UltraStudio Monitor 3G
Blackmagic Design

UltraStudio Monitor 3G

The perfect solution for edit monitoring on large screen TV's, projectors or broadcast monitors!
Product Highlights
  • Ultra-Portable Playback Device
  • Outputs Footage from Computer to Monitor
  • Thunderbolt, SDI, HDMI / Embedded Audio
  • Supports Resolutions up to 1080i60

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs

Get the world’s smallest 3G-SDI and HDMI video playback from your Thunderbolt 3 laptop or desktop computer! UltraStudio Monitor 3G supports broadcast quality 10 bit professional SDI and HDMI monitoring from popular editing software such as DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X, Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro CC, plus high end broadcast graphics and titling systems.

Price: AED 460*
*Prices are excluding VAT

Connections
SDI Video Outputs 1
SDI Rates 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G
SDI Audio Outputs 16 Channels embedded in SD/HD
HDMI Video Outputs 1
HDMI Audio Outputs 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.
Computer Interface Thunderbolt (Mac OS, Windows and Linux)
Supported Codecs
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 422 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 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.
Software Applications
Software Applications DaVinci Resolve
Fusion
Final Cut Pro X
Adobe Premiere Pro CC
Adobe After Effects CC
Adobe Photoshop CC
Adobe Character Animator CC
Avid Media Composer
Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo
Other supported applications include The Foundry Nuke, Sony Catalyst Production Suite, Tools On Air Just: Play & Live, Magix Movie Edit Pro Premium, Corel VideoStudio Pro, CyberLink PowerDirector, Grass Valley Edius, Softron Mreplay, Telestream Wirecast, Livestream Studio, Resolume Arena, Vegas Creative Software Vegas Pro, VidblasterX Studio and Broadcast, Unimedia Technologies UniplayOne and Uniplay-CG, CasparCG Server, Magicsoft CG, Xsplit Broadcaster, DevTek Easy Media Suite, Boinx Software MimoLive, StudioCoast vMix, Renewed Vision ProPresenter, Ventuz Director, Class X Liveboard and CoralCG, Open Broadcaster Software Studio, Nautilus Studio Nemo3D, Burst Video Webclip2Go, Derivative TouchDesigner, Assimilate Scratch and Live Assist, NewBlue Title Live and Titler Pro, SGO Mistika.
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
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 274M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 424M, SMPTE 425M A/B and SMPTE ST2108-1
SDI Metadata Support RP 188/SMPTE 12M-2 and closed captioning.
SDI Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24-bit.
SDI Color Precision 8, 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 up to 1080p30, and 8, 10-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all standards.
SDI Video Sampling 4:2:2, 4:4:4
Color Space REC 601, REC 709 and REC 2020
SDI HDR Support HDR metadata packing, HLG and PQ transfer characteristics.
Multiple Rate Support SDI video connection is switchable between SD and HD.
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
HDMI Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
HDMI Video Sampling 4:2:2 and 4:4:4
HDMI Color Precision 10, 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 up to 1080p30, 8-bit RGB 4:4:4 and 12-bit YUV 4:2:2 in all standards.
HDMI Configuration HDMI 2.0a supports Deep Color and HDR. Automatically configures to connected display.
HDMI Color Space REC 601, REC 709 and REC 2020
HDMI HDR Support HDR metadata packing, HLG and PQ transfer characteristics.
Multiple Rate Support HDMI video connection is switchable between SD and HD.
Hardware Frame Buffer
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).
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.
Physical Installation Requires computer with a Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C port. Please check support pages to see the full system requirements.
Physical Specifications
Width 91.9 mm
Height 24.9 mm
Depth 45 mm
Weight 160 g
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 460*
*Prices are excluding VAT

Operating Systems
  • Mac 10.14 Mojave,
    Mac 10.15 Catalina or later.
  • Windows 8.1 and 10, both 64-bit.
  • Linux

Power Requirements
  • Powered by Thunderbolt cable. Requires computer with a Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port.