Blackmagic UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 for Thunderbolt™
The highest quality capture and playback solutions for your Thunderbolt™ computer!
Built with blazingly fast Thunderbolt or Thunderbolt 2 technology, UltraStudio lets you work with the highest quality video resolutions all the way up to Ultra HD 4K ! UltraStudio works with all your favorite video software such as DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer and Adobe Creative Suite. UltraStudio are QuickTime and WDM based and work with any Mac OS X and Windows video software !
UltraStudio for Thunderbolt models are perfect for high performance work that demands the highest quality. Using a single Thunderbolt cable, you can easily connect any Thunderbolt computer or laptop for amazing on set color correction, editing, visual effects and video streaming.
When you need the ultimate capture and playback solution then UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 is the perfect choice as it’s the most powerful video capture and playback product available. It features the latest, most advanced 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 connections for working with high frame rate 60 frames per second, deep 12-bit color images at massive 4K resolutions! The built in hardware encoder can convert video in realtime to H.265, which is the distribution format for Ultra HD. It also includes a wider range of analog and digital connections than any other UltraStudio model so it can be used with virtually any camera, deck, router or display.
UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 features the latest high speed Thunderbolt 3 connection for transfer speeds of up to 40 Gb/s over a single cable !
Built In Hardware Video Encoding
The UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 features a built in multi format hardware encoder that lets you capture to H.265. H.265 delivers amazing quality and is the compression standard for distributing Ultra HD content online. You can also use H.265 compression for SD and HD video giving you smaller files at higher quality than other compression formats. The built-in hardware encoder is designed to be upgradable so you get a future proof solution that can add new formats via software updates as they become available.
World's Highest Quality Connections
UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 features 12G-SDI with loop outputs for working with 2160p60 over a single cable. Also includes HDMI 2.0, analog component, 4 channel XLR analog and 2 channels AES/EBU digital audio, timecode, reference and serial deck control. Connects via Thunderbolt or with an optional PCIe adapter for higher frame rates and 4K RGB workflows. UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 has all the same powerful features of UltraStudio 4K Extreme, but adds the latest high speed Thunderbolt 3 connection for transfer speeds of up to 40 Gb/s.
The Power of Thunderbolt™
Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt™ technology, UltraStudio Extreme 3 uses a blazingly fast single cable connection to your computer that has the bandwidth to handle the highest resolution video formats easily! Thunderbolt ensures low latency and highly accurate time synchronization for the highest quality capture and playback. UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 features the incredibly fast 40Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 connection, making it ideal for demanding 3D stereoscopic workflows, Ultra HD and DCI 4K.
Amazing 4K resolutions in compressed or uncompressed
UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 supports popular compressed video formats such as ProRes and DNxHD as well as 10-bit uncompressed video, so you’re not locked into a single file format. When working with uncompressed video all captured images are a perfect pixel-for-pixel clone of the source without any quality loss, so you have the confidence you’re working at the absolute highest quality possible. Get the sharpest keying with green screens, cleanest compositions, superior color correction and more! Ultra HD 4K has 4 times the resolution of 1080HD for amazing looking images !
Compatible with SD, HD and Ultra HD formats
UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 features 6G-SDI so you get full compatibly with all your SD, 720p and 1080HD equipment up to 60 fps, plus you can instantly switch to Ultra HD up to 30 fps! Thats an incredible range of video formats with a single regular BNC SDI connection! Because the 6G-SDI connections are multi rate, they can switch between 270 Mb/s, 1.5 Gb/s, 3 Gb/s and 6 Gb/s data rates for compatibility with your existing SD, HD or Ultra HD equipment.
Incredible speed for high frame rate Ultra HD
UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 features the latest 12G-SDI technology, making it the world’s most powerful video capture and playback solution! The incredible speed of 12G-SDI means UltraStudio 4K Extreme 3 can support both capture and playback of Ultra HD and 4K 60p over a single BNC cable! Because the 12G-SDI connections are multi rate, you can still connect to all your existing equipment. Only 12G-SDI gives you the compatibility to connect to all your existing SD and HD equipment but also supports the future with all Ultra HD formats up to 2160p60. UltraStudio 4K Extreme even supports dual link 12G-SDI so you can do stereoscopic and simultaneous fill and key all in real time !