BLACK MAGIC BDLKULSDEXPRESS
UltraStudio Express connects all your professional and consumer video equipment for the highest quality 3 Gb/s SDI capture and playback using Thunderbolt technology. UltraStudio Express has built-in SDI and HDMI connections and comes with the two breakout cables that can be easily swapped when you need to. Breakout cables include analog component, S-Video and composite connections with both BNC and RCA connectors!
Extra connections for analog component/S-Video and composite, analog audio, genlock, AES/EBU audio, RS-422 deck control and more! Includes both consumer RCA and professional BNC/XLR breakout cables.
HDMI Input and Output
HDMI input and output connections for amazing quality capture and playback. Direct capture from cameras, and use low cost televisions for monitoring!
3 Gb/s SDI Input
3 Gb/s SDI input connection for decks, routers and cameras so you can capture amazing quality 10 bit SD/HD video.
3 Gb/s SDI Output
3 Gb/s SDI output connection for decks, routers and monitors so you can play back amazing quality 10 bit SD/HD video.
Get blazing speeds for even full resolution real time dual stream 3D capture and playback! Powers from Thunderbolt connection so no power supply needed.
SDI Video Input: 1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable.
SDI Video Output: 1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable.
Analog Video Input: 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNC or RCA connectors switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.
Analog Video Output: 1 x Component YUV on 3 BNC or RCA connectors switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.
HDMI Video Input: 1 x HDMI type A connector
HDMI Video Output: 1 x HDMI type A connector
Analog Audio Input: 2 Channels of analog audio via professional balanced XLR connectors or unbalanced RCA connectors.
Analog Audio Output: 2 Channels of analog audio via professional balanced XLR connectors or unbalanced RCA connectors.
AES/EBU Audio Input: 2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter on BNC connector.
AES/EBU Audio Output: 2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter on BNC or RCA connector.
SDI Audio Input: 16 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD.
SDI Audio Output: 16 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD.
HDMI Audio Input: 2 channels embedded in SD and HD.
HDMI Audio Output: 2 channels embedded in SD and HD.
Sync Input: Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.
Device Control: Sony™ compatible RS422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.
Computer Interface: Thunderbolt™
SD Format Support: 625/25, 625p PAL and 525/29.97, 525p NTSC, 480p
HD Format Support: 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25, 1080p25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080p29.97, 1080PsF30 and 1080p30.
2K Format Support: None
SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M and SMPTE 296M
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. Closed captioning.
Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
Video Sampling: 4:2:2
Color Precision: 10-bit
Color 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 Color Precision: 10 bit
Multiple Rate support: SDI and HDMI video connections are switchable between standard definition and high definition. SDI switches between 270 Mb/s standard definition SDI, 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI and 3 Gb/s HD.
Copy Protection: HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.
Colorspace Conversion: Hardware based real time.
3D Processing: None
HD Down Conversion: Software based down conversion during video playback.
HD Up Conversion: Real time standard definition to 1080HD and 720HD during video capture.
HD Cross Conversion: Real time 720HD to 1080HD during video capture.
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 driver.
Internal Software Upgrade: 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 10.6.8 Snow Leopard or later, and Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later.
Product Warranty: 3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.