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Sound Devices Pix 240i

Sound Devices Pix 240i

Sound Devices PIX 240i (PIX240i, PIX-240i) Portable Video Recorder with HDMI and HD-SDI Connectors - Records Using Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD. Sound Devices PIX 240i features an IPS (In-Plane Switching) display. This new technology yields a brighter, sharper image with improved colour accuracy and excellent off-axis performance. This attractive display provides immediate confirmation of recording, playback, audio metering, and Setup Menu selections. Monitor brightness, contrast and chroma adjustments are available for customized viewing needs.
The PIX 240i adds Quicktime recording using Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD to any HDMI or HD-SDI equipped high-definition video camera. The portable PIX 240i records 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 colour grading, and video processing. Files recorded in the field on a PIX recorder are ready for the most popular editorial workflows.

  • SDI Input & Output SMPTE 12M-1, 12M-2, 125M, 259M, 272M, 291M, 292, 296M, 299, 352M
    HDMI I/O Version 1.4a input, Version 1.3a output, HDCP enabled on input
    Video Input Resolutions / Rates 1080p23.976/24/25/29.97/30
      720p23.976/24/25/29.97/30 (SDI Only)
      576i50 (PAL)
      480i59.94 (NTSC)
    Video Codecs and Files Apple ProRes 36, 100, 145, 220 Mb/s, 8- and 10- bit
      Avid DNxHD 36, 100, 145, 220 Mb/s, 8- and 10-bit
      Quicktime wrapper (.MOV), UDF File System
    Up/Down/Cross Conversion 480i, 576i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p to any 480i, 576i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
    Frame Rate Conversion 24, 25, 30, 50, 60 to 24, 25, 30, 50,60, 23.976, 29.97, 59.94 to 23.976, 29.97, 59.94, automatic 3:2 pull-down removal in 23.976 and 24 frame modes, other pull-down cadences include 2:2:2:4, 2:3:3:2, 3:2:3:2:2, and 2:2
    LCD Display 5-inch LCD; 800 x 480 resolution.
    Audio Recording 8 channels record/playback, simultaneous with video
      Analog, HDMI or SDI, AES/EBU, selectable per channel
    Analog Audio 2 Balanced, mic- or line-level inputs on XLR. (48V phantom switchable)
      2 Balanced, line-level outputs on 5-pin XLR.
      Frequency Response: 10 Hz-20 kHz, +/- 0.5 dB re 1 kHz;
      THD + Noise: 0.004% max (1 kHz, 22 Hz-22 kHz)
      Input and Output Topology: fully electronically balanced, line-level, RF, ESD, short, and overload protected; pin-2 hot, pin-3 cold
      Line Output Clipping Level: +18dBu
      Output Attenuation 0-20 dB, 1 dB increments
      Headphone, 1/8" with gain control
    Digital Audio Sampling Rate / Bit Depth: 48 kHz, 24-bit
      AES/EBU: 4 channels in via XLR, 110 ohm, 2 V p-p.
      Accepts 32k, 44.1k, 48k, 96k, 192k sample rates with SRC at input.
      HDMI: 2 channels embedded HDMI input, 8 channels embedded HDMI output
      Accepts 32k, 44.1k, 48k, 96k, 192k sample rates.
      SDI: 8 channels embedded SDI input, 8 channels embedded SDI output, 48k sample rate
    File Storage PIX-CADDY mounted drive or eSATAp-connected drive: Sound Devices approved 2.5-inch drive
      CompactFlash card: Sound Devices approved CF card
      eSATAp supplies 5V @ 2A
    Timecode Modes Supported: Freerun, Record run, External
      Frame Rates: 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97DF, 29.97ND, 30DF, 30ND
      Accuracy: +/- 0.2ppm, holds accurate time code for 2 hours after power is removed
      Inputs / Outputs: BNC(LTC input and output), SDI or HDMI (Sony protocol), LEMO 5-pin
    Sync Output Analog bi-, tri-level sync / genlock
      Wordclock (square wave, 48 kHz sampling rate, 3.3 vp-p, 75 ohm)
    Sync Input Analog bi-, tri-level sync / genlock
      Wordclock (square wave, 48 kHz sampling rate, 3.3 vp-p, 75 ohm)
    Control Record triggering via SMPTE timecode
      LANC or GPIO on 2.5mm jack
    Keyboard USB host. Keyboards without hubs acceptable.
    Power 4-pin Hirose, 10-18 VDC, pin-1 (-) pin-4 (+)
    Dimensions (WxDxH) 10.2 cm x 6.1 cm x 14.0 cm
    Weight 0.9 kg
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