LE with MAX (Thunderbolt) from Matrox is
a device designed to provide all the features of an I/O card in a
sturdy, portable breakout box. It's got connections for both
professional audio and video, including an input and output each for HD
HDMI, component video, composite video, and Y/C (S-Video); for audio,
there's dual XLR ins and outs as well as stereo analog audio I/O. In
addition, you've got an HD/SD-SDI input and two such outputs. Your
options for high-quality monitoring couldn't be more versatile. And of
course, this MXO2 LE box includes a Thunderbolt adapter, which supplies
the blazing-fast connection to a computer for a data transfer rate of up
to 10 Gb/s.
Designed for Mac laptop and desktop systems with a Thunderbolt port,
this model features Matrox MAX, a technology that implements faster than
real-time H.264 encoding for resolutions ranging from iPod to HD. It
uses a dedicated hardware processor to accelerate the creation of H.264
files for Blu-ray, the web, and mobile devices. By using specialized
hardware acceleration, jobs are finished more quickly and system
resources are freed up for other tasks. This technology allows direct
export to higher-quality H.264 Blu-ray compliant files from Compressor.
Along with broadcast-quality audio & HD video input and output, the MXO2
LE provides calibration controls that include blue-only. You also
benefit from a wide variety of HD and SD workflows with Adobe Premiere
Pro and Final Cut Pro thanks to Matrox MXO2 LE's 10-bit hardware
up/down/cross-conversion scaling engine and support for a wide variety
of file-based formats and industry-standard codecs.
a Thunderbolt cable.