Blackmagic Design – DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G

Blackmagic Design
SKU: BMD-BDLKHDEXTR4K Brand:

£679.50 ex.Vat £815.40 inc.Vat

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Blackmagic Design – DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G, Key Features: 

  • Support for 4K and UltraHD resolution via single HDMI connection in and out
  • Dual Stream 3D Capture and 4K Playback via SDI
  • Built-in Up, Down and Cross Converter
  • HD Extreme operates up to HD-SDI 4:4:4 quality
  • Built-in Hardware Down-Converter
  • Real time effects supported in Apple Final Cut Pro™ and Adobe Premiere Pro™
  • True 10 bit and 8 bit

 

Product Description

DeckLink 4K Extreme features a high-performance design for working in the highest film quality. Get 4 times the resolution of 1080 HD with full Ultra HD 4K capture and playback using 6G-SDI and HDMI 4K support. DeckLink 4K Extreme includes single and dual channel SDI connections for both regular 2D and 3D stereoscopic workflows as well as full resolution colour RGB 4:4:4 capture and playback. Includes dual link 6G-SDI, HDMI 3D/4K and analogue component, composite, S-video connections. Work in SD, HD and Ultra HD 4K. Also includes AES and analogue balanced audio, 16 channel SDI audio, genlock, deck control, broadcast quality up, down and cross conversion, plus built-in SD/HD internal keyer.

Connections

  • SDI Video Input
    • 2 x 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
    • 2 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K and 2D/3D switchable. Supports 3 Gb/s and 6Gb/s single link 4:2:2/4:4:4 and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4.
  • Analog Video Input
    • 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or Composite. The component supports HD and SD.
  • Analog Video Output
    • 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video and Composite. The component supports HD and SD.
  • HDMI Video Input
    • 1 x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing support and Ultra HD 4K support.
  • HDMI Video Output
    • 1 x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing and 4K monitoring support.
  • Analog Audio Input
    • 2 Channels of professional balanced analogue audio via XLR connectors.
  • Analog Audio Output
    • 2 Channels of professional balanced analogue 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 RS422 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

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 2, compatible with 4, 8, 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. Mac OS X systems require a Mac Pro computer. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements

Formats & Support

  • 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
    • 3840x2160p23.98, 3840x2160p24, 3840x2160p25, 3840x2160p29.97, 3840x2160p30, 4096x2160p23.98, 4096x2160p24, 4096x2160p25, 4096x2160p29.97.
  • 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.
  • Audio Sampling
    • A television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24 bit.
  • Video Sampling
    • 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 (4K is 4:2:2)
  • Color Precision
    • 10-bit
  • Color Space
    • REC 601, REC 709
  • HDMI Configuration
    • HDMI automatically configures to a 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 analogue 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

  • 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 analogue video to Component and choose HD or SD output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and centre 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 pillar box, 14:9 pillar box and 16:9 zoom. HD outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI and component analogue.
  • 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.

 

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 4K Extreme
  • Software CD
  • Breakout cable for analogue and RS-422 control.
  • HDMI bracket

Warranty

  • 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

 

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