Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Recorder
Pocket-Sized Thunderbolt-Powered SDI and HDMI Recording


The mini recorder that fits in your pocket, Blackmagic Design's UltraStudio Mini Recorder is super compact and includes just SDI and HDMI connections, plus Thunderboltâ„¢.
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The mini recorder that fits in your pocket, Blackmagic Design's UltraStudio Mini Recorder is super compact and includes just SDI and HDMI connections, plus Thunderboltâ„¢. Simply plug in and record from any SDI and HDMI device for the most incredible portable solution.

Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Recorder Features:

  • Attractive Design - Elegant styling and Exceptional Durability
    UltraStudio Mini Recorder 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 Thunderboltâ„¢
    Built on revolutionaryThunderboltâ„¢ 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 MiniRecorder includes a single HDMI and SDI connection making it the tiniest solution for capture of video in amazing quality 10-bit video in SD andHD.

Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Recorder Specifications:


  • SDI Video Input: 1x 10-bit SD/HD switchable
  • SDI Video Output: None
  • HDMI Video Input: 1x HDMI type A connector
  • HDMI Video Output: None
  • SDI Audio Input: 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD
  • SDI Audio Output: None
  • HDMI Audio Input: 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD
  • HDMI Audio Output: None
  • Computer Interface: Thunderboltâ„¢

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
  • SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M and 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 24 bit
  • 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
  • HD Down Conversion: None
  • HD Up Conversion: Software-based up conversion during video capture
  • Real Time Effects:
    • Apple Final Cut Proâ„¢ internal effects
    • Adobe® Premiere Pro® Mercury Playback Engine effects
    • Avid Media Composer 6â„¢ 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 Thunderboltâ„¢ 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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