Avid Artist | DNxIQ Hardware
Edit massive 4K files with ease
Accelerate your HD, Ultra HD, 2K, and 4K workflow. With the Avid Artist | DNxIQ® video interface, you can take intelligent command of your media workflows in the most efficient and flexible ways. Capture, monitor, and output media quickly—in the highest quality possible. And accelerate editing with Avid DNxHR encoding and audio punch-ins to Media Composer. Whether you choose the standalone interface to use with your favorite Avid and third-party creative tools or bundle it with Media Composer, Avid Artist | DNxIQ simplifies your workflow, so you can complete projects faster.
Thunderbolt 3 and PCIe 3 support give you more speed, more pixels, and more playout options. You also get the flexibility to address ever-changing content demands—efficiently and easily—and deliver to a broader array of channels and devices.
You also get built-in encoding to Avid DNxHR so that you can edit massive 4K files with ease. And real-time format and frame-rate conversion on output and playback, thanks to accelerated Universal Mastering.
Universal Mastering offers no-fuss, real-time format and frame-rate conversion on output and playback, making it the perfect complement to the Media Composer | Symphony Option
Get Universal Mastering
To speed and ease playback and tape workflows, Avid Artist | DNxIQ offers real-time Universal Mastering, offering quick format cross-conversion on all baseband output SDI, HDMI, and analog connections.
Connect your entire studio
Easily connect cameras, video decks, audio interfaces, routers, switchers, mics, monitor displays, speakers, and other devices in your workflow. Avid Artist | DNxIQ offers a variety of high-quality analog and digital connections, including 12G SDI, optical, HDMI, XLR, component, composite, and more. Plus, only Avid Artist | DNxIQ enables you to perform audio punch-ins to Media Composer using the front-panel mic input.
Monitor and encode video
Conveniently monitor video ingest and output using the HD LCD display. And speed up editing with onboard hardware processing, which provides real-time or accelerated Avid DNxHR encoding, color conversion, and up/down/cross conversion.
Get Thunderbolt and PCIe speed
Get the bandwidth you need to handle the highest resolution video formats, whether you use a Mac or PC. Avid Artist | DNxIQ features both high-speed Thunderbolt 3 and PCIe 3.0-ready*(adapter sold separately) connectivity. Experience exceptional performance, highly accurate time sync, and ultra-low latency—even with the most demanding 4K RGB workflows.
* PCIe 3.0 speeds will be enabled in a future Avid Artist |
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For Media Composer use*:
Avid-qualified computer running Mac OS X 10.9, OS X 10.10, OS X 10.11, OS X 10.12, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10
* Other system requirements are dependent on the software you use with Avid Artist | DNxIQ.
Avid Artist | DNxIQ can be used with the following software:
- Avid Media Composer
- Avid Media Composer | NewsCutter Option
- Avid Media Composer | Symphony Option
- Avid Pro Tools
- Adobe After Effects CC
- Adobe Photoshop CC
- Adobe Premiere Pro CC
- Apple Final Cut Pro X
- Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve
- Blackmagic Design Fusion
|Video formats||SD—PAL (625, 50i, 576p), NTSC (525, 29.97i, 480p) |
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, 50, 59.94, 60)
High-res—2K (23.98PsF, 24PsF, 25PsF, 23.98p, 24p, 25p), 4K (23.98p, 24p, 25p (SDI only)), Ultra HD (23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p, 50p, 59.94p, 60p)
|Audio sample rate||24-bit, 48 kHz (television standard)|
|Supported color spaces||YUV 4:2:2, RGB 444, REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020, P3; 12-bit (SDI) or 10-bit (HDMI) color precision with 3D LUT support|
|SDI video input||Two 12 Gb/s and two 3 Gb/s connectors (SD/HD/2K/UHD/4K)— supports single, dual, and quad link inputs (4:2:2 / 4:4:4); 2D/3D switchable|
|SDI video loop||4 x reclocked SD/HD/2K/UHD/4K linked to corresponding inputs|
|SDI video output||Two 12 Gb/s and two 3 Gb/s connectors (SD/HD/2K/UHD/4K)— supports single, dual and quad link outputs (4:2:2 / 4:4:4); 2D/3D switchable|
|SDI video repeated output||2 x 12 Gb/s and 2 x 3 Gb/s SD/HD/2K/UHD/4K. Supports single, dual and quad link outputs (4:2:2/4:4:4); 2D/3D switchable|
|Analog input||One Component YUV via three BNC connectors (SD—YCbCr; HD—YCbCr/RGB); one composite NTSC/PAL via one BNC connector (SD)|
|Analog output||One Component YUV via three BNC connectors (SD—YCbCr; HD—YCbCr/RGB); one composite NTSC/PAL via one BNC connector (SD)|
|Digital I/O||Two optical I/O supporting 3Gb/s and 6Gb/s, 12Gb/s coming soon (modules not included)|
|HDMI I/O||HDMI 2.0 type A connectors|
|Analog input||Four channels of professional balanced analog audio input via XLR; two-channel RCA input; one front-panel mic input via XLR with 48V phantom power|
|Analog output||Four channels of professional balanced analog audio output via XLR; stereo headphone output with volume control|
|Digital I/O||Two channels of unbalanced AES/EBU I/O, with sample rate conversion, via BNC connectors; eight channels of HDMI I/O embedded in SD, HD, UHD, 2K, and 4K|
|SDI I/O||8 input and 8 output audio channels embedded in SD; 16 input and 16 output channels embedded in HD, UHD, 2K, and 4K|
|Computer||One Thunderbolt 3 (cable sold separately), one PCI Express (card/cable sold separately)|
|Device control||Two Sony-compatible RS-422 deck control ports|
|Down conversion||Built-in, high-quality hardware down conversion—Ultra HD to 1080 HD, or HD to SD on SDI B and SD on Component and NTSC/PAL; switch analog video to Component and choose HD or SD output; selectable between letterbox, anamorphic 16:9, and center cut 4:3 styles|
|Up conversion||Built-in, high-quality hardware up conversion—SD to 720 HD or 1080 HD on playback; selectable between 4:3 pillarbox, 14:9 pillarbox, and 16:9 zoom; HD outputs via HD-SDI, HDMI, and component analog|
|Cross conversion||Built-in, high-quality hardware cross conversion—720p to 1080i and 1080i to 720p on playback|
|Other hardware conversion||Colorspace conversion|
|Real-time keyer||Alpha channel over video or matte, or frame buffer over incoming video or matte|
|3D processing||Frame-compatible/frame packed|
|Codec support||Onboard DNxHR encoding for capture workflows (requires Media Composer 8.4.5 or higher, or a software application that has enabled this capability).*|
|Clock source (selectable/detectable)||Genlock/Reference Clock (BBG or Tri-level), Genlock/Reference Clock output/pass-through (BBG or Tri-level), SDI (SD and HD), AES/EBU, HDMI|
|Timecode I/O||One XLR Timecode input, one XLR Timecode output|
|Ancillary data support||SDI VITC reader, RP188, NTSC closed captioning, HD-SDI closed captioning, pass-through all (HD, 4K)|
|Power supply||Two built-in international AC power supplies with IEC C14 inlet (120–240V, 50–60 Hz)|
|Operating temperature||32°–104° F (5°–40° C)|
|Storage temperature||-4°–113° F (-20°–45° C)|
|Relative humidity||0–90% non-condensing|
|Dimensions (Width)||With rack ears: 19 inches (482 mm); without rack ears: 16.5 inches (420 mm)|
|Dimensions (H x D)||3.5 (2RU) x 9.5 inches (88.4 x 242 mm)|
|Weight||8.6 lbs (3.9 kg)|
- Avid Artist | DNxIQ video interface
- Two power cables (for redundant connections)
- Fusion Connect plug-in for Media Composer