Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3

Rs. 279,250.00
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UltraStudio

Professional Capture andPlayback for Thunderbolt 3 Computers!

Now you can connect Thunderbolt 3 computers to any kind of video equipment for building high performance edit workstations, archiving from old broadcast decks, outputting broadcast graphics and even live streaming! Simply connect to the Thunderbolt 3 port to get a wide range of video and audio connections that operate in all SD, HD, Ultra HD and 4K DCI formats up to 60 frames per second! Connections include SDI, HDMI and analog video and audio with broadcast quality 10‑bit YUV and 12-bit RGB in Apple ProRes and uncompressed file formats. UltraStudio is designed to work with popular video software on Mac, Windows and Linux such as DaVinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro and many more.

 

Introducing theNew UltraStudio 4K Mini

The new UltraStudio 4K Mini model is a portable Thunderbolt 3 capture and playback solution packed with the latest broadcast technology, including 12G‑SDI, HDMI 2.0 and analog connections. You get broadcast quality 8 and 10‑bit high dynamic range capture in all formats up to 4K DCI at 60p, and 12‑bit high dynamic range capture in all formats up to 4K DCI at 30p. The front panel features push button controls, an LCD for monitoring signal and setup, an XLR microphone input and a ¼" headphone jack. UltraStudio 4K Mini features USB for connecting a keyboard and mouse, plus it will trickle charge your laptop computer when connected to the Thunderbolt 3 port. There’s even a built in SD card reader allowing instant access to your camera media cards!

 

Choose the Perfect Model for Portable or Studio

UltraStudio features a ‘breakout box’ style design that gives you virtually every connection you need to connect to professional decks, monitors and other equipment. That means they’re perfect for equipment racks or post production suites where you need to position them on a desktop or editing station. UltraStudio Mini models feature a more compact design thats more portable so it’s the perfect choice when you need to access video connectivity for live camera capture or on set color grading on location.

Professional Capture and Playback for any Workflow!

Whether you’re working on-set or in post production, UltraStudio gives you broadcast and digital cinema quality capture and playback that can be used for any workflow. UltraStudio is perfect for everything from editing, color and visual effects to live capture and on-set monitoring during production. There are even models with 12G-SDI and support for the latest HDR formats to ensure high end colorists get everything they need for monitoring to broadcast displays, HDR televisions or the latest digital cinema projectors. UltraStudio can even be used to feed SDI fill and key from RGB graphics directly from a computer to a live production switcher for amazing live broadcast graphics keying.

 

Built In Hardware Video Encoding

UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 features a built in multi format hardware encoder that lets you capture to H.265. H.265 delivers amazing quality and is the compression standard for distributing Ultra HD content online. You can also use H.265 compression for SD and HD video giving you smaller files at higher quality than other compression formats. The built in hardware encoder is designed to be upgradable so you get a future proof solution that can add new formats via software updates as they become available.

 

World's Highest Quality Connections

UltraStudio HD Mini

UltraStudio 4K Mini

UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3

With UltraStudio you can connect to virtually any video device! All UltraStudio models include SDI in and out, HDMI out for monitoring on TVs and projectors and analog YUV/NTSC/PAL video and balanced analog input for archiving from legacy analog broadcast tape decks. Plus the dual SDI outputs can switch to fill and key! All models include video reference for sync playback to broadcast systems, plus RS-422 remote. The UltraStudio 4K Mini and Extreme models add an extra HDMI input plus a balanced analog audio out for connecting to in-studio audio monitoring. UltraStudio 4K Extreme's larger design accommodates 4 channel analog audio via XLR connections, 2 channels of AES/EBU digital audio and dedicated timecode connections.

 

The Power of Thunderbolt 3

Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt 3™ technology, UltraStudio uses a blazingly fast single cable connection to any 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. The UltraStudio HD Mini model is powered from the Thunderbolt connection so can run from a laptop battery without needing any power connection. UltraStudio 4K models also include an ACpower connection, perfect when working in studios. The new UltraStudio 4K Mini model even provides 45W trickle power via Thunderbolt 3 to the connected computer so it stays charged when connected.

 

Amazing Quality in Compressed or Uncompressed

UltraStudio supports popular compressed video formats such as Apple 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 has 4 times the resolution of 1080HD for amazing looking images!

 

Incredible 12G‑SDI Technology for Ultra HD

UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 and UltraStudio 4K Mini feature the latest 12G‑SDI, for the most powerful video capture and playback solution! The incredible speed of 12G‑SDI means UltraStudio 4K models can support both capture and playback of Ultra HD and 4K 60p over a single BNC cable! Because 12G‑SDI connections are multi rate, you can still connect to all of your existing equipment. Only 12G‑SDI gives you the compatibility to connect to all your existing SD and HD equipment but also supports the future with all Ultra HD formats up to 2160p60. Because the 12G-SDI outputs are dual link, you can do stereoscopic or simultaneous fill and key in real time up to 2160p30!

 

Super Tough Elegant and Portable Design

UltraStudio 4K models feature elegant front panels with integrated color LCD and fast control buttons, with the rear panel using industry standard BNC and HDMI connectors for video connections. UltraStudio Mini models are designed for portability and can be used as a stand alone on a desktop or rack mounted with other equipment. The UltraStudio HD Mini model is even more compact at only ⅓ of a rack width! That means they have very low visual impact when placed on a desktop, and you can fit up to 3 of them in a single rack unit size!

 

Download DaVinci Resolve

Get professional editing, visual effects, color correction and audio post!

UltraStudio models have been designed to be the perfect match for DaVinci Resolve, so you can get a complete post production solution simply by downloading the software now on Mac, Windows or Linux! You get the world’s most advanced solution that combines professional editing, color correction, audio post and visual effects all in one software tool! DaVinci Resolve is used to finish more Hollywood feature films than any other solution, so you'll get the best possible post production tools available. Whether you’re working on major feature films, episodic television production, music videos, TVCs or even the latest YouTube shoot, DaVinci Resolve gives you a high end workflow so the tools will never be the limit to your creativity!

 

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Supports Macs with Thunderbolt 3

UltraStudio has been specifically designed for the Mac platform's unique needs and is supported by a huge range of popular video software. The included drivers have been optimized for high performance video, plus the features needed for editing software such as DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro CC, and Avid Media Composer. 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 OBS, Wirecast, Livestream Producer.

 

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Get Incredible Windows Compatibility

For Windows you get access to a massive range of software because UltraStudio supports WDM and DirectShow! For editing you can use DaVinci Resolve, Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro CC, MAGIX Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro, 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 Live Encoder, Xsplit Broadcaster, Wirecast and Livestream Producer.

 

UltraStudio 4K Extreme

Technical Specifications

UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 is the world’s most advanced capture and playback solution for PCI Express and Thunderbolt computers! It features incredibly fast 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3, advanced 12G‑SDI and HDMI 2.0 connections for working at up to 60 frames per second with deep color, 12‑bit RGB, support for HDR workflows via HDMI 2.0a and extremely large 4K frame sizes. Featuring the widest range of analog and digital connections, UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 is compatible with virtually any camera, deck, router or display. There’s even an extremely powerful hardware encoder built-in that supports realtime H.265 encoding!

 

Connections

SDI Video Inputs

2 x 12Gb/s and 2 x 6Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual/quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.

SDI Video Outputs

2 x 12Gb/s and 2 x 6Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual/quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.

SDI Rates

270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G.

Optical SDI

Supports 2 optional SMPTE modules.

SDI Video Loop

4 x reclocked SD/HD/2K/4K linked to corresponding inputs.

SDI Video Repeated Outputs

2 x 12Gb/s and 2 x 6Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual/quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.

Analog Video Inputs

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x composite NTSC/PAL on 1 BNC.

Analog Video Outputs

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x composite NTSC/PAL on 1 BNC.

Analog Audio Inputs

4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors and 2 channels of consumer unbalanced via RCA connectors.

Analog Audio Outputs

4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.

Optical Fiber Inputs/Outputs (Optional)

2 x 12Gb/s Optical Fiber.

AES/EBU Audio Inputs

2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter on BNC connector.

AES/EBU Audio Outputs

2 Channels unbalanced on BNC connector.

SDI Audio Inputs

16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

SDI Audio Outputs

16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

HDMI Video Inputs

HDMI 2.0 type A connector with support for 2160p60

HDMI Video Outputs

HDMI 2.0 type A connector with support for 2160p60

HDMI Audio Inputs

8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.

HDMI Audio Outputs

8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.

Mic Input

1 x 48V microphone input via XLR connector. Phantom Power switchable via software control.

Timecode Input

1 x XLR Input.

Timecode Output

1 x XLR Output.

Sync Input

1 x Reference input. Tri-Sync or Black Burst.

Sync Output

1 x Reference Loop Output. Tri-Sync or Black Burst.

Computer Interface

Thunderbolt™ 3 (Mac OS and Windows), PCI Express 4 lane generation 2.

Power

2 x built-in international AC power supply with IEC C14 inlet. 120-240V, 50-60Hz.

Supported Codecs

AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, HEVC, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, DNxHR & DNxHD, 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.

 

Software

Software Included

DaVinci Resolve, Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS and Windows. Media Express, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Linux.

Internal Software Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Software driver loads upgrades at system start or via updater software.

 

 

SDI Video Standards

SD Video Standards

525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL

HD Video Standards

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

2K Video Standards

2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p
2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI 25PsF

Ultra HD Video Standards

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60

4K Video Standards

4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p

3D Video Standards

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30,
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p
2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI 25PsF

SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 425M, SMPTE 435, SMPTE 2081, SMPTE 2082, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.

SDI Metadata Support

RP 188/SMPTE 12M-2 and closed captioning.

SDI Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24‑bit.

SDI Video Sampling

4:2:2, 4:4:4

SDI Color Space

REC 601, REC 709.

SDI Configuration

SDI output is configurable for Quad Link 3Gb/s via Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility. When using single link 12Gb/s on SDI A or dual link 6Gb/s on SDI A and B, SDI C and D will output downconverted HD.

 

HDMI Video Standards

SD Video Standards

525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL

HD Video Standards

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

Ultra HD Video Standards

2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60

4K Video Standards

4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p, 4K DCI 25p

3D Video Standards

720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30,
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60

HDMI Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24‑bit.

HDMI Video Sampling

4:4:4, 4:2:2 & 4:2:0

HDMI Configuration

HDMI 2.0a supports Deep Color and HDR. Automatically configures to connected display.

Multiple Rate Support

HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/UHD and 4K. Component analog video connections are switchable between SD and HD.

Copy Protection

HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.

 

Hardware Frame Buffer

v210 (10 bit YUV), 2vuy (8 bit YUV), ARGB, BGRA (8 bit RGB), r210 (10 bit RGB), R12B,R12L (12 bit RGB).

 

Color Precision

8, 10, 12‑bit RGB 4:4:4 up to 2160p30 and 8, 10‑bit YUV 4:2:2 in all standards.

 

Computer Capture

2 x Thunderbolt 3 for Mac and Windows plus PCI Express Gen 2 for Mac, Windows and Linux. Includes Blackmagic Desktop Video SDK.

 

Control

Built in Control Panel

14 buttons for input selection. 5 inch color display.

Device Control

2 x RS-422 deck control.

 

Processing

Encoding

Hardware based real time h.265 encoder.

Ultra HD Down Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs Ultra HD to HD with down-converted signal on SDI outputs C & D and HDMI output when connected to an HD‑only TV.

HD to SD Down Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD to SD with down-converted signal on SDI output B, Component and Composite NTSC/PAL. SD output selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3.

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 zoom and 16:9 zoom.

HD Cross Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720p to 1080HD and 1080HD to 720p on playback.

Real Time Effects

DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Adobe Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time.

3D Processing

Dual stream and frame packed capture & playback.

Physical Installation

Requires a computer with either a Thunderbolt port or available PCI Express slot. Blackmagic PCI Express Cable Kit available separately for high speed PCI Express Gen 3 connection. Please check support pages to see the full system requirement.

 

 

Power Requirements

2 x Internal 120 - 240V AC

 

EMC Certifications

FCC, CE and C-Tick.

 

 

Physical Specifications

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature

5° to 40° C (41° to 104° F)

Storage Temperature

-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)

Relative Humidity

0% to 90% non-condensing

 

What's Included

UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3

SD card with software and manual

DaVinci Resolve SD card

 

Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

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Must have for music live broadcast

Amazing the way it helps for the live broadcast.

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Must have for music live broadcast

Amazing the way it helps for the live broadcast.