When you need tiny sized portable video capture and playback for your Thunderbolt laptop or desktop computer then UltraStudio UltraStudio Mini is the perfect solution.
When you need tiny sized portable video capture and playback for your Thunderbolt laptop or desktop computer then UltraStudio UltraStudio Mini is the perfect solution. You get an extremely affordable solution with high quality SD and HD video all powered from the Thunderbolt connection so you just plug in and go!
UltraStudio Mini Recorder 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.
Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt™ technology, UltraStudio has a blazingly fast 10 Gb/s connection that’s up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. That’s enough bandwidth to handle the highest resolution video formats easily! Thunderbolt ensures low latency and highly accurate time synchronization, making the UltraStudio ideal for demanding HD work. Thunderbolt also has the power budget to allow UltraStudio to operate from the Thunderbolt connections, so it can operate from your laptop battery, perfect for on location or remote areas. UltraStudio makes it easy to work with all the video formats you need, conveniently on your desktop or notebook computer!
Now you can handle any job your client presents to you, from TVC to feature films. UltraStudio operates with both compressed and uncompressed video, so it can handle anything and you're not locked into a single codec quality. When working with uncompressed video, all captured images are a perfect pixel-for-pixel clone of the source, without any generational loss or damaging compression, so you have the confidence you’re working at the absolute highest quality possible! Get the sharpest green screens, cleanest compositions, superior color correction and more! With mature drivers, award winning Media Express software, attractive design, and the highest quality video!
UltraStudio is fully compatible with your favorite software. Blackmagic Design was the first company in the world to ship a Thunderbolt video product so we have mature drivers that work with more software! All UltraStudio files are open standard DPX and QuickTime format, so are compatible with all software. UltraStudio even includes a developer SDK and QuickTime API so you can develop your own custom solutions!
You get drivers that work with fantastic editing software such as Avid Media Composer, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Apple Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter. For visual effects get full compatibly with Adobe After Effects, The Foundry Nuke and Adobe Photoshop. For broadcast automation you can use Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG. For audio get compatibly with ProTools, Steinberg Nuendo & Cubase. For streaming use Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster. VJ use supports Resolume Avenue 4.
The "Capture" Aspect of a Capture and Playback DeviceConnect to your camera by HDMI or SDI and output your footage to a computer by Thunderbolt to get the best quality footage possible into your editing system
|SDI Video Input||1x 10-bit SD/HD switchable|
|HDMI Video Input||1x HDMI type A connector|
|SDI Audio Input||8 channels embedded in SD and HD|
|HDMI Audio Input||8 channels embedded in SD and HD|
|SD Format Support||625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC and 525/23.98 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 SMPTE 292M|
|SDI Metadata Support||VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal
VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file
Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24 bit
|Color Space||REC 601, REC 709|
|HDMI Configuration||HDMI automatically configures to connected display|
|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
|Colorspace Conversion||Hardware based real time|
|HD Down Conversion||Software based down conversion during video playback|
|Real Time Effects||Apple Final Cut Pro internal effects
Adobe Premiere Pro Mercury Playback Engine effects
Avid Media Composer 6 internal effects
|Internal Software Upgrade||Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.|
|Physical Installation||Requires computer with a Thunderbolt port|
|System Compatibility||Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later, and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or later
(If you encounter incompatibility issues with updated versions of OS X, please download the newest driver for the recorder from http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/support.)