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Blackmagic DeckLink 8K Pro Cinema Capture Card


  • Flexible format and system support
  • 8-lane PCIe Gen2 digital cinema capture card
  • Bidirectional 12G-SDI connectors




It is an 8-lane PCIe Gen2 digital cinema capture and playback card with four bidirectional 12G-SDI connectors connections support 16 channels of embedded audio each, for a total of 64 channels.


It accepts resolutions from SD, DCI 4K (4096 x 2160), and DCI 8K at up to 60 fps. The card supports 8- and 10-bit YUV, as well as 8-, 10- and 12-bit RGB colour. DeckLink 8K Pro is perfect for the next generation of high resolution, high frame rate, and high dynamic range workflows.


It features a flexible format and system support, letting you work with compressed video formats such as ProRes and DNxHD, as well as 12-bit 4:4:4 uncompressed video. All images are pixel-for-pixel identical to the source without any generational loss, when working with uncompressed video. Sharper keying with green screens, cleaner compositions, superior colour correction, and more. Support for common file formats provides ready-to-edit files for use in popular editing, effects and design software applications. DeckLink Studio 4K is compatible with Mac, Windows and Linux based workstations.



SDI Video Input: 4 x Bidirectional 12 Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K/8K

Supports single, dual link, and quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable

SDI Video Output: 4 x Bidirectional 12 Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K/8K

Supports single, dual link, and quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable

SDI Audio Input  16 x Channels embedded in HD/2K/4K

8 x Channels embedded in SD

SDI Audio Output: 16 x Channels embedded in 2K/HD/SD

64 x Channels embedded in 8K/4K

Sync Input: Tri-Sync or Black Burst

Computer Interface: PCI Express 8-lane generation 3, compatible with 8- and 16-lane PCI Express slots

Supported Codecs: AVC-Intra


Canon XF MPEG2

Digital SLR












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

Supported Applications  Apple Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects CC, Adobe Photoshop CC, DaVinci Resolve, Fusion, Avid Pro Tools, Steinberg Cubase, Autodesk Smoke, The Foundry Nuke, Grass Valley Edius, Steinberg Nuendo, Sony Catalyst Production Suite, Tools On Air Just: Play & Live & In, Softron MovieRecorder & MReplay, Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder, Telestream Wirecast, Livestream Producer, Resolume Arena, Magix Vegas Pro & Movie Edit Pro Premium, Corel VideoStudio Pro, CyberLink PowerDirector, Vidblaster X & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay One & CG, CasparCG Server, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster, DevTek Easy Media Suite, Metus Ingest, Boinx Software MimoLive, Cinegy Capture Pro, vMix Live, Renewed Vision ProPresenter, Ventuz Director, Class X Liveboard & Coral CG, Glookast Capturer, Open Broadcaster Software Studio, Nautilus NEMO3D

Video Standards             

DCI 8K Video Standards

8Kp: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98

8K Video Standards

8Kp: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98


4Kp: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98


2160p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98


DCI 2Kp: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98

DCI 2KPsF: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98


1080p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98

1080PsF: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98

1080i: 60/59.94/50

720p: 60/59.94/50


525i: 59.94

625i: 50

SDI Compliance  SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M, SMPTE 435, SMPTE 2081, SMPTE 2082, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601

SDI Metadata Support    RP 188/SMPTE 12M-2 and closed captioning


Video:  4:2:2, 4:4:4

Audio: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24-bit

Colour Precision:  SDI: 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to 8K DCI 30p, and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes.

Colour Space: REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020

Deep Colour Support: Yes

Multiple Rate Support: SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K/4K and 8K

Colour space Conversion: Hardware-based, real time on output

3D Processing    Left eye/right eye dual stream capture and playback

Real Time Effects:  DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Adobe Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects

Operating Systems Supported: macOS 10.12 Sierra, macOS High Sierra 10.13 or later; Windows 7, 8.1, 10 all 64-bit; Linux

Software Update: Firmware built into software driver; loaded at system start or via updater software

Physical Installation: PCI Express 8-lane generation 3, compatible with 8, 16-lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS, Windows, and Linux

Power Consumption: 19 W

EMC Certifications: EMC, FCC, CE, KCC and C-Tick

Operating Temperature:  5 to 50°C

Storage Temperature:  -20 to 60°C

Relative Humidity: 0 to 90% non-condensing

Dimensions: Depth: 16.38 cm

Weight:  227.9 g

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