http://www.lemac.com.au/site/DefaultSite/filesystem/images/blackmagic/BlackmagicUltrastudio4K1.jpg Rack mount Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 based capture and playback "break out box" with latest high performance technology including 4:4:4 and dual channel 3D stereoscopic, Ultra HD and 4K capture and playback. UltraStudio 4K is the solution you need when doing high performance work that demands quality.

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Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K V2

Item Code: NMA/BDLKULSR4K2

Rack mount Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 based capture and playback "break out box" with latest high performance technology including 4:4:4 and dual channel 3D stereoscopic, Ultra HD and 4K capture and playback. UltraStudio 4K is the solution you need when doing high performance work that demands quality.

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Rack mount Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 based capture and playback "break out box" with latest high performance technology including 4:4:4 and dual channel 3D stereoscopic, Ultra HD and 4K capture and playback. UltraStudio 4K is the solution you need when doing high performance work that demands quality. Packed with the latest SDI, HDMI and analog video, and timecode connections, as well as AES/EBU, balanced and unbalanced analog audio. There is no better solution for video capture and playback.

UltraStudio for Thunderbolt™

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 Express has 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.

Unmatched Quality

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!

Advanced Video Technology

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.

Attractive Design

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

MacOS XUltraStudio 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, Premiere Pro CC, 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.

WindowsFor 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 CC, 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.

Specifications

SDI Video Input 2x 10-bit SD/HD/Ultra HD/4K (2D/3D switchable)
Supports 3 Gb/s and 6 Gb/s dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4

4K and 1080p formats supported:
DCI / UHD 4K 4:2:2 by single-link 6G-SDI
1080p RGB 4:4:4 by single-link 3G-SDI
1080p 4:2:2 by single-link HD-SDI
1080p 4:4:4 by dual-link HD-SDI
SDI Video Loop 2x reclocked, 10-bit SD, HD, 3G-SDI, 6G-SDI
SDI Video Output 2x 10-bit SD/HD/3G/Ultra HD/4K (2D/3D switchable)
Supports 3 Gb/s and 6 Gb/s dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4

4K and 1080p formats supported:
DCI / UHD 4K 4:2:2 by single-link 6G-SDI
1080p RGB 4:4:4 by single-link 3G-SDI
1080p 4:2:2 by single-link HD-SDI
1080p 4:4:4 by dual-link HD-SDI
Analog Video Input 1x Component YUV on 3 BNCs
1x Composite on 1 BNC
Analog Video Output 1x Component YUV on 3 BNCs
1x composite on 1 BNC
HDMI Video Input 1x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing, Ultra HD, and 4K support

4K format supported:
DCI 4K 4:2:2 by HDMI
HDMI Video Output 1x HDMI type A connector including 3D frame packing, Ultra HD, and 4K support

4K format supported:
DCI 4K 4:2:2 by HDMI
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 connectors
AES/EBU Audio Output 2 channels unbalanced with sample rate converter on BNC connector
SDI Audio Input 8 channels embedded in SD
16 channels embedded in HD
16 channels embedded in Ultra HD and 4K
SDI Audio Output 8 channels embedded in SD
16 channels embedded in HD
16 channels embedded in Ultra HD and 4K
HDMI Audio Input 8 channels embedded in SD, HD, 2K, Ultra HD, and 4K
HDMI Audio Output 8 channels embedded in SD, HD, 2K, Ultra HD, and 4K
Timecode Input 1x XLR for LTC input
Timecode Output 1x XLR for LTC output
Sync Input Blackburst in SD or Tri-Sync in HD
Device Control Sony compatible RS-422 deck control port
Serial ports Tx/Rx direction reversible under software control
Computer Interface 2x Thunderbolt 2
Supported Codecs 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
Supported Applications Apple Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer, Adobe After Effects, Nuke - The Foundry, DaVinci Resolve, Avid Pro Tools, Steinberg Cubase, Steinberg Nuendo, Adobe Photoshop, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in / live:cut / just:play / just:live, Softron OnTheAir Video/ MovieRecorder / 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
Internal Software Upgrade Firmware built into software driver. Software driver loads upgrades at system start or via updater software.
4K Format Support SDI:
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

HDMI:
3840x2160p/23.98, 3840x2160p/24, 3840x2160p/25, 3840x2160p29.97, 3840x2160p30, 4096x2160p23.98, 4096x2160p24
HD Format Support SDI:
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

HDMI:
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
SD Format Support SDI:
625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC

HDMI:
625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC
Compliance SDI:
SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M level B, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601

HDMI:
HDMI 1.4b
SDI Video Sampling HD and 4K at up to 30p at 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
(anything above 30p in either HD or UHD will be sampled at 4:2:2)
Color Precision SDI / HDMI: 10-bit
SDI Color Space REC 601, REC 709
SDI Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit
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 Resolution Pixel for pixel up to 4K resolutions
HDMI 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
3D Processing Dual stream and frame packed capture and 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 Mercury Playback Engine effects
Avid Media Composer internal effects
System Requirements Mac with Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2, and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, or later
Power 1x built-in international AC power supply with IEC C14 inlet 120-240 V, 50-60 Hz
Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature -4° to 113°F (-20 to 45°C)
Relative Humidity 0 to 90% non-condensing
Safety Compliance FCC, CE, C-Tick
Dimensions 19 x 5.59 x 1.73" (48.2 x 14.2 x 4.4 cm)
Weight 3.7 lb (1.68 kg)