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ADVC55
High-Quality Analog/Digital Video Conversion

Our ADVC® professional family supports virtually any professional video conversion need. Each contains our innovative Canopus® DV codec technology, which provides the industry's best picture-quality preservation during analog/DV conversion.

Our ADVC55 unit 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 (ADVC55 and ADVC110 only)
  • 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
  • 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.
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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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