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A new version of the award-winning Matrox MXO2 I/O device for the Mac is now available.

*  Works with Intel-based Mac Pros and MacBook Pros
* HD/SD SDI, HD/SD analog component, Y/C, and composite inputs and outputs
* Genlock with loop through - SD analog black burst (bi-level) or HD tri-level sync
* HDMI input, output, and monitoring with calibration controls including blue-only
* 10-bit realtime hardware up/down/cross conversion on ingest and output
* Up to five user selectable simultaneous video outputs - HD and/or SD on HDMI, SDI, and analog
* Professional audio inputs and outputs including 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound monitoring
   - 4-in, 8-out balanced XLR
   - 4-in, 4-out unbalanced AES/EBU
   - 8-in, 8-out SDI and HDMI embedded
* RS-422 machine control for frame-accurate capture and print-to-tape
* 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 

List price: $1,995 US plus applicable local taxes

via  http://www.matrox.com/video/en/products/mxo2_rack/


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