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 Blackmagic Design Announces Lower Prices for Intensity Pro, DeckLink SDI and HDLink ProNAB 2009, Las Vegas, NV, USA — April 20, 2009 — Blackmagic Design Inc. today announced new lower prices for Intensity Pro, DeckLink SDI and HDLink Pro products. 

Intensity Pro is now reduced from $349 to $199, saving customers $150. Intensity Pro is the leading HDMI and high quality analog component and composite capture and playback card for videographers.

DeckLink SDI is now reduced from $395 to $295, saving customers $100. DeckLink SDI includes the highest quality 10 bit SD/HD-SDI capture and playback, while also including features high end customers really need, such as black burst/HD tri-sync reference input, and RS-422 deck control.

HDLink Pro is now reduced from $795 to $495 saving customers $300. The original HDLink model is now discontinued, and HDLink Pro is the replacement for that model and with more features! HDLink Pro supports 3 Gb/s SDI Dual Link, 3D lookup tables, and support for real time monitoring of 2K on a 30 inch LCD display.

DeckLink SDI and HDLink Pro will be on display at NAB 2009 at the Blackmagic Design booth SL10820.

“We think these new low prices will make it even easier for our customers to keep upgrading their studios,” said Grant Petty, CEO, Blackmagic Design. “We always work very hard to keep prices as low as possible and we are always very pleased when we manage to pull off another price reduction!”


Intensity Pro, DeckLink SDI and HDLink Pro are shipping now from all Blackmagic Design resellers.


Having been working in the video business since 1988 I have amassed a great amount of knowledge of both the kit and production values over the last 30 years.

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