Avid Artist | DNxIQ
Professional I/O interface for video capture with 12G & 3G-SDI input supporting up to DCI 4K, analog and embedded audio input/output, and Thunderbolt 3 Interface
Avid Artist | DNxIQ offers the most extensive array of analog and digital connections to support the widest range of cameras, drives, monitors, speakers, routers, switchers, and other devices. From 12G/6G/3G-SDI, Optical, HDMI 2, and AES/EBU connectors, to XLR, LTC, RS-422, composite, component, and a headphone jack, Avid Artist | DNxIQ provides all the ins and outs you need to connect your studio.
Work faster and easier
Avid Artist | DNxIQ offers a built-in hardware encoder to capture to Avid DNxHR, enabling you to edit 4K files easily and speed up your workflow. It also enables you to see exactly what media is being ingested or sent out of production through the built-in front-panel HD LCD. Change your source or time code input with the press of a button. And get reliable operation"and peace of mind"with redundant power supplies.
Get Universal Mastering
To speed and ease playback and tape workflows, Avid Artist | DNxIQ offers accelerated Universal Mastering, enabling you to deliver broadcast/final masters in virtually any format, for any market. The interface offers real-time format and frame-rate conversion on all baseband SDI, HDMI, and analog output connections, making it the ideal"and most efficient"finishing companion for Media Composer with the Symphony Option.
Edit and mix audio to picture
Avid Artist | DNxIQ can also be used with Pro Tools and Pro Tools | Ultimate to support high-quality video playback to a monitor. This makes the interface a versatile solution for mixing audio and composing music to picture, as well as for editing dialog, ADR, and Foley"with better than 1/4-frame sync accuracy.
Streamline production across larger A/V environmentsConnect your entire studio through extensive analog and digital I/OSupports 12G/6G/3G-SDI, HDMI, Optical, AES/EBU, XLR, RS-422, LTC, component, and composite I/OOnboard DNxHR encodingUniversal MasteringSurround sound monitoringWork with Media Composer, Pro Tools, and other third-party softwareMedia Composer | Ultimate bundle option
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, 47.96p*, 48p*, 50, 59.94, 60)2K : 23.98PsF, 24PsF, 25PsF, 30PsF, 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p, 47.96p, 48p, 50p, 59.94p, 60pUltra HD : 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p, 50p, 59.94p, 60p4K : 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p, 47.96p, 48p, 50p, 59.94p, 60pRaster support : Supports thin raster media scaled up to full frame on outputAudio sample rate
24-bit, 48 kHz (television standard)Color spaces
YUV 4:2:2, RGB 444, REC 601, REC 709, BT 2020, P3; 12-bit (SDI) or 10-bit (HDMI); 1D and 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 switchableSDI video loop
4 x reclocked SD/HD/2K/UHD/4K linked to corresponding inputsSDI video output
Two 12 Gb/s and two 6 Gb/s connectors (SD/HD/2K/UHD/4K)"supports single, dual, and quad link outputs (4:2:2 / 4:4:4); 2D/3D switchableSDI 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 switchableAnalog 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 (modules sold separately)HDMI I/O
HDMI 2.0 type A connectors
Four channels of professional balanced analog audio input via XLR; two-channel RCA input; one front-panel mic input via XLR with 48V phantom powerAnalog output
Four channels of professional balanced analog audio output via XLR; stereo headphone output with volume controlDigital 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 4KSDI 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
One Thunderbolt 3 (cable sold separately), one PCI Express (card/cable sold separately)Device control
Two Sony-compatible RS-422 deck control ports
UHD to 1080 HD (SDI output only), HD to SDUp conversion
SD to HD (input only)Cross conversion
720p to 1080i, 1080i to 720pOther hardware conversion
Color space conversion*Real-time keyer
Alpha channel over video or matte, or frame buffer over incoming video or matte3D processing
Frame-compatible/frame packed, full frameCodec 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), HDMITimecode I/O
One XLR Timecode input, one XLR Timecode outputAncillary data support
SDI VITC reader, RP188, NTSC closed captioning, HD-SDI closed captioning, pass-through all (HD, 4K)
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-condensingDimensions (H x W x D)
2U rack (with and without rack ears):With: 3.5 x 19 x 9.5 inches (88.4 x 482 x 242 mm)Without: 3.5 x 16.5 x 9.5 inches (88.4 x 420 x 242 mm)Weight
8.6 lbs (3.9 kg)
* Currently not supported in Media Composer.
** Media Composer 8.4.5 and higher supports hardware encoding of Ultra HD, 2K and 4K DNxHR LB, DNxHR HQX, and DNxHR 444.
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