Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 solution, with Dual Link 6G-SDI, HDMI, Analog, 4:4:4, 3D, Ultra HD and 4K.
UltraStudio 4K Extreme
Thunderbolt and PCI Express solution, with 12G SDI, HDMI 2.0, Analog, 4:4:4, Ultra HD and 4K up to 2160p60 and hardware encoder for H.265.
UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3
Advanced 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 and PCI Express solution with 12G SDI, HDMI 2.0, Analog, 4:4:4, Ultra HD and 4K up to 2160p60 and hardware encoder for H.265.
Blackmagic PCI Express Cable Kit
High speed Generation 3 PCI Express plug-in card and cable for connecting computers to products such as UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3, when you need higher speeds than Thunderbolt.
UltraStudio for Thunderbolt™
The highest quality capture and playback solutions for your Thunderbolt™ computer!
Built with blazingly fast Thunderbolt, UltraStudio lets you work with the highest quality video resolutions all the way up to Ultra HD and DCI 4K! Choose from a range of rack mount and portable UltraStudio for Thunderbolt models featuring SDI, HDMI and analog video connections. UltraStudio works with all your favorite video software such as DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer and Adobe Creative Suite. UltraStudio is QuickTime and WDM based and work with any Mac OS X and Windows video software!
UltraStudio for Thunderbolt models are perfect for high performance work that demands the highest quality. Using a single Thunderbolt cable, you can easily connect any Thunderbolt computer or laptop for amazing on set color correction, editing, visual effects and video streaming. Lightweight and compact, UltraStudio HD Mini and UltraStudio Mini models are extremely portable, easily moving from one computer to another. UltraStudio 4K models are high performance 'break out box' style capture and playback devices for the highest quality Ultra HD 60p editing as well as DCI 4K resolutions!
Choose the model that's perfect for your needs!
UltraStudio 4K models have a rack based ‘breakout box‘ design with the latest high performance 6G and 12G-SDI video technology, and are perfect for equipment racks, post production suites or flyaway kits! UltraStudio HD Mini features Thunderbolt 3, as well as built in SDI and analog component and composite inputs, reference, and RS-422. You also get dual link 3G-SDI with simultaneous fill and key output, as well as HDMI. UltraStudio Mini Recorder and UltraStudio Mini Monitor include SDI and HDMI connections and are great when you require either capture or playback in SD or HD. UltraStudio HD Mini and UltraStudio Mini models are Thunderbolt powered so you just plug in and go!
UltraStudio 4K Extreme
When you need the ultimate capture and playback solution then UltraStudio 4K Extreme is the perfect choice as it’s the most powerful video capture and playback product available. It features the latest, most advanced 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 connections for working with high frame rate 60 frames per second, deep 12-bit color images at massive 4K resolutions! The built in hardware encoder can convert video in realtime to H.265, which is the distribution format for Ultra HD. It also includes a wider range of analog and digital connections than any other UltraStudio model so it can be used with virtually any camera, deck, router or display. For even higher performance, the UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 model has all the same powerful features of UltraStudio 4K Extreme, but also features the latest high speed Thunderbolt 3 connection for transfer speeds of up to 40 Gb/s over a single cable!
Built In Hardware Video Encoding
The UltraStudio 4K Extreme models feature a built in multi format hardware encoder that lets you capture to H.265. H.265 delivers amazing quality and is the compression standard for distributing Ultra HD content online. You can also use H.265 compression for SD and HD video giving you smaller files at higher quality than other compression formats. The built in hardware encoder is designed to be upgradable so you get a future proof solution that can add new formats via software updates as they become available.
Built In Hardware Video EncodingH.265
World's Highest Quality Connections
With UltraStudio you can connect to virtually any video device, including cameras, monitors and broadcast decks for frame accurate editing and recording!
UltraStudio Mini models are ideal when space is tight and you require only capture or playback. UltraStudio Mini Recorder features 1.5G-SDI and HDMI input and UltraStudio Mini Monitor features 1.5G-SDI and HDMI outputs.
UltraStudio HD Mini
UltraStudio HD Mini includes 3G-SDI, analog YUV and composite NTSC/PAL video inputs, two channel analog audio in, and reference as well as RS-422 for deck control! For output, you get dual link 3G-SDI with simultaneous fill and key, plus HDMI. UltraStudio Mini also features Thunderbolt 3 so you get incredible 40 Gb/s performance for capture and playback of fully uncompressed video, leaving your computer’s CPU free for more processing tasks.
UltraStudio 4K has 6G-SDI, HDMI 1.4, analog component video, 16 channels of SDI audio, 2 channels of balanced analog, 2 channels of unbalanced AES/EBU audio, timecode, up/down/cross conversion, reference and serial deck control.
UltraStudio 4K Extreme
UltraStudio 4K Extreme features 12G-SDI with loop outputs for working with 2160p60 over a single cable. Also includes HDMI 2.0, analog component, 4 channel XLR analog and 2 channels AES/EBU digital audio, timecode, reference and serial deck control. Connects via Thunderbolt or with an optional PCI Express adapter for higher frame rates and 4K RGB workflows. UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 has all the same powerful features of UltraStudio 4K Extreme, but adds the latest high speed Thunderbolt 3 connection for transfer speeds of up to 40 Gb/s.