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UltraStudio 4K Extreme

Technical Specifications

Description

Advanced rack mount Thunderbolt and PCIe capture and playback for SD, HD, Ultra HD, and DCI 4K up to 60p, including 4:4:4 and dual channel 3D stereoscopic support. Features 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 so you can work with the latest high frame rate Ultra HD and 4K formats, along with analog video connections, timecode, analog XLR and AES/EBU audio, plus a built in hardware encoder for H.265 and ProRes on Mac OS X.

Price

$2,995

Connections

SDI Video Input

2 x 12Gb/s and 2 x 6Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual/quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.

SDI Video Loop

4 x reclocked SD/HD/2K/4K linked to corresponding inputs.

SDI Video Output

2 x 12Gb/s and 2 x 6Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual/quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.

SDI Video Repeated Output

2 x 12Gb/s and 2 x 6Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual/quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.

Optical Fiber Input/Output

2 x 12Gb/s Optical Fiber (Optional).

HDMI Video Input

HDMI 2.0 type A connector with support for 2160p60

HDMI Video Output

HDMI 2.0 type A connector with support for 2160p60

Analog Video Input

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x composite NTSC/PAL on 1 BNC

Analog Video Output

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x composite NTSC/PAL on 1 BNC

SDI Audio Input

16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

SDI Audio Output

16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

HDMI Audio Input

8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.

HDMI Audio Output

8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.

Analog Audio Input

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

Analog Audio Output

4 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 on BNC connector.

Mic Input

1 x 48V microphone input via XLR connector. Phantom Power switchable via software control.

Timecode Input

1 x XLR Input.

Timecode Output

1 x XLR Output.

Sync Input

1 x Reference input. Blackburst in SD or Tri-Sync in HD.

Sync Output

1 x Reference Loop Output. Blackburst in SD or Tri-Sync in HD.

Device Control

2 x Sony™ compatible RS-422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.

Computer Interface

Thunderbolt™ 2, PCI Express, USB.

Power

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

UltraStudio 4K Extreme

Codecs

Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, HEVC, 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

Resolve Lite, Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X. Resolve Lite, Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Windows 7 and Windows 8. Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Linux.

Internal Software Upgrade

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

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion
Final Cut Pro Icon Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo Icon Steinberg Nuendo
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC

Other supported applications include:

Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Live Encoder, Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

SDI Video
Standards

SD Format Support

525/29.97 NTSC, 625/25 PAL.

HD Format Support

1280 x 720p50, 1280 x 720p59.94, 1280 x 720p60, 1920 x 1080i50, 1920 x 1080i59.94, 1920 x 1080i60, 1920 x 1080PsF23.98, 1920 x 1080PsF24, 1920 x 1080PsF25, 1920 x 1080PsF29.97, 1920 x 1080PsF30, 1920 x 1080p23.98, 1920 x 1080p24, 1920 x 1080p25, 1920 x 1080p29.97, 1920 x 1080p30, 1920 x 1080p50, 1920 x 1080p59.94, 1920 x 1080p60.

2K Format Support

2048 x 1080PsF23.98, 2048 x 1080PsF24, 2048 x 1080PsF25, 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080p25.

4K Format Support

3840 x 2160p23.98, 3840 x 2160p24, 3840 x 2160p25, 3840 x 2160p29.97, 3840 x 2160p30, 3840 x 2160p50, 3840 x 2160p59.94, 3840 x 2160p60, 4096 x 2160p23.98, 4096 x 2160p24, 4096 x 2160p25.

SDI Compliance

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

SDI Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24-bit.

SDI Video Sampling

4:2:2, 4:4:4 and 4:4:4:4.

SDI Color Precision

8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 and 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4.

SDI Color Space

REC 601, REC 709.

SDI Configuration

SDI output is configurable for Quad Link 3Gb/s via Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility. When using single link 12Gb/s on SDI A or dual link 6Gb/s on SDI A and B, SDI C and D will output downconverted HD.

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

525/29.97 NTSC, 625/25 PAL.

HD Format Support

1280 x 720p50, 1280 x 720p59.94, 1280 x 720p60, 1920 x 1080i50, 1920 x 1080i59.94, 1920 x 1080i60, 1920 x 1080p23.98, 1920 x 1080p24, 1920 x 1080p25, 1920 x 1080p29.97, 1920 x 1080p30, 1920 x 1080p50, 1920 x 1080p59.94, 1920 x 1080p60.

4K Format Support

3840 x 2160p23.98, 3840 x 2160p24, 3840 x 2160p25, 3840 x 2160p29.97, 3840 x 2160p30, 3840 x 2160p50, 3840 x 2160p59.94, 3840 x 2160p60, 4096 x 2160p23.98, 4096 x 2160p24.

Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24-bit.

HDMI Video Sampling

4:2:2 and 4:4:4.

HDMI Color Precision

10-bit RGB in HD, 10-bit YUV in 4K.

HDMI Configuration

HDMI 2.0 supports Deep Color and automatically configures to connected display.

Multiple Rate Support

HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and 4K. Component analog video connections are switchable between SD and HD.

Copy Protection

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

Processing

Encoding

Hardware based real time h.265 encoder.

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time.

3D Processing

Dual stream and frame packed capture & playback.

Ultra HD Down Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs Ultra HD to HD or HD to SD downconverted signal on SDI B and SD on Component and NTSC/PAL. Switch analog video to Component and choose HD or SD output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3.

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 zoom and 16:9 zoom.

HD Cross Conversion

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

Real Time Effects

DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Physical Installation

Requires computer with either a Thunderbolt port or available PCIe slot. PCIe cable and interface card available separately. Please check support pages to see the full system requirement.

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 7 or Windows 8.
 

Power Requirements

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

Physical Specifications

UltraStudio 4K Extreme

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (41° 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 Extreme

Software SD card

Resolve Lite SD card

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

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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/2K/4K and 2D/3D switchable. Supports 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s single link and dual link.

SDI Video Loop

2 x reclocked 10-bit SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s.

SDI Video Output

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

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 and Ultra HD support.

HDMI Video Output

1 x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing and Ultra HD 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 SD/HD/2K/4K.

SDI Audio Output

16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

HDMI Audio Input

8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.

HDMI Audio Output

8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.

Timecode Input

1 x XLR for LTC Input.

Timecode Output

1 x XLR for LTC Output.

Sync Input

Black burst 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

UltraStudio 4K

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

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion
Final Cut Pro Icon Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo Icon Steinberg Nuendo
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC
Other supported applications include: Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, 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, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster..

SDI Video
Standards

SD Format Support

525/29.97 NTSC, 625/25 PAL.

HD Format Support

1280 x 720p50, 1280 x 720p59.94, 1280 x 720p60, 1920 x 1080i50, 1920 x 1080i59.94, 1920 x 1080i60, 1920 x 1080PsF23.98, 1920 x 1080PsF24, 1920 x 1080PsF25, 1920 x 1080PsF29.97, 1920 x 1080PsF30, 1920 x 1080p23.98, 1920 x 1080p24, 1920 x 1080p25, 1920 x 1080p29.97, 1920 x 1080p30, 1920 x 1080p50, 1920 x 1080p59.94, 1920 x 1080p60.

2K Format Support

2048 x 1080PsF23.98, 2048 x 1080PsF24, 2048 x 1080PsF25, 2048 x 1080p23.98, 2048 x 1080p24, 2048 x 1080p25.

4K Format Support

3840 x 2160p23.98, 3840 x 2160p24, 3840 x 2160p25, 3840 x 2160p29.97, 3840 x 2160p30, 3840 x 2160p50*, 3840 x 2160p59.94*, 3840 x 2160p60*, 4096 x 2160p23.98, 4096 x 2160p24, 4096 x 2160p25. *Output only

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M Level A and 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*
*4K is 4:2:2

Color Precision

10-bit YUV up to 4K, 12-bit* RGB in HD and 2K *Output only

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

525/29.97 NTSC, 625/25 PAL.

HD Format Support

1280 x 720p50, 1280 x 720p59.94, 1280 x 720p60, 1920 x 1080i50, 1920 x 1080i59.94, 1920 x 1080i60, 1920 x 1080p23.98, 1920 x 1080p24, 1920 x 1080p25, 1920 x 1080p29.97, 1920 x 1080p30, 1920 x 1080p50, 1920 x 1080p59.94, 1920 x 1080p60.

4K Format Support

3840 x 2160p23.98, 3840 x 2160p24, 3840 x 2160p25, 3840 x 2160p29.97, 3840 x 2160p30, 3840 x 2160p50*, 3840 x 2160p59.94*, 3840 x 2160p60*, 4096 x 2160p23.98, 4096 x 2160p24, 4096 x 2160p25.

HDMI Compliance

HDMI 1.4b

HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel up to 4K resolutions.

HDMI Color Precision

"10-bit RGB* in HD *capture only, output available via future software update. 10-bit YUV in HD and 4K."

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

Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC. 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

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.

Windows Icon

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

UltraStudio 4K

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 SD Card

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

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UltraStudio Express

Technical Specifications

Description

UltraStudio Express connects all your professional and consumer video equipment for the highest quality 3 Gb/s SDI capture and playback using Thunderbolt technology. UltraStudio Express has built in SDI and HDMI connections and comes with two breakout cables that can be easily swapped when you need to. Breakout cables include analog component, S-Video and composite connections with both BNC and RCA connectors!

Price

$495

Connections

SDI Video Input

1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable.

SDI Video Output

1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable.

Analog Video Input

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNC or RCA connectors switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.

Analog Video Output

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNC or RCA connectors switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.

HDMI Video Input

1 x HDMI type A connector

HDMI Video Output

1 x HDMI type A connector.

Analog Audio Input

2 Channels of analog audio via professional balanced XLR connectors or unbalanced RCA connectors.

Analog Audio Output

2 Channels of analog audio via professional balanced XLR connectors or unbalanced RCA 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 or RCA connector.

SDI Audio Input

16 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD.

SDI Audio Output

16 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD.

HDMI Audio Input

2 channels embedded in SD and HD.

HDMI Audio Output

2 channels embedded in SD and HD.

Sync Input

Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.

Device Control

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

Computer Interface

Thunderbolt™

UltraStudio Express

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.

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Mac OS X and Windows drivers, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver.

Internal Software Upgrade

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

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion
Final Cut Pro Icon Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Autodesk Smoke Icon Autodesk Smoke
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC
Other supported applications include: Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, 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, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

Video Standards

SD Format Support

625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC.

HD Format Support

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

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M and SMPTE 296M.

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.

Audio Sampling

Television rate of 48kHz and 24 bit.

Video Sampling

4:2:2

Color Precision

10-bit

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.

HDMI Color Precision

10 bit

Multiple Rate support

SDI and HDMI video connections are switchable between standard definition and high definition. SDI switches between 270 Mb/s standard definition SDI, 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI and 3 Gb/s HD.

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.

HD Down Conversion

Real time 10-bit hardware down conversion on SDI output, 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

Real time 10 bit standard definition to 1080HD and 720HD during video capture.

HD Cross Conversion

Real time 10 bit 720HD to 1080HD during video capture.

Real Time Effects

Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects. DaVinci Resolve.

Physical Installation

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

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 7 or Windows 8.
 

Power Requirements

Powered by Thunderbolt cable.

Physical Specifications

UltraStudio Express

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

What's Included

UltraStudio Express

Software CD

Professional breakout cable for analog and RS-422.

Consumer breakout cable for analog component and RCA audio.

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

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UltraStudio Mini Recorder

Technical Specifications

Description

The mini recorder that fits in your pocket, UltraStudio Mini Recorder is super tiny and includes just SDI and HDMI connections, plus Thunderbolt. Simply plug in and record from any SDI and HDMI device for the most incredible portable solution.

Price

$145

Connections

SDI Video Input

1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable.

HDMI Video Input

1 x HDMI type A connector

SDI Audio Input

8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.

HDMI Audio Input

8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.

Computer Interface

Thunderbolt™

UltraStudio Mini Recorder

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.

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver, Mac OS X and Windows Drivers.

Internal Software Upgrade

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

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion
Final Cut Pro Icon Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo Icon Steinberg Nuendo
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC
Other supported applications include: Nuke, 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, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

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, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60.

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M and 292M.

SDI Metadata Support

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

Audio Sampling

Television rate of 48kHz and 24 bit.

Video Sampling

4:2:2

Color Precision

10-bit

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.

HDMI Color Precision

10 bit

Multiple Rate support

SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definition and high definition.

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.

HD Up Conversion

Software based up conversion during video capture.

Physical Installation

Requires computer with a Thunderbolt™ port. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 7 or Windows 8.
 

Power Requirements

Powered by Thunderbolt cable.

Physical Specifications

UltraStudio Mini Recorder

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

What's Included

UltraStudio Mini Recorder

Software CD

Warranty

12 Month Limited Warranty.

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UltraStudio Mini Monitor

Technical Specifications

Description

When you need low cost monitoring for editing, then UltraStudio Mini Monitor is perfect. Plug in Thunderbolt and monitor out of the SDI and HDMI outputs. Perfect for using low cost HDMI TVs and projectors for monitoring.

Price

$145

Connections

SDI Video Output

1 x 10-bit SD/HD switchable.

HDMI Video Output

1 x HDMI type A connector.

SDI Audio Output

8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.

HDMI Audio Output

8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.

Computer Interface

Thunderbolt™

UltraStudio Mini Monitor

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.

Software

Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver, Mac OS X and Windows Drivers.

Internal Software Upgrade

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

Software Applications

DaVinci Resolve Icon DaVinci Resolve
Fusion Icon Fusion
Final Cut Pro Icon Final Cut Pro X
Premiere Pro Icon Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer Icon Avid Media Composer
After Effects Icon After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools Icon Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase Icon Steinberg Cubase
Autodesk Smoke Icon Autodesk Smoke
Photoshop Icon Photoshop CC
Other supported applications include: Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, 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, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

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, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60.

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M and 292M.

Audio Sampling

Television rate of 48kHz and 24 bit.

Video Sampling

4:2:2

Color Precision

10-bit

Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.

HDMI Color Precision

10 bit

Multiple Rate support

SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definition and high definition.

Processing

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time.

HD Down Conversion

Software based down conversion during video playback.

Real Time Effects

Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Physical Installation

Requires computer with a Thunderbolt™ port. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Operating Systems

Mac Icon

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later.

Windows Icon

Windows 7 or Windows 8.
 

Power Requirements

Powered by Thunderbolt cable.

Physical Specifications

UltraStudio Mini Monitor

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

What's Included

UltraStudio Mini Monitor

Software CD

Warranty

12 Month Limited Warranty.