Blackmagic Design today announced two new additions to its Decklink line of PCIe recording and playback cards with 3G-SDI and HDMI connectors, the DeckLink Mini Monitor HD and DeckLink Mini Recorder HD. These revamped new 3G-SDI models replace the previous 1.5G-SDI models, but cost less than them and support video formats up to 1080p/60 and 2Kp/60 DCI, as well as modern color spaces such as Rec. 2020 for wider dynamic range.
The DeckLink Mini Recorder HD and DeckLink Mini Monitor HD enable recording and playback of both uncompressed and compressed video formats with 10-bit SD and HD quality, delivering broadcast-quality 10-bit YUV and 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 for pixel-perfect recording and playback. The update adds new features such as support for video formats up to 1080p/60 and 2Kp/60 DCI, as well as wider color spaces, including Rec. 2020. In addition, RGB video formats are now supported.
Blackmagic DeckLink Mini Monitor and DeckLink Mini Recorder HD
The new DeckLink Mini HD models are low-profile, 1-lane Gen 2 PCI Express cards that can be installed in a desktop or rack-based computer using the included low-profile and standard-height PCIe bezels. Recording can be done from VTRs, cameras and live video sources. Signals can be output to monitors, projectors, media servers, etc.
DeckLink Mini Recorder HD
The DeckLink Mini Recorder HD allows users to record broadcast-quality video from 3G-SDI and HDMI sources using any PCIe-enabled computer. Users can record from virtually any SD or HD source such as HDCAM, D5, SDCAM, Digital Betacam and more. The DeckLink Mini Recorder HD also works with video streaming software such as OBS, allowing video to be recorded directly from cameras or live production mixers and that can be integrated into a live broadcast.
DeckLink Mini Recorder HD
DeckLink Mini Monitor HD.
The DeckLink Mini Monitor HD provides 3G-SDI and HDMI video playback from PCIe-enabled computers. This is suitable for instant playback via TV, video projector and live production mixer at up to 1080p/60. The playback images are pixel-perfect clones of the original file, making them ideal for monitoring critical content via with NLE software. The DeckLink Mini Monitor HD also supports the latest HDR formats.
Features of the DeckLink Mini Recorder HD and DeckLink Mini Monitor HD.
- Two models: DeckLink Mini Recorder HD for recording and DeckLink Mini Monitor HD for playback.
- Low-profile Gen 2 PCI Express cards with 1 lane.
- Full and low profile PCIe bezels included
- Built-in 3G-SDI and HDMI connectors on both models
- Support for all popular SD and HD video formats up to 1080p/60
- Support for DCI formats up to 2Kp/60 via SDI
- Uncompressed and compressed 10-bit video in 4:2:2 YUV or RGB quality
- Supports DaVinci Resolve and any other video software
- SDK for developers to download for free
Availability and Price
The DeckLink Mini Recorder HD and DeckLink Mini Monitor HD models are available now at a unit price of each.