UltraStudio SDI

MSRP: $395.00

$375.25

SKU: BMD-BDLKULSASDI Category:

Description

OverviewSpecificationsKey Features
The world’s first 10 bit USB 3.0 editing solution for $395!
Introducing the world’s smallest and most affordable SDI capture and playback solution for USB 3.0 computers! UltraStudio SDI simply plugs in to add 10 bit SDI capture and playback, plus HDMI monitoring to your computer! Because it powers from the USB connection, it’s a snap to install! With high quality SDI and HDMI monitoring, plus genlock and RS-422 deck control built in, you get the the highest quality solution for editing, effects, paint and design! Only $395

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, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, and 1080i60.
2K Format Support None
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.
Video Sampling 4:2:2
Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
Color Precision 10-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 and HDMI 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 For legal reasons 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 None
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 Adobe Premiere Pro Mercury Playback Engine effects in DV, MJPEG, DVCPRO HD, DSLR, AVCHD, XDCAM, XDCAM HD and uncompressed.

Extras

Software Included Media Express, Disk Speed Test, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Windows .
Firmware Upgrade Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software.
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.
Operating System Compatibility Compatible with Microsoft Windows 7 .
Product Warranty 3 Year Limited Manufacturer’s Warranty.

Broadcast Quality SDI for USB 3.0

UltraStudio SDI is so compact it fits right into your hand! UltraStudio SDI can be hidden under desks or taken on location. With an attractive machined aluminum design, it looks great on your desk or on location shoots. UltraStudio SDI includes a built in HDMI 1.4 output so you can even use a low cost television as a broadcast monitor! We also include Photoshop plug-ins, NLE drivers and our award winning Media Express deck control software! Perfect with laptops for SDI acquisition on location, or in large creative groups so all computers can be connected to broadcast routing infrastructure, UltraStudio SDI is the perfect low cost solution!

Compact Design

UltraStudio SDI is an attractive and compact design that’s machined out of a solid block of aluminum for incredible strength. That means you get a beautifully finished uni-body design that looks great on your desk. UltraStudio SDI includes a mounting bracket that lets you mount it under desks or on walls for added security. UltraStudio SDI eliminates messy power supplies because it powers from the USB 3.0 connection, plus there are no switches or adjustments because it automatically switches between SD, HD and 3 Gb/s SDI video formats.

Everything Included!

UltraStudio SDI includes everything you need for editing, paint or broadcast design. We include a full set of drivers for capture and playback with real time effects in Premiere Pro! Also included is Media Express for batch capture and output to tape with frame accurate deck control using AVI, Quicktime and DPX files! Only Media Express lets you use virtually any software for video work! Adobe Photoshop is the world standard for paint and image design, and UltraStudio SDI includes Photoshop plug-ins so you can grab frames from the video input, or send frames to the video output, directly from within Photoshop itself! UltraStudio SDI also supports real time RAM preview in Adobe After Effects!

Compatible with Everything!

Blackmagic Design is the worlds biggest capture card manufacturer, so you get more third party software compatability! Edit on your favorite NLE software such as Adobe Premiere Pro and Sony Vegas. For compositing and broadcast design, UltraStudio SDI works with After Effects, Nuke, Fusion and Photoshop. Audio engineers will love using UltraStudio SDI with Avid Pro Tools and Steinberg Nuendo. All UltraStudio SDI files are open standard AVI, DPX and QuickTime format so are compatible with all software. UltraStudio SDI even includes a developer SDK so you can develop your own custom solutions!

SDI Video Input1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable.SDI Video Output1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable.Analog Video InputNoneAnalog Video OutputNoneHDMI Video InputNoneHDMI Video Output1 x HDMI type A connectorAnalog Audio OutputNoneAnalog Audio InputNoneAES/EBU Audio InputNoneAES/EBU Audio OutputNoneSDI Audio Input8 Channels embedded in SD and HDSDI Audio Output8 Channels embedded in SD and HDHDMI Audio InputNoneHDMI Audio Output2 Channels embedded in SD and HD.Computer InterfaceUSB 3.0Sync InputBlackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.Device ControlSony compatible RS422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.

Additional information

Weight 1.14 lbs
Dimensions 7.15 x 5.55 x 1.45 in

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