W-DLK-25 DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G
W-DLK-26 DeckLink 4K Pro
W-DLK-04 DeckLink 4K Extreme
W-DLK-12 DeckLink Studio 4K
W-DLK-11 DeckLink SDI 4K
W-DLK-06 DeckLink Mini Recorder
W-DLK-05 DeckLink Mini Monitor
W-DLK-30 DeckLink Quad 2
W-DLK-31 DeckLink Duo 2

DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G

Technical Specifications

Description

The ultimate digital cinema capture card featuring two full frame DCI 4K inputs and outputs via 12G-SDI! You get dual link multi rate 12G-SDI connections that work with SD, HD and Ultra HD even in Ultra HD 60p, as well as full frame DCI 4K at 4096 x 2160 resolution up to 25p! Capture 10-bit YUV or full color bandwidth 12-bit RGB. Includes AES/EBU audio, up, down and cross conversion, plus built in 3D stereoscopic output at full bandwidth 4:4:4:4 RGB! No other capture and playback card supports more video formats and video connections!

Price

$1,495

Connections

SDI Video Input

2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.

SDI Video Output

2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.

Analog Video Input

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.

Analog Video Output

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video and Composite. Component supports HD and SD.

Analog Audio Input

2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.

Analog Audio Output

2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.

AES/EBU Audio Input

2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter.

AES/EBU Audio Output

2 Channels unbalanced.

SDI Audio Input

16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

SDI Audio Output

16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

HDMI Video Input

HDMI type A connector with support for 2160p60.

HDMI Video Output

HDMI type A connector with support for 2160p60.

HDMI Audio Input

8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.

HDMI Audio Output

8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.

Sync Input

Black burst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.

Device Control

Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control port. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 8 lane Gen 2, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCIe with HDMI or SDI mezzanine card.

DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G

Codecs

Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:4:4.

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Media Express, Blackmagic Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Linux.

Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.

Physical Installation

PCI Express 8 lane generation 2, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. Mac OS X systems require a Mac Pro computer with PCI Express slots. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion
Final Cut Pro Icon Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Autodesk Smoke Icon Autodesk Smoke
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC

Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Live Encoder, Flash Media Live Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

Video Standards

SD Format Support

525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL.

HD Format Support

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

2K Format Support

2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p
2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI 25PsF

Ultra HD Format Support

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60

4K Format Support

4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M level A, SMPTE 425M level B, SMPTE 435, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.

SDI Metadata Support

VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188. Closed captioning.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24-bit.

SDI Video Sampling

4:2:2, 4:4:4 and 4:4:4:4.

SDI Color Precision

8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to UHD 30p, and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

HDMI Configuration

HDMI 2.0 supports Deep Color, HDR and REC 2020, and automatically configures to connected display.

Multiple Rate Support

HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and 4K. Component analog video connections are switchable between SD and HD.

Copy Protection

HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.

Processing

Ultra HD Down Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs Ultra HD to HD or HD to SD downconverted signal on SDI B and SD on Composite and S-Video. Switch analog video to Component and choose HD or SD output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.

HD Up Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on playback. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 zoom and 16:9 zoom.

HD Cross Conversion

Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD, 1080HD to 720HD on playback.

Real Time Effects

DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time on output.

3D Processing

Dual stream and frame packed capture and playback.

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
 

Linux Icon

Linux
 

EMC Certifications

FCC, CE and C-Tick

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (41° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

Physical Specifications

DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G

What's Included

DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G

HDMI mezzanine card

SD card with software and manual

Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control.

External power cable

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

DeckLink 4K Pro

Technical Specifications

Description

DeckLink 4K Pro is a high performance PCIe capture and playback card with advanced 12G-SDI for working with the latest high frame rate Ultra HD and DCI 4K formats at up to 60 frames per second! Ideal for both traditional 2D and high end 3D stereoscopic workflows, you get support for full resolution, deep color YUV and 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 images. DeckLink 4K Pro features two multi rate 12G-SDI inputs and outputs with support for 16 channels of embedded audio, along with a connection for reference input. Because the connections are multi rate, it works with virtually every SD, HD, Ultra HD and 4K format. DeckLink 4K Pro is perfect for high end film, television, and commercial editing, visual effects, and color grading projects.

Price

$595

Connections

SDI Video Input

2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single link and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4.

SDI Video Output

2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single link and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4.

SDI Audio Input

16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

SDI Audio Output

16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

Sync Input

Black burst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 8 lane generation 2, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCIe Slots.

DeckLink 4K Pro

Codecs

Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:4:4.

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Media Express, Blackmagic Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Linux.

Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.

Physical Installation

PCI Express 8 lane generation 2, compatible with 8, 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Software Applications

Icn -davinci -resolve DaVinci Resolve
Icn -fusion Fusion
Icn -final -cut -pro Final Cut Pro X
Icn -premiere -pro Premiere Pro CC
Icn -media -composer Avid Media Composer
Icn -after -effects After Effects CC
Icn -pro -tools Avid Pro Tools
Icn -cubase Steinberg Cubase
Icn -smoke Autodesk Smoke
Icn -photoshop Photoshop CC

Other supported applications include: Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Live Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

Video Standards

SD Format Support

525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL

HD Format Support

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

2K Format Support

1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25

Ultra HD Format Support

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60

4K Format Support

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M Level A and Level B, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.

SDI Metadata Support

VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188. Closed captioning.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24-bit.

SDI Video Sampling

4:2:2, 4:4:4 and 4:4:4:4

SDI Color Precision

8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 and 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in HD, 2K and 4K

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

Multiple Rate Support

SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and 4K.

Processing

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time on output.

3D Processing

Left eye/right eye dual stream capture & playback.

Ultra HD to HD Down Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs Ultra HD to HD or HD to SD down converted signal on SDI B. Down converted SD selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.

HD Up Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on playback. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 zoom and 16:9 zoom.

HD Cross Conversion

Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD, 1080HD to 720HD on playback.

Real Time Effects

Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects. DaVinci Resolve.

Physical Specifications

DeckLink 4K Pro

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
 

Linux Icon

Linux
 

EMC Certifications

FCC, CE and C-Tick

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (41° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

DeckLink 4K Pro

SD card with software and manual

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

DeckLink 4K Extreme

Technical Specifications

Description

DeckLink 4K Extreme features a high performance design for working in the highest film quality! Get 4 times the resolution of 1080 HD with full Ultra HD 4K capture and playback using 6G-SDI and HDMI 4K support. DeckLink 4K Extreme includes single and dual channel SDI connections for both regular 2D and 3D stereoscopic workflows as well as full resolution color RGB 4:4:4 capture and playback. Includes dual link 6G-SDI, HDMI 3D/4K and analog component, composite, S-video connections. Work in SD, HD and Ultra HD 4K. Also includes AES and analog balanced audio, 16 channel SDI audio, genlock, deck control, broadcast quality up, down and cross conversion, plus built in SD/HD internal keyer.

Price

$995

Connections

SDI Video Input

2 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K and 2D/3D switchable. Supports 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s single link and dual link.

SDI Video Output

2 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K and 2D/3D switchable. Supports 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s single link and dual link.

Analog Video Input

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.

Analog Video Output

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video and Composite. Component supports HD and SD.

HDMI Video Input

1 x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing support and Ultra HD support.

HDMI Video Output

1 x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing support and Ultra HD support.

Analog Audio Input

2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.

Analog Audio Output

2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.

AES/EBU Audio Input

2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter.

AES/EBU Audio Output

2 Channels unbalanced.

SDI Audio Input

16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

SDI Audio Output

16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

HDMI Audio Input

8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.

HDMI Audio Output

8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.

Sync Input

Black burst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format, 2K or 4K format

Device Control

Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 4 lane generation 2, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCIe 

DeckLink 4K Extreme

Codecs

Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10 bit 4:4:4.

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Media Express, Blackmagic Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Linux.

Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.

Physical Installation

PCI Express 4 lane generation 2, compatible with 4, 8, 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. Mac OS X systems require a Mac Pro computer with PCI Express slots. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion
Final Cut Pro Icon Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Autodesk Smoke Icon Autodesk Smoke
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC

Other supported applications include: Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Live Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

Video Standards

SD Format Support

525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL

HD Format Support

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

2K Format Support

2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p
2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI F25PsF

Ultra HD Format Support

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50*, 2160p59.94*, 2160p60*
*Output only

4K Format Support

DCI 4K 23.98p, DCI 4K 24p, DCI 4K 25p

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M Level A and B, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.

SDI Metadata Support

VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188. Closed captioning.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24-bit.

Video Sampling

4:2:2 and 4:4:4* *4K is 4:2:2.

Color Precision

10-bit YUV up to 4K, 12-bit* RGB in HD and 2K *Output only

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

HDMI Configuration

HDMI automatically configures to connected display.

HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel up to 4K resolutions.

HDMI Color Precision

10-bit RGB* in HD *capture only, output available in future software update. 10-bit YUV in HD and 4K.

Multiple Rate Support

HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and 4K. Component analog video connections are switchable between SD and HD.

Copy Protection

HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.

Processing

HD Down Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD-SDI on SDI A output, SD-SDI on SDI B output and Composite and S-Video when working in HD video formats on playback. Switch analog video to Component and choose HD or SD output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.

HD Up Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on playback. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 pillarbox and 16:9 zoom. HD outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI and component analog.

Cross Conversion

Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD and 1080HD to 720HD on playback.

Real Time Effects

Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects. DaVinci Resolve.

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time.

3D Processing

Dual stream and frame packed capture & playback.

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
 

Linux Icon

Linux
 

EMC Certifications

FCC, CE and C-Tick

Physical Specifications

DeckLink 4K Extreme

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

DeckLink 4K Extreme

SD card with software and manual

Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control.

HDMI bracket

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

DeckLink Studio 4K

Technical Specifications

Description

If you work with a wide range of analog video and audio gear, and need to move seamlessly between SD, HD, 2K and Ultra HD, then DeckLink Studio 4K is perfect! DeckLink Studio 4K includes a massive number of analog and digital video connections including SD/HD/Ultra HD 6G-SDI, HDMI 1.4b, SD/HD component, composite, S-video, 4 ch balanced analog audio, 2 ch AES/EBU switchable to 6 ch out, black burst and tri-sync reference input, RS-422 deck control connections, keying in SD and a hardware down converter. Perform editing, paint and broadcast design and more with the ultimate future proof design!

Price

$595

Connections

SDI Video Input

1 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 6 Gb/s 4:2:2 and 3 Gb/s 4:4:4

SDI Video Output

1 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 6 Gb/s 4:2:2 and 3 Gb/s 4:4:4

Analog Video Input

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x Composite, 1 x S-Video. Component supports HD and SD.

Analog Video Output

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x Composite, 1 x S-Video, 1 x SD-SDI. Component supports HD and SD.

HDMI Video Input

1 x HDMI type A connector

HDMI Video Output

1 x HDMI type A connector

Analog Audio Input

4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via 1/4" jack connectors.

Analog Audio Output

4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via 1/4" jack connectors. Channels 3 & 4 can switch to AES/EBU outputs.

AES/EBU Audio Input

2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter.

AES/EBU Audio Output

2 Channels unbalanced. Analog outputs 3 and 4 can switch to AES/EBU outputs for audio 3 & 4 and 5 & 6 output. This provides a total of 6 AES/EBU output audio channels when using this feature.

SDI Audio Input

16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD.

SDI Audio Output

16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD.

HDMI Audio Input

8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, 4K.

HDMI Audio Output

8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, 4K

Sync Input

Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD, 2K or 4K format.

Device Control

Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 4 lane generation 1, compatible with 4,8 and 16 lane PCIe Slots.

DeckLink Studio 4K

Codecs

Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10 bit 4:4:4.

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Media Express, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Linux.

Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.

Physical Installation

PCI Express 4 lane generation 1, compatible with 4, 8, 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion
Final Cut Pro Icon Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Autodesk Smoke Icon Autodesk Smoke
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC

Other supported applications include: Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Live Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

Video Standards

SD Format Support

525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL

HD Format Support

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

2K Format Support

2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p

Ultra HD Format Support

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30

4K Format Support

4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.

SDI Metadata Support

VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188. Closed captioning.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24 bit.

Video Sampling

4:2:2 and 4:4:4 (4K is 4:2:2)

Color Precision

10-bit

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

HDMI Configuration

HDMI automatically configures to connected display.

HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel up to 4K resolutions.

HDMI Color Precision

10-bit RGB in HD
10-bit YUV in 4K

Multiple Rate support

HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and UHD. Component analog video connections are switchable between SD and HD.

Copy Protection

HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.

Processing

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time.

HD Down Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD-SDI on SDI output, SD on SD-SDI, Composite and S-Video outputs when working in HD video formats on playback. Switch analog video to Component and choose HD or SD output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.

HD Up Conversion

Software based up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on capture. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 pillarbox and 16:9 zoom.

Cross Conversion

Software based cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD and 1080HD to 720HD on playback.

Real Time Effects

Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer™ internal effects. DaVinci Resolve.

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
 

Linux Icon

Linux
 

EMC Certifications

FCC, CE and C-Tick

Physical Specifications

DeckLink Studio 4K

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

DeckLink Studio 4K

SD card with software and manual

Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control.

HDMI bracket

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

DeckLink SDI 4K

Technical Specifications

Description

DeckLink SDI 4K is perfect when you need an SDI only solution but demand the highest quality SDI capture and playback. You get incredible quality 6G-SDI on any PCI Express Mac, Windows or Linux computer. DeckLink SDI 4K is the world’s smallest and most affordable multi rate SD/HD and Ultra HD SDI video card that lets you connect to any SD, HD-SDI, 2K and Ultra HD equipment. You also get RS-422 deck control, internal keying and reference input for a complete solution for editing, paint, design and more.

Price

$295

Connections

SDI Video Input

1 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 6 Gb/s 4:2:2 and 3 Gb/s 4:4:4

SDI Video Output

1 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 6 Gb/s 4:2:2 and 3 Gb/s 4:4:4

SDI Audio Input

16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD.

SDI Audio Output

16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD.

Sync Input

Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD, 2K or UHD format.

Device Control

Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 4 lane generation 1, compatible with 4,8 and 16 lane PCIe Slots.

DeckLink SDI 4K

Codecs

Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10 bit 4:4:4.

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Media Express, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Linux.

Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.

Physical Installation

PCI Express 4 lane generation 1, compatible with 4, 8, 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion
Final Cut Pro Icon Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Autodesk Smoke Icon Autodesk Smoke
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC

Other supported applications include: Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Live Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

Video Standards

SD Format Support

525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL

HD Format Support

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

2K Format Support

2K 23.98p, 2K 24p, 2K 25p

Ultra HD Format Support

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30

4K Format Support

4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.

SDI Metadata Support

VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188. Closed captioning.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24 bit.

Video Sampling

4:2:2 and 4:4:4 (4K is 4:2:2)

Color Precision

10-bit

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

Multiple Rate support

SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and UHD.

Processing

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time.

HD Down Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD or SD on SDI output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.

HD Up Conversion

Software based up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on capture. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 pillarbox and 16:9 zoom.

Cross Conversion

Software based cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD and 1080HD to 720HD on playback.

Real Time Effects

Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer™ internal effects. DaVinci Resolve.

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
 

Linux Icon

Linux
 

EMC Certifications

FCC, CE and C-Tick

Physical Specifications

DeckLink SDI 4K

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

DeckLink SDI 4K

SD card with software and manual

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

DeckLink Mini Recorder

Technical Specifications

Description

Record uncompressed 10-bit video from SDI and HDMI video sources. DeckLink Mini Recorder switches between SD and HD video formats and is perfect for building ingest servers or other video solutions where you need to capture only in a low profile card! Includes two PCIe shields for both full height and low profile slots.

Price

$145

Connections

SDI Video Input

1 x 10-bit SD/HD switchable

HDMI Video Input

1 x HDMI type A connector.

SDI Audio Input

8 channels embedded in SD and HD.

HDMI Audio Input

8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 1 lane, compatible with 1, 4, 8 and 16 lane PCIe slots.

DeckLink Mini Recorder

Codecs

Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2.

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 or Windows 8. Media Express, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Linux.

Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.

Physical Installation

PCI Express 1 lane, compatible with 1, 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows 8 and Linux. Mac OS X systems require a Mac Pro computer. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo Icon Steinberg Nuendo
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC
Media Express Icon Media Express

Other supported applications include: Nuke, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Live Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

Video Standards

SD Format Support

525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL

HD Format Support

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M and 292M.

SDI Metadata Support

VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188 and closed captioning.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.

Video Sampling

4:2:2

Color Precision

10-bit

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

HDMI Configuration

HDMI automatically configures to connected display.

HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.

HDMI Color Precision

10-bit

Multiple Rate support

SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definitlon and high definition.

Copy Protection

HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.

Processing

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time.

HD Up Conversion

Software based up conversion during video capture.

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
 

Linux Icon

Linux
 

EMC Certifications

FCC, CE and C-Tick

Physical Specifications

DeckLink Mini Recorder

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

DeckLink Mini Recorder

Low profile slot bracket

SD card with software and manual

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

DeckLink Mini Monitor

Technical Specifications

Description

Monitor uncompressed 10-bit video from your computer! Includes SDI and HDMI outputs for connecting to any television or monitor. DeckLink Mini Monitor auto switches between SD and HD so it handles all common video formats. DeckLink Mini Monitor is the perfect solution for monitoring from editing software while you edit! Includes two PCIe shields for both full height and low profile slots.

Price

$145

Connections

SDI Video Output

1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable.

HDMI Video Output

1 x HDMI type A connector.

SDI Audio Output

8 channels embedded in SD and HD.

HDMI Audio Output

8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 1 lane, compatible with 1, 4, 8 and 16 lane PCIe slots.

DeckLink Mini Monitor

Codecs

Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2.

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 or Windows 8. Media Express, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Linux.

Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.

Physical Installation

PCI Express 1 lane, compatible with 1, 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows 8 and Linux. Mac OS X systems require a Mac Pro computer with PCI Express slots. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion
Final Cut Pro Icon Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo Icon Steinberg Nuendo
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC

Other supported applications include: Nuke, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Live Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

Video Standards

SD Format Support

525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL

HD Format Support

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M and 292M.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of
48 kHz and 24 bit.

Video Sampling

4:2:2

Color Precision

10-bit

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

HDMI Configuration

HDMI automatically configures to connected display.

HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.

HDMI Color Precision

10-bit

Multiple Rate support

SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definitlon and high definition.

Processing

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time.

HD Down Conversion

Software based down conversion during video playback.

Real Time Effects

Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
 

Linux Icon

Linux
 

EMC Certifications

FCC, CE and C-Tick

Physical Specifications

DeckLink Mini Monitor

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

DeckLink Mini Monitor

Low profile slot bracket

SD card with software and manual

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

DeckLink Quad 2

Technical Specifications

Description

DeckLink Quad 2 features 8 independent SDI capture and playback channels in a single card! Fully compatible with the previous 4 channel model, this new model also allows 4 independent capture and playback channels but now also includes 4 extra channels that developers can use for configuring the card in any combination of up to 8 capture or 8 playback channels. This means DeckLink Quad 2 allows each of the 8 3G-SDI BNC connectors to switch direction between capture or playback in SD and HD up to 1080p60 and as a complete independent channel.

Price

$995

Connections

SDI Video Input

8 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independantly configurable as either Input or Output

SDI Video Output

8 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independantly configurable as either Output or Input

SDI Audio Input

16 channels embedded in SD and HD

SDI Audio Output

16 channels embedded in SD and HD

Sync Input

Blackburst in SD 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 8 lane, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCIe slots.

DeckLink Quad 2

Codecs

Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, HEVC, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes (LT), Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:4:4

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Windows 8 and Windows 10. Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Linux

Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.

Physical Installation

PCI Express 8 lane, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows 8, Windows 10 and Linux. Mac OS X systems require a Mac Pro computer with PCI Express slots. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion
Final Cut Pro Icon Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo Icon Steinberg Nuendo
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC

Other supported applications include: Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Live Encoder, Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

Video Standards

SD Format Support

525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL

HD Format Support

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M A/B

SDI Metadata Support

VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188 and closed captioning.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.

Video Sampling

4:2:2, 4:4:4

Color Precision

8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 and 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

Processing

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time

HD Down Conversion

Built in, high quality software down converter from HD to SD on output. Down converted SD selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.

HD Up Conversion

Built in, high quality software up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on playback. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 zoom and 16:9 zoom

Cross Conversion

Built-in, high quality software cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD, 1080HD to 720HD on playback

Real Time Effects

Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
 

Linux Icon

Linux
 

EMC Certifications

FCC, CE and C-Tick

Physical Specifications

DeckLink Quad 2

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

DeckLink Quad 2

SD card with software and manual

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty

DeckLink Duo 2

Technical Specifications

Description

Featuring 4 independent 3G-SDI connections, DeckLink Duo 2 is a PCIe capture and playback card that supports SDI formats in SD and HD up to 1080p60! You get the flexibility of 4 separate capture or playback cards in one! Plus, it’s completely customizable so it’s perfect for media play-out systems, multi screen digital signage servers, real time multi channel capture systems and more!

Price

$495

Connections

SDI Video Input

4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output

SDI Video Output

4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output

SDI Audio Input

16 channels embedded in SD and HD

SDI Audio Output

16 channels embedded in SD and HD

Sync Input

Blackburst in SD 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 4 lane, compatible with 4 and 8 lane PCIe slots.

DeckLink Duo 2

Codecs

Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, HEVC, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:4:4

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Windows 8 and Windows 10. Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Linux

Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.

Physical Installation

PCI Express 4 lane, compatible with 4 and 8 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and Linux. Mac OS X systems require a Mac Pro computer with PCI Express slots. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion 8
Final Cut Pro Icon Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo Icon Steinberg Nuendo
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC

Other supported applications include: Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Live Encoder, Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

Video Standards

SD Format Support

525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL

HD Format Support

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M A/B

SDI Metadata Support

VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188 and closed captioning.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.

Video Sampling

4:2:2, 4:4:4

Color Precision

8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 and 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

Processing

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time

HD Down Conversion

Built in, high quality software down converter from HD to SD on output. Down converted SD selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.

HD Up Conversion

Built in, high quality software up converter from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on input. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 zoom and 16:9 zoom

Cross Conversion

Built-in, high quality software cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD, 1080HD to 720HD on playback

Real Time Effects

Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Physical Specifications

DeckLink Duo 2

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 7, 8 and 10, all 64-bit.

Linux Icon

Linux
 

EMC Certifications

FCC, CE and C-Tick

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

DeckLink Duo 2

SD card with software and manual

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

12G-SDI DeckLink Models

12G-SDI DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G

DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G

Capture and playback 12G-SDI in SD, HD, Ultra HD and 4K DCI up to 4096 x 2160 60p in 10-bit YUV or 12-bit RGB!

$1,495
12G-SDI DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G - Quad SDI

DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G - Quad SDI

Add Quad Link SDI input and output to DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G capture cards.

$75
12G-SDI DeckLink 4K Pro

DeckLink 4K Pro

PCIe capture and playback card with advanced 12G-SDI for working in SD, HD, Ultra HD and 4K DCI at up to 60 frames per second.

$595

6G-SDI DeckLink Models

6G-SDI DeckLink 4K Extreme

DeckLink 4K Extreme

PCIe capture and playback Dual Link SDI, HDMI, Analog, 4:4:4, 3D and 4K.

$995
6G-SDI DeckLink Studio 4K

DeckLink Studio 4K

Capture and playback 6G-SDI, HDMI 4K and analog in SD, HD and Ultra HD.

$595
6G-SDI DeckLink SDI 4K

DeckLink SDI 4K

Capture and playback with 6G-SDI for SD, HD, 2K and Ultra HD.

$295

DeckLink Alternate Models

DeckLink Quad 2

DeckLink Quad 2

Eight channel configurable PCIe video capture and playback up to 1080p60.

$995
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DeckLink Duo 2

DeckLink Duo 2

PCIe capture and playback card with 4 independent channels for SD and HD up to 1080p60.

$495
DeckLink Mini Recorder

DeckLink Mini Recorder

PCIe capture for HD-SDI and HDMI.

$145
DeckLink Mini Monitor

DeckLink Mini Monitor

PCIe playback for HD-SDI and HDMI.

$145