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Blackmagic Design BDLKULSR3D UltraStudio 3D


UPC: 9338716001228

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Blackmagic Design UltraStudio 3D is a portable Thunderbolt based 3D capture and playback for SDI, HDMI and analog.

Uncompressed editing in HD, 2K and 3D on your laptop!
Introducing the Blackmagic Design UltraStudio 3D, the world's most innovative video capture and playback device using Intel's new, lightning fast Thunderbolt technology! UltraStudio 3D is compact, portable and affordable, yet has high performance for SD, HD or 2K capture and playback that Hollywood film, broadcast television, and post production markets demand. UltraStudio 3D even supports two streams of full resolution video up to 1080p HD for new stereoscopic 3D workflows!

The Power of Thunderbolt
Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt technology, UltraStudio 3D has a blazingly fast 10 Gb/s connection that's up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. That's enough bandwidth for 2K RGB capture and playback! Thunderbolt also brings low latency and highly accurate time synchronization, so UltraStudio 3D is perfect for demanding stereoscopic 3D workflows. Now you can get all the workstation class performance you love, conveniently on your notebook!

Amazing 3D Workflow!
UltraStudio 3D includes high quality HDMI 1.4a and dual HD-SDI connections for full resolution frame packed 3D capture and playback. Work in side-by-side, line-by-line, and top and bottom formats, even with previous generation 3D devices. Blackmagic Design's free Media Express software allows advanced dual stream 3D workflows by capturing left and right eye to separate QuickTime or DPX files for a complete 3D solution!

International Power Supply
UltraStudio 3D includes a universal power supply complete with a set of international socket adapters for all countries. Now you can take your editing suite with you anywhere without the need to purchase third party adapters.

Compatible with Everything!
Blackmagic Design is the world's biggest capture card manufacturer, so you get more third party software compatibility! Seamlessly edit on your favorite NLE software such as Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro for compositing and broadcast design.

World's Highest Quality Connections
UltraStudio 3D takes advantage of the fastest data pipe available via a compact Thunderbolt port. With high quality low jitter SDI connections and instant switching between SD, HD and 2K, UltraStudio 3D is the perfect capture and playback device.

UltraStudio 3D. Simply Stunning Design
Machined from a solid piece of aluminium, UltraStudio 3D is an attractive, rugged device that's packed with features previously only available with a workstation. It's perfect for those on the go as an extremely portable companion to your camera, notebook and favorite NLE package. Imagine keying graphics in real time in live video environments or connecting high performance storage, a full HD plasma and UltraStudio 3D to your MacBook Pro to handle just about all of your post and feature film workflows!

Unmatched Quality
Now you can handle any job that comes through your door, from TVC to 2K feature films, because UltraStudio 3D supports uncompressed YUV 4:2:2 and RGB 4:4:4 workflows up to full resolution 2K! Since all captured images are a pixel-for-pixel clone of the source, without any generational loss or damaging compression, you'e working at the highest quality possible. Get the sharpest green screens, cleanest compositions, superior color correction and more! With mature drivers, award winning Media Express software, and sophisticated SDK included, UltraStudio 3D is an unparalleled solution.

Technical Specs

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 SDI Video Input

2 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable

 SDI Video Output

2 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable

 Analog Video Input

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.

 Analog Video Output

1 x Component YUV on 3 BNCs switchable to S-Video or Composite. Component supports HD and SD.

 HDMI Video Input

1 x HDMI 1.4a type A connector

 HDMI Video Output

1 x HDMI 1.4a type A connector

 Analog Audio Output

2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors

 Analog Audio Input

2 Channels of professional balanced analog audio via XLR connectors

 AES/EBU Audio Input

2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter

 AES/EBU Audio Output

2 Channels unbalanced with sample rate converter

 SDI Audio Input

16 channels embedded in SD and HD

 SDI Audio Output

16 channels embedded in SD and HD

 HDMI Audio Input

8 channels embedded in SD and HD

 HDMI Audio Output

8 channels embedded in SD and HD

 Computer Interface


 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 and 480p.

 HD Format Support

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

 2K Format Support

2048 x 1556PsF24 and 2048 x 1556PsF25, 2048 x 1556p23.98, 2048 x 1556p24 and 2048 x 1556p25

 SDI Compliance

SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M and SMPTE 425M

 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

4:2:2 and 4:4:4

 Audio Sampling

Television standard sample rate of 48kHz at 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, HDMI and component analog 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 and 2K 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

Dual stream and frame packed capture & playback.

 HD Down Conversion

Software based down conversion during video playback.

 HD Up Conversion

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

 HD Cross Conversion

Real time 720HD to 1080HD during video capture.

 Real Time Effects

Apple Final Cut Pro™ internal effects in DV, DVCPRO HD, ProRes and uncompressed on Intel Mac OS X™. 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 System Preferences and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS X™.

 Firmware Upgrade

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


Requires Macintosh computer with Thunderbolt™ running Mac OS X 10.6. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

 Operating System Compatibility

Mac OS X 10.6™ Snow Leopard

 Product Warranty

3 Year Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

Return Policy
Additional Return Policy Restrictions may apply.  Product subject to SabrePC Return Policy
Standard Return Policy
- Return for refund within: 15 days (unless otherwise noted)
- Return for replacement within: 30 days (unless otherwise noted)
- Restocking Fee: 15% for non-defective returns
- Buyer Pays Return Shipping for Non-defective Returns
Products eligible for refund or replacement must be returned to SabrePC within the time frames specified above (from invoice date) for this policy to apply. Returns for a refund must be in unopened, retail packaging, with all accessories included- in the condition they were originally sold. Products covered by this return policy may only be returned for a replacement of the same value or equivalent item, if the original is no longer available. “Return” constitutes receipt of the product by SabrePC, and not the mere issuance of an RMA.
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