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Blackmagic Design DeckLink Quad 2

Blackmagic Design
Abel Code: BD-BDLKDVQD2
Mfr. Code: BDLKDVQD2
Estimated to Ship – 5-10 Business Days
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This is a special order item. You will be charged upon placing your order, which is non-cancelable and non-returnable.
Description
This 8-lane PCIe capture/playback card features (8) independent, bi-directional SD/HD/3G capture and playback channels (SD and HD up to 1080p/60) with DIN 1.0/2.3 connectors.
Key Highlights
  • (8) bi-directional, SD/HD/3G, 12-bit I/O
  • (1) Reference Input
  • (9) DIN 1.0/2.3 Connectors
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Overview

Overview

The Blackmagic Design DeckLink Quad 2 features (8) independent SDI capture and playback channels in a single card. Fully compatible with the previous 4-channel model, this new model also allows (4) independent capture and playback channels, but now also includes (4) extra channels that developers can use for configuring the card in any combination of up to (8) capture or (8) playback channels. The DeckLink Quad 2 allows each of its (8) 3G-SDI BNC connectors to switch direction between capture or playback in SD and HD up to 1080p/60, and as a complete independent channel.

Features & Specifications:

  • Connections
    • SDI Video Inputs: (8) bi-directional 12-bit SD/HD, independently configurable as either Input or Output
    • SDI Video Outputs: (8) bi-directional 12-bit SD/HD, independently configurable as either Output or Input
    • 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 8 lane generation 2, compatible with 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
    • 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
  • Supported Operating Systems
    • Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS 10.12 Sierra or later
    • Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit
    • Linux
  • Included Software
    • Media Express for Mac OS & Windows
    • Media Express for Linux
    • Disk Speed Test for Mac OS & Windows
    • LiveKey for Mac OS & Windows
    • Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility & Blackmagic Driver for Mac OS & Windows
    • Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility & Blackmagic Driver for Linux
  • Supported Applications
    • DaVinci Resolve
    • Fusion
    • Final Cut Pro X
    • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
    • Avid Media Composer
    • Adobe After Effects CC
    • Avid Pro Tools
    • Steinberg Cubase
    • Steinberg Nuendo
    • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Other Supported Applications
    • The Foundry Nuke
    • Grass Valley Edius
    • Sony Catalyst Production Suite
    • Tools On Air Just: Play & Live & In
    • Softron MovieRecorder & MReplay
    • Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder
    • Telestream Wirecast
    • Livestream Producer
    • Resolume Arena
    • Magix Vegas Pro & Movie Edit Pro Premium
    • Corel VideoStudio Pro
    • CyberLink PowerDirector
    • Vidblaster X & Studio & Broadcast
    • Uniplay One & CG
    • CasparCG Server
    • Magicsoft CG
    • Xsplit Broadcaster
    • Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster
    • DevTek Easy Media Suite
    • Metus Ingest
    • Boinx Software MimoLive
    • Cinegy Capture Pro
    • vMix Live
    • Renewed Vision ProPresenter
    • Ventuz Director
    • Class X Liveboard & Coral CG
    • Glookast Capturer
    • Open Broadcaster Software Studio
    • Nautilus NEMO3D
  • Video Standards
    • SD Video Standards
      • 525i59.94 NTSC
      • 625i50 PAL
    • HD Video Standards
      • 720p50
      • 720p59.94
      • 720p60
      • 1080p23.98
      • 1080p24
      • 1080p25
      • 1080p29.97
      • 1080p30
      • 1080p50
      • 1080p59.94
      • 1080p60
      • 1080PsF23.98
      • 1080PsF24
      • 1080PsF25
      • 1080PsF29.97
      • 1080PsF30
      • 1080i50
      • 1080i59.94
      • 1080i60
    • SDI Compliance
      • SMPTE 259M
      • SMPTE 292M
      • SMPTE 296M
      • SMPTE 372M
      • SMPTE 425M
      • ITU-R BT.656
      • ITU-R BT.601
    • SDI Metadata Support
      • RP 188/SMPTE 12M-2 and closed captioning
    • Audio Sampling
      • Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz / 24 bit
    • SDI Color Precision
      • 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to 1080p30
      • 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes
    • SDI Video Sampling
      • 4:2:2
      • 4:4:4
    • Color Space
      • REC 601
      • REC 709
  • Processing
    • Colorspace Conversion
      • Hardware based real time
    • HD Down Conversion
      • Built in, high quality software down converter on playback and capture
      • 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 capture
      • 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 on playback, 1080HD to 720HD on playback
    • Real Time Effects
      • DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects
      • Adobe Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects
      • Avid Media Composer internal effects
  • Dimensions: 6.3" length
  • Weight: 0.3 lb (130 g)
  • Power Requirements
    • Power Consumption: 22W
  • EMC Certifications
    • FCC
    • CE
    • C-Tick
  • Environmental Specifications
    • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 104°F (5°C to 40°C)
    • Stoage Temperature: -4°F to 113°F (-20°C to 45°C)
    • Relative Humidity: 0% to 90% non-condensing
  • Warranty: 3 Year Limited Mfg. Warranty

 

What's in the Box

  • SD Card (Software)
  • Blackmagic Design DeckLink Quad 2 Capture/Playback PCIe Card
Specifications

Specifications

Key Highlights

  • (8) bi-directional, SD/HD/3G, 12-bit I/O
  • (1) Reference Input
  • (9) DIN 1.0/2.3 Connectors
  • 8-lane PCIe interface
  • 1080/60p max. resolution
  • Mac OS, Windows, Linux compatible
  • Supports Up/Down/Cross Conversion
  • Independently switchable I/O
  • BMD Software Included

Computer

Operating System:
Linux
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan, Mac OS 10.12 Sierra or later
Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit

Connectors

Input Connector/Port:
8 x DIN 1.0/2.3 - 12-bit, bi-directional SD/HD/3G-SDI

Inputs & Outputs

Audio I/O:
Audio Input - 16 channels embedded in SD and HD
Audio Output - 16 channels embedded in SD and HD

Media Conversion

Interfaces / Ports:
8-lane PCIe - PCI Express 8 lane generation 2, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots
Processing Details:
Colorspace Conversion - Hardware based real time
Cross Conversion - Built in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD on playback, 1080HD to 720HD on playback
HD Down Conversion - Built in, high quality software down converter on playback and capture; 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 capture; selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 zoom and 16:9 zoom
Real Time Effects - DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects; Adobe Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects; Avid Media Composer internal effects
Reference Input:
1 x DIN 1.0/2.3 Connector
Supported Codecs:
See Overview
Supported Resolutions:
See Overview

Power

Power Draw:
22W

Software / Apps / Plugins

PC Requirements:
PCIe 8 or 16 lane interface
Supported Applications:
See Overview
Software Included:
See Overview

Special Features

General Notes:
EMC Certifications - FCC, CE, and C-Tick
Sync Input - Tri-Sync or Black Burst
Video Standards - See Overview

Temperature

Relative Humidity:
0% to 90% non-condensing
Operating Temperature:
32°F to 104°F (5°C to 40°C)
Storage Temperature:
-4°F to 113°F (-20°C to 45°C)
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