ADVC55
High-Quality Analog/Digital Video Conversion

Our ADVC55 connects VHS, Hi8 and other analog video equipment to a DV camera, deck or editing system. It's ideal for capturing analog video into FireWire (IEEE 1394a)-equipped notebook and desktop editing computers. There are no drivers to install, and the unit does not require a power supply when used with a 6-pin FireWire (IEEE 1394a) cable.

  • Connects analog video equipment to FireWire (IEEE 1394)-equipped computers for video editing
  • Compatible with Windows and Macintosh operating system-based DV editing systems
  • Compatible with leading editing and DVD authoring applications including Grass Valley EDIUS, Sony Vegas, Apple Final Cut Pro and iMovie, Avid Xpress DV and Liquid, Adobe Premiere Pro, Ulead MediaStudio Pro and Windows Movie Maker
  • No drivers or software applications to install
  • Powered by FireWire (IEEE 1394) connector
  • NTSC and PAL compatible
  ADVC55
Video Format NTSC, PAL, SECAM (input only)
Digital Video 6-pin FireWire (IEEE 1394) (output only)
Audio Format 2-channel, 48 kHz, 16-bit
Analog Video Input S-video, composite (RCA)[AW1]
Analog Audio Input Stereo unbalanced (2 x RCA)
Analog Video Output
Analog Audio Output
Device Control AV/C over FireWire (IEEE 1394)
Power 1394 bus power (6-pin), optional DC adapter
Dimensions 126 (W) x 23 (H) x 76 (D) mm
4.96 (W) x 0.91 (H) x 2.99 (D) in.

Minimum System Requirements
Windows
  • Windows 2000 (Service Pack 3 or higher)
  • Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional (Service Pack 1 or higher)
  • Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Ultimate (Service Pack 1 or higher)
  • Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Windows 8/8.1 64-bit
  • DirectX 8.0 or higher
Mac OS
  • Mac OS X (10.2.7/10.2.8/10.3/10.4.x/10.5.x/10.6.x/10.7.x)
Note: A video-capture card or OHCI FireWire (IEEE 1394) connection is required to capture DV.

ADVC Professional Family High-Quality Analog/Digital Video Conversion Datasheet

Posted Aug 21 2014 (GVB-1-0216A-EN-DS) File Size: 408.8 KB

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Model ADVC55
Package Contents ADVC55 unit
1 x FireWire (IEEE 1394) cable (6-pin to 6-pin)
User manual
Optional Power Supply*1, 2 ADVC-PSU5V adapter kit*2
1 x AC power adapter
1 x FireWire (IEEE 1394) cable (6-pin to 4-pin)

*1 – Sold separately.
*2 – Use of other power supplies with this ADVC unit is not recommended and will void warranty.

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