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Avid Artist | DNxIO
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Product Details

Overview
Avid Artist | DNxIO is a powerful, professional video I/O interface designed to simplify and accelerate your entire HD, Ultra HD, 2K, and 4K workflow. Available as standalone hardware or bundled with industry-standard Media Composer software, Artist | DNxIO enables you to capture, monitor, and output media quickly—in the highest quality possible. And because the interface, which includes hardware by Blackmagic Design, is designed to be open and flexible, you can use it with Avid and other creative tools too.
Capture and play back stunning high-resolution video
Create and deliver rich, detailed media in the highest quality imaginable, from first ingest to final output. Artist | DNxIO features advanced 6G-SDI, 12G-SDI, and HDMI 2.0 connections that enable you to work with HD, 2K, 4K, and other super high-resolution material—at up to 60 fps and 12-bit color—in 2D or stereoscopic 3D. And because it comes jam-packed with...
Included in box
  • Artist | DNxIO video hardware interface
  • Two power cables (for redundant connections)
  • Fusion Connect plug-in for Media Composer

About the Avid Artist DNxIO

Avid Artist | DNxIO is a powerful, professional video I/O interface designed to simplify and accelerate your entire HD, Ultra HD, 2K, and 4K workflow. Available as standalone hardware or bundled with industry-standard Media Composer software, Artist | DNxIO enables you to capture, monitor, and output media quickly—in the highest quality possible. And because the interface, which includes hardware by Blackmagic Design, is designed to be open and flexible, you can use it with Avid and other creative tools too.

Capture and play back stunning high-resolution video
Create and deliver rich, detailed media in the highest quality imaginable, from first ingest to final output. Artist | DNxIO features advanced 6G-SDI, 12G-SDI, and HDMI 2.0 connections that enable you to work with HD, 2K, 4K, and other super high-resolution material—at up to 60 fps and 12-bit color—in 2D or stereoscopic 3D. And because it comes jam-packed with a wide array of analog and digital connections, it can be used with just about every camera, deck, display, and device you have or want.

Create with your favorite video and audio tools
With support for an ever-growing list of Avid and third-party media tools, Artist | DNxIO is an easy and ideal fit for any production environment. Capture and edit footage with Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, and other video editing software. Use After Effects, Photoshop, Fusion, and other software to get the looks you want. And couple it with Pro Tools and other popular DAWs to work on your audio.

Accelerate creative editorial with Media Composer
Bundle DNxIO with Media Composer and you gain the advantages of having the most trusted and proven editorial tool in the industry at your fingertips. Edit 2K, 4K, and other high-res media natively. Work in any resolution with Avid Resolution Independence. Experience real-time high-res editing with Avid DNxHR. Directly edit a wide range of file-based media without transcoding. And because you can automate time-consuming tasks in the background, you’ll have more time to focus on telling your best story possible.

Work faster and more easily
More than just an in and out device, DNxIO offers additional benefits to speed and ease your workflow. Edit massive 4K files more easily by using the built-in hardware encoder to capture to Avid DNxHR, coming soon as a future no-cost software upgrade*. Quickly convert media and color spaces with onboard hardware processing. Connect a mic to the front panel for convenient audio punch-in workflows. Monitor media ingest and output on the built-in LCD screen. Select inputs with a press of a button. And with Thunderbolt 2 technology, you get blazingly fast computer connection speeds, delivering the lowest possible latency and greatest time sync accuracy (includes PCIe too).

Software Compatibility:

  • Avid Media Composer
  • Avid Media Composer | NewsCutter Option
  • Avid Media Composer | Symphony Option
  • Avid Pro Tools
  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Adobe Premiere Pro CC
  • Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve
  • Blackmagic Design Fusion

System Requirements:

  • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
  • Windows 7, Windows 8

 

Update 01/07/16:

This software update adds support for more DNxHR profiles and audio punch-in for Avid Artist DNxIO. The update also adds output conversions for analog connections, improved genlock offset and fixes intermittent PCIe detection issue on some older PCs for both UltraStudio 4K Extreme and Artist DNxIO. This software update also fixes an issue when recording to tape from DaVinci Resolve for all Desktop Video products.

DOWNLOAD HERE: https://www.blackmagicdesign.com/support/family/capture-and-playback

Video Formats:
SD—PAL (625, 50i, 576p), NTSC (525, 59.94i, 480p)
HD—720p (50, 59.94, 60), 1080i (50, 59.94, 60),
1080PsF (23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30),
1080p (23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 60)
High-Res—2K (23.98PsF, 24PsF, 25PsF, 23.976p, 24p, 25p, 47.96p, 48p),
4K (23.976p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p, 50p, 60p),
Ultra HD (23.976p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p, 47.952p, 48p, 50p, 59.94p, 60p)
Audio Sample Rate: 24-bit, 48 kHz (television standard)
Supported Colour Spaces: YUV 4:2:2, RGB 444, REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020, P3; 12-bit (SDI)
or 10-bit (HDMI) color precision with 3D LUT support
Video connections:
SDI video input: Two 12 Gb/s and two 6 Gb/s connectors (SD/HD/2K/4K)—SDI A and B operate at 12 Gb/s;
SDI C and D will accept 1.5 Gb/s and 3 Gb/s as part of one signal (“quad link”);
supports single, dual, and quad link inputs (4:2:2 / 4:4:4); 2D/3D switchable
SDI Video Output: Two 12 Gb/s and two 6 Gb/s connectors (SD/HD/2K/4K)—When using 12 Gb/s on SDI A or
dual link 6 Gb/s on SDI A and B, SDI C and D will output downconverted 3Gb/s;
when using 6 Gb/s on SDI A, SDI C and D will output 6Gb/s; supports single,
dual and quad link outputs (4:2:2 / 4:4:4); 2D/3D switchable
Analog input: One Component YUV via three BNC connectors (SD—YCbCr; HD—
YCbCr/RGB); one composite NTSC/PAL via one BNC connector (SD)
Analog output: One Component YUV via three BNC connectors (SD—YCbCr; HD—
YCbCr/RGB); one composite NTSC/PAL via one BNC connector (SD)
Digital I/O: Two 12 Gb/s optical fiber I/O (modules not included)
HDMI I/O
HDMI 2.0 type A connectors
Audio connections:
Analog input: Four channels of professional balanced analog audio input via XLR;
two-channel RCA input; one front-panel mic input via XLR with 48V phantom power
Analog output: Four channels of professional balanced analog audio output
via XLR; stereo headphone output with volume control
Digital I/O: Two channels of unbalanced AES/EBU I/O, with sample rate conversion,
via BNC connectors; eight channels of HDMI I/O embedded in SD, HD, UHD, 2K, and 4K
SDI I/O: 16 input and 16 output channels embedded in SD, HD, UHD, 2K, and 4K
Host connections:
Computer: One Thunderbolt 2 (cable sold separately), one PCI Express (card/cable sold separately)
Device control: Two Sony-compatible RS-422 deck control ports
Hardware scaling/processing:
Down conversion: Built-in, high-quality hardware down conversion—Ultra HD to 1080 HD,
or HD to SD on SDI B and SD on Component and NTSC/PAL; switch analog video to Component and choose HD or
SD output; selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9, and center cut 4:3 styles
Up conversion: Built-in, high-quality hardware up conversion—SD to 720 HD or 1080 HD on playback;
selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 pillarbox, and 16:9 zoom; HD outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI, and component analog
Cross conversion: Built-in, high-quality hardware cross conversion—720p to
1080i and 1080i to 720p on playback
Other hardware conversion: Colourspace conversion
Real-time keyer: Alpha channel over video or matte, or frame buffer over incoming video or matte
3D processing: Frame-compatible/frame packed
Codec support: H.265 encoding; Avid DNxHR encoding coming soon in a future no-cost software upgrade*
Additional features:
Clock source (selectable/detectable): Genlock/Reference Clock (BBG or Tri-level),
Genlock/Reference Clock output/pass-through (BBG or Tri-level), SDI (SD and HD), AES/EBU, HDMI
Timecode I/O: One XLR Timecode input, one XLR Timecode output
Ancillary data support: SDI VITC reader, RP188, NTSC closed captioning, HD-
SDI closed captioning, pass-through all (HD, 4K)
Additional specifications:
Power supply: Two built-in international AC power supplies with IEC C14 inlet (120–240V, 50–60 Hz)
Operating temperature: 32°–104° F (5°–40° C)
Storage temperature: -4°–113° F (-20°–45° C)
Relative humidity: 0–90% non-condensing
Dimensions (Width): With rack ears: 19 inches (482 mm); without rack ears: 16.5 inches (420 mm)
Dimensions (H x D): 3.5 (2RU) x 9.5 inches (88.4 x 242 mm)
Weight: 8.6 lbs (3.9 kg)
Capture and play back stunning high-resolution video
Create and deliver rich, detailed media in the highest quality imaginable, from first ingest to final output. Artist | DNxIO features advanced 6G-SDI, 12G-SDI, and HDMI 2.0 connections that enable you to work with HD, 2K, 4K, and other super high-resolution material—at up to 60 fps and 12-bit color—in 2D or stereoscopic 3D. And because it comes jam-packed with a wide array of analog and digital connections, it can be used with just about every camera, deck, display, and device you have or want.
Create with your favorite video and audio tools
With support for an ever-growing list of Avid and third-party media tools, Artist | DNxIO is an easy and ideal fit for any production environment. Capture and edit footage with Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, and other video editing software. Use After Effects, Photoshop, Fusion, and other software to get the looks you want. And couple it with Pro Tools and other popular DAWs to work on your audio.

Accelerate creative editorial with Media Composer
Bundle DNxIO with Media Composer and you gain the advantages of having the most trusted and proven editorial tool in the industry at your fingertips. Edit 2K, 4K, and other high-res media natively. Work in any resolution with Avid Resolution Independence. Experience real-time high-res editing with Avid DNxHR. Directly edit a wide range of file-based media without transcoding. And because you can automate time-consuming tasks in the background, you’ll have more time to focus on telling your best story possible.

Work faster and more easily
More than just an in and out device, DNxIO offers additional benefits to speed and ease your workflow. Edit massive 4K files more easily by using the built-in hardware encoder to capture to Avid DNxHR, coming soon as a future no-cost software upgrade*. Quickly convert media and color spaces with onboard hardware processing. Connect a mic to the front panel for convenient audio punch-in workflows. Monitor media ingest and output on the built-in LCD screen. Select inputs with a press of a button. And with Thunderbolt 2 technology, you get blazingly fast computer connection speeds, delivering the lowest possible latency and greatest time sync accuracy (includes PCIe too).
  • Capture and play back a wide range of video formats—including SD, HD, Ultra HD, 2K, and 4K—at up to 60 frames per second
  • Edit faster and more efficiently with onboard hardware processing, which provides real-time or accelerated media encoding, decoding, color conversion, up conversion, down conversion, and cross conversion
  • Work with your favorite creative tools, including Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, and Premiere Pro
  • Easily integrate with your existing gear through a host of connections, including:
  • Video inputs and outputs
  • Four SDI I/O—two 12 Gb/s and two 6 Gb/s speeds supporting single, dual, and quad link input and output
  • Two 12 Gb/s optical I/O (modules not included)
  • HDMI 2.0 I/O
  • Analog video I/O—component and composite
  • Audio inputs and outputs:
  • Balanced analog audio—4 XLR inputs, 4 XLR outputs
  • AES/EBU—2 channels in, 2 channels out
  • Stereo RCA input for consumer audio devices
  • XLR mic input with 48V phantom power on front panel with level control (for convenient audio punch-in workflows with Media Composer)
  • Stereo headphone output with level control
  • Monitor media ingest and output conveniently using the front-panel HD LCD display
  • Select video, audio, and timecode inputs, or control decks, using front panel controls
  • Ensure media is in sync with dual timecode I/O
  • Connect to a variety of computers using Thunderbolt 2 or PCIe connections
  • Remotely control up to two external devices
  • Get reliable operation—and peace of mind—with redundant power supplies
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