The Elgato Cam Link 4K is a tiny, HDMI-capable camera capture device that transmits up to 2160/30p via USB 3.1 Type A to compatible computers as a webcam input. Key features include:
Accepts up to 2160/30p signals
Video input via HDMI Type A port
Free downloadable software for recording and streaming
Works with popular third party streaming applications
Pint-Sized HDMI Streaming. The Elgato Cam Link 4K will accept HDMI signals up to 1080/60p through its HDMI Type A input and send it to your computer via a USB 3.1 Type A connector. Elgato is a brand popularized by video game streaming, but this particular capture device is designed for cameras outputting up to UHD 4K/30p video. If you need a device with passthrough and will not require higher than 1080p resolution, take a look at the Elgato Game Capture HD60 S.
Instant Gameview. As a videogame forward company, El Gato provides tools for streaming and previewing inputs on computers in realtime. The Game Capture software for Windows & Mac allows for recording and streaming of captured video with voice over and integrated chat functionality.
Compatibility. A full list of supported input resolutions can be found below in the specs section of this page. The CamLink can be used with any computer featuring a USB 3.1 Type A port and will show in most apps as a USB webcam for quick setup and easy integration into whatever video streaming application you will be using.