The MXO2 Mini (Thunderbolt) from Matrox is a device that combines the functionality of an HDMI & Analog I/O card in the form factor of a miniature breakout box. It will capture, convert, and play multiple video formats, via its HDMI, composite, component, analog audio, and S-Video inputs & outputs. And of course, this MXO2 includes a Thunderbolt adapter, which supplies the blazing-fast connection to a computer for a data transfer rate of up to 10 Gb/s.
This device's small footprint makes it easy to transport. You also benefit from a wide variety of HD and SD workflows with Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro thanks to Matrox MXO2's 10-bit hardware up/down/cross-conversion scaling engine and support for a wide variety of file-based formats and industry-standard codecs. Moreover, its color-calibration tool can be used to turn your HDMI monitor into a professional-grade video monitor, so you can monitor your work in Avid Media Composer or NewsCutter, for instance.
Note: Requires a Thunderbolt cable.
Enjoy broadcast-quality HD/SD video and audio input/output. Capture & play back high-definition video via HDMI and analog component. Capture & play back NTSC and PAL via analog component, S-Video, and composite. Output HD and SD video simultaneously, and input & output
stereo RCA audio and up to 8 channels of HDMI audio
This model is designed for use Thunderbolt-enabled Macs
It features a small footprint and is easy to connect to cameras and monitors
Capture and play back high-definition video in multiple formats
Turn your HDMI screen into a professional-grade video monitor with color-calibration tools
A 10-bit hardware-based scaling engine allows for real-time up-, down-, and cross-conversion upon capture and playback
This unit supports 5.1 and 7.1 surround-sound monitoring on the HDMI output
Edit AVCHD footage by capturing into an edit-friendly compressed or uncompressed format, or capture live video directly from your AVCHD camera's HDMI output, bypassing the compression entirely
It is compatible with your applications such as Apple Final Cut Pro & Color, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects & Photoshop, among others
Hardware acceleration of Final Cut Pro Dynamic RT segments, HDV, and DVCPRO HD
10-bit HDMI input, output and monitoring with the unique Matrox HDMI Calibration Utility
Matrox Vetura standalone application for convenient playback of your H.264 and .mov files
(2) RCA (unbalanced)
(1) HDMI embedded up to 8 channels
Mac systems with a Thunderbolt port
Mac OS X 10.6 or later
One free Thunderbolt port (Thunderbolt devices can be daisy-chained; this is an endpoint device)
If using MXO2 Mini with Final Cut Studio 2, 2 GB physical memory (RAM) when working with compressed HD and uncompressed SD sources, or 4 GB physical memory (RAM) when working with uncompressed HD sources
HDMI monitor that supports 1920 x 1080 and "dot-by-dot" mode is recommended for 1:1 pixel mapping
MXO2 Mini box only: 6.5 x 4.6 x 1.5" (166 x 110 x 40mm)