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2019 #NABShow: Product Spotlight: HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR by Blackmagic Design


The new HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR from Blackmagic Design is set to become the perfect multiple solution for next generation broadcast, live production and digital signage applications. Designed for versatility, the HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR can be used as a clip player, ISO cam recorder, and/or master record. Also, the analog inputs will allow for old video tapes to be ingested for use in editing or streaming service. Designed with 10G Ethernet, the HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR, increases speed for fast media uploads. When used as a field recorder, the unit includes HDMI, SDI and analog inputs with built-in scopes and 3D LUTs!

The HyperDeck Extreme Control brings users  traditional broadcast deck controls with the large shuttle knob! Featuring two media slots, Quad 12G-SDI for 8K, analog connections for archiving, USB-C external disk recording, front panel speaker and headphone input provides users with more traditional controls. Also, designed for in studio or on location the unit has both AC and DC power connections. The RS-422 Control feature can control a wide range of decks, including Digital Betacam, 1 inch C format, and Betacam SP, which is perfect for archiving work and converting between formats.

The unit also features dual CFast media support cards for non stop recording. The H.265 files are small, so recording for hours on standard CFast card is very possible! With H.265, you can record 498 minutes at 8Kp60 on a 1 TB card, 1,059 minutes in 2160p60 Ultra HD and 2,354 minutes in 1080p59.94 on a 1 TB card. That’s over 8 hours in 8K and over 39 hours in HD! To eliminate dropped frames the HyperDeck Extreme 8K has a PCIe flash disk to be used as record cache, the cache will automatically take over and record any content the media could not capture. The built in scopes even change to HDR scopes when working in HDR formats! Files are tagged with the correct HDR information then SDI and HDMI inputs will also automatically detect HDR video standards. Static metadata PQ and HLG formats are handled according to the ST2084 standard. The bright LCD has a wider color gamut so can handle both Rec. 2020 and Rec. 709 colorspaces. The built in HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR LCD color gamut can even handle 100% of the DCI‑P3 format.

Visit the Blackmagic Design in at the 2019 #NABShow booth #SL216 for demonstrations and applications.

About Blackmagic Design

Blackmagic Design creates the world’s highest quality video editing products, digital film cameras, color correctors, video converters, video monitoring, routers, live production switchers, disk recorders, waveform monitors and real time film scanners for the feature film, post production and television broadcast industries. Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink capture cards launched a revolution in quality and affordability in post production, while the company’s Emmy™ award winning DaVinci color correction products have dominated the television and film industry since 1984. Blackmagic Design continues ground breaking innovations including 6G-SDI and 12G-SDI products and stereoscopic 3D and Ultra HD workflows. Founded by world leading post production editors and engineers, Blackmagic Design has offices in the USA, UK, Japan, Singapore and Australia. For more information, please go to www.blackmagicdesign.com.

About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 6th-11th, 2019 in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest electronic media show covering the creation, management and delivery of content across all platforms. With 103,000 attendees from 166 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, #NABShow 2019 is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways.

About NAB 
The National Association of Broadcasters is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

Broadcast Beat is the Official Broadcaster of the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas and the Producer of NAB Show LIVE. 

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