Its price and size make Blackmagic's UltraStudio Mini Monitor one of those productWeThink that it's difficult not to own. Whenever you need to show video on an HDMI monitor, this handy little Thunderbolt device is at hand. The concept is brilliant - edit on your MacBook Pro and monitor on a hotel TV; play video onto a projector from your Mac Book Air in high quality with true colours. The icing on the cake is that it doesn't need an external power supply.
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When you need low cost monitoring for editing, then UltraStudio Mini Monitor is perfect. Plug in the Thunderbolt and monitor out of the SDI and HDMI outputs. Perfect for using low cost HDMI TV's and projectors for monitoring.
The UltraStudio Mini's are the solution you need when doing SD and HD work that demand quality. If you're editing with Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro or Premiere Pro then you get high quality and an extremely portable design, perfect for editing on location. UltraStudio takes care of moving your media in and out of your computer so it's perfect for modern file based workflows. UltraStudio is powered via the Thunderbolt connection so it powers from your laptop battery.
If you're traveling light, then UltraStudio Monitor is the ideal solution for monitoring when editing and it's smaller than your phone.
UltraStudio Mini Recorder and Monitor include only a single HDMI and SDI connection each so they are the tiniest way to capture and playback video available.
UltraStudio is the perfect capture and playback device for your work now and well into the future. Simply choose between UltraStudio Mini Recorder or UltraStudio Mini Monitor depending on your needs. Connect all your I/O devices with SD/HD-SDI, HDMI with 8 channels of embedded audio. SDI and HDMI are fully digital connections and are amazing quality.
HDMI is fantastic for low cost HD monitoring as it's on all good modern TVs and video projectors.
Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt™ technology, UltraStudio has a blazingly fast 10 Gb/s connection that’s up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. That’s enough bandwidth to handle the highest resolution video formats easily! Thunderbolt ensures low latency and highly accurate time synchronization, making the UltraStudio ideal for demanding HD work. Thunderbolt also has the power budget to allow UltraStudio to operate from the Thunderbolt connections, so it can operate from your laptop battery, perfect for on location or remote areas. UltraStudio makes it easy to work with all the video formats you need, conveniently on your desktop or notebook computer.
Now you can handle any job your client presents to you, from TV to feature films. UltraStudio operates with both compressed and uncompressed video, so it can handle anything and you're not locked into a single codec quality. When working with uncompressed video, all captured images are a perfect pixel-for-pixel clone of the source, without any generational loss or damaging compression, so you have the confidence you’re working at the absolute highest quality possible! Get the sharpest green screens, cleanest compositions, superior colour correction and more. With mature drivers, award winning Media Express software, attractive design, and the highest quality video.
UltraStudio Mini models might be low cost, but they include the same advanced video technology that other companies charge tens of thousands of dollars for. You get low jitter SDI video that meets broadcast specifications and instantly switches between standard definition and high definition. That means you can use it for anything. The included HDMI connections adhere to the latest versions of the HDMI standard so you eliminate HDMI incompatibilities. Both SDI and HDMI include multiple channels of embedded audio as well as ancillary data such as RP-188.
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