HD/SD Capture Device with Thunderbolt Adapter (MAC)


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Matrox's MXO2 is the first truly portable device that gives you broadcast-quality input/output, monitoring, and up/down/cross conversion to streamline your workflow with Apple Final Cut Studio 2.  The MXO2 is Intel-based MacBook Pro and MacPro compatible, fits in your laptop bag, can run for hours off of a field battery (or its included AC power adapter), and weighs under 3.1 lbs.

The MXO2 connects to all new Macs via Thunderbolt, your MacBook Pro via Apple's ExpressCard/34 slot or to your Mac Pro via a PCI Express adapter card (both adapters are included). 

Matrox MXO2/N/T Includes:

  • MXO2 input/output device
  • Thunderbolt adapter
  • PCIe host adapter (for use with Mac Pro)
  • PCIe host ExpressCard/34 adapter (for use with MacBook Pro)
  • PCIe cable (1 m in length)
  • External power supply
  • Includes standard North American IEC-C13 power cord

Matrox MXO2/N/T Features:

  • Broadcast-quality HD/SD video and audio input/output
  • Extensive application support, including Adobe CS 5.5 Production Premium, Apple Final Cut Pro X, and Avid Media Composer
  • 10-bit HDMI input, output, and monitoring with the unique Matrox HDMI Calibration Utility
  • 10-bit realtime hardware up/down/cross conversion on capture and output
  • Dimensions: 13" x 9.5" x 2" (330 x 241 x 51mm)
  • HD/SD SDI, HD/SD analog component, Y/C, and composite inputs and outputs
  • Genlock: SD analog black burst (bi-level) or HD tri-level sync can genlock to any type of video input or to house sync.
    Timing offset controls can be used to align your video output relative to your external genlock source to compensate for cable delays within your facility.
  • HDMI input, output, and monitoring with calibration controls (including blue-only)
  • 10-bit real-time hardware up/down/cross conversion from 720 to 1080 and from 1080 to 720.  Realtime frame rate conversion is also supported with 2:3:2:3 and 2:3:3:2 cadences (useful when footage is recorded at a different frame rate from what is needed)
  • Up to five user-selectable simultaneous video outputs – HD and/or SD onHDMI, SDI, and analog
  • Professional audio inputs and outputs with 5.1 surround sound monitoring
  • Allows you to map any audio track in Final Cut Pro to any audio output
  • RS-422 machine control for frame-accurate capture and print-to-tape with Final Cut Pro
  • Captures to a variety of codecs – Apple ProRes 422 HQ, 10-bit uncompressed HD, and many more
  • Supports file-based workflows – XDCAM, XDCAM HD, XDCAM EX, P2, P2HD
  • Works with Final Cut Pro, Apple Color, Adobe After Effects and all QuickTime applications that support the V-out component
  • 1:1 pixel mapping on HDMI monitors in the following resolutions: 720x486(NTSC), 720x576 (PAL), 1920x1080, 1280x720
  • Provides realtime HD to SD downscaling & upscaling with prope rconversion of the HD color space to the SD color space and proper aspect ratio conversion to anamorphic, letterbox, and center cut.  The MXO2 will "pillarbox" 4:3 footage and scale 16:9 SD footage to full screen

Matrox MXO2/N/T Specifications:

Video Inputs:

  • SDI - HD/SD
  • Component - HD/SD
  • Y/C
  • Composite
  • HDMI - HD

Video Outputs:

  • 2 SDI - HD/SD
  • Component - HD/SD - 12-bit
  • Y/C - 12-bit
  • Composite - 12-bit
  • HDMI - HD/SD

Audio Inputs:

  • 2 XLR - balanced stereo pair
  • 2 RCA - unbalanced stereo pair
  • 2 AES/EBU
  • SDI embedded (up to 8 channels)
  • HDMI embedded (up to 8 channels)

Audio Outputs:

  • 4 XLR - balanced stereo pair
  • 6 RCA - unbalanced stereo pair
  • 2 AES/EBU
  • SDI embedded (up to 8 channels)
  • HDMI embedded (up to 8 channels)

NOTE: IEC-C13 power cord, RS422 cable and Matrox MXO2 battery power cable must be purchased separately.

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