This 27" iMac Mid-Level Turnkey Video Kit with Avid Media Composer 8 from B&H is a turnkey video editing workstation paired with the added storage and computer care to keep you working. The kit is centered around a 27" Apple iMac with 5K Retina Display and comes pre-installed with Avid Media Composer 8. This kit also features a 4TB external RAID storage with Thunderbolt 2, an AJA Io XT SD/HD/3G-SDI and HDMI capture/playback device, an Avid Media Composer optimized keyboard, a 6.6' Thunderbolt cable, and an AppleCare Protection Plan.
The Apple 27" iMac gives you the performance power needed to take advantage of the professional-grade, American Cinema Editors (ACE) certified, video editing tools offered by Avid Media Composer 8. Featuring a large 27" 5K (5120 x 2880) Retina display, the computer allows for easy viewing and interaction with Media Composer. With a fast 4.0 GHz Intel Core i7 quad-core processor, upgraded 16GB of RAM, and an AMD Radeon M290X graphics card with 2GB of dedicated GDDR5 memory, you get the speed and performance required to handle the demands of Full HD video editing, visual effects creation, and graphics-intensive tasks. The computer is equipped with a 256GB solid state drive and comes with a 4TB external RAID hard drive array consisting of four 1TB drives and provides additional storage, data safety, and fast transfer speeds via Thunderbolt 2 connection.
The kit features a Media Composer optimized keyboard that is color-coded for quick reference to keyboard shortcuts, which allows for more efficient editing. Capture footage directly to your system using the included AJA Io XT SD/HD/3G-SDI and HDMI capture/playback device with Thunderbolt outputs. This allows you to take advantage of real-time Media Composer effects.
An Apple Care Protection Plan extends warranty and phone support to provide reassurance in the event you have an issue with your machine. The kit also includes a 1-year B&H tech support plan.
This Kit Includes:
- Apple 27" iMac with Retina 5K Display (Late 2014)
- 2 x Crucial 4GB 204-Pin SO-DIMM DDR3 PC3-12800 Memory for Notebooks
- Avid Media Composer 8 (Activation Card)
- AJA Io XT Professional Capture & Playback Device with Thunderbolt
- Promise Technology P2M4HD4US 4TB Pegasus2 RAID Desktop Storage Enclosure
- LogicKeyboard Pro Line Avid Media Composer Apple Ultra-Thin Aluminum Keyboard
- Apple Apple Thunderbolt Cable - 6.6'
- Apple 2-Year AppleCare Protection Plan for iMac (Auto Enroll)
- B&H Photo Video Computer Software & Memory Installation with 1-Year Tech Support