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The HDX-SDI SDI/HDMI/Analog Video Interface with Thunderbolt from MOTU is a professional video capture and monitoring solution for your Mac or PC computer with support for uncompressed HD and SD, Apple ProRes, and many other popular workflows in 10-bit at 4:2:2. The unit features SD/HD-SDI, and HDMI inputs and outputs supporting standard SD and HD formats, it also features analog video inputs and outputs. You can monitor and record up to 16 channels of audio using a combination of eight analog, eight AES/EBU inputs, or eight audio channels embedded in the SDI signal.
The unit provides HD and SD capture and playback for available Thunderbolt-equipped computers. It supports Apple ProRes, ProRes HQ, DNxHD, and other popular host-based codecs supported by Final Cut, Media Composer and Premiere Pro. It lets you capture, edit and monitor natively in any supported codec using Final Cut, Media Composer, or Premiere, with no transcoding needed. The unit is suitable for desktop or rack-mount operation, by using the included rack-mount brackets.
Thunderbolt Video Interface for Mac and Windows
Provides HD and SD capture and playback for any Thunderbolt-equipped computer. Please Note: The MOTU HDX-SDI supports Mac OS X versions 10.6 to 10.9 only.
Comprehensive Video Capture & Monitoring
Supports all standard SD and HD video formats up to and including 1080p30 (720p, 1080i, 1080p & 1080PsF).
Cross-Platform Software Support
Supports Avid Media Composer (Mac/Windows), Apple Final Cut Pro X and 7 (Mac), and Adobe Premiere Pro (Windows).
Captures and Plays Uncompressed HD and SD
The unit captures 10-bit, 4:2:2 video at up to 1920 x 1080 resolution to available computers or high speed storage.
ProRes & DNxHD Support
Capture and monitor full-raster (1920 x 1080 or 1280 x 720) Apple ProRes, ProRes HQ, or other popular host-based codecs supported by Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro
File Based Workflow
Support for file-based workflows lets you capture, edit, and monitor in any codec supported natively in Final Cut or Premiere, with no transcoding needed.
10-bit 4:2:2 signal path throughout
ASC CDL color grading provides flexible, industry-standard color adjustment with separate settings for capture and playback
HDMI capture and monitoring provides both HDMI in and out
Advanced sync features include time code, large front panel time code display, video ref input, and 9-pin machine control
Capture or monitor up to 16 channels of audio via any two 8-channel banks of TRS analog, AES/EBU digital, or embedded (SDI or HDMI) at sample rates up to 96 kHz
Offers professional rackmount operation, or remove the rack-mount brackets for convenient desktop use
International operation is made possible with an auto-switching internal power supply with powersave mode
In the Box
MOTU HDX-SDI SDI/HDMI/Analog Video Interface with Thunderbolt
SD/HD-SDI: 1 x BNC (4:2:2 10-bit)
HDMI: 1 x HDMI
SD/HD Component: 3 x BNC
Composite: 1 x RCA and 1 x BNC (on shared BNC)
S-Video: 1 x 4-pin din and 2 x BNC (on shared BNC)
SD/HD-SDI: 2 x BNC (4:2:2 10-bit)
HDMI: 1 x HDMI
SD/HD Component: 3 x BNC
Composite: 1 x BNC (on shared BNC)
S-Video: 2 x BNC (on shared BNC)
AES/EBU: 1 x 25-pin D-sub (AES/EBU In/Out)
Balanced analog: 8 x 1/4" TRS
Unbalanced analog: 2 x RCA
Headphone:1 x 1/4" TRS
Balanced: 8 x 1/4" TRS Sync/LTC
Video ref in: 1 x BNC
Video ref out: 1 x BNC
LTC in: 1 x BNC
LTC out: 1 x BNC
AES/EBU in: 1 x BNC
AES/EBU out: 1 x BNC
RS-422: 1 x 9-pin Sony
1 x Thunderbolt
Thunderbolt equipped Mac or PC
Large hard disk drive (preferably at least 500 GB)
CD-ROM disc drive or internet connection for software installation
For Mac OS X:
Multi-processor or multi-core Intel Processor
4GB of RAM or more is recommended
Mac OS X version 10.6 to 10.9
For use with Final Cut Pro 7 or later, Media Composer 6 or 7, Symphony 6 or 7, Newscutter 10 or 11, and Digital Performer 8 or later
Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Phenom II, or equivalent 64-bit processor, multiple processors or multi-core processor required
4 GB of RAM or more is recommended
Windows 8, Windows 7 or Vista, 64-bit versions only; Vista SP1 or later required
For use with Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 or CC, Media Composer 6 or 7, Symphony 6 or 7, NewsCutter 10 or 11, and Digital Performer 8 or later
Chassis dimensions, excluding rack ears and front and back panel knobs and connectors: 19 x 7 x 1.75" (48.26 x 17.78 x 4.45cm).
Knobs and connectors extend up to 0.5 inch (1.27cm) from front and back panels, adding 1" (2.54cm) to depth.
With rack ears attached, fits standard 19" (48.26cm) rack with 1U of rack height