Blackmagic MULTIBRPRO2 Multibridge Pro 2 External PCI Express Capture

Blackmagic MULTIBRPRO2 Multibridge Pro 2 External PCI Express Capture

  • $1,670.24
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Multibridge is the world's first external PCI Express capture and playback solution that instantly switches between SD, HD and 2K, in 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 video quality. Connect to your PC or Mac with high speed 10 Gb/s PCI Express for the world's highest quality editing system, or use independently as a bi-directional SDI video converter. With two models to choose from, there is a Multibridge model for every workflow.

All Multibridge models support SDI, HDMI and analog video input and output. Capture and playback from any SDI, HDMI or analog broadcast deck, camera or monitor. Use Multibridge as a bidirectional video converter and convert from SDI to analog and HDMI, and analog to SDI and HDMI simultaneously. For the widest compatibility, SDI, HDMI and analog component connections switch instantly between standard definition and high definition. With all Multibridge models supporting Dual Link SDI and 3 Gb/s SDI, you can capture and play back 4:4:4 video when used with decks such as Sony HDCAM SR™, or play back in real time 2K film resolution at 24 fps with Blackmagic Design's HDLink Pro.

Multibridge Eclipse and Multibridge Pro are the first editing solutions to include high speed 3 Gb/s SDI connections. 3 Gb/s SDI is the latest version of the SDI video standard that allows 4:4:4 RGB and 2K film connection with a single BNC type connection. 3 Gb/s SDI runs twice the data rate of normal HD-SDI video, however instantly switches to traditional standard definition and high definition SDI. 3 Gb/s SDI allows 4:4:4 RGB workflow or full resolution 2K feature film quality 24 fps 2048 x 1556 capture and playback. 2K via SDI allows a revolutionary change to feature film workflow as now you can connect film resolution video around your facility easily as video is handled today. This eliminates retraining time and cost when you want to work on film projects.

When you disconnect the PCI Express cable from the host computer you have the ideal solution for converting analog equipment to SDI-based digital systems, as all Multibridge models will instantly switch into a bi-directional broadcast video and audio converter. Simultaneously convert from digital to analog, and analog to digital all at the same time with selectable audio embedding and de-embedding.

Multibridge comes in two individual models to suit your workflow. Multibridge Pro provides Dual Link 3 Gb/s SDI, HDMI and analog capture and playback in SD, HD and 2K, with 8 AES/EBU and 2 channels of analog audio. Multibridge Pro's low cost also makes it a great general purpose rack mounted video converter. Multibridge Eclipse features a larger 2 rack unit size for a massive 12 channels of AES/EBU, and 4 channels of balanced audio, HDMI in and out, Dual Link 3 Gb/s SDI in and out, and an advanced front panel design with status lights and 32 audio level meters.