Monday, May 23, 2011

Blackmagic Shipping Updates for 2011 Products

We just received the following ETA for the new Blackmagic Design products released at NAB 2011:

DeckLink Quad - Shipping now
SmartView Duo – Shipping now in limited quantity

H.264 Pro Recorder - any day now
Media Express 3 – any day now (this will come at the same time as the H.264 Pro Recorder)

DaVinci Resolve 8 (free download) - June
DaVinci Resolve Lite (free) - 2 to 3 weeks after above release

UltraStudio SDI - June
UltraStudio 3D - July

DeckLink 4K - June

Atem 1 M/E & 1 M/E Panel - June
Atem Television Studio – July
Atem Camera Converter - July
Atem 2 M/E & 2 M/E Panel - August

HyperDeck Shuttle – May/June
HyperDeck Studio - July

Rugged Mini Converters - end July

GPI/Tally Box – July

Universal Videohub 288 – July
Universal Videohub 72 - August

For more information on these products, please contact us at

Monday, May 9, 2011

New White Paper: Preparing for Final Cut Pro X

For years, people asked questions about how to build Final Cut Pro systems:

• What kind of Mac should I edit with?
• Do I need a tower?
• How much RAM should I buy?
• What kind of storage space do I need?
• What graphics card should I get?

Download Silverado's latest white paper "Preparing for Final Cut Pro X" and learn about the latest technologies that will allow Final Cut Pro X to perform like no other previous editing package. These topics include OpenCL, 64-bit RAM utilization, and Grand Central Dispatch.

"Preparing for Final Cut Pro X" is an 18-page PDF download. You can get it here:

New White Paper: Preparing for Final Cut Pro X [LINK]