Blackmagic Design Inc. today introduced DeckLink HD Studio, which it calls the world’s first capture and playback card to support both HDMI and analog component video. With DeckLink HD Studio, customers can capture high quality, uncompressed video direct from the HDMI connection on cameras, decks, and video cameras. DeckLink HD Studio allows capture from HDMI […]
Blackmagic Design Inc. today introduced DeckLink HD Studio, which it calls the world’s first capture and playback card to support both HDMI and analog component video.
With DeckLink HD Studio, customers can capture high quality, uncompressed video direct from the HDMI connection on cameras, decks, and video cameras.
DeckLink HD Studio allows capture from HDMI cameras or decks, as well as analog decks and set top boxes. HDMI playback and analog playback allows connection to a wide range of video monitors, big screen televisions and video projectors for incredible quality client monitoring. DeckLink HD Studio instantly switches between HD and SD, to work with almost any deck, camera or monitor.
“We are very excited to make available DeckLink HD Studio to post production editors who want to take high quality, uncompressed video out of low-cost HDMI cameras,” said Grant Petty, CEO, Blackmagic Design Inc. “As the first video capture card to capture uncompressed High Definition video from the HDMI output of cameras, as well as analog component, DeckLink HD Studio creates new, low-cost opportunities for editors using Macs and PCs for post production.”
DeckLink HD Studio uses technology including 10 bit capture and playback, high speed 4 lane PCI Express and 14 bit digital to analog conversion. DeckLink HD Studio also features the same uncompressed and compressed file formats used by all DeckLink cards, allowing large storage area network based systems to use shared video files for full compatibility.
DeckLink HD Studio and the entire range of DeckLink HD cards feature true 64 bit addressing that eliminates system memory limits, so customers can install as much memory as they need.
DeckLink HD Studio is fully compatible with Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Photoshop and any DirectShow- or QuickTime-based software application.DeckLink HD Studio works with most popular video software.
Blackmagic says DeckLink HD Studio’s features include:
- Capture and play via HDMI and component video.
- Work in HD1080i, HD720p and NTSC/PAL video.
- Both HDMI and analog I/O connections instantly switch between HD and SD video.
- Connect directly to a wide range of affordable video cameras and monitors (non-copy protected).
- Connect to HDMI or analog component devices.
- Supports standard- and high-definition HDMI capture and playback, combined with analog YUV as well as NTSC/PAL and S-video capture and playback.
- Supports broadcast monitors using 14 bit analog output.
- Highest quality ingest via HDMI and straight to HDMI monitoring.
DeckLink HD Studio has a recommended retail price of $995.