BlackMagic Ultra Studio Mini Capture

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BlackMagic Ultra Studio Mini Capture

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Getting ready to try one of these new products. SDI/HDMI in.
Has anyone used or heard of results with this device?
http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/ultrastudio/
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Re: BlackMagic Ultra Studio Mini Capture

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I'd be interested in hearing some feedback as well. Especially how well it behaves on a MBP Retina. If someone has this set up, please get back with some info (latency, quality,...)

Thanks

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Re: BlackMagic Ultra Studio Mini Capture

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I am still waiting for the UltraStudio Mini to arrive, latency due to the recent storm along the east coast of the US. I did however manage to get an UltraStudio 3D model. it is $$$
http://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/ultrastudio3d/

Resolume Arena likes it very well minus the output feature.

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Re: BlackMagic Ultra Studio Mini Capture

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Any update on this?

It seems a bit too good to be true (but happy to be wrong!)

HMDI out of laptop number one, into the UltraStudio Mini Recorder, shows up as a live source on laptop number two?

All for £100? :o (or $140!)

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Re: BlackMagic Ultra Studio Mini Capture

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I would be very cautious about this device. We don't have experience with it yet either, but notice that the UltraStudio Express is mentioned as *capture and playback* device, while the Mini Recorder is referred to as a *recorder* (like the H264 USB Recorder dongle, which does not work with 3rd party apps).

But I'd love to be proven wrong.

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Re: BlackMagic Ultra Studio Mini Capture

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I am still waiting on the mini for testing. It is on backorder.
The Express and 3D Ultra work well...links above.
Display Output does not work in Resolume.

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Re: BlackMagic Ultra Studio Mini Capture

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On their Ultrastudio product page (which includes the mini recorder) they literally state that "UltraStudio is fully compatible with your favorite software." AND "VJ use supports Resolume Avenue 4". The don't seem to make a difference between the mini/express/4K versions.

Let's hope for the best :D

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Re: BlackMagic Ultra Studio Mini Capture

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Hey guys, I emailed BMD with the following question:
"Hello, on the Ultrastudio product page it is stated that the VJ software Resolume is supported. Before I order one I would just want to make sure if that includes the "Mini Recorder" version in the Ultrastudio line up. Have you tested it as well?"

And got this reply today:

"Hi Nils,
Thanks for contacting Blackmagic Support.
The applications that are listed on that page will be supported by the entire UltraStudio family. We have not tested it in this particular office, however if it is stated on the product page, then it will be supported.
I hope this has helped.

Regards,

Paul Wilson
Technical Support Consultant
Blackmagic Design EMEA"

Just thought I'd let you know. If someone gets some hands-on time, please share your experience.

Greetz

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Re: BlackMagic Ultra Studio Mini Capture

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The mini works as well, I have tested them all. Output is not functioning at this time.

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Re: BlackMagic Ultra Studio Mini Capture

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Awesome, thanks very much for testing and letting us know!

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