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For those of you who have looked into streaming or recording console gameplay you would have probably found Elgato, one of the biggest names in the video capture scene.
The company has released their new 4K resolution, 60FPS capture card – HDR10.
Here’s more on the new card:
Elgato, the leading provider of hardware and software for content creators, today announced the launch of Elgato 4K60 Pro MK.2. Boasting the most advanced features in its class, 4K60 Pro MK.2 sports 4K60 HDR10 capture, ultra-low latency Instant Gameview technology, up to 240Hz passthrough, and more. Fitting easily into small form factor cases, this compact PCIe capture card is less than half the size of its predecessor, and with an MSRP of just $249.99, makes 4K content creation more accessible than ever.
Building upon the original acclaimed 4K60 Pro, 4K60 Pro MK.2 empowers content creators to capture gameplay in the highest resolution and dynamic range possible. 4K HDR10 capture at 60 fps (frames per second) lets you play high-fidelity games while simultaneously streaming to Twitch in 1080p at 60 fps and recording 4K60 HDR10 footage to your hard drive. Instant Gameview technology lets you monitor your capture feed with ultra-low latency, perfectly syncing your broadcast with your gameplay. Support for an impressive array of resolution and refresh rate combinations, such as 1080p 240Hz and 1440p 144Hz, enables high frame rate gameplay while capturing via a dual-PC setup.
Play in HDR while capturing in SDR thanks to advanced hardware tonemapping, ensuring perfect color reproduction without putting stress on your CPU. Support for multiple capture feeds means you can simultaneously send video to multiple apps, such as OBS and Elgato’s 4KCU recording software. And multi-device support enables several 4K60 Pro MK.2 cards to be slotted into the same PC – so you can capture video from multiple cameras, consoles, and computers at once.
Elgato’s powerful 4KCU software works side by side with 4K60 Pro MK.2, offering unmatched flexibility and control. Flashback Recording enables you to save your gameplay retroactively with convenient DVR-like controls, and Live Commentary allows you to record microphone audio as a separate track. Combined, these tools enable you to edit and arrange gameplay, game audio, and microphone audio independently in post-production.
For content creators who demand quality without compromise, 4K60 Pro MK.2 offers everything you need to capture flawless 4K HDR content.
Niche Gamer’s Take: So while 4k60 recording is fantastic the fact that you can pop this into your PC and record at 1080P 240Hz and 1440P 144Hz is fantastic and could lead to some very cool possibilities for competitive gamers. Honestly we may just request for our own purposes.