Capture and Playback Hardware

DeckLink Studio 4K

Blackmagic Design
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DeckLink Studio 4K

Capture and playback 6G-SDI, HDMI 4K and analogue in SD, HD and Ultra HD

Product Code: BMD-BDLKSTUDIO4K

Suggested Retail Price £475+VAT

Where to buy

Stock status: In Stock; available from resellers

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DeckLink Studio 4K is exceptionally well featured. It includes a massive number of analogue and digital video connections (SD to UltraHD 6G-SDI, HDMI 1.4b, SD/HD component, composite, S-video, 4 channel balanced analog audio, 2 channel AES/EBU switchable to 6 channel out, black burst and tri-sync reference input, RS-422 deck control connections, keying in SD and a hardware down converter.

  • 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

Warranty

Warranty information available from Blackmagic Design's website

Technology Guides

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.

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.

Blackmagic launches 10 new products at NAB 2014

Blackmagic launches 10 new products at NAB 2014

What's new in Desktop Video 11.2

  • Add support for keying in Adobe Character Animator.
  • Ensure device name is always displayed in Windows Device Manager.
  • Fix intermittent driver loading issue on Fedora 28.
  • General performance and stability improvements for all models.

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.

Download the latest Firmware and Software

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

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