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Our editing suites include:
Avid Media Composer HD
Film and video editing software, accelerated effects processing, and 10-bit HD-SDI I/O

Media Composer with Avid DNxcel: industry-leading Media Composer film and video editing software, Avid hardware, and HD-SDI I/O, plus all the creative tools and multi-format editing support that have made Media Composer the best editor on the planet.

Boost your HD power with Avid DNxcel
Avid hardware with the Avid DNxcel board delivers real-time 10-bit HD-SDI I/O to and from HDCAM, DVCPRO HD, and D5 decks and cameras. Edit multi-stream HD with real-time effects, save time with real-time SD down convert, and output HD and SD simultaneously. Featuring uncompressed PAL, serial deck control and 1394 deck control and longitudinal Time Code (LTC).

Experience peace of mind with one-stop setup and support
Software and hardware integrated into a single turnkey system provides guaranteed performance, built-in scalability, and investment protection.

Avid DNxHD encoding
Maintain mastering-quality image quality regardless of source: shoot in high-efficiency DVCPRO HD and HDV and apply effects, dissolves, titles, and composites using 10- or 8-bit Avid DNxHD encoding. Edit and preview HD in real time and take advantage of your existing storage and networking infrastructure to implement a profitable HD workflow.
Avid DNxcel Board Capture and output via HD SDI 292 I/O, DVI and component HD out with HD tri-level sync Support for 1080i at 59.94, 50 fps; 1080p at 25, 24, 23.976 fps; 720p at 59.94, 23.976 and 50 fps. Avid DNxHD encoding (10-bit and 8-bit 4:2:2) maintains full resolution (no sub-sampling), raster mode, frame rate, and aspect ratio.


HD-SDI, SD-SDI, Component YPbPr, S-Video, DV with real-time analog-to-DV and DV-to-analog conversion.

48 kHz, 44.1 kHz, and 32 kHz (hardware supports up to 96 kHz),16 or 24-bit resolution, 8 channels S/PDIF, 4 channels AES/EBU, 4 channels RCA, 4 channels XLR , real-time audio sample rate conversion, in addition to support for Digidesign AudioSuite plug-ins and real-time multiband EQ Embedded audio over SD and HD SDI.

Final Cut PRO 7

Appleā€™s professional digital video editor delivers High-Performance digital nonlinear editing. You can edit footage in a wide of formats, from uncompressed SD To HDV,DVC PRO HD, as well as ingest file-based formats such as Panasonic P2, Sony XDCAM HD, AVC HD and AVC-intra.


Decklink HD Extreme
Highest quality SD/HD/2K 4:4:4 Video card with SDI,HDMI & Analog

Decklink studio switchable audio output
4 analog and 2 AES/EBU Audio channels

Decklink video and audio input connections:
  • SDI VIDEO and SDI Audio, AES/EBU audio , Analogue XLR audio
  • Y,R-Y,B-Y Video
  • HDMI video and HDMI audio
Decklink can be used to down convert high definition to NTSC or PAL video in real time during capture.

OUTPUT processing:
  • HD To SD/HD Letterbox 16:9
  • HD To SD/HD Anamorphic 16:9
  • 720 HD TO 1080i HD
  • HD TO HD/SD centre cut 4:3
Input Processing:
  • 1080i HD to SD letterbox/Anamorphic 16:9
  • 720p HD TO SD Letterbox/Anamorphic 16:9
  • SD Letterbox/Anamorphic 16:9 to HD
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