- 1RU Rack Mount & Table-Top I/O Device
- 2x 20Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 Ports
- DCI/UHD 4K 4:2:2 Up to 30p by 1x 6G-SDI
- DCI/UHD 4K 4:2:2 50p-60p by 2x 6G-SDI
- DCI/UHD 4K 4:2:2 by HDMI
- 1080p RGB 4:4:4 by Single-Link 3G-SDI
- 1080p 4:2:2 by Single-Link HD-SDI
- 1080p 4:4:4 by Dual-Link HD-SDI
- Dual Channel 2D/3D Stereoscopic by SDI
- HD Up/Down/Cross Conversion
Uncompressed editing in HD, 2K and 3D on your laptop!
Introducing UltraStudio 3D, the world’s most innovative video capture and playback device using Intel’s new, lightning fast Thunderbolt™ technology! UltraStudio 3D is compact, portable and affordable, yet has high performance for SD, HD or 2K capture and playback that Hollywood film, broadcast television, and post production markets demand. UltraStudio 3D even supports two streams of full resolution video up to 1080p HD for new stereoscopic 3D workflows! Only $995
The Power of Thunderbolt™
Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt™ technology, UltraStudio 3D has a blazingly fast 10 Gb/s connection that’s up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. That’s enough bandwidth for 2K RGB capture and playback! Thunderbolt also brings low latency and highly accurate time synchronization, so UltraStudio 3D is perfect for demanding stereoscopic 3D workflows. Now you can get all the workstation class performance you love, conveniently on your notebook!
Amazing 3D Workflow!
UltraStudio 3D includes high quality HDMI 1.4a and dual HD-SDI connections for full resolution frame packed 3D capture and playback. Work in side-by-side, line-by-line, and top and bottom formats, even with previous generation 3D devices. Blackmagic Design’s 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!
UltraStudio 3D. Simply Stunning Design
Machined from a solid piece of aluminium, UltraStudio 3D is an attractive, rugged device that’s packed with features previously only available with a workstation. It’s perfect for those on the go as an extremely portable companion to your camera, notebook and favorite NLE package. Imagine keying graphics in real time in live video environments or connecting high performance storage, a full HD plasma and UltraStudio 3D to your MacBook Pro to handle just about all of your post and feature film workflows!
Now you can handle any job that comes through your door, from TVC to 2K feature films, because UltraStudio 3D supports uncompressed YUV 4:2:2 and RGB 4:4:4 workflows up to full resolution 2K! Since all captured images are a pixel-for-pixel clone of the source, without any generational loss or damaging compression, you’re working at the highest quality possible. Get the sharpest green screens, cleanest compositions, superior color correction and more! With mature drivers, award winning Media Express software, and sophisticated SDK included, UltraStudio 3D is an unparalleled solution.
|SDI Video Input||2 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable|
|SDI Video Output||2 x 10 bit SD/HD 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 1.4a type A connector|
|HDMI Video Output||1 x HDMI 1.4a type A connector|
|Analog Audio Output||2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.|
|Analog Audio Input||2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.|
|AES/EBU Audio Input||2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter.|
|AES/EBU Audio Output||2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter.|
|SDI Audio Input||16 channels embedded in SD and HD.|
|SDI Audio Output||16 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.|
|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, 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.|
|Video Sampling||4:2:2 and 4:4:4|
|Audio Sampling||Television standard sample rate of 48kHz at 24 bit.|
|Color Space||REC 601, REC 709|
|HDMI Color Precision||10 bit|
|HDMI Resolution||Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.|
|HDMI Configuration||HDMI automatically configures to connected display.|
|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||For legal reasons 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.|
|3D Processing||Dual stream and frame packed capture & playback.|
|HD Down Conversion||Software based down conversion during video playback.|
|HD Up Conversion||Real time standard definition to 1080HD and 720HD during video capture.|
|HD Cross Conversion||Real time 720HD to 1080HD during video capture.|
|Real Time Effects||Apple Final Cut Pro internal effects in DV, DVCPRO HD, ProRes and uncompressed on Intel Mac OS X . Adobe Premiere Pro Mercury Playback Engine effects in DV, MJPEG, DVCPRO HD, DSLR, AVCHD, XDCAM, XDCAM HD and uncompressed.|
|Software Included||Media Express, Disk Speed Test, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X .|
|Firmware Upgrade||Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.|
|Installation||Requires Macintosh computer with Thunderbolt running Mac OS X 10.6. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.|
|Operating System Compatibility||Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard|
|Product Warranty||3 Year Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty.|
4K, 1080p, 3D Input & Output
- DCI 4K 4:2:2 or UHD 4K YUV 4:2:2 by single-link 6G-SDI
- DCI 4K 4:2:2 by HDMI
- 1080p RGB 4:4:4 by single-link 3G-SDI
- 1080p 4:2:2 by single-link HD-SDI
- 1080p 4:4:4 by dual-link HD-SDI
- Dual-channel 2D/3D stereoscopic by SDI
4K Compressed or Uncompressed
UltraStudio 4K Thunderbolt 2 supports popular compressed video formats such as ProRes and DNxHD as well as 10-bit uncompressed video. When working with uncompressed video all captured images are a perfect pixel-for-pixel clone of the source without any quality loss. Get the sharpest keying with green screens, cleanest compositions, superior color correction, and more.
Work in 10-Bit 4:4:4
UltraStudio 4K Thunderbolt 2 features built-in 6G-SDI connections that operate at four times the speed of regular HD-SDI, meaning you can capture Ultra HD and 4K with only one BNC cable instead of four. This high bandwidth connection is perfect for full color resolution 4:4:4 video, which is great for video effects and high frame rate video up to 1080p60. UltraStudio 4K Thunderbolt 2 also supports dual stream 3D with capture and playback of two independent channels.
The Power of Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt ensures low latency and highly accurate time synchronization for high quality capture and playback. UltraStudio 4K Thunderbolt 2 features 20Gb/s Thunderbolt 2 with loop thru and dual link 6G-SDI, the combination perfect for 3D stereoscopic workflows, Ultra HD, and DCI 4K.
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, and Uncompressed 10-bit 4:4:4.
Apple Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, Nuke – The Foundry, DaVinci Resolve, Avid Pro Tools, Steinberg Cubase, Steinberg Nuendo, Adobe Photoshop, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in / live:cut / just:play / just:live, Softron OnTheAir Video/ MovieRecorder / 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, and Harris Infocaster
|Dimensions||9.15 x 7.15 x 3.25 in|