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Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K

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Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K
Key Features
  • SD/HD/3G/6G-SDI Input
  • HDMI Input
  • PCI-Express 2.0 x4 Interface
  • DCI 4K, UHD, HD, and SD Video Support
Record SD, HD, or 4K footage via HDMI or SDI with the Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K. Whether recording for broadcast or backing up older media to newer, more robust formats for current projects, the Decklink Mini Recorder 4K has you covered. The input panel holds a single SD/HD/3G/6G-SDI input and an HDMI 2.0 input, both capable of DCI and UHD 4K resolutions.
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Blackmagic Design Mini Recorder 4K Overview

Record SD, HD, or 4K footage via HDMI or SDI with the Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K. Whether recording for broadcast or backing up older media to newer, more robust formats for current projects, the Decklink Mini Recorder 4K has you covered. The input panel holds a single SD/HD/3G/6G-SDI input and an HDMI 2.0 input, both capable of DCI and UHD 4K resolutions.

Consumer and professional video codecs are supported, including H.264, Apple ProRes, AVC-Intra, and more, allowing full-resolution input of nearly any project. Wide software support including Blackmagic Design's own DaVinci Resolve and Fusion in addition to other popular platforms such as Apple's Final Cut Pro X, Avid's Media Composer, and Adobe's Premiere and After Effects CC, allows for the same hardware to be used with changing workflows over time.

The card itself requires an open PCI-Express slot conforming to at least PCI-E 2.0 x4 specifications. PCI-E x8 and x16 slots in 2.0 and 3.0 variants can also be used. A full-height bracket comes pre-installed, and a low-profile bracket is included for installation in a small form-factor PC or an external chassis.

Processing Features
  • Color Space Conversion: Hardware-based, real-time color space conversion
  • HD Up-Conversion: Software-based down-conversion during video playback
Software Support
DaVinci Resolve, Fusion, Premiere Pro CC, Avid Media Composer, After Effects CC, Avid Pro Tools, Steinberg Cubase, Steinberg Nuendo, Photoshop CC, Media Express, 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.

Note: For updated software lists see the Blackmagic Design website

Blackmagic Design Mini Recorder 4K Specs

Video I/O
Input
1x BNC (6G-SDI) Female
1x HDMI 2.0a Female
Format Support
Video Resolution
BNC Input (8/10-Bit 4:2:2 YUV)
4096 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25 fps
3840 x 2160 at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30 fps
2048 x 1080p at 23.98/24/25 fps
2048 x 1080PsF at 23.98/24/25 fps
BNC Input (8/10/12-Bit 4:4:4 RGB)
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30 fps
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94/60 fps
1920 x 1080PsF at 23.98/24/25/29.97/30 fps
1280 x 720 at 50/59.94/60 fps
720 x 576i at 50 fps
720 x 480i at 59.94 fps
HDMI Input (8/10/12-Bit 4:4:4/4:2:2/4:2:0)
4096 x 2160
3840 x 2160
1920 x 1080p
1920 x 1080PsF
1920 x 1080i
1280 x 720
720 x 576i
Audio Format
Unspecified Digital Signal Input: 48 kHz / 24-Bit
Embedded Audio
SDI: 16-Channel
HDMI: 8-Channel
Standards
Video Standard Compliance
SMPTE: 259M/292M/372M/425M/ST-2081
ITU-R: BT.601/BT.656
HDR Compatibility
Hybrid Log Gamma
Broadcast System Compatibility
NTSC, PAL
OS Compatibility
Windows 7 or Later
macOS 10.14 or Later
Linux
Power
Power Consumption
8 W
Environmental
Operating Temperature
32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature
-4 to 113°F / -20 to 45°C
Operating Humidity
0 to 90%
General
Dimensions
4.7" / 11.94 cm
Weight
3.17 oz / 90 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.4 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.4 x 5.3 x 1.2"

Blackmagic Design Mini Recorder 4K Reviews

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Well this card work with windows 10 64bit & ...

Well this card work with windows 10 64bit & streaming with OBS?
Asked by: Benny
Yes it does. Flawlessly.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2020-07-09

HI, Can i use this card to capture the SDI ...

HI, Can i use this card to capture the SDI Program output from a Blackmagic Design ATEM Television Studio HD. I want to livestream with OBS with this declink?
Asked by: edgar
Yes. That is the same scenario I use it in
Answered by: Dennis
Date published: 2020-12-28

Can you use both HDMI and SDI inputs at the same ...

Can you use both HDMI and SDI inputs at the same time?
Asked by: Ken
I only use SDI. Call BMD tech support.
Answered by: Dario
Date published: 2020-11-12

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Hi, can it display to hd tv hd monitor with hd footage?
Asked by: Kallol B.
Yes it can. While it supports signals up to 4K, it will also work with HD signals. You would need a monitor or television with an SDI or HDMI input.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2018-11-07

Will this card be recognized and work with Adobe ...

Will this card be recognized and work with Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.5?
Asked by: James
The card is newer and will probably not be recognized. We have not tested this.
Answered by: BMD Product Specialist
Date published: 2019-04-03

Will this enable use for Skype as an input webcam ...

Will this enable use for Skype as an input webcam option?
Asked by: Andrew
When using this card, Skype should read it as an external camera source.
Answered by: Eric
Date published: 2021-01-14

Would this work on a MacBook using an external ...

Would this work on a MacBook using an external PCI-E enclosure?
Asked by: ALVIN
Yes Im using an external Sonnet pci with this card
Answered by: EDUARDO
Date published: 2021-10-10

Will this work in Linix? I'll be running CentOS ...

Will this work in Linix? I'll be running CentOS 8.1 and need to to capture a video stream.
Asked by: Jim
Yes, this card will work in a Linux system. It was tested and certified to work with Ubuntu 17.10, 18.04, Debian 8 - 9, Fedora 27 - 28, and CentOS 6 - 7.
Answered by: BMD Product Specialist
Date published: 2020-03-09
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