Blackmagic HDLink Pro

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HDLink Pro with DVI-D is the most advanced monitoring solution for DVI and HDMI displays. With dual link 3Gb/s SDI for 2K, HD and SD compatibility, built in 3D lookup table color management, hardware upscaling and 6 channel analog audio outputs, HDLink Pro gives you incredible pixel for pixel perfect monitoring!




SDI Video Input

2 x BNC inputs switch between SD-SDI, HD-SDI 4:2:2, HD-SDI 4:4:4, 2K via SDI and dual-link HD-SDI 4:4:4.

SDI Video Output

1 x BNC active loop through output switches between SD, HD 4:2:2, HD 4:4:4 and 2K.

HDMI Video Output

Via DVI-D to HDMI adaptor. Supports HDMI displays, such as a TV or video projector, up to 1920 x 1080 resolution.

Analog Audio Output

6 x unbalanced 24 bit analog outputs on RCA connectors -10dB, de-embedded from SDI input.

HDMI Audio Output

Via DVI-D to HDMI adaptor.

DVI-D Video Output

Supports SD, HD and 2K using Dual Link DVI-D displays up to 30 inches 2560 x 1600 in size.

HDMI Connection

Via included DVI-D male to HDMI Type A female adaptor.

DVI-D Audio Output

DVI-D supports video only. Use RCA analog audio outputs for audio monitoring.

Multi Rate SDI Support

270 Mb/s standard definition, 1.5 Gb/s high definition 4:2:2, 3 Gb/s 4:4:4 high definition and 2K film.

Updates and Configuration

USB 2.0 High Speed (480Mb/s) interface.

HDLink Optical Fiber


SD Format Support via DVI-D

625/25 PAL and 525/29.97 NTSC.

SD Format Support via HDMI

625/25 PAL and 525/29.97 NTSC.

HD Format Support via HDMI

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080i50, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60 , 1080p50, 1080p59.94 and 1080p60.

HD Format Support via DVI-D

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60.

2K Format Support via DVI-D

2048 x 1556p23.98, 2048 x 1556p24 and 2048 x 1556p25.

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 274M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 425M-B, ITU-R BT.656, ITU-R BT.601 and SMPTE 297M for Optical Fiber SDI.

SDI Video Sampling

4:2:2 and 4:4:4.

SDI Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.

SDI Color Precision

4:2:2 10 bit and 4:4:4 10 bit.

SDI Color Space

4:2:2 YUV, 4:4:4 YUV and 4:4:4 RGB.

HDMI Configuration

HDMI automatically configures to connected display.

HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.

DVI-D Resolution

Pixel-for-pixel display on LCD displays.

DVI-D Configuration

Automatic adjustment using VESA E-EDID1.3.


Software Control

HDLink Utility included free for Windows™ and Mac OS X™.

Internal Software Upgrade

Automatically when new HDLink Utility is installed.

Operating Systems

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Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, 
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.

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Windows 7 or Windows 8.



DVI-D connection to LCD computer monitor or HDMI Type A connection to HDMI display.

Resolution via DVI-D

1920 x 1200 or 1920 x 1080 required for HD1080 video SDI formats. 1280 x 800 recommended for HD720 video SDI formats. 2560 x 1600 required for 2K feature film formats. DVI-D displays generally do not support 720p50 or 1080p50 but most recent HDMI displays do.

Capturing from copy-protected HDMI sources

The HDMI input of a display must accept either:

  • 1920 x 1080 for HD1080 video SDI formats or
  • 1280 x 720 for HD720 video SDI formats

A Full HD display should be considered if pixel for pixel video is desired as other HDMI displays present at a lower resolution.

Refresh Frame Rate for DVI

Nominal 60 Hz, however 48 to 75 Hz recommended.

Gamma Correction

Independently adjustable 3D lookup tables per color component. Interactive real time adjustment of lookup tables.

Real Time Processing

Adaptive pull-down processor guarantees smooth motion display.

Video Scaling via DVI-D

Pixel for pixel display. Scale up SD to fill display in 2D modes. Scale up HD to fill display in 2D modes.

Power Requirements

12 Volt universal power supply included. IEC power cable required.

Physical Specifications

HDLink Optical Fiber


3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

Excluding connectors, cables, cooling fans, fiber optic modules, fuses, keyboards and batteries which will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 12 months from the date of purchase.



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