Blackmagic: UltraStudio Mini Monitor
- SDI and HDMI monitor
- Thunderbolt™ Connection
- Portable solution
- UltraStudio Mini Monitor
- Software CD
The UltraStudio Mini's are 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 Recorder and Monitor include only a single HDMI and SDI connection each so they are 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. Simply choose between UltraStudio Mini Recorder or UltraStudio Mini Monitor depending on your needs. 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.
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 TV 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 colour correction and more. With mature drivers, award winning Media Express software, attractive design, and the highest quality video.
Advanced Video Technology
UltraStudio Mini models 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.
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.
Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, 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.
Media Express, Disk Speed Test, Blackmagic System Preferences and Blackmagic driver, Mac OS X and Windows Drivers.
Internal Software Upgrade
Firmware built into software driver. Software driver loads upgrades at system start or via updater software.
SD Format Support
625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 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.
SMPTE 259M and 292M.
Television rate of 48kHz and 24 bit.
REC 601, REC 709
Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.
HDMI Color Precision
Multiple Rate support
SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definition and high definition.
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 internal effects.
Requires computer with a Thunderbolt™ port. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.
Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later, and Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or later.
Windows 7 or Windows 8.
Powered by Thunderbolt cable.
5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
0% to 90% non-condensing
UltraStudio Mini Monitor
2 Year Limited Warranty.