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  • Tue, Apr 15 2008 7:06 PM

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    "New Avids & HDV editing"

     Hello everyone,

    We have a Sony HVR-V1U HDV camera that we're currently using in SD mode, with 2 Adrenalines running on HP XW8000 platforms. I've been researching whether to add a DNXHD board to each of the Adrenalines in order to be able to really use the camera to full advantage. 

    As of yesterday, I was leaning towards buying the boards, but after reading the posts on the new Avid line-up that's coming out, I feel like we might be buying into obsolete technology if we go that way. I'm wondering if upgrading to the new Nitris DX Media Composer might be a better solution for HDV post production.

    Does anyone have any thoughts on this?

    Thanks!

    Rick 

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  • Tue, Apr 15 2008 7:17 PM In reply to

    • Fazz Powell
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    Re: "New Avids & HDV editing"

     Definately wait for NitrisDX if you can, it's very nice. Probably won't be out until 2Q, and you should wait a release cycle if you can. What's being shown at NAB is still beta, and has a few bugs. As for HDV, the 1394 would connect to the CPU w/DX, or you can go in HD-SDI. With NitrisDX you can play a lot more streams in real time.

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    Dan Powell - Take One Digital Media

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