Live Event Production & Design
Blackmagic Design UltraStudio 4K
SKU: ultrasudio4k
Blackmagic Design

UltraStudio 4K has 6G-SDI, HDMI 1.4, analog component video, 16 channels of SDI audio, 2 channels of balanced analog, 2 channels of unbalanced AES/EBU audio, timecode, up/down/cross conversion, reference and serial deck control.

Description

Rack mount Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 based capture and playback "break out box" with latest high performance technology including 4:4:4 and dual channel 3D stereoscopic, Ultra HD and 4K capture and playback. UltraStudio 4K is the solution you need when doing high performance work that demands quality. Packed with the latest SDI, HDMI and analog video, timecode connections, as well as AES/EBU, balanced and unbalanced analog audio. There is no better solution for video capture and playback!

 

Supported Codecs

AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, 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.

 

SDI Video Standards

SD Video Standards

525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 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*
*Output only

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 20181, 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 and 4:4:4*

*4K is 4:2:2

SDI Color Precision

10-bit YUV up to 4K, 12-bit* RGB in HD and 2K *Output only

SDI Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

HDMI Video Standards

SD Video Standards

525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 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*
*Output only

4K Video Standards

4K DCI 23.98p, 4K DCI 24p

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 Color Precision

10-bit RGB in HD, 10-bit YUV in HD and 4K

HDMI Configuration

HDMI 1.4b. Automatically configures to connected display.

Multiple Rate Support

HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K and 4K. Component analog video connections are switchable between SD and HD.

HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel up to 4K resolutions.

Copy Protection

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

Processing

HD to SD Down Conversion

Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs HD-SDI on SDI A output, SD-SDI on SDI B output and Composite and S-Video when working in HD video formats on playback. Switch analog video to Component and choose HD or SD output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.

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 pillarbox and 16:9 zoom. HD outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI and component analog.

HD Cross Conversion

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