EVGA released the XR1 lite, a scaled down version of the XR1 that does 1080p60 capture and 4K passthrough for under $70. Let’s find out if it knows how to Linux.

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Where to buy:
Amazon US
Amazon CA


DRIVERS

Plug it in and your done. Linux supports the XR1 Lite out of the box. 


OBS SETUP

1. Add a Video Capture source.


2. Give it a wholly original name.


3. Configure your resolution, colour, and framerate etc.


4K Passthrough

The EVGA XR1 lite shows up like any other monitor with no perceivable lag.


PCB


VERDICT

At the end of the day we have a USB3 encoder that does 1080p60 capture and 4K passthrough for under $70. That’s around $40 less than the Elgato Cam Link 4K. Linux support is plug-and-play and it does everything it claims on the tin.

EVGA XR1 lite

9.5 out of 10
$79.99

EVGA XR1 lite Capture Card, Certified for OBS, USB 3.0, 4K Pass Through.

Works out of the box
10 out of 10
Ease of setup
10 out of 10
Stability
10 out of 10
Features
8 out of 10

Pros

1080p 60 capture.

USB3.

4K Passthrough.

No RGB.

Cons

HDMI audio only.

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