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< Blackmagic Design > DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K

< Blackmagic Design > DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K


- 4-Lane PCIe Gen 2 Slot Capture Card
- SD/HD/3G/6G-SDI and HDMI Inputs
- Inputs Uncompressed 10-Bit Video
- 4:2:2 Video Sampling
- 16 Ch Audio Embedded in HD SDI
- 8 Ch Audio Embedded in SD SDI
- 8 Ch Audio Embedded in SD and HD HDMI
- OS X, Windows and Linux Compatible

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DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K is a low profile PCI Express capture card, featuring 6G-SDI and the latest HDMI 2.0a connections so you can record all formats up to 2160p30 on your computer! The SDI and HDMI inputs automatically detect and switch between all video formats. You even get high dynamic range recording and metadata over HDMI. The DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K is perfect for integrating into mobile live capture environments, broadcast trucks and more! You can even develop your own custom capture solutions using the Blackmagic Desktop Video SDK for Mac OS, Windows and Linux! Includes two PCI Express shields for both full height and low profile slots.


DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K


SDI Video Inputs :

1 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD switchable.

SDI Audio Inputs :

16 channels embedded in SD, HD, Ultra HD.

HDMI Video Inputs :

1 x HDMI 2.0a connector.

HDMI Audio Inputs :

8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, Ultra HD.

Computer Interface :

PCI Express 4 lane generation 2, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots.


Supported Codecs

AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, DNxHR & DNxHD, 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.



Software Included :

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS and Windows.
Media Express, 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 generation 2, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS, Windows and Linux. Mac OS systems require a Mac Pro computer with PCI Express slots.


Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve
Adobe Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer
Adobe Photoshop CC

Other supported applications include: 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, Burst Video WebClip2Go & [REC]Marker, Zoom.


Video Standards

SD Video Standards :

525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL

HD Video Standards :

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

2K Video Standards (SDI ONLY) :

2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p
2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI F25PsF

Ultra HD Video Standards :

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30

4K DCI Video Standards :

4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p.

SDI Compliance :

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

SDI Metadata Support :

RP 188/SMPTE 12M-2 and closed captioning.

Audio Sampling :

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.

SDI Video Sampling :

4:4:4 & 4:2:2

SDI Color Precision :

8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to 1080p60, and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes.

Color Space :

REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020.

SDI HDR Support :

HDR static metadata packing, HLG and PQ transfer characteristics.

HDMI Video Sampling :

4:4:4, 4:2:2 & 4:2:0

HDMI Configuration :

HDMI 2.0a supports Deep Color and HDR.

HDMI Color Precision :

Up to 12-bit (Deep Color)

HDMI HDR Support :

HDR static metadata packing, HLG and PQ transfer characteristics.

Multiple Rate Support :

HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and 4K.

Copy Protection :

HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.



Colorspace Conversion :

Hardware based real time.

HD to SD Down Conversion :

Software based down conversion during video capture.

HD Up Conversion :

Software based up conversion from SD to HD on capture. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox or 16:9 anamorphic.


Operating Systems

Mac 11.1 Big Sur,
Mac 12.0 Monterey or later.
Windows 8.1, 10 and 11, all 64-bit.


Power Requirements

Power Consumption :

8 Watts


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.

In the box
- DeckLink Mini Recorder 4K
- Low profile slot bracket

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