The Pro Tools HD Native Thunderbolt Interface from Avid is a part of a music and post-production system that allows the professional to create complex, high-quality audio productions, using the full capabilities of Pro Tools HD software in a lower-cost, native solution. Pro Tools HD and HDX systems deliver both card-based and computer-based DSP but with an incremental increase in cost. With this Pro Tools HD Native system, a single PCI card that handles mixing and routing duties is housed in a Thunderbolt equipped chassis. By using the computers DSP for plug-in processing, the system provides for enhanced portability when paired with a Thunderbolt-equipped laptop computer.
Note: Pro Tools HD software not included. Also requires an Avid or third-party I/O interface.
Thunderbolt Native System
Harness the power of your desktop or laptop computer with a Thunderbolt interface
Low-latency and high-performance native digital audio workstation
Capture and play back audio with pristine clarity using a Pro Tools HD Series or third-party interface
Work with industry-standard Pro Tools HD software in a lower-cost solution for projects that don't require the DSP acceleration of Pro Tools HDX
Create bigger sessions with up to 256 audio tracks and up to 64 channels of I/O
Get the ideal tracking experience and set-and-forget direct monitoring with an integrated low-latency monitor mode
Boost your capabilities with advanced automation, surround mixing, input monitoring, AFL/PFL solo, destructive punch, and other professional features
Conveniently monitor every detail with the audiophile-grade headphone out, which provides enough gain to drive high-impedance headphones
Use AAX Native and RTAS plug-ins, plus Automatic Delay Compensation on hardware and software inserts
Share sessions with Pro Tools HDX and Pro Tools HD users without any loss of data
Synchronize to Timecode and video reference, with frame-edge accuracy, when using SYNC HD (sold separately)
Get total flexibility–work with Mac or Windows, Pro Tools HD or third-party software, and more