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Avid Media Composer Software

Avid Nitris DX

Overview
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Available on all of Ocean Systems' Configurations

Avid Nitris DX Specs

Project formats

  • 23.976p
  • 24p
  • 30i
  • 24p
  • 25i
  • 25p
  • 720p/23.976
  • 720p/25* NEW
  • 720p/50
  • 720p/59.94
  • 1080p/23.976
  • 1080p/24
  • 1080p/25
  • 1080p/29.97* NEW
  • 1080i/59.94
  • 1080i/50

Native codec support

DV

  • DV25 / DVCAM (25 Mb/s): 4:1:1 NTSC, 4:1:1 PAL, 4:2:0 PAL, 24p
  • DV50 (50 Mb/s)

HDV

  • HDV (25Mb/s)
  • Native project formats: 1080i/59.94, 1080i/50, 720p/23.976 (with support for 24p material*), 720p/25*, 720p/29.97, 720p/50, 720p59.94
  • Capture over IEEE-1394, edit, playback, export to file without timecode (export not for 24p material)

Sony XDCAM (SD)

  • DV - 25 Mb/s
  • IMX30 - 30 Mb/s
  • IMX40 - 40 Mb/s
  • IMX50 - 50 Mb/s

Sony XDCAM HD

  • MPEG - 18 Mb/s VBR
  • MPEG - 25 Mb/s VBR
  • MPEG - 25 Mb/s CBR
  • MPEG - 35 Mb/s VBR*
  • MPEG-4 Proxies

Sony XDCAM EX

  • MPEG - 25 Mb/s
  • MPEG - 35 Mb/s

Panasonic DVCPRO (SD)

  • DVCPRO - 25 Mb/s
  • DVCPRO50 - 50 Mb/s

Panasonic DVCPRO HD

  • DVCPRO HD - 100 Mb/s
  • AVC-I (no render)
  • Native project formats: 1080i/59.94, 1080i/50, 720p/60, 720p/25, 720p/23.976

Microsoft VC-1

  • VC-1 (not supported on Mac PowerPC, edit/playback only on Mac-Intel)

File-based support

Sony XDCAM / XDCAM HD

  • Native editing of all listed SD and HD data rates (see above)
  • Native editing of proxy media, with Batch Import function for high-resolution media
  • Import via File Access Mode (FAM) over IEEE-1394
  • Ingest via FTP client over Ethernet
  • Write-back of finished program to XDCAM media over IEEE-1394

Sony XDCAM EX

  • Native editing for all listed data rates (see above)
  • Import of MXF files, as exported by Sony Clip Browser application (Windows only)

Panasonic P2

  • Native DVCPRO HD editing of all listed HD formats (see above)
  • Direct edit of P2 media from cards or disk drive
  • Support for P2 Store
  • Write-back of finished program to P2 media via IEEE-1394

Avid DNxHD

  • All DNxHD Formats

Compressed SD resolutions

  • AVR (playback only)
  • 15:1s, 4:1s, 2:1s
  • 20:1, 10:1, 3:1, 2:1
  • 35:1p, 28:1p, 14:1p, 3:1p, 2:1p
  • 4:1m, 10:1m, 3:1m(p), 8:1m(p)

Uncompressed SD and HD

SD

  • 1:1 interlaced 8-bit
  • 1:1 interlaced 10-bit
  • 1:1 progressive 8-bit

HD

  • 1:1 8-bit (no capture)
  • 1:1 10-bit (no capture)

Connectivity

Host-based

  • IEEE-1394 (audio/video I/O, machine control)
  • RS-422 (serial machine control)

Avid Nitris DX

  • SD SDI I/O
  • HD SDI I/O
  • HDMI output
  • SD YCbCr Component I/O
  • HD YCbCr Component I/O
  • SD S-Video I/O
  • SD Composite I/O
  • Reference Sync Black&Burst and HD TriLevel input (combined connector)
  • Reference Sync loop-through
  • 8 channels AES/EBU digital audio I/O (on DB25 connector)
  • 8 channels SD-SDI embedded digital audio I/O
  • 8 channels HD-SDI embedded digital audio input
  • 16 channels HD-SDI embedded digital audio output
  • 2 channels optical S/PDIF digital audio I/O
  • 8 channels optical ADAT digital audio I/O
  • 4 channels XLR analog audio I/O
  • 2 channels RCA analog audio input
  • 2 channels 1/4¨ TRS audio output
  • Headphone stereo 1/4¨ TRS output
  • LTC XLR I/O
  • Wordclock output