Capture and Playback Hardware

DeckLink Duo 2 Mini

Blackmagic Design
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DeckLink Duo 2 Mini

Compact, multi channel PCI Express capture and playback card that supports all SD and HD formats up to 1080p60

Product Code: BMD-BDLKDUO2LP

Suggested Retail Price £395+VAT

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Kit List

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  • Compact, multi channel PCI Express capture and playback card that supports all SD and HD formats up to 1080p60
  • Features 4 independent mini 3G-SDI connections
  • You get the flexibility of 4 separate capture or playback cards in one
  • Completely customizable so it’s perfect for media play-out systems, multi screen digital signage servers, real time multi channel capture systems and more

Connections

  • SDI Video Inputs 4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output.
  • SDI Video Outputs 4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output.
  • SDI Audio Inputs 16 channels embedded in SD and HD.
  • SDI Audio Outputs 16 channels embedded in SD and HD.
  • Sync Input Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
  • Computer Interface PCI Express 4 lane generation 2, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots.

Supported Codecs

AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, HEVC, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, DNxHR & DNxHD, 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

Warranty

Warranty information available from Blackmagic Design's website

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 11.1

  • Add support for new DeckLink Quad HDMI Recorder.
  • Enable multi-channel configuration on the DeckLink 8K Pro from within Setup Utility.
  • General performance and stability improvements for all models.

New features and fixes on the DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G:

  • Add HDMI timecode support.
  • Improve 2Kp23 DCI output on HDMI.
  • Fix issue where quad-link SDI input or output may be distorted.
  • Fix issue where 3D RGB signals over HDMI may sometimes display incorrectly.
  • Improve compatibility when capturing from Sony Playstation 4.
  • Add Rec. 2020 colorspace support.
  • Add support for HDR metadata packing (ST2108-1), HLG and PQ transfer characteristics (ST2082-10) on SDI.
  • Add support for HDR HLG transfer characteristic on HDMI.
  • Add support for 4Kp25 DCI playback on HDMI.

What's new in Desktop Video 11.0

New features on DeckLink 8K Pro:

  • Add support for up to 4 independent I/O channels via the DeckLink SDK.
  • Add support for extra frame rates including 47.95 and 48 fps.
  • Add support for quad-link Sample Interleave signals in UHD and 4K DCI modes.
  • Add support for HDR metadata packing (ST2108-1), HLG and PQ transfer characteristics (ST2082-10).
  • Add support for synchronized capture and playback.

Fixes on UltraStudio HD Mini:

  • Fix issue where audio meters would not update when using a Teranex Mini Smart Panel.

Fixes on all models:

  • General performance and stability improvements.

New features and improvements in Media Express 3.5.8:

  • Ensure video captured with drop-frame timecode is detected correctly in Adobe Premiere Pro CC.

What's new in Desktop Video 10.11.2

  • Improve input signal stability with NTSC reference on DeckLink Duo 2.
  • Fix audio corruption issue during capture with DeckLink Duo 2 and DeckLink Quad 2.
  • Enable option to ignore Video Payload ID when capturing 3D video modes on DeckLink 8K Pro.
  • Improve compatibility when capturing audio from Mini Converter UpDownCross on DeckLink Duo 2.
  • Fix issue in Adobe Premiere Pro CC where audio waveform displays would occasionally blink.
  • Ensure option to output quad link SDI is displayed for all quad link capable devices.
  • Address issue affecting playback of 3D dual link SDI video modes.
  • Fix playback issue using DeckLink SDI Micro.
  • Improve stability using DaVinci Resolve 15 Beta on macOS.
  • General performance and stability improvements for all models.

Download the latest Firmware and Software

  • DeckLink Duo 2 Mini
  • SD card with software and manual

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