The Grass Valley ADVC55 Compact Analog / Digital Converter is a compact analog to digital video converter. It accepts composite, Y/C video and unbalanced stereo audio, converting to IEEE-1394 digital audio and video. No drivers are required to be installed and the only power supply required is the included 6-pin FireWire cable.
Note: A video-capture card or OHCI FireWire (IEEE 1394) connection is required to capture DV.
Composite Video: NTSC or PAL, on an RCA connector
Y/C (S-Video): NTSC or PAL, on a 4-Pin connector
Unbalanced Stereo Audio: On two RCA connectors
|Output||IEEE-1394 (FireWire): Digital Audio and Video, 100 Mbps, on a 6-Pin connector|
|Conversion||Composite video, Y/C video, unbalanced stereo audio to IEEE-1394 Digital Audio and Video|
IEEE-1394 Bus Powered (from 6-Pin devices)
5 VDC from Optional Power Adapter
|Dimensions (WxDxH)||Not Specified by Manufacturer|
|Weight||Not Specified by Manufacturer|
Input: Video Capture card or OHCI FireWire connection
Windows: Windows 2000 (Service Pack 3 or higher), Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional (Service Pack 1 or higher), Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Ultimate (Service Pack 1 or higher), Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate, DirectX 8.0 or higher
Mac: OS X (10.2.7/10.2.8/10.3/10.4.x/10.5/10.6)