Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Recorder- portable video
capture and playback with Thunderbolt Port for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or
later, and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or later (BMD-BDLKULSDZMINREC)
you need tiny sized portable video capture and playback for your
Thunderbolt laptop or desktop computer then UltraStudio Express and
UltraStudio Mini are the perfect solution. You get an extremely
affordable solution with high quality SD and HD video all powered from
the Thunderbolt connection so you just plug in and go! UltraStudio
Express includes capture and playback of SD/HD-SDI, HDMI and analog
video and analog audio all in the one beautifully designed model.
UltraStudio Mini Recorder is the pocket sized SDI and HDMI recorder and
UltraStudio Mini Monitor features SDI and HDMI playback, perfect for
simple low cost NLE monitoring.
This UltraStudio Mini Recorder works with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later, and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or later.
- Advanced WorkflowUltra- Studio Express and the UltraStudio Mini's
are the solution you need when doing SD and HD work that demand quality.
If you're editing with Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro or Premiere
Pro then you get high quality and an extremely portable design, perfect
for editing on location. UltraStudio takes care of moving your media in
and out of your computer so it's perfect for modern file based
workflows. UltraStudio is powered via the Thunderbolt connection so it
powers from your laptop battery. That makes UltraStudio Express the
perfect "everything in and out" solution that you can take with you. If
you're traveling light, then UltraStudio Monitor is the ideal solution
for monitoring when editing and it's smaller than your phone!
- Attractive Portable Design- The UltraStudio Express model features a
wonderful machined aluminum design that looks great with your laptop or
on your desktop. You get SDI and HDMI connections on the rear panel as
well as a break out cable connector for analog video and audio.
UltraStudio Express includes two break out cables, one for professional
use with BNC video connections and XLR audio connections, plus reference
input and RS422 deck control. The other break out cable includes RCA
connectors for audio and video so you can connect to consumer equipment.
Dual break out cables means you can capture and playback from a wider
range of both professional and consumer equipment. UltraStudio Mini
Recorder and Monitor include only a single HDMI and SDI connection each
so they are the tiniest way to capture and playback video available!
- World's Highest Quality Connections- UltraStudio is the perfect
capture and playback device for your work now and well into the future!
Simply choose between UltraStudio Express, UltraStudio Mini Recorder or
UltraStudio Mini Monitor depending on your needs. Connect all your I/O
devices with SD/HD-SDI, HDMI with 8 channels of embedded audio. SDI and
HDMI are fully digital connections and are amazing quality. HDMI is
fantastic for low cost HD monitoring as it's on all good modern TVs and
video projectors! When you need analog then UltraStudio Express features
analog that switches between SD and HD so it can connect to older
equipment directly. Connect to virtually any video device, monitor and
even decks such as HDCAM-SR, HDCAM, D5, Digital Betacam, DVCPRO HD and
more for frame accurate editing and recording!
- The Power of Thunderbolt™- Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt™
technology, UltraStudio has a blazingly fast 10 Gb/s connection that’s
up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. That’s enough bandwidth to handle
the highest resolution video formats easily! Thunderbolt ensures low
latency and highly accurate time synchronization, making the UltraStudio
ideal for demanding HD work. Thunderbolt also has the power budget to
allow UltraStudio to operate from the Thunderbolt connections, so it can
operate from your laptop battery, perfect for on location or remote
areas. UltraStudio makes it easy to work with all the video formats you
need, conveniently on your desktop or notebook computer!
- Unmatched Quality- Now you can handle any job your client presents
to you, from TVC to feature films. UltraStudio operates with both
compressed and uncompressed video, so it can handle anything and you're
not locked into a single codec quality. When working with uncompressed
video, all captured images are a perfect pixel-for-pixel clone of the
source, without any generational loss or damaging compression, so you
have the confidence you’re working at the absolute highest quality
possible! Get the sharpest green screens, cleanest compositions,
superior color correction and more! With mature drivers, award winning
Media Express software, attractive design, and the highest quality
- Advanced Video Technology- UltraStudio Express uses the latest
technology so you get an amazing amount of performance packed into an
extremely small design, all low power enough to be Thunderbolt powered!
UltraStudio Express and UltraStudio Mini models might be low cost, but
they include the same advanced video technology that other companies
charge tens of thousands of dollars for. You get low jitter SDI video
that meets broadcast specifications and instantly switches between
standard definition and high definition. That means you can use it for
anything. The included HDMI connections adhere to the latest versions of
the HDMI standard so you eliminate HDMI incompatibilities. Both SDI and
HDMI include multiple channels of embedded audio as well as ancillary
data such as RP-188.
- Compatible with all Video Software!- UltraStudio is fully compatible
with your favorite software. Blackmagic Design was the first company in
the world to ship a Thunderbolt video product so we have mature drivers
that work with more software! All UltraStudio files are open standard
DPX and QuickTime format, so are compatible with all software.
UltraStudio even includes a developer SDK and QuickTime API so you can
develop your own custom solutions! You get drivers that work with
fantastic editing software such as Avid Media Composer, Apple Final Cut
Pro X, Apple Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Symphony, Avid
News Cutter. For visual effects get full compatibly with Adobe After
Effects, The Foundry Nuke and Adobe Photoshop. For broadcast automation
you can use Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play &
just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG. For audio
get compatibly with ProTools, Steinberg Nuendo & Cubase. For
streaming use Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster. VJ
use supports Resolume Avenue 4.
|SDI Video Input None
||1 x 10-bit SD/HD switchable.
|SDI Video Output
|HDMI Video Input
||1 x HDMI type A connector.
|HDMI Video Output
|SDI Audio Input
||8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.
|SDI Audio Output
|HDMI Audio Input
||8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.
|HDMI Audio Output
|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.
||SMPTE 259M and 292M.
|SDI Metadata Support
||VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture
using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188. Closed captioning.
||Television rate of 48kHz and 24 bit.
||REC 601, REC 709
||HDMI automatically configures to connected display.
||Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected
|HDMI Color Precision
|Multiple Rate support
||HDMI input is unable to capture from copy
protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.
||Hardware based real time.
|HD Down Conversion
|HD Up Conversion
||Software based up conversion during video capture.
|Real Time Effects
||Apple Final Cut Pro™ internal effects. Adobe®
Premiere Pro® Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer 6™ internal effects.
||Media Express, Disk Speed Test, 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.
||Requires computer with a Thunderbolt™ port.
Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.
|Operating System Compatibility
||Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later or Mac OS X
10.8 Mountain Lion or later.
||12 Month Limited Warranty.
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