switch mode and effect, implement FTB, free scene, and control PTZ camera and phone camera
    • Switch and manage GFX, edit GFX text and picture in real time, and control scoreboard, timer and stopwatch
    • Control audio, including adjusting audio level, switch monitor device, mute audio and monitor audio exclusively
    • Start/stop recording, take screenshots, and manage album files
    • Set streaming servers, start/stop streaming, view streaming status, and send live comment as overlay
    • Control and manage BGM
    • Execute shortcuts functions
    • View input information
    • View real-time device status
    • Power off the device remotely

Web UI

  • Set and manage device, view input information, configure networks, update firmware
  • Preview and monitor the show, switch and manage shows, scenes, GFXs, control audio, set shortcuts, send live comment as overlay, etc.
  • Set encoding parameters
  • Set streaming servers, start/stop streaming, view streaming status
  • Start/stop recording, take screenshots and manage album files
  • Control and manage BGM
  • Manage media files
  • View real-time device status
  • Supports registering Magewell Control Hub (V2.1.20 and later) for centralized management
  • System requirement: Windows 10 19H1 and above, macOS 10.12 and above, Linux

API

  • Provides basic APIs for 3rd party control system

OSC

  • Supports OSC for 3rd part Apps to control the device

Screen

  • Size: 5.44"
  • Type: AMOLED
  • Aspect ratio: 16:9 
  • Resolution: 1920x1080
  • Brightness: 350 nits
  • Color depth: 8-bit
  • Contrast ratio: 6000:1
  • Color gamut: 105% NTSC
  • Refresh rate: 60Hz
  • Viewing direction: All
  • PPI: 405
  • Touchscreen: Capacitive
  • Screen coating: Anti-fingerprint coating

Storage

  • Local storage: 64 GB
  • SD card (not supplied): FAT32 (Under 128G), NTFS, exFAT

Dimensions

  • 147.2 mm x 90 mm x 28.5 mm

Power

  • AC power
    • Power input: 12V/1.5A
    • Maximum power consumption: 15W
  • Battery pack
    • 2x DC 7.4V (NP-F battery packs, not supplied)
    • Hot swappable

Working Environment

  • Operating temperature: –10 to 50 deg C (AC power)
  • Storage temperature: –20 to 70 deg C
  • Relative humidity: 5% to 90% non-condensing