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4 input Video Mixer on miniPCI-express

The nanoQuad is a low-power, real-time video mixing controller on a miniPCI-express form factor. It is capable of displaying up to four simultaneous live PAL/NTSC video channels and provides flexible positioning, sizing and display to a composite PAL/NTSC output.

The nanoQuad undertakes the processor-intensive video mixing operation. Any of the 4 video inputs may be resized, cropped and repositioned on the processed mixed output. The processed channel is output as high-quality composite PAL/NTSC signal suitable for driving a wide range of display devices.

The nanoQuad is a USB HID class device on miniPCI-express form factor. The USB interface allows control of the video windows and for configuration of video input parameters such as brightness, contrast and saturation.



  • 4 concurrent PAL/NTSC composite video sources
  • Composite PAL/NTSC video output
  • Resize and reposition 4 live video windows
  • SDK and drivers for Windows, Linux
  • USB HID Device
  • Very small footprint miniPCI-express form factor


  • Law Enforcement
  • Crime Scene Recording
  • Remote Video Surveillance
  • Multi-camera Security Application
  • Asset Monitoring
  • Traffic Monitoring & Control


The nanoQuad is supported by SDKs for Windows and Linux.

Supported Platforms Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux
USB HID Interface
  • USB 2.0 Full speed interface
  • Configuration of video window position and size
Analog Video Input
  • Up to 4 concurrent composite PAL / NTSC / RS-170 video inputs
  • Four 10-bit Analog-to-Digital converters
  • Anti-aliasing filters on inputs
Video Input Formats
  • Standard CCIR601-NTSC, CCIR-PAL
  • RS-170
  • NTSC-M
  • PAL-B/D/G/H/I
Video Windowing
  • Arbitrary sizing, cropping  and positioning of 4 video windows
  • Arrange channels as Fullscreen, Quad, PIP etc.
  • Vertical and horizontal mirroring per channel
Video Input Adjustments
  • Contrast (luma gain) adjustable from 0-200% of original value
  • Saturation (chroma gain) adjustable from 0-200% of original value
  • Brightness (luma level) adjustable from 0-200% of original value
Analog Video Output
  • Composite PAL / NTSC video output
System Requirements
  • Host Computer with spare miniPCI-Express socket with USB support
  • Standard full height miniPCI-Express form factor
  • Operating temp 0˚C to 60˚C
  • Operating temp –40˚C to +85˚C (extended temp option)
Software Drivers
  • Drivers for Windows and Linux (other OS by request)
  • Sample video mixing application in C/C++ source code


nanoQuad Block Diagram

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  • nanoQuad - Video Mixer (0 to 60˚C)
  • nanoQuad-EXT - Video Mixer (-40˚C to +85˚C)
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