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Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Monitor
Pocket-Sized Thunderbolt-Powered SDI and HDMI Playback


When you need low-cost and extremely portable monitoring for editing, then UltraStudio Mini Monitor is perfect.
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When you need low-cost and extremely portable monitoring for editing, then UltraStudio Mini Monitor is perfect. Plug in the Thunderbolt and monitor out of the SDI and HDMI outputs. It's ideal when using low cost HDMI TV's and projectors for monitoring.

Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Monitor Features:

  • Attractive Design - Elegant styling and Exceptional Durability
    UltraStudio Mini Monitor fits into the palm of your hand and features SDI and HDMI connections at one end with a Thunderbolt connection at the other.
  • The Power of Thunderbolt™
    Built on revolutionary Thunderbolt™ technology, UltraStudio 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 Mini is powered via the Thunderbolt connection so it's extremely portable.
  • Broadcast Quality Connections
    UltraStudio Mini Monitor includes a single HDMI and SDI connection making it the tiniest solution for playback of video in amazing quality 10-bit video in SD and HD.

Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Monitor Specifications:


  • SDI Video Input: None
  • SDI Video Output: 1x 10-bit SD/HD switchable
  • Analog Video Input: None
  • Analog Video Output: None
  • HDMI Video Input: None
  • HDMI Video Input: None
  • HDMI Video Output: 1x HDMI type A connector
  • Analog Audio Input: None
  • Analog Audio Output: None
  • AES/EBU Audio Input: None
  • AES/EBU Audio Output: None
  • SDI Audio Input: None
  • SDI Audio Output: 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD
  • HDMI Audio Input: None
  • HDMI Audio Output: 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD
  • Sync Input: None
  • Device Control: None
  • Computer Interface: Thunderbolt™
  • UltraStudio Mini Monitor

Video Standards

  • SD Format Support:
    • 625/25 PAL
    • 525/29.97 NTSC
    • 525/23.98 NTSC
  • HD Format Support:
    • 720p50
    • 720p59.94
    • 720p60
    • 1080PsF23.98
    • 1080p23.98
    • 1080PsF24
    • 1080p24
    • 1080PsF25
    • 1080p25
    • 1080PsF29.97
    • 1080p29.97
    • 1080PsF30
    • 1080p30
    • 1080i50
    • 1080i59.94
    • 1080i60
  • 2K Format Support: None
  • SDI Compliance:
    • SMPTE 259M
    • SMPTE 292M
  • SDI Metadata Support:
    • VITC read for 3:2 pulldown removal
    • VANC capture using up to 3 lines of video in file
    • HD RP188
    • Closed captioning
  • Audio Sampling: Television rate of 48kHz and 24bit
  • Video Sampling: 4:2:2
  • Color Precision: 10-bit
  • Color Space: REC 601, REC 709
  • HDMI Configuration: HDMI automatically configures to connected display
  • HDMI Resolution: Pixel for pixel HD resolution input to connected device
  • HDMI Color Precision: 10-bit
  • Multiple Rate Support: SDI and HDMI are switchable between standard definition and high definition
  • Copy Protection: HDMI input is unable to capture from copy-protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.


  • Colorspace Conversion: Hardware based real time
  • 3D Processing: None
  • HD Down Conversion: Software based down conversion during video playback
  • HD Up Conversion: None
  • HD Cross Conversion: None
  • Real Time Effects:
    • Apple Final Cut Pro™ internal effects
    • Adobe® Premiere Pro® Mercury Playback Engine effects
    • Avid Media Composer 6™ internal effects


  • Software Included:
    • Media Express
    • Disk Speed Test
    • Blackmagic System Preferences
    • Blackmagic Driver
  • Internal Software Upgrade:
    • Firmware built into software driver
    • Software driver loads upgrades at system start or via updater software
  • Physical Installation: Requires computer with a Thunderbolt™ port
  • Operating System Compatibility:
    • Mac OS X 10.7 Lion or later
    • Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion or later
  • Product Warranty: 12 Month Limited Warranty.

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