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Decklink Duo 2

PCIe capture and playback card with 4 independent channels for SD and HD up to 1080p60

Product Code: BMD-BDLKDUO2

Suggested Retail Price £395+VAT

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Kit List

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  • PCIe capture and playback card with 4 independent channels for SD and HD up to 1080p60
  • SDI Video Input/Output: 4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output
  • SDI Audio Input/Output: 16 channels embedded in SD and HD
  • Sync Input: Blackburst in SD 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format
  • Computer Interface: PCI Express 4 lane, compatible with 4 and 8 lane PCIe slots
  • Colorspace Conversion
    Hardware based real time
  • HD Down Conversion
    Built in, high quality software down converter from HD to SD on output. Down converted SD selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles
  • HD Up Conversion
    Built in, high quality software up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on input. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 zoom and 16:9 zoom
  • Cross Conversion
    Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD, 1080HD to 720HD on playback
  • Real Time Effects
    Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects

Warranty

Warranty information available from Blackmagic Design's website

Featuring 4 independent 3G-SDI connections, DeckLink Duo 2 is a PCIe capture and playback card that supports SDI formats in SD and HD up to 1080p60. You get the flexibility of 4 separate capture or playback cards in one. Plus, it’s completely customizable so it’s perfect for media play-out systems, multi screen digital signage servers, real time multi channel capture systems and more.

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Blackmagic DeckLink Duo 2: shipping now!

The new DeckLink Duo 2 is a smaller version of the new DeckLink Quad 2 card, released at IBC 2015.

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 Duo 2
  • SD card with software and manual

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