Blackmagic Design Decklink Duo 2

PCIe capture and playback card with 4 independent channels for SD and HD up to 1080p60

Blackmagic Design Decklink Duo 2

Blackmagic Design Decklink Duo 2

PCIe capture and playback card with 4 independent channels for SD and HD up to 1080p60

SKU: BMD-BDLKDUO2

Cat no: 18981

  • SDI Video Input/Output: 4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output
  • SDI Audio Input/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 4 lane, compatible with 4 and 8 lane PCIe slots
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£330.00 (ex vat) £396.00 (incl vat)

Blackmagic Design Decklink Duo 2

PCIe capture and playback card with 4 independent channels for SD and HD up to 1080p60

Featuring 4 independent 3G-SDI connections, DeckLink Duo 2 is a PCIe capture and playback card that supports SDI formats in SD and HD up to 1080p60. You get the flexibility of 4 separate capture or playback cards in one. Plus, it’s completely customizable so it’s perfect for media play-out systems, multi screen digital signage servers, real time multi channel capture systems and more.

Colorspace Conversion
Hardware based real time.

HD Down Conversion
Built in, high quality software down converter from HD to SD on output. Down converted SD selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.

HD Up Conversion
Built in, high quality software up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on input. 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.

Key Features:

  • SDI Video Input/Output: 4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output
  • SDI Audio Input/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 4 lane, compatible with 4 and 8 lane PCIe slots

Product Specification

Connections
SDI Video Input: 2 x 10 bit SD/HD independantly switchable
SDI Video Output: 2 x 10 bit SD/HD independantly switchable
SDI Audio Input: 8 Channels per input, embedded in SD and HD
SDI Audio Output: 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD
Sync Input: 1 x common sync input. Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.
Computer Interface: PCI Express 4 lane, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCIe slots

Standards

HD Format Support: 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60.
SD Format Support: 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC and 525/23.98 NTSC.
SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M and 292M.
Multiple Rate support: SDI video connections are switchable between standard definition and high definition. SDI switches between 270 Mb/s standard definition SDI and 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI
Video Sampling: 4:2:2
Colour Precision: 10 bit
Colour Space: 4:2:2 YUV
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 rate of 48kHz and 24 bit.
Copy Protection: For legal reasons 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: HD to SD on video capture or video playback
HD Up Conversion: SD to 720HD or 1080HD on video capture.
Cross Conversion: 720HD to 1080HD on video capture.
Real Time Effects: Apple Final Cut Pro internal effects in DV, DVCPRO HD, ProRes and uncompressed on Intel Mac OS X. Adobe Premiere Pro internal effects in DV, DVCPRO HD, MJPEG and uncompressed.

Extras
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. Media Express, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Linux.
Firmware Upgrade: Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.
Installation: PCI Express 4 lane, compatible with 4, 8, 16 lane PCI Express slots. Please see the full system requirements for Mac OS X and Windows. Mac OS X systems require an Intel-based Mac Pro computer
Product Warranty: 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

  • DeckLink Duo 2
  • SD card with software and manual

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