The Matrox MXO2 External Video I/O with Compress-HD from B&H is a bundled package that combines two complementary Matrox products at a special price point. Take advantage of this special kit price and combine the advantages of a multi-format I/O device with an advanced video card.
The MXO2 External Video I/O is an external video I/O device that interfaces with your PC or Mac computer. The MXO2 supports broadcast-quality video input and output. The easily portable device ships with both a PCI Express x1 host card for a desktop and an ExpressCard/34 host card for a laptop.
The device features a plethora of I/O connections, including HD/SD-SDI, HD/SD analog component, Y/C, composite, and HDMI. It also features Genlock capability for broadcast environments. It works with popular editing software, including Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro, and can capture video using any codec supported by the host software.
The Compress-HD supports real-time H.264 encoding of resolutions ranging from iPod to HD. It features a dedicated hardware processor to accelerate the creation of H.264 files for Blu-ray, the Web, and mobile devices.
Special hardware acceleration is designed to provide superior speed without taxing system resources. This card can be integrated with professional applications such as Apple Compressor on the Mac and Adobe Media Encoder on the PC. A direct export feature provides higher quality H.264 Blu-Ray compliant files from Compressor.
Note: For more detailed descriptions of the items included in this package, click on the links in the "Items Included" section to the right to visit the pages of individual products.
Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 support for Mac OSX to be available in early November 2010.