Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Pro

Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Pro

Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Pro

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Product Highlights

  • High Speed - USB 3.0 (4.8 Gb/s)
  • Full 10 Bit Video
  • Built-in Up, Down, & Cross Converter
  • Clutter-free Design
  • Built-in Hardware SD Keyer
  • More HD Real-time Effects
  • Powerful Image Processor
  • Adobe Premiere Pro/After Effects
  • Includes Photoshop/Media Express
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  • 1Description

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.

Advanced Broadcast Technology

Offers more video and audio connections, high-quality up, down, and cross conversion, full 10 bit video, internal SD keying
Includes a massive number of video and audio connections including 3 Gb/s SDI, HDMI, analog component, composite, s-video, 4 channels XLR analog audio, 2 channels AES/EBU audio with sample rate converter, genlock/tri-sync, and RS-422 deck control connections
Includes a broadcast quality 7'/2m breakout cable
An independent SDI output down converted for simultaneous HD and SD monitoring
The built-in up, down, and cross converter lets you edit once and deploy in SD, 720HD, or 1080HD so that all CPU time is dedicated to real-time effects


Comes with a clean front-look, hiding the cables behind the unit
Built-in audio and video connections keep your studio neat
Includes audio level meters for accurate audio level calibration
Chassis is machined from solid metal with high-grip silicon feet, that provides the unit enough strength to withstand harsh broadcast environments


Connects to a massive range of video and audio equipment for capture and playback in SD and HD
Separate connections for 3 Gb/s SDI, HDMI, analog component, composite, s-video, 2 channels of AES/EBU with sample rate converter, 4 channels of XLR analog audio, down converted SD-SDI output, genlock/trisync and deck control
Ideal for HDCAM, HD-D5, HDCAM SR, Betacam SP, Digital Betacam, televisions

Incredible Speed USB 3.0 and More HD Real-time Effects

The SuperSpeed USB 3.0, which is 10 times faster than regular USB, allows high-quality 10 bit HD video capture and playback
A running speed of 4.8 Gb/s easily handles the highest quality 10 bit uncompressed 1080HD video
Supports x58 series or better Windows computers
Does not waste CPU time compressing video just for playback
All CPU time is dedicated to HD real-time effects

Powerful Image Processor

Includes a fast video processor for incredible 10 bit quality hardware up, down, and cross conversion
Allows to edit once and deploy in SD, 720HD, or 1080HD so that all CPU time is dedicated to real-time effects
Allows to select between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9, and pillar-box 4:3 video
Down conversion, when working in HD video, lets you monitor in SD and HD at the same time with s-video and composite video outputs active

Adobe Premiere Pro

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, plus Motion JPEG
Supports Premiere Pro's 8 channels of audio, making for high-quality 5.1 surround sound editing
Includes features such as RT effects, RS-422 deck control, and frame accurate batch capture

Adobe After Effects

Useful for graphics and animation
Provides full RAM preview playback
You can use Media Express with After Effects for capture and playback in QuickTime, AVI and even DPX files

Adobe Photoshop

Includes special Photoshop plug-ins, allowing you to directly capture and output still frames from within the Photoshop application itself
You can use 'keying to export' and live key graphics from the video input using Photoshop alpha channels
You can see the correct color and the effects of video interlace and field movement by outputting Photoshop graphics from the unit

Media Express Software

Allows you to batch capture and playback DPX, uncompressed YUV and MJPEG files
Allows you to create your own playlist
Supports CMX EDL import and export, frame accurate deck control via RS-422 and will even insert and assemble to tape
Allows you to grab still frames from your deck

Direct HDMI Connections

Gets connected to cameras and digital set top boxes via HDMI for the highest quality
HDMI output monitors editing with real-time effects on the latest big screen televisions and video projectors

Built-in Hardware SD Keyer

Allows you to key RGBA images over the video input
Used with Blackmagic Design's Photoshop plug-ins, or RGBA animated video software for keying
Can key over HDMI and analog video
In the Box
Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Pro
  • Media Express
  • Disk Speed Test
  • LiveKey
  • Blackmagic Control Panel
  • Blackmagic Driver on Windows
  • 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    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
    Processing 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.
    Standards 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
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 11.1 x 8.8 x 5.7"

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