Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Recorder

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  • Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Recorder
  • Blackmagic Design UltraStudio Mini Recorder


UltraStudio Mini Recorder

The mini recorder that fits in your pocket, UltraStudio Mini Recorder is super tiny and includes just SDI and HDMI connections, plus Thunderbolt. Simply plug in and record from any SDI and HDMI device for the most incredible portable solution.

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  • SDI Video Inputs: 1 x 10 bit SD/HD switchable.
  • SDI Audio Inputs: 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.
  • HDMI Video Inputs: 1 x HDMI type A connector.
  • HDMI Audio Inputs: 8 Channels embedded in SD and HD.
  • Computer Interface: Thunderbolt™

Supported Codecs

AVC-Intra, AVCHD, Canon XF MPEG2, Digital SLR, DV-NTSC, DV-PAL, DVCPRO50, DVCPROHD, DPX, HDV, XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD, XDCAM HD422, DNxHR & DNxHD, 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, LiveKey, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Mac OS and Windows. Media Express, Blackmagic Desktop Video Utility and Blackmagic driver on Linux.
  • Internal Software Upgrade
    • Firmware built into software driver. Software driver loads upgrades at system start or via updater software.

Software Applications

  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Fusion
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Steinberg Cubase
  • Steinberg Nuendo
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Other supported applications include:
    • 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, Burst Video Webclip2Go & [REC]Marker.

Video Standards

  • SD Video Standards
    • 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
  • HD Video Standards
    • 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
    • 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30
    • 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 rate of 48kHz 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 Resolution
    • Pixel for pixel HD resolution input from 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 to SD Down Conversion
    • Software based down conversion during video capture.
  • HD Up Conversion
    • Software based up conversion from SD to 720HD or 1080HD on capture. Selectable between 4:3 pillarbox or 16:9 anamorphic.
  • Physical Installation
    • Requires computer with a Thunderbolt™ port. Please check the Support pages to see the full system requirements.

Operating Systems

  • Mac 10.14 Mojave, Mac 10.15 Catalina or later.
  • Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, all 64-bit.
  • Linux

Power Requirements

  • Powered by Thunderbolt cable.

EMC Certifications

  • FCC, CE and C-Tick.

Environmental Specifications

  • 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

What's Included

  • UltraStudio Mini Recorder
  • SD card with software and manual


12 Month Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

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2 Reviews

  • 5
    Ultrastudio Mini Recorder

    Posted by Stephen on May 11, 2020

    This is an excellent easy to use product that makes streaming video simple.

  • 5

    Posted by Charles on April 17, 2020

    Great device, makes streaming/recording with a DSLR a breeze! Lunchbox Audio was the only place that had it! Thanks

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