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Blackmagic Design Decklink Studio 4K Capture and Playback Card

PCIe capture and playback SD, HD, 2K, Ultra HD, 6G SDI, HDMI, SD/HD Component, Composite, S-Video
Part No: BMD-BDLKSTUDIO4K

If you work with a wide range of analog video and audio gear, and need to move seamlessly between SD, HD, 2K and Ultra HD, then DeckLink Studio 4K is perfect! DeckLink Studio 4K includes a massive number of analog and digital video connections including SD/HD/Ultra HD 6G-SDI, HDMI 1.4b, SD/HD component, composite, S-video, 4 ch balanced analog audio, 2 ch AES/EBU switchable to 6 ch out, black burst and tri-sync reference input, RS-422 deck control connections, keying in SD and a hardware down converter. Perform editing, paint and broadcast design and more with the ultimate future proof design!

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If you work with a wide range of analog video and audio gear, and need to move seamlessly between SD, HD, 2K and Ultra HD, then DeckLink Studio 4K is perfect! DeckLink Studio 4K includes a massive number of analog and digital video connections including SD/HD/Ultra HD 6G-SDI, HDMI 1.4b, SD/HD component, composite, S-video, 4 ch balanced analog audio, 2 ch AES/EBU switchable to 6 ch out, black burst and tri-sync reference input, RS-422 deck control connections, keying in SD and a hardware down converter. Perform editing, paint and broadcast design and more with the ultimate future proof design!

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
  • Analog Video Input: 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x Composite, 1 x S-Video. Component supports HD and SD.
  • Analog Video Output: 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x Composite, 1 x S-Video, 1 x SD-SDI. Component supports HD and SD.
  • HDMI Video Input: 1 x HDMI type A connector
  • HDMI Video Outpu: 1 x HDMI type A connector
  • Analog Audio Input: 4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via 1/4" jack connectors.
  • Analog Audio Output: 4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via 1/4" jack connectors. Channels 3 & 4 can switch to AES/EBU outputs.
  • AES/EBU Audio Input: 2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter.
  • AES/EBU Audio Output: 2 Channels unbalanced. Analog outputs 3 and 4 can switch to AES/EBU outputs for audio 3 & 4 and 5 & 6 output. This provides a total of 6 AES/EBU output audio channels when using this feature.
  • 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 Audio Input: 8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, 4K.
  • HDMI Audio Output: 8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, 4K
  • Sync Input: Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD, 2K or 4K 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 Icon

DaVinci Resolve

Fusion Icon

Fusion

Final Cut Pro Icon

Final Cut Pro X

Premiere Pro Icon

Premiere Pro CC

Avid Media Composer Icon

Avid Media Composer

After Effects Icon

After Effects CC

Avid Pro Tools Icon

Avid Pro Tools

Steinberg Cubase Icon

Steinberg Cubase

Autodesk Smoke Icon

Autodesk Smoke

Photoshop Icon

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
  • 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 10-bit YUV in 4K
  • Multiple Rate support: HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and UHD. 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

  • Colorspace Conversion: Hardware based real time.
  • HD Down Conversion: Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD-SDI on SDI output, SD on SD-SDI, Composite and S-Video outputs 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: 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 Studio 4K
  • SD Card
  • Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control.
  • HDMI bracket

 

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

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