updated 12:25 pm EDT, Thu October 20, 2005
DeckLink Extreme with PCIe
Blackmagic Design today (PCIe) compatibility with the new Power Macintosh G5s. DeckLink Extreme PCIe is a PCI Express version of Blackmagic Design's famous DeckLink Extreme capture card that features a new high speed PCI Express 1 lane interface running at 2.5 Gbps, which is more than 6 times faster than FireWire-based solutions. DeckLink Extreme PCIe connects to any standard definition deck in broadcast video, combining both 10-bit SDI digital video and analog YUV component video into a single compact low cost PCI Express card. DeckLink Extreme PCIe includes full support for all QuickTime based Mac OS X applications including Final Cut Pro HD, Apple Shake, Adobe Photoshop, DVD Studio Pro, Adobe After Effects, Apple Motion, iDVD, and many more. The $900 board offers full component analog or NTSC/PAL video, with HDTV playback to SD and realtime effects.