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Blackmagic Design Decklink Mini Recorder 4K Capture Card

PCIe capture for 3G-SDI and HDMI up to 2160p30

DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K is a low profile PCIe capture card, featuring 6G-SDI and the latest HDMI 2.0a connections so you can record all formats up to 2160p30 on your computer.

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Blackmagic Design

Product Description


The SDI and HDMI inputs automatically detect and switch between all video formats. You even get high dynamic range recording and metadata over HDMI, along with support for Rec. 2020 color space. The DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K is perfect for integrating into mobile live capture environments, broadcast trucks and more. You can even develop your own custom capture solutions using the Blackmagic Desktop Video SDK for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux! Includes two PCIe shields for both full height and low profile slots.


Additional Information



  • SDI Video Input: 1 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD switchable
  • SDI Audio Input: 16 channels embedded in SD, HD, Ultra HD.
  • HDMI Video Input: 1 x HDMI 2.0a connector.
  • HDMI Audio Input: 8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, Ultra HD.
  • Computer Interface: Gen 2 PCIe Express 4 lane, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCIe slots.



  • 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.



  • Software Included: Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X and Windows.
  • 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, 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
  • Premiere Pro CC
  • Avid Media Composer
  • After Effects CC
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Steinberg Cubase
  • Steinberg Nuendo
  • Photoshop CC
  • Media Express
  • Other supported applications include: Nuke, 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: 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
  • HD Format Support: 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
  • Ultra HD Format Support: 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30
  • 4K DCI Format Support: 4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p
  • SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M and 292M.
  • SDI Metadata Support: VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture 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
  • Color Precision: 10-bit
  • Color Space: REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020
  • HDMI Configuration: HDMI automatically configures to connected display.
  • HDMI Resolution: Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.
  • HDMI Color Precision: 10-bit
  • Multiple Rate support: SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definitlon and high definition.
  • Copy Protection: HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.



  • Colorspace Conversion: Hardware based real time.
  • HD Up Conversion: Software based up conversion during video capture.


Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
  • Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.
  • Windows 7, 8.1 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



  • 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

What's in the box

  • DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K
  • Low profile slot bracket
  • SD card with software and manual