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Blackmagic Design Decklink 4K Extreme 12G Capture and Playback Card

PCIe 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.
Part No: BMD-BDLKHDEXTR4K12G

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!

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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!

Specifications

Additional Information

Specification

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.
  • 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

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, 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

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 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.

 

Operating Systems:  Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later. Windows 7 or Windows 8. 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

 

What's Included

  • DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G
  • HDMI mezzanine card
  • SD card
  • Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control.

 

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

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