Blackmagic Design Intensity Pro 4K Capture Card

R 5,650.00


Blackmagic Design Intensity Pro 4K Capture Card Features

Welcome to the realm of Intensity Pro 4K, your ultimate solution for capturing and playing back video on your PCI Express-enabled Mac, Windows, and Linux computers.

Boasting a wealth of features that outshines its predecessor, this advanced capture card offers NTSC/PAL and HD compatibility and supports Ultra HD video with or without compression. Able to capture striking Ultra HD images at up to 30 frames per second or 1080HD at a sensational 60 frames per second, it promises a lifelike experience with images so sharp that colours seem to pop off the screen.

To further enhance your video-capturing prowess, it comes pre-packaged with DaVinci Resolve and Media Express software, providing professional editing, grading, and media management capabilities without the additional cost.

The Intensity Pro 4K is more than just a capture card. It's your versatile tool for all video-related endeavours. Whether streaming gameplay, archiving old tapes, or conducting video conferences, this powerful device meets all your needs thanks to its extensive HDMI and analogue breakout connections. You can connect it to the latest 4K televisions or older VHS decks and capture full 10-bit YUV video from the newest gaming consoles. Additionally, it supports many video formats, from NTSC, PAL, 720HD, and 1080HD, to Ultra HD, accommodating a massive resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

With broadcast quality components akin to those used by professionals in the film and television industry, the Intensity Pro 4K can save files in professional compressed formats, such as ProRes and DNxHD, or as fully uncompressed 10-bit video, ensuring the highest quality video and the best colour precision possible.

Blackmagic Design Intensity Pro 4K Capture Card Specifications

HDMI Video Inputs

1 x HDMI type A connector.

HDMI Video Outputs

1 x HDMI type A connector.

HDMI Audio Inputs

8 Channels embedded in SD, HD and Ultra HD.

HDMI Audio Outputs

8 Channels embedded in SD, HD and Ultra HD.

Analog Video Inputs

Component, Composite or S-Video.

Analog Video Outputs

Component, Composite or S-Video.

Analog Audio Inputs

2 Channel RCA HiFi audio in 24-bit.

Analog Audio Outputs

2 Channel RCA HiFi audio in 24-bit.

Multiple Rate Support

HDMI video connections are switchable between SD, HD and Ultra HD. Component analog video connections are switchable between SD and HD.

Computer Interface

PCI Express 4 lane, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots.

Supported Codecs

AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, DNxHR & DNxHD, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 HQ, Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes LT, Apple ProRes 422 Proxy, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:4:4.


Software Included

DaVinci Resolve, Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS and Windows. Media Express, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Linux.

Internal Software Upgrade

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

Physical Installation

PCI Express 4 lane, compatible with 4, 8 and 16 lane PCI Express slots on Mac OS, Windows and Linux. Mac OS systems require a Mac Pro computer with PCI Express slots. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Other supported applications include:

The Foundry Nuke, Grass Valley Edius, Sony Catalyst Production Suite, Tools On Air Just: Play & Live & In, Softron MovieRecorder & MReplay, Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder, Telestream Wirecast, Livestream Producer, Resolume Arena, Magix Vegas Pro & Movie Edit Pro Premium, Corel VideoStudio Pro, CyberLink PowerDirector, Vidblaster X & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay One & CG, CasparCG Server, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster, DevTek Easy Media Suite, Metus Ingest, Boinx Software MimoLive, Cinegy Capture Pro, vMix Live, Renewed Vision ProPresenter, Ventuz Director, Class X Liveboard & Coral CG, Glookast Capturer, Open Broadcaster Software Studio, Nautilus NEMO3D, Burst Video Webclip2Go & [REC]Marker.

These are third party applications and support may vary, check with your software vendor.

Video Standards

SD Video Standards

525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL

HD Video Standards

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

Ultra HD Video Standards

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24-bit.

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709.

HDMI Video Sampling

4:4:4, 4:2:2 & 4:2:0.

HDMI Color Precision

8, 10-bit (Deep Color) RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to 1080p60, 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes.

HDMI Configuration

HDMI 1.4b supports Deep Color and automatically configures to connected display.

Copy Protection

HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.


Ultra HD/HD Down Conversion

Software based down conversion during video playback.

HD Up Conversion

Real time SD to 1080HD and 720HD during video capture.

Real Time Effects

DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Adobe Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Power Requirements

Power Consumption

17 Watts

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5¬į to 40¬į¬†C (32¬į to 104¬į¬†F)

Storage Temperature

-20¬į to 45¬į¬†C (-4¬į to 113¬į¬†F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

Intensity Pro 4K

Welcome wallet with QR code for software download

Breakout Cable


12 Months Limited Warranty.