It’s been long-awaited and Elgato has delivered by announcing two HDMI 2.1 capture cards that are perfect for the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S.
The Elgato 4K X is a standalone capture card that can connect to PCs, Macs and USB-C iPads (for the first time), whilst the Elgato 4K Pro connects to a PCIe card within a PC. iPads with a USB-C port being compatible is also a massive deal as it means you can have a totally portable setup and a super streamline workflow.
Both capture cards are compatible of both 4K 144hz pass through and capture with the 4K Pro allowing for 8K/60 HDR10 pass through. This marks the first time that you can pass-through full specs from your next-gen consoles including VRR and HDR10 without any downgrade in quality.
Both the Elgato 4K X and 4K Pro are available right now. The Elgato 4K X will set you back $229.99 USD (~$350 AUD) whilst the 4K Pro will set you back $279.99 USD (~$420 AUD). Both products sit alongside the Elgato HD 60 x which is great for entry level content creators who only want to capture 1080p/60 FPS.