Built with blazingly fast Thunderbolt, UltraStudio lets you work with the highest quality video resolutions all the way up to Ultra HD and DCI 4K! Choose from a range of rack mount and portable UltraStudio for Thunderbolt models featuring SDI, HDMI and analog video connections. UltraStudio works with all your favorite video software such as DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer and Adobe Creative Suite. UltraStudio is QuickTime and WDM based and work with any Mac OS X and Windows video software!
UltraStudio for Thunderbolt models are perfect for high-performance work that demands the highest quality. Using a single Thunderbolt cable, you can easily connect any Thunderbolt computer or laptop for amazing on-set color correction, editing, visual effects, and video streaming. Lightweight and compact, UltraStudio HD Mini and UltraStudio Mini models are extremely portable, easily moving from one computer to another. UltraStudio 4K models are high performance 'break out box' style capture and playback devices for the highest quality Ultra HD 60p editing as well as DCI 4K resolutions!
Choose the model that's
perfect for your needs!
UltraStudio 4K models have a rack-based ‘breakout box‘ design with the latest high-performance 6G and 12G-SDI video technology and are perfect for equipment racks, post-production suites or flyaway kits! UltraStudio HD Mini features Thunderbolt 3, as well as built-in SDI and analog component and composite inputs, reference, and RS-422. You also get dual link 3G-SDI with simultaneous fill and key output, as well as HDMI. UltraStudio Mini Recorder and UltraStudio Mini Monitor include SDI and HDMI connections and are great when you require either capture or playback in SD or HD. UltraStudio HD Mini and UltraStudio Mini models are Thunderbolt powered so you just plug in and go!
UtraStudio 4K Extreme 3
When you need the ultimate capture and playback solution then UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 is the perfect choice as it’s the most powerful video capture and playback product available. It features the latest, most advanced 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 connections for working with high frame rate 60 frames per second, deep 12-bit color images at massive 4K resolutions! The built in hardware encoder
can convert video in realtime to H.265, which is the distribution format for Ultra HD. It also includes a wider range of analog and digital connections than any other UltraStudio model so it can be used with virtually any camera, deck, router or display. The UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 model features the power and speed of Thunderbolt 3 for transfer speeds of up to 40 Gb/s over a single cable!
World's Highest Quality Connections
With UltraStudio you can connect to virtually any video device, including cameras, monitors and broadcast decks for frame accurate editing and recording!
UltraStudio HD Mini
UltraStudio HD Mini includes 3G-SDI, analog YUV and composite NTSC/PAL video inputs, two-channel analog audio in, and reference as well as RS-422 for deck control! For output, you get dual link 3G-SDI with simultaneous fill and key, plus HDMI. UltraStudio Mini also features Thunderbolt 3 so you get incredible 40 Gb/s performance for capture and playback of fully uncompressed video, leaving your computer’s CPU free for more processing tasks.
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.
UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3
UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 features 12G-SDI with loop outputs for working with 2160p60 over a single cable.
Also includes HDMI 2.0, analog component, 4 channel XLR analog and 2 channels AES/EBU digital audio,
timecode, reference and serial deck control. Connects via Thunderbolt 3 for high transfer speeds of
up to 40 Gb/s or with an optional PCI Express adapter for higher frame rates and 4K RGB workflows.
The Power of Thunderbolt™
Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt™ technology, UltraStudio uses a blazingly fast single cable connection to your 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. UltraStudio HD Mini and UltraStudio Mini models are powered via the Thunderbolt connection so they are extremely portable. The high-performance UltraStudio 4K features double speed Thunderbolt 2 with loop thru and 6G-SDI or 12G‑SDI.
Compatible with SD, HD and Ultra HD formats
UltraStudio 4K features 6G-SDI so you get full compatibly with all your SD, 720p and 1080HD equipment up to 60 fps, plus you can instantly switch to Ultra HD up to 30 fps! That’s an incredible range of video formats with a single regular BNC SDI connection! Because the 6G-SDI connections are multi rate, they can switch between 270 Mb/s, 1.5 Gb/s, 3 Gb/s and 6 Gb/s data rates for compatibility with your existing SD, HD or Ultra HD equipment.
Incredible speed for high frame rate Ultra HD
UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 features the latest 12G-SDI technology, making it the world’s most powerful video capture and playback solution! The incredible speed of 12G-SDI means UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 can support both capture and playback of Ultra HD and 4K 60p over a single BNC cable! Because the 12G-SDI connections are multi-rate, you can still connect to all your existing equipment. Only 12G-SDI gives you the compatibility to connect to all your existing SD and HD equipment but also supports the future with all Ultra HD formats up to 2160p60. UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 even supports dual-link 12G-SDI so you can do stereoscopic and simultaneous fill and key all in real time!
UltraStudio is supported by a huge range of software applications for Mac OS X. Get drivers that work with fantastic editing software such as Final Cut Pro X, Premiere Pro CC, and Avid Media Composer. For visual effects get full compatibility with Fusion, After Effects CC and Photoshop CC. For audio get compatibility with ProTools, Steinberg Nuendo and Cubase. For streaming use Flash Media Live Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Producer.
For Windows you get access to a massive range of software because UltraStudio supports WDM, DirectShow and QuickTime! For editing you can use Avid Media Composer, Premiere Pro CC, MAGIX Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro, CyberLink Power Director and MAGIX Video Pro. For visual effects use Fusion, After Effects CC and Photoshop CC. Audio software supported includes Steinberg Nuendo and Cubase. When streaming you get compatibility with Flash Media Live Encoder, Xsplit Broadcaster, Wirecast and Livestream Producer.