Blackmagic Design has announced a range of powerful new video production equipment, under the Blackmagic UltraStudio range, to drive commercial-grade videography into the next generation.
For decades Blackmagic have developed award-winning videography solutions for the industry. Blackmagic continues to innovate with groundbreaking technology, including high-quality video editing and monitoring products. These are targeted solutions designed to meet the demands of the film and television broadcast industries.
Today, Blackmagic have delivered the UltraStudio Monitor 3G and UltraStudio Recorder 3G. These powerful utilities offer capture and playback solutions. They include 3G-SDI and HDMI connectivity in addition to blistering Thunderbolt™ 3 technology. The UltraStudio Monitor 3G and UltraStudio Recorder 3G are both portable and pocketable products. The Blackmagic product launch includes the highly impressive Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K digital film camera. It’s a pairing that will elevate video production values beyond compare.
- UltraStudio Monitor 3G for playback
- UltraStudio Recorder 3G for capture
- High-speed Thunderbolt 3 connectivity for high-quality video management
- Built-in 3G-SDI and HDMI connections on both models
- Supports for all standard SD/HD video formats up to 1080p 60
- Uncompressed and compressed 10-bit 4:2:2 YUV or RGB quality
- Supports DaVinci Resolve and all other common video software
- Developer SDK available for free download
Blackmagic UltraStudio devices to support the new Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K
The premier product release from Blackmagic is the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K. This new, state of the art digital film camera boasts an advanced 12,288 x 6,480 12K Super 35 image sensor. Additionally, it features 14 stops of dynamic range as well as an incredibly high frame rate shooting at up to 60 frames per second. It can sustain this while shooting in full 12K at a staggering 80 megapixels per frame. The Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K supports the new Blackmagic Generation 5 Color Science and outstanding Blackmagic RAW performance.
Design Sensibility In Dual Accessories
UltraStudio Monitor 3G and UltraStudio Recorder 3G are separate accessories. One specifically for recording SDI and HDMI video, while the other is for playback of SDI or HDMI video. Both the UltraStudio Monitor 3G and UltraStudio Recorder 3G are incredibly compact by design. As a result, they are well suited to professionals on the move. Especially those that don’t always require a single and often much larger monitor/capture device.
The UltraStudio Monitor 3G and UltraStudio Recorder 3G are compact and affordable. Plus they make ideal solutions for those that want to start with one and upgrade to include the other at a later stage. When you require monitoring for your next project, the UltraStudio Monitor 3G effortlessly handles the task. Alternatively, when you need straightforward recording, then the UltraStudio Recorder 3G fits the bill. Being able to store and carry both devices together will take up next to no room in your kit.
Performance to Maximise Your Creative Output
The new UltraStudio Monitor 3G and UltraStudio Recorder 3G models sport ultra-fast Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. As a result, you can expand your output to include additional video formats, vaster colourspace selection and powerful RGB video format. If you only trust the highest quality video technology, then the UltraStudio Monitor 3G and UltraStudio Recorder 3G feature uncompromising reliability. Thanks to their unique qualities, you are guaranteed uncompressed and compressed video performance up to 10 bit SD/HD. Regardless of being in your studio or on location, the smart design will ensure no-stress readiness and availability.
Thunderbolt Connectivity and Flexibility
Ultra-fast data transfer speeds are inherent in Thunderbolt 3 connectivity. The UltraStudio Monitor 3G and UltraStudio Recorder 3G offer simple plug and play mechanics. Regardless of capturing content from cameras, decks or live video outputs, the UltraStudio Recorder 3G will further enhance your workflow. Equally, the UltraStudio Monitor 3G delivers real-time high-speed data outputs. This includes media storage devices, projection equipment and monitors like the new Blackmagic Video Assist 3F 7″ Monitor. Plus, you can quickly transfer either between multiple computers when working in a team environment. If your workflow includes post-production editing, graphic content production or broadcast quality output, you can rest assured that these Blackmagic accessories will deliver the goods.
Blackmagic UltraStudio Deliver Industry-Leading Performance
“UltraStudio Monitor 3G and UltraStudio Recorder 3G let you work anywhere because they are extremely compact and are powered from the Thunderbolt 3 connection. You can simply plug into any Thunderbolt 3 enabled laptop or a desktop computer and start working. With support for high bandwidth formats up to 1080p60, these are advanced video capture and playback solutions that are small enough to fit in your pocket. There is nothing more portable!” – Grant Petty, CEO, Blackmagic Design.
The Blackmagic UltraStudio Monitor 3G and UltraStudio Recorder 3G devices are robust, flexible and purpose-built to support top-tier videography. The UltraStudio range, along with the Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro 12K, grants the film and broadcast industry to take a huge leap forward. The Blackmagic UltraStudio Monitor 3G and UltraStudio Recorder 3G are available now from Georges so head in-store or check them out here.