Hardware decoder in the PCI Express Mini Card form factor. Enables support for H.264 and VC-1 video playback of local files and streaming 1080p high definition multimedia content.
The BCM970012 has been replaced by the BCM970015.
The BCM970012 Crystal HD is a video/audio hardware decoder in the PCIe Mini Card form factor. It is designed to reduce CPU utilization and allows for full HD real-time decoding support for mobile platform solutions.
This card doesn't come with mounting screws, please choose from the Accessories drop-down above. Most, but not all, of our Mini-ITX mainboards with a PCIe Mini Card slot include one or two M2 x 3 mm screws.
Compatibility: This product should work with most mainboards and systems, however, the following products are NOT compatible:
- Gigabyte GA-6KIEH-RH
- MSI MS-9830 (MS-945GSE-A)
- Quanmax QBOX-1000
The following products have been tested and ARE compatible; other mainboards and systems may work, but have not been tested
- Johnstown D945GSEJT Mini-ITX Mainboard
- MSI WindBOXII (MS-9A25) Barebone
- Jetway NC96FL-510 Mini-ITX Mainboard
- Jetway NF95A-270-LF Mini-ITX Mainboard
- Intel D510MO "Mount Olive" Mini-ITX Mainboard
Please note: The drivers supplied below are only for Windows operating systems. For the most up-to-date drivers and support (including Linux drivers) please see the Broadcom website.
Please note: This product requires software that is able to utilize DirectShow Filters. Media Player Classic is a free player that is compatible with most media formats. Direct playback of commercial Blu-ray discs is not supported at this time.
Please note: This is an OEM product intended for system integration. It does not come with a driver CD, manual, or any other documentation.
|PCI Express Mini Card (v1.3)
|AVC/MPEG-2/VC-1 Video/Audio Decoder: BCM70010
PCIe Controller: BCM70012
|QVGA up to 1920 x 1088
|HD Video Decoding Formats
||H.264/AVC HP at L4.1 1080i/1080p, 40 Mb/sec.
H.264/AVC HP at L3.0 480i/480p
H.264/AVC HP at L3.2 720p
SMPTE VC-1 AP at L3 1080i/1080p, 40 Mb/sec.
WMV9 (VC-1 SP and MP)
MPEG-2 MP at ML
MPEG-2 MP at HL
|Uncompressed Video Output
||YUV 4:2:0, YUV 4:2:2
NV12 planar YPbPr format
YUY2, UYVY-packed YPbPr format
QVGA to full HD support
|AES-128-encrypted content over PCIe
Uncompressed data encryption and scrambling support
Firmware verification, data signature
VC-1 Simple, Main, and Advanced Profile decoder
Integrated security processor
| Drivers and Codecs
| BCM70012 Setup.zip
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