Blackmagic UltraStudio Pro

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 Blackmagic UltraStudio Pro - The world's first broadcast quality uncompressed 10 bit editing for USB 3.0

Blackmagic UltraStudio Pro
Product Code: BDLKULSPRO


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The world's first 10 bit USB 3.0 editing solution
UltraStudio Pro combines the latest broadcast technology into an attractive ultra-thin design that looks great on your desktop! With the incredible speed of USB 3.0 running at a massive 4.8 Gb/s, UltraStudio Pro easily has enough speed for the highest quality uncompressed 10 bit HD video with the maximum possible real time effects!

Simple, Sleek and Innovative Design

UltraStudio Pro's innovative design looks great on your desktop while hiding the cables behind the unit. With dozens of audio and video connections built-in, you can keep your studio neat and clean! UltraStudio Pro includes audio level meters for accurate audio level calibration. UltraStudio Pro's chassis is machined from solid metal with high grip silicon feet, so it's strong enough to withstand the most harsh broadcast environments.

Incredible SuperSpeed™ 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.

Use Popular Video Software
UltraStudio Pro works with the software you love to use! Use DirectShow™ and QuickTime™ software, or the world's most popular software such as Premiere Pro®, After Effects®, Fusion™ and Photoshop®.

Blackmagic Media Express!
UltraStudio Pro includes Media Express so you can capture and play back video fast! Use Media Express to work with professional file formats for maximum quality. You can even create your own playlist.

Advanced Broadcast Technology
UltraStudio Pro packs state of the art broadcast technology into an impossibly thin design. You get more video and audio connections, high quality up, down and cross conversion, full 10 bit video, internalSD keying and more! UltraStudio Pro also includes a massive number of video and audio connections including 3 Gb/s SDI, HDMI, analog component, composite, s-video, 4 channel analog audio, 2 channel AES/EBU audio, genlock/tri-sync and RS422 deck control connections.

Connect to Anything!
UltraStudio Pro even includes a broadcast quality 7 foot/2 meter breakout cable, so you'll save hundreds of dollars on expensive professional cables! There's even an independent SDI output that's down converted for simultaneous HD and SD monitoring while you work! The built-in up, down and cross converter lets you edit in one format, and then output to any HD or SD format! UltraStudio Pro 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.

Technical Specifications:
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 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
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, 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 at 24 bit.
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 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.
Colorspace 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 Adobe® Premiere Pro® Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer 6™ internal effects.
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.
Operating System Compatibility
Compatible with Microsoft Windows 7™.
Product Warranty 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

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