Professional Capture and Playback 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.
Choose thePerfect 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.
World's Highest Quality Connections
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 AC power 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.
Connecting to Decks and Monitors
With UltraStudio you can be assured you have every kind of connection, quality, file format and software compatibility you need for any task! Connect virtually any professional or consumer analog video device or deck. Simply plug into the SDI connections for digital decks such as HDCAM, HD‑D5, HDCAM SR and even standard definition Digital Betacam! If you're connecting to older decks such as Betacam SP, then you can use the component analog connections on UltraStudio to plug in direct using the component analog video connections and balanced analog audio. You even get composite for connecting to old VHS decks! UltraStudio has both SDI and HDMI connections, so it's perfect for connecting to broadcast monitors and video projectors for massive cinema style monitoring!