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Blackmagic Design Decklink Duo 2 Capture and Playback Card

PCIe capture and playback card with 4 independent channels for SD and HD up to 1080p60
Part No: BMD-BDLKDUO2

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.

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Product Description

Details

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.

Features

  • PCIe capture and playback card with 4 independent channels for SD and HD up to 1080p60
  • SDI Video Input/Output: 4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output
  • SDI Audio Input/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

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 input. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 zoom and 16:9 zoom

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

Specifications

Additional Information

Specification

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.

 

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.

 

Software Applications

  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Fusion 8
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Premiere Pro CC
  • Avid Media Composer
  • After Effects CC
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Steinberg Cubase
  • Steinberg Nuendo
  • 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, 59.94, 60 1080p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59, 59.94, 60 1080PsF23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 29.97, 30 1080i50, 59.94, 60
  • 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 input. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 zoom and 16:9 zoom
  • 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.

 

Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
  • Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
  • Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.
  • Windows 7, 8 and 10, all 64-bit.
  • 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

 

Warranty

  • 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

What's in the box

  • DeckLink Duo 2
  • SD card with software and manual

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