Blackmagic UltraStudio HD Mini
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!
- Use the DIP switches on the front panel or the RS-422 deck control port on the rear for software control. The separately available Teranex Mini Smart Panel can be purchased separately and can be used to control the UltraStudio Mini as well as for confidence monitoring.
- Color Space 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 Support
- Final Cut Pro X internal effects
Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects
Avid Media Composer internal effects
- Thunderbolt 3 Connectivity
- Connects via Thunderbolt 3 to stream video. Bus-power over Thunderbolt 3 is sufficient to power the UltraStudio Mini, no separate power supply is required.
- Software Application Support
- Blackmagic Design: DaVinci Resolve, Fusion
Apple: Final Cut Pro X
Adobe: Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, Photoshop CC
Avid: Media Composer, Pro Tools
Steinberg: Cubase, Nuendo
SDI Video Inputs
1 x 3Gb/s SD/HD switchable.
SDI Video Outputs
2 x 3Gb/s SD/HD switchable, supports fill and key.
270Mb, 1.5G, 3G
HDMI Video Inputs
HDMI Video Outputs
1 x HDMI 1.4b type A connector.
Analog Video Inputs
Y, B-Y, R-Y/NTSC/PAL.
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.
None. RP-188 only.
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.
Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac 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.
Final Cut Pro X
Adobe Premiere Pro CC
Avid Media Composer
Adobe After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools
Adobe Photoshop CC
Other supported applications include:
The Foundry Nuke, Grass Valley Edius, Sony Catalyst Production Suite, Tools On Air Just: Play & Live & In, Softron MovieRecorder & MReplay, Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder, Telestream Wirecast, Livestream Producer, Resolume Arena, Magix Vegas Pro & Movie Edit Pro Premium, Corel VideoStudio Pro, CyberLink PowerDirector, Vidblaster X & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay One & CG, CasparCG Server, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster, DevTek Easy Media Suite, Metus Ingest, Boinx Software MimoLive, Cinegy Capture Pro, vMix Live, Renewed Vision ProPresenter, Ventuz Director, Class X Liveboard & Coral CG, Glookast Capturer, Open Broadcaster Software Studio, Nautilus NEMO3D.
SD Video Standards
525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 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
4K Video Standards
SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M and SMPTE 425M A/B.
SDI Metadata Support
RP 188/SMPTE 12M-2 and closed captioning.
Television rate of 48kHz and 24 bit.
SDI Video Sampling
REC 601, REC 709.
Pixel for pixel HD resolution input from 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.
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).
8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 up to 1080p30, and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all standards.
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.
1 x RS-422 deck control.
Hardware based real time.
HD Down Conversion
Real time 10-bit hardware down conversion on SDI B output 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.
Requires computer with a Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C port. Please check support pages to see the full system requirements.
Mac 10.13 High Sierra,
Mac 10.14 Mojave or later.
Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit.
Powered by Thunderbolt cable. Requires computer with a Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C port.
5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
0% to 90% non-condensing
UltraStudio HD Mini
SD card with software and manual
DaVinci Resolve SD card
3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.