This slick little box gives you HDMI and Analog Component Video I/O for Mac or PC via a single PCIe connection and delivers Matrox Max faster than realtime H.264 encoding. You can take it with you wherever you go. Use it with a desktop system and your favorite applications including Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop, and many more.
Capture and playback high definition video via HDMI and analog component; or NTSC and PAL via analog component, S-Video, and composite. Convert your standard definition videos to high definition, or vice versa, while capturing or playing out, using Matrox MXO2 Mini's high-quality dedicated hardware.
Matrox MAX is a unique technology that implements faster than realtime H.264 encoding for resolutions ranging from iPod to HD. It uses a dedicated hardware processor to accelerate the creation of H.264 files for Blu-ray, the web, and mobile devices. By using specialized hardware acceleration, jobs are finished with amazing speed and system resources are liberated for other tasks. Quality and flexibility are ensured through direct integration with professional applications such as Apple Compressor on the Mac and Adobe Media Encoder on the PC. As an added benefit, the Matrox MAX technology allows direct export to higher-quality H.264 Blu-ray compliant files from Compressor.
Turn your HDMI screen into an inexpensive professional-grade video monitor with 10-bit 4:2:2 color precision via Matrox's unique color calibration tool. Controls for hue, chroma, contrast, brightness, and blue-only are provided. You get accurate color representation so that you can use your HDMI monitor even for color grading. Matrox MXO2 Mini provides 1:1 pixel mapping on HDMI displays that support this feature so your video will not be stretched and distorted by the monitor. You get accurate monitoring on your HDMI display in the following resolutions:
720 x 486 (NTSC)
720 x 576 (PAL)
1920 x 1080
1280 x 720