The Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Pro has a built-in USB 3.0 interface that offers high-speed connectivity (4.8 Gb/s); it transmits high-quality uncompressed 10 bit HD video with maximum real-time effects and the audio level meters help in accurate audio level calibration. With an innovative design, the UltraStudio Pro has a clean front-look having all the cables hidden. Made of solid metal, the unit is strong to withstand most harsh broadcast environments.
With a powerful image processor for 10 bit quality hardware up, down, and cross conversion, the UltraStudio Pro allows quick editing and deployment in SD, 720HD, or 1080HD resolutions so that CPU time is dedicated to real-time effects.
Adobe Premiere Pro's 8 audio channels prove useful for high-quality, 5.1 surround sound editing. The unit includes a full suite of Premiere Pro plug-ins with deck control and full support for 8 and 10 bit uncompressed AVI and QuickTime files, and Motion JPEG. Adobe After Effects makes for quality broadcast graphics and animation. Special Photoshop plug-ins can directly capture and output still frames from within the Photoshop application itself. The Media Express software allows you to batch capture and playback DPX, uncompressed YUV, and MJPEG files. With the SD digital internal keyer you can key RGBA images over the video input.
You can connect the UltraStudio Pro to cameras and digital set top boxes via HDMI and get quality video from cameras. Video and audio connections include 3 Gb/s SDI, HDMI, analog component, composite, s-video, 4-channel analog audio, down converted SD-SDI output, 2 channel AES/ EBU audio, genlock/tri-sync, and RS-422 deck control connections.
SDI Video In & Out: SD/HD
Analog Video In & Out: Component & S-Video & Composite
HDMI Video In & Out: Yes
SDI Audio In & Out: 16 Channels
Analog Audio In & Out: 4 Channels Balanced
HDMI Audio In & Out: 8 Channels
AES Audio In & Out: 2 Ch In, selectable 6 Ch Out Unbalanced Sample rate converter on input
Computer Interface: USB 3.0
Color Space 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 styles
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 styles. 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 internal effects in DV, MJPEG and uncompressed.
HD Format Support: 1080PsF23.98/24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p23.98/24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97,
1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 720p50, 720p59.94 and 720p60
SD Format Support: 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC and 525/23.98 NTSC and 480p
SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M, 292M
Video Sampling: 4:2:2
Color Precision: 4:2:2 10-bit
Color Space: 4:2:2 YUV
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
Audio Sampling: Television rate of 48kHz at 24 bit
Color Space: 4:2:2 YUV