Pictor (See3CAM_SX3_HDMI_USB_RDK) - Cypress® SX3 USB 3 HDMI
4K Capture reference design kit (RDK)

Pictor (See3CAM_SX3_HDMI_USB_RDK) is an easy-to-use USB 3 based HDMI video and audio capture card reference design kit. It helps to transfer streaming data from HDMI source to any USB host without any data loss. It can support up to 4K UHD resolution at 30 fps in uncompressed format. Pictor is based on Cypress EZ-USB® SX3™, a USB 3.2 Gen 1 camera controller, Lattice ECP5 FPGA, DDR3 SDRAM based frame buffer and HDMI receiver IC. This reference design kit (RDK) is fully compliant with USB Video Class (UVC) and the USB Audio Class (UAC), so it does not require any custom USB drivers to be installed on the host PC.

  • Two-board solution containing a SX3 FPGA base board with DDR3 frame buffer and HDMI receiver board that has a HDMI receiver IC.
  • Plug and Play device (UVC and UAC)
  • Supports USB 3.2 Gen.1 and backward compatible with USB 2.0
  • Captures up to 4K UHD video at 30 fps along with Audio from any HDMI™ device
  • Supports following standard HDMI resolutions.
    • 640 x 480p, 60 Hz
    • 720 x 480p, 60 Hz
    • 720 x 576p, 50 Hz
    • 1280 x 720p, 60 Hz
    • 1920 x 1080i, 60 Hz
    • 1920 x 1080p, 60 Hz
    • 3840 x 2160p, 30 Hz
  • Operating Systems - Windows, Mac OS, Linux
  • Launched on:launch date
pictor block diagram

Fig: Pictor (See3CAM_SX3_HDMI_USB_RDK) Block Diagram

  • Software tools and documentation are available for download at Cypress® EZ-USB™ SX3. Visit this link, register and download the following documents:
    • Quick Start Guide
    • Kit User Manual
    • Kit schematic, board files
    • SX3 firmware binary file

Please contact sales@e-consystems.com for any customization requirements.

Download Pictor - Technical Documents:

 Bullat Arrow  User Manual

pdf Pictor RDK Quick Start Guide

pdf Pictor RDK User manual

pdf Pictor FX3_SX3_FPGA_Base_Board

pdf Pictor HDMI_RX_BOARD_X1

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Kit Contents:

    • Kit assembly
    • USB3.0 Type-A to Type-C cable
    • HDMI Cable
    • Quick Start Guide

RDK Customization


  • Do you want different form factor?
  • Do you want to change HDMI receiver?
  • Do you want to change FPGA?
  • Do you want to add user logic in FPGA?

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