Avid Artist | DNxIO


Beauty in. Brilliance out.

Accelerate your HD, Ultra HD, 2K, and 4K workflow. With the Avid Artist | DNxIO video interface, you can capture, monitor, and output media quickly—in the highest quality possible. Choose the standalone hardware interface. Or bundle it with industry-standard Media Composer software. And because it’s designed to be open and flexible, you can use it with your favorite Avid and third-party creative tools.

Product highlights

  • Connect your entire studio
  • Monitor and encode video
  • Get Thunderbolt and PCIe speed
  • Select inputs with ease
  • Easily connect cameras, video decks, audio interfaces, routers, switchers, mics, monitor displays, speakers, and other devices in your workflow. Avid DNxIO offers a variety of high-quality analog and digital connections, including 12G SDI, optical, HDMI, XLR, component, composite, and more. Plus, only Avid DNxIO enables you to perform audio punch-ins to Media Composer using the front-panel mic input.

  • Conveniently monitor video ingest and output using the HD LCD display. And speed up editing with onboard hardware processing, which provides real-time or accelerated Avid DNxHR encoding, color conversion, and up/down/cross conversion.

  • Get the bandwidth you need to handle the highest resolution video formats, whether you use a Mac or PC. Avid DNxIO features both high-speed Thunderbolt 2 and PCIe (adapter sold separately) connectivity. Experience exceptional performance, highly accurate time sync, and ultra-low latency—even with the most demanding 4K RGB workflows.

  • Get fast selection access to your video, audio, and timecode inputs, as well as your control decks, with the press of a button.