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    • Thunderbolt Powered I/O Device
    • SD/HD SDI Input and Output
    • HDMI Input and Output
    • 2 Breakout Cables (RCA vs. BNCs / XLRs)
    • Component / Composite / S-Video
    • Sync / Genlock / RS422
    • Captures in DPX and QuickTime
    • Real-Time Up / Down / Cross Conversion
    • HDMI Monitoring
    Item # BMD-BDLKULSDEXPRESS
    Mfr # BDLKULSDEXPRESS
    UPC # 9338716001648
    BA # BLUSEXPRESS
    AS # B008RTY2XC
    AD # BMUSE

    Blackmagic UltraStudio Express

    UltraStudio Express connects all your professional and consumer video equipment for the highest quality 1.5G-SDI capture and playback using Thunderbolt technology. UltraStudio Express has built in SDI and HDMI connections and comes with two breakout cables that can be easily swapped when you need to. Breakout cables include analog component, S-Video and composite connections with both BNC and RCA connectors!


    Blackmagic UltraStudio Express

    Connections

    SDI Video Input
    1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable.

    SDI Video Output
    1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable.

    Analog Video Input
    1 x Component YUV on 3 BNC or RCA connectors switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.

    Analog Video Output
    1 x Component YUV on 3 BNC or RCA connectors switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.

    HDMI Video Input
    1 x HDMI type A connector

    HDMI Video Output
    1 x HDMI type A connector.

    Analog Audio Input
    2 Channels of analog audio via professional balanced XLR connectors or unbalanced RCA connectors.

    Analog Audio Output
    2 Channels of analog audio via professional balanced XLR connectors or unbalanced RCA connectors.

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

    AES/EBU Audio Output
    2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter on BNC or RCA connector.

    SDI Audio Input
    16 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD.

    SDI Audio Output
    16 Channels embedded in HD. 8 Channels embedded in SD.

    HDMI Audio Input
    2 channels embedded in SD and HD.

    HDMI Audio Output
    2 channels embedded in SD and HD.

    Sync Input
    Blackburst in SD, 720p50, 720p59.94, 1080i50 and 1080i59.94 formats or Tri-Sync in any HD format.

    Device Control
    Sony? compatible RS422 deck control ports. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.

    Computer Interface
    Thunderbolt?

    UltraStudio Express

    Codecs

    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.

    Software

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

    Autodesk Smoke
    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 Encoder, Wirecast, Livestream Procaster, Resolume Avenue 4, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio Pro X4, CyberLink Power Director, MAGIX Video Pro X4, Vidcaster Pro & Studio & Broadcast, Uniplay, Playbox AirBox, CasparCG, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster.

    Video Standards

    SD Format Support
    525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL

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

    SDI Compliance
    SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M and SMPTE 296M.

    SDI Metadata Support
    VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal. VANC capture and playback using up to 3 lines of video in file. HD RP188. Closed captioning.

    Audio Sampling
    Television rate of 48kHz and 24 bit.

    Video Sampling
    4:2:2

    Color Precision
    10-bit

    Color Space
    REC 601, REC 709

    HDMI Resolution
    Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device..

    HDMI Color Precision
    10 bit

    Multiple Rate support
    SDI and HDMI video connections are switchable between standard definition and high definition. SDI switches between 270 Mb/s standard definition SDI, 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI and 3 Gb/s 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

    Colorspace ConversionHardware based real time.

    HD Down Conversion
    Real time 10-bit hardware down conversion on SDI output, Composite and S-Video when working in HD video formats on playback. Switch analog video to Component and choose HD or SD output. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3 styles.

    HD Up Conversion
    Real time 10 bit standard definition to 1080HD and 720HD during video capture.

    Cross Conversion
    Real time 10 bit 720HD to 1080HD during video capture.

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

    Physical Installation
    Requires computer with a Thunderbolt? port. 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

    Powered by Thunderbolt cable.

    Physical Specifications

    UltraStudio Express

    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

    Blackmagic UltraStudio Express

    What's Included

    UltraStudio Express

    Software CD

    Professional breakout cable for analog and RS-422.

    Consumer breakout cable for analog component and RCA audio.

    Warranty

    3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.