Blackmagic Designs H.264 Pro Recorder


Now it’s easy to distribute your client’s H.264 video files to websites, YouTube, iPhone and even iPad! Blackmagic Design’s H.264 Pro Recorder handles capture from all popular video formats so you can encode directly from professional broadcast decks!


H.264 Special Features

Encode to digital files in real time from professional SDI, HDMI, analog component, S-video and composite video equipment! Get the highest quality 4:2:2 video capture from all popular SD/HD video formats. Connect video cameras and VTRs, including HDCAM, Digital Betacam, Betacam SP, DVD players and much more. H.264 Pro Recorder includes Media Express software for Mac OS X and Windows, which lets you preview and set the video quality of encoded files.

Professional Encoding

Similarly the H.264 Pro Recorder is great for the industry professional who need professional encoding from SDI, HDMI, analog component/composite and balanced audio! Also includes the Blackmagic Design’s powerful Media Express software for frame accurate capturing ability and encoding functions on Mac and Windows PCs!

Highest Quality Video Capture

H.264 Pro Recorder allows you to select between SDI, HDMI and analog component video inputs. You can choose to record audio from the SDI, HDMI or stereo balanced analog audio input jacks. The SDI and HDMI input connections automatically switch between all formats so you can connect H.264 Pro Recorder directly to devices such as HDCAM, Digital Betacam, Betacam SP decks, DVD players and more!

Maximum Flexibility!

It’s the perfect low cost way to capture from professional SD and HD broadcast decks directly into H.264 files! With new ways of delivering content to consumers, now it’s easy to capture old or new programming content into the same file format used on the web, iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, YouTube and more! Capture directly from SDI, HDMI and component analog video with embedded SDI, HDMI and balanced analog audio inputs. Plus you get RS-422 deck control and Media Express software for Mac and Windows!

Preserve Archive Footage

Encoding video to digital H.264 files is the only way to preserve valuable and delicate old footage! Use the new H.264 to archive old programming, news footage and other materials that may be on older video formats, before these tapes disintegrate and content is lost forever. With H.264 Pro Recorder, files become digital, so your content will never deteriorate and can be preserved forever!

Media Express Software Included!

Furthermore Blackmagic Media Express is included free with H.264 Pro Recorder. Media Express features an attractive easy to use interface that lets you batch capture your files. You can even create your own playlist from captured files. Additionally, media Express supports CMX EDL import and frame accurate deck control via RS-422, enabling fully automation of multiple files! Media Express is fast, accurate, easy to use and works on both Mac OS X and Windows! Read more >

Additional information

Weight1 lbs
Dimensions.91 x 4.85 x 4.24 in

Model Number

Power Supply

+12V universal power supply included with international socket adaptors for all countries. Cable tie point.

Operating temperature:

0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)

Physical Installation

Requires computer with a USB 2.0 port