Blackmagic Design DeckLink 4K Extreme Capture & Playback Card

SKU:BDLKHDEXTR4K
PKR110,450
DPX and QuickTime Format Compatibility-Captures up to 2K / Plays Back up to 4K-Dual Link 3 Gb/s SDI Handles 4K in 4:2:2-Up / Down / Cross Conversion-Built-In SD Keyer-Very Low SDI Jitter-Compatible with Mac / Windows / Linux

Details

BMD 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.

Technical Specifications:

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.

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 

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
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 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

525/29.97 NTSC, 625/25 PAL.

HD Format Support

1280 x 720p50, 1280 x 720p59.94, 1280 x 720p60, 1920 x 1080i50, 1920 x 1080i59.94, 1920 x 1080i60, 1920 x 1080PsF23.98, 1920 x 1080PsF24, 1920 x 1080PsF25, 1920 x 1080PsF29.97, 1920 x 1080PsF30, 1920 x 1080p23.98, 1920 x 1080p24, 1920 x 1080p25, 1920 x 1080p29.97, 1920 x 1080p30, 1920 x 1080p50, 1920 x 1080p59.94, 1920 x 1080p60.

2K Format Support

2048 x 1080PsF23.98, 2048 x 1080PsF24, 2048 x 1080PsF25, 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080p25.

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. *Output only

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 601REC 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 OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.

Windows 7 64-bit or Windows 8 64-bit.

Linux

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

Additional Information

Device Control No
OS No
Resolution No
Screen Size No
Delivery Time No

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