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Blackmagic Design H264 Pro Recorder

Blackmagic Design
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Main Features

  • Professional Encoding
  • Preserve Archive Footage
  • SDI Video Input
  • HDMI Video Input
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Special Notice
Please Note: A Type A to Mini B USB Cable is not included with this item, and if required must be purchases separately.

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SRP : $755.00 Inc GST
Instant Savings: $80.00

What's in the Box

Blackmagic Design H264 Pro Recorder
  • Media Express, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic Driver on Mac OS X
  • Media Express, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic Driver on Windows
  • +12V universal power supply
  • 1-Year Warranty

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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!

Professional Encoding

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 for frame accurate deck control with EDL import! Media Express lets you encode on Mac, Windows and Linux!

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. RS-422 deck control is included with software for Mac, Windows and Linux!

Highest Quality Video Capture

H.264 Pro Recorder allows you to select between SDI, HDMI and analog component video inputs with selection between 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!

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, Windows and Linux!

Simple Software

UPC: 9338716000924
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Product works well, can recommend as an recorder. Record capture is easy for live video through a multi camera switch, However our intended use was for live streaming which webdiscovered that this is not its intended use. However received good support from team and after downloading MXLight software we were able to broadcast live streaming to YouTube using the H264 pro recorder. Works well but not the easiest option for our desired purpose, however it is cost effective option.
Date published: 2018-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great device which works This product does exactly what it states and what I need.
Date published: 2014-06-11
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not the All in one device I was hoping I had all sorts of issues with this when used for analogue video conversion. v-sync problems, audio sync sync etc. However adding in a Time Based Corrector fixed these issues. I would have thought since it is marketed for analogue video conversion that this would at least have been pointed out, if not actually have this built in.

I did also use this for its HDMI input and live streaming via a windows laptop, this works quite well. Though there are other options if this is all you are after.

So I guess it depends what use you have for it.
Date published: 2013-07-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from i had all sorts of issues it works well with its own software but couldnt get it to work with Microsoft Expressions 4.
Even though i had the right laptop and USB3.0 chipsets.
in the end i had to return it.
it needs to be more open to other hardware and software to be of any use.
Date published: 2012-05-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Look Elsewhere Will only run on late model Intel machines. Software is unstable. Need to quit frequently to start a new capture. Audio falls out of sync after about 30 minutes. Audio output is Balanced only - Need to purchase a D.I. for line level if you don't already own one. Picture will roll horizontally if you attempt to shuttle/scrub your source and will stay that way during capture. A TBC may help but I doubt it. To have the words "Pro" written anywhere on the packaging is a joke - A [$] piece of Pro Rubbish. Coming from Black Magic, I expected a lot more.
Date published: 2011-12-10
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