DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G
Blackmagic Design

DeckLink 4K Extreme 12G

Capture and playback 12G-SDI in SD, HD, Ultra HD and 4K DCI up to 4096 x 2160 60p in 10-bit YUV or 12-bit RGB!
Product Highlights
  • 8-Lane PCIe Gen2 I/O Card
  • Multi-Rate 12G-SDI and HDMI Connections
  • Supports UHD 4K and DCI 4K Up to 60 fps
  • Single & Dual Link 4:4:4:4/4:2:2 Signals
  • 3D Stereoscopic SDI Output at 4:4:4:4
  • Up/Down/Cross Conversion
  • Optional Optical Fiber I/O Modules
  • Breakout Cable for Analog / RS-422
  • Genlock & Deck Control
  • Compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

Advanced digital cinema capture card featuring full frame DCI 4K input and output 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 25p! 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!

Price: AED 3,566*
*Prices are excluding VAT

Connections
SDI Video Input 2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable
SDI Video Output 2 x 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable
Analog Video Input 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or 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 SD/HD/2K/4K.
SDI Audio Output 16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.
HDMI Video Input HDMI type A connector with support for 2160p60.
HDMI Video Output HDMI type A connector with support for 2160p60.
HDMI Audio Input 8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K
HDMI Audio Output 8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.
Sync Input Black burst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.
Device Control Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control port. 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 or SDI mezzanine card.
Codecs
Supports: 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.
Software
Software Included Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Media Express, Blackmagic Desktop Video 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.
Software Applications
DaVinci Resolve
Fusion 8
Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer
After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase
Autodesk Smoke
Photoshop CC
Other supported applications include Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Live Encoder, Flash Media Live Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.
Video Standards
SD Format Support 525/29.97 NTSC, 625/25 PAL.
HD Format Support 1280 x 720p50, 1280 x 720p59.94, 1280 x 720p60, 1920 x 1080i50, 1920 x 1080i59.94, 1920 x 1080i60, 1920 x 1080PsF23.98, 1920 x 1080PsF24, 1920 x 1080PsF25, 1920 x 1080PsF29.97, 1920 x 1080PsF30, 1920 x 1080p23.98, 1920 x 1080p24, 1920 x 1080p25, 1920 x 1080p29.97, 1920 x 1080p30, 1920 x 1080p50, 1920 x 1080p59.94, 1920 x 1080p60.
2K Format Support 2048 x 1080PsF23.98, 2048 x 1080PsF24, 2048 x 1080PsF25, 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080p25.
Ultra HD Format Support 2160p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50*, 59.94*, 60*
*Output only
4K Format Support 3840 x 2160p23.98, 3840 x 2160p24, 3840 x 2160p25, 3840 x 2160p29.97, 3840 x 2160p30, 3840 x 2160p50, 3840 x 2160p59.94, 3840 x 2160p60, 4096 x 2160p23.98, 4096 x 2160p24, 4096 x 2160p25.
SDI Compliance SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M level A, SMPTE 425M level B, SMPTE 435, 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 2.0 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
Ultra 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 Cross Conversion Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD, 1080HD to 720HD on playback.
Real Time Effects DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.
Colorspace Conversion Hardware based real time on output.
3D Processing Dual stream and frame packed capture and playback.
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature 5° to 40° C (41° to 104° F)
Storage Temperature -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity 0% to 90% non-condensing


Price: AED 3,566*
*Prices are excluding VAT

Operating Systems
  • Mac 10.13 High Sierra,
    Mac 10.14 Mojave or later
  • Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit
  • Linux

Power Requirements
  • Power Consumption
    30 Watts