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Blackmagic Design DeckLink 8K Pro
Blackmagic Design DeckLink 8K Pro
$745.00

Blackmagic Design DeckLink 8K Pro

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MPN: BMD-BDLKHCPRO8K12G
$745.00
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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 8K Pro is a top of the line digital cinema capture card, with support for SD, HD, Ultra HD, 4K and 8K frame sizes. There are four 12G-SDI connections, all of which are bi-directional for quad link 8K capture or playback. Achieve true multi channel capture and playback with the ability to configure up to four video streams in any direction, format, or frame rate up to 4K DCI 60p.

Support for other features makes the DeckLink 8K Pro a solid upgrade to your workstation. 8 and 10-bit YUV 4:2:2, 10 and 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 is supported along with full Rec. 2020 color. Access audio channels – 16 audio channels in SD, HD and 2K formats, and 64 channels in 4K and 8K formats. The card keeps up with your pace, working at up to 120 frames per second in HD and 4K formats, and up to 60 frames per second in 8K.

Use the DeckLink 8K Pro to support the next generation of high resolution, high frame rate, and high dynamic range workflows in 8K.

Blackmagic Design DeckLink 8K Pro Features

  • 12G-SDI
  • Supports SD, HD, Ultra HD, 4K and 8K frame sizes
  • Configure up to 4 video streams
  • 8 and 10-bit YUV 4:2:2
  • 10 and 12-bit RGB 4:4:4
  • Full Rec. 2020 color
  • 16 audio channels (SD, HD and 2K formats), 64 audio channels (4K and 8K formats)
  • Works at up to 120 frames per second (HD and 4K formats), 60 frames per second (8K format)
  • DeckLink 8K Pro1
  • Three Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty1
  • Connections
    • SDI Video Inputs: 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 Outputs: 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
  • 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
    • Included Software
      • 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
    • Software Applications
      • DaVinci Resolve
      • Fusion
      • Final Cut Pro X
      • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
      • Avid Media Composer
      • Adobe After Effects CC
      • Avid Pro Tools
      • Steinberg Cubase
      • Autodesk Smoke
      • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Video Standards
    • SD Video Standards: 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
    • HD Video Standards
      • 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
      • 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p47.95, 1080p48, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 1080p95.90, 1080p96, 1080p100, 1080p119.88, 1080p120
      • 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
      • 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
    • 2K Video Standards
      • 2Kp23.98 DCI, 2Kp24 DCI, 2Kp25 DCI, 2Kp29.97 DCI, 2Kp30 DCI,
      • 2Kp47.95 DCI, 2Kp48 DCI, 2Kp50 DCI, 2Kp59.94 DCI, 2Kp60 DCI,
      • 2Kp95.90 DCI, 2Kp96 DCI, 2Kp100 DCI, 2Kp119.88 DCI, 2Kp120 DCI,
      • 2KPsF23.98 DCI, 2KPsF24 DCI, 2KPsF25 DCI, 2KPsF29.97 DCI, 2KPsF30 DCI
    • Ultra HD Video Standards
      • 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30,
      • 2160p47.95, 2160p48, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60,
      • 2160p95.90, 2160p96, 2160p100, 2160p119.88, 2160p120
    • 4K Video Standards
      • 4Kp23.98 DCI, 4Kp24 DCI, 4Kp25 DCI, 4Kp29.97 DCI,
      • 4Kp30 DCI, 4Kp47.95 DCI, 4Kp48 DCI, 4Kp50 DCI, 4Kp59.94 DCI,
      • 4Kp60 DCI, 4Kp95.90 DCI, 4Kp96 DCI, 4Kp100 DCI, 4Kp119.88 DCI, 4Kp120 DCI
    • 8K Video Standards
      • 4320p23.98, 4320p24, 4320p25, 4320p29.97, 4320p30,
      • 4320p47.95, 4320p48, 4320p50, 4320p59.94, 4320p60
    • 8K DCI Video Standards
      • 8Kp23.98 DCI, 8Kp24 DCI, 8Kp25 DCI, 8Kp29.97 DCI, 8Kp30 DCI,
      • 8Kp47.95 DCI, 8Kp48 DCI, 8Kp50 DCI, 8Kp59.94 DCI, 8Kp60 DCI
    • 3D SDI Video Standards
      • 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
      • 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p47.95, 1080p48, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 1080p95.90, 1080p96, 1080p100, 1080p119.88, 1080p120
      • 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
      • 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
      • 2Kp23.98 DCI, 2Kp24 DCI, 2Kp25 DCI, 2Kp29.97 DCI,
      • 2Kp30 DCI, 2Kp47.95 DCI, 2Kp48 DCI, 2Kp50 DCI, 2Kp59.94 DCI,
      • 2Kp60 DCI, 2Kp95.90 DCI, 2Kp96 DCI, 2Kp100 DCI, 2Kp119.88 DCI, 2Kp120 DCI
      • 2KPsF23.98 DCI, 2KPsF24 DCI, 2KPsF25 DCI, 2KPsF29.97 DCI, 2KPsF30 DCI
      • 4Kp23.98 DCI, 4Kp24 DCI, 4Kp25 DCI, 4Kp29.97 DCI, 4Kp30 DCI,
      • 4Kp47.95 DCI, 4Kp48 DCI, 4Kp50 DCI, 4Kp59.94 DCI, 4Kp60 DCI, 4Kp95.90 DCI,
      • 4Kp96 DCI, 4Kp100 DCI, 4Kp119.88 DCI, 4Kp120 DCI
      • 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30,
      • 2160p47.95, 2160p48, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60,
      • 2160p95.90, 2160p96, 2160p100, 2160p119.88, 2160p120
    • SDI Compliance
      • SMPTE 259M
      • SMPTE 274M
      • SMPTE 292M
      • SMPTE 296M
      • SMPTE 372M
      • SMPTE 424M
      • SMPTE 425M
      • SMPTE 2036-1
      • SMPTE 2048-1
      • SMPTE 2081-10
      • SMPTE 2081-11
      • SMPTE 2081-12
      • SMPTE 2082-10
      • SMPTE 2082-11
      • SMPTE 2082-12
      • SMPTE ST2108‑1
    • 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 and 4:4:4
    • SDI Color Precision: 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to 8Kp30 DCI, and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes
    • Color Space: REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020
    • HDR Support: HDR static metadata packing, HLG and PQ transfer characteristics
    • 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 and 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
  • Operating Systems
    • Mac 11.1 Big Sur, Mac 12.0 Monterey or later
    • Windows 8.1, 10 and 11, all 64-bit
    • Linux
  • Power Consumption19 Watts
  • Physical Specifications
    • Operating Temperature: 41° to 122°F (5° to 50°C)
    • Storage Temperature: -4° to 140°F (-20° to 60°C)
    • Relative Humidity: 0% to 90% non-condensing
    • Length: 6.45"
    • Weight: 8.04 oz

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