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Blackmagic Design (BMD-BDLKHDEXTR4K12G) DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G Digital Cinema Capture Card. Decklink 4K Extreme 12G
The high performance DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G features the latest advanced video technology including 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 
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.


Blackmagic Desktop Video 10.10 Update
Desktop Video 10.10 SDK provides developer support for Desktop Video 10.10,...
Included in box

 

  • DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G card
  • HDMI mezzanine card
  • SD card
  • Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control.

About the Decklink 4K Extreme 12G

Decklink 4K Extreme 12G

The high performance DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G features the latest advanced video technology including 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 

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.


Blackmagic Desktop Video 10.10 Update

Desktop Video 10.10 SDK provides developer support for Desktop Video 10.10, that allows updating of hardware control and software interfaces for Desktop Video products.

What's new in Desktop Video 10.10:

  • Fix intermittent installation issue on macOS High Sierra preventing devices from being detected upon restart
  • Ensure Desktop Video Utility settings are recalled after restart for some devices
  • Fix occasional issue with DeckLink Quad where a sub-device may not be seen after restarting the computer 
  • Fix color shift when recording MJPEG files in Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Correct issue with DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G where pass-through video during capture was distorted for some pixel formats
  • Ensure very long captures greater than 10 days in duration complete successfully General performance and stability improvements 

Please click here for updates.



CONNECTIONS
SDI Video Input2 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 Output2 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 Input1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S- Video and Composite. Component supports HD and SD.
Analog Video Output1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video and Composite. Component supports HD and SD.
Analog Audio Input2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.
Analog Audio Output2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.
AES/EBU Audio Input2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter.
AES/EBU Audio Output2 Channels unbalanced.
SDI Audio Input16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD.
SDI Audio Output16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD.
HDMI Video InputHDMI type A connector with support for Ultra HD 4K 60p in 4:2:0.
HDMI Video OutputHDMI type A connector with support for Ultra HD 4K 60p in 4:2:0.
HDMI Audio Input8 Channels embedded in SD, HD and Ultra HD 4K.
HDMI Audio Output8 Channels embedded in SD, HD and Ultra HD 4K.
Sync InputBlackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.
Device ControlSony™ compatible RS422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.
Computer InterfacePCI Express 8 lane Gen 2, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCIe with HDMI 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, Uncompressed 12-bit 4:4:4.
SOFTWARE
Software IncludedMedia 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 UpgradeFirmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.
Physical InstallationPCI 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
Supported Apple Final Cut Pro X
Adobe® Premiere Pro® CC
Avid Media Composer
After Effects® CC
Nuke - The Foundry
DaVinci Resolve
Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase
Autodesk Smoke
Photoshop® CC
Other Supported Applications Include: 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 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 Support625/50i PAL, 525/59.94i NTSC
HD Format Support720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080p50, 1080i59.94, 1080p59.94, 1080i60, 1080p60.
2K Format Support2048 x 1080PsF23.98, 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080PsF24, 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080PsF25, 2048 x 1080p25, 2048 x 1080p47.95, 2048 x 1080p48, 2048 x 1080p50, 2048 x 1080p59.94, 2048 x 1080p60
4K Format Support3840x2160p23.98, 3840x2160p24, 3840x2160p25, 3840x2160p29.97, 3840x2160p30, 3840x2160p50, 3840x2160p59.94, 3840x2160p60.
4096x2160p23.98, 4096x2160p24, 4096x2160p25, 4096x2160p29.97, 4096 x 2160p30, 4096x2160p50, 4096x2160p59.94, 4096x2160p60
SDI ComplianceSMPTE 435, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 372M, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.
SDI Metadata SupportVANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188. Closed captioning.
Audio SamplingTelevision standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24-bit.
SDI Video Sampling4:2:2, 4:4:4 and 4:4:4:4
SDI Colour Precision8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 and 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in HD, 2K and 4K.
Colour SpaceREC 601, REC 709
HDMI ConfigurationHDMI 1.4b supports Deep Color and automatically configures to connected display.
Multiple Rate SupportHDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and 4K. Component analog video connections are switchable between SD and HD.
Copy ProtectionHDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.
PROCESSING
Colourspace ConversionHardware based real time on output.
3D ProcessingDual stream and frame packed capture & playback.
HD Down ConversionBuilt 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 ConversionBuilt 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 outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI and component analog.
HD Cross ConversionBuilt-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD, 1080HD to 720HD on playback.
Real Time EffectsApple Final Cut Pro internal effects. Adobe Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects. DaVinci Resolve.
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Mac Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later.
Windows Windows 7 64-bit or Windows 8 64-bit.
Linux Compatible
ENVIRONMENT
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
PHYSICAL SPECS
Depth 170mm
Weight 300g

Perfect for Post Production

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 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.

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 supports DCI 4K and other high frame rate feature film formats.

Unrivalled 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 color 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 SDI 4K and the DeckLink Studio 4K include 6G-SDI, while the advanced DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G includes Dual Link 12G-SDI connections for higher color 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.

Use Your Favourite Software

MAC OS X - No other capture and playback cards are supported by more software applications for Mac OS X. Get drivers that work with fantastic editing software such as Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro® CC, Symphony and News Cutter. For visual effects get full compatibility with After Effects® CC, Nuke and Photoshop® CC. For audio get compatibility with ProTools, Nuendo and Cubase. For streaming use Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster.

WINDOWS - For Windows you get access to a massive range of software because DeckLink supports WDM, DirectShow and QuickTime! For editing you can use Avid Media Composer, Avid News Cutter, Adobe® Premiere Pro® CC, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio, CyberLink Power Director and MAGIX Video Pro. For visual effects use After Effects® CC, The Foundry Nuke and Photoshop® CC. Audio software supported includes Steinberg Nuendo and Cubase. When streaming you get compatibility with Flash Media Encoder, Xsplit Broadcaster, Wirecast and Livestream Procaster.

LINUX - DeckLink cards are open standard capture cards and are perfect for the development of Linux based video applications. The availability of a free, well documented SDK makes it easy for you to develop specific solutions to meet your needs, or to work with solutions that have been developed by others. Blackmagic’s Design Media Express is also available for capture and playback when using DeckLink with Linux operating systems.

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