Avid Pro Tools

Avid Pro Tools|HDX SystemIt’s no secret in the creative production markets that the team at MediaPros has an unrivalled reputation for excellence when it comes to supplying Avid Pro Tools Audio Production Systems, that’s why so many high-profile Broadcast Companies, Film & TV Post-Production Facilities, Professional Music Studios and Recording Artists choose MediaPros as their preferred supplier.

MediaPros is a fully authorised Avid ‘Elite’ Reseller, which as far as the UK is concerned immediately puts the company in a small group of suppliers who are judged by Avid as technically competent to specify, configure and support its high-end Professional Audio Production Systems.

Our Pro Audio Specialists focus heavily on Pro Tools and all of the peripheral products associated with it. With over 25 years combined experience supplying Pro Tools the MediaPros team really are the ‘go-to guys’ when it comes to Avid Professional Audio Production Systems – Why settle for less?

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Avid Pro Tools Goes To 11

Pro Tools 11 Box

MediaPros welcomes the announcement of Avid Pro Tools 11, a powerful new 64-bit version of the DAW software that is the industry standard for professional audio content creation in the Broadcast, Music Recording, and Post-Production markets. Pro Tools 11 offers a host of revolutionary new features including all-new audio and video engines, turbocharged 64-bit performance, expanded metering, offline bounce, and new HD video workflows. This latest release empowers Pro Tools users to take on the most demanding audio sessions and maximize their creativity in ways previously unimagined…

Key Features & Benefits:

64-Bit Architecture and new Avid Audio Engine

  • Pro Tools 11 64 BitGet multiple times the processing power of Pro Tools 10 with the all-new Avid Audio Engine
  • Add epic numbers of virtual instruments and effects and experience performance like never before
  • Handle huge sessions with ease and gain more memory headroom to go even bigger
  • Get ultra-low latency with dedicated input and playback buffers on native systems, without sacrificing plug- in performance
  • Maximize plug-in counts with dynamic host processing, which reallocates resources as needed
  • Get more accurate mixing and processing with time-stamped plug-in automation

Offline Bounce

  • Speed up mix and stem deliveries with faster-than-real-time offline bounce

Avid Video Engine

Pro Tools 11 Video

  • Play and edit HD video with the new Avid Video Engine—the same core engine as in Media Composer
  • Output HD video with many options from Avid, AJA and Blackmagic Design

Satellite Link

  • Control multiple Pro Tools|HD systems from one with Satellite Link, now included (Pro Tools HD 11 only)

Workspace Browser Improvements

  • Accelerate and simplify audio file searches with the optimized Workspace Browser

Extended Metering and Mixing Enhancements

  • Pro Tools 11 Mix ScreenMix with confidence with expanded metering, including gain reduction (Pro Tools HD 11 only)
  • Based on professional customer feedback – 16 new metering types in both scales and ballistics.
  • Monitor sends through new mini meters on every channel
  • Monitor gain reduction on plug-in Inserts through new mini meters (Pro Tools HD 11 only)
  • Work faster with new key command workflows and Mix window enhancements 
See every session detail with full Apple Retina display support

Co-Install of Pro Tools 10 & Pro Tools 11 


AAX Plug Ins

  • Comes with both Pro Tools 11 and Pro Tools 10 licenses for session compatibility and to help ease the AAX transition, as our partners port their plug-ins to 64-bit AAX

MediaPros offer one-to-one demos of Avid Pro Tools 11 at the company’s central London based studio facilities; please contact one of our Pro Audio Product Specialists for further information.

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Avid Pro Tools|HDX

HDX2 HardwarePro Tools|HDX is the new generation of Pro Tools|HD, providing more power, higher audio quality, and easier ways to record, edit, and mix the most demanding productions. Get more tracks, more headroom, and up to 5x more dedicated DSP power to tackle even the most massive music and post-production projects with the confidence that comes with guaranteed performance.

Mix bigger, better projects

With Pro Tools|HDX, you get up to 5x more power per card than Pro Tools|HD Accel, so you can focus on your mix—not your mixer—and do much more with less.

  • Create bigger, more complex mixes with 4x more tracks (up to 768 voices)
  • Double your ins and outs with up to 64 channels of I/O per card (up to 192 total)
  • Handle large plug-in-heavy mixes easily with 4x more Automatic Delay Compensation

Get more headroom—less headaches

Pro Tools|HDX uses floating-point calculations for plug-in processing and mixing, enabling you to achieve the best sound quality possible, with the least effort.

  • Record and mix in higher resolution (up to 32-bit, 192 kHz audio) and significantly greater dynamic range
  • Let your mixes breathe with increased headroom, and eliminate clipping and obsessive gain staging
  • Improve workflow and sonic parity between DSP-accelerated and native-based Pro Tools systems with the new AAX plug-in platform

The fastest workflow—yours

Pro Tools|HDX tightly integrates with Pro Tools HD software and your Mac or PC, giving you optimized performance from creation to completion.

  • Get a highly responsive feel—even in your most complex projects—with RAM-cached record/playback and real-time fades
  • Keep the channel routing in complex sessions in check easily with bus interrogation
  • Work faster with pro-level tools, including Clip Gain, advanced audio editing and automation, surround sound, and more
  • Accelerate your recording, editing, and mixing with Avid Pro Mixing consoles, which offer unprecedented hands-on control
  • Share even more with Media Composer and other AAF-compatible software with support for multichannel tracks, Clip Gain, and a 24-hour timeline

HDX2 PCIe Cards

It’s all about the sound

There’s a reason why more professionals trust the sound of Pro Tools than with any other DAW. Now you can get even higher fidelity audio with Pro Tools|HDX.

  • Get better audio clarity and detail than ever before combining Pro Tools|HDX with any Pro Tools HD Series audio interface
  • Compose music and polish mixes with over 75 high-quality virtual instruments, effects, and sound processing plug-ins
  • Get the renowned sound of the coveted Avid System 5 console with the Avid Channel Strip plug-in

The versatility you need—now and in the future

  • As your needs or business grows, you can easily scale Pro Tools|HDX to handle whatever comes your way, and take advantage of unique features and workflows.
  • Gain more tracks and power by simply adding another Pro Tools|HDX card to your system
  • Mix and match Pro Tools HD Series interfaces to meet your needs, or use Pro Tools HD software standalone for on-the-go mixing Collaborate with Media Composer editors through AAF sharing or Satellite technology options

Software features

Attain the highest sound quality and performance

Because Pro Tools HD is designed and optimized to be part of an integrated hardware/software solution, you can capture audio in pristine clarity with near-zero latency. Even when mixing large, complex projects, you’ll experience uncompromised performance—on a Pro Tools|HDX DSP powered system or on the host with Pro Tools|HD Native.

Record and edit with advanced audio tools

Solo tracks in PFL (pre-fader listen) or AFL (after-fader listen) mode. Work more efficiently when punching performances with TrackPunch and DestructivePunch. And enhance and speed up editing tasks with Continuous Scrolling, Scrub Trim tool, Replace Clip command, Time Compression and Expansion Edit to Timeline Selection command, field recorder workflows, and more.

Work more easily with video

Edit and mix sound for larger, more complex video productions, and display up to 64 video tracks in the timeline. Expand your post capabilities with advanced video features, including multiple video playlists and basic video editing tools. Share audio mixes with Media Composer editors (and vice versa) through AAF. Or integrate directly into the Media Composer workflow with the Video Satellite option, eliminating the need to render effects, transcode video, or copy files.

Mix in stereo or surround

With Pro Tools HD, you can mix in everything from mono up to 7.1 surround sound. Build up your sonic landscape and add movement to your mix with the built-in surround panner. Work with groups of tracks faster and easier with VCA Group mixing. And with advanced automation tools, you can tackle even the largest, most complex mixes with ease.

MediaPros offer one-to-one demos of Avid Pro Tools|HDX at the company’s central London based studio facilities; please contact one of our Pro Audio Product Specialists for further information.

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Avid Pro Tools|HD Native

Pro Tools HD Native PCIe

ProTools|HD Native is a new generation of Pro Tools|HD system that enables you to compose, record, edit, and mix music and/or sound for picture—with great speed and ease. Consisting of an HD Native Thunderbolt interface or PCIe core card, Pro Tools|HD software, and Pro Tools|HD Series interface, Pro Tools|HD Native harnesses the power of your Mac or PC to deliver pristine sound, incredible performance, and the lowest latency of any host-based DAW.

Choice of HD Native Thunderbolt interface or PCIe card

Pro Tools HD Native ThunderboltUnlike USB- or FireWire-based DAWs, which are inherently prone to latency, Pro Tools|HD Native employs either a high-speed Thunderbolt interface or PCIe core card to connect Pro Tools|HD Series interfaces with your laptop or desktop computer. By eliminating distracting monitor latency while recording, increasing your I/O capabilities, and providing 64-bit floating-point processing for more headroom and a higher mix resolution, you get a professional native solution that meets the highest audio standards.

Pro Tools HD software

Award-winning Pro Tools software has been the industry-standard digital audio production platform for years. The software tightly integrates your HD Native hardware and computer together as one, delivering exceptional performance and reliability—even with large mixes. And it comes with all the tools, advanced workflows, virtual instruments, and plug-ins you need to compose, record, edit, and mix music and/or sound for picture.

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MediaPros offer one-to-one demos of Avid Pro Tools|HD Native at the company’s central London based studio facilities; please contact one of our Pro Audio Product Specialists for further information.

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Avid HD I/O Audio Interfaces

Avid Pro Tools|HDX System

Whether you work with music or sound for picture, HD I/O gives you professional – grade audio quality, high performance conversion, and the flexibility to integrate with a variety analog and digital gear, so you can quickly adapt the interface to meet whatever need comes your way.

Key features

– Pristine audio clarity and ultra low latency through state-of-the- art A/D and D/A – conversion, premium analog circuitry, and meticulous attention to design

– Adapt the interface for your needs—choose from three configurations:

  • Get a balance of analog and digital I/O with HD I/O 8x8x8
  • Maximize your analog I/O with HD I/O 16×16 Analog
  • Go all digital with HD I/O 16×16 Digital

– Versatile digital I/O on all interfaces, with built-in sample rate conversion

– Expand or customize the I/O with analog or digital option cards

– Completely integrates with Pro Tools|HD family system for full input, output, and routing control

– Track hotter signals and smooth out sounds with Curv, a new built-in soft-knee limiter
- Keep things in sync with dedicated Word Clock and Loop Sync I/O

– Keep an eye on your levels easily through 32 4-segment metering LEDs
-Robust 2U rack-mountable chassis

Connects to Pro Tools|HD family system through a DigiLink Mini connection (cable and adaptor included)

Hear what you’ve been missing

A sonic improvement over its audio interface predecessors, HD I/O features premium A/D and D/A conversion, so you can achieve higher audio fidelity, extensive dynamic range, super-low jitter, and the absolute lowest possible latency in your sessions. With certain configurations, you also get built-in sample rate conversion and a soft clip feature for worry-free recording. And using Curv, a new built-in soft-knee limiter that catches even the fastest transients, you can track hotter signals and smooth out inconsistent levels from incoming sources.

The ultimate in interface flexibility

As your needs grow or change, you can easily add more analog inputs, analog outputs, or digital I/O by installing an option card. You can install one option card in HD I/O 8x8x8 and up to two in HD I/O 16×16 Digital. While HD I/O 16×16 Analog comes with the maximum four cards, you can customize your I/O by swapping out any card.

  • HD I/O AD Option: Adds 8 high-fidelity analog inputs (using DB25)
  • HD I/O DA Option: Adds 8 high-fidelity analog outputs (using DB25)
  • HD I/O Digital Option: Adds 8 channels each of AES/EBU (supports 192 kHz single-wire and dualwire), TDIF, and ADAT (supports S/MUX II and IV) I/O

Work with Pro Tools and more

HD I/O and all other Pro Tools|HD Series interfaces completely integrate with Pro Tools|HD, so you get maximum performance, dependability, and control of your inputs, outputs, and routing right from your Pro Tools software interface. You’ll also get higher production quality and greater workflow flexibility than with previous Pro Tools interfaces. And if you want to use your interface with Pro Tools|HD and other DAW software, you can do that too, as all Pro Tools|HD systems support Core Audio and ASIO drivers.

MediaPros offer one-to-one demos of Avid Pro Tools HD I/O Audio Interfaces at the company’s central London based studio facilities; please contact one of our Pro Audio Product Specialists for further information.

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HD I/O OMNI

Avid HD OMNI IO

HD OMNI is an all-in-one professional preamp, I/O, and monitoring interface for Pro Tools|HD family systems. Capture pristine, high-resolution audio through premium mic preamps, connect your gear to a wide array of analog and digital I/O, and monitor your sessions in up to 7.1 surround—with ultra-low latency—all in one compact, cost-effective interface.

Key features

– Pristine audio clarity and ultra-low latency through state-of- the-art A/D and D/A conversion

– High-quality, low-noise analog I/O:

  • 2 premium, digitally controlled mic/DI preamps
  • 4 line inputs
  • 8 line outputs, with true analog gain

– Versatile digital I/O, with sample rate conversion on all inputs:

  • 8 channels of ADAT I/O (supports S/MUX II and IV)

– Supports 4×8 analog audio streams, or 8×8 including digital

– Route audio independently from Pro Tools with the 14-input persistent monitor mixer

– Completely integrates with Pro Tools|HD for full routing, mixing, and monitoring control

– Track hotter signals and smooth out sounds with Curv, a new built-in soft-knee limiter

– Hear your mixes in however many channels you need, from stereo to 7.1 surround

– Improve communication while tracking with dedicated cue path

– Keep things in sync with dedicated Word Clock and Loop Sync I/O
- Compact 1U rack-mountable chassis

Connects to Pro Tools|HD through a DigiLink Mini connection (cable and adaptor included)

MediaPros offer one-to-one demos of Avid Pro Tools at the company’s central London based studio facilities; please contact one of our Pro Audio Product Specialists for further information.

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HD I/O 8x8x8

Avid HD IO

The perfect choice when you need a balance of analog and digital I/O for your music or post-production projects, with the option to expand your I/O.

Key Features

– High-quality analog I/O

  • 8 analog inputs (using DB25)
  • 8 analog outputs (using DB25)

– Versatile digital I/O:

  • 8 channels of AES/EBU I/O (supports 192 kHz single-wire and dual-wire)
  • 8 channels of TDIF I/O
  • 8 channels of ADAT I/O (supports S/MUX II and IV)

– Additional digital I/O:

  • 2 channels of AES/EBU I/O (supports 192 kHz singlewire)
  • 2 channels of S/PDIF I/O
  • 8 channels of ADAT I/O (supports S/MUX II and IV)

– One empty bay for I/O expansion

MediaPros offer one-to-one demos of Avid Pro Tools at the company’s central London based studio facilities; please contact one of our Pro Audio Product Specialists for further information.

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HD I/O 16×16 Analog

Avid HD IO

The ideal choice for music productions—get the maximum complement of analog inputs and outputs (can be customized by replacing a card, but not expanded).

Key Features

– High-quality analog I/O:

  • 16 analog inputs (using DB25)
  • 16 analog outputs (using DB25)

– Additional digital I/O:

  • 2 channels of AES/EBU I/O (supports 192 kHz singlewire)
  • 8 channels of ADAT I/O (supports S/MUX II and IV)

MediaPros offer one-to-one demos of Avid Pro Tools at the company’s central London based studio facilities; please contact one of our Pro Audio Product Specialists for further information.

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HD I/O 16×16 Digital

Avid HD IO

The ultimate choice for post-production studios, and ideal if you need to interface with a digital mixer, dubber, or other digital infrastructure, and want the option to expand the I/O.

Key Features

– Versatile digital I/O:

  • 16 channels of AES/EBU I/O (supports 192 kHz single-wire and dual-wire)
  • 16 channels of TDIF I/O
  • 16 channels of ADAT I/O (supports S/MUX II and IV)

– Additional digital I/O:

  • 2 channels of AES/EBU I/O (supports 192 kHz singlewire)
  • 2 channels of S/PDIF I/O
  • 8 channels of ADAT I/O (supports S/MUX II and IV)
  • Two empty bays for I/O expansion

MediaPros offer one-to-one demos of Avid Pro Tools at the company’s central London based studio facilities; please contact one of our Pro Audio Product Specialists for further information.

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HD I/O MADI

Avid HD MADI IO

HD MADI is a versatile, all-digital interface that provides 64 channels of MADI I/O, making it easy to integrate Pro Tools|HD systems into post-production and broadcast environments. Get great connection flexibility, fuss-free use through built-in sample rate conversion, and the ability to send and receive audio between your Pro Tools setup and MADI devices up to 2 km (1.24 miles) away.

Key features

– Send and receive up to 64 audio streams between Pro Tools|HD and other MADI devices

– Maintain maximum audio fidelity, with up to 24-bit, 192 kHz sample rate support

– Gain connection and routing flexibility through optical and coaxial connections:

  • 2 MADI inputs (optical and coaxial)
  • 2 MADI outputs (simultaneous optical and coaxial)

– Forget having to match sample rates, thanks to built-in SRC on all I/O channels

– Completely integrates with Pro Tools|HD family systems for full input, output, and routing control

– Sync to an external clock through dedicated BNC Word Clock and XLR AES/EBU connections when using SRC on output

– Keep things in sync with versatile Clock support, including Internal, Loop Sync, Word – Clock, AES/EBU, and MADI

– Gain better device compatibility with 64-channel (non-Varispeed) and 56-channel (Varispeed) support (at 48 kHz)

– Integrate Pro Tools|HD family systems with MADI-equipped VENUE live sound systems for recording and Virtual Soundcheck

– Verify and troubleshoot signals through status indicators and global I/O signal LEDs

– Compact 1U rack-mountable design overcomes space limitations
Connects to Pro Tools|HD through two DigiLink Mini connections (32 audio channels each; cables and adaptors included)

MediaPros offer one-to-one demos of Avid Pro Tools at the company’s central London based studio facilities; please contact one of our Pro Audio Product Specialists for further information.

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Apogee from Avid

The Perfect Mix

Avid Pro Tools|Duet and Pro Tools|Quartet offer the best of both worlds – multi award-winning Pro Tools|Software and the legendary sound quality of Apogee in two uniquely integrated solutions. Avid branded versions of Apogee’s award-winning Duet and Quartet audio interfaces are each paired with Avid’s industry standard Pro Tools 11 software and compatible with the Mac and Windows platforms. 


Duet_3D_box_US_RPro Tools|Duet

Designed for singer/songwriters and loop-based musicians, Pro Tools|Duet enables you to turn your Mac or PC into a powerful yet portable music creation and audio recording studio. Featuring industry-standard Pro Tools Software and the best-in-class Duet by Apogee 2×4 audio interface, Pro Tools|Duet  provides everything you need to create professional-level productions that will help you stand out from the crowd—from first note to final mix.

Quartet_3D_box_US_L1Pro Tools|Quartet

For musicians, engineers, producers, sound designers, and audio post professionals who demand a complete audio/MIDI creative solution, Pro Tools|Quartet enables you to turn your Mac or PC into a high-performance yet portable music and audio production studio. Featuring industry-standard Pro Tools Software and the best-in-class Quartet by Apogee 12×8 audio interface, Pro Tools|Quartet provides everything you need to create professional-level productions that will help you stand out from the crowd—from first note to final mix.

MediaPros offer one-to-one demos of Avid Pro Tools at the company’s central London based studio facilities; please contact one of our Pro Audio Product Specialists for further information.

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