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Pro Tools HD Native 8x8x8 System

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There is a reason that Avid’s Pro Tools is an industry standard in professional recording environments and post-production studios all around the globe, and the HD Native System is a great way to en... Read More

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Overview

There is a reason that Avid’s Pro Tools is an industry standard in professional recording environments and post-production studios all around the globe, and the HD Native System is a great way to enter into this extremely professional format. The HD Native 8x8x8 System consists of the Avid HD PCIe card, an HD I/O 8x8x8 Digital and Analog Interfac, and the fully immersive power of Pro Tools HD software, all of the highest quality components to sound better and work faster than any other recording and mixing platform available.

Included in this system:

• Pro Tools HD DAW Software
• HD I/O 8x8x8 Digital and Analog Interface
• Avid HD Native PCIe card

Pro Tools HD DAW Software
Whether you create music or sound for picture, the right tools can help you achieve the highest quality mixes faster. Pro Tools 10 is the next generation of the best sounding, most widely-used audio production software in the industry, enabling you to record, compose, edit, and mix with great speed and ease.

New in Pro Tools 10:

Mix it up—at higher resolutions
With Pro Tools 10, you can mix multiple audio file formats and bit depths within the same session— including interleaved—without any file duplication to cause project bloat. Plus, with support for 32-bit floating-point file formats, you’ll get higher resolution sound when recording or importing, with more headroom to preserve the integrity of your audio from beginning to end.

Drive faster—with better performance
Gain better recording and playback performance when working on a laptop with an external drive or a network-attached storage device. Speed up editing and mixing with Clip Gain. Work more easily with AudioSuite-rendered clips. Get 4x more* Automatic Delay Compensation and 2x more busses to handle bigger mixes with more plug-ins. And get snappier performance when working on sessions with lots of fades.

Plug into legendary sound
With the included Avid Channel Strip plug-in, you get the renowned channel strip of the Avid (formerly Euphonix) System 5, one of the most sought-after consoles used to create some of the greatest mixes ever produced. Work with exact replications of the console’s EQ and compression algorithms to add life to your mix.

HD I/O 8x8x8
Professional studio recording requires a professional audio interface, something that will perform with the precision and stability needed for larger more demanding sessions. Cue in the Avid HD I/O, a high-performance Pro Tools HD"Series 8 x 8 x 8 analog and digital audio interface that’s designed to completely integrate with Pro Tools HD"Systems. The interface features premium A/D and D/A conversion and advanced circuitry, giving you pristine sound quality and clarity and the lowest possible latency. The perfect choice when you need a balance of analog and digital I/O for your music or post-production projects, with 8 analog inputs, 8 analog outputs, and 8 channels of versatile digital inputs.

HD Native PCIe Card
ProTools"HD Native is a new generation of Pro Tools"HD system that enables you to compose, record, edit, and mix music and/or sound for picture—with great speed and ease. Consisting of an HD Native Thunderbolt interface or PCIe core card, Pro Tools HD software, and Pro Tools HD Series interface, Pro Tools"HD Native harnesses the power of your Mac or PC to deliver pristine sound, incredible performance, and the lowest latency of any host-based DAW.

Features Pro Tools HD DAW Software
  • Support for Avid HDX DSP-acceleration cards and AAX plug-ins
  • Mix multiple audio file formats and bit depths within the same session
  • Support for 32-bit floating-point file formats for higher resolution sound
  • Create bigger mixes, with up to 768 voiceable audio tracks and 512 aux tracks
  • New clip-based gain feature for quick and easy volume matching of clips
  • Avid Mod Delay III plug-in for multichannel and multi-mono modulating delay effects
  • Introduction of real-time fades eliminates the need for fade files to be generated
  • Automatic Delay Compensation and 2x more busses handle bigger mixes with more plug-ins
  • Included Avid Channel Strip plug-in, the renowned channel strip of the Avid (formerly Euphonix) System 5
  • Extended disk cache, lets you cache your session into RAM speeding up performance
HD I/O 8x8x8 Audio Interface
  • Pristine audio clarity and ultra low latency
  • State-of-the- art A/D and D/A conversion
  • Premium analog circuitry, and meticulous attention to design
  • Get a balance of analog and digital I/O with HD I/O 8x8x8
  • Versatile digital I/O on all interfaces, with built-in sample rate conversion
  • Expand or customize the I/O with analog or digital option cards
  • Track hotter signals and smooth out sounds with Curv, a new built-in soft-knee limiter
  • Keep things in sync with dedicated Word Clock and Loop Sync I/O
  • Keep an eye on your levels easily through 32 4-segment metering LEDs
  • Robust 2U rack-mountable chassis
HD Native PCIe Card
  • Harness the power of your desktop or laptop computer
  • Lowest latency and highest performance of any native digital audio workstation
  • Create bigger sessions with up to 256 audio tracks and up to 64 channels of I/O
  • Get the ideal tracking experience and set-and-forget direct monitoring
  • Get better sounding mixes with AAX Native and RTAS plug-ins
Specifications
  • Pro Tools HD
  • Windows
  • Computer: Avid-qualified Windows-based computer
  • System Software: (32 or 64-bit) Windows 7 Home Premium, Professional, or Ultimate edition with Windows 7 Service Pack 1
  • RAM: Pro Tools—2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended); Pro Tools HD—4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • Minimum 15 GB free hard disk space for installation
  • USB port for iLok authorization
  • Mac OS X
  • Computer: Avid-qualified Apple computer
  • System Software: (32 or 64-bit) Mac OS X Lion or Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8
  • RAM: Pro Tools—2 GB of RAM (4 GB recommended); Pro Tools HD—4 GB of RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • Minimum 15 GB free hard disk space for installation
  • USB port for iLok authorization
  • HD I/O 8x8x8
  • Analog inputs: 16
  • Analog outputs: 16
  • AES/EBU I/O 2: 2
  • AES single-wire (192 kHz): Yes
  • S/PDIF I/O: 1 In + 1 Out (coax or optical)
  • ADAT I/O: 8
  • S/MUX: S/MUX II and IV
  • SRC: N/A
  • Word Clock I/O: 1 In + 1 Out
  • Loop Sync I/O: 1 In + 1 Out
  • Digital interface: DigiLink Mini
  • Dynamic range ADC: 122 dB
  • Dynamic range DAC: 125 dB
  • THD+N ADC: -114 dB (0.0002%)
  • THD+N DAC: -110 dB (0.00032%)
  • Frequency response ADC: 20 Hz – 20 kHz N/A
  • Frequency response DAC: 20 Hz – 20 kHz N/A
  • Expansion: None (card swaps only)
  • Curv: Yes
  • Soft clip: Yes
  • Cal trims: Yes
  • Metering: 32 4-segment LEDs
  • Internal fan: Yes
  • Chassis: 2U rack-mountable
  • HD Native PCIe Card
  • PCIe-equipped computer
  • System software: (32 or 64-bit) Mac OS X Lion
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.33 GHz processor or faster
  • Memory: 8 GB or more recommended
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA Quadro FX family (recommended; FX 560 or higher)
  • Internal hard drive: Minimum 80 GB 7200 rpm hard disk
  • USB port for iLok authorization
  • Windows
  • PCIe-equipped computer: Avid-qualified Windows-based computer
  • System software: Windows 7 Professional SP1 (64-bit)
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.33 GHz processor or faster
  • Memory: 8 GB or more recommended
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA Quadro FX family (recommended; FX 560 or higher)
  • Internal hard drive: Minimum 80 GB 7200 rpm hard disk
  • USB port for iLok authorization
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