Expected Availability: June
The new HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR features the trusted reliability of HyperDeck combined with new innovations such as space saving H.265 files, optional internal cache, 3D LUTs, native 8K and HDR support!
The new HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR features the trusted reliability of HyperDeck combined with new innovations such as space saving H.265 files, optional internal cache, 3D LUTs, native 8K and HDR support! With the ability to record native 8K in H.265, you get reduced storage costs and amazing image quality. The large touch screen ensures a perfect view of your recording as well as control over all deck settings. You can then add HyperDeck ExtremeControl to transform it into a traditional broadcast deck! This means HyperDeck Extreme is the perfect solution for the next generation of broadcast, live production and digital signage!
Modern Design with Traditional Controls
HyperDeck Extreme has an innovative touch screen user interface with deck controls as well as a large screen to view your recording. Then add a HyperDeck Extreme Control for traditional broadcast deck controls and a large shuttle knob that feels incredibly luxurious to use! You can even rack mount the HyperDeck and the controller! HyperDeck Extreme also includes 2 media slots, Quad 12G-SDI for 8K, analog connections for archiving, USB‑C external disk recording, plus a front panel speaker and headphone jack! There's also an optional cache that eliminates dropped frames if your media becomes full or is too slow. Both AC and DC power connections are also included for studio or on location use.
Perfect for Live Production, Digital Signage and Archive
With its amazing versatility, HyperDeck Extreme is also great for live production as a master recorder, clip player and for recording ISO cameras. The analog inputs allow you to record from old video tapes, so legacy programming can be used on the latest streaming services or for use in editing. Digital signage in 8K is easy with HyperDeck Extreme as it has 10G Ethernet for fast media uploads, plus it features a simple remote control protocol. You can even use it as a field recorder as it includes HDMI, SDI and analog inputs with built in scopes and 3D LUTs! The scopes also help you QA masters to ensure compliance with broadcast standards before streaming and broadcast!
Convert Legacy Programming for Streaming
As streaming services have become common, preserving cultural diversity through maintaining localized content is increasingly important. The solution is to get each country’s legacy programs onto streaming services at an affordable cost. HyperDeck Extreme Control lets you connect to legacy broadcast decks, set an in and an out point, then edit. Just add HyperDeck Extreme 8K and HyperDeck Extreme Control to each legacy deck to keep them all archiving constantly with just one operator. It’s even possible to edit across formats by using Teranex Express to convert tapes from SD to HD in one step. You can control a wide range of decks, including Digital Betacam, 1 inch C format, and Betacam SP.
Record and Playback Full Resolution 8K
The latest Quad Link 12G-SDI is included so it’s possible to record and playback in full resolution 8K for amazing quality! The SDI connections are multi-rate, so you can use Quad Link 12G-SDI to get compatibility with other 8K products, or switch to SD, HD or Ultra HD using the single link 12G-SDI connection. To allow regular CFast cards to be recorded at high resolution 8K, HyperDeck Extreme uses modern H.265 files for 8K recording and playback. This means HyperDeck Extreme 8K is perfect for connecting to the latest 8K televisions and projectors. Plus it’s also the perfect solution when using ATEM switchers. With 8K broadcasting already happening in Japan now, you're ready for an 8K future!
Traditional Broadcast Deck Controls
HyperDeck Extreme Control extends your HyperDeck Extreme to add traditional broadcast deck controls. It works like a traditional broadcast deck with a familiar layout. You can control up to 8 decks via industry standard RS‑422 control. You can even rack mount to the HyperDeck Extreme to create a single "broadcast deck" unit. Because it uses standard RS‑422, you can control old broadcast decks and perform edits using set in and out points. That's perfect for archiving work. Plus you can even edit between frame rates if standards converting between formats. Even the controls have been developed in-house by Blackmagic Design to ensure a premium feel with traditional styling.
Dual CFast Media for Non Stop Recording
CFast media support allows you to record to commonly available flash memory cards. The H.265 files are small enough to allow long recordings on standard CFast cards. Plus there are 2 CFast card slots so you can swap out any full cards even during recording, allowing infinite length recording. CFast cards are perfect for broadcast because they are small, high speed and affordable. You can even use a Blackmagic MultiDock 10G to add SSD compatibility! With H.265, you can record 498 minutes at 8Kp60 on a 1 TB card, 1,059 minutes in 2160p60 Ultra HD and 2,354 minutes in 1080p59.94 on a 1 TB card. That’s over 8 hours in 8K and over 39 hours in HD!
Record Direct to External USB‑C Media Disks
If recording to other media types is required, then the USB‑C Expansion port lets you plug in an external flash disk for recording. USB‑C flash disks have massive capacity as they don't suffer from any size constraint. Plus, it’s possible to record to the same disk you are using or editing, so you don't need to waste time copying files before starting post production. Flash disks are so fast, they can record high data rate formats that are too big for CFast cards, such as real time ProRes in 8K. Adding a Blackmagic MultiDock 10G also makes it easy to use SSDs for compatibility with other HyperDeck models. You even get on screen menus for managing external disks using the touch screen!
Optional Media Cache Eliminates Dropped Frames
Sometimes your media can fill before you change to a blank card, or if the card is too slow, then you can get dropped frames in your recording. To eliminate this problem, you can install a PCIe flash disk into HyperDeck Extreme 8K to use as a record cache. This eliminates problems with CFast media or external disks, as the cache will automatically take over and record any content the media could not capture. Even if a card fills, recording will continue to the cache until it’s swapped. The cache even lets you record formats that are too fast for the media card or external disk. Common PCIe flash disks are used and a thermal pad is included to allow user installation.
Advanced Quad Link 12G-SDI for 8K, HDMI and Legacy Analog!
HyperDeck Extreme 8K features a wide range of video and audio connections such as multi-rate Quad Link 12G-SDI for SD, HD, Ultra HD and 8K SDI devices. The 12G-SDI outputs support fill and key when playing RGBA 4:4:4:4 files. HDMI is included for consumer televisions and video projectors. For archiving work, HyperDeck also includes both balanced analog, HiFi audio plus timecode connections. For monitoring there's even a down converted monitor SDI output that includes overlays. The USB‑C connection lets you plug in flash disks or disk arrays for recording. The latest 10G Ethernet is included for high speed upload using FTP protocols. HyperDeck even includes both AC and XLR 12V DC power connections.
Advanced HDR Support and Bright Wide Gamut LCD
You'll be ready for the latest HDR workflows with support for the latest HDR standards and an extremely bright screen with a wide color gamut. The built in scopes even change to HDR scopes when working in HDR formats! Files are tagged with the correct HDR information then SDI and HDMI inputs will also automatically detect HDR video standards. Static metadata PQ and HLG formats are handled according to the ST2084 standard. The bright LCD has a wider color gamut so can handle both Rec. 2020 and Rec. 709 colorspaces. The built in HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR LCD color gamut can even handle 100% of the DCI‑P3 format.
Built In Scopes Ensure Compliance to Broadcast Standards
HyperDeck Extreme features full internal waveform monitoring so you can ensure compliance to broadcast standards when used on high end work. The waveform display provides a traditional luminance (brightness) levels view of your input or playback signal. The vectorscope display allows you to see the intensity of color at 100% SDI reference levels. You also get RGB and YUV parade displays which are ideal for color correction and checking for illegal levels. Histogram shows the distribution of white to black detail in your images and highlights or shadows clipping. The built in scopes can be overlaid on live video, or as a small picture in picture view at the top right of the scope.
Latest MultiRate 12G-SDI for SD, HD, Ultra HD and Native 8K
You get full support for the most popular video standards. The SDI and HDMI connections are multi-rate, so handle SD, HD, Ultra HD and 8K. SD formats include NTSC and PAL. 720p HD standards include 720p50 and 59.94p. 1080i HD interlaced formats include 1080i50 and 59.94. 1080p HD formats include 1080p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94 and 60p. You can even do 1080 PsF formats. Ultra HD is supported up to 2160p59.94. 2K and 4K DCI rates are available up to 25p. 8K standards are included at 4320p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94 and 60p. HyperDeck Extreme also supports Level A and Level B at 3G‑SDI rates.