HyperDeck Extreme features the trusted reliability of HyperDeck combined with new innovations such as space saving H.265 files, optional internal cache, 3D LUTs and HDR support! With the ability to record up to native 8K in H.265, you get reduced storage costs and amazing image quality. The large touch screen ensures a perfect view of your recording as well as control over all deck settings. You 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!
Powerful Ultra HD touchscreen HyperDeck records and plays H.265 and ProRes files in all SD, HD and Ultra HD standards up to 2160p60. Includes scopes, upgradable cache plus SDI, HDMI and analog video. Advanced 8K model includes all the features of the 4K model, plus adds 8K 4320p60 recording and playback in H.265 and ProRes files. Includes touchscreen, scopes, user cache, and Quad Link 12G SDI.
HyperDeck Extreme has an innovative touch screen user interface with deck controls as well as a large screen to view your recording. Then add a HyperDeck Extreme Control for traditional broadcast deck controls and a large shuttle knob that feels incredibly luxurious to use! You can even rack mount the HyperDeck and the controller! HyperDeck Extreme also includes 2 media slots, 12G‑SDI, 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 your 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 you to record from old video tapes, so legacy programming can be used on the latest streaming services or for use in editing. Digital signage is easy with HyperDeck Extreme as it has 10G Ethernet for fast media uploads, plus it features a simple remote-control protocol. You 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 you QA masters to ensure compliance with broadcast standards before streaming and broadcast!
As streaming services have become common, preserving cultural diversity through maintaining localized content is increasingly important. The solution is to get each country’s legacy programs onto streaming services at an affordable cost. HyperDeck Extreme Control lets you connect to legacy broadcast decks, set an in and an out point, then edit. Just add HyperDeck Extreme 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. You can control a wide range of decks, including Digital Betacam, 1 inch C format, and Betacam SP.
The HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR model has Quad Link 12G‑SDI so it’s possible to record and playback in full resolution 8K for amazing quality! The SDI connections are multi-rate, so you 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 8K HDR uses modern H.265 files for 8K recording and playback. That’s perfect for connecting to the latest 8K televisions and projectors. Plus, it’s also the perfect solution when using ATEM switchers. With 8K broadcasting already happening now, you’re ready for an 8K future!
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 your recordings. You 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, you can load and save 3D LUTs! You also get direct buttons for transport control, enabling the 3D LUT and remote enable. Then you can always add traditional deck controls with HyperDeck Extreme Control.
HyperDeck Extreme Control extends your HyperDeck Extreme to add traditional broadcast deck controls. It works like a traditional broadcast deck with a familiar layout. You can control up to 8 decks via industry standard RS‑422 control. You can even rack mount to the HyperDeck Extreme to create a single “broadcast deck” unit. Because it uses standard RS‑422, you can control old broadcast decks and perform edits using set in and out points. That’s perfect for archiving work. Plus, you can even edit between frame rates if standards converting between formats. Even the controls have been developed in-house by Blackmagic Design to ensure a premium feel with traditional styling.
CFast media support allows you to record to commonly available flash memory cards. The H.265 files are small enough to allow long recordings on standard CFast cards. Plus, there are 2 CFast card slots so you can swap out any full cards even during recording, allowing infinite length recording. CFast cards are perfect for broadcast because they are small, high speed and affordable. You can even use a Blackmagic MultiDock 10G to add SSD compatibility! With H.265, you can record up to 1,398 minutes at 8Kp60 on a 1 TB card, 3,530 minutes in 2160p60 Ultra HD and 9,446 minutes in 1080p59.94 on a 1 TB card. That’s over 23 hours in 8K and over 6 days in HD!
If recording to other media types is required, then the USB‑C Expansion port lets you plug in an external flash disk for recording. USB‑C flash disks have massive capacity as they don’t suffer from any size constraint. Plus, it’s possible to record to the same disk you are using or editing, so you don’t need to waste time copying files before starting post production. Flash disks are so fast, they can record high data rate formats that are too big for CFast cards, such as real time ProRes in 4K or 8K. Adding a Blackmagic MultiDock 10G also makes it easy to use SSDs for compatibility with other HyperDeck models. You even get on screen menus for managing external disks using the touch screen!
Sometimes your media can fill before you change to a blank card, or if the card is too slow, then you can get dropped frames in your recording. To eliminate this problem, you can install a PCIe flash disk into HyperDeck Extreme to use as a record cache. This eliminates problems with CFast media or external disks, as the cache will automatically take over and record any content the media could not capture. Even if a card fills, recording will continue to the cache until it’s swapped. The cache even lets you record formats that are too fast for the media card or external disk. Common PCIe flash disks are used and a thermal pad is included to allow user installation.
HyperDeck Extreme features a wide range of video and audio connections such as multi-rate 12G-SDI for SD, HD, Ultra HD and 8K devices. The 12G-SDI outputs support fill and key when playing RGBA 4:4:4:4 files. HDMI is included for consumer televisions and video projectors. For archiving work, HyperDeck also includes both balanced analogs, HiFi audio plus timecode connections. For monitoring there’s even a down converted monitor SDI output that includes overlays. The USB‑C connection lets you plug in flash disks or disk arrays for recording. The latest 10G Ethernet is included for high-speed upload using FTP protocols. HyperDeck even includes both AC and XLR 12V DC power connections.
You’ll be ready for the latest HDR workflows with support for the latest HDR standards and an extremely bright screen with a wide color gamut. The built-in scopes even change to HDR scopes when working in HDR formats! Files are tagged with the correct HDR information then SDI and HDMI inputs will also automatically detect HDR video standards. Static metadata PQ and HLG formats are handled according to the ST2084 standard. The bright LCD has a wider color gamut so can handle both Rec. 2020 and Rec. 709 colorspaces. The built in HyperDeck Extreme HDR LCD color gamut can even handle 100% of the DCI‑P3 format.
HyperDeck Extreme features full internal waveform monitoring so you can ensure compliance to broadcast standards when used on high end work. The waveform display provides a traditional luminance (brightness) levels view of your input or playback signal. The vectorscope display allows you to see the intensity of color at 100% SDI reference levels. You also get RGB and YUV parade displays which are ideal for color correction and checking for illegal levels. Histogram shows the distribution of white to black detail in your images and highlights or shadows clipping. The built-in scopes can be overlaid on live video, or as a small picture in picture view at the top right of the scope.
You get full support for the most popular video standards. The SDI and HDMI connections are multi-rate, so handle SD, HD, Ultra HD and 8K. SD formats include NTSC and PAL. 720p HD standards include 720p50 and 59.94p. 1080i HD interlaced formats include 1080i50 and 59.94. 1080p HD formats include 1080p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94 and 60p. You can even do 1080 PsF formats. Ultra HD is supported up to 2160p59.94. 2K and 4K DCI rates are available up to 25p. The HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR model adds 8K standards such as 4320p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94 and 60p. All models support level A and level B at 3G‑SDI rates.
8K has 4 times as many pixels as Ultra HD so HyperDeck Extreme 8K HDR takes advantage of H.265 files for recording in 8K so file sizes are smaller and the 8K files are easy to use. H.265 files are extremely small and range from 60:1 to 285:1 compression ratio which means much lower file sizes. Plus H.265 is now supported on all major operating systems. HyperDeck Extreme even supports ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 422, ProRes 422 LT for recording and playback plus ProRes 4444 for playback to fill and key out. This means files will be compatible with software such as DaVinci Resolve, Media Composer, Premiere Pro or Final Cut Pro.
SDI Video Inputs
SDI Video Outputs
3 (12G-SDI A and B plus 3G-SDI Monitor Out)
270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G.
HDMI 2.0 Video Inputs
HDMI 2.0 Video Outputs
Analog Video Inputs
1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs,
1 x Composite NTSC/PAL on 1 BNC.
Analog Video Outputs
Analog Audio Inputs
4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors and 2 channels of consumer unbalanced via RCA connectors.
Built in Speaker
7-inch 1920 x 1200. 2000 nit DCI-P3 100% HDR LCD
1 x XLR in and 1 x XLR out.
Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
SDI Audio Inputs
16 channels embedded audio.
SDI Audio Outputs
16 channels embedded audio.
HDMI Audio Inputs
8 channels embedded audio.
HDMI Audio Outputs
8 channels embedded audio.
1 x RS-422 In, 1 x RS-422 Out.
Via user interface or Blackmagic HyperDeck Ethernet Protocol.
1 x USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s) for external disk recording.
1 x USB-C for software updates.
SD Video Standards
525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
HD Video Standards
720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
2K DCI Video Standards
1080p23.98 DCI, 1080p24 DCI, 1080p25 DCI
1080PsF23.98 DCI, 1080PsF24 DCI, 1080PsF25 DCI
Ultra HD Video Standards
2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60
4K DCI Video Standards
2160p23.98 DCI, 2160p24 DCI, 2160p25 DCI
SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M Level A and B, SMPTE 2081-1, SMPTE 2081-10, SMPTE 2082-1, SMPTE 2082-10 and SMPTE 2084.
SDI Metadata Support
HD RP188 and closed captioning CEA-708. HDR Metadata supported on SDI.
Television standard 24-bit, 48 kHz sample rate.
REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020. 33-point 3D LUTS can be applied via the LUTS menu tab.
Multi Rate Support
Auto detection of SD, HD, 6G‑SDI, and 12G-SDI.
HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.
Slot for optional M.2 PCIe NVMe card for cache recording up to 16Gb/s. 60mm 80mm and 110mm supported.
2 x CFast 2.0 card slots and 1 x USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 expansion port for external recording of SD, HD, and Ultra HD.
CFast card and external USB-C flash drives.
Can format media to ExFAT (Windows/Mac) or HFS+ (Mac) file systems.
ProRes HQ QuickTime, ProRes 422 QuickTime, ProRes LT QuickTime for all formats up to 2160p60. Playback only of ProRes 4444 QuickTime up to 2160p60 with auto routing of fill and key over SDI A and B outputs. H.265 High, H.265 Medium, H.265 Low for all progressive formats up to 2160p60.
Waveform, RGB Parade, Vector and Histogram scopes in broadcast quality 10-bit.
Picture in picture, picture overlay with opacity control. Waveform and RGB parade with standard and HDR graticules and Vector with zoom.
Built in Control Panel
Integrated capacitive touchscreen LCD with onscreen controls for settings and navigating menus.
RS-422 deck control, SDI start/stop, timecode run. Includes Blackmagic HyperDeck Ethernet Protocol.
Blackmagic HyperDeck Setup
Internal Software Upgrade
Loaded at system start, or via Blackmagic HyperDeck Setup using USB port.
Mac 11.1 Big Sur,
Mac 12.0 Monterey or later.
Windows 10 and 11.
Built in LCD for video, audio and timecode monitoring and menu settings.
1 x Internal 100 – 240V AC.
1 x 4 pin XLR 12V DC IN for external power or battery use.
HyperDeck Extreme Control
HyperDeck Extreme Rack Kit
3 rack units height, half rack width.
0° to 40° C (32°to 104° F)
-20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F)
0% to 90% non-condensing
HyperDeck Extreme 4K HDR
Welcome wallet with QR code for software download
12 Month Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty.