Blackmagic DeckLink 4K Extreme

Blackmagic DeckLink 4K Extreme

Blackmagic DeckLink Mini Recorder - PCIe

Blackmagic DeckLink Mini Recorder - PCIe

Blackmagic DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G

Work with any video format and resolution that you need with the DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G, including dual link 12G-SDI 2160p60 support, from the world's highest performance range of capture cards for Mac, Windows and Linux.
Regular Price $2,085.00 Special Price $1,875.00
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VIOBMD178

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 60p! 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!

Perfect for Post Production - SD, HD, 3D and Ultra HD!

Work with any video format and resolution that you need! Capture from cameras, decks and live feeds directly into editing, effects and design software applications. DeckLink Studio 4K and DeckLink SDI 4K feature high resolution Ultra HD, while DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G also includes dual link 12G-SDI, 2160p60 support, 4:4:4 image quality, 3D stereoscopic for advanced feature film visual effects, editing and color correction. There are DeckLink models to support either file or tape based workflows to precisely deliver perfect monitoring in editing and grading suites using professional SDI monitors, HDMI televisions and even video projectors.

Highest Quality Connections

Every DeckLink card features the highest quality connections so you get pristine video and audio quality and can connect to the widest range of professional SDI equipment. DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G includes Dual Link 12G-SDI, HDMI 4K, analog video, as well as 2 channels of AES/EBU audio and 2 channels of balanced analog audio in and out. DeckLink Studio 4K includes 6G-SDI, HDMI 1.4b, analog component, S-Video, composite video, 2 channels of AES/EBU audio and 4 channels of balanced analog audio in and out. You also get a down converted SD output. Decklink SDI 4K is perfect for high quality 10 bit SDI use only. All models include black burst/tri-sync reference and serial deck control. All DeckLink 4K models switch between SD and HD and Ultra HD, while the advanced DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G supports DCI 4K and other high frame rate feature film formats!

Unrivaled Video Quality

DeckLink lets you work with compressed video formats such as ProRes and DNxHD as well as 10-bit uncompressed video. When working with uncompressed, all images are a mathematically perfect pixel-for-pixel clone of the source, without any generational loss, so you have the confidence you’re working at the absolute highest quality possible. Get sharper keying with green screens, cleaner compositions, superior color correction and more! Should you need to use compression, support for industry leading file formats ensures that you can maintain the highest quality throughout post production.

Use Your Favorite Software - DeckLink cards work with the software you love to use!

  • Mac OS X
    • No other capture and playback cards are supported by more software applications for Mac OS X. Get drivers that work with fantastic editing software such as Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro CC, Symphony and News Cutter. For visual effects get full compatibility with Fusion, After Effects CC and Photoshop CC. For audio get compatibility with ProTools, Nuendo and Cubase. For streaming use Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster.

  • Windows
    • For Windows you get access to a massive range of software because DeckLink supports WDM, DirectShow and QuickTime! For editing you can use Avid Media Composer, Avid News Cutter, Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio, CyberLink Power Director and MAGIX Video Pro. For visual effects use Fusion, After Effects CC and Photoshop CC. Audio software supported includes Steinberg Nuendo and Cubase. When streaming you get compatibility with Flash Media Encoder, Xsplit Broadcaster, Wirecast and Livestream Procaster.

  • Linux
    • DeckLink cards are open standard capture cards and are perfect for the development of Linux based video applications. The availability of a free, well documented SDK makes it easy for you to develop specific solutions to meet your needs, or to work with solutions that have been developed by others. Blackmagic’s Design Media Express is also available for capture and playback when using DeckLink with Linux operating systems.

Advanced Technology

Get the latest 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI technology so you can capture and playback in full resolution Ultra HD video, while remaining fully compatible with all SD and HD-SDI equipment! That’s 4 times the resolution of regular 1080 HD video at a massive 3840 x 2160 image size! DeckLink SDI 4K and the DeckLink Studio 4K include 6G-SDI, while the advanced DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G includes Dual Link 12G-SDI connections for higher color resolution, dual stream 3D stereoscopic support and frame rates up to Ultra HD 60p! DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G is the perfect choice for DaVinci Resolve editing and color correction

  • SD, HD, 3D and Ultra HD - perfect for post production.
  • Use Your Favorite Software
  • There’s a perfect DeckLink model for every job!
  • Highest Quality Connections
  • Unrivaled Video Quality
  • Advanced 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI Technology
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Connections
SDI Video Input:2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single link and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4:4 and 2D/3D switchable.
SDI Video Output:2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single link and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4:4 and 2D/3D switchable.
Analog Video Input:1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video and 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 HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD
SDI Audio Output:16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD
HDMI Video Input:HDMI type A connector with support for Ultra HD 4K 60p in 4:2:0
HDMI Video Output:HDMI type A connector with support for Ultra HD 4K 60p in 4:2:0
HDMI Audio Input:8 Channels embedded in SD, HD and Ultra HD 4K
HDMI Audio Output:8 Channels embedded in SD, HD and Ultra HD 4K
Sync Input:Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or
Tri-Sync in any HD format
Device Control:Sony compatible RS422 deck control ports. 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 mezzanine card

Codecs
Support: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, Uncompressed 12-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 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
Main:DaVinci Resolve
Fusion
Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer
After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase
Autodesk Smoke
Photoshop CC
Other supported applications: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 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:625/50i PAL, 525/59.94i NTSC
HD Format Support:720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080p50, 1080i59.94, 1080p59.94, 1080i60, 1080p60.
2K Format Support:2048 x 1080PsF23.98, 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080PsF24, 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080PsF25, 2048 x 1080p25, 2048 x 1080p47.95, 2048 x 1080p48, 2048 x 1080p50, 2048 x 1080p59.94, 2048 x 1080p60
4K Format Support:3840 x 2160p23.98, 3840 x 2160p24, 3840 x 2160p25, 3840 x 2160p29.97, 3840 x 2160p30, 3840 x 2160p50, 3840 x 2160p59.94, 3840 x 2160p60.
4096 x 2160p23.98, 4096 x 2160p24, 4096 x 2160p25, 4096 x 2160p29.97, 4096 x 2160p30, 4096 x 2160p50, 4096 x 2160p59.94, 4096 x 2160p60
SDI Compliance:SMPTE 435, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 372M, 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-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
HDMI Configuration:HDMI 1.4b supports Deep Color 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
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 outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI and component analog
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
Colorspace Conversion:Hardware based real time on output
3D Processing:Dual stream and frame packed capture & playback

Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature:5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F
Storage Temperature:Negative 20° to 45° C (Negative 4° to 113° F
Relative Humidity:0% to 90% non-condensing

Physical Specifications
Dimensions (L):170 mm
Weight:300 g

  • DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G
  • HDMI mezzanine card
  • SD card
  • Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control.
  • 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.
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