Grass Valley's STORM 3G Elite Breakout Box with EDIUS Pro 6.5 NLE System consists of a breakout box with a PCIe 4X I/F card for desktop connection (4X mode: up to 1080p50/60) as well as an ExpressCard/34 (1X mode: up to 1080i) for laptop connection. It ships with a full version of EDIUS Pro 6.5.
Grass Valley's EDIUS Pro 6.5 nonlinear editing system is designed to meet the requirements of broadcast and studio production environments, as well as independent editors who require high quality, ease of use, and fast finishing. EDIUS Pro 6.5 features real-time editing and conversion for all popular video formats, a color correction tool that supports 10-bit color depth, 2K/4K support, a free shape mask filter and 16-camera multicam editing.
STORM 3G Elite is among the most complete signal interface solutions available today. Video interfaces include dual 3G SDI, which can be used as either one 3G SDI signal or one pair of high definition and standard definition signal outputs. Other video interfaces include HDMI input/output; as well as composite and component analog video input/output.
For audio, STORM 3G Elite has four pairs of AES/EBU interfaces; four pairs of balanced XLRs; and a stereo pair with balanced and unbalanced audio monitor out. A switchable line/mic is also available for a dedicated voice-over input.
STORM 3G Elite also features control/sync. Two RS-422 interfaces control a VTR as master or slave. Linear timecode input/output; reference in/through/out; and a locking power connector round out the rest of the interfaces.
STORM 3G Elite Features
HD/SD-SDI input and output with embedded audio and timecode
HDMI input and output for full-resolution, real-time monitoring
Embedded HDMI audio input and output for high-quality audio monitoring
Video and audio output stays in sync with editing windows for accurate editing and trimming
Reference input supports bi-level or tri-level sync
RS-422 master and slave machine-control support
Compatible with Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
EDIUS Pro 6.5 Features
Real-time editing and conversions for different formats and frame rates
Real-time effects, keyers, transitions, and titles
Fast, flexible user interface, including unlimited video, audio, title, and graphics tracks
Native EOS Movie, REDCODE RAW and most popular video formats
Support for 4K and 2K resolution
Multicamera editing of up to 16 different sources simultaneously
Color correction tool supports 10-bit color depth
Export Sequences with Alpha Channel
QuickTime for Export to Win or Mac
Edit in Stereoscopic 3D
Filmstrip View in Timeline
Proxy mode workflow by switching timeline between proxy/hi-res mode
Nested timeline sequences
Direct to Blu-ray Disc and DVD timeline export
Export in AVCHD format to a media card
Windows 7 support (32-bit/64-bit) (Windows XP/Vista not supported)
In the Box
Grass Valley STORM 3G Elite Breakout Box with EDIUS Pro 6.5 NLE System
Any Intel Core 2 or Core iX CPU. Intel or AMD single core CPU with a 3 GHz processor speed or faster (multiple CPUs and/or multi-core CPUs are recommended). SSE2 and SSE3 instruction set supported.
1 GB RAM (4 GB or more recommended)
Hard Disk Space
6 GB of hard disk space is required for installation Drive with ATA100/7,200 RPM or faster is necessary for video storage Available HDD disc space should be twice the size of the file to be edited RAID-0 is recommended for HD resolution editing
A graphics card supporting the following three is required: Higher resolution than 1024 x 768 (32-bit) Direct3D 9.0c or later and PixelShader Model 3.0 or later
For HD editing: 512 MB or larger required, 1 GB or larger recommended For SD editing: 256 MB or larger required, 512 MB or larger recommended
A sound card with WDM driver support is required
Required for software installation Blu-ray Disc writer, DVD-R/RW or DVD+R/RW drive is required when creating Blu-ray Discs or DVDs