Datavideo CG-500 HD/SD Graphics & Character Generator

The Datavideo CG-500 HD/SD Character Generator Software is a Windows based graphics, titling, and character generator software for live programming and post production.

Datavideo CG-500 HD/SD Graphics & Character Generator

Datavideo CG-500 HD/SD Graphics & Character Generator

The Datavideo CG-500 HD/SD Character Generator Software is a Windows based graphics, titling, and character generator software for live programming and post production.

SKU: 32828

Cat no: 10764

  • Windows-Based GFX, Titling, CG Solution
  • Designed for Live and Post Production
  • Multi-Layer and Real-Time Workflow
  • Flexible Play-Out of Multiple Playlists
  • High Quality Render and GPU Effects
  • Effects Keyframing
  • Group and Text Playing
  • Premade Templates
  • Title Editing/Playing Display
  • 3D Stereoscopic Creating and Playing
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£1,885.00 (ex vat) £2,262.00 (incl vat)

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CG-500 HD/SD Graphics & Character Generator

The Datavideo CG-500 HD/SD Character Generator Software is a Windows based graphics, titling, and character generator software for live programming and post production.

It features a multi-layer and real-time workflow and supports flexible play-out of multiple playlists, even while titles are being created. It's ideal for SD or HD news, reports, weather forecasts, and entertainment programming.

High-Quality Render & GPU Effects
3D PageCurl, Swipe, Explode, and Linear Light can be rendered in real-time

Effects Keyframing
All effects are keyframe-able

Group & Text Playing
Group and text playing by character, line, and text, with GPU dynamic texture

Premade Templates
A collection of premade templates includes Layout, CGlayout, Animation, Effects, and more

Modify on the Fly
Create and modify without interrupting the current playout

Flexible Playlist Control
3 playlists, 1 subtitle, and 1 quick play list each with sequence play, arbitrary play, schedule time play, or auto play

Real-Time Data
Real-time data for text crawler objects, stock crawler objects, and universal flip objects; these objects can be linked with different kinds of external data sources (like CSV file, text file, etc.) for real-time updating of graphics

Title Editing/Playing Display
External monitor displays title editing and playing through a single VGA link

3D Stereoscopic Creating and Playing
Side-by-side, top and bottom, line interleave output; advanced hardware supports 3D stereoscopic dual output of left eye and right eye (full color, fill color, and alpha color)

Key Features:

  • Windows-Based GFX, Titling, CG Solution
  • Designed for Live and Post Production
  • Multi-Layer and Real-Time Workflow
  • Flexible Play-Out of Multiple Playlists
  • High Quality Render and GPU Effects
  • Effects Keyframing
  • Group and Text Playing
  • Premade Templates
  • Title Editing/Playing Display
  • 3D Stereoscopic Creating and Playing

Product Specification

Minimum System Requirements:
For HD:

  • Intel i5 Quad Core 2.8 GHz
  • Able to support Pixel/Vertex Shader Model 3.0 graphics card or above
  • 512 MB graphics memory and 128-bit or above
  • NVIDIA card with 192 or more stream processors
  • ATI card with 720 stream processors or more
  • 2 GB system memory / 500 GB system hard disk space
  • 1400 x 900 screen resolution monitor or higher
  • Windows 7 64-bit Professional

For SD:

  • Intel Core Duo 2.4 GHz
  • Able to support Pixel/Vertex Shader Model 3.0 graphics card or above
  • 256 MB graphics memory and 128-bit or above
  • NVIDIA with 96 stream processors or above
  • ATI with 480 stream processors or above
  • 1 GB system memory / 500 GB system hard disk space
  • 1280 x 800 screen resolution monitor or higher
  • Windows XP Professional SP2

Recommended System Configuration:
For HD:

  • Intel i7 2600 3.4 GHz
  • NVIDIA card with 336 or more stream processors
  • ATI card with 1120 or more stream processors
  • 1000 MB graphics memory and 256-bit or above
  • 4 GB system memory / 1 TB system hard disk space
  • 1680 x 1050 screen resolution monitor or higher
  • Windows 7 64-bit Professional or Ultimate

For SD:

  • Intel i3 3.0 GHz or i5 2.8 GHz
  • NVIDIA card with 192 or more stream processors
  • ATI card with 720 or more stream processors
  • 512 MB graphics memory and 128-bit or above
  • 2 GB system memory / 1 TB system hard disk space
  • 1440 x 900 screen resolution monitor or higher
  • Windows 7 32-bit or 64-bit Professional or Ultimate

Compatible PC Hardware Cards:

  • Decklink SD: SD Internal Key
  • Decklink Studio: SD Internal Key, SD External Key
  • Decklink 4K Extreme
  • Decklink HD Extreme 3D: SD Internal Key, SD External Key, HD Internal Key, HD External Key
  • Datavideo CG-500 HD/SD Graphics & Character Generator

Datavideo Warranty Periods

To register your Datavideo product, please visit the official website; Datavideo Product Registration.

Standard Datavideo Warranty Period - One Year

Datavideo equipment is guaranteed against any manufacturing defects for one year from the date of purchase. The original purchase invoice or other documentary evidence should be supplied at the time of any request for repair under warranty. The product warranty period begins on the purchase date. If the purchase date is unknown, the product warranty period begins on the thirtieth day after shipment from a Datavideo office.

  • Damage caused by accident, misuse, unauthorized repairs, sand, grit or water is not covered under warranty. 
  • Viruses and malware infections on the computer systems are not covered under warranty. 
  • Any errors that are caused by unauthorized third-party software installations, which are not required by our computer systems, are not covered under warranty.

Extended Datavideo Warranty Period - Three Years

All Datavideo products purchased after July 1st, 2017 qualify for a free two years extension to the standard warranty, providing the product is registered with Datavideo within 30 days of purchase. The three-year warranty must be registered on Datavideo's official website or with your local Datavideo office or one of its authorized distributors within 30 days of purchase.

  • Please note: Certain parts with limited lifetime expectancy such as LCD panels, DVD drives, Hard Drive, Solid State Drive, SD Card, USB Thumb Drive, Lighting, Camera module, PCIe Card are covered for 1 year.

* Finance available to UK incorporated limited companies only

Photolease Company Finance from £42.37 (ex VAT) per month.

All lease figures below exclude VAT. Finance available to UK incorporated limited companies only.

Term (months) First Payment Monthly Payments Admin Fee Total Payment
60 £92.37 £42.37 £50.00 £2,592.49
48 £100.14 £50.14 £50.00 £2,456.77
36 £113.30 £63.30 £50.00 £2,328.74
24 £139.50 £89.50 £50.00 £2,198.00
12 £218.01 £168.01 £50.00 £2,066.12

Select "Photolease finance" as the payment option at checkout. Finance is only available to UK incorporated limited companies. A minimum basket total of £1,000.00 applies, Photolease will normally contact you within one hour of receipt of your application if sent during business hours of 9am - 5pm (BST), Monday to Friday.

Photolease Ltd  is an independent finance company specialising in leasing equipment to the creative industry. Visit photolease.co.uk for more information as well as their terms and conditions. Offer is subject to status. Terms and conditions apply. Written details available upon request.

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