Blackmagic Design Decklink Studio 4K

High performance capture cards

Blackmagic Design Decklink Studio 4K

Blackmagic Design Decklink Studio 4K

High performance capture cards

SKU: BMD-BDLKSTUDIO4K

Cat no: 10273

  • 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
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£396.00 (ex vat) £475.20 (incl vat)

Blackmagic Design Decklink Studio 4K


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.

DeckLink Studio 4K
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.

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 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 SDI 4K, DeckLink Studio 4K and DeckLink 4K Extreme include 6G-SDI as standard while the advanced DeckLink 4K Extreme model includes dual 6G-SDI inputs and outputs for higher colour resolution, dual stream 3D stereoscopic support and even higher frame rates! DeckLink 4K Extreme is the perfect choice for DaVinci Resolve colour correction.

Key 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

Product Specification


 
 Connections
 SDI Video Input  1 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 6 Gb/s 4:2:2 and 3 Gb/s 4:4:4
 SDI Video Output  1 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 6 Gb/s 4:2:2 and 3 Gb/s 4:4:4
 Analog Video Input  1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x Composite, 1 x S-Video. Component supports HD and SD.
 Analog Video Output  1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x Composite, 1 x S-Video, 1 x SD-SDI. Component supports HD and SD.
 HDMI Video Input  1 x HDMI type A connector
 HDMI Video Output  1 x HDMI type A connector
 Analog Audio Input  4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via 1/4" jack connectors.
 Analog Audio Output  4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via 1/4" jack connectors. Channels 3 & 4 can switch to AES/EBU outputs.
 AES/EBU Audio Input  2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter.
 AES/EBU Audio Output  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 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, HD, 4K.
 HDMI Audio Output  8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, 4K
 Sync Input  Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD, 2K or 4K format.
 Device Control  Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.
 Computer Interface  PCI Express 4 lane generation 1, compatible with 4,8 and 16 lane PCIe Slots.
 
 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 System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Media Express, Blackmagic Control Panel 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 1, compatible with 4, 8, 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. 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, Audodesk 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, 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  625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 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 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, 4096 x 2160p23.98, 4096 x 2160p24, 4096 x 2160p25.
 SDI Compliance  SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M 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.
 Audio Sampling  Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24 bit.
 Video Sampling  4:2:2 and 4:4:4 (4K is 4:2:2)
 Colour Precision  10-bit
 Colour Space  REC 601, REC 709
 HDMI Configuration  HDMI automatically configures to connected display.
 HDMI Resolution  Pixel for pixel up to 4K resolutions.
 HDMI Colour Precision  10-bit RGB in HD
10-bit YUV in 4K
 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.
 
 Processing
 Colourspace Conversion  Hardware based real time.
 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  Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer™ internal effects. DaVinci Resolve.
 
 Operating Systems
 Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
 Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
 Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan on later.
 Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.
 Linux

 EMC Certifications
 FCC, CE and C-Tick

 Physical Specifications
 Length  140.9 mm
 
 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 Studio 4K
 SD Card
 Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control
 HDMI bracket

 Warranty
 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty

This product includes:

  • Decklink Studio 4K
  • SD Card
  • Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control
  • HDMI bracket

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