Product Features
  • 8x Bi-Directional SD/HD/3G-SDI
  • 8-Lane PCIe Interface
  • Resolutions up to 1080p60
  • Inputs/Outputs Independently Switchable
  • Supports Uncompressed RGB 4:4:4 Signals
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The Blackmagic Design DeckLink Quad 2 is an 8-lane PCIe card that features eight bi-directional 12-bit SD/HD/3G-SDI connectors that are independently configurable to provide any combination of eight capture or playback channels at up to 1080p60. The card supports compressed video formats such as ProRes and DNxHD, as well as uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 video, making it ideal for use in both live broadcast and post production. It is compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux computers and is supported by a wide range of software applications. For use with applications that don't capture video on their own, Blackmagic's Media Express software is included, allow you to capture, organise, and manage your media.

Key Features

  • 8x Bi-directional 12-bit SD/HD/3G-SDI connectors
  • 8-lane PCIe interface compatible with Mac, Windows, and Linux based workstations and servers
  • Each SDI input and output can be a different video standard as they are all completely independent
  • Single Blackburst/Tri-Sync reference input
  • Supports uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2 and 10-bit 4:4:4 signals
  • Cross-conversion between 720p and 1080p on video capture
  • SD up-conversion to 720p or 1080p on video capture
  • HD to SD down-conversion on video capture or playback
  • Supports 16 channels of embedded audio per input/output

Included Software

  • Media Express
  • Disk Speed Test
  • LiveKey
  • Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility
  • Drivers for Mac OS X, Windows 8/10, and Linux

Supported Software Applications
Supported Applications Include:

  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Fusion
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Avid Symphony
  • Avid News Cutter
  • Steinberg Cubase
  • Steinberg Nuendo
  • Nuke
  • Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live
  • Softron OnTheAir
  • MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG
  • Flash Media Live 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
Computer InterfacePCI Express 8-lane, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCIe slots
Input / Output8 x Bi-directional SD/HD/3G-SDI, 12-bit (DIN 1.0/2.3 connectors)
1 x Reference Input (DIN 1.0/2.3 connector)
SDI Audio Input16 channels per input, embedded in SD and HD
SDI Audio Output16 channels per output, embedded in SD and HD
Sync InputBlackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50, and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format
Codecs SupportedAVC-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
Resolutions and Frame Rates625/25 PAL
525/29.97 NTSC
720p 50/59.94/60
1080i 50/59.94/60
1080PsF 23.98/24/25/29.97/30
1080p 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
SDI ComplianceSMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M A/B
SDI Metadata SupportVITC 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 Sampling48 kHz, 24-bit
Video Sampling4:2:2, 4:4:4
Colour Precision8/10-bit YUV 4:2:2
8/10/12-bit RGB 4:4:4
Colour SpaceRec. 601, Rec. 709
Compatible Operating SystemsMac OS X 10.10, 10.11, and later
Windows 8 and Windows 10 64-bit Linux
Operating Temperature5 to 40°C
Storage Temperature-20 to 45°C
Relative Humidity0 to 90% non-condensing
Length16 cm
Weight130.12 g
Product:
Blackmagic Design DeckLink Quad 2 8-Channel 3G-SDI Capture & Playback Card
Manufacturer:
Blackmagic
Model:
BDLKDVQD2
SKU:
BDLKDVQD2
RM Product #:
30672