Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Monitor

Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Monitor

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Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Monitor

  • Support up to 1080i60 Resolution
  • SDI/HDMI Playback Device
  • 1x SDI Output & 1x HDMI Output
  • 10-Bit Color Precision / 4:2:2 Sampling
  • Enables Color Grading on Top-Res Monitor
  • Real-Time Colorspace Conversion
  • 1x Thunderbolt Port

The Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Monitor is perfect, simplug plug in the Thunderbolt port and monitor out of the SDI and HDMI outputs. Perfect for using low cost HDMI TV's and projectors for monitoring.

Portable Playback for your Thunderbolt computer
When you need tiny sized portable video capture for your Thunderbolt laptop or desktop computer then UltraStudio Mini Monitor is the perfect solution. You get an extremely affordable solution with high quality SD and HD video all powered from the Thunderbolt connection so you just plug in and go! UltraStudio Mini Monitor is the pocket sized SDI and HDMI output, perfect for simple low cost NLE monitoring.

Advanced Workflow
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. That makes UltraStudio Express the perfect "everything in and out" solution that you can take with you. If you're traveling light, then UltraStudio Monitor is the ideal solution for monitoring when editing and it's smaller than your phone!

World's Highest Quality Connections
UltraStudio Mini Monitor is the perfect capture device for your work now and well into the future! Connect all your output devices with SD/HD-SDI, HDMI with 8 channels of embedded audio. SDI and HDMI are fully digital connections and are amazing quality.

The Power of Thunderbolt
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!

Unmatched Quality
Now you can handle any job your client presents to you, from TVC 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 color correction and more! With mature drivers, award winning Media Express software, attractive design, and the highest quality video!

Compatible with all Video Software!
UltraStudio is fully compatible with your favorite software. Blackmagic Design was the first company in the world to ship a Thunderbolt video product so we have mature drivers that work with more software! All UltraStudio files are open standard DPX and QuickTime format, so are compatible with all software. UltraStudio even includes a developer SDK and QuickTime API so you can develop your own custom solutions!

More Information
In the box Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Monitor
SD card Software and manual 
Limited 90-days Warranty
Video Outputs 1 x BNC 10-bit SD/HD switchable
1 x HDMI type A connector
 Audio Outputs HDMI: 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD
SDI: 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD
Computer Interface Thunderbolt™
Supported Codecs AVC-Intra
Canon XF MPEG2
Digital SLR
Apple ProRes 4444
Apple ProRes 422 HQ
Apple ProRes 422
Apple ProRes LT
Apple ProRes 422 Proxy
Uncompressed 8-bit 4:2:2
Uncompressed 10‑bit 4:2:2
Software Included Media Express
Disk Speed Test
Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS and Windows
Media Express
Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Linux
Software Upgrade Firmware built into software driver.
Software driver loads upgrades at system start or via updater software.
Software Applications DaVinci Resolve
Final Cut Pro X
Adobe PremierePro CC
Avid Media Composer
Adobe After Effects CC
Avid Pro Tools
Steinberg Cubase
Steinberg Nuendo
Adobe Photoshop CC
Other Application supported  The Foundry Nuke
Grass Valley Edius
Sony Catalyst Production Suite
Tools On Air Just: Play & Live & In
Softron MovieRecorder & MReplay
Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder
Telestream Wirecast
Livestream Producer
Resolume Arena
Magix Vegas Pro & Movie Edit Pro Premium
Corel VideoStudio Pro
CyberLink PowerDirector
Vidblaster X & Studio & Broadcast
Uniplay One & CG
CasparCG Server
Magicsoft CG
Xsplit Broadcaster
Imagine Communications Velocity & InfoCaster
DevTek Easy Media Suite
Metus Ingest
Boinx Software MimoLive
Cinegy Capture Pro
vMix Live
Renewed Vision ProPresenter
Ventuz Director
Class X Liveboard & Coral CG
Glookast Capturer
Open Broadcaster Software Studio
Nautilus NEMO3D
Video Standards  
SD Video Standards 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
HD Video Standards 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97,
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25,
1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M and 292M.
SDI Metadata Support RP 188/SMPTE 12M-2 and closed captioning.
Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.
SDI Color Precision 8-bit & 10-bit YUV 4:2:2.
SDI Video Sampling 4:2:2
Color Space REC 601, REC 709.
HDMI Video Sampling 4:4:4, 4:2:2 & 4:2:0
HDMI Configuration HDMI automatically configures to connected display.
HDMI Resolution Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device.
HDMI Color Precision HDMI Color Precision
Multiple Rate Support HDMI and SDI video connections are switchable between standard definition and high definition.
Colorspace Conversion Hardware based real time.
HD to SD Down Conversion Software based down conversion during
HD Cross Conversion Software based cross conversion from 720p to 1080HD on playback.
Real Time Effects DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro X internal effects. Premiere Pro CC Mercury Playback Engine effects. Avid Media Composer internal effects.
Physical Installation Requires computer with a Thunderbolt™ port.
Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.
Dimensions (wxdxh) 3.62"x 1.77"x 0.98"
Operating Systems Mac 10.13 High Sierra
Mac 10.14 Mojave or later
Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit.
Power Requirements Powered by Thunderbolt cable
EMC Certifications FCC, CE and C-Tick
Environment Operating Temperature: 5° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Storage Temperature: -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity: 0% to 90% non-condensing
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