UltraStudio 4K Mini
Blackmagic Design

UltraStudio 4K Mini

Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 solution, with Dual Link 6G-SDI, HDMI, Analog, 4:4:4, 3D, Ultra HD and 4K!
Product Highlights
  • Controls up to 8 Ultimatte Units
  • Capacitive Touchscreen LCD
  • Rotary Encoders
  • User-Friendly Interface
  • On Line and On Air Indicators per Unit

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

UltraStudio 4K Mini is a portable Thunderbolt 3 capture and playback solution packed with the latest broadcast technology! You get 12G‑SDI, HDMI 2.0 and analog connections for broadcast quality 8, 10 and 12‑bit high dynamic range capture in all formats from SD up to 4K DCI at 60 frames per second. Plus, the built in SD card reader lets you mount camera media directly on your computer so you can start editing immediately!

Price: AED 3,956*
*Prices are excluding VAT

Connections
SDI Video Input 1
SDI Video Outputs 2 x program out, 1 x loop out
SDI Rates 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G
Analog Video Inputs Component YUV or Composite NTSC/PAL. Component is switchable between SD and HD.
Analog Audio Inputs 2 channels of professional balanced analog audio with 1/4 inch Jack connectors.
Analog Audio Outputs 2 channels of professional balanced analog audio with 1/4 inch Jack connectors.
SDI Audio Inputs 16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/UHD/4K.
SDI Audio Outputs 16 Channels embedded in SD/HD/2K/UHD/4K.
HDMI 2.0b Video Inputs 1
HDMI 2.0b Video Outputs 1
HDMI Audio Inputs 8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/UHD/4K.
HDMI Audio Outputs 8 Channels embedded in SD/HD/UHD/4K.
Mic Input 1 x XLR microphone input. 48V Phantom Power switchable via software control.
Sync Input Tri-Sync or Black Burst.
Device Control Sony compatible RS-422 deck control port. Serial ports TxRx direction reversible under software control.
USB 1 x USB-C 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5 Gb/s).
SD Card Reader UHS-I and UHS-II compatible.
Computer Interface Thunderbolt 3 (Mac OS, Windows and Linux) with 45W host charging capability.
Supported Codecs
AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, HEVC, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, DNxHR & DNxHD, 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, 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 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.
SDI Video Standards
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 2Kp23.98 DCI, 2Kp24 DCI, 2Kp25 DCI, 2Kp29.97 DCI, 2Kp30 DCI, 2Kp50 DCI, 2Kp59.94 DCI, 2Kp60 DCI|
2KPsF23.98 DCI, 2KPsF24 DCI, 2KPsF25 DCI, 2KPsF29.97 DCI, 2KPsF30 DCI
Ultra HD Video Standards 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60
4K Video Standards 4Kp23.98 DCI, 4Kp24 DCI, 4Kp25 DCI, 4Kp29.97 DCI, 4Kp30 DCI, 4Kp50 DCI, 4Kp59.94 DCI, 4Kp60 DCI
3D 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
2Kp23.98 DCI, 2Kp24 DCI, 2Kp25 DCI, 2Kp29.97 DCI, 2Kp30 DCI, 2Kp50 DCI, 2Kp59.94 DCI, 2Kp60 DCI 2KPsF23.98 DCI, 2KPsF24 DCI, 2KPsF25 DCI, 2KPsF29.97 DCI, 2KPsF30 DCI
2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30
4Kp23.98 DCI, 4Kp24 DCI, 4Kp25 DCI, 4Kp29.97 DCI, 4Kp30 DCI
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 274M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M Level A and B, SMPTE 2036-1, SMPTE 2048-1, SMPTE 2081-10, SMPTE 2082-10 and SMPTE ST2108-1.
SDI Metadata Support RP 188/SMPTE 12M-2 and closed captioning.
Multiple Rate Support SDI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/2K/UHD and 4K.
SDI Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24-bit.
SDI Video Sampling 4:2:2, 4:4:4
SDI Color Precision 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in 2D modes up to 4Kp30 DCI and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all 2D modes.
8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 in 3D modes up to 2Kp60 DCI and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all 3D modes.
SDI Color Space REC 601, REC 709 and REC 2020
HDMI Video Standards
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
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
Ultra HD Video Standards 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60
4K Video Standards 4Kp23.98 DCI, 4Kp24 DCI, 4Kp25 DCI, 4Kp29.97 DCI, 4Kp30 DCI, 4Kp50 DCI, 4Kp59.94 DCI, 4Kp60 DCI
3D Video Standards 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30
4Kp23.98 DCI, 4Kp24 DCI, 4Kp25 DCI, 4Kp29.97 DCI, 4Kp30 DCI.
HDMI 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 and 12-bit
HDMI Configuration HDMI 2.0b supports Deep Color and HDR. Automatically configures to connected display.
Multiple Rate Support HDMI video connections are switchable between SD/HD/UHD and 4K.
Copy Protection HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.
Processing
Real Time Effects DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.
Colorspace Conversion Hardware based real time.
3D Processing Dual stream and frame packed capture and playback. 3D capture supported via HDMI input only.
Physical Installation Requires a computer with a Thunderbolt 3 port. Please check support pages to see the full system requirements.
Physical Specifications
Width 8.27 in
height 1.8 in
Depth 7 in
Weight 2.65 lb
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


Price: AED 3,956*
*Prices are excluding VAT

Operating Systems
  • Mac
    Mac 10.13 High Sierra,
    Mac 10.14 Mojave or later.
  • Windows
    Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit.

Power Requirements
  • Power Supply
    1 x Internal 100 - 240V AC
  • Power Usage
    75.3W max