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3G-SDI I/O with HDMI Monitoring Output for EDIUS More
MSRP: $1599

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3G-SDI I/O with HDMI Monitoring Output for EDIUS

STORM 3G is designed for video professionals who want one solution for both SDI-based editing and tapeless workflows, with the capability to preview their projects on affordable HDMI monitors. Based on the PCI Express form factor, the STORM 3G solution has 3G-SDI inputs and outputs, and an HDMI output for full-resolution, real-time preview monitoring. Embedded 3G-SDI audio provides high-quality audio monitoring. It’s a premium, high-powered solution for multi-format editing with the EDIUS NLE (purchased separately).

Key Features

  • 3G-SDI input and output with embedded 16ch audio and timecode
  • HDMI output for full-resolution, real-time monitoring from EDIUS Pro NLE software (purchased separately)
  • Embedded HDMI 8ch audio output for high-quality audio monitoring
  • Video and audio output stays perfectly in sync, with editing windows for accurate editing and trimming
  • Reference input supports blackburst or tri-level sync
  • RS-422 master or slave machine-control support*

* Slave functions require the EDIUS VTR Emulation option, available separately

Bus Interface
PCI Express Rev. 1.1 x4 lane

Video Formats (Input/Output) (3G-SDI)

Video Formats (Output) (mini HDMI)

Video Output Connector


Video: SMPTE-424M (Level-B), SMPTE-292M,
Audio: SMPTE-299M, SMPTE-272M-A
Timecode: LTC/VITC Packet (HD), D-VITC (SD)

Mini HDMI 1 port (HDCP not supported):

Video: YCbCr 4:2:2 (8-bit and 10-bit)
Audio: LPCM 8-channel (24___bit/48 kHz)

Video Input Connector


Video: SMPTE-424M (Level-B), SMPTE-292M,
Audio: SMPTE-299M, SMPTE-272M-A
Timecode: VITC Packet (HD), D-VITC (SD)

Audio Formats
LPCM 48 kHz/24-bit

Audio Output Connectors
Mini HDMI LPCM 8-channel
3G-SDI embedded 16-channel audio

Reference Input
BNC: Black Burst or Tri-Level Sync

Machine Control
9-pin D-Sub: RS-422A (Master/Slave*)

Power Requirements
+12V: 1.6A, +3.3V: 0.5A

Physical Dimensions
111.15 x 167.65 mm (4.375 x 6.600 in.) (HxW)

Regulatory Compliance

Minimum System Requirements for EDIUS NLE

Any Intel Core 2 or Core iX CPU. Intel or AMD single core CPU with a 3 GHz processor speed or faster (multiple CPUs and/or multi-core CPUs are recommended). SSE3 (Supplementary) instruction set supported

1 GB RAM (4 GB or more recommended)

One free PCI Express x4 bus slot

6 GB or more space required for software installation

Drive with ATA100/7,200 rpm or faster is required for video storage:
– Available hard disk space should be twice the size of the file to be edited
– RAID-0 is recommended for HD and above resolution editing

A graphics card supporting a screen resolution of at least 1024x768, 32-bit, Direct3D 9.0c or later and PixelShader Model 3.0 or later is required

Graphics card memory requirements when using GPUfx will vary depending on the project format. For 10-bit SD project: 1 GB or more recommended, for HD/4K projects 2 GB or more recommended

Sound card with WDM driver support required

DVD-ROM drive is required for software installation. For writing onto DVD or Blu-ray Disc, a compatible drive is required

Windows 7/8/8.1 (64-bit)

Internet connection for EDIUS software activation

Note: EDIUS requires Windows 7/8/8.1 (64-bit).

Note: For Windows 8/8.1 EDIUS v7.21b1530 or later is required.

* Slave functions require the EDIUS VTR Emulation option, available separately

Package Contents STORM 3G PCI Express x4 bus card. Model No. 600889.

An optional timecode in/reference out board also is available. Model No. 600612.

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