Blackmagic DeckLink Studio 4K

Product SKU: BMD-BDLKSTUDIO4K

Blackmagic DeckLink Studio 4K, Capture and Playback 6G-SDI, HDMI 4K and analogue SD,HD Ultra HD, SD and HD component, composite, S-video

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Blackmagic DeckLink Studio 4K

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Blackmagic Decklink Studio 4K

The Blackmagic DeckLink Studio  4K capture and playback cards are used every day in the production of television commercials, music videos, episodic television programs and Hollywood feature films. With cutting edge technologies built in, you get the highest quality video and maximum reliability. No other capture cards support more applications and more platforms than DeckLink, so you can always work with your favorite software. Every DeckLink PCIe card can be installed in Mac, Windows and Linux based workstations and media servers to give you ultimate flexibility.

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 analogue and digital video connections including SD/HD/Ultra HD 6G-SDI, HDMI 1.4b, SD/HD component, composite, S-video, 4 ch balanced analogue 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 with the ultimate future proof design.

Perfect For Post Production

SD, HD, 3D and Ultra HD 4K

Work with any video format and resolution that you need. Capture from cameras, decks and live feeds directly into editing, effects and design software applications. DeckLink Studio 4K and DeckLink SDI 4K feature high resolution Ultra HD, while 4K Extreme also includes 4:4:4 image quality, 3D stereoscopic for advanced feature film visual effects, editing and colour correction. There are DeckLink models to support either file or tape based workflows to precisely deliver perfect monitoring in editing and grading suites using professional SDI monitors, HDMI televisions and even video projectors.

Unrivalled Video Quality

DeckLink lets you work with compressed video formats such as ProRes and DNxHD as well as 10-bit uncompressed video. When working with uncompressed video, all images are a mathematically perfect pixel-for-pixel clone of the source, without any generational loss, so you have the confidence you’re working at the absolute highest quality possible. Get sharper keying with green screens, cleaner compositions, superior colour correction and more. Support for industry leading file formats ensures that you can maintain high quality throughout post production should you need to use video compression.

Advanced Technology

Get the latest 6G-SDI technology so you can capture and playback in full resolution Ultra HD video, while remaining fully compatible with all SD and HD-SDI equipment. That’s 4 times the resolution of regular 1080 HD video at a massive 3840 x 2160 image size.

DeckLink Studio 4K is exceptionally well featured. It includes a massive number of analogue and digital video connections (SD to UltraHD 6G-SDI, HDMI 1.4b, SD/HD component, composite, S-video, 4 channel balanced analog audio, 2 channel AES/EBU switchable to 6 channel out, black burst and tri-sync reference input, RS-422 deck control connections, keying in SD and a hardware down converter.

Blackmagic DeckLink Studio 4K Features

Capture and playback 6G-SDI, HDMI 4K and analogue in SD, HD and Ultra HD

Capture from cameras, decks and live feeds directly into editing, effects and design software applications

RS422 deck control

Internal keying and reference input

Mac, Windows and Linux compatible

Media Express is included

What’s In The Box

  • Blackmagic DeckLink Studio 4K
  • SD card
  • Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control.
  • HDMI bracket
SDI Video Inputs

1 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 6G 4:2:2 and 3G 4:4:4.

SDI Video Outputs

1 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 6G 4:2:2 and 3G 4:4:4.

Analog Video Inputs

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x Composite, 1 x S-Video. Component supports HD and SD.

Analog Video Outputs

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x Composite, 1 x S-Video, 1 x SD-SDI. Component supports HD and SD.

Analog Audio Inputs

4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via 1/4 inch jack connectors.

Analog Audio Outputs

4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via 1/4 inch jack connectors. Channels 3 & 4 can switch to AES/EBU outputs.

AES/EBU Audio Inputs

2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter.

AES/EBU Audio Outputs

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 Inputs

16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD.

SDI Audio Outputs

16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD.

HDMI Video Inputs

1 x HDMI type A connector.

HDMI Video Outputs

1 x HDMI type A connector.

HDMI Audio Inputs

8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, 4K.

HDMI Audio Outputs

8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, 4K

Sync Input

Tri-Sync or Black Burst.

Device Control

Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 4 lane generation 2, compatible with 4,8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots.

Supported Codecs

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, DNxHR & DNxHD, 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 Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS and Windows. Media Express, 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 generation 2, compatible with 4, 8, 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS, Windows and Linux. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve, Fusion, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects CC, Avid Pro Tools, Steinberg Cubase, Autodesk Smoke, Adobe Photoshop CC

Other supported applications include:

The Foundry Nuke, Grass Valley Edius, Steinberg Nuendo, Sony Catalyst Production Suite, Tools On Air Just: Play & Live & In, Softron MovieRecorder & MReplay, Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder, Telestream Wirecast, Livestream Producer, Resolume Arena, Magix Vegas Pro & Movie Edit Pro Premium, Corel VideoStudio Pro, CyberLink PowerDirector, Vidblaster X & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay One & CG, CasparCG Server, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster, DevTek Easy Media Suite, Metus Ingest, Boinx Software MimoLive, Cinegy Capture Pro, vMix Live, Renewed Vision ProPresenter, Ventuz Director, Class X Liveboard & Coral CG, Glookast Capturer, Open Broadcaster Software Studio, Nautilus NEMO3D.

SD Video Standards

525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL

HD Video Standards

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

2K Video Standards (SDI Only)

2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p

Ultra HD Video Standards

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30

4K Video Standards

4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p* * SDI Only

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M, SMPTE 2081, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.

SDI Video Sampling

4:2:2, 4:4:4* *4K is 4:2:2.

SDI Color Precision

8, 10-bit RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to 1080p25 2K DCI, 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes.

HDMI Video Sampling

4:4:4, 4:2:2 & 4:2:0

HDMI Color Precision

10-bit RGB HD 10-bit YUV in HD and 4K

HDMI Configuration

HDMI 1.4b. Automatically configures to connected display.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24 bit.

Color Precision

10-bit

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel up to 4K resolutions.

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.

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

DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Adobe Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time.

Operating Systems

Mac 10.13 High Sierra, Mac 10.14 Mojave or later. Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit. Linux

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer\'s Warranty.

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