Blackmagic has grown rapidly to become one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of creative video technology. And that’s because their philosophy is refreshing and simple – to help true creativity blossom.
A company dedicated to quality and stability and focusing on where it’s needed most; Blackmagic has created some of the most talked about products in the industry.
Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro
The world’s first digital film camera with professional broadcast camera features and controls!
URSA Mini Pro is “three cameras in one” because it combines high end digital film quality with the ergonomics and features broadcasters need. It’s ideal for any kind of work from high end feature films, television shows and commercials, to independent films, broadcast news, and even studio and live production! URSA Mini Pro features beyond Ultra HD 4.6K resolution plus 15 stops of dynamic range, all with a super wide color gamut and DaVinci color science so you always capture cinematic quality images. The super compact body features broadcast camera ergonomics and advanced operating software that make it faster to set up and use than any other camera! Whether you’re on set, on location or shooting run and gun, URSA Mini Pro has the image quality and features you need to work on any type of project!
URSA Mini Pro is designed to include everything you need in a handheld camera so you can take it anywhere! Unlike cheap plastic cameras, the evenly weighted camera body is made out of a super tough magnesium alloy. It’s a true professional camera with full redundancy on every control, even the power switch! Plus, the tactile controls allow full setting changes without having to take the camera off your shoulder! There’s an external high visibility LCD status display so you can see critical shooting information, and a 4 inch foldout touchscreen for reviewing shots so you don’t have to carry an extra on set monitor! You get professional connections such as 12G-SDI, XLR audio, a built in high quality microphone and more. The optional electronic viewfinder and shoulder mount kit lets you go from tripod to handheld shooting in seconds, or you can turn URSA Mini Pro into the ultimate live production camera by adding an URSA Studio Viewfinder!
Blackmagic Video Assist
High resolution monitoring and professional recording for any camera!
Now it’s easy to add professional monitoring and recording to any SDI or HDMI camera with Blackmagic Video Assist! You get a super bright touch screen display that’s much larger than the displays found on DSLR cameras, making it easier to accurately set focus and frame shots, plus you get high speed SD card recorders for HD or Ultra HD recording in incredible 10-bit 4:2:2 quality ProRes or DNxHD files. Now, with both a 7” Ultra HD and 5” HD model, Blackmagic Video Assist works with any camera where you need better monitoring and more professional high quality file recording!
Whether it’s a wedding, an indie film, or a television commercial, you need to make sure your images are perfectly sharp and captured at the highest possible quality, no matter what type of camera you use. Blackmagic Video Assist works with everything from DSLR’s to older tape based camcorders, and even the latest digital film cameras. When you’re shooting a wedding, there’s only one chance to get it right and if you’re an indie filmmaker, you want your film to look as good as a Hollywood movie when projected at festivals. Blackmagic Video Assist helps you make sure every shot is in focus and gives you professional images with the same recording quality used by major motion pictures and prime time TV shows!
Available in 2 exciting models, you can choose the Blackmagic Video Assist with a 5” screen and HD recorder, or the 7” Blackmagic Video Assist 4K with HD and Ultra HD recording, low noise balanced analog mini XLR mic inputs, a built in speaker and more! Both feature 6G-SDI and HDMI connections, making it easy to add professional monitoring and recording to any camera!
Professional non-linear editing with Hollywood’s most powerful color corrector!
DaVinci Resolve combines professional non-linear video editing with the world’s most advanced color corrector so now you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver all from one system! DaVinci Resolve is completely scalable and resolution independent so it can be used on set, in a small studio or integrated into the largest Hollywood production pipeline! From creative editing and multi camera television production to high end finishing and color correction, only DaVinci Resolve features the creative tools, compatibility, speed and legendary image quality you need to manage your entire workflow, which is why it is the number one solution used on Hollywood feature films.
The latest DaVinci Resolve now has full Fusion visual effects and motion graphics built in! The Fusion page gives you a complete 3D workspace with over 250 tools for compositing, vector paint, keying, rotoscoping, text animation, tracking, stabilization, particles and more. With new Apple Metal and CUDA GPU processing, the Fusion page is faster than ever! Fairlight audio gets a massive upgrade with new ADR tools, audio normalization, 3D panners, audio and video scrollers, a sound library database, and built in cross platform plug-ins such as reverb, hum removal, vocal channel and de-esser. There are also dozens of new features and improvements that editors and colorists have asked for. These include a new LUT browser, shared grades, multiple playheads, Super Scale HD to 8K up-rezzing, stacked timelines, on-screen annotations, subtitle and closed captioning tools, better keyboard customization, new title templates and much more!
Take a quick look at the new update to DaVinci Resolve 15 Fusion features from NAB Show 2018 at the Blackmagic Design booth.
DaVinci Resolve 15 is a massive update that fully integrates Fusion visual effects and motion graphics , with over 250 tools for compositing, paint, particles, animated titles and more.
Learn more at https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/davinciresolve/fusion
Posted by Blackmagic Design on Wednesday, April 25, 2018
ATEM Television Studio 4K
The world’s first live production switchers for broadcast, professional and AV users!
ATEM Television Studios are the first live production switchers designed for both broadcasters and AV professionals. There are 2 powerful HD models with 4 SDI and 4 HDMI inputs and a new Ultra HD model with 8 12G-SDI inputs. Packed with high end broadcast features, ATEM Television Studio models feature re-sync on all inputs so you always get clean switching whether you’re using professional or consumer cameras. Plus, you get multiview output so you can see all of your sources, preview and program on a single screen, aux out, built in talkback, 2 still stores, an audio mixer, camera control unit and more! ATEM Television Studio Pro models have the same features plus an integrated professional broadcast hardware control panel and additional CCU controls. Both models are perfect for live production, episodic television, web shows, AV or even live coverage of video gaming competitions! Simply plug in your cameras, game consoles or computers and start switching live!
The new ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K model includes all the benefits of the HD models and now adds Ultra HD capability with more SDI inputs! With 8 independent 12G-SDI inputs, ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K can handle all popular HD and Ultra HD formats up to 2160p60. Each input features re-sync as well as a full low latency standards converter so input is automatically adapted to the switcher’s format. That means you can even have 8 inputs, all running different video formats! The upgraded Fairlight audio mixer features dynamics, 6 band parametric EQ, dual mono channel split and stereo simulator with audio delay on the analog inputs. ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K also features the ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyer, Ultra HD multiview and motion clips in the media pool!
ATEM Television Studio switchers are the fastest and most affordable way to create incredible programs immediately from live events! They are perfect for broadcasters, professional sports, concerts, seminars, or even the new emerging generation of web broadcasters using platforms such as YouTube Live, Facebook Live and Twitch.tv. You can switch between multiple cameras, game consoles and computers in real time, all with broadcast quality transitions, graphics and effects! Both models feature clean professional switching so there’s never a glitch when changing sources. That means you can even use it as a front end controller for your AV system and switch between multiple sources with the press of a button!
Take a quick look at the new ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K from NAB Show 2018 at the Blackmagic Design booth.
ATEM Television Studio Pro 4K is the world’s most advanced live switcher with 8 standards converted 12G-SDI inputs, ATEM Advanced Chroma Keyer, Fairlight audio mixer and more.
Learn more at https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/atemtelevisionstudio
Posted by Blackmagic Design on Monday, April 23, 2018
The world’s highest performance capture cards for Mac, Windows and Linux
DeckLink capture and playback cards are used every day on Hollywood feature films, episodic television programs, music videos, commercials and more! Featuring the latest cutting edge technologies such as 12G-SDI and 8K support, DeckLink cards give you the highest quality video and work with more applications and platforms than any other card. Every DeckLink PCI Express card can be installed in Mac, Windows and Linux based workstations and servers, giving you ultimate flexibility!
Work with any video format and resolution that you need! DeckLink cards let you capture from cameras, decks and live feeds directly into editing, effects and design software applications such as DaVinci Resolve. Depending on the model you choose, DeckLink cards support the complete range of formats used in today’s high end film, television and commercial post production. You get 12‑bit RGB support and 4:4:4 image quality for deep color and high dynamic range work, high frame rate support of up to 60 frames per second, stereoscopic 3D and more! There are DeckLink models to support either file or tape based workflows for perfect monitoring in editing and grading suites using professional SDI monitors, HDMI televisions and even digital cinema projectors.
Blackmagic Mini Converters
Make the move to Ultra HD with the world’s most advanced 6G-SDI converters!
Blackmagic Mini Converters are the world’s most advanced converters because they include the latest 6G-SDI technology, automatically detect the input video format and instantly change between virtually all SD, HD and Ultra HD video standards up to 2160p30! You get advanced features such as redundant SDI inputs, re-clocked loop outputs, and full analog and AES/EBU audio connections so you can convert video, as well as embed or de-embed audio! Choose from a wide range of 3G and 6G-SDI models, depending on the conversion you need! There are even 4 super tough heavy duty models that are built to last when used under extreme conditions!
Millions of broadcast, news, post production and AV professionals rely on Blackmagic Mini Converters to connect all of their equipment together and keep their studios running. With over 20 different models available, there are Mini Converters with analog, SDI, and HDMI connections that let you work with virtually all SD, HD and Ultra HD equipment! That means you can connect analog decks to digital equipment, switch HDMI to SDI, de-embed or embed audio, or even extend signals over massive distances with Fiber Optic cables! With so many conversion options, there’s no limit to the equipment you can connect!
Blackmagic Mini Converters are designed to be used anywhere! You can put them in equipment racks in the studio, on news trucks, or use them outside for live sports and other events. Mini Converters have a straightforward, compact design that makes them easy to use and super reliable for 24/7 operation. The built-in connections are easy to access and use standard cables, plus all models feature built-in mini switches to quickly change settings. There’s even a diagram with switch settings printed on the back so you never have to look for the manual! The Heavy Duty models are machined out of a solid block of aircraft grade aluminum and feature recessed connections that protect and shield the cables from damage, making them tough enough to keep on working, even if they get run over by a tank during production!
Take a quick look at the new Mini Converter UpDownCross HD and Micro Converter BiDirectional SDI/HDMI converters from NAB Show 2018 at the Blackmagic Design booth.
Mini Converter UpDownCross HD is a compact 3G-SDI and HDMI converter for converting any SD or HD video format to any other SD or HD format, and Micro Converter BiDirectional SDI/HDMI simultaneously converts SDI to HDMI and HDMI to SDI in any SD or HD format all at the same time.
Learn more at https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/microconverters and https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/products/miniconverters
Posted by Blackmagic Design on Thursday, April 19, 2018
The world’s first SD, HD and Ultra HD mixed format routers!
Introducing the exciting new Smart Videohub, the world’s first Ultra HD mixed format routers with built in video monitoring and spin knob router control. Smart Videohub includes the latest 6G-SDI or 12G-SDI technology depending on the model, so you can simultaneously connect and route any combination of SD, HD and Ultra HD video, all the way up to high frame rate 2160p60, all on the same router at the same time! You also get revolutionary new visual routing that lets you see your router connections as video on the built in LCD as you scroll the knob to select your routing. Now you can route your video simply by looking at the video!
Smart Videohub is perfect for broadcast, post or live production! Smart Videohub’s super compact size means it’s perfect for use in large broadcast systems or portable mini racks for live production where cameras, switchers, recording and monitors are all simply connected to Smart Videohub. Now you can avoid messy rewiring because you can connect everything to the router and then quickly change connections from job to job without reconnecting a single cable!
Smart Videohub’s beautiful machined aluminum design features new innovative video monitoring control. Now you can visually route video because the built in monitor lets you see live video, crosspoint connection labels and TV formats displayed simultaneously. You can make selections with the spin knob or switch video with the dedicated button panel. Choose from three incredible models! The Smart Videohub 12×12, 20×20 and 40×40 all feature the amazing new control panel, built in power supply, network control and advanced 6G-SDI connections in a compact design. You can even configure all IP settings on the front of the unit without a computer!
Intelligent SDI monitoring with broadcast quality scopes!
When you need high quality SDI monitoring, SmartView monitors are the perfect solution! SmartView monitors are extremely thin and lightweight, so are perfect for both broadcast and portable use, and automatically switch between SD, HD and 3G-SDI video formats. There are 3 great models; SmartView HD features a large 17″ display, SmartView Duo has 2 independent 8″ displays and SmartScope Duo 4K adds the flexibility of built in waveform monitoring that can be assigned to either of its 8” displays!
SmartView monitors are the perfect choice to add SDI monitoring anywhere you need it. You can use them for broadcast, post production, on set monitoring, flyaway kits, broadcast trucks and more! When you’re working with live production switchers you can build a video wall of camera monitors in your control room and see all your sources. You can mix and match different SmartView models in a rack for a customized monitoring solution where you can view your images and choice of scope displays side by side!