At the heart of this kit is an Apple 27" iMac with a 3.4GHz Core i5 quad-core Haswell processer and 16GB of total RAM, following turnkey installation. It features a 1TB internal system drive, an integrated 27" LED-backlit IPS display with 2560 x 1440 resolution, and a 2GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 775M graphics card. For video and media storage included is a Promise Technology 8TB external RAID system. The RAID connects via Thunderbolt and can be configured in RAID0, RAID1, RAID6, or for a good balance of speed and redundancy, RAID5.
For playback and capture, the kit features the AJA Io XT with Thunderbolt. The Io XT can be use to ingest from and play out to a variety of sources, including decks, cameras, hard drive recorders, and live switchers. The Io XT will also allow you to connect this turnkey system to a broadcast color correction monitor. It features 3G-SDI, HDMI, and analogue connectors and can support video formats up to 1080p 10-bit at 60 fps with up to 4:4:4 chroma sub-sampling.
To improve the efficiency of the colorist's workflow, the kit features the LogicKeyboard Autodesk Smoke Advance Line Keyboard, an Apple-style ultra-thin aluminum keyboard with Autodesk Smoke keyboard shortcuts printed on the keys. Also featured is the Wacom Intuos Pro Professional Pen & Touch Tablet, a medium-sized touch panel and stylus combo designed to recreate the freehand feel of pen and paper.
This turnkey kit features installation and testing by B&H technicians before shipping and includes 1-year of tech support. For more information on the items featured in this kit please follow the links below.
This Kit Includes:
- Apple 27" iMac Desktop Computer (Late 2013)
- 2 x Crucial CT102464BF160B 8GB 204-pin SODIMM, DDR3 PC3-12800 Memory Module
- Autodesk Smoke for Mac 2013 Commercial New SLM (Download)
- AJA Io XT Professional Capture & Playback Device with Thunderbolt
- Promise Technology 8TB Pegasus2 R4 Thunderbolt 2 Raid Storage Array
- LogicKeyboard Autodesk SMOKE Advance Line Apple Ultra Thin Aluminum Keyboard
- Wacom Intuos Pro Professional Pen & Touch Tablet (Black, Medium)
- 2 x Apple Thunderbolt Cable (6.6')
- Apple AppleCare Protection Plan for iMac
- B&H Photo Video Computer Software & Memory Installation with 1-Year Tech Support