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DeckLink 8K Pro

Advanced 8 lane PCI Express capture and playback card for high resolution 8K workflows

Product Code: BMD-BDLKHCPRO8K12G

Suggested Retail Price £515+VAT

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Kit List

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  • Four quad link 12G-SDI connections and works in all SD, HD, Ultra HD, 4K and 8K DCI frame sizes
  • Support for 8 and 10-bit YUV 4:2:2, as well as 10 and 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 with full Rec. 2020 colour
  • Work at up to 60 frames per second in 8K and 120 frames per second in HD and 4K

Connections

  • SDI Video Inputs / Outputs: 4 x bi-directional 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K/8K. Supports single, dual link and quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.
  • SDI Audio Inputs / Outputs: 16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K. 64 Channels embedded in 4K/8K.
  • Sync Input: Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
  • Computer Interface: PCI Express 8 lane generation 3, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots.

Warranty

Warranty information available from Blackmagic Design's website

The ultimate digital cinema capture card.
DeckLink 8K Pro features four quad link 12G-SDI connections and works in all SD, HD, Ultra HD, 4K and 8K DCI frame sizes. You get support for 8 and 10-bit YUV 4:2:2, as well as 10 and 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 with full Rec. 2020 colour.

In addition, you can work at up to 60 frames per second in 8K and 120 frames per second in HD and 4K. The four 12G-SDI connections support 16 channels of embedded audio each, for a total of 64 channels. DeckLink 8K Pro is perfect for the next generation of high resolution, high frame rate and high dynamic range workflows.

DeckLink capture and playback cards are used every day on Hollywood feature films, episodic television programs, music videos, commercials and more! Featuring the latest cutting edge technologies such as 12G-SDI and 8K support, DeckLink cards give you the highest quality video and work with more applications and platforms than any other card. Every DeckLink PCI Express card can be installed in Mac, Windows and Linux based workstations and servers, giving you ultimate flexibility.

Highest Quality Connections

Every DeckLink card features high quality connections so you get pristine video and audio along with compatibility for working with the widest range of professional SDI equipment. DeckLink 8K Pro includes quad link 12G-SDI. All models include Black Burst/Tri-sync reference and serial deck control. The 6G and 12G-SDI cards feature multi rate connections that automatically detect and switch speed for working with all SD, HD and Ultra HD formats. The advanced DeckLink 8K Pro supports additional high resolution DCI formats and higher frame rates.

Use Your Favorite Software

DeckLink cards work with the software you love to use!

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 DaVinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro and News Cutter. For visual effects get full compatibility with Fusion, Nuke, After Effects and Photoshop. For audio, DeckLink cards work with Fairlight audio in DaVinci Resolve, ProTools, Nuendo and Cubase. For streaming, you can use Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Producer.

Windows

Get access to a massive range of windows software! DeckLink supports WDM, DirectShow and QuickTime so you can use applications such as DaVinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer and News Cutter, Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro and more. For visual effects use Fusion, After Effects and Photoshop. Audio software supported includes Nuendo, Cubase and more. 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. They’re designed to work perfectly with DaVinci Resolve for editing, colour correction and professional audio. There’s also a free, well documented SDK that makes it easy for you to develop specific solutions to meet your needs. Blackmagic’s Design Media Express is also available for capture and playback when using DeckLink with Linux operating systems.

Easy streaming using Blackmagic Design capture cards

There’s a streaming solution available that you may not have considered before. It’s easy to install and use, and delivers superb results. It also is pretty inexpensive. While it can get you streaming very quickly, it’s also got the flexibility and functionality to take your productions much further when you’re ready. From Camera to YouTube and Facebook

New launches at ISE 2020

Here's an overview of our vendors exhibiting at ISE 2020. Please call us on +44 (0)1457 851000 if you would like to book a stand tour with one of our manufacturers. BLACKMAGIC DESIGN HALL 3, STAND C140 The Video Assist 12G 5” and 7” monitor recorders are now shipping. The original HD versions were incredibly popular with AV technicians who wanted to verify SDI and HDMI feeds and check waveform levels. For production teams, their 4K HDR capture makes them a superb on-camera SD card recorder. The ATEM Mini is a very small, cost-effective 4 channel HDMI video switcher with streaming output. Great as a portable mixer or a signal switcher, it’s being adopted by everyone from conference producers to AV technicians looking for simple HDMI switching.

Major announcements from Blackmagic Design

Not just some new products and technical updates from Blackmagic Design. No, these are major new products and massive technical updates.

What's new in Desktop Video 11.6

  • Add support for UltraStudio Recorder 3G and UltraStudio Monitor 3G.
  • Fix intermittent fan noise issue on DeckLink Mini Monitor 4K.
  • Fix HDMI playback issue when outputting PsF modes on DeckLink Mini Monitor 4K.

What's new in Desktop Video 11.5.1

New features and fixes for DeckLink 8K Pro:

macOS and Windows only
  • Fix intermittent issue when playing back SD video modes in Media Composer.
All platforms
  • Improve genlock compatibility when using multiple channels.
  • Improve compatibility with SMPTE 425-1 when outputting 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 UHD and 4K DCI signals.
  • Improve compatibility with Sonnet Thunderbolt 3 chassis.
  • Fix issue where captured audio may appear on unintended channels.
  • Fix audio and video input stream time misalignment after a repeated source change.
  • Add support for VANC passthrough during internal keying.

New features and fixes for DeckLink Quad HDMI Recorder:

  • Improve compatibility with PlayStation 4 Pro and Canon DSLR cameras.
  • Fix intermittent issue where some inputs may not be available on startup.
  • Improve support for DVI video modes.
  • Fix issue where captured audio may appear on unintended channels.

New features and fixes for DeckLink Duo 2 and DeckLink Quad 2:

  • Fix issue where captured audio may appear on unintended channels.
  • Add support for VANC passthrough during internal keying.
  • Fix issue with VANC output when pixel format conversion is enabled.
  • General performance and stability improvements for all models.

What's new in Desktop Video 11.5

  • Add HDR support for Adobe Premiere Pro for:
    • UltraStudio 4K Mini
    • UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3
    • DeckLink 8K Pro
    • DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G
    • Avid Artist DNxIQ and Avid Artist DNxID
  • Fix issue in Adobe Premiere Pro that might cause timeline to flash.
  • Fix issue with analog audio level sliders in admin utility on UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3.
  • Improve compatibility with UHD RGB formats on DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K.
  • Fix audio muting issue in Adobe Premiere Pro after moving clips on the timeline during playback.
  • Add ability to recover from failed firmware update for DeckLink PCIe devices.
  • General performance and stability improvements for all models.
  • New feature in Media Express 3.6.1:
    • Add support for Rec. 2020, HLG and PQ in Quicktime files for capture and playback.
  • Desktop Video 11.5 is the last release to support Windows 7.

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