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Blackmagic Design UltraStudio HD Mini

The highest quality capture and playback solutions for your Thunderbolt computer!
€509,00 Incl. BTW
€420,66 Excl. BTW
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Product description

UltraStudio HD Mini features professional broadcast quality connections that include 3G-SDI, analog YUV and composite NTSC/PAL video inputs, along with a reference input.


There are also two ¼” audio connections for analog audio input that work with balanced and HiFi sources. In addition, UltraStudio HD Mini can remote control professional broadcast decks using the built in RS-422 connection.


For output, you get dual link 3G-SDI with fill and key, and an HDMI connection for monitoring video with a big screen television!

Technische specificaties



SDI Video Inputs


1 x 3Gb/s SD/HD switchable.


SDI Video Outputs


2 x 3Gb/s SD/HD switchable, supports single and dual link 4:2:2/4:4:4.


SDI Rates


270Mb, 1.5G, 3G


Optical SDI




HDMI Video Inputs




HDMI Video Outputs


1 x HDMI 1.4b type A connector.


Analog Video Inputs




Analog Video Outputs




Analog Audio Inputs


2 x 1/4 inch jack connectors for balanced and unbalanced analog audio.


Analog Audio Outputs


None, embedded audio only.


SDI Audio Inputs


16 Channels embedded in SD and HD.


SDI Audio Outputs


16 Channels embedded in SD and HD.


HDMI Audio Outputs


2 Channels embedded in SD and HD.


Reference Input


Tri-Sync or Black Burst.




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




Software Included


Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X 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.


Software Applications


DaVinci Resolve Fusion

Final Cut Pro X

Premiere Pro CC

Avid Media Composer

After Effects CC

Avid Pro Tools

Steinberg Cubase

Steinberg Nuendo

Autodesk Smoke

Photoshop CC


Other supported applications include:


Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Producer, Resolume Avenue 5, Magix Vegas Pro, VideoStudio Pro X9.5, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X, VidBlaster X, Studio and Broadcast, Uniplay One and CG, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.


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, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60


2K Video Standards


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 and SMPTE 425M A/B


SDI Metadata Support


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


Audio Sampling


Television rate of 48kHz and 24 bit.


SDI Video Sampling




Color Precision


8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 up to 1080p30 and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all standards.


Color Space


REC 601, REC 709


HDMI Resolution


Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.


Multiple Rate support


SDI and HDMI video connections are switchable between standard definition and high definition. SDI switches between 270 Mb/s, 1.5 Gb/s and 3 Gb/s.


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).


Computer Capture


1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 for Mac and Windows. Powers from Thunderbolt host computer, includes Blackmagic Desktop Video SDK.




Built in Control Panel


None. Supports Teranex Mini Smart Panel with 2.2 inch color display for video preview, audio meters and status.


Device Control


1 x Sony™ compatible RS-422 deck control port. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.




Colorspace Conversion


Hardware based real time.


HD Down Conversion


Real time 10-bit hardware down conversion on SDI B output, Composite and S-Video when working in HD video formats on playback. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.


Real Time Effects


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


Physical Installation


Requires computer with a Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C port. Please check support pages to see the full system requirements.


Operating Systems


Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan,
macOS 10.12 Sierra or later.


Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit.




Power Requirements


Powered by Thunderbolt cable.


Environmental Specifications


Operating Temperature


5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)


Storage Temperature


-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)


Relative Humidity


0% to 90% non-condensing


What’s Included


UltraStudio HD Mini

SD card with software and manual.

DaVinci Resolve SD card


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