UltraStudio for USB 3.0
Get incredible quality capture and playback for your USB 3.0 computer!
UltraStudio Pro and UltraStudio SDI are the world’s first capture and playback solutions for USB 3.0. Get all the advantages of USB plug and play connectivity and the highest quality SDI connections that instantly switch between all SD and HD video formats. Work with full broadcast quality 10-bit video in compressed and uncompressed quality, perfect for editing, design and visual effects in the most demanding broadcast and post production environments.
Capture Video Anywhere!
UltraStudio is perfect where you need to capture and play back the highest quality uncompressed and compressed video. With support for all the major SD/HD video standards, UltraStudio is a true broadcast performance editing solution that is miniaturized into a choice of two incredibly small designs. Capture from video cameras, live video feeds, decks and more! With UltraStudio’s built in HDMI output you can monitor in full resolution on LCD and plasma displays, or even with a HD projector.
Desktop and Portable Models
UltraStudio Pro includes the widest range of video and audio connections for USB 3.0 capture and playback. Advanced broadcast electronics are housed in an attractive ultra thin design that looks great on your desk. You also get high quality up, down and cross conversion, full 10-bit video and internal SD keying built in. UltraStudio Pro has everything you need for capturing and mastering with professional decks for amazing video quality. UltraStudio SDI is an incredibly lightweight and portable SDI capture and playback solution with HDMI monitoring. Its sturdy and robust machined aluminum design weighs just 9 ounces and is small enough to fit in your pocket! Powered directly by its USB 3.0 connection, you can now capture and playback with professional SDI equipment in any location. UltraStudio SDI includes an HDMI output so you can use a low cost TV for broadcast monitoring.
Professional Video Connections
Connect to virtually any video device
With the highest quality 10-bit SDI video connections, UltraStudio SDI is perfect when all you need is capture and playback with professional SDI equipment. The HDMI output lets you connect to low cost monitors and the unit is powered by the USB 3.0 connection for true portability. UltraStudio Pro lets you connect to virtually any video device. Built-in SDI and HDMI input and outputs are combined with a long 7 foot breakout cable for analog component YUV, S-Video and composite video plus 2 channel AES/EBU, 4 channel XLR analog audio, down converted SD-SDI output, blackburst/tri-sync reference and deck control. Perfect for connecting to cameras, monitors, televisions, video projectors or broadcast decks such as HDCAM, HD-D5, HDCAM SR, Betacam SP, Digital Betacam, and more!
SuperSpeed USB 3.0™
4.8 Gb/s connection that is 6x faster then FireWire 800!
UltraStudio SDI and UltraStudio Pro are designed to work with high performance SuperSpeed USB 3.0 laptop and workstation computers. Get all the advantages of USB plug and play connectivity with a 4.8 Gb/s connection. USB 3.0 SuperSpeed is 10 times faster than USB 2.0 and 6 times faster than FireWire 800! Super Speed USB 3.0 has become the standard on most modern computers so there are hundreds of solutions to build your dream editing studio!
Perfect for editing, keying, VFX and color correction.
UltraStudio features super low jitter 3G-SDI connections, so it’s become a popular choice by major broadcast networks. You get both compressed and uncompressed video capture at broadcast quality 10-bit 4:2:2 YUV. Only uncompressed video captures every bit of every pixel for an exact mirror image between capture and playback. Working with the highest quality uncompressed video is perfect for editing, sharp keying with green screens, VFX compositing and color correction!
Attractive Portable Design
Sits perfectly on your desktop or on location.
All UltraStudio models are machined from aluminum for portability and exceptional durability. Thin, portable and lightweight, they sit perfectly on your deskt or go easily on location. With UltraStudio SDI there’s no need for an external power supply since it’s powered by its USB connection, so you really can take it anywhere you work! UltraStudio Pro’s modern design hides messy cables and includes built in VU metering so you can accurately and easily monitor audio levels.
Use your favorite software
Work with all your favorites.
For Windows you get access to a massive range of software because UltraStudio supports WDM, DirectShow and QuickTime! For editing you can use Avid Media Composer, Avid News Cutter, Premiere Pro CC, Sony Vegas Pro, Corel VideoStudio, CyberLink Power Director and MAGIX Video Pro. For visual effects use Fusion, After Effects CC and Photoshop CC. Audio software supported includes Steinberg Nuendo and Cubase. When streaming you get compatibility with Flash Media Encoder, Xsplit Broadcaster, Wirecast and Livestream Procaster.
Get support for all popular video software for editing, compositing and design on Windows.
The machined aluminum design provides incredible strength and portability so you can use UltraStudio anywhere you work!
Connect to cameras, decks, monitors, projectors and more with a choice of models for digital and analog video connection.
Perfect USB 3.0 capture and playback solutions for editing, design and visual effects.
Attractive Portable Design
Award winning design means quality down to the millimeter.
UltraStudio USB 3.0 models are machined from aluminum for both elegant design and exceptional durability. Thin, portable and lightweight, UltraStudio Pro and UltraStudio SDI sit perfectly on your desktop and are suitable to be taken on location. UltraStudio USB 3.0 features the most advanced 10-bit SDI video connections for the highest quality uncompressed and compressed video for all your editing, keying, VFX and color correction needs.
Sleek and Innovative Design!
UltraStudio Pro’s sleek, innovative design with a solid machined metal chassis sits neatly on your desktop to keep your workspace clutter free. Connections are concealed from view because the front facing design hides all of the cables! The front panel features audio level meters which allow for accurate audio level settings. The UltraStudio SDI model is an attractive, compact design machined out of a solid block of aluminum. UltraStudio SDI looks great on your desktop but is such a compact design it’s perfect for taking on the road. Because UltraStudio SDI powers from the USB 3.0 port, it powers from your laptop battery and doesn’t need a power supply.
Super Fast USB 3.0
UltraStudio’s plug and play USB 3.0 connection lets you move between laptop and workstations simply by plugging in. It could not be easier! This means you get the flexibility to work either in the studio or on location and because it’s not permanently installed like a capture card, you can just pick it up and move it to another computer. USB 3.0 has the speed to handle high quality and large HD resolution video formats. Combined with this speed it is the most advanced broadcast electronics, all packed into an incredibly small size. UltraStudio might be small but it’s still a fully featured broadcast grade solution for capture and playback, so you can do the highest end broadcast work and get professional results.
Professional Video Connections
With the highest quality digital and analog video connections, UltraStudio is available in two fantastic models depending on the connections you need! UltraStudio SDI is perfect when all you need is to capture and playback with professional SDI equipment or even direct into routers. UltraStudio SDI includes SDI connections that instantly switch between SD and HD, plus a HDMI monitoring output lets you connect to large screen televisions or video projectors. The UltraStudio Pro model is the perfect choice when you need to connect to all different types of digital and analog video equipment. The long 7 foot breakout cable means you’ll save hundreds of dollars on expensive professional cables. Because the cable is so long, the connectors are a long way away from the UltraStudio Pro unit so you can easily hide them under desks where they can’t be seen. UltraStudio Pro’s elegant design cleverly hides all of the video connections, removing any cable mess from the desk!
Advanced Broadcast Technology
UltraStudio takes the most advanced broadcast technology and shrinks it down to an incredibly small size. This means you get an attractive design with the quality to do the advanced broadcast and post production work that meets technical requirements. You can capture in both compressed and uncompressed video at the highest 10-bit 4:2:2 YUV as well as choosing to work in SD and HD video resolutions up to 720 and 1080 HD. UltraStudio Pro also adds high quality hardware up/down/cross conversion for flexibility, so you can edit in one format and output in another.
Broadcast quality SDI for USB 3.0
Whatever your needs, the UltraStudio family have got you covered
UltraStudio Pro and UltraStudio SDI are the perfect capture and playback solutions for USB 3.0. With full broadcast quality compressed and uncompressed video, they are perfect for all your editing, design and visual effect workflow needs! Compatible with a wide range of software, you can confidently meet the most demanding requirements of broadcast and post production.
Non Linear Editing
UltraStudio works with the world’s most popular editing software and provides high quality connections so you can handle all types of video formats. If your editing software does not support direct capture from hardware capture cards then you can use the included Media Express software to capture to a wide range of compressed and uncompressed video formats and file types in the format your edit software demands. UltraStudio is also perfect for monitoring while you edit, and you can connect client monitors to the UltraStudio SDI or HDMI video output so they can watch your work on big screen televisions! UltraStudio supports Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve and Premiere Pro CC, plus with its WDM driver, a massive range of affordable Windows editing software as well!
On Set Acquisition
Cinema quality video acquisition has never been simpler! When working on set with DaVinci Resolve, now you can use the new Resolve Live feature to grade live from your video camera. Resolve Live allows you to add nodes and correctors, and then store those grades to link up with the camera media later. No matter what quality camera you use, UltraStudio can connect to the cameras SDI output directly so you can then grade live! You can also use UltraStudio to capture from cameras into specific or even rare custom file formats and codecs, so you can use live capture to prepare media in real time for your post production workflow. UltraStudio works with any format, and new file formats and codecs can be added as third party plug ins.
Visual Effects and Graphics
UltraStudio is perfect for visual effects and broadcast graphics and because it captures and plays back DPX, DVI and QuickTime files you can use your favorite VFX software such as Fusion, After Effects CC, Photoshop CC and more! UltraStudio includes a custom Photoshop CC plug-in allowing you to grab frames from the video input, and output still frames from within Photoshop CC to the video output in SD or HD! When working with Photoshop CC and After Effects CC, UltraStudio uses RGB colorspace so you can’t get illegal 100% RGB video levels, eliminating surprises when graphics are output to tape or presented to live production switchers!
UltraStudio is perfect for audio post production when working on sound tracks of television commercials, episodic television production and feature films. UltraStudio Pro includes multiple channels of analog audio, AES/EBU digital audio and 8 channels of embedded SDI audio. All UltraStudio drivers work with the world’s best audio post production solutions such as ProTools, Steinberg Nuendo and Cubase.
The extremely portable design makes UltraStudio the perfect choice for on set color grading where you can use your laptop running DaVinci Resolve from the camera for live grading. Now it’s easy to set up on set lights using the new Resolve Live feature, where you can grade from the camera video feed to see what your images will look like because you’re actually grading them live! UltraStudio also lets you live grade to precision broadcast monitors or video projectors for an amazing client friendly color grading experience.
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UltraStudio is a powerful choice for use with live production switchers. UltraStudio SDI is portable so it can travel around to live events and work in the most demanding situations! UltraStudio’s SDI output can be used for video feeds to live production switchers for graphics and animations, or direct from Photoshop CC with the included plug in. Generate real time titling and graphics for live production on workstations and then present them to the switcher for use all in real time. If you need to do streaming or capture into custom video formats, then UltraStudio can simply connect to the live production switcher video output and then capture live!
Supports your favorite software!
UltraStudio works with the world’s most popular editing, design and paint software, to give you incredible flexibility throughout your workflow. Full compatibility with Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC and Photoshop CC means you can edit, create amazing visual effects and design broadcast quality graphics, using Adobe’s leading software together with Wirecast, produce audio with Pro Tools, and work seamlessly with a huge number of third party capture and playout applications.
WDM Driver for Windows
UltraStudio supports WDM and DirectShow so you can capture high quality video straight into your Windows NLE workflow! With WDM and DirectShow compatibility, UltraStudio allows your acquisition, editing and post processing workflow to be entirely configured on the Windows platform and works with hundreds of post production and broadcast software utilities such as Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, Photoshop CC, Avid Media Composer, Avid Symphony, Avid NewsCutter, Steinberg Cubase and many more! With WDM and DirectShow support, UltraStudio gives you the freedom to configure your Windows system exactly the way you want!