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2x 12G-SDI in and out, supports SD, HD up to 1080p60, 2K, Ultra HD and up to DCI 4K at 4096 x 2160 resolution at 60 frames per second.
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HDMI 4K in and out, supports SD and HD formats up to 1080p60.
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Component analog in and out, supports SD and HD formats up to 1080p60, s-video and composite.
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Includes free developer SDK for Windows, Mac and Linux and free Media Express capture and playback software for Windows, Mac and Linux.
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3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty
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Blackmagic Design's DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G is the ultimate digital cinema capture card featuring two full frame DCI 4K inputs and outputs via 12G-SDI! You get dual link multi rate 12G-SDI connections that work with SD, HD and Ultra HD even in Ultra HD 60p, as well as full frame DCI 4K at 4096 x 2160 resolution up to 60p! Capture 10-bit YUV or full color bandwidth 12-bit RGB. Includes AES/EBU audio, up, down and cross conversion, plus built in 3D stereoscopic output at full bandwidth 4:4:4:4 RGB! No other capture and playback card supports more video formats and video connections!

Key Features:

  • 2 x 12G-SDI in and out, supports SD, HD up to 1080p60, 2K, Ultra HD and up to DCI 4K at 4096 x 2160 resolution at 60 frames per second.
  • HDMI 4K in and out, supports SD and HD formats up to 1080p60.
  • Component analog in and out, supports SD and HD formats up to 1080p60, s-video and composite.
  • 4 channels of balanced analog audio in and out on jack connectors.
  • 2 channel AES/EBU balanced audio in and out on jack connectors.
  • Genlock/tri-sync input.
  • Sony™ compatible RS-422 deck control.
  • Dual optical fiber sockets for adding optical fiber modules, up to 12 Gb/s speeds.
  • Supports uncompressed 8, 10 and 12 bit and compressed video capture and playback.
  • Plugs into older model MacPro, Windows and Linux computers.
  • Supports DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro™, Adobe Premiere Pro™, Photoshop™, After Effects™ and more.
  • Includes free developer SDK for Windows, Mac and Linux.
  • Includes free Media Express capture and playback software for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Select your Favorite Model!

There's a perfect DeckLink model for every job! The high performance DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G features the latest advanced video technology including Ultra HD running at a massive 60 frames a second with separate fill and key links, Dual Link multi rate 12G-SDI, HDMI 4K, 4:4:4, stereoscopic 3D and super fast 8 lane PCIe Gen 2. DeckLink Studio 4K is great when you need lots of analog connections as well as multi rate 6G-SDI connections and DeckLink SDI is the perfect SDI only design with multi rate 6G-SDI connections. All these models of the DeckLink 4K family support capture and playback of SD, HD or Ultra HD video with support for embedded SDI audio so you get full compatibly with all your equipment!

Advanced Technology

Get the latest 6G-SDI and 12G-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 and the DeckLink Studio 4K include 6G-SDI, while the advanced DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G includes Dual Link 12G-SDI connections for higher color resolution, dual stream 3D stereoscopic support and frame rates up to Ultra HD 60p! DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G is the perfect choice for DaVinci Resolve editing and color correction!

DeckLink lets you work with compressed video formats such as ProRes and DNxHD as well as 10-bit uncompressed video. When working with uncompressed, 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 color correction and more! Should you need to use compression, support for industry leading file formats ensures that you can maintain the highest quality throughout post production.

Highest Quality Connections

Every DeckLink card features the highest quality connections so you get pristine video and audio quality and can connect to the widest range of professional SDI equipment. DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G includes Dual Link 12G-SDI, HDMI 4K, analog video, as well as 2 channels of AES/EBU audio and 2 channels of balanced analog audio in and out. DeckLink Studio 4K includes 6G-SDI, HDMI 1.4b, analog component, S-Video, composite video, 2 channels of AES/EBU audio and 4 channels of balanced analog audio in and out. You also get a down converted SD output. Decklink SDI 4K is perfect for high quality 10 bit SDI use only. All models include black burst/tri-sync reference and serial deck control. All DeckLink 4K models switch between SD and HD and Ultra HD, while the advanced DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G supports DCI 4K and other high frame rate feature film formats!

Supports your favorite software!

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 Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro® CC, Symphony and News Cutter. For visual effects get full compatibility with After Effects® CC, Nuke and Photoshop® CC. For audio get compatibility with ProTools, Nuendo and Cubase. For streaming use Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster.

For Windows you get access to a massive range of software because DeckLink supports WDM, DirectShow and QuickTime! For editing you can use Avid Media Composer, Avid News Cutter, Adobe® Premiere Pro® CC, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio, CyberLink Power Director and MAGIX Video Pro. For visual effects use After Effects® CC, The Foundry Nuke and Photoshop® CC. Audio software supported includes Steinberg Nuendo and Cubase. When streaming you get compatibility with Flash Media Encoder, Xsplit Broadcaster, Wirecast and Livestream Procaster.

DeckLink cards are open standard capture cards and are perfect for the development of Linux based video applications. The availability of a free, well documented SDK makes it easy for you to develop specific solutions to meet your needs, or to work with solutions that have been developed by others. Blackmagic's Design Media Express is also available for capture and playback when using DeckLink with Linux operating systems.

Blackmagic Utilities Included!

Blackmagic Media Express software comes free with every DeckLink card. Media Express lets you batch capture and playback 2D or even dual stream stereoscopic 3D in uncompressed YUV 4:2:2 and RGB 4:4:4 QuickTime, AVI and DPX, or compressed ProRes, DVCPRO and MJPEG files. DeckLink cards also include Blackmagic LiveKey and Blackmagic Disk Speed Test. LiveKey lets you insert logos and other graphics in real time using SDI outputs. Disk Speed Test checks your disk array and gives you an easy to understand speed test with the results in video frames per second!

Developer SDK

Available free with all DeckLink cards is an advanced developer SDK free of charge for Mac, Windows and Linux. Develop your own custom solutions to use in house or even for sale! DeckLink also includes DirectShow filters, a WDM Windows Driver and QuickTime API that lets DeckLink cards integrate seamlessly with an unbelievably wide range of applications and codecs. Develop your solutions with confidence because DeckLink cards are a flexible, proven foundation which free you to work without limitations. The DeckLink SDK provides both low level control of hardware and high level interfaces which allow you to easily perform common tasks. It even lets you develop once and then easily deploy your solution across the entire range of DeckLink capture cards.

DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G Technical Specifications

The ultimate digital cinema capture card featuring two full frame DCI 4K inputs and outputs via 12G-SDI! You get dual link multi rate 12G-SDI connections that work with SD, HD and Ultra HD even in Ultra HD 60p, as well as full frame DCI 4K at 4096 x 2160 resolution up to 60p! Capture 10-bit YUV or full color bandwidth 12-bit RGB. Includes AES/EBU audio, up, down and cross conversion, plus built in 3D stereoscopic output at full bandwidth 4:4:4:4 RGB! No other capture and playback card supports more video formats and video connections!

Connections

  • SDI Video Input
    • 2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K.
    • Supports single link and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4:4 and 2D/3D switchable.
  • SDI Video Output
    • 2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K.
    • Supports single link and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4:4 and 2D/3D switchable.
  • Analog Video Input
    • 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video and Composite.
    • Component supports HD and SD.
  • Analog Video Output
    • 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video and Composite.
    • Component supports HD and SD.
  • Analog Audio Input
    • 2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.
  • Analog Audio Output
    • 2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.
  • AES/EBU Audio Input
    • 2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter.
  • AES/EBU Audio Output
    • 2 Channels unbalanced.
  • SDI Audio Input
    • 16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD.
  • SDI Audio Output
    • 16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD.
  • HDMI Video Input
    • HDMI type A connector with support for Ultra HD 4K 60p in 4:2:0.
  • HDMI Video Output
    • HDMI type A connector with support for Ultra HD 4K 60p in 4:2:0.
  • HDMI Audio Input
    • 8 Channels embedded in SD, HD and Ultra HD 4K.
  • HDMI Audio Output
    • 8 Channels embedded in SD, HD and Ultra HD 4K.
  • Sync Input
    • Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.
  • Device Control
    • Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control ports.
    • Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.
  • Computer Interface
    • PCI Express 8 lane Gen 2, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCIe with HDMI mezzanine card.

Codecs Supported

  • AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, 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, Uncompressed 12-bit 4:4:4.

Software

  • Included software
    • Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Media Express, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Linux.
  • Internal Software Upgrade
    • Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.
  • Physical Installation
    • PCI Express 8 lane generation 2, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. Mac OS X systems require a Mac Pro computer with PCI Express slots. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Video Standards

  • SD Format Support
    • 625/50i PAL, 525/59.94i NTSC
  • HD Format Support
    • 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080p50, 1080i59.94, 1080p59.94, 1080i60, 1080p60.
  • 2K Format Support
    • 2048 x 1080PsF23.98, 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080PsF24, 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080PsF25, 2048 x 1080p25, 2048 x 1080p47.95, 2048 x 1080p48, 2048 x 1080p50, 2048 x 1080p59.94, 2048 x 1080p60
  • 4K Format Support
    • 3840x2160p23.98, 3840x2160p24, 3840x2160p25, 3840x2160p29.97, 3840x2160p30, 3840x2160p50, 3840x2160p59.94, 3840x2160p60. 4096x2160p23.98, 4096x2160p24, 4096x2160p25, 4096x2160p29.97, 4096 x 2160p30, 4096x2160p50, 4096x2160p59.94, 4096x2160p60
  • SDI Compliance
    • SMPTE 435, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 372M, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.
  • SDI Metadata Support
    • VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188. Closed captioning.
  • Audio Sampling
    • Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24 bit.
  • SDI Video Sampling
    • 4:2:2, 4:4:4 and 4:4:4:4
  • SDI Color Precision
    • 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 and 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in HD, 2K and 4K.
  • Color Space
    • REC 601, REC 709
  • HDMI Configuration
    • HDMI 1.4b supports Deep Color and automatically configures to connected display.
  • Multiple Rate support
    • HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and 4K. Component analog video connections are switchable between SD and HD.
  • Copy Protection
    • HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.

Processing

  • Colorspace Conversion
    • Hardware based real time on output.
  • 3D Processing
    • Dual stream and frame packed capture and playback.
  • HD Down Conversion
    • Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs Ultra HD to HD or HD to SD downconverted signal on SDI B and SD on Composite and S-Video. Switch analog video to Component and choose HD or SD output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.
  • HD Up Conversion
    • Built in, high quality hardware up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on playback. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 zoom and 16:9 zoom. HD outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI and component analog.
  • HD Cross Conversion
    • Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD, 1080HD to 720HD on playback.
  • Real Time Effects
    • Apple Final Cut Pro internal effects. Adobe Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects. DaVinci Resolve.

Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later.
  • Windows 7 64-bit or Windows 8 64-bit.
  • Linux

What's Included

  • DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G card
  • HDMI mezzanine card
  • SD card
  • Breakout cable for analog and RS-422 control.

Warranty

  • 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

Physical Specifications

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