AVerMedia DarkCrystal HD Driver for Linux


The Kernel Labs Linux Driver for the AVerMedia DarkCrystal HD (Model CD530) allows for the deployment of the HD video capture in desktop, server, or datacenters.

Because of its support for a variety of video interface types and PCIe formfactor, it is well suited for inclusion in high-density capture environments.

AVerMedia DarkCrystal HD CD530


  • YUV 4:2:2 8bit video
  • 32/44.1/48KHz PCM Stereo Audio
  • Support for DVI/HDMI, XVGA/VGA video capture
  • Wide selection of common TV/PC input resolutions supported
  • Support for multiple capture devices with a single server
  • V4L2 Compatible API for easy integration into existing workflows
  • Support for RCA or HDMI audio capture

Application Compatibility

  • Uses the standard Video4Linux API
  • Gstreamer
  • VLC

Supported Linux Distributions

  • Red Hat
  • Fedora
  • Ubuntu
  • Centos

AVerMedia DarkCrystal HD CD530

Supported Resolutions

  • 1920x1080p/60
  • 1920x1080p/50
  • 1920x1080p/24/25/30
  • 1280x720p/60
  • 1280x720p/50
  • 720x576p
  • 720x480p
  • 640×480
  • Wide range of VGA / XVGA resolutions

System Requirements

  • Intel x86 or x86/64 based PC
  • PCIe Gen 2.0 1x slot
  • Supported Linux distribution


  • Currently shipping
  • Site licenses available
  • Redistribution license available

Contact Us

  • Email: sales [at] kernellabs [dot] com
  • Phone: +1.646.355.8490
  • Kernel Labs, Inc.
  • PO Box 745

  • St. James, NY 11780-2223

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