Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle

  • Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle
  • Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle
  • Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle



The Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle is a 10-bit HD/SD video capture/playback device that supports USB 3.0, and allows you to capture 10-bit HDMI or analog video directly from a camera onto your computer for professional editing or mere playback. With a neat, compact design, the Intensity Shuttle is very portable and easy to set up. As the input and output connections are on different sides, you can simply plug the unit in line with your existing cable setup.



Product Highlights

  • 10-bit HD/SD Capture/Playback
  • USB 3.0 Support
  • 10-bit HDMI Video Direct Capture
  • Separate Sides for Inputs & Outputs
  • Support for Multiple Video Standards
  • No Compression Required
  • No Separate Power Source Required
  • Compatible with Multiple Applications

Blackmagic Design Intensity Shuttle, the world's first 10 bit HD/SD editing solution for USB 3.0 Windows computers. Simply plug in Intensity Shuttle and get access to incredible quality 10 bit HDMI, analog component, composite and s-video capture and playback. Intensity Shuttle's innovative design is compact and portable, plus you can plug inline with your cables because input connections are on one side and output connections on the other! Intensity Shuttle powers from the USB 3.0 connection so you don't need cumbersome power supplies. Intensity Shuttle comes ready with advanced video technology such as HDMI 1.3 and 1080p electronics, so it will grow as faster high performance USB 3.0 computers are released in the future!


Digital Video Input

            1 x HDMI input.

Digital Video Output

            1 x HDMI output.

Supported HDMI formats

            525 NTSC, 625 PAL, 720HD and 1080HD switchable.

HDMI Audio Input

            8 Channels.

HDMI Audio Output

            8 Channels.

Analog Video Input

            Independent connections for component and composite and s-video.

Analog Video Output

            Independent connections for component and composite and s-video.

Analog Audio Input

            2 Channel RCA HiFi audio in 24 bit.

Analog Audio Output

            Analog Audio Output

SPDIF Audio Output


Dual Rate support

            HDMI and Analog Component switches between high definition and standard definition.

Sync Input


Device Control

            None. FireWire may be used for controlling some cameras.

Computer Interface

            USB 3.0

HD Format Support

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

SD Format Support

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

HDMI Video Sampling


HDMI Color Precision


HDMI Color Space

            YUV 4:2:2

HDMI Audio Sampling

            Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24 bit.

Copy Protection

            For legal reasons HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.

Colorspace Conversion

            Hardware based real time.

HD Down Conversion

            Real time 1080HD and 720HD to standard definition during video playback. Selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9 and center cut 4:3.

HD Up Conversion

            Real time standard definition to 1080HD and 720HD during video capture.

Real Time Effects

            Adobe Premiere Pro internal effects in DV, DVCPRO HD, MJPEG and uncompressed edit formats.

Firmware Upgrade

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


            Installation: USB 3.0. Requires x58 based computer or better with a USB 3.0 connection. Does not support USB 2.0 capture and playback. Please check the Blackmagic Design website for system compatibility information.

Operating System Compatibility

            Compatible with Microsoft Windows.

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