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Steffoslovakien  
#1 Posted : Saturday, December 24, 2016 8:47:29 AM(UTC)
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I don´t know what to choose.

1. One Blackmagic Decklink Quad 2
or
2. Two Blackmagic Decklink Duo 2

My needs are 8 inputs (sometimes 6 inputs an 2 outputs)

My plan is to use put the card(s) in the Sonnettech Echo Express II
http://www.sonnettech.co...duct/echoexpressse2.html
and use it with my Mackbook Pro (Bootcamp windows 10 64 bit)

The question is if I get the same functionality in VMix regardless alternative 1 or 2?

(If I choose two Duo 2, I don´t have to buy the DIN 1.0/2.3 to BNC cable bundle.)




/Stefan
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#2 Posted : Saturday, December 24, 2016 12:26:47 PM(UTC)
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Tech Spec of Sonnet:
Expansion Slot

One x16 mechanical (x4 electrical) PCIe 2.0(5)
One x8 mechanical (x4 electrical) PCIe 2.0

Requirement of Decklink Quad 2:
Computer Interface
PCI Express 8 lane, compatible with 8 and 16 lane PCIe slots.


Requirement of Decklink Duo 2:
Computer Interface
PCI Express 4 lane, compatible with 4 and 8 lane PCIe slots.


So I think Quad will not work
ask  
#3 Posted : Saturday, December 24, 2016 4:49:33 PM(UTC)
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Or you could check the Sonnet compatibily guide http://www.sonnettech.co...s/thunderbolt/index.html
Steffoslovakien  
#4 Posted : Saturday, December 24, 2016 8:00:01 PM(UTC)
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Thanx ask.
Due to the compability guide both cards will work. That´s great. But are there any obsticles on installing two Duo 2 cards? I´m thinking of speed issues etc.

And back to my original question about VMix: Do I get the same functionality in VMix regardless alternative 1 or 2?
Ittaidv  
#5 Posted : Tuesday, February 14, 2017 4:37:08 PM(UTC)
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2 duo's, we had issues with the quad 2.
thanks 1 user thanked Ittaidv for this useful post.
RichShumaker on 3/23/2017(UTC)
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