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Blackmagic Design DeckLink SDI 4K

£274.80 £229.00 (ex. vat)

Blackmagic Design DeckLink SDI

  • Blackmagic Design DeckLink SDI
  • Blackmagic Design DeckLink SDI

Blackmagic Design DeckLink SDI 4K

The Blackmagic Design Decklink SDI is an SDI only solution that's perfect for use with SDI decks, or in large facilities with SDI routers. The DeckLink SDI gives incredible quality SD/HD-SDI capture and playback on any PCI Express Windows or Intel-based Mac Pro computer.

The world's smallest and most affordable 10 bit SDI video card works in both SD and HD and includes blackburst, tri-sync reference input, 8 channels of SDI embedded audio and RS-422 deck control, at an incredible price.

Blackmagic Design DeckLink SDI Specifications


  • 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 InputBlackburst in: SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD, 2K or UHD format.

Supported Codecs

  • AVC-Intra
  • Canon XF MPEG2
  • Digital SLR
  • DV-PAL
  • DVCPRO50
  • DPX
  • HDV
  • 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

Software Applications

  • Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Nuke - The Foundry
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Steinberg Cubase
  • Steinberg Nuendo
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Other supported applications include: 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, Harris Infocaster.

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)
  • Color Precision: 10-bit
  • Color Space: REC 601, REC 709
  • Multiple Rate support: SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and UHD.


  • Colorspace Conversion: Hardware based real time.
  • HD Down Conversion: HD to SD on video capture or video playback.
  • HD Up Conversion: SD to 720HD or 1080HD on video capture.
  • Cross Conversion: 720HD to 1080HD on video capture.
  • Real Time Effects: Apple Final Cut Pro™ internal effects. Adobe® Premiere Pro® Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later.
  • Windows 7 or Windows 8.
  • Linux 

Warranty: 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

Manufacturer Blackmagic Design
Model Blackmagic Design DeckLink SDI
Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design DeckLink SDI
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