ExtremeCap U3 CV710 | AVerMedia

Capture uncompressed HD video like a breeze. The speed of USB 3.0 grants ExtremeCap U3 the power to capture and stream uncompressed Full HD gameplay at up to 60 frames per second.

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Full HD. No Compromise.

The ExtremeCap U3 is a USB 3.0 capture card capable of capturing and streaming uncompressed 1080p60 gameplay*. It supports any DirectShow compliant software. Simply connect it between your console and USB 3.0 PC, and go capture your gameplay.

* Requires Intel® Core™ i7 with discrete graphics card, SSD Raid 0, and a read/write speed of 300 MB/s.
* Warning! ExtremeCap U3 is only compatible with USB 3.0 and selected chipsets. To see if ExtremeCap U3 works on your computer, please download and run our compatibility test tool.

1080p Full HD. A car is racing at high speed.
Play and Stream on One Screen. Extreme low latency. Super speed USB lets you play directly in the preview window without feeling dragged by latency.

Play and Stream on One Screen

Another benefit from the super speed of USB 3.0 is that you'll be able to play directly in the preview window without feeling dragged by latency.
You can now interact naturally with viewers while not losing focus to your game!

Silky Smooth Action in 60 FPS. Smooth 60 fps video displayed on monitor.

Silky Smooth Action in 60 FPS

ExtremeCap U3 preserves your gameplay in crisp clear and silky smooth footages at up to 60 frames per second. Even the most fast-paced FPS or action-packed ARPG can be captured fully.

Built for Your Favorite Software. Works with OBS, Xsplit,Wirecast, VLC, PotPlayer, and Adobe Premiere Pro.

Built for Your Favorite Software

Wouldn't it be easier to stream or edit footages with software you are already familiar with? ExtremeCap U3 works perfectly with DirectShow compliant software such as XSplit, OBS, Wirecast, VLC, PotPlayer, or Adobe Premiere Pro.

Technical Specifications
• Interface:USB 3.0
• Video Input:HDMI / Component
• Video Output (Pass-Through):USB 3.0
• Audio Input:HDMI / RCA L-R
• Audio Output (Pass-Through):USB 3.0
• Max Pass-Through Resolutions:1080p60
• Max Record Resolutions:1080p60
• Supported Resolutions (Video input):1080p, 1080i, 720p, 576p, 576i, 480p, 480i
• Record Format:MPEG 4 (H.264+AAC)
• Dimension (W x D x H):137.2 x 84.8 x 18.6 mm ( 5.4 x 3.3 x 0.7 in)
• Weight:182 g (6.42 oz)
1. ExtremeCap U3 does not support viewing/recording/streaming of HDCP protected signals
System Requirements(For dedicated streaming PC)
Operating sytem: Windows® 10 / 8.1 / 7 ; MacOS* 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12 / 10.13 *Please note that CV710 does not support MacOS 10.14 or above. For 1080p60 Desktop: Intel® Core™ i5-3400
Laptop: NVIDIA® GT735

1. ExtremeCap U3 does not support USB 2.0
2. We strongly recommended to use Intel chipset.
3. RECentral for MAC, does not support video streaming it only support video recording.
What's in the box
• ExtremeCap U3 (CV710)
• HDMI cable
• Component cable
• USB 3.0 cable
• Quick guide
Interface USB 3.0*
* Verified chipset: Intel Native, Renesas, Fresco (See how to check USB3.0 controller here)
Video Input Digital: HDMI[1]
Analog: Component Video

[1] HDCP content cannot be recorded
Audio Input Digital: HDMI
Analog: RCA L/R
Resolution Input:
640 x 480 (60p) / 720 x 480 (60p/60i) / 720 x 576 (50p/50i) / 800 x 600 (60p)
1024 x 768 (60p) / 1280 x 720 (60p/50P)
1280 x 768 (60p) / 1280 x 800 (60p) / 1280 x 1024 (60p)
1360 x 768 (60p) / 1440 x 900 (60p) / 1680 x 1050 (60p)
1920 x 1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p/60i/50i)
640 x 480 (60p) / 720 x 480 (60p/30p) / 720 x 576 (50p/25p) / 800 x 600 (60p)
1024 x 768 (60p/30p) / 1280 x 720p (60p/50p/30p/25p)
1280 x 768 (60p/30p) / 1280 x 800 (60p/30p) / 1280 x 1024 (60p/30p)
1360 x 768 (60p/30p) / 1440 x 900 (60p/30p) / 1680 x 1050 (60p/30p)
1920 x 1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Chroma Subsampling YUV 4:2:2
Audio HDMI : PCM
Hardware Extra
User Interface LED indicator for working status
Dimensions 137.2 (w) x 84.8 (d) x 18.55 (h) mm
Weight 182g
Bundled Software AVerMedia RECentral, USB 3.0 Diagnosis Tool
3rd Party Plug-ins Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 plug-in, Sony Vegas plug-in
Compatible Software DirectShow compliant software: e.g., XSplit, OBS, AmaRecTV, Potplayer.
System Requirement (Windows)
Software AVerMedia RECentral
Record Quality Max. 60 Mbps@1080p60
Record Format MP4 (codec: H.264, AAC)
Operation System Windows 8(32/64 bit), Windows 7 (32/64 bit)
  Desktop Laptop
CPU i5-3400(Ivy Bridge) or above i7-3537U 2.0GHz(Ivy Bridge) or above
Graphic Card
(DirectX 10 compatible) 
NVIDIA GT630 or above NVIDIA GT 735M or above
Memory 4G RAM
Power Requirement USB 3.0 Power
1.For HD 720p 60 FPS recording (H.264):
Intel® Core™ i3-3200 series with Ivy bridge platform, 4 GB RAM and DirectX 10 compatible graphic card
2. Intel chipset with native USB 3.0 host controller(See how to check USB3.0 controller here)
(Can be used together with these certified chipsets: Renesas, Fresco, VIA*, ASMedia**)
* With VIA or ASMedia chipset, CV710’s firmware must be upgraded to v61, and driver to v1.0.x.33
**With ASMedia chipset, 1080p 60 FPS recording is only supported when running Windows 8.1 / 8 with Microsoft’s   built-in USB 3.0 driver
System Requirement (Mac)
 Software  AVerMedia RECentral for Mac
 Record Format  MP4 (codec: H.264, AAC)
 Operation System  MacOS* 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11 / 10.12 / 10.13
 Record Quality  Max. 60 Mbps@1080p60
 CPU  i5 quad-core or above 
 Memory  4G or more
 HDD  At least 500 MB of free space
 Power Requirement  USB 3.0 Power
Package Includes
Device ExtremeCap U3(CV710)
Cable USB 3.0 cable
Component Video / Stereo Audio Dongle Cable
Others Quick Installation Guide
ExtremeCap U3
Capture HD II
  GC510 GC550 CV710 C875 C985 GL530
Max Resolution 1080p60 1080p60 1080p60 1080p30 1080p30 1080p30
PC Interface USB USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB PCIe None
Ultra Low
Built-in H.264    
Software RECentral 3 RECentral 3 RECentral RECentral RECentral GameMate
OS Win/Mac* Win Win/Mac Win/Mac Win None
Hot Button      
Advantage All-purpose
Plug and play
Top quality
and speed
One-PC setup Portable PCIe solution Stand-alone

*Live Gamer Portable 2 supports Mac OS with 3rd party APs such as OBS, Quicktime, but not with RECentral AP.



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