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The worlds smallest and most affordable SDI capture and playback solution for USB 3.0 computers - UltraStudio SDI simply plugs in to your USB 3.0 capable computer and adds 10-bit SDI capture and playback, plus HDMI monitoring to your computer! Because it powers from the USB connection its fast and easy to install and ultra-portable.Add to kit list
With high quality SDI and HDMI monitoring plus genlock and RS-422 deck control built-in, you get the highest quality solution for editing, effects, colour grading and design.
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UltraStudio SDI features super low jitter 3Gb/s SDI connections plus the latest HDMI 1.4 output for local monitoring. You can get noth compressed and uncompressed video capture and playback in the highest 10-bit 4:2:2 YUV. Only compressed video captures every bit of every pixel in the SDI video connection for an exact mirror image between capture and playback. That's the highest quality possible from the SDI sepcification. Connect to broadcast routers or decks such as HDCAM SR, Digital Betacam, HDCAM, D5, DVCPRO HD and many more.
UltraStudio SDI is so compact it fits right into your hand, only needs a small space on desktop or can be taken on location. UltraStudio SDI includes a built in HDMI 1.4 output so you can even use a low cost television as a broadcast monitor. Blackmagic Designs plugin support includes Photoshop, NLE drivers and their award-winning Media Express deck control software. Perfect with laptops for SDI acquisition on location, or in large creative groups so all computers can be connected to broadcast routing infrastructure.
Compatible with everything
Blackmagic Design is the worlds biggest capture card manufacture, so you get more third party software compatibility. Edit on your favourite NLE software such as Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro and Sony Vegas. For composting and broadcast design, UltraStudio SDI works with After Effects, Nuke, Fusion and Photoshop. Audio engineers are included too with support for Avid Pro Tools and Steinberg Nuendo. All UltraStudio SDI files are open standard AVI, DPX and QuickTime format so are compatible with all software. UltraStudio SDI also includes a developer SDK so you can develop your own custom solutions!
UltraStudio SDI includes everything you need for editing, paint or broadcast design. We include a full set of drivers for capture and playback with real time effects in Premiere Pro. Also included is Media Express for batch capture and output to tape with frame accurate deck control using AVI, Quicktime and DPX files. Only Media Express lets you use virtually any software for video work. Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for paint and image design, and UltraStudio SDI includes Photoshop plug-ins so you can grab frames from the video input or send frames to the video output, directly from within Photoshop itself. UltraStudio also supports real time RAM preview in Adobe After Effects.