UltraStudio Pro is the world’s first broadcast quality SD/HD capture and playback solution for USB 3.0 computers! UltraStudio Pro combines the latest broadcast technology into an attractive ultra-thin design that looks great on your desktop! With the incredible speed of USB 3.0 running at a massive 4.8 Gb/s, UltraStudio Pro easily has enough speed for the highest quality uncompressed 10 bit HD video with the maximum possible real time effects!
Note: The Ultra Studio works only with compatible USB 3.0 interface. Please read the following product FAQ for details
UltraStudio Pro’s innovative design looks great on your desktop while hiding the cables behind the unit. With dozens of audio and video connections built-in, you can keep your studio neat and clean! UltraStudio Pro includes audio level meters for accurate audio level calibration. UltraStudio Pro’s chassis is machined from solid metal with high grip silicon feet, so it’s strong enough to withstand the most harsh broadcast environments.
Advanced Broadcast Technology
UltraStudio Pro packs state of the art broadcast technology into an impossibly thin design. You get more video and audio connections, high quality up, down and cross conversion, full 10 bit video, internal SD keying and more!UltraStudio Pro also includes a massive number of video and audio connections including 3 Gb/s SDI, HDMI, analog component, composite, s-video, 4 channel analog audio, 2 channel AES/EBU audio, genlock/tri-sync and RS422 deck control connections.
UltraStudio Pro even includes a broadcast quality 7 foot/2 meter breakout cable, so you’ll save hundreds of dollars on expensive professional cables! There’s even an independent SDI output that’s down converted for simultaneous HD and SD monitoring while you work! The built-in up, down and cross converter lets you edit in one format, and then output to any HD or SD format!
Incredible Speed USB 3.0
UltraStudio Pro takes advantage of the new SuperSpeed™ USB 3.0 to allow highest quality 10 bit HD video capture and playback! SuperSpeed USB 3.0 is the new USB connection standard for computers that’s 10 times faster than regular USB. That’s a blistering 4.8 Gb/s, which easily handles the highest quality 10 bit uncompressed 1080HD video. UltraStudio Pro supports x58 series or better WindowsTM computers, and all you need to do is simply plug in to install!
Connect to Anything
Connects to a massive range of video and audio equipment for capture and playback in SD and HD! You get separate connections for 3 Gb/s SDI, HDMI, analog component, composite, s-video, 2 ch AES/EBU, 4 ch XLR analog audio, down converted SD-SDI output, genlock/tri-sync and deck control. Perfect for HDCAM, HD-D5, HDCAM SR, Betacam SP, Digital Betacam, televisions and more!
Powerful Image Processor
UltraStudio Pro includes a fast video processor for incredible 10 bit quality hardware up, down and cross conversion! Now you can edit once and deploy in SD, 720HD or 1080HD while leaving all CPU time dedicated to real time effects. You can also select between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and pillar-box 4:3 video! When working in HD video, down conversion lets you monitor in SD and HD at the same time with s-video and composite video outputs active.
For highest quality digital broadcast workflows, UltraStudio Pro includes incredible 10 bit SD/HD-SDI video with low SDI jitter, combined with AES/EBU digital audio with a high performance linear phase digital filtered sample rate converter. UltraStudio Pro features a total of 10 on board power supplies to isolate high precision analog electronics from digital noise, so you get pristine quality analog video and audio. UltraStudio Pro provides all the quality you need for the most demanding broadcast environments and ensures your work retains that wonderful film look!
Professional Quality Audio
UltraStudio Pro features a massive 4 channels of balanced professional analog audio in and out, as well as 2 channels of AES/EBU digital audio in and out, for broadcast quality and sample accurate AV sync. UltraStudio Pro also includes a sample rate converter on the AES/EBU input, so you can connect to any digital audio device, from either synchronized or un-synchronized sources. UltraStudio Pro includes 8 channels of SDI embedded audio perfect for Premiere Pro's multi channel audio support. UltraStudio Pro can switch it's analog audio output 3 and 4 to AES/EBU digital audio outputs for an extra 2 AES/EBU digital audio outputs! UltraStudio Pro is perfect for 5.1 surround sound editing!
More HD Real Time Effects
UltraStudio Pro lets you create as fast as your mind works, because you get more HD real time effects! Unlike FireWire which is only half the data speed of HD video and needs to use heavy video compression to handle HD playback, USB 3.0 eliminates this bottleneck because at 4.8 Gb/s it easily handles native 10 bit HD video! This means UltraStudio Pro doesn’t waste CPU time compressing video just for playback, so all CPU time is dedicated to more HD real time effects.
Built in Hardware SD Keyer!
UltraStudio Pro includes an amazing quality standard definition digital internal keyer that lets you key RGBA images over the video input. That’s a total keying solution built right into UltraStudio Pro. The built-in keyer works great when used with Blackmagic Design’s Photoshop plug-ins, or even with RGBA animated video software for keying. Built-in keying is perfect for live events. You can even key over HDMI and analog video!
Includes Blackmagic Media Express!
UltraStudio Pro includes Media Express so you can capture and play back video fast! Use Media Express to work with professional file formats for maximum quality. You can even create your own playlist. Media Express is fast and easy to use and supports Windows™ USB 3.0 computers for uncompressed, compressed and DPX video. You can also grab still frames directly from the Intensity video input!