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UltraStudio for USB 3.0

Get incredible quality capture and playback for your USB 3.0 computer!

UltraStudio Pro and UltraStudio SDI are the world’s first capture and playback solutions for USB 3.0. Get all the advantages of USB plug and play connectivity and the highest quality SDI connections that instantly switch between all SD and HD video formats. Work with full broadcast quality 10-bit video in compressed and uncompressed quality, perfect for editing, design and visual effects in the most demanding broadcast and post production environments.

From $395

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Versatile

Capture Video Anywhere!

UltraStudio is perfect where you need to capture and play back the highest quality uncompressed and compressed video. With support for all the major SD/HD video standards, UltraStudio is a true broadcast performance editing solution that is miniaturized into a choice of two incredibly small designs. Capture from video cameras, live video feeds, decks and more! With UltraStudio’s built in HDMI output you can monitor in full resolution on LCD and plasma displays, or even with a HD projector.


Desktop and Portable Models

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UltraStudio Pro includes the widest range of video and audio connections for USB 3.0 capture and playback. Advanced broadcast electronics are housed in an attractive ultra thin design that looks great on your desk. You also get high quality up, down and cross conversion, full 10-bit video and internal SD keying built in. UltraStudio Pro has everything you need for capturing and mastering with professional decks for amazing video quality. UltraStudio SDI is an incredibly lightweight and portable SDI capture and playback solution with HDMI monitoring. Its sturdy and robust machined aluminum design weighs just 9 ounces and is small enough to fit in your pocket! Powered directly by its USB 3.0 connection, you can now capture and playback with professional SDI equipment in any location. UltraStudio SDI includes an HDMI output so you can use a low cost TV for broadcast monitoring.

Professional Video Connections

Connect to virtually any video device

With the highest quality 10-bit SDI video connections, UltraStudio SDI is perfect when all you need is capture and playback with professional SDI equipment. The HDMI output lets you connect to low cost monitors and the unit is powered by the USB 3.0 connection for true portability. UltraStudio Pro lets you connect to virtually any video device. Built-in SDI and HDMI input and outputs are combined with a long 7 foot breakout cable for analog component YUV, S-Video and composite video plus 2 channel AES/EBU, 4 channel XLR analog audio, down converted SD-SDI output, blackburst/tri-sync reference and deck control. Perfect for connecting to cameras, monitors, televisions, video projectors or broadcast decks such as HDCAM, HD-D5, HDCAM SR, Betacam SP, Digital Betacam, and more!

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SuperSpeed USB 3.0™

4.8 Gb/s connection that is 6x faster then FireWire 800!

UltraStudio SDI and UltraStudio Pro are designed to work with high performance SuperSpeed USB 3.0 laptop and workstation computers. Get all the advantages of USB plug and play connectivity with a 4.8 Gb/s connection. USB 3.0 SuperSpeed is 10 times faster than USB 2.0 and 6 times faster than FireWire 800! Super Speed USB 3.0 has become the standard on most modern computers so there are hundreds of solutions to build your dream editing studio!

USB 3.0 Speed Comparison Chart

SuperSpeed USB 3.05 Gb/s
FireWire 800800 Mb/s
USB 2.0480 Mb/s
Quality

Broadcast Quality

Perfect for editing, keying, VFX and color correction.

UltraStudio features super low jitter 3G-SDI connections, so it’s become a popular choice by major broadcast networks. You get both compressed and uncompressed video capture at broadcast quality 10-bit 4:2:2 YUV. Only uncompressed video captures every bit of every pixel for an exact mirror image between capture and playback. Working with the highest quality uncompressed video is perfect for editing, sharp keying with green screens, VFX compositing and color correction!

Attractive Portable Design

Sits perfectly on your desktop or on location.

Lightweight

All UltraStudio models are machined from aluminum for portability and exceptional durability. Thin, portable and lightweight, they sit perfectly on your deskt or go easily on location. With UltraStudio SDI there’s no need for an external power supply since it’s powered by its USB connection, so you really can take it anywhere you work! UltraStudio Pro’s modern design hides messy cables and includes built in VU metering so you can accurately and easily monitor audio levels.

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Use your favorite software

Work with all your favorites.

For Windows you get access to a massive range of software because UltraStudio supports WDM, DirectShow and QuickTime! For editing you can use Avid Media Composer, Avid News Cutter, Adobe Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio, CyberLink Power Director and MAGIX Video Pro. For visual effects use After Effects, The Foundry Nuke, Adobe After Effects and Adobe Photoshop. Audio software supported includes Steinberg Nuendo and Cubase. When streaming you get compatibility with Flash Media Encoder, Xsplit Broadcaster, Wirecast and Livestream Procaster.

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Popular Software

Get support for all popular video software for editing, compositing and design on Windows.

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Attractive Design

The machined aluminum design provides incredible strength and portability so you can use UltraStudio anywhere you work!

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Connects to Everything

Connect to cameras, decks, monitors, projectors and more with a choice of models for digital and analog video connection.

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Broadcast Quality

Perfect USB 3.0 capture and playback solutions for editing, design and visual effects.