The DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K is a low profile 4 lane generation 2 PCI Express card that includes 6G-SDI and HDMI 2.0a connections. This means the high quality connections support broadcast quality 10-bit YUV and 12-bit RGB video, along with the latest Rec. 2020 color and supports for high dynamic range (HDR) formats and HDR metadata.
The DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K is fully compatible with the Blackmagic Desktop Video SDK, making them perfect for OEMs or developers that are building custom playback or recording solutions. The DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K supports all SD, HD and Ultra HD formats up to 2160p30.
DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K lets customers capture broadcast quality video directly from SDI and HDMI sources like decks and cameras to their computer. The low profile design of DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K makes it incredibly versatile and ideal for integrating into mobile live capture environments and outside broadcast trucks. DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K works with uncompressed and compressed video in open standard file formats such as QuickTime and DPX so it is compatible with virtually all professional editing, color correction and visual effects software. That means customers can use the DeckLink Mini rekorder 4K with software such as DaVinci Resolve, Fusion, Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro and more.
SDI Video Input
1 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD switchable
SDI Audio Input
16 channels embedded in SD, HD, Ultra HD.
HDMI Video Input
1 x HDMI 2.0a connector.
HDMI Audio Input
8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, Ultra HD.
Gen 2 PCIe Express 4 lane, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCIe slots.
Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, 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.
Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X and Windows.
Internal Software Upgrade
Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.
PCI Express 4 lane, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows 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.
Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer
After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools
Other supported applications include: Nuke, 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, 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.
SD Format Support
525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 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, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
Ultra HD Format Support
2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30
4K DCI Format Support
4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p
SMPTE 259M and 292M.
SDI Metadata Support
VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188 and closed captioning.
Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020
HDMI automatically configures to connected display.
Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.
HDMI Color Precision
Multiple Rate support
SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definitlon and high definition.
HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.
Hardware based real time.
HD Up Conversion
Software based up conversion during video capture.
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.
Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit.
FCC, CE and C-Tick
5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
0% to 90% non-condensing