Category: Sound and Multimedia
Manufacturer: Blackmagic Design
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 54.3 MB
Operating System: Mac OS X Intel, Mac OS X PPC, Mac OS X 10.6
Latest Version / Release Date: 7.3 / 09 Sep 2009
The Multibridge Analog Video PCI Express is an external PCI Express playback and capture solution that is capable of instantly switching between 2K, HD and SD in the video qualities 4:4:4 or 4:2:2. This solution also employs converters that deliver concurrent bidirectional conversion operations to digital systems that are SDI based from analog equipment. It can be efficiently connected to analog decks like a Betacam SP or added to users’ editing systems. This solution is capable of connecting to users’ PCs through the PCI Express and functions just like a playback and capture card that attaches into a PC or Mac. All its electronics are located in an external, compact chassis attached to the computer through an included plug in board and PCI Express cable. This novel design of the Multibridge Analog Video PCI Express delivers more space for a host of audio and video connections. It can likewise be utilized as a video converter when it is not connected to the PC.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The Multibridge Analog Video PCI Express solution has support for HDMI, SDI and analog video output and input for easy playback and capture from any monitor, camera, HDMI or SDI analog desk. This solution can also be utilized as a bidirectional video converter for converting from analog to HDMI and SDI, and SDI to HDMI or analog simultaneously. To provide greater compatibility, the Multibridge Analog Video PCI Express solution’s analog, HDMI and SDI component connections are capable of instantly switching between high definition (HD) and standard definition (SD). It also has support for 3 GB per second and Dual Link SDI so users can playback and capture 4:4:4 video when utilized with decks like the HDCAM SR by Sony, or playback 2K film resolution at frames per second with the HDLink Pro by Blackmagic Design. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Analog Video PCI Express errors before installing any driver updates.