MOTU has announced a new version of the HDX-SDI, the HDX-SDI with Thunderbolt, featuring Thunderbolt technology connectivity. Thunderbolt technology brings plug-and-play connectivity to compatible Mac and Windows computers for SD and HD cameras, audio and video I/O, and more. Video software such as Final Cut Pro, MEdia Composer 6, and Premiere Pro are supported, along with video formats up to 1080PsF, uncompressed or compressed using whatever codec is desired.
Advanced features include ASC CDL color grading, RS-422 (SONY 9-pin) machine control, bi-level and tri-level video ref sync, timecode in/out with front-panel timecode display, 16 channels of simultaneous audio input and output, multi-stem 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound capturing/monitoring, 8-channel analog audio I/O on quarter-inch TRS connectors, 8-channel AES/EBU digital audio I/O, 8-channel SDI and HDMI audio with embedding/de-embedding, and more. Time code support includes LTC, VITC (SD analog), D-VITC (SD-SDI) and embedded (SD/HD-SDI).
The HDX-SDI can be rackmounted or used as a desktop unit.