Blackmagic DeckLink Duo 2

SKU: BMD-BDLKDUO2

PCIe capture and playback card with 4 independent channels for SD and HD up to 1080p60.

£353.00 £423.60
Availability: In stock
SKU
BMD-BDLKDUO2

Description

Featuring 4 independent 3G-SDI connections, DeckLink Duo 2 is a PCI Express capture and playback card that supports SDI formats in SD and HD up to 1080p60! You get the flexibility of 4 separate capture or playback cards in one! Plus, it’s completely customizable so it’s perfect for media play-out systems, multi screen digital signage servers, real time multi channel capture systems and more!


Connections

SDI Video Inputs

4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output.

SDI Video Outputs

4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output.

SDI Audio Inputs

16 channels embedded in SD and HD.

SDI Audio Outputs

16 channels embedded in SD and HD.

Sync Input

Tri-Sync or Black Burst.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 4 lane generation 2, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots.

 


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 and 8 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 Reolve

Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Avid Pro Tools

Adobe Photoshop CC

Fusion

Avid Media Composer

Steinberg Cubcase

Final Cut Pro X

Adobe After Effects CC

Steinberg Nuendo

 

Other supported applications include:

The Foundry Nuke, Grass Valley Edius, Sony Catalyst Production Suite, 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.

Connections

SDI Video Inputs

4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output.

SDI Video Outputs

4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output.

SDI Audio Inputs

16 channels embedded in SD and HD.

SDI Audio Outputs

16 channels embedded in SD and HD.

Sync Input

Tri-Sync or Black Burst.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 4 lane generation 2, compatible with 4, 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, HEVC, 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

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, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M, 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 Color Precision

8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to 1080p30 and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes. 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 only supported in playback.

SDI Video Sampling

8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to 1080p30 and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes. 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 only supported in playback.

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709


Physical Specifications


Operating Systems

Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,
macOS 10.12 Sierra,
macOS 10.13 High Sierra or later.

Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit.

Linux


Power Requirements

Power Consumption

10 Watts

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  • DeckLink Duo 2

  • SD card with software

  • Manual

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