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#1 fdoeve

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 05:37 PM

Hi guys!

 

Do any of you guys have any experience with this capture card, ord maybe it's little brother, the decklink Quad?

 

I might be able to get one for my Watchout 5 setup and i think it looks promising.

 

https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/decklink/techspecs/W-DLK-30

 

Thanks in advance!

 

Frank

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#2 Vollmers

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 06:35 PM

Yes, and I won't recommend BM capture cards. We had all sorts of problems, like having to reboot 4-5 times, because the BM capture cards wouldn't initialise properly. After a short time we changed to a Datapath card that Dataton also recommended. No problems since the change. True - BM looks really promising, and they do have a lot of great products. Unfortunately the capture cards are, in my opinion, not the right choice in this case.

Best regards Christian

#3 Alex Ramos

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 07:19 PM

I the quad 2 and its working perfect. Also have other BM models all work flawless.

#4 zackboyd

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Posted 15 February 2017 - 08:24 PM

I've used the Duo many times over. A little quirky and requires correct configuration in the driver and watchout, but solid and the price is right.



#5 fdoeve

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 01:37 PM

Thanks for your replies guys!

Still hoping my boss will get me one of these cards ;-)







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