OG4. The World’s First NDI® openGear card.

BirdDog OG4 is the world’s first NDI® openGear card. OG4 features four independently configurable 12G SDI inputs and outputs. Full Dashboard support is included along with SFP+ port for 10GbE connectivity. A true OG.

Your first BirdDog OG4 is on us! Try it free for 30 days! 

Love the OG4 card? Purchase 2 or more after your trial and keep the test card for free.
Not feeling it after the trial? Simply return it, no strings attached – except maybe some SDI cables 😉
Experience unparalleled video production power today with the true OG!  

openGear oGx Frame Compatible.

OG4 is fully compatible with the 4th generation of the openGear® platform, oGx. openGear is an open-architecture and modular 2RU rack frame system that allows for OG’s from various manufacturers to live together in the same frame in total harmony. 

Professional Cooling. Professional Power.

openGear frames include integrated cooling fans to provide maximum cooling for all cards and can be configured with dual, redundant power supplies for maximum reliability and uptime.


BirdDog OG4 offers full support for Dashboard, the freely available unified control software for MacOS, Windows, and Linux.

SFP+ for 10GbE & long range.

Industry standard SFP+ connection allows for short, medium, and long-range connections over fiber and supports 10GbE.

Encode & Decode up to 4Kp60.

With support for all resolutions up to 4Kp60, including all HD resolutions, Encoding and Decoding 4K Full NDI® has never been easier. OG4 supports up to 4x channels 12G-SDI Encode or Decode.

Independent Channel Control.

Each channel has independent control of frame rates and resolutions so you can mix and match. Set channel 1 to 4Kp60 and channel 2 to 1080i50. Card must be set to Encode or Decode.

Free Software Tools.

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