BLACKMAGIC BDLKDVQD2 DeckLink Quad 2

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DeckLink Quad 2 features 8 independent SDI capture and playback channels in a single card! Fully compatible with the previous 4 channel model, this new model also allows 4 independent capture and playback channels but now also includes 4 extra channels that developers can use for configuring the card in any combination of up to 8 capture or 8 playback channels. This means DeckLink Quad 2 allows each of the 8 3G-SDI BNC connectors to switch direction between capture or playback in SD and HD up to 1080p60 and as a complete independent channel.

CONNECTIONS

SDI Video Input
8 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independantly configurable as either Input or Output

SDI Video Output
8 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independantly configurable as either Output or Input

SDI Audio Input
16 channels embedded in SD and HD

SDI Audio Output
16 channels embedded in SD and HD

Sync Input
Blackburst in SD 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.

Computer Interface
PCI Express 8 lane, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCIe slots.

CODECS

Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, HEVC, 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

Software Included
DaVinci Resolve, Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X and Windows. 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, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows 8, Windows 10 and Linux. Mac OS X 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 Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer
After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo
Photoshop CC

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

VIDEO STANDARDS

SD Format Support
525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL

HD Format Support
720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

SDI Compliance
SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M A/B

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 and closed captioning.

Audio Sampling
Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.

Video Sampling
4:2:2, 4:4:4

Color Precision
8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 and 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4

Color Space
REC 601, REC 709

PROCESSING

Colorspace 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, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.

HD Up Conversion
Built in, high quality software up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on capture. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 zoom and 16:9 zoom.

Cross Conversion
Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD on playback.

Real Time Effects
Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

OPERATING SYSTEMS

Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.
Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit.
Linux

EMC CERTIFICATIONS

FCC, CE and C-Tick

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

WHAT'S INCLUDED

DeckLink Quad 2
SD card with software and manual

WARRANTY

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty