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UltraStudio 4K

Technical Specifications

Description

Rack mount Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 based capture and playback "break out box" with latest high performance technology including 4:4:4 and dual channel 3D stereoscopic, Ultra HD and 4K capture and playback. UltraStudio 4K is the solution you need when doing high performance work that demands quality. Packed with the latest SDI, HDMI and analog video, and timecode connections, as well as AES/EBU, balanced and unbalanced analog audio. There is no better solution for video capture and playback!

Price

$995

 

Connections

SDI Video Input

2 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD and 4K and 2D/3D switchable. Supports 3 Gb/s and 6Gb/s dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4.

SDI Video Loop

2 x reclocked 10-bit SD, HD, 3G-SDI, 6G-SDI.

SDI Video Output

2 x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD and 4K and 2D/3D switchable. Supports 3 Gb/s and 6Gb/s dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4.

Analog Video Input

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs.
1 x composite on 1 BNC.

Analog Video Output

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs.
1 x composite on 1 BNC.

HDMI Video Input

1 x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing, Ultra HD and 4K support.

HDMI Video Output

1 x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing, Ultra HD and 4K support.

Analog Audio Input

2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors and 2 channels of consumer unbalanced via RCA connections.

Analog Audio Output

2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.

AES/EBU Audio Input

2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter on BNC connector.

AES/EBU Audio Output

2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter on BNC connector.

SDI Audio Input

16 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD. 16 Channels embedded in Ultra HD and 4K.

SDI Audio Output

16 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD. 16 Channels embedded in Ultra HD and 4K.

HDMI Audio Input

8 Channels embedded in SD and HD, 2K, Ultra HD and 4K.

HDMI Audio Output

8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, Ultra HD and 4K.

Timecode Input

1 x XLR for LTC Input.

Timecode Output

1 x XLR for LTC Output.

Sync Input

Blackburst in SD or Tri-Sync in HD.

Device Control

Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control port. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.

Computer Interface

Thunderbolt™ or Thunderbolt™ 2

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Codecs

Supports:  AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Apple ProRes 4444, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes (LT), Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy), Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:4:4.

 

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver.

Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Software driver loads upgrades at system start or via updater software.

Software Applications

Icn -final -cut -pro Apple Final Cut Pro X
Icn -premiere -pro Adobe Premiere Pro
Icn -media -composer Avid Media Composer
Icn -after -effects Adobe After Effects
Icn -nuke Nuke - The Foundry
Icn -davinci -resolve DaVinci Resolve
Icn -pro -tools Avid Pro Tools
Icn -cubase Steinberg Cubase
Icn -nuendo Steinberg Nuendo
Icn -photoshop Adobe Photoshop
Other supported applications include: Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidcaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Harris Infocaster.
 

SDI Video
Standards

SD Format Support

625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC.

HD Format Support

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080p50, 1080i59.94, 1080p59.94, 1080i60, and 1080p60.

4K Format Support

3840x2160p/23.98, 3840x2160p/24, 3840x2160p/25, 3840x2160p29.97, 3840x2160p30, 3840x2160p50, 3840x2160p59.94, 3840x2160p60, 4096x2160p23.98, 4096x2160p24, 4096x2160p25, 4096x2160p29.97, 4096x2160p30, 4096x2160p50, 4096x2160p59.94, 4096x2160p60.

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M level B, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.

Video Sampling

4:2:2 and 4:4:4.*
* Up to 30p for HD and 4K

Color Precision

10-bit

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

SDI Metadata Support

VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188. Closed captioning.

HDMI Video
Standards

SD Format Support

625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC.

HD Format Support

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080p50, 1080i59.94, 1080p59.94, 1080i60, and 1080p60.

4K Format Support

3840x2160p/23.98, 3840x2160p/24, 3840x2160p/25, 3840x2160p29.97, 3840x2160p30, 4096x2160p23.98, 4096x2160p24.

HDMI Compliance

HDMI 1.4b

HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel up to 4K resolutions.

HDMI Color Precision

10-bit

Copy Protection

HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.

Processing

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time.

3D Processing

Dual stream and frame packed capture & playback.

HD Down Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD-SDI on SDI A output, SD-SDI on SDI B output and Composite and S-Video when working in HD video formats on playback. Switch analog video to Component and choose HD or SD output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.

HD Up Conversion

Built-in, high quality hardware up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on playback. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 pillarbox and 16:9 zoom. HD outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI and component analog.

HD Cross Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD and 1080HD to 720HD on playback.

Real Time Effects

Apple Final Cut Pro™ internal effects. Adobe® Premiere Pro® Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Physical Installation

Requires computer with a Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port. Please check support pages to see the full system requirement.

Operating Systems

Icn Mac Mavericks

Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or later.

Icn -windows

Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Power Requirements

1 x built-in international AC power supply with IEC C14 inlet. 120-240V, 50-60Hz.

 

Physical Specifications

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Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

Safety Compliance

Safety Compliance
 

What's Included

UltraStudio 4K

Software CD

 

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.