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Blackmagic Decklink Duo 2

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Blackmagic Decklink Duo 2


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Main Feautures:

  • Unrivaled Video Quality

  • Use Your Favorite Software

  • Highest Quality Connections

  • Advanced Technology

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The Blackmagic DeckLink Duo 2 is a PCIe capture and playback card that supports SDI formats in SD and HD up to 1080p60. There are 4 independent 3G-SDI connections,  You get the flexibility of 4 separate capture or playback cards in on as well as completely customizable so it’s perfect for media play-out systems, multi screen digital signage servers, real time multi channel capture systems and more.

SDI Video Input

4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output
SDI Video Output

4 x bidirectional 12-bit SD/HD independently configurable as either Input or Output
SDI Audio Input

16 channels embedded in SD and HD
SDI Audio Output

16 channels embedded in SD and HD
Sync Input

Blackburst in SD 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.
Computer Interface

PCI Express 4 lane, compatible with 4 and 8 lane PCIe slots.
DeckLink Duo 2


Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, HEVC, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, 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

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Windows 8 and Windows 10. Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Linux
Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.
Physical Installation

PCI Express 4 lane, compatible with 4 and 8 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and Linux. Mac OS X systems require a Mac Pro computer with PCI Express slots. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Software Applications
DaVinci Resolve
Fusion 8
Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer
After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo
Photoshop CC

Other supported applications include: Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, 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, Flash Media 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.

Video Standards
SD Format Support

525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL
HD Format Support

720p50, 59.94, 60
1080p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59, 59.94, 60
1080PsF23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 29.97, 30
1080i50, 59.94, 60
SDI Compliance

SDI Metadata Support

VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188 and closed captioning.
Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
Video Sampling

4:2:2, 4:4:4
Color Precision

8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 and 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4
Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

Colorspace 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 720HD or 1080HD on input. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 zoom and 16:9 zoom
Cross Conversion

Built-in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD, 1080HD to 720HD on playback
Real Time Effects

Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Physical Specifications


Weight: 160 grams

Operating Systems

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.

Windows 7, 8 and 10, all 64-bit.

EMC Certifications

FCC, CE and C-Tick

Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing


3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

DeckLink Duo 2

SD card with software and manual

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