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Blackmagic Design DeckLink Duo 2 Mini Capture and Playback Card

Capture and play back your videos with the Blackmagic Design DeckLink Duo 2 Mini Capture and Playback Card. This is a low-profile PCle card that features 4 bi-directional mini BNC SDI inputs and outputs.

The Blackmagic design PCIe interface card is compatible with 3G/HD/ SD-SDI input and output signals which allow for resolutions from SD to HD 1080p60. The card supports 16 channels of 48kHz 24-bit audio. The DeckLink Duo 2 Mini provides a flexible format and system support, that allows you to work with popular compact video formats such as ProRes, AVCHD, XDCAM, and DNxHD, as well as up to 12-bit uncompressed video, the uncompressed video means that all images are pixel-for-pixel identical to the source, without any generational loss 

Key Features

  • Mini 3G/HD/SD-SDI Input/Output
  • Low-Profile PCIe Interface Card
  • Up to 1080p30 10-Bit 4:2:2 in All Modes
  • 1080p30 12-Bit 4:4:4 RGB on Playback
  • Rec. 601 and Rec. 709 Colour Space
  • 16 Channels of 48 kHz 24-Bit Audio
  • BNC Reference Input
  • HD/SD Down/Up/Cross Conversions
  • macOS, Windows, and Linux Compatible

Blackmagic Design DeckLink Duo 2 Mini Capture and Playback Card

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 customisable 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.

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

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 Resolve
  • Fusion
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Steinberg Cubase
  • Steinberg Nuendo
  • Adobe Photoshop CC

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, Burst Video WebClip2Go & [REC]Marker, Autodesk Flame, 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, 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 is 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 is only supported in playback.

Colour Space

REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020

HDR Support

HDR static metadata packing, HLG and PQ transfer characteristics.

Processing

  • Colourspace Conversion - Hardware-based real-time.
  • HD Down Conversion - Built-in, high-quality software down converter on playback and capture. Down converted SD selectable between letterbox and anamorphic 16:9 styles.
  • HD Up Conversion - Built-in, high-quality software up converter from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on input. Selectable between 4:3 pillar box, 14:9 zoom and 16:9 zoom.
  • Cross Conversion - Built-in, high-quality software cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD, 1080HD to 720HD on 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.

Power Requirements

Power Consumption - 10 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

R 11,885 Awaiting Stock
Delivery Truck Free Standard shipping included. Faster options available

What's in the box

  • Blackmagic Design DeckLink Duo 2 Mini Capture and Playback Card
  • SD Card with Drivers and Utilities
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty

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