updated 10:30 am EDT, Fri September 5, 2003
Blackmagic Design today debuted a new advanced QuickTime PCI capture card called . The (G5-compatible) uncompressed 10-bit video PCI card that can do both standard definition SDI video, as well as full HDTV video formats. DeckLink HD can instantly be switched between SDTV SMPTE-259M SDI video and HDTV SMPTE-292M SDI video for 1080i/1080p/720p video editing and design. It features HD/SD-SDI video & audio input and output, as well as a Sony compatible RS422 serial deck control port. Also included is a second independent HD/SD-SDI output for video monitoring, and consumer digital audio SPDIF output for audio monitoring. It will ship in 3-4 weeks for $2,000.