updated 06:05 pm EDT, Tue July 13, 2004
SD | Flex video card
Digital Voodoo today introduced its , which offers compatibility with Mac OS X Panther, Final Cut Pro HD and Power Mac G5s.. SD | Flex has 10-bit uncompressed single-link SD SDI, component (YUV), S-Video and composite input and dual-link SD SDI, component (YUV/RGB), S-Video and composite output. SD | Flex provides a 10-bit conversion from either YUV component, S-Video or composite analog inputs to SD SDI video, and a 10-bit conversion from SD SDI video to various other combinations of ouptput. It also supports 6 channels of AES/EBU digital audio input and output with in built sample rate converters as well as Final Cut Pro HD's RT Extreme architecture, enabling seamless realtime playback of effects such as 3-way color correction, additive dissolves and cross dissolves. It is available for $2,500.