SDI Video Input

1 x 10‑bit SD/HD switchable


Analog Video Input

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S‑Videoor Composite. Component supports HD and SD.


HDMI Video Input

1 x HDMI type A connector.


Analog Audio Input

2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio with standard 1/4 inch jack connections.


SDI Audio Input

2 Channels from embedded SDI audio.


HDMI Audio Input

2 Channels from embedded HDMI audio


External Control

RS‑422 deck control.


Computer Interface

USB 2.0 high speed (480Mb/s)


SD Video Formats

525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL


HD Video Formats

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


SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M and SMPTE 292.


Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.


Video Sampling

4:2:2 YUV


SDI Color Precision



Color Space

REC 601, REC 709


HDMI Color Precision



SDI Rates

270 Mb, 1.5G‑SDI, 3G‑SDI


Copy Protection

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



Hardware based real time H.264 encoder supports multiple profiles for small, portable video devices through to full resolution HDTV.


Realtime Scaling

Capture at full HD or SD resolution, or use direct resize in realtime to scale and encode for the intended playback device, such as iPhone, iPad or iPod.


Software Included

Media Express, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac™. Media Express, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Windows™.


Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware upgrade via USB.


Operating Systems

Mac 10.14 Mojave,
Mac 10.15 Catalina or later.

Windows 8.1 and 10.


Physical Specifications (w x d x h)

4.85” x 4.24” x 0.91”


Power Supply

+12V universal power supply included with international socket adaptors for all countries. Cable tie point.


Physical Installation

Requires computer with a USB 2.0 port.


Operating temperature

0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)


Storage temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)


Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing


What's Included

H.264 Pro Recorder

Software CD

+12V universal power supply with international socket adaptors



12 Month Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty


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