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Blackmagic Design DeckLink Duo 2

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Blackmagic Design
Blackmagic Design DeckLink Duo 2
Key Features
  • SD/HD/3G-SDI Input/Output
  • PCI-E Interface
  • 1080p 4:4:4 by Single-Link 3G-SDI
  • 10/12-Bit Processing
With four bi-directional SDI interfaces, the Blackmagic Design DeckLink Duo 2 is a versatile video I/O card for professional video workflows. Since each SDI interface can be configured to be either an input or an output, a computer with this card installed can be purposed as a media play-out system, a multi-screen digital signage server, a live keyer, a real-time multi-channel capture system, or a combination of the above to fit your specific workflow of the moment. A reference input is also available for syncing with other studio equipment.
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Blackmagic Design Duo 2 Overview

With four bi-directional SDI interfaces, the Blackmagic Design DeckLink Duo 2 is a versatile video I/O card for professional video workflows. Since each SDI interface can be configured to be either an input or an output, a computer with this card installed can be purposed as a media play-out system, a multi-screen digital signage server, a live keyer, a real-time multi-channel capture system, or a combination of the above to fit your specific workflow of the moment. A reference input is also available for syncing with other studio equipment.

Processing

  • Color space conversion: Hardware based real time
  • HD down conversion: Built-in, high-quality software down converter from HD to SD on output. Down converted SD selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9, and center cut 4:3 styles.
  • HD up conversion: Built-in, high-quality software up conversion from SD to 720 or 1080 HD on input. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 zoom, and 16:9 zoom.
  • Cross conversion: Built-in, high-quality hardware cross conversion from 720 to 1080 HD, and 1080 to 720 on playback.
  • Real-time effects support: Final Cut Pro X internal effects, Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects, and Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Software Compatibility

The DeckLink Duo 2 interfaces with many popular NLE, DAW, and professional software programs including:
  • Blackmagic Design: DaVinci Resolve, Fusion 8
  • Apple: Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe: Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, Photoshop CC
  • Avid: Media Composer, Pro Tools
  • Steinberg: Cubase, Nuendo
For an up-to-date list, see the Blackmagic Design website

Blackmagic Design Duo 2 Specs

Host ConnectionPCIe x4 (PCIe 2.0)
Input
Video Input Connectors4 x BNC (12G-SDI) Female
Input Video FormatSDI (8/10/12-Bit 4:4:4/4:2:2 RGB, YUV)
1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 fps
1080PsF 23.98/24/25/29.97/30 fps
1080i 50/59.94/60 fps
720p 50/59.94/60 fps
PAL 50 fps
NTSC 60 fps
Audio Input ConnectorsNone
Input Audio FormatAnalog: 48 kHz / 24-Bit
Embedded Audio InputSDI: 16-Channel
Standards
Video Standard ComplianceSMPTE 259M/292M/296M/372M/425M
ITU -R BT.601/BT.656
Connectivity
Other I/O1 x BNC Blackburst, Reference, Tri-Level Sync Input
Hardware
OS CompatibilityWindows 8.1.10 or Later
macOS 10.14.15 or Later
Linux
Power Consumption10 W
Environmental
Operating Temperature41 to 104°F / 5 to 40°C
Storage Temperature-4 to 113°F / -20 to 45°C
Operating Humidity0 to 90%
General
CertificationsC-Tick, CE, FCC, as per Manufacturer
Dimensions3.7" / 9.4 cm
Weight5.64 oz / 160 g
Warranty LengthLimited 3-Year Warranty
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.54 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.65 x 5.55 x 1.2"

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