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Ultimatte 12 latest models

Blackmagic Drops Ultimate 12 Price to £439

This week Blackmagic Design released their latest range of Ultimatte 12 real-time compositing processors. The range features 4 new Ultimate models designed around the traditional Ultimatte high quality chromakeying features but with the added benefit of a new prosumer targeted price points.

On-Set Facilities Real-time Compositing Testing (2018)

The range includes 4 separate models targeted to specific television standards so customers can get the correct hardware for their specific workflow. The release also included a new Ultimatte Software Control which is completely free to download on windows and Mac devices.

Ultimatte 12 HD Mini

The Ultimatte 12 HD Mini was specifically designed to work with the ATEM Mini, providing consumers with broadcast quality keying and hopefully boosting prosumer virtual set innovation.

The Ultimatte 12 HD Mini is priced at £439

Key Specifications:

  • SDI Video: 2 Inputs / 2 Outputs
  • HDMI Video: 2Inputs / 1Output
  • SDI Rates: 270MB, 1.5G, 3G
  • Video Standards: 720p50 to 1080p60
  • Color Precision: 10bit
Ultimatte 12 HD Mini

Ulitmatte 12 HD

Ultimatte 12 HD is similar to the previous HD Mini but providing a slightly more advanced SDI video workflow, providing double the Mini HD’s available SDI ports.

The Ultimatte 12 HD Mini is priced at £789

Key Specifications:

  • SDI Video: 5 Inputs / 4 Outputs / 1 Loop
  • SDI Rates: 270MB, 1.5G, 3G
  • Video Standards: 720p50 to 1080p60
  • Color Precision: 10bit
Ultimatte 12 HD

Ultimatte 12 4K

The new Ultimatte 12 4K is similar to the previous legacy Ulitmatte model providing video support for full 4K 12G SDI workflows and all the greatest chromakeying abilities. However the Ultimatte 12 4k cost a third of its predecessors.

The Ultimatte 12 4K is priced at £2,175

Key Specifications:

  • SDI Video: 8 Inputs / 9 Outputs / 7 Loop
  • SDI Rates: 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G
  • Video Standards: 720p50 to 2160p60
  • Color Precision: 10bit
Ultimatte 12 4K

Ultimatte 12 8K

The Ultimatte 12 8K is described as the “world’s most advanced chroma keyer” due to its Quad Link 12G‑SDI support for HD, Ultra HD and 8K. Blackmagic Design also promise it to be a future proofed Ultimatte for the next wave of broadcast and film production.

The Ultimatte 12 4K is priced at £6,105

Key Specifications:

  • SDI Video: 32 Inputs / 20 Outputs / 20 Loop
  • SDI Rates: 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G
  • Video Standards: 720p50 to 4320p60
  • Color Precision: 10bit
Ultimatte 12 8K