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Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Pro

SD/HD capture and playback solution

Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Pro

Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Pro

SD/HD capture and playback solution

SKU: BMD-BDLKULSPRO

Cat no: 7660

  • Input/Output: SDI, HDMI, Component, Composite & S-Video
  • 4 channels of balanced audio and 2 channels of AES/EBU
  • Supports full 10-bit HD video
  • Built in up, down and cross converter
  • Ultra fast USB 3.0 connection to the PC
  • Includes Media Express Software
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£620.00 (ex vat) £744.00 (incl vat)

Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Pro


The ultra-stylish UltraStudio Pro is Blackmagic Designs exciting new high end capture and playback solution for USB 3.0.

USB 3.0 is the new version of the USB connection to computers that runs 10 times faster than regular USB. This means it has more than enough speed for 10 bit HD video with loads of real time effects. As long as your computer has USB 3.0 products are really easy to install as you just plug them in!

UltraStudio Pro includes fully independent connections for capture and playback of 3 Gb/s SDI, HDMI 1.3, analogue component, composite, s-video and an extra standard definition SDI output that's down converted when running in HD. It also includes connections for 4 channels of balanced audio and 2 channels of AES/EBU. Analogue audio outputs 3 and 4 can be switched to provide 4 extra channels of AES/EBU audio out.

Quality is full 10 bit, so it's a true professional solution. The built in up, down and cross converter works at full 10 bit with highest quality multi-tap filtering. Now you can edit once, and master out anywhere!

USB 3.0 connections are currently only found on Windows machines.

The Ultra Studio Pro works with Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop.

Connect to Anything!
Connects to a massive range of video and audio equipment for capture and playback in SD and HD!

You get separate connections for 3 Gb/s SDI, HDMI, analog component, composite, s-video, 2 ch AES/EBU, 4 ch XLR analog audio, down converted SD-SDI output, genlock/tri-sync and deck control. Perfect for HDCAM, HD-D5, HDCAM SR, Betacam SP, Digital Betacam, televisions and more!USB 3.0

Incredible Speed USB 3.0
UltraStudio Pro takes advantage of the new SuperSpeed™ USB 3.0 to allow highest quality 10 bit HD video capture and playback! SuperSpeed USB 3.0 is the new USB connection standard for computers thats 10 times faster than regular USB. Thats a blistering 4.8 Gb/s, which easily handles the highest quality 10 bit uncompressed 1080HD video. UltraStudio Pro supports x58 and P55 series or better Windows™ computers, and all you need to do is simply plug in to install!

Key Features

  • Input/Output: SDI, HDMI, Component, Composite & S-Video
  • 4 channels of balanced audio and 2 channels of AES/EBU
  • Supports full 10-bit HD video
  • Built in up, down and cross converter
  • Ultra fast USB 3.0 connection to the PC
  • Includes Media Express Software

USB 3.0 Connections

  • Connect to any compatible USB 3.0 Windows computer

Product Specification


 
 Connections
 SDI Video Input  1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable.
 SDI Video Output  1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable. 1 x 10 bit SD only, down converted or key.
 Analog Video Input  1 x Component video on 3 BNCs.
 1 x S-Video video on S-Video connector.
 1 x Composite NTSC/PAL on 1 BNC.
 Analog Video Output  1 x Component video on 3 BNCs. 1 x S-Video on S-Video connector. 1 x Composite NTSC/PAL on 1 BNC.
 HDMI Video Input  1 x HDMI type A connector
 HDMI Video Output  1 x HDMI type A connector
 Analog Audio Input  4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.
 Analog Audio Output  4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors. Channels 3 and 4 can switch to AES/EBU outputs.
 AES/EBU Audio Input  2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter.
 AES/EBU Audio Output  2 Channels unbalanced. Analog outputs 3 and 4 can switch to AES/EBU outputs for audio 3 & 4 and 5 & 6 output. This provides a total of 6 AES/EBU output audio channels when using this feature.
 SDI Audio Input  8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.
 SDI Audio Output  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  USB 3.0
 Power  Requires power supply (included)
 
 Codecs
 Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2.
 
 Software
 DaVinci Resolve, Fusion, Premiere Pro CC, Avid Media Composer, After Effects CC, Avid Pro Tools, Steinberg Cubase, Sony Vegas Pro, Photoshop CC, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4
 Other supported applications include: Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidcaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox. CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Steinberg Nuendo, Flash Media Encoder, Xsplit Broadcaster, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

 Video Standards
 SD Format Support  625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC and 525/23.98 NTSC and 480p.
 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. HD RP188. Closed captioning.
 Audio Sampling  Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz at 24 bit.
 Video Sampling  4:2:2
 Colour Precision  10-bit
 Colour 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 Colour 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 and 1.5 Gb/s HD-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
 Colourspace Conversion  Hardware based real time.
 HD Down Conversion  Built in, high quality hardware down converter always outputs to SD-SDI, composite and S-Video when working in HD video formats. Component output can be switched between HD or SD. 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. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 pillarbox and 16:9 zoom. HD outputs via HD-SDI and component analog.
 HD Cross Conversion  Built in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD and 1080HD to 720HD.
 Real TIme Effects  Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.
 
 Operating Systems
 Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks,
 Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
 Max OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.
 Windows 8.1 or WIndows 10.
 
 Power Requirements
 AC Adapter (included)

 Physical Specifications
 Width  139 mm
 Height  211 mm
 Depth  92 mm
 Weight  648 g
 
 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 Pro
 Software CD
 Breakout cable for analog video and audio connections
 USB 3.0 cable
 12V+ Universal Power supply
 
 Extras
 Software Included  Media Express, Disk Speed Test, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Windows™.
 Internal Software Upgrade  Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.
 Physical Installation  Requires a computer with onboard USB 3.0, or a USB 3.0 PCI Express 2.0 card. Does not support USB 2.0 capture and playback. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.
 
 Warranty
 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

This product includes:

  • UltraStudio Pro
  • Software CD
  • Breakout cable for analog video and audio connections
  • USB 3.0 cable
  • 12V+ Universal Power supply

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