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    • 12G-SDI and 6G-SDI Inputs and Outputs
    • HDMI 2.0 Input and Output
    • XLR and RCA Analog Audio Input
    • AES/EBU Audio In and Out
    • Support Dual Channel 3D Over SDI
    • Cages for Fiber Optic Connectors
    • Up/Down/Cross Conversion
    • Thunderbolt Interface with Loop-Through
    • Supports Optional PCIe Host
    • 2RU Form Factor with Front-Panel Display
    Item # BMD-BDLKULSR4KEXTR
    Mfr # BDLKULSR4KEXTR
    UPC # 9338716003116
    BA # BLUS4KE
    AS # B014OQ4WSG
    AD # BMUS4KEXT

    Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K Extreme

    Advanced rack mount Thunderbolt and PCI Express capture and playback for SD, HD, Ultra HD, and DCI 4K up to 60p, including 4:4:4 and dual channel 3D stereoscopic support. Features 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 so you can work with the latest high frame rate Ultra HD and 4K formats, along with analog video connections, timecode, analog XLR and AES/EBU audio, plus a built in hardware encoder for H.265 and ProRes on Mac OS X.


    Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K Extreme

    Connections

    SDI Video Input
    2 x 12Gb/s and 2 x 6Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual/quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.

    SDI Video Loop
    4 x reclocked SD/HD/2K/4K linked to corresponding inputs.

    SDI Video Output
    2 x 12Gb/s and 2 x 6Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual/quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.

    SDI Video Repeated Output
    2 x 12Gb/s and 2 x 6Gb/s SD/HD/2K/4K. Supports single/dual/quad link 4:2:2/4:4:4. 2D/3D switchable.

    Optical Fiber Input/Output
    2 x 12Gb/s Optical Fiber (Optional).

    HDMI Video Input
    HDMI 2.0 type A connector with support for 2160p60

    HDMI Video Output
    HDMI 2.0 type A connector with support for 2160p60

    Analog Video Input
    1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x composite NTSC/PAL on 1 BNC

    Analog Video Output
    1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs, 1 x composite NTSC/PAL on 1 BNC

    SDI Audio Input
    16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

    SDI Audio Output
    16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/4K.

    HDMI Audio Input
    8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.

    HDMI Audio Output
    8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/4K.

    Analog Audio Input
    4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors and 2 channels of consumer unbalanced via RCA connectors.

    Analog Audio Output
    4 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors.

    AES/EBU Audio Input
    2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter on BNC connector.

    AES/EBU Audio Output
    2 Channels unbalanced on BNC connector.

    Mic Input
    1 x 48V microphone input via XLR connector. Phantom Power switchable via software control.

    Timecode Input
    1 x XLR Input.

    Timecode Output
    1 x XLR Output.

    Sync Input
    1 x Reference input. Blackburst in SD or Tri-Sync in HD.

    Sync Output
    1 x Reference Loop Output. Blackburst in SD or Tri-Sync in HD.

    Device Control
    2 x Sony? compatible RS-422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.

    Computer Interface
    Thunderbolt? 2 (macOS and Windows only), PCI Express 4 lane generation 2

    Power
    2 x built-in international AC power supply with IEC C14 inlet. 120-240V, 50-60Hz.

    UltraStudio 4K Extreme

    Codecs

    Supports: AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, HEVC, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2, Uncompressed 10-bit 4:4:4.

    Software

    Software Included
    DaVinci Resolve, Media Express, Disk Speed Test, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X and Windows. 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.

    Software Applications


    DaVinci Resolve

    Fusion Icon
    Fusion 8
    Final Cut Pro Icon
    Final Cut Pro X
    Premiere Pro Icon
    Premiere Pro CC
    Avid Media Composer Icon
    Avid Media Composer
    After Effects Icon
    After Effects CC
    Avid Pro Tools Icon
    Avid Pro Tools
    Steinberg Cubase Icon
    Steinberg Cubase

    Steinberg Nuendo
    Photoshop Icon
    Photoshop CC

    Other supported applications include: Nuke, Steinberg Nuendo, Avid Symphony, Avid News Cutter, Tools On Air just:in & live:cut & just:play & just:live, Softron OnTheAir, MovieRecorder and OnTheAir CG, Flash Media Live Encoder, Flash Media Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidblaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

    SDI Video Standards

    SD Format Support
    525/29.97 NTSC, 625/25 PAL.

    HD Format Support
    1280 x 720p50, 1280 x 720p59.94, 1280 x 720p60, 1920 x 1080i50, 1920 x 1080i59.94, 1920 x 1080i60, 1920 x 1080PsF23.98, 1920 x 1080PsF24, 1920 x 1080PsF25, 1920 x 1080PsF29.97, 1920 x 1080PsF30, 1920 x 1080p23.98, 1920 x 1080p24, 1920 x 1080p25, 1920 x 1080p29.97, 1920 x 1080p30, 1920 x 1080p50, 1920 x 1080p59.94, 1920 x 1080p60.

    2K Format Support
    2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p
    2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI 25PsF

    Ultra HD Format Support
    3840 x 2160p23.98, 3840 x 2160p24, 3840 x 2160p25, 3840 x 2160p29.97, 3840 x 2160p30, 3840 x 2160p50, 3840 x 2160p59.94, 3840 x 2160p60.

    4K Format Support
    DCI 4K 23.98p, DCI 4K 24p, DCI 4K 25p

    SDI Compliance
    SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M,SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M,SMPTE 425M, SMPTE 2081,ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601.

    SDI Audio Sampling
    Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24-bit.

    SDI Video Sampling
    4:4:4 & 4:2:2

    SDI Color Precision
    8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to UHD 30p, and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes

    SDI Color Space
    REC 601, REC 709.

    SDI Configuration
    SDI output is configurable for Quad Link 3Gb/s via Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility. When using single link 12Gb/s on SDI A or dual link 6Gb/s on SDI A and B, SDI C and D will output downconverted HD.

    SDI Metadata Support
    SDI output is configurable for Quad Link 3Gb/s via Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility. When using single link 12Gb/s on SDI A or dual link 6Gb/s on SDI A and B, SDI C and D will output downconverted HD.

    HDMI Video Standards

    SD Format Support
    525/29.97 NTSC, 625/25 PAL.

    HD Format Support
    1280 x 720p50, 1280 x 720p59.94, 1280 x 720p60, 1920 x 1080i50, 1920 x 1080i59.94, 1920 x 1080i60, 1920 x 1080p23.98, 1920 x 1080p24, 1920 x 1080p25, 1920 x 1080p29.97, 1920 x 1080p30, 1920 x 1080p50, 1920 x 1080p59.94, 1920 x 1080p60.

    Ultra HD Format Support
    3840 x 2160p23.98, 3840 x 2160p24, 3840 x 2160p25, 3840 x 2160p29.97, 3840 x 2160p30, 3840 x 2160p50, 3840 x 2160p59.94, 3840 x 2160p60.

    4K Format Support
    DCI 4K 23.98p, DCI 4K 24p

    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
    8, 10 & 12-bit (Deep Color) RGB 4:4:4 in all modes up to UHD 30p and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all modes.

    HDMI Configuration
    HDMI 2.0a supports Deep Color and HDR. 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.

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

    Processing

    Encoding
    Hardware based real time h.265 encoder.

    Colorspace Conversion Hardware based real time.

    3D Processing
    Dual stream and frame packed capture & playback.

    Ultra HD Down Conversion Built in, high quality hardware down converter outputs Ultra HD to HD with down-converted signal on SDI outputs C & D and HDMI output when connected to an HD-only TV.

    HD to SD Down Conversion
    HD to SD with down-converted signal on SDI output B, Component and Composite NTSC/PAL. SD output selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3.

    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 zoom and 16:9 zoom.

    HD Cross Conversion
    Built in, high quality hardware cross conversion from 720p to 1080i and 1080i to 720p on playback.

    Real Time Effects
    DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.

    Physical Installation
    Requires computer with either a Thunderbolt port or available PCI Express slot. PCI Express cable and interface card available separately. Please check support pages to see the full system requirement.

    Operating Systems

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    Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite,
    Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan or later.

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    Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit

    Linux Icon

    Linux

    Power Requirements

    2 x built-in international AC power supply with IEC C14 inlet. 120-240V, 50-60Hz.

    Physical Specifications

    UltraStudio 4K Extreme

    Environmental Specifications

    Operating Temperature
    5? to 40? C (32? to 104? F)
    Storage Temperature
    -20? to 45? C (-4? to 113? F)
    Relative Humidity
    0% to 90% non-condensing

    Safety Compliance

    Safety Compliance

    Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K Extreme

    What's Included

    UltraStudio 4K Extreme

    Software SD card

    DaVinci Resolve SD card

    Warranty

    03 Years Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.