Studiodaily blogs by Scott Simmons
If you look down under the “Categories” listing on the left side of this blog you’ll see the “Useful Tools” category. This is a category that I have long used to post links to interesting software/hardware/products that look like they would be handy in the editor’s toolkit. The tools are usually software, sometimes hardware. On occasion it might be a website or web tool that might make our lives easier. Today’s link isn’t just to a piece of hardware but rather to a link on how best to use it, which I found on the Videoguys site via Twitter.
The tweet, “Matrox MXO2 Mini is the Missing Link in Your Tapeless Editing Workflow: Avid, Adobe and Apple NLE support,” caught my eye, as the Matrox MXO2 Mini really is a useful tool. I clicked over to the link page and the folks at Videoguys, a long-time dealer of editing software and hardware, sum it up well. Sure, they are also selling the MXO2 Mini, but after 25 years in this business, they know a thing or two about what we do and what we need. Check out what they have to say here.
I’ve had one of these units on loan from Matrox for a couple of months to test out its usability and usefulness. I had planned to use it mainly as a monitoring solution for Avid Media Composer read more...