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Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K 2 (BM-BDLKULSR4K-2)
Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K 2 (BM-BDLKULSR4K-2)
Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K 2 (BM-BDLKULSR4K-2)
Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K 2 (BM-BDLKULSR4K-2)
Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K 2 (BM-BDLKULSR4K-2)
Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K 2 (BM-BDLKULSR4K-2)
Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K 2 (BM-BDLKULSR4K-2)
Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K 2 (BM-BDLKULSR4K-2)
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Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K 2 (BM-BDLKULSR4K-2)
The highest quality capture and playback solutions for your Thunderbolt™ computer!

Built with blazingly fast Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 technology, UltraStudio lets you work with the highest quality video resolutions all the way up to Ultra HD 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 are QuickTime and WDM based and work with any Mac OS X and Windows video software!


Advanced Workflow
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 Express and UltraStudio Mini models are extremely portable, easily moving from one computer to another. UltraStudio 4K is a high performance 'break out box' style capture and playback device for highest quality Ultra HD 60p editing as well as DCI 4K resolutions.

Choose the model that's perfect for your needs!
UltraStudio 4K has a rack based ‘breakout box‘ design with the latest high performance 6G-SDI video technology, and is perfect for equipment racks, post production suites or flyaway kits! UltraStudio Express has built in SDI and HDMI inputs and outputs, plus 2 breakout cables for connecting to professional and consumer analog equipment. 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 Express and UltraStudio Mini models are Thunderbolt powered so you just plug in and go!

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 Minimodels are ideal when space is tight and you require only capture or playback. UltraStudio Mini Recorder features 3G-SDI and HDMI input and UltraStudio Mini Monitor features 3G-SDI and HDMI outputs.

UltraStudio Expresshas built in 3G-SDI and HDMI connections and includes consumer RCA and professional BNC/XLR breakout cables for analog component/S-Video and composite, analog audio, genlock, AES/EBU audio, RS-422 deck control and more.

UltraStudio 4K has 6G-SDI, HDMI 4K, 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.

The Power of Thunderbolt™
Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt™ technology, UltraStudio uses a blazingly fast single cable connection to your computer that has the bandwidth to handle the highest resolution video formats easily! Thunderbolt ensures low latency and highly accurate time synchronization for the highest quality capture and playback. UltraStudio Express and UltraStudio Mini models are powered via the Thunderbolt connection so they are extremely portable. The high performance UltraStudio 4K model is the world's first Thunderbolt 2 solution! Featuring double speed Thunderbolt 2 with loop thru and dual link 6G-SDI, it is ideal for demanding 3D stereoscopic workflows, Ultra HD and DCI 4K.

Amazing 4K resolutions in compressed or uncompressed
UltraStudio 4K supports popular compressed video formats such as ProRes and DNxHD as well as 10-bit uncompressed video, so you’re not locked into a single file format. When working with uncompressed video all captured images are a perfect pixel-for-pixel clone of the source without any quality loss, so you have the confidence you’re working at the absolute highest quality possible. Get the sharpest keying with green screens, cleanest compositions, superior color correction and more! Ultra HD 4K has 4 times the resolution of 1080HD for amazing looking images!

Work in 10 bit 4:4:4 for results that are simply beautiful.
UltraStudio 4K includes some of the most advanced video technologies available! The built in 6G-SDI operates at 4 times the speed of a regular HD-SDI connection, which means you get Ultra HD and 4K with only 1 BNC cable instead of the 4 BNC cables required in the past! This high bandwidth connection is perfect for full color resolution 4:4:4 video that's great for video effects and high frame rate video up to 1080p60. UltraStudio 4K also supports dual stream 3D with capture and playback of 2 independent channels.

Elegant styling and exceptional durability
UltraStudio 4K’s elegant front panel has an integrated color LCD and fast to use video and audio input buttons, all with built in video and audio connections using standard BNC, HDMI and XLR connectors. UltraStudio Express is machined from a solid block of aluminum to provide fantastic strength and portability. For flexibility the design includes breakout cables with professional BNC and XLR connections or consumer RCA connections. UltraStudio Mini models fit into the palm of your hand and feature SDI and HDMI connections at one end and a Thunderbolt connection at the other!

Use your Favorite Software
UltraStudio is supported by a huge range of software applications for Mac OS X. Get drivers that work with fantastic editing software such as Final Cut Pro X, Final Cut Pro 7, Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Avid Symphony and Avid News Cutter. For visual effects get full compatibility with Fusion, After Effects CC and Photoshop CC. For audio get compatibility with ProTools, Steinberg Nuendo and Cubase. For streaming use Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster.

Windows – Unrivalled compatibility
For Windows you get access to a massive range of software because UltraStudio supports WDM, DirectShow and QuickTime! For editing you can use Avid Media Composer, Avid News Cutter, Premiere Pro, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio, CyberLink Power Director and MAGIX Video Pro. For visual effects use Fusion, After Effects CC and Photoshop CC. Audio software supported includes Steinberg Nuendo and Cubase. When streaming you get compatibility with Flash Media Encoder, Xsplit Broadcaster, Wirecast and Livestream Procaster.

Delivery Contents
– UltraStudio 4K
– Software CD
– Warranty (3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty)

 

Connections

SDI Video Input
2 × 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD and 4K and 2D/3D switchable. Supports 3 Gb/s and 6Gb/s dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4.
SDI Video Loop
2 × reclocked 10-bit SD, HD, 3G-SDI, 6G-SDI.
SDI Video Output
2 × 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD and 4K and 2D/3D switchable. Supports 3 Gb/s and 6Gb/s dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4.
Analog Video Input
1 × Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 × composite on 1 BNC.
Analog Video Output
1 × Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 × composite on 1 BNC.
HDMI Video Input
1 × HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing, Ultra HD and 4K support.
HDMI Video Output
1 × HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing, Ultra HD and 4K support.
Analog Audio Input
2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors and 2 channels of consumer unbalanced via RCA connections.
Analog Audio Output
2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.
AES/EBU Audio Input
2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter on BNC connector.
AES/EBU Audio Output
2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter on BNC connector.
SDI Audio Input
16 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD. 16 Channels embedded in Ultra HD and 4K.
SDI Audio Output
16 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD. 16 Channels embedded in Ultra HD and 4K.
HDMI Audio Input
8 Channels embedded in SD and HD, 2K, Ultra HD and 4K.
HDMI Audio Output
8 Channels embedded in SD, HD, Ultra HD and 4K.
Timecode Input
1 × XLR for LTC Input.
Timecode Output
1 × XLR for LTC Output.
Sync Input
Blackburst in SD or Tri-Sync in HD.
Device Control
Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control port. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.
Computer Interface
Thunderbolt™ or Thunderbolt™ 2
Codecs
Supports: 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, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:4:4.


Software

Software Included
Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver.
Internal Software Upgrade
Firmware built into software driver. Software driver loads upgrades at system start or via updater software.
Software Applications
DaVinci Resolve, Fusion, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, vid Pro Tools, Steinberg Cubase, Steinberg Nuendo, Adobe Photoshop CC
Other supported applications include
Nuke, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and 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, Harris Infocaster.


SDI Video Standards

SD Format Support
625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC.
HD Format Support
720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080p50, 1080i59.94, 1080p59.94, 1080i60, and 1080p60.
4K Format Support
3840x2160p/23.98, 3840x2160p/24, 3840x2160p/25, 3840x2160p29.97, 3840x2160p30, 3840x2160p50, 3840x2160p59.94, 3840x2160p60, 4096x2160p23.98, 4096x2160p24, 4096x2160p25, 4096x2160p29.97, 4096x2160p30, 4096x2160p50, 4096x2160p59.94, 4096x2160p60.
SDI Compliance
SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M level B, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.
Audio Sampling
Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
Video Sampling
4:2:2 and 4:4:4.*
* Up to 30p for HD and 4K
Color Precision
10-bit
Color Space
REC 601, REC 709
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.
HDMI Video
Standards
SD Format Support
625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC.
HD Format Support
720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080p50, 1080i59.94, 1080p59.94, 1080i60, and 1080p60.
4K Format Support
3840x2160p/23.98, 3840x2160p/24, 3840x2160p/25, 3840x2160p29.97, 3840x2160p30, 4096x2160p23.98, 4096x2160p24.
HDMI Compliance
HDMI 1.4b
HDMI Resolution
Pixel for pixel up to 4K resolutions.
HDMI Color Precision
10-bit RGB in HD, 10-bit YUV in 4K
Copy Protection
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
Dual stream and frame packed capture & playback.
HD Down Conversion
Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD-SDI on SDI A output, SD-SDI on SDI B output and Composite and S-Video when working in HD video formats on playback. Switch analog video to Component and choose HD or SD output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.
HD Up Conversion
Built-in, high quality hardware up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on playback. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 pillarbox and 16:9 zoom. HD outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI and component analog.
HD Cross Conversion
Built in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720HD to 1080HD and 1080HD to 720HD on playback.
Real Time Effects
Apple Final Cut Pro™ internal effects. Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.


Physical Installation

requirement
Requires computer with a Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 port. Please check support pages to see the full system requirement.
Operating Systems
Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later, Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Power Requirements
1 × built-in international AC power supply with IEC C14 inlet. 120-240V, 50-60Hz.


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
Safety Compliance
Safety Compliance
Your data will be collected and processed according to our privacy notice.
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