Blackmagic Design Duplicator 4k

R 46,810.00 R 47,950.00

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Blackmagic Design Duplicator 4k Features

Experience seamless recording with the Blackmagic Design Duplicator 4K, tailored for live duplication and enduring, long-form recording. It is meticulously crafted and integrates an advanced 12G-SDI design alongside 25 SD card recorders, facilitating simultaneous encoding and recording across all cards, ensuring you never miss a beat during live events. Not just a duplicator, it doubles as a long-form recorder, capturing continuous footage for weeks, providing an unbroken chain of your most vital moments.

This exceptional piece of technology welcomes you to a world where your recordings are not only lengthy but also of exemplary quality, courtesy of its built-in hardware encoders for H.264 and H.265. The Blackmagic Design Duplicator 4K features the broad SD card support. This system embraces Class 10, UHS‑I, and UHS‑II cards, with the ability to format cards to the ExFAT file system, ensuring that your recording journey is smooth and adaptable.

Savour the simplicity of connectivity with the duplicator's straightforward interfacing: 1 SDI Video Input and 1 loop-out SDI Video Output, coupled with extensive SDI rates from 270Mb to 12G. Enjoy a crystal-clear auditory experience from 16 channels of embedded SDI audio inputs and outputs. Its compatibility with a wide array of video standards, from 525i59.94 NTSC to 2160p60 Ultra HD, ensures that your recordings are versatile and meet top-tier industry standards.

Navigating through the Blackmagic Design Duplicator 4K becomes a piece of cake, thanks to its 2.2-inch colour display and intuitive control panel. With the included Blackmagic Duplicator software and easy-to-update firmware built into the software driver, your recording and duplicating endeavours are always on technology's leading edge.

The compact Duplicator 4K is enclosed within a single rack unit size and is less than 7 inches deep, ensuring it gracefully fits into your working space. Experience a fusion of sophistication, unparalleled quality, and robust functionality with the Blackmagic Design Duplicator 4K.

Blackmagic Design Duplicator 4k Specifications


SD Card Support

Class 10 minimum, will support UHS‑I and UHS‑II cards.


SDI Video Inputs


Please click here for a summary of recommended cables to use with Blackmagic 12G‑SDI products.

SDI Video Outputs

1 x loop out.

SDI Rates

270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G.

SDI Audio Inputs

16 channels embedded.

SDI Audio Outputs

16 channels embedded.

Optical SDI

Supports optional SMPTE optical module.

Optical Outputs

1 x 10‑bit SD/HD/UHD auto switching.

SD Card Interface

25 x SD Card Slots

Device Control

Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control port. 1 x in plus 1 x out.

Computer Interface

1 x USB 2.0 mini port for software updates and Blackmagic Duplicator software control.


Ethernet supports 10/100/1000 BaseT.


SD Video Standards

525i59.94 NTSC 4:3 or 16:9, 625i50 PAL 4:3 or 16:9

HD Video Standards

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

Ultra HD Video Standards

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60.

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, 292M, 296M, 425M Level A and B

SDI Metadata Support

HD RP188 and closed captioning.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24‑bit uncompressed.

Video Sampling


Product Specifics

Duplicate Recording Mode

Duplicate recording mode simultaneously records to all media in Blackmagic Duplicator 4K and to additional units connected via RS422.

Single Disk Recording Mode

Single Disk recording mode records sequentially to all media in the primary Blackmagic Duplicator 4K, then sequentially to additional units connected in series via RS422. Recording will automatically stop when media in all units is full.

Disk Overwrite Recording Mode

Disk Overwrite recording mode records sequentially to a single Blackmagic Duplicator 4K, overwriting media in a continuous loop until the recording is stopped.

Record Codec

8‑bit H.264 or 10‑bit H.265 at 4:2:0 with ACC audio.



25 x UHS‑I for SD, HD and Ultra HD recording.

Media Type

Class 10 minimum. SDXC UHS‑I and SDHC UHS‑I SD cards. Also supports UHS‑II SD cards.

Media Format

Can format cards to ExFAT file system.


Built in Control Panel

6 buttons for transport and menu control. Includes record, append record, stop, menu, remote and control panel lock buttons. 2.2 inch color display.

External Control

RS‑422 deck control, SDI start/stop, timecode run. Includes Blackmagic HyperDeck SDK and Ethernet HyperDeck Control Protocol.


Software Included

Blackmagic Duplicator

Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start, or via updater software


1x built in high res LCD 320 x 240 for menu settings, status, format, audio level and total number of SD cards.

Physical Installation

1 rack unit size. Less than 7 inches deep.