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MOTU ADDS THUNDERBOLT™ TECHNOLOGY TO HDX-SDI VIDEO CAPTURE DEVICE
 
CES SHOW 2012 — Las Vegas Convention Center — Intel Corporation booth  #7253 — January 11, 2012. MOTU, Inc. introduced the HDX-SDI with  Thunderbolt™ technology, a professional video interface that turns a  Thunderbolt technology enabled Mac or PC into a powerful HD/SD video production workstation equipped with all the video and audio  I/O needed for professional capture and monitoring.
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With the plug-and-play ease offered by Thunderbolt Technology  connectivity, users can connect any video source to their computer via  the HDX-SDI, from SD camcorders to today’s latest HD cameras, then log  and capture clips directly into their video editing software, including Final Cut Pro, Media Composer 6, and Premiere Pro. The HDX-SDI  supports all standard SD and HD video formats up to and including  1080p30 (720p, 1080i, 1080p & 1080PsF).
 
For the best-possible image quality, users can capture uncompressed  pixel-for-pixel HD video input via HD-SDI or HDMI with 4:2:2 10-bit  color depth and full-raster 1920 x 1080 resolution. For  compressed workflows, users can choose ProRes, ProRes HQ, Avid DNxHD, or the codec of their choice.
 
Advanced features include ASC CDL color grading, RS-422 (SONY 9-pin)  machine control, bi-level and tri-level video ref sync, time code in/out  with front-panel time code display, 16 channels of simultaneous  audio input and output, multi-stem 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound capturing/monitoring, 8-channel analog audio I/O on quarter-inch TRS  connectors, 8-channel AES/EBU digital audio I/O, 8-channel SDI and HDMI  audio with embedding/de-embedding, and more. Time code support includes  LTC, VITC (SD analog), D-VITC (SD-SDI) and embedded (SD/HD-SDI).
 
The HDX-SDI is housed in a rugged, one rack-space cast metal enclosure with removable brackets for convenient desktop operation.
 
The HDX-SDI with Thunderbolt technology will ship Spring, 2012. Price is TBA.

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