MOTU V4HD FireWire Video Interface

MOTU V4HD FireWire Video Interface

MOTU V4HD FireWire Video Interface

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MOTU V4HD FireWire Video Interface

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  • 1Description
The Motu V4HD is a comprehensive plug-and-play I/O package engineered to provide video professionals with the ultimate in conversion and playback. As the V3HD was anchored by the popular and ever-growing DVCPRO HD codec, the V4HD takes the system to the next level by featuring full-raster ProRes 422 support for Apple Final Studio 2.

The V4HD supports an efficient and supported workflow path that will never overtax your system's resources, sparing your computer from the excessive overhead commonly associated with uncompressed HD video.

Whether you are using a desktop or a laptop, the V4HD is an all-in-one solution unmatched by the competition. Featuring simultaneous output support for such standards as HDMI, HD/SD-SDI, HD/SD Component, and more. Lets users monitor footage over virtually any delivery path.
Cross-Platform Compatability
The deck can be used on both operating systems, taking advantage of either Apple's Final Cut Pro or Adobe's Premiere Pro. No matter what computer is used, the V4HD has it covered.
DVCPRO HD Capture and Playback
Capturing and playing back high definition footage is made easy by using Panasonic's industry-standard DVCPRO HD. The codec provides a streamlined, deliverable high definition editing and finishing format widely used in the industry. Importing both 720 and 1080 couldn't be easier. Real-time up and down conversion makes it easy to view all output formats.
ProRes 422 Support for Final Cut Studio 2
The V4HD supports Apple's high quality ProRes, establishing a concrete solution for editing with Final Cut Pro. ProRes preserves original image quality without the large overhead of sprawling files.
Simultaneous Operation
The V4HD allows users to view multiple outputs simultaneously. This can be very useful in a variety of finishing applications, while making it easier for editors to monitor their footage whether it's standard or high definition.
Automatic Pulldown Removal
Both 2:3 and 2:3:3:2 pulldown insertion removal allows 24fps footage to be viewed without interlacing issues. All of this can be maintained over a bevy of output options.
Top-Notch Audio Compatiability
Known for their high quality sound devices, Motu carries over their extensive knowledge in this field to the V4HD. The result is high quality audio over 8-channels with the flexability of optical, digital or analog.
In the Box
MOTU V4HD FireWire Video Interface
  • FireWire-400 Cable
  • 2-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Type FireWire Playback/Capture Device
    Compatible with Mac: Apple Final Cut Pro 5.1 or Higher
    PC: Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 of Higher(PC)
    Video System NTSC, NTSCJ, PAL, HDTV
    Video Formats Uncompressed SD

    480p23.976, 480i29.97 and 576i25

    DVCPROHD (100) 720p
    720p23.976, 720p24, 720p25, 720p29.97, 720p30, 720p50, 720p 59.94, 720p60

    1080p23.976, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080PsF23.976, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080i25, 1080i29.97, 1080i30

    ProRes 422 (for Apple Final Cut Studio 2 Only)

    1080i50: 1440 x 1080
    1080i60: 1280 x 1080

    Audio Formats 8-Channel Analog
    8-Channel AES/EBU
    8-Channel HD/SD-SDI Embedded
    8-Channel HDMI Embedded
    8-Channel Optical
    Host Connection FireWire, FireWire B (FireWire-800)
    Input and Output Connectors SD Component: BNC (x1 Input, x1 Output)
    HD Component: BNC (x1 Input, x1 Output)
    SD-SDI: BNC (x1 Input, x2 Output)
    HD-SDI: BNC (x1 Input, x2 Output)
    HDMI (x1 Output)
    S-Video: 4-Pin Mini DIN (x1 Input, x1 Output)
    Composite: RCA (x1 Input, x1 Output)
    Optical Audio: XLR (4x Input, 4x Output, 8-Channels when using Breakout Cable)
    AES/EBU Audio: XLR (4x Input, 4x Output, 8-Channels when using Breakout Cable)
    Analog Audio: XLR (4x Input, 4x Output, 8-Channels when using Breakout Cable)
    FireWire-400: FireWire A, 6-Pin (x1)
    FireWire-800: FireWire B (x2)
    Video Ref: BNC
    USB: USB Type-B (For Firmware Updating Only)
    Headphone: 1/4" Stereo
    Real-Time Output Yes
    Real-Time Layers None
    Hardware Real-Time Effects HD to SD down Convert
    SD to HD up Convert
    Pull-down Insertion or Removal
    WYSIWYG Support None
    Agency Certifications None
    System Requirements FireWire Connection using Mac OS X, Windows XP or Windows Vista Operating Systems
    Mac: Final Cut Pro 5.x or Higher
    PC: Adobe Premiere Pro 6.x or Higher
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 2RU
    Weight 7 lbs (3.1kg)
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 23.5 x 14.2 x 6.6"

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