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Blackmagic Design Decklink SDI 4K Capture and Playback Card

PCIe capture and playback in SDI that connects to any SD, HD-SDI, 2K and Ultra HD equipment
Part No: BMD-BDLKSDI4K

DeckLink SDI 4K is perfect when you need an SDI only solution but demand the highest quality SDI capture and playback. You get incredible quality 6G-SDI on any PCI Express Mac, Windows or Linux computer. DeckLink SDI 4K is the world’s smallest and most affordable multi rate SD/HD and Ultra HD SDI video card that lets you connect to any SD, HD-SDI, 2K and Ultra HD equipment. You also get RS-422 deck control, internal keying and reference input for a complete solution for editing, paint, design and more.

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DeckLink SDI 4K is perfect when you need an SDI only solution but demand the highest quality SDI capture and playback. You get incredible quality 6G-SDI on any PCI Express Mac, Windows or Linux computer. DeckLink SDI 4K is the world’s smallest and most affordable multi rate SD/HD and Ultra HD SDI video card that lets you connect to any SD, HD-SDI, 2K and Ultra HD equipment. You also get RS-422 deck control, internal keying and reference input for a complete solution for editing, paint, design and more.

Specifications

Additional Information

Specification

Connections

  • SDI Video Input: 1 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 6 Gb/s 4:2:2 and 3 Gb/s 4:4:4
  • SDI Video Output: 1 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 6 Gb/s 4:2:2 and 3 Gb/s 4:4:4
  • 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.
  • Sync Input: Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD, 2K or UHD format.
  • Device Control: Sony compatible RS422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.
  • Computer Interface: PCI Express 4 lane generation 1, compatible with 4,8 and 16 lane PCIe Slots.

 

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 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 4 lane generation 1, compatible with 4, 8, 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. 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, 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: 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 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, and 1080p60.
  • 2K Format Support: 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, 4096 x 2160p23.98, 4096 x 2160p24, 4096 x 2160p25.
  • SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M 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
  • Color Space: REC 601, REC 709
  • Multiple Rate support: SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and UHD.

 

Processing

  • Colorspace Conversion: Hardware based real time.
  • HD Down Conversion: Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD or SD on SDI output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.
  • HD Up Conversion: Software based up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on capture. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 pillarbox and 16:9 zoom.
  • Cross Conversion: Software based 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.

 

Operating Systems

 

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

 

What's Included

  • DeckLink SDI 4K
  • SD Card

 

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

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