Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced today that it has certified the Sonnet Echo™ Express Pro Thunderbolt™ Expansion Chassis for use with its forthcoming Apple OSX plug in for AVID’s Media Composer.
Bluefish444 Create and Epoch video cards neatly fit within the full length PCIe express chassis of the Sonnet Echo™ Express Pro providing a unique high quality, portable HD SDI I/O workflow solution for AVID Media Composer users running Apple OSX.
The forthcoming Bluefish444 Apple OSX plug in to AVID Media Composer works flawlessly with the Sonnet Echo™ Express Pro and Create|3D Ultra video card to capture, preview and master HD SDI.
“Thunderbolt™ high-speed data transfer is simultaneously lowering the cost of HD SDI I/O workflows and making HD SDI I/O a much more portable solution with use in the field now more common place. Sonnet’s Echo™ Express Pro is helping to make that possible and more over, it worked straight out of the box with Create | 3D Ultra”, said Craige Mott, Managing Director of Bluefish444.
“We are very pleased that the Bluefish 444 Create and Epoch video cards are now fully compatible with our Echo Express Pro Thunderbolt Expansion Chassis”, said Greg LaPorte, VP sales and marketing, Sonnet Technologies. “This ultra portable and powerful combination has been highly anticipated by many customers worldwide, increasing their productivity and allowing them to meet stringent deadlines even when in the field.”
The Bluefish444 Apple OSX plug in to Avid Media Composer 6, compatible with the Sonnet Echo™ Express Pro Thunderbolt™ Expansion Chassis will be freely available from the Bluefish444 website in Q4 2012.