The built in partnership of AJA and powered by Avid‘s MediaCentral, the Avid Artist | DNxIP (available Q1 2018) is the latest edition of the Avid I/O family of hardware interfaces that will provide the most comprehensive tools and workflow to the professional. This new portable interface will enable the big time broadcasters and large post houses to connect entire systems over IP, which defines the words “collaborative efficiency.”
“The increased agility and efficiency of IP workflows is a must have for content creators and broadcasters in today’s competitive climate,” said Alan Hoff, VP of Market Solutions for Avid. “We’ve collaborated with AJA on the newest addition to our Avid Artist product line, Avid Artist DNxIP, which offers broadcasters and post-production facilities a portable yet powerful video interface for IP workflows.”
The Avid Avid Artist | DNxIP is a Thunderbolt 3 equipped I/O device that enables the transfer of SMPTE standard HD video over 10 GigE IP networks, with high-quality local monitoring over 3G-SDI and HDMI 2.0. The compact size is ideal for both inside or outside production and voice overs in the field is a simple audio punch-in. Sync to an external reference source or SMPTE 2059-2. Also, look to use the interface as a perfect 8-channel audio surround sound monitoring system.
“DNxIP is the next evolution of our development efforts with Avid, a trusted technology partner. We’re excited to be teaming up with them again on a next-generation hardware option that meets the needs of professional IP workflows,” said Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems.
|Video formats||SD—PAL 25i, NTSC 30i
HD—720p (50, 59.94, 60*), 1080i (50, 59.94, 60), 1080PsF (23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30), 1080p (23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 47.96*, 48*, 50, 59.94, 60)
2K—23.98PsF, 24PsF, 25PsF, 29.97PsF, 30PsF, 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p, 47.96p*, 48p*, 50p, 59.94p, 60p
|IP video||SMPTE 2022-6, -7; SMPTE 2110-10, -20, -30, -31, -40, -50 (all coming soon); SMPTE 2059-2 (Clock Source)|
|Audio sample rate||16-bit, 24-bit, 48 kHz (television standard)|
|Color spaces||YUV 4:2:2, RGB 444*, REC 709, BT 2020, DCI-P3; 8-bit and 10-bit; 1D LUT support|
|Video and audio connections|
|IP connectivity and standards||
Two SFP+ cages (modules sold separately):
|HDMI I/O||HDMI 2.0 output only|
|HOST AND SYNC CONNECTIONS|
|Computer||Two Thunderbolt 3 ports (cable sold separately)|
|LTC I/O||Switchable LTC or video reference input on BNC (no LTC output)|
|Down-scaling/conversion||HD to SD|
|Up-scaling/conversion||SD to HD|
|Cross-conversion||720 to 1080 HD, 1080i to 1080p|
|Other conversion||Color space conversion*, hardware deinterlacing|
|Real-time keyer||Alpha channel over video, matte, or frame buffer over incoming video or matte|
|3D processing||Frame-compatible/frame packed|
|Clock source (selectable/detectable)||Genlock/Reference Clock (BBG or Tri-level), Internal Clock, SMPTE 2059-2|
|Ancillary data support||RP188 (output only), NTSC VITC closed captioning, HD-SDI closed captioning|
|Power supply||One built-in international AC power supply (120–240V, 50–60 Hz)|
|Operating temperature||32°–104° F (0°–40° C)|
|Storage temperature||-40°–140° F (-40°–60° C)|
|Relative humidity||10–90% non-condensing|
|Dimensions (H x W x D)||1.7 x 8.7 x 8.1 inches (42 x 222 x 206 mm)|
|Weight||3.1 lbs (1.5 kg)|
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Matt and his family currently reside in the Washington, D.C metro area.