Blackmagic Design DeckLink 4K Extreme Capture & Playback Card

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Blackmagic Design DeckLink 4K Extreme Capture & Playback Card

The Blackmagic Design DeckLink 4K Extreme Capture & Playback Card features two SDI inputs supporting 6G and 3G capability, assignable in the Blackmagic Control Panel. With all the latest firmware updates installed, you can ingest DCI 4K, 4:2:2, or UHD 4K, YUV, 4:2:2 by single-link 6G-SDI. The second input shuts off in this setup. DCI 4K, 4:2:2 can also be ingested via the HDMI input with the latest firmware installed.

With 3G-SDI assigned, you can ingest single-link, 1080p, RGB, 4:4:4; and with HD-SDI assigned, you can ingest single-link 1080p, 4:2:2, or dual-link, 1080p, 4:4:4. You can also use the SDI inputs for dual-channel 2D/3D stereoscopic workflows.

The remaining connections include two SDI outputs, an HDMI output, and Component, Composite, S-Video, XLR, RS-422, and genlock on an included breakout cable. The card also features an internal SD/HD keyer and broadcast-quality up/down/cross conversion. DeckLink 4K Extreme is compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux based workstations and media servers and supports a comprehensive list of software (please see below).

Key Features
- PCIe I/O card compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux based workstations and servers 
- DCI 4K, 4:2:2, or UHD 4K, YUV, 4:2:2 by single-link 6G-SDI 
- DCI 4K, 4:2:2 by HDMI 
- 1080p, RGB, 4:4:4 by single-link 3G-SDI 
- 1080p, 4:2:2 by single-link HD-SDI 
- 1080p, 4:4:4 by dual-link HD-SDI 
- Dual-channel 2D/3D stereoscopic by SDI 
- Component, Composite, S-Video, XLR, RS-422, and genlock on an included breakout cable 
- Internal SD/HD keyer 
- Broadcast-quality up/down/cross conversion
SDI Video Input 2x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K and 2D/3D switchable 
Supports 3 Gb/s and 6 Gb/s single link 4:2:2/4:4:4 and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4
SDI Video Output 2x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K and 2D/3D switchable 
Supports 3 Gb/s and 6 Gb/s single link 4:2:2/4:4:4 and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4
Analog Video Input 1x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or Composite 
Component supports HD and SD
Analog Video Output 1x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video and Composite 
Component supports HD and SD
HDMI Video Input 1x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing support and Ultra HD 4K support
HDMI Video Output 1x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing and 4K monitoring support
Analog Audio Input 2 channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors
Analog Audio Output 2 channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors
AES/EBU Audio Input 2 channels unbalanced with sample rate converter
AES/EBU Audio Output 2 channels unbalanced
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 and HD
HDMI Audio Output 8 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 or 2K format
Device Control Sony compatible RS-422 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 PCIe Slots
SD Format Support 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC and 525/23.98 NTSC
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), 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
Supported Applications Apple Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, Nuke - The Foundry, DaVinci Resolve, Avid Pro Tools, Steinberg Cubase, Autodesk Smoke, Adobe Photoshop, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in / live:cut / just:play / just:live, Softron OnTheAir / MovieRecorder / 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, Vidcaster Pro / Studio / Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Harris Infocaster
SD Format Support 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC, and 525/23.98 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 1556PsF23.98, 2048 x 1556PsF24, 2048 x 1556PsF25, 2048 x 1556p23.98, 2048 x 1556p24 and 2048 x 1556p25
4K Format Support 3840 x 2160p23.98, 3840 x 2160p24, 3840 x 2160p25, 3840 x 2160p29.97, 3840 x 2160p30, 3840 x 2160p50 (output only), 3840 x 2160p59.94 (output only), 3840 x 2160p60 (output only), 4096 x 2160p23.98, 4096 x 2160p24, 4096 x 2160p25 (SDI only)
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 372M, 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
Sampling Video: 
4:2:2 and 4:4:4 (4K is 4:2:2 only) 

Audio: 
Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24 bit
Color Precision SDI: 
8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to 2K DCI 25p and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes (12-bit RGB is output only) 

HDMI: 
8 and 10-bit (Deep Color) 
(10-bit RGB in HD capture only; 10-bit YUV in HD and 4K)
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
Multiple Rate Support HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and 4K 
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
Colorspace Conversion Hardware based real time
3D Processing Dual stream and frame packed capture & playback
HD Down Conversion Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD-SDI on SDI A output, SD-SDI on SDI B output and Composite and S-Video 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 Built-in, high quality hardware up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on playback. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 pillarbox and 16:9 zoom. HD outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI and component analog.
Cross Conversion Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD and 1080HD to 720HD on playback
Real Time Effects Apple Final Cut Pro internal effects 
Adobe Premiere Pro Mercury Playback Engine effects 
Avid Media Composer internal effects DaVinci Resolve
Operating Systems Supported Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later 
Windows 7 or Windows 8 
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 X, Windows and Linux
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature -4 to 113°F (-20 to 45°C)
Relative Humidity 0 to 90% non-condensing
Dimensions Depth: 6.38" (16.2 cm)
Weight 6.7 oz (190 g)
Package Weight 1.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.0 x 5.8 x 2.8"