The Blackmagic Design VIDPROREC H.264 PRO Recorder is designed for professionals who need fast, real time encoding of SDI, HDMI and analog YUV, S-Video and composite video to H.264 formats. Audio is supported from SDI, HDMI, and stereo balanced analog audio input jacks. This is a great solution to capture video from professional broadcast decks directly to SD and HD H.264 files, and great for digitizing your footage from old videotape for archiving or viewing on iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, and more.
This unit supports real time scaling thus you can resize the video to fit your intended playback devices, such as iPhone, iPad or iPod. With the included Media Express software, you can preview in real time, see clip information, batch H.264 files via the attractive user interface, and create playlists from captured files. This software is compatible with Windows and Mac OS X.
SDI Video Input
1 x 10-bit SD/HD switchable
Analog Video Input
1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or 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.
Sony compatible RS-422 deck control port.
USB 2.0 high speed (480Mb/s)
Professional Encoding H.264 Pro Recorder is for the industry professional who needs professional encoding from SDI, HDMI, analog component/composite and balanced audio. This hardware based real time H.264 encoder supports multiple profiles for small, portable video devices through to full resolution HDTV. Its real time scaling allows you to resize video in real time to scale and encode for the intended playback device, such as iPhone, iPad or iPod.
Highest Quality Video Capture H.264 Pro Recorder allows you to select between SDI, HDMI and analog component video inputs. You can select to take audio from the SDI, HDMI or stereo balanced analog audio input jacks. H.264 can be connected directly to HD or SD video sources because the SDI, HDMI and analog component inputs all switch between formats. This means you can capture from HDCAM, Digital Betacam, Betacam SP, DVD players and more!
Maximum Flexibility The perfect low cost way to capture from professional broadcast decks directly to SD and HD 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.
Preserve Archive Footage Old videotapes are delicate and have a limited life. With old videotapes deteriorating and decks that can play them getting rare, encoding video 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, all captured files are digital, and in the popular H.264 file format, so your content will never deteriorate and will be preserved forever!
Media Express Software Included! Blackmagic Media Express is included free with H.264 Pro Recorder. Media Express lets you batch capture your H.264 files with an attractive user interface that's a pleasure to use, even after hours of encoding work! 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 and easy to use and works on Mac OS X and Windows!
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