DeckLink 8K Pro
Blackmagic Design

DeckLink 8K Pro

Quad link 12G-SDI capture and playback for SD, HD, Ultra HD, 4K, 4K DCI, 8K and 8K DCI!
Product Highlights
  • 8-Lane PCIe Gen3 I/O Card
  • Multi-Rate 12G-SDI
  • Supports 8K and DCI 8K up to 60 fps
  • Single & Dual Link 4:4:4/4:2:2 Signals
  • Compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

The ultimate digital cinema capture card! DeckLink 8K Pro features four bi-directional 12G-SDI connections and works in all SD, HD, Ultra HD, 4K and 8K DCI frame sizes. You get support for 8 and 10-bit YUV 4:2:2, as well as 10 and 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 with full Rec. 2020 color. In addition, you can work at up to 60 frames per second in HD, 4K and 8K. The four 12G-SDI connections support up to 64 channels of embedded audio. DeckLink 8K Pro is perfect for the next generation of high resolution, high frame rate and high dynamic range workflows!

Price: AED 2,572*
*Prices are excluding VAT

Connections
SDI Video Input 4 x bi-directional 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K/8K. Supports single, dual link and quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.
SDI Video Output 4 x bi-directional 12Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K/8K. Supports single, dual link and quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.
SDI Audio Inputs 16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K.
64 Channels embedded in 4K/8K.
SDI Audio Outputs 16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K.
64 Channels embedded in 4K/8K.
Sync Input Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
Computer Interface PCI Express 8 lane generation 3, 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.
Software
Software Included DaVinci Resolve, Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS and Windows. Media Express, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility 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 3, compatible with 8, 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS, Windows and Linux. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.
Software Applications  
  DaVinci Resolve
Fusion
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, 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 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
2K Video Standards 2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p, 2K DCI 29.97p, 2K DCI 30p, 2K DCI 50p, 2K DCI 59.94p, 2K DCI 60p
2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI 25PsF, 2K DCI 29.97PsF, 2K DCI 30PsF
Ultra HD Video Standards 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60
4K Video Standards 4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p, 4K DCI 29.97p, 4K DCI 30p, 4K DCI 50p, 4K DCI 59.94p, 4K DCI 60p
8K Video Standards 8K 23.98p, 8K 24p, 8K 25p, 8K 29.97p, 8K 30p, 8K 50p, 8K 59.94p, 8K 60p
8K DCI Video Standards 8K DCI 23.98p, 8K DCI 24p, 8K DCI 25p, 8K DCI 29.97p, 8K DCI 30p, 8K DCI 50p, 8K DCI 59.94p, 8K DCI 60p
3D SDI 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
2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p, 2K DCI 29.97p, 2K DCI 30p, 2K DCI 50p, 2K DCI 59.94p, 2K DCI 60p
2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI 25PsF, 2K DCI 29.97PsF, 2K DCI 30PsF
4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p, 4K DCI 29.97p, 4K DCI 30p, 4K DCI 50p, 4K DCI 59.94p, 4K DCI 60p
2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60
SDI Compliance
SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M, SMPTE 435, SMPTE 2081, SMPTE 2082, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.
SDI Metadata Support RP 188/SMPTE 12M-2 and closed captioning.
Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24-bit.
SDI Video Sampling 4:2:2, 4:4:4
SDI Color Precision 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to 8K DCI 30p, and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes.
Color Space REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020.
Multiple Rate Support SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K/4K and 8K.
Processing
Colorspace Conversion Hardware based real time on output.
3D Processing Left eye/right eye dual stream capture & 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.
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature 5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Storage Temperature -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity 0% to 90% non-condensing


Price: AED 2,572*
*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
    19 Watt