Sigma NetStream 4000 Video Processing Card - 49229

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Product Overview

Sigma Designs' NetStream 4000 is a PCI-based add-in card that provides high performance MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 decoding to play streaming video or DVD titles on mainstream PCs. Based on our award-winning REALmagic Video Streaming Technology, the NetStream 4000 delivers premium audio and video experiences, supporting advanced video overlay technology and progressive VGA video output. Powered by our EM8470 MPEG-4 decoder, NetStream 4000 meets the challenge of balancing the demand of high video quality and low bit rates. NetStream 4000 provides an ideal PC-based solution for advanced video-on-demand and streaming video applications where internet and computer applications are also part of the TV-based client.


Manufacturer Sigma
Mfg Part# 49229
SKU 10340673
UPC 763004492294
UPC 14 00763004492294
Host Interface PCI
Audio Line In Yes
Audio Line Out Yes
Product Type Video Processor
Manufacturer Part Number 49229
Manufacturer Sigma Designs
Product Model 4000
Product Name NetStream 4000 Video Processing Card
Product Line NetStream
Brand Name Sigma
Package Contents NetStream 4000Quickstart GuideCD-ROM:DVD navigation application softwareDriversUser's GuideVideo adaptor cable for component YPbPrVideo adaptor cable for compositeAudio adaptor cable to sound card (mini-jack to mini-jack)VGA Pass-Through cable
Height 4.7"
Width 5.9"
Depth 3.8"
Platform Supported PC
Video Formats Component / S-Video / RGB
Maximum Resolution 1600 x 1200
Video System NTSC / PAL
Tech Specs
Interfaces/Ports 1 x Mini-phone Audio Out / 1 x S/PDIF / 1 x mini-DIN TV Out / 1 x HD-15 VGA Out / 1 x DIN VGA In / 2 x Audio In / 1 x S/PDIF Audio In / 1 x Audio Out
Product Type Video Processor
Manufacturer Part Number 49229
Manufacturer Website Address
Manufacturer Sigma Designs
Product Name NetStream 4000 Video Processing Card
Product Line NetStream
Brand Name Sigma
Standard Memory 4 MB
Memory Technology SDRAM
Additional Information Hardware Features: Sigma Designs EM8470 MPEG-1/2/4 audio/video decoder Sigma Designs EM9010 analog overlay chip Sigma Designs EM9038 analog multiplexer and digital-to-analog converter chip Supports both 3.3 and 5.0 volt PCI slots Low latency decoding modes for sub-second channel changes of multicast and on-demand video Hardware sync of audio and video Fully adjustable audio PLL 256 color, full-screen On-Screen Display (OSD) controller, with 4-bit alpha blending Non-interlaced analog overlay of MPEG in VGA window display Non-interlaced, fullscreen progressive RGB 480p and 720p output via VGA connector Video-in-a-window on the VGA monitor Software Features: ISMA and IP multicast streaming clients MPEG-2 VOD clients for industry leading video servers DirectShow support for interactive local and streaming video Support for Transport Streams Trick Play Modes with DVDs and compatible video servers Includes DVD navigation software for playing and navigating DVD-Video, SVCD and VCD discs Onscreen display with flicker filter SDKs for Windows (DirectShow) Audio Features: Dolby ProLogic downmix via Stereo output MPEG-1 Layers I, II, and III (MP3) MPEG-4 low complexity AAC PCM audio Decodes Dolby Digital 5.1 channel audio in hardware with Dolby Surround (ProLogic) downmix Passes compressed DTS, Dolby Digital and PCM audio via S/PDIF Outputs S/PDIF (PCM only) and 3.5mm stereo audio simultaneously Decodes MPEG-1 and -2 audio with stereo playback Outputs 16-bit, 20-bit and 24-bit stereo audio Supports sampling rates of 32KHz, 44.1KHz, and 48KHz (96KHz is downsampled to 48KHz) Supports audio data rates up to 384Kbits/sec
Package Contents NetStream 4000 Quickstart Guide CD-ROM: DVD navigation application software Drivers User's Guide Video adaptor cable for component YPbPr Video adaptor cable for composite Audio adaptor cable to sound card (mini-jack to mini-jack) VGA Pass-Through cable
Certifications & Standards FCC Class B
System Requirements Intel or AMD-based PC with 266MHz or higher CPU Microsoft Windows 98SE, Me, 2000, or XP PCI 2.1 compliant expansion slot Plug and Play BIOS support 32MB RAM and 2MB free hard disk space SVGA graphics card DVD-ROM drive (for DVD-Video playback) Amplified stereo speakers (Dolby Digital, Dolby ProLogic, or DTS receiver and speakers required for surround sound)
Dimensions 4.70" Height x 5.90" Width x 3.80" Depth
Host Interface PCI
Data Transfer Rate Up to 1.25 MBps
Graphics Resolution 352 x 288 MPEG-1 / 720 x 576 MPEG-4 / 640 x 480 VGA / 1600 x 1200 VGA / 720 x 480 MPEG-2
Platform Support PC
Frame Rate 30 Frames Per Second
Scanning Frequency 120 Hz
Video Formats Component / Composite Video / S-Video / RGB
Video Features MPEG Support Capabilities: NetStream 4000 supports MPEG-1 (ISO 11172) MPEG-2 (ISO 13818) and MPEG-4 (ISO 14496). MPEG-1: Decodes MPEG-1 audio and video system streams Supports SIF resolution streams MPEG-2: Decodes program, transport and PES streams Supports MP@ML MPEG-4: Supports Advanced Simple Profile, Level 5 (no global motion compensation or quarter pixel support) NTSC/PAL Television Output of MPEG Video (MPEG-only TV output): Full-frame, 4:2:2 10-bit television output in NTSC or PAL format, independent of VGA window size Standard, overscan display Scaling for DVD-Video in pan and scan and widescreen (letterbox) modes Configuration utility included in Xmedia player to match MPEG output resolution and frame rate to the attached television set (NTSC 60, PAL 50 (Standard), PAL 60, Multi System, PAL-M) Brightness, contrast and color saturation controls Resizable VGA Video Windows: Supports full-screen and windowed playback
Video System NTSC / PAL
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