With the blazing speed of PCI Express, the HDX-SDI video interface turns your
Mac or PC desktop or laptop computer into a powerful HD/SD video production
workstation equipped with all the I/O you need.
Connect any source, from SD camcorders to today’s latest professional HD
cameras, then log and capture HD or SD clips directly into your video editing
For the best-possible image quality, capture uncompressed video via HD-SDI or
HDMI with 4:2:2 10-bit color depth and full-raster 1920x1080 HD resolution. Many
cameras feed their uncompressed SDI, HDMI or component output directly from the
camera’s optics and imager, before compression, for absolutely pristine picture
quality during capture with the HDX-SDI.
If you prefer to edit more conveniently at a lower data rate, use Apple
ProRes, ProRes HQ, Avid DHxHD, or the codec of your choice in Avid Media
Composer 6.5, Apple Final Cut Pro, or Adobe Premiere Pro. Because the HDX-SDI
delivers 10-bit uncompressed video to the computer, you are not limited to a
particular codec and are instead free to go with the host-based workflow of your
choice, including many popular file-based formats now supported by today’s video