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Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle Thunderbolt 2 with Thunderbolt 2 Cable



Uncompressed Data Transfer

Up/Down Resolution Conversion

HDMI Monitoring for Color Correction

Bidirectional Thunderbolt Data Transfer

UPC: 9338716001587

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Blackmagic Design BINTSSHU/THBOLT Overview

The Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle with Thunderbolt lets you accomplish one or more of four tasks -- grab footage out of a camera, pass it to a computer, adjust resolution up or down along the way, and, at the same time, or at anytime, connect to a top-quality HDMI monitor and perform color-correction in the best available resolution. 

Video gets captured uncompressed, meaning its bits and pieces are let out of their cage -- out of the algorithm that packed them tight onto the camera's memory card -- and are shuttled through to a computer without any further loss, whereas without capacity for uncompressed transfer, not many alternatives can substitute sufficiently. 

The transfer from the camera to the Shuttle is done through an HDMI cable, and from the Shuttle to the computer can also be by HDMI, but available on the Shuttle is a Thunderbolt port, which is an advanced data-transfer technology that with a 10Gbps capacity is extremely fast. Thunderbolt is also bidirectional and can thus serve as an input and an output. The receiving computer -- or storage device -- must also be equipped with Thunderbolt. Macs were the first of any devices to be equipped, and all Macs are equipped. 

Data does not stay in the Shuttle before moving on to the computer. The Shuttle serves as a pass-through only; and at the data's passing through, resolution can be adjusted to arrive in the computer higher or lower. SD can become HD and vice-versa, so that if you have footage from different cameras shot in different resolutions, you can match them up to look the same. 

The Shuttle is a capture-and-playback device, more often referred to as an I/O device for its inputs and outputs. Aside from the HDMI and Thunderbolt connections already mentioned, the Shuttle also has analog video ins and outs, as well as HDMI and RCA audio ins and outs. 

The Shuttle is portable, allows many conveniences in transferring footage, affords quality transfers, and delivers video to computers in codecs most recognized by popular editing systems.

Transfer and Monitor and Convert Footage

  • Transfer uncompressed from a camera to a computer

  • Match up resolutions by converting SD to HD and vice-versa

  • Connect to a top-quality HDMI monitor and perform color-correction

Inputs and Outputs

  • Bidirectional 10Gbps Thunderbolt video and audio

  • HDMI, S-Video, component and composite video ins/outs

  • 2 channel 24 bit RCA, and 8 channel HDMI audio ins and outs

Media Express Software Included

  • A complete solution for capture and playback 

  • Create playlists, organize clip bins and add metadata

  • Work in QuickTime, AVI, DPX, ProRes, DVCPRO and MJPEG 

Additional Features

  • DVD/Blu-Ray authoring and web streaming via compatible software

  • Connect to video game consoles and capture and record your gaming

Blackmagic Design BINTSSHU/THBOLT Specs

Video s

(1) HDMI 
(1) Component 
(1) Composite 
(1) S-video

Video Outputs

(1) HDMI 
(1) Component 
(1) Composite 
(1) S-video

Analog Audio s

2 Channel RCA HiFi audio in 24 bit

Analog Audio Output

2 Channel RCA HiFi audio in 24 bit

HDMI Audio

8 Channels

HDMI Audio Output

8 Channels

Computer Interface


Resolutions Supported

1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60, 1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 720p50, 720p59.94 and 720p60 

625i/50, 625p PAL and 525i/59.94, 525p NTSC, 480p


HDMI Video: 4:2:2 
HDMI Audio: Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit
HDMI Color Precision: 4:2:2 
HDMI Color Space: YUV 4:2:2

Copy Protection

For legal reasons HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources


Colorspace Conversion: Hardware based, real time 
HD Down Conversion: Software based down conversion during video playback 
HD Up Conversion: Real time standard definition to 1080HD and 720HD during video capture


Real Time Effects: 
Avid Media Composer 6 internal effects in DNxHD, XDCAM and uncompressed 
Apple Final Cut Pro internal effects in DV, DVCPRO HD, ProRes and uncompressed on Intel Mac OS X 
Adobe Premiere Pro Mercury Playback Engine effects in DV, MJPEG, DVCPRO HD, DSLR, AVCHD, XDCAM, XDCAM HD and uncompressed

Firmware Upgrade

Firmware built into software driver. Loaded at system start, or via updater software


Requires Thunderbolt-equipped computer/storage device

Packaging Info

Package Weight

0.685 lb

Box Dimensions (LxWxH)

7.95 x 5.4 x 1.5"


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