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*Due to unforseen circumstances, on some occasions same day dispatch may not be possible. In this event we will always do our utmost to keep you fully informed of any delay imposed.
When you need low cost monitoring for editing, then UltraStudio Mini Monitor is perfect. Plug in the Thunderbolt and monitor out of the SDI and HDMI outputs. Perfect for using low cost HDMI TV's and projectors for monitoring.
When you need tiny sized portable video capture and playback for your Thunderbolt laptop or desktop computer then the UltraStudio Mini is the perfect solution. You get an extremely affordable solution with high quality SD and HD video all powered from the Thunderbolt connection so you just plug in and go! The UltraStudio Mini Monitor features SDI and HDMI playback, perfect for simple low cost NLE monitoring.
|SDI Video Output||1 x 10-bit SD/HD switchable|
|HDMI Video Output||1 x HDMI type A connector|
|SDI Audio Output||8 Channels embedded in SD and HD|
|HDMI Audio Output||8 Channels embedded in SD and HD|
|SD Format Support||625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC and 525/23.98 NTSC|
|HD Format Support||720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30, 1080i50, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60|
|SDI Compliance||SMPTE 259M and 292M|
|SDI Metadata Support||VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188. Closed captioning|
|Audio Sampling||Television rate of 48kHz and 24 bit|
|Colour Space||REC 601, REC 709|
|HDMI Configuration||HDMI automatically configures to connected display|
|HDMI Resolution||Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device|
|HDMI Colour Precision||10-bit|
|Multiple Rate Support||SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definition and high definition|
|Copy Protection||HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. (Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content).|
|Colourspace Conversion||Hardware based real time|
|HD Down Conversion||Software based down conversion during video playback|
|Real Time Effects||Apple Final Cut Pro internal effects. Adobe Premiere Pro Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer 6 internal effects|
|Software Included||Media Express, Disk Speed Test, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic drive|
|Internal Software Upgrade||Firmware built into software driver. Software driver loads upgrades at system start or via updater software|
|Physical Installation||Requires computer with a Thunderbolt port. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements|
|Operating System Compatibility||Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later or Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or later|
|Product Warranty||12 Month Limited Warranty|
UltraStudio Mini is the solution you need when doing SD and HD work that demand quality. If you're editing with Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro or Premiere Pro then you get high quality and an extremely portable design, perfect for editing on location. UltraStudio takes care of moving your media in and out of your computer so it's perfect for modern file based workflows. UltraStudio is powered via the Thunderbolt connection so it powers from your laptop battery. If you're traveling light, then UltraStudio Monitor is the ideal solution for monitoring when editing and it's smaller than your phone!
Attractive Portable Design
UltraStudio Mini Monitor include only a single HDMI and SDI connection so it is the tiniest way to capture and playback video available!
World's Highest Quality Connections
UltraStudio is the perfect capture and playback device for your work now and well into the future! Connect all your I/O devices with SD/HD-SDI, HDMI with 8 channels of embedded audio. SDI and HDMI are fully digital connections and are amazing quality.
HDMI is fantastic for low cost HD monitoring as it's on all good modern TVs and video projectors! Connect to virtually any video device, monitor and even decks such as HDCAM-SR, HDCAM, D5, Digital Betacam, DVCPRO HD and more for frame accurate editing and recording!
The Power of Thunderbolt
Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt technology, UltraStudio has a blazingly fast 10 Gb/s connection that’s up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. That’s enough bandwidth to handle the highest resolution video formats easily! Thunderbolt ensures low latency and highly accurate time synchronization, making the UltraStudio ideal for demanding HD work. Thunderbolt also has the power budget to allow UltraStudio to operate from the Thunderbolt connections, so it can operate from your laptop battery, perfect for on location or remote areas. UltraStudio makes it easy to work with all the video formats you need, conveniently on your desktop or notebook computer!
Now you can handle any job your client presents to you, from TVC to feature films. UltraStudio operates with both compressed and uncompressed video, so it can handle anything and you're not locked into a single codec quality. When working with uncompressed video, all captured images are a perfect pixel-for-pixel clone of the source, without any generational loss or damaging compression, so you have the confidence you’re working at the absolute highest quality possible! Get the sharpest green screens, cleanest compositions, superior color correction and more! With mature drivers, award winning Media Express software, attractive design, and the highest quality video!
Advanced Video Technology
The UltraStudio Mini Monitor might be low cost, but they include the same advanced video technology that other companies charge tens of thousands of dollars for. You get low jitter SDI video that meets broadcast specifications and instantly switches between standard definition and high definition. That means you can use it for anything. The included HDMI connections adhere to the latest versions of the HDMI standard so you eliminate HDMI incompatibilities. Both SDI and HDMI include multiple channels of embedded audio as well as ancillary data such as RP-188.
Compatible with all Video Software!
UltraStudio is fully compatible with your favorite software. Blackmagic Design was the first company in the world to ship a Thunderbolt video product so we have mature drivers that work with more software! All UltraStudio files are open standard DPX and QuickTime format, so are compatible with all software. UltraStudio even includes a developer SDK and QuickTime API so you can develop your own custom solutions!
You get drivers that work with fantastic editing software such as Avid Media Composer, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Apple Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter. For visual effects get full compatibly with Adobe After Effects, The Foundry Nuke and Adobe Photoshop. For broadcast automation you can use Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG. For audio get compatibly with ProTools, Steinberg Nuendo & Cubase. For streaming use Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster. VJ use supports Resolume Avenue 4.