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With all of the complexity introduced by 4K workflows, you need a reliable, does-it-all system on your creative frontline. Do you have what you need to work in today’s high-res media production? With the new Avid Artist | DNxIO video interface, you can accelerate your entire HD, Ultra HD, 2K, and 4K workflow. From first capture to final delivery.
And now, for a limited time, save $500 off the purchase price of a standalone Artist | DNxIO when you trade in your old Mojo DX or Nitris DX interface. This standalone interface includes DNxIO hardware, two power cables, and Blackmagic Design Fusion Connect plug-in for Media Composer (Media Composer sold separately).
Why move to DNxIO?
- Capture and play back stunning high-resolution video through advanced 12G-SDI, 6G-SDI, and HDMI 2.0 connections
- Boost your editing efficiency with onboard processing, which provides real-time or accelerated media encoding, decoding, conversion, and color conversion
- Work with SD, HD, 2K, 4K, 2D, 3D, and other media, with up to 12-bit, 60 fps support
- Use your favorite video, audio, and graphics tools, including Media Composer (8.4.1 or higher), Apple Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC, Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve and Fusion, and more
- Connect with Thunderbolt 2 and PCIe-enabled laptops and workstations
What can you trade in?
If you have an Avid Mojo DX or Nitris DX you are eligible for this special offer. Third party hardware from AJA, Blackmagic Design, MOTU and Matrox no longer qualify for this trade-up special
Please note—To take advantage of this special offer, you must surrender your qualifying video interface/card within 30 days of receiving your Artist | DNxIO interface. If you do no return a qualifying interface/card to Avid within 30 days, you will be invoiced an additional $500 to cover the price difference of the full standalone DNxIO MSRP.
Q: Will Avid Artist | DNxIO support surround sound audio output?
A: Surround 5.1 and 7.1 is supported through SDI and HDMI. In addition, Media Composer 8.4.1 provides a realtime four channel down mix of 5.1 and 7.1 surround sound sequences for output to the four analog channels in your choice of quadraphonic, LCRS, or LCRLfe configurations.
Q: How does Avid Artist | DNxIO connect to a host computer?
A: DNxIO will connect to a host computer via a Thunderbolt 2 connection or a PCIe connection to a HIB card in the host.
Q: Will DNxIO ship with a specific host connection cable type?
A: No, the host connection cable will be ordered separately since there is a choice for how to connect (Thunderbolt 2 or PCIe) For Thunderbolt 2 connectivity, Avid offers a 2 meter powered cable and for PCIe connectivity, Avid offers a 3 meter PCIe connection cable.
Q: What options are available for purchasing PCIe connectivity?
A: Only Avid sold/supplied PCIe cables and Host Interface cards will be supported for PCIe connected DNxIO configurations
Q: Will the PCIe cable and adapter that worked with Mojo DX and Nitris DX work with the DNxIO?
A: The most recent revision of the PCIe Gen2 x4 card and cable that was sold with Nitris DX and Mojo DX are supported for use with Artist | DNxIO. The part numbers for the supported PCIe Gen2 x4 cards are 7030-30048-01 and 7030-30048-02.
Q. Does DNxIO support audio punch in?
A: Yes, Audio Punch-in is supported on Artist | DNxIO. Note that the DNxIO needs to have a video signal connected to the unit even when capturing audio only. .
Q. Does DNxIO support video satellite?
A. Qualification of DNxIO in workflows that include Avid Pro Tools is not complete yet. We expect full qualification of Video Satellite and other workflows with Pro Tools in the near future for Pro Tools customers with an active upgrade & support plan.
Q. Does DNxIO work with Pro Tools?
A. Qualification of DNxIO in workflows that include Avid Pro Tools is not complete yet. We expect full qualification of DNxIO with Pro Tools for specific workflows in the near future for Pro Tools customers with an active upgrade & support plan.
Q. Does DNxIO support simultaneous capture of high res and proxy?
A. DNxIO will support a single stream of ingest- there are no current plans to support simultaneous proxy generation
Q: Can DNxIO be used with older versions of Media Composer software?
A: DNxIO is supported with Media Composer v8.4.1 and higher. Previous versions of software have not been tested or qualified. There have been several changes in Media Composer 8.4.1 to support new features not previously available in Open I/O. Media Composer v 8.4.1 is available to Media Composer customers with an active upgrade & support plan
Q: Does DNxIO support Closed Captioning and Ancillary data?
A: Not at this time; these capabilities are planned for a future release for Media Composer customers with an active upgrade & support plan.
Q: Will the Fusion Edit Connection for Media Composer plugin work on both Mac and Windows?
A: Initially, the Fusion Edit Connection for Media Composer plugin will only be available on Windows (v7.7.1). Mac support is expected to be added when Fusion 8 ships later this year.
Q: How do I access the Fusion Edit Connection for Media Composer plugin?
A: The Fusion Edit Connection for Media Composer plugin is installed when you install Blackmagic Design Desktop Video (required to connect Artist | DNxIO). The Fusion Edit Connection for Media Composer plugin will work with both Fusion Free and the full Fusion Studio
Q: Is there a feature comparison between Artist | DNxIO and previous Avid I/O Hardware?
A: Yes, a comparison of Avid Video I/O Hardware features can be found Here
UPGRADE YOUR ENTIRE HI-RES WORKFLOW WITH AVID ARTIST | DNXIO AND GET A FREE VIDEO PLUG-IN BUNDLE VALUED AT $2295
Avid Artist | DNxIO is the professional video I/O that keeps up with your creativity. Steamline your studio with connections for all of your gear. Save time with accelerated onboard processing of hi-res content—up to 4K. And monitor every moment from ingest to export with the gorgeous front panel HD LCD.
Now through the 30th of September, buy Avid Artist | DNxIO and get Media Composer | Production Pack completely free. Give your storytelling incredible production value with advanced color grading, premier video effects, and crisp audio processing. With five top-tier plug-in packs valued at $2,295 (USD), you’ll have every tool you need to tell your best stories, including:
- NewBlue Amplify – 53 plug-ins with over 700 presets to add stunning titles, create dramatic video effects, and solve common video problems like shaky footage
- SpeedLooks Studio Linear Bundle – Create beautiful filmic looks with one-click color correction and grading
- iZotope RX Loudness Control – Take the guesswork out of audio post-production with automatic mix analysis and optimization for quality and loudness
- Sorenson Squeeze 10 Standard – Quickly encode a wide variety of media formats for play on the web, smartphones, and disc players
Plus you can now integrate Blackmagic Design's powerful Fusion compositing software directly into your Media Composer timeline—on Mac and Windows.
With Avid Artist | DNxIO and Media Composer | Production Pack, you’ll tell beautiful stories faster than ever before. Hurry, this offer to upgrade your entire studio won’t last long. This special offer ends September 30th
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