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Blackmagic Design BDLKULSASDI UltraStudio SDI


UPC: 9338716001211

Blackmagic Design  BDLKULSASDI UltraStudio SDI

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The world's smallest and most affordable SDI capture and playback solution for USB 3.0 computers!
UltraStudio SDI simply plugs in to add 10 bit SDI capture and playback, plus HDMI monitoring to your computer! Because it powers from the USB connection, it's a snap to install! With high quality SDI and HDMI monitoring, plus genlock and RS-422 deck control built in, you get the the highest quality solution for editing, effects, paint and design! 


Broadcast Quality SDI for USB 3.0
UltraStudio SDI includes a built in HDMI 1.4 output so you can even use a low cost television as a broadcast monitor. Perfect with laptops for SDI acquisition on location, or in large creative groups so all computers can be connected to broadcast routing infrastructure, UltraStudio SDI is the perfect low cost solution! 
Compact Design
UltraStudio SDI eliminates messy power supplies because it powers from the USB 3.0 connection, plus there are no switches or adjustments because it automatically switches between SD, HD and 3 Gb/s SDI video formats.


World's Highest Quality Connections
UltraStudio SDI includes the highest quality low jitter SDI connections that instantly switch between all SD and HD video formats. Connect to decks such as Digital Betacam, HDCAM, HDCAM-SR, Panasonic D5, Sony PMW-F3 and more!

Compatible with Everything!
Blackmagic Design is the worlds biggest capture card manufacturer, so you get more third party software compatability! Edit on your favorite NLE software such as Adobe Premiere Pro and Sony Vegas. For compositing and broadcast design, UltraStudio SDI works with After Effects, Nuke, Fusion and Photoshop. Audio engineers will love using UltraStudio SDI with Avid Pro Tools and Steinberg Nuendo. 

Compact Size
UltraStudio SDI features a beautiful machined aluminum design with full silicon rubber base that grips to desk surfaces. UltraStudio SDI is so small and lightweight, it?? perfect for your laptop bag, so you can take it everywhere! Because it?? USB powered, it?? truly a portable solution!

Technical Specs

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 SDI Video Input

1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable

 SDI Video Output

1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable

 Analog Video Input


 Analog Video Output


 HDMI Video Input


 HDMI Video Output

1 x HDMI type A connector

 Analog Audio Output


 Analog Audio Input


 AES / EBU Audio Input


 AES / EBU Audio Output


 SDI Audio Input

8 Channels embedded in SD and HD

 SDI Audio Output

8 Channels embedded in SD and HD

 HDMI Audio Input


 HDMI Audio Output

2 Channels embedded in SD and HD

 Computer Interface

USB 3.0

 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



 SD Format Support

625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC and 525/23.98 NTSC

 HD Format Support

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

 2K Format Support


 SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M and SMPTE 292M

 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

 Video Sampling


 Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit

 Color Precision


 Color Space

REC 601, REC 709

 HDMI Color Precision

10 bit

 HDMI Resolution

Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device

 HDMI Configuration

HDMI automatically configures to connected display

 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 and 1.5 Gb/s HD-SDI

 Copy Protection

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



 Colorspace Conversion

Hardware based real time

 3D processing


 HD Down Conversion

Software based down conversion during video playback

 HD Up Conversion

Real time standard definition to 1080HD and 720HD during video capture

 Cross Conversion

Real time 720HD to 1080HD during video capture

 Real Time Effects

Adobe® Premiere Pro® Mercury Playback Engine effects in DV, MJPEG, DVCPRO HD, DSLR, AVCHD, XDCAM, XDCAM HD and uncompressed



 Software Included

Media Express, Disk Speed Test, Blackmagic Control Panel and Blackmagic driver on Windows™

 Firmware Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start or via updater software


Requires a computer with onboard USB 3.0, or a USB 3.0 PCI Express 2.0 card. Does not support USB 2.0 capture and playback. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements

 Operating System Compatibility

Compatible with Microsoft Windows 7™

 Product Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty

Return Policy
Limited Non-Cancelable, Non-Refundable (NCNR) Replacement Return Policy
- Return for refund within: non-cancelable, non-refundable (NCNR)
- Return for replacement within: 10 days (no return shipping provided)
Products covered by this return policy are non-cancelable and non-refundable. SabrePC has no obligation to accept return of any product covered by this return policy for whatever reason, with the sole exception of when the product is found to be damaged or defective at time of receipt, as long as SabrePC is notified within 10 days of receipt of any such product.

Damaged or defective products must be returned to SabrePC within 10 days of the invoice date for this policy to apply. Products covered by this return policy may only be returned for a replacement of the same or equivalent item. “Return” constitutes receipt of the product by SabrePC, and not the mere issuance of an RMA.

Products that state “This item can be returned to the product manufacturer only” may be returned directly to the product manufacturer for repair or replacement (if eligible within manufacturer’s warranty), unless otherwise required by law. Please refer to manufacturer’s warranty section for further details.
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