Blackmagic Design Decklink 4k Extreme 12G

12G-SDI Capture Card

Blackmagic Design Decklink 4k Extreme 12G

Blackmagic Design Decklink 4k Extreme 12G

12G-SDI Capture Card

SKU: BMD-BDLKHDEXTR4K12G

Cat no: 13952

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Blackmagic Design Decklink 4k Extreme 12G


The ultimate digital cinema capture card featuring two full frame DCI 4K inputs and outputs via 12G-SDI. You get dual link multi rate 12G-SDI connections that work with SD, HD and Ultra HD even in Ultra HD 60p, as well as full frame DCI 4K at 4096 x 2160 resolution up to 60p. Capture 10-bit YUV or full colour bandwidth 12-bit RGB. Includes AES/EBU audio, up, down and cross conversion, plus built in 3D stereoscopic output at full bandwidth 4:4:4:4 RGB. No other capture and playback card supports more video formats and video connections.

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 4K Extreme 12G features high resolution Ultra HD and also includes dual link 12G-SDI, 2160p60 support, 4:4:4 image quality, 3D stereoscopic for advanced feature film visual effects, editing and colour correction.

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, analogue video, as well as 2 channels of AES/EBU audio and 2 channels of balanced analogue audio in and out, black burst/tri-sync reference and serial deck control. DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G switches between SD and HD and Ultra HD and supports DCI 4K and other high frame rate feature film formats.

Unrivaled 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, 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. Should you need to use compression, support for industry leading file formats ensures that you can maintain the highest quality throughout post production.

Advanced Technology

Get the latest 6G-SDI and 12G-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 4K Extreme 12G includes Dual Link 12G-SDI connections for higher colour resolution, dual stream 3D stereoscopic support and frame rates up to Ultra HD 60p. DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G is the perfect choice for DaVinci Resolve editing and color correction. 

  • 2 full frame DCI 4K inputs and outputs via 12G-SDI
  • Dual link multi rate 12G-SDI connections that work with SD, HD and Ultra HD even in Ultra HD 60p
  • SDI Video Input: 2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single link and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4:4 and 2D/3D switchable
  • SDI Video Output: 2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single link and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4:4 and 2D/3D switchable
  • Analogue Video Input/Output: 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video and Composite. Component supports HD and SD
  • Analogue Audio Input/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/Output: 16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD
  • HDMI Video Input/Output: HDMI type A connector with support for Ultra HD 4K 60p in 4:2:0
  • HDMI Audio Input/Output: 8 Channels embedded in SD, HD and Ultra HD 4K
  • Sync Input: Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format
  • Device Control: Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control
  • Computer Interface: PCI Express 8 lane Gen 2, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCIe with HDMI mezzanine card

Product Specification


 
 Connections
 SDI Video Input  2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.
 SDI Video Output  2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.
 Analog Video Input  1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.
 Analog Video Output  1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video and Composite. Component supports HD and SD.
 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 SD/HD/2K/4K.
 SDI Audio Output  16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.
 HDMI Video Input  HDMI type A connector with support for 2160p60.
 HDMI Video Output  HDMI type A connector with support for 2160p60.
 HDMI Audio Input  8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.
 HDMI Audio Output  8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.
 Sync Input  Black burst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.
 Device Control  Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control port. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.
 Computer Interface  PCI Express 8 lane Gen 2, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCIe with HDMI or SDI mezzanine card.
 
 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 Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Media Express, Blackmagic Desktop Video 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 generation 2, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows 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, Premier Pro CC, Avid Media Composer, After Effects CC, Avid Pro Tools, Steinberg Cubase, Autodesk Smoke, Photoshop CC.
 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 Live 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  1280 x 720p50, 1280 x 720p59.94, 1280 x 720p60, 1920 x 1080i50, 1920 x 1080i59.94, 1920 x 1080i60, 1920 x 1080PsF23.98, 1920 x 1080PsF24, 1920 x 1080PsF25, 1920 x 1080PsF29.97, 1920 x 1080PsF30, 1920 x 1080p23.98, 1920 x 1080p24, 1920 x 1080p25, 1920 x 1080p29.97, 1920 x 1080p30, 1920 x 1080p50, 1920 x 1080p59.94, 1920 x 1080p60.
 2K Format Support  2048 x 1080PsF23.98, 2048 x 1080PsF24, 2048 x 1080PsF25, 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, 3840 x 2160p50, 3840 x 2160p59.94, 3840 x 2160p60, 4096 x 2160p23.98, 4096 x 2160p24, 4096 x 2160p25.
 SDI Compliance  SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M level A, SMPTE 425M level B, SMPTE 435, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.
 SDI Metadata Support  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.
 SDI Video Sampling  4:2:2, 4:4:4 and 4:4:4:4.
 SDI Colour Precision  8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 and 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in HD, 2K and 4K.
 Colour Space  REC 601, REC 709
 HDMI Configuration  HDMI 2.0 supports Deep Color and automatically configures to connected display.
 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.
 
 Processing
 Ultra HD Down Conversion  Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs Ultra HD to HD or HD to SD downconverted signal on SDI B and SD on Composite and S-Video. 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 zoom and 16:9 zoom.
 HD Cross Conversion  Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD, 1080HD to 720HD on playback.
 Real Time Effects  DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.
 Colourspace Conversion  Hardware based real time on output.
 3D Processing  Dual stream and frame packed capture and playback.
 
 Operating Systems
 Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
 Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
 Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.
 Windows 8.1 or WIndows 10.
 Linux

 Environmental Specifications
 Operating Temperature  5° to 40° C (41° to 104° F)
 Storage Temperature  -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
 Relative Humidity  0% to 90% non-condensing
 
 Physical Specifications
 Length  170 mm
 Weight  300 g

 What's Included
 DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G
 HDMI mezzanine card
 SD card containing Blackmagic software driver
 SD card containing DaVinci Resolve
 Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control.
 External power cable

 Warranty
 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

This product includes:

  • DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G
  • HDMI mezzanine card
  • SD card containing Blackmagic software driver
  • SD card containing DaVinci Resolve
  • Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control.
  • External power cable

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