AJA’s Io HD is an effortless to use, transportable solution for working with HD and SD in Final Cut Studio 2. With a single FireWire 800 connection, Io HD uniquely supports the amazing new Apple ProRes 422 Codec natively, in hardware, to bring production-quality HD editing to the Mac Pro desktop and even the MacBook Pro laptop!

Io HD is the only device in the world that supports Apple’s ProRes 422 codec in hardware, enabling true 10-bit video editing on a MacPro desktop or a MacBook Pro laptop. With this high performance hardware and innovative codec from Apple, you can work anywhere in SD or HD—all in full 10-bit quality.

Io HD offers unparalleled video and audio connectivity. Within its portable and ruggedly cool form factor, Io HD offers SD/HD analog I/O, SD/HD digital I/O including HD-SDI and HDMI, balanced analog and digital AES audio, as well as RS-422, Genlock, and even LTC timecode connections. Io HD also includes AJA’s realtime hardware 10-bit up/down/cross conversion.

Io HD’s 10-bit hardware-based up-conversion, cross-conversion, and down-conversion is all performed in realtime. With its flexibility you can configure a professional HD or SD editing suite or high-powered field-editing system and just about anything in-between. Its analog and digital ports allow connection to virtually every kind of video/audio peripheral — from the most current HD digital decks to analog legacy devices.

Io HD allows the direct video output of applications such as After Effects, Combustion and Motion. Co-developed with Apple for use with Final Cut Studio 2, Io HD delivers powerful audio/video capture, editing and post-production capabilities— all in a single, integrated system.

Io HD is sold and supported via Adimex’s network of Authorised AJA Resellers throughout Australia and New Zealand, so you can be sure your system will be effectively supported.

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