Blackmagic Design Announced New HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR.

The world's first 8K broadcast deck with advanced H.265 recording, touch screen interface, internal cache, built in scopes, HDR, traditional deck control and more!

Las Vegas, USA - Monday, April 2019 – Blackmagic Design announced HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR a new innovative broadcast deck with advanced H.265 8K recording combined with touch screen user interface and traditional broadcast deck controls. HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR will be available in June 2019 from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide for US$4995.

The HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR demonstrated on the Blackmagic Design NAB 2019 booth #SL216.


The new HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR features the trusted reliability of HyperDeck combined with new innovations such as space saving H.265 files, optional internal cache, 3D LUTs, native 8K and HDR support. With the ability to record native 8K in H.265, customers get reduced storage costs and amazing image quality. The large touch screen ensures a perfect view of their recording as well as control over all deck settings. Customers can then add HyperDeck Extreme Control to transform it into a traditional broadcast deck. This means HyperDeck Extreme is the perfect solution for the next generation of broadcast, live production and digital signage.

HyperDeck Extreme has an innovative touch screen user interface with deck controls as well as a large screen to view their recording. Then add a HyperDeck Extreme Control for traditional broadcast deck controls and a large shuttle knob that feels incredibly luxurious to use. Customers can even rack mount the HyperDeck and the controller. HyperDeck Extreme also includes 2 media slots, Quad 12G-SDI for 8K, analog connections for archiving, USB-C external disk recording, plus a front panel speaker and headphone jack. There's also an optional cache that eliminates dropped frames if their media becomes full or is too slow. Both AC and DC power connections are also included for studio or on location use.

With its amazing versatility, HyperDeck Extreme is also great for live production as a master recorder, clip player and for recording ISO cameras. The analog inputs allow customers to record from old video tapes, so legacy programming can be used on the latest streaming services or for use in editing. Digital signage in 8K is easy with HyperDeck Extreme as it has 10G Ethernet for fast media uploads, plus it features a simple remote control protocol. Customers can even use it as a field recorder as it includes HDMI, SDI and analog inputs with built in scopes and 3D LUTs. The scopes also help customers QA masters to ensure compliance with broadcast standards before streaming and broadcast.



HyperDeck Extreme Control lets customers connect to legacy broadcast decks, set an in and an out point, then edit. Just add HyperDeck Extreme 8K and HyperDeck Extreme Control to each legacy deck to keep them all archiving constantly with just one operator. It’s even possible to edit across formats by using Teranex Express to convert tapes from SD to HD in one step. Customers can control a wide range of decks, including Digital Betacam, 1 inch C format, and Betacam SP.

The latest Quad Link 12G-SDI is included so it’s possible to record and playback in full resolution 8K for amazing quality. The SDI connections are multi-rate, so customers can use Quad Link 12G-SDI to get compatibility with other 8K products, or switch to SD, HD or Ultra HD using the single link 12G-SDI connection. To allow regular CFast cards to be recorded at high resolution 8K, HyperDeck Extreme uses modern H.265 files for 8K recording and playback. This means HyperDeck Extreme 8K is perfect for connecting to the latest 8K televisions and projectors.

The innovative touch LCD user interface provides incredible control. On screen, there are dedicated buttons for play, stop and record, plus a mini timeline for scrolling through their recordings. Customers can even image swipe to jog. The LCD includes a heads up display of timecode, video standard, media status as well as audio meters. Scopes can be enabled via the touch screen as well as focus and exposure assist. There's also an extensive range of settings all controlled from the large LCD. Plus customers can load and save 3D LUTs. Customers also get direct buttons for transport control, enabling the 3D LUT and remote enable.

HyperDeck Extreme Control extends their HyperDeck Extreme to add traditional broadcast deck controls. It works like a traditional broadcast deck with a familiar layout. Customers can control up to 8 decks via industry standard RS-422 control. Customers can even rack mount to the HyperDeck Extreme to create a single "broadcast deck" unit. Because it uses standard RS-422, customers can control old broadcast decks and perform edits using set in and out points. That's perfect for archiving work. Plus customers can even edit between frame rates if standards converting between formats.


HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR Features:

- Supports live production, digital signage and archive use.
- Supports legacy program ingest for streaming.
- Record and playback in full resolution 8K.
- Large LCD screen for with touch user interface.
- Optional traditional broadcast deck controls.
- Dual CFast media cards for non stop recording.
- Records direct to external USB-C media disks.
- Optional media cache eliminates dropped frames.
- Quad Link 12G-SDI for 8K, HDMI and legacy analog connections!
- Advanced HDR support with bright wide gamut LCD.
- Built in scopes include waveform, vector, parade and histogram.
- Latest Multi-rate 12G-SDI for SD, HD, Ultra HD and native 8K.
- Standard H.265 and ProRes files for wide compatibility.
- Professional multi channel digital and analog audio.
- Localized for 11 popular languages.
- 10G Ethernet for extremely fast remote media upload.
- Traditional RS-422 broadcast deck control.
- Compatible with new ATEM Constellation 8K switcher.
- Works with popular NLE software such as DaVinci Resolve.

Availability and Price
HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR will be available in June 2019 for US$4995 excluding duties from Blackmagic Design resellers worldwide.

Info: www.blackmagicdesign.com &
AmyDV* & Ariston BTS* & Bon Studio* & Comart* & Telmaco*
* Authorized Resellers for Hellas in alphabetical order

Notes: Press Release - Blackmagic Design - Las Vegas, April 2019