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DeckLink Studio 4K

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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

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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.

Technology Guides


  • 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

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.

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.

Blackmagic launches 10 new products at NAB 2014

Blackmagic launches 10 new products at NAB 2014

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.

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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