UltraStudio are the worlds most innovative video capture and playback solutions using Intels lightning fast Thunderbolt technology. UltraStudio 3D is compact, portable and affordable, plus provides the high performance SD/HD capture and playback that Hollywood film, broadcast television, and post production markets demand. UltraStudio 3D supports 2K or two streams of full resolution video up to 1080p HD for new stereoscopic 3D workflows!
Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt technology, UltraStudio 3D has a blazingly fast 10 Gb/s connection thats up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. Thats enough bandwidth to handle the highest resolution video formats easily! Thunderbolt ensures low latency and highly accurate time synchronization, making the UltraStudio 3D ideal for demanding stereoscopic 3D workflows. Now you can work with all the video formats you need, conveniently on your desktop or notebook computer!
The UltraStudio 3D model includes advanced HDMI 3D frame packing and dual HD-SDI connections for full resolution 3D capture and playback. Work in side-by-side, line-by-line, and top and bottom formats, even with previous generation 3D devices. Blackmagic Designs free Media Express software allows advanced dual stream 3D workflows by capturing left and right eye to separate QuickTime or DPX files for a complete 3D solution!
Features: International Power Supply: Standard 12V power supply with international adapters for connection to all power outlets. Thunderbolt Connection: Get blazing speeds for full resolution real time dual stream 3D capture and playback! Dual Link SDI Inputs: Dual Link SDI/HD-SDI and 3 Gb/s SDI input connection for decks, routers and cameras so you can capture amazing quality 10 bit video in SD, HD or 2K. Dual Link SDI Outputs: Dual Link SDI/HD-SDI and 3 Gb/s SDI output connection for decks, routers and monitors so you can play back amazing quality 10 bit video in SD, HD or 2K. HDMI Input and Output: HDMI 3D input and output connections for amazing quality capture and playback, even in full resolution 3D. Breakout Cable: Extra connections for analog component/s-video and composite, analog audio, genlock, AES/EBU audio, RS-422 deck control and more! World's Highest Quality Connections: Connect all your I/O devices with 3 Gb/s HD-SDI, HDMI, and analog video in and out, as well as 16 channel SDI audio I/O, genlock for bi and tri-level sync, and serial deck control. Easily connect to decks such as HDCAM-SR, HDCAM, D5, Digital Betacam, DVCPRO HD and more for frame accurate editing and recording! Compatible with all Video Software: UltraStudio is fully compatible with your favorite editing software such as Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 7, Media Composer 6 and Premiere Pro CS6. For compositing and broadcast design, UltraStudio 3D works with After Effects, Nuke, and Photoshop. You can even color grade live on set with UltraStudio 3D and DaVinci Resolve on your MacBook Pro while viewing a real time preview live on a big screen TV or projector! 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! Blackmagic Utilities Included: UltraStudio also includes Blackmagic LiveKey and Blackmagic Disk Speed Test. LiveKey lets you insert logos and other graphics in real time using SDI outputs. Disk Speed Test checks your disk array and gives you an easy to understand speed test with the results in video frames per second! Blackmagic Media Express Included: Media Express lets you batch capture and playback 2D or even dual stream stereoscopic 3D in uncompressed YUV and RGB QuickTime and DPX, or compressed ProRes, DVCPRO and MJPEG files.
Connections SDI Video Input: 2 x 10 bit SD/HD/2K switchable. SDI Video Output: 2 x 10 bit SD/HD/2K switchable. Analog Video Input: 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD. Analog Video Output: 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD. HDMI Video Input: 1 x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing support. HDMI Video Output: 1 x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing support. Analog Audio Input: 2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors. 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: 8 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD. SDI Audio Output: 16 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD. 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.
HDMI Audio Input: 8 channels embedded in SD and HD. HDMI Audio Output: 8 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
Standards SD Format Support: 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC and 525/23.98 NTSC. HD Format Support: 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60. 2K Format Support: 2048 x 1556PsF24 and 2048 x 1556PsF25, 2048 x 1556p23.98, 2048 x 1556p24 and 2048 x 1556p25. SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M and SMPTE 425M. 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 standard sample rate of 48kHz and 24 bit. Video Sampling: 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 Color Precision: 10-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, HDMI and component analog 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 and 2K SDI. 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 6 internal effects.
Extras Software Included: Media Express, Disk Speed Test, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver. Internal Software Upgrade: Software driver loads upgrades at system start or via updater software. Physical Installation: Requires computer with a Thunderbolt port. Operating System Compatibility: Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or later, and Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later. Product Warranty: 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.
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