Supported Video Devices

Below is the list of devices that our software can support. 

 

Thunderbolt or USB devices

The following devices are Thunderbolt devices that can be connected directly to your Mac (provided it's a recent Mac with a Thunderbolt port of course). See under for the list of PCI devices.

AJA

Device                     Max Inputs Max Outputs Full Duplex Keying
Io 4K 4 (SD or HD) or 1 (4K) 4 (SD or HD) or 1 (4K) No Yes
Io 4K Plus 4 (SD or HD) or 1 (4K) 4 (SD or HD) or 1 (4K) No Yes
Io XT 2 (SD or HD) 2 (SD or HD) No Yes
T-Tap 0 1 (SD or HD) N/A No
U-Tap (Device Not Supported)      

 WARNING: there are some limitations to use multiple i/o on one single AJA card (KONA 3G, KONA 4K, Io 4K, Io XT). Read the following article to know more. (note that this article does not pertain to using multiple single i/o devices)

 

Blackmagic-Design

Device Max Inputs Max Outputs Full Duplex Keying
Intensity Shuttle 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No No
UltraStudio 3D 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No Yes
UltraStudio 4K 1 (SD or HD or 4K) 1 (SD or HD or 4K) Yes Yes
UltraStudio 4K Extreme 1 (SD or HD or 4K) 1 (SD or HD or 4K) Yes Yes
UltraStudio Express 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No Yes
UltraStudio Extreme 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No Yes
UltraStudio HD Mini 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No No
UltraStudio Mini Monitor 0 1 (SD or HD) N/A No
UltraStudio Mini Recorder 1 (SD or HD) 0 N/A No
UltraStudio Pro 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No Yes
UltraStudio SDI 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No No

Note: We don't recommend the use of the Blackmagic-Design USB devices as they have not been thoroughly tested with our products. But you can test them as in theory they should work fine.

M|family

Device                     Max Inputs Max Outputs Full Duplex Keying
M|80 8 (SD or HD) or 2 (4K) 0 N/A No
M|62 6 (SD or HD) or 1 (4K) 2 (SD or HD)  Yes No
M|44 4 (SD or HD) or 1 (4K) 4 (SD or HD) or 1 (4K) Yes No

 

PCI devices

The following devices are PCI cards that can be used in a Thunderbolt expansion chassis. So you will need to purchase one, for example from Sonnet. Or if you still own a grey Mac Pro tower, these devices can be plugged in directly in one of the PCI slots.

 

AJA

Device                     Max Inputs Max Outputs Full Duplex Keying
KONA 3G 4 (SD or HD) or 1 (4K) 4 (SD or HD) or 1 (4K) No Yes
KONA 3 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No Yes
KONA 4K 4 (SD or HD) or 1 (4K) 4 (SD or HD) or 1 (4K) No Yes
KONA LHi 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) Yes No
KONA LHe Plus 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) Yes Yes
KONA LSe 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No No

 WARNING: there are some limitations to use multiple i/o on one single AJA card (KONA 3G, KONA 4K, Io 4K, Io XT). Read the following article to know more. (note that this article does not pertain to using multiple single i/o devices)

 

Blackmagic-Design

Device Max Inputs Max Outputs Full Duplex Keying
Intensity Extreme 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No No
Intensity Pro 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No No
Decklink SDI 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No Yes
Decklink Duo 2 (SD or HD) 2 (SD or HD) No Yes
Decklink Duo 2 4 (SD or HD) 4 (SD or HD) Either 4in, or 4out, or 2in/2out, or 3in/1out, 1in/3out Yes
Decklink Optical Fibre 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No Yes
Decklink Mini Monitor 0 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No No
Decklink Mini Recorder 1 (SD or HD) 0 (SD or HD) No N/A
Decklink Quad 4 (SD or HD) 4 (SD or HD) No Yes
Decklink Quad 2 8 (SD or HD) 8 (SD or HD) Either 8in, or 8out, or 4in/4out, or 3in/5out, etc... Yes
Decklink Studio (4K) 1 (SD, HD or 4K) 1 (SD, HD or 4K) No Yes
Decklink 4K Extreme 1 (SD, HD or 4K) 1 (SD, HD or 4K) Yes Yes
Decklink 4K Pro 1 (SD, HD or 4K) 1 (SD, HD or 4K) Yes Yes
Decklink HD Extreme 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No Yes
Decklink HD Extreme 3D 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No Yes
Multibridge Pro 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No Yes
Multibridge Eclipse 1 (SD or HD) 1 (SD or HD) No Yes

 

 

 

Have more questions? Submit a request

Comments

Powered by Zendesk