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Sound Devices Pix 240 Video Recorder

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$150.00

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The Sound Devices PIX 240 video recorder adds Quicktime recording using Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD to any HDMI-or HD-SDI equipped high-definition video camera. The portable PIX 240 (HDMI and HD-SDI) record Quicktime files to CompactFlash cards or removable 2.5-inch solid-state hard drives.

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The Sound Devices PIX 240 video recorder adds Quicktime recording using Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD to any HDMI-or HD-SDI equipped high-definition video camera. The portable PIX 240 (HDMI and HD-SDI) record Quicktime files to CompactFlash cards or removable 2.5-inch solid-state hard drives.

Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD video formats have emerged as industry standards. These I-frame codecs offer the best in picture quality, processing efficiency, and data storage requirements. They are ideal for editing, on-the-fly color grading, and video processing. Files recorded in the field on a PIX recorder are ready for the most popular editorial workflows.

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With deep expertise in production audio and hard drive-based audio recorders, Sound Devices built the PIX recorders with the highest audio performance. The audio circuitry on PIX 240 is based on Sound Devices award-winning 7-Series Digital Audio Recorders. The low-noise (-128 dBu equivalent input noise), high-bandwidth inputs are mic/line switchable and include limiters, high-pass filters, and 48V phantom power. The audio source is menu-selected between embedded HDMI audio, embedded HD-SDI audio or balanced audio connected to PIX.

Sound Devices Pix 240 Video Recorder Highlights

  • Premium microphone preamps, on balanced XLR, mic/line selectable with 48V phantom, limiters, high-pass
  • -128 dBu input noise, 115 dB dynamic range A/D
  • AES3 digital inputs 2 x 2 channels
  • Two-channel, line level balanced output on 5-pin XLR
  • Embedded audio on HDMI, 2 channels
  • Embedded audio on HD-SDI, 8 channels
  • High output, low-noise headphone amp

Sound Devices Pix 240 Video Recorder Features

  • Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD codec at multiple data rates
  • Quicktime file type
  • 10-bit input video resolution
  • Ultra low-noise (-128 dBu) mic preamps with phantom, limiters, line input (based on 7-Series recorders)
  • CompactFlash or removable 2.5-inch solid-state hard drives file storage with media spanning, UDF format for Mac OS and Windows compatibility
  • High-accuracy built-in time code generator, with genlock and word clock output
  • 5-inch, matte finish, 800x480 pixel display
  • Large, illuminated, tactile buttons for fast and simple menu control
  • Simultaneous HDMI and HD-SDI output
  • Up/Down/Cross Conversion of 480i, 525i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
  • 336-core, 32-bit massively parallel processor with 1.2 TeraOps for efficient video encoding
  • 10-18 VDC and dual L-series battery powering
  • Metalized, molded carbon fiber chassis