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Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K
Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K

Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K

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Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink cards support embedded SDI audio for use with professional broadcast decks, monitors, projectors, and more. DeckLink products are often used for work on feature films, episodic TV shows, music videos, and commercials.

The DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K can record all formats up to 2160p30 from your computer. This is an ideal solution for use in mobile live capture and broadcast trucks.

Easily and smoothly handle different video formats with the Mini Recorder 4K’s ability to automatically detect and switch between formats.

DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K also has high dynamic range playback and metadata over HDI, and support for Rec. 2020 color space. Develop custom playback solutions with the Blackmagic Desktop Video SDK for Mac, Windows, and Linux operating systems.

Two PCIe shields are included for full height and low profile slots.

Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K Features

  • Record formats up to 2160p30
  • Card automatically detects and switches between formats
  • High dynamic range playback and metadata over HDI
  • Support for Rec. 2020 color space
  • Develop custom playback solutions with Blackmagic Desktop Video SDK, compatible with Mac Windows and Linux
  • Includes 2 PCIe shields
  • DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K1
  • Low profile slot bracket1
  • PCIe shields2
  • Three Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty1
  • Connections
    • SDI Video Inputs: 1 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD switchable
    • SDI Audio Inputs: 16 channels embedded in SD, HD, Ultra HD
    • HDMI Video Inputs: 1 x HDMI 2.0a connector
    • HDMI Audio Inputs: 8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, Ultra HD
    • Computer Interface: PCI Express 4 lane generation 2, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots
  • Supported CodecsAVC-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.
  • Software
    • Software Included: 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 4 lane generation 2, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS, Windows and Linux. Mac OS 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
    • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
    • Avid Media Composer
    • Adobe Photoshop CC
    • Other supported applications include: 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, Burst Video WebClip2Go & [REC]Marker, Zoom.
  • 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 (SDI ONLY)
      • 2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p
      • 2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI F25PsF
    • Ultra HD Video Standards: 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30
    • 4K DCI Video Standards: 4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p
    • SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M, SMPTE 2081, 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 and 24 bit
    • SDI Video Sampling: 4:4:4 & 4:2:2
    • SDI Color Precision: 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to 1080p60, and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes
    • Color Space: REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020
    • SDI HDR Support: HDR static metadata packing, HLG and PQ transfer characteristics
    • HDMI Video Sampling: 4:4:4, 4:2:2 & 4:2:0
    • HDMI Configuration: HDMI 2.0a supports Deep Color and HDR
    • HDMI Color Precision: Up to 12-bit (Deep Color)
    • HDMI HDR Support: HDR static metadata packing, HLG and PQ transfer characteristics.
    • Multiple Rate Support: HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and 4K
    • 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
    • HD to SD Down Conversion: Software based down conversion during video capture
    • HD Up Conversion: Software based up conversion from SD to HD on capture. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox or 16:9 anamorphic.
  • Physical Specifications
    • Length: 4.7 inches
    • Weight: 3.17 oz
    • Operating Systems
      • Mac icon
      • Mac 11.1 Big Sur
      • Mac 12.0 Monterey or later
      • Windows 8.1, 10 and 11, all 64-bit
      • Linux
    • Power Requirements
      • Power Consumption: 8 Watts
    • 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

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