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Decklink 4K SDI

Blackmagic Design Decklink SDI 4K

Blackmagic Design Decklink SDI 4K

Price:219.00  +VAT  (262.80 Inc. VAT at 20%)


DeckLink SDI 4K is perfect when you need an SDI only solution but demand the highest quality SDI capture and playback. You get incredible quality 6G-SDI on any PCI Express Mac, Windows or Linux computer. DeckLink SDI 4K is the worlds smallest and most affordable multi rate SD/HD and Ultra HD SDI video card that lets you connect to any SD, HD-SDI, 2K and Ultra HD equipment. You also get RS422 deck control, internal keying and reference input for a complete solution for editing, paint, design and more.


  • SDI Video Input - 1 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 6 Gb/s 4:2:2 and 3 Gb/s 4:4:4
  • SDI Video Output - 1 x 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 6 Gb/s 4:2:2 and 3 Gb/s 4:4:4
  • SDI Audio Input - 16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD.
  • SDI Audio Output - 16 Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K. 8 Channels embedded in SD.
  • Sync Input - Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD, 2K or UHD format.
  • Device Control - Sony compatible RS422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.
  • Computer Interface - PCI Express 4 lane generation 2, compatible with 4,8 and 16 lane PCIe Slots. - DeckLink SDI 4K

DeckLink SDI 4K


♦    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 Included:

  • Media Express - Blackmagic's own capture program.
  • Blackmagic Disk Speed Test
  • LiveKey - key graphics on to live video (MAC only)
  • Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X., Windows 7 and Windows 10
  • Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Linux.

Software Applications

Icn -premiere -pro

Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Icn -final -cut -pro

Apple Final Cut Pro X

Icn -media -composer

Avid Media Composer 7 & 8

Icn -after -effects

Adobe After Effects

Icn -nuke

Nuke - The Foundry

Icn -davinci -resolve

DaVinci Resolve

Icn -pro -tools

Avid Pro Tools

Icn -cubase

Stienberg Cubase

Icn -smoke

Autodesk Smoke

Icn -photoshop

Adobe Photoshop

Other supported applications include: 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 Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidcaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

Grass Valley EDIUS 7 & 8 also support Blackmagic devices for capture and playback.

Video Standards

  • SD Format Support - 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC. -
  • HD Format Support - 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080p50, 1080i59.94, 1080p59.94, 1080i60, and 1080p60. -
  • 2K Format Support - 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080p25.
  • 4K Format Support - 3840x2160p23.98, 3840x2160p24, 3840x2160p25, 3840x2160p29.97, 3840x2160p30, 4096x2160p23.98, 4096x2160p24, 4096x2160p25. -
  • SDI Compliance - SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601. -
  • SDI Metadata Support - VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. 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.
  • Video Sampling - 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 (4K is 4:2:2)
  • Colour Precision - 10-bit -
  • Colour Space - REC 601, REC 709 -
  • Multiple Rate support - SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and UHD.


  • Colourspace Conversion - Hardware based real time.
  • HD Down Conversion - Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD or SD on SDI 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 pillarbox and 16:9 zoom. HD outputs via HD-SDI.
  • Cross Conversion - Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD and 1080HD to 720HD on playback.
  • Real Time Effects - Apple Final Cut Pro internal effects. Adobe Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects. DaVinci Resolve.

Operating Systems

Icn Mac Mavericks

Mac Mavericks - Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later. 

Icn -windows

Windows 7, 8 or 10..

Icn -linux


Physical Specifications

DeckLink SDI 4k

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


  • 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

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