Blackmagic Design Decklink Quad 2 Hero
Blackmagic Design Decklink Quad 2 Connectors
  • SKU: BDLKDVQD2

Blackmagic Design Decklink Quad 2

$1,332.00
  • Vendor: Blackmagic Design
  • Product Type: Capture & Playback

*Requires special cabling

DeckLink Quad 2 features 8 independent SDI capture and playback channels in a single card! Fully compatible with the previous 4 channel model, this new model also allows 4 independent capture and playback channels but now also includes 4 extra channels that developers can use for configuring the card in any combination of up to 8 capture or 8 playback channels. This means DeckLink Quad 2 allows each of the 8 3G-SDI BNC connectors to switch direction between capture or playback in SD and HD up to 1080p60 and as a complete independent channel.

The world's highest performance capture cards for Mac, Windows and Linux

DeckLink 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!

Perfect for Post Production SD, HD, 3D and Ultra HD!

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 DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G and DeckLink 4K Pro also includes dual link 12G-SDI, 2160p60 support, 4:4:4 image quality, 3D stereoscopic for advanced feature film visual effects, editing and color 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.

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Select Your Favorite Model

There’s a perfect DeckLink model for every job! The high performance DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G and DeckLink 4K Pro features the latest advanced 12G technology for Ultra HD running at a massive 60 frames a second with separate fill and key links, Dual Link multi rate 12G-SDI, HDMI 4K, 4:4:4, stereoscopic 3D and super fast 8 lane PCIe Gen 2. DeckLink Studio 4K is great when you need lots of analog connections as well as multi rate 6G-SDI connections and DeckLink SDI is the perfect SDI only design with multi rate 6G-SDI connections. All these models of the DeckLink 4K family support capture and playback of SD, HD or Ultra HD video with support for embedded SDI audio so you get full compatibly with all your equipment!

Highest Quality Connections

Every DeckLink card features the highest quality connections so you get pristine video and audio quality and can connect to the widest range of professional SDI equipment. DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G includes Dual Link 12G-SDI, HDMI 4K, analog video, as well as 2 channels of AES/EBU audio and 2 channels of balanced analog audio in and out. DeckLink Studio 4K includes 6G-SDI, HDMI 1.4b, analog component, S-Video, composite video, 2 channels of AES/EBU audio and 4 channels of balanced analog audio in and out. You also get a down converted SD output. DeckLink SDI 4K is perfect for high quality 10 bit SDI use only. All models include black burst/tri-sync reference and serial deck control. All DeckLink 4K models switch between SD and HD and Ultra HD, while the advanced DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G and DeckLink 4K Pro support DCI 4K and other high frame rate feature film formats!

For Further information check out the Blackmagic Design website

Connections SDI Video Input: 8 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independantly configurable as either Input or Output
SDI Video Output: 8 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independantly configurable as either Output or Input
SDI Audio Input: 16 channels embedded in SD and HD
SDI Audio Output: 16 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 format.
Computer Interface: PCI Express 8 lane, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCIe slots.
Codecs Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, HEVC, 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 Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Windows 8 and Windows 10. 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 8 lane, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows 8, Windows 10 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
Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer
After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo
Photoshop CC
Other supported applications include: Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, 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, 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: 525/29.97 NTSC, 625/25 PAL
HD Format Support: 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M A/B
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 and closed captioning.
Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
Video Sampling: 4:2:2, 4:4:4
Color Precision: 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 and 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4
Color Space: REC 601, REC 709
Processing Colorspace ConversionHardware based real time
HD Down Conversion: Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD to SD down converted signal on configured secondary output. Down converted SD 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 zoom and 16:9 zoom
Cross Conversion: Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD, 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.
Operating Systems Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, macOS 10.12 Sierra, macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later. Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit. Linux
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 Quad 2
Software SD Card
Warranty 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty

*Specifications Correct at time of Publication

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