- What's Included
- Demo Videos
Meet PLAY, the newest and smallest 4K NDI Player on the planet with full support for NDI® 5. Now connections are a breeze, simply connect PLAY to your NDI network, plug it into your TV via HDMI, and use your own remote to browse the new and gorgeous interface.
PLAY supports all the new NDI® 5 functions including high bandwidth NDI, NDI® HX2, NDI® Remote, and NDI® Bridge.
4K UHD. HDMI 2.0
Receive NDI in resolutions all the way up to 4Kp60*.
*Not all versions of NDI® 5 will be able to support 4Kp60.
Play measures just 85mm x 85mm x 19mm and only weighs 97grams.
PoE & USB.
PLAY can be powered by PoE or USB-C for maximum flexibility.
Magnetic Base. Non-slip grip ring.
Attach PLAY behind your TV screen with the built-in magnet or sit in front of the TV confidently with its non-slip rubberised grip ring.
CEC control. BYO remote.
The built-in CEC control lets you use your own remote to browse and play NDI sources.
Incredible API support.
RESTful API, Crestron control module, Zoom API, Q-SYS API. You name it, PLAY supports it.
Navigation to your NDI sources is an absolute breeze within the gorgeous PLAY interface.
Automatic source detection.
PLAY automatically scans your network for NDI sources and brings them up with a thumbnail view.
BirdDog Cloud Connect.
Integrate PLAY with BirdDog Cloud Connect to use as a viewer for all your global BirdDog Cloud endpoints. Browsing is super intuitive, and the speed of connection is lightning fast. High-quality video in as little as 2 frames from anywhere in the world. Yes. You read that right. 2 frames latency.
*Cloud Connect requires an additional license.
Supported Video Formats
UHD 2160p – 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
HD 1080p – 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
HD 720p – 50, 59.94, 60
Video I/O Connectivity
1x HDMI 2.0 – Full size connector
Audio I/O Connectivity
HDMI 2.0 – Audio output (Stereo)
3.5mm Analog – Audio output (Stereo)
Video Codec Support
NDI® – High Bandwidth i-frame, low latency
NDI® HX2 – h.264/HEVC long-GOP
BirdDog Cloud Connect – Ultra-low latency, Internet delivered with discovery
NDI® 5 Bridge – YES
NDI® 5 REMOTE- YES, token based
Ethernet RJ45 1000baseT
Weight and Dimensions
Dimensions – 85mm x 85mm x 19mm
Weights – 97g
Mounting Integrated magnetic base and rubber feet
Power Input – USB-C
Voltage – 5vDC
Current – 1.2a