Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder

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Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder

  • 1-Lane PCIe Slot Capture Card
  • Inputs Uncompressed 10-Bit Video
  • Support OS X, Windows, and Linux 
  • 8 Ch Audio Embedded in SD and HD HDMI
  • 4:2:2 Video Sampling
  • SDI and HDMI Inputs
  • Video Encoding


The Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder allows you to record uncompressed 10-bit video from SDI and HDMI video sources. DeckLink Mini Recorder switches between SD and HD video formats and is perfect for building ingest servers or other video solutions where you need to capture only in a low profile card! Includes two PCIe shields for both full height and low profile slots.

This capture card support SDI and HDMI inputs for capturing uncompressed 10-bit video from a camera into your computer with 4:2:2 video sampling. Automatic switching between SD and HD, this DeckLink Mini Recorder supports the most common video formats with resolutions up to 1080p29.97. 

DeckLink capture and playback cards are used every day in the production of television commercials, music videos, episodic television programs, and Hollywood feature films. With cutting edge technologies built-in, you get the highest quality video and maximum reliability. No other capture cards support more applications and more platforms than DeckLink, so you can always work with your favorite software. Every DeckLink PCIe card can be installed in Mac, Windows, and Linux-based workstations and media servers to give you ultimate flexibility!

DeckLink Mini Recorder Features:

  • SD/HD 10-bit and switchable video with 16 ch HD / 8 ch SD embedded audio
  • HDMI video with 8 ch audio embedded in SD and HD
  • Support a wide variety of Application
  • Compatible with Mac OS X, Windows 8, and Linux.1-Lane PCIe Slot Capture Card
  • Inputs Uncompressed 10-Bit Video
  • OS X, Windows and Linux Compatible
  • 8 Ch Audio Embedded in SD SDI
  • 8 Ch Audio Embedded in SD and HD HDMI
  • Perfect for Live Streaming
  • 4:2:2 Video Sampling
  • SDI and HDMI Inputs
  • Video Encoding


In the box Blackmagic Design DeckLink Mini Recorder
Low profile slot bracket
SD card with software and manual
Limited 3-year Warranty
Video Interface  
Video Inputs 1x SDI 10-bit SD/HD switchable
1x HDMI type A connector
Audio Connections  
HDMI Audio Input

8 Channels embedded in SD and HD

SDI Audio Input 8 channels embedded in SD and HD
Computer Interface PCI Express 1 lane, compatible with 1, 4, 8 and 16 lane PCIe slots
Codecs Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, 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.
Software Included Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 or Windows 8. Media Express, Blackmagic Control Panel 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 1 lane, compatible with 1, 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS X, Windows 8 and Linux. Mac OS X systems require a Mac Pro computer. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.
Software Applications Adobe Premiere Pro
Avid Media Composer
Adobe After Effects
Nuke - The Foundry
DaVinci Resolve
Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo
Adobe Photoshop
Media Express
Other supported application Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidcaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Harris Infocaster.
Video Standards  
SD Format Support 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC
HD Format Support 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97,1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M and 292M
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 
Color Precision 10-bit
Color Space REC 601, REC 709
HDMI Configuration HDMI automatically configures to connected display.
HDMI Resolution Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.
HDMI Color Precision 10-bit
Multiple Rate support SDI and HDMI are switchable between between standard definitlon and high definition.
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 720HD or 1080HD on capture.
Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox or 16:9 anamorphic.
Power Consumption 5 Watts
EMC Certifications FCC, CE and C-Tick
Environment 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
Dimensions (Deep) 3.6" (9.2 cm)
Weight 0.17 oz (5 g)
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