SDI Video Input
1 x 10‑bit SD/HD switchable
Only 1 left in stock
Capture from broadcast decks to SD and HD H.264 files!
Now it’s easy to distribute your client’s H.264 video files to websites, YouTube, iPhone and even iPad! Blackmagic Design’s H.264 Pro Recorder handles capture from all popular video formats so you can encode directly from professional broadcast decks!
H.264 Pro Recorder is for the industry professional who needs professional encoding from SDI, HDMI, analog component / composite and balanced audio! H.264 Pro Recorder includes Blackmagic Design’s powerful Media Express software for frame accurate capturing and encoding on Mac and Windows!
Highest Quality Video Capture
H.264 Pro Recorder allows you to select between SDI, HDMI and analog component video inputs. You can choose to record audio from the SDI, HDMI or stereo balanced analog audio input jacks. The SDI and HDMI input connections automatically switch between all formats so you can connect H.264 Pro Recorder directly to devices such as HDCAM, Digital Betacam, Betacam SP decks, DVD players and more!
It’s the perfect low cost way to capture from professional SD and HD broadcast decks directly into H.264 files! With new ways of delivering content to consumers, now it’s easy to capture old or new programming content into the same file format used on the web, iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, YouTube and more! Capture directly from SDI, HDMI and component analog video with embedded SDI, HDMI and balanced analog audio inputs. Plus you get RS-422 deck control and Media Express software for Mac and Windows!
Preserve Archive Footage
Old videotapes are delicate and have a limited life. Not only are fragile, old videotapes deteriorating, finding decks that still work and can play them back is getting even harder! Encoding video to digital H.264 files is the only way to preserve valuable footage! Use H.264 to archive old programming, news footage and other materials that might be on old videotape formats, before the tapes deteriorate and the content is lost forever. With H.264 Pro Recorder, your files are digital, so your content will never deteriorate and can be preserved forever!
Media Express Software Included!
Blackmagic Media Express is included free with H.264 Pro Recorder. Media Express features an attractive easy to use interface that lets you batch capture your H.264 files. You can even create your own playlist from captured files. Media Express also supports CMX EDL import and frame accurate deck control via RS-422, so you can fully automate batch capture of multiple H.264 files! Media Express is fast, accurate, easy to use and works on both Mac OS X and Windows!
1 x 10‑bit SD/HD switchable
1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S‑Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.
1 x HDMI type A connector.
2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio with standard 1/4 inch jack connections.
2 Channels from embedded SDI audio.
2 Channels from embedded HDMI audio.
RS‑422 deck control.
USB 2.0 high speed (480Mb/s)
525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
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
SMPTE 259M and SMPTE 292.
Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
REC 601, REC 709
270 Mb, 1.5G‑SDI, 3G‑SDI
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.
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.
Media Express, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac™. Media Express, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Windows™.
Firmware upgrade via USB.
+12V universal power supply included with international socket adaptors for all countries. Cable tie point.
Requires computer with a USB 2.0 port.
0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
0% to 90% non-condensing
H.264 Pro Recorder
+12V universal power supply with international socket adaptors
12 Month Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty.