HD/SD FireWire video interface for Mac and Windows — provides HD and SD capture and playback for any current-generation FireWire equipped computer
Plug-and-play connectivity via FireWire 400 or 800 — connects to either a desktop tower or a portable laptop
Supports Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro
Captures and plays all standard HD and SD formats up to and including 1080p30 (720p, 1080i, 1080p and 1080PsF)
Full-raster Apple ProRes workflow — supports full-raster capture and playback (1920x1080 and 1280x720) in Apple's ProRes 422 HD codec in both standard and HQ modes. Work with ProRes clips pixel for pixel in full 10-bit 4:2:2 resolution.
Hardware-accelerated DVCPro capture/playback — provides hardware-accelerated capture and playback of industry standard DVCProHD/P2, DVCPro50 and DVCPro25 video streams to/from Final Cut Pro and Premiere Pro
Pristine HD quality and efficient editing — ProRes and DVCProHD formats provide 10-bit 4:2:2 broadcast quality color and CPU-efficient, intra-frame native editing
Captures and plays uncompressed SD — 8-bit or 10-bit NTSC or PAL
HDMI monitoring — connect a large-format HD plasma, reference LCD, consumer DLP or other flatscreen for flexible and affordable “pixel for pixel” HD monitoring
Broadcast quality hardware-based real time SD-to-HD up-convert — capture SD while working in HD; monitor HD when working in SD
Broadcast quality hardware-based real time HD-to-SD down-convert — capture HD while working in SD; monitor SD when working in HD
Hardware-accelerated 2:3 or 2:3:3:2 pull-down insertion and removal — go between film and NTSC rates in real time, with no rendering required
Comprehensive up/down conversion formatting — anamorphic, pillar box, letterbox, 14:9 pillarbox, 14:9 letterbox and full screen
Simultaneous HD/SD operation — connect multiple HD and SD sources and destinations simultaneously. Switch HD/SD sources on the fly while converting to multiple HD/SD destinations. All outputs are “hot”, regardless of source format.
Two rack space form factor with dedicated connectors — no cable swapping or gangly, inconvenient breakout cables
Stand-alone operation — converts and distributes selected input source to all supported output formats with SD-to-HD up-convert, HD-to-SD down-convert and pull-down insertion/removal
Field upgradable firmware via USB
International auto-switching internal power supply
Rack-mount or desktop operation — attach the included brackets for rack-mount installation or remove them for convenient, portable desktop operation.