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Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder
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Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture and playback cards are put to work in Hollywood feature films, episodic television programs, music videos, commercials, and other filming uses. Cards provide high-quality video and are compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux-based workstations and servers. DeckLink cards provide a perfect postproduction solution, offering professional quality and working in tons of different video formats and resolutions.

High-quality connections on all DeckLink cards ensure pristine video and audio quality and are compatible with a host of professional SDI equipment. The DeckLink Mini Recorder allows recording uncompressed 10-bit video from SDI and HDMI video sources. Switching between SD and HD video formats makes it perfect for building ingest servers or other video solutions when you need capture only in a low-profile card.

Work in unparalleled video quality. DeckLink supports compressed video formats (such as ProRes and DNxHD), 10-bit uncompressed YUV, and 12-bit RGB video. Uncompressed video doesn’t suffer any loss of quality: all images are mathematically perfect pixel-for-pixel clones of the source without any generational loss. Sharper keying with green screens, cleaner compositions, superior color correction, and more are also available.

DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X, Media Composer, and Premiere Pro are all supported, along with WDM support for Windows editing software. Multiple channels of analog and digital audio ensure excellent audio quality in post-production as well.

Designed for ease of use in postproduction, DeckLink cards capture directly into editing, effects, and broadcast design systems. You can also capture directly from cameras or live production switchers into a live streaming workflow; DeckLink supports common streaming software such as Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Producer, and Resolume Avenue 4.

Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder Features

  • Record uncompressed 10-bit video from 3G-SDI and HDMI video sources
  • Use for building ingest servers, or video solutions that only need capture
  • Automatically switches between SD and HD video formats
  • DeckLink Mini Recorder1
  • Low profile slot bracket1
  • Three Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty1
  • Connections
    • SDI Video Input: 1 x 10-bit SD/HD switchable
    • SDI Audio Input: 8 channels embedded in SD and HD
    • HDMI Video Input: 1 x HDMI 1.4 type A connector
    • HDMI Audio Input: 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD
    • Computer Interface: PCI Express 1 lane, 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 1 lane, compatible with 1, 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS, Windows and Linux. Mac 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
    • Media Express
    • 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, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24,
      • 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
      • 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
    • SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M and 292M
    • SDI Metadata Support: RP 188/SMPTE 12M-2 and closed captioning
    • Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit
    • Color Precision: 8-bit & 10-bit
    • Video Sampling: YUV 4:2:2
    • Color Space: REC 601, REC 709
    • Multiple Rate Support: SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definitlon and high definition
    • 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 720HD or 1080HD on capture. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox or 16:9 anamorphic.
  • Physical Specifications
    • Length: 3.62 inches
    • Weight: 1.98 oz
  • Operating Systems
    • 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: 5 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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