Avid release Pro Tools HD Native Thunderbolt interface
Press Release: Avid today announced the new Pro Tools HD Native Thunderbolt interface, delivering the lowest latency and the highest sound quality of any host based audio workstation for Thunderbolt technology equipped CPUs. The Pro Tools HD Native Thunderboltinterface brings the industry-standard Pro Tools HD toolset and premium conversion of Pro Tools HD series interfaces to a broader group of customers who use a laptop or other computer with Thunderbolt technology, at a great value.
With its elegantly implemented Thunderbolt connectivity, the Pro Tools HD Native Thunderbolt interface gives producers, engineers, and mixers the incredible sound quality, low latency, and sheer power of the award-winning Pro Tools HD Native system in a mobile-based hardware solution, while connecting with Pro Tools HD series interfaces (such as HD OMNI and HD I/O) for capturing and monitoring audio with pristine clarity. In addition, customers can conveniently monitor mixes using the interface’s built-in audiophile-grade headphone output, which is powerful enough to drive headphones with high impedance loads.
Pro Tools|HD Native enables customer to:
Harness the power of your desktop or laptop computer with choice of Thunderbolt interface or PCIe card
Attain the highest performance and lowest latency of any native DAW
Achieve pristine audio clarity with Pro Tools HD Series interfaces
Get the advanced tools and workflows of Pro Tools HD 10 software
Monitor every mix detail with the built in audiophile-grade headphone output
Pricing and availability:
Pro Tools HD Native is sold as a system that includes a choice of HD Native core — Thunderbolt interface or PCIe card — Pro Tools HD software, and a choice of Pro Tools HD series audio interface. System prices are the same for both core systems. In addition, customers who own a Digi 002, 003, or Mbox Pro can trade in their hardware towards a new Pro Tools HD Native system and save $1,000 off GRP. System prices are as follows:
Pro Tools HD Native (Thunderbolt interface or PCIe card), Pro Tools HD software, and HD OMNI system: $4,999
Pro Tools HD Native (Thunderbolt interface or PCIe card), Pro Tools HD software, and HD I/O system: starts at $5,999
Digi 002, Digi 003, or Mbox Pro exchange to Pro Tools HD Native (Thunderbolt interface or PCIe card), Pro Tools HD software, and HD OMNI: $3,999
For more information about Avid's Pro Tools HD Native Thunderbolt interface, visit: www.avid.com/us/products/pro-tools-hd-native