PIX 240


SDI Input & Output

             4:4:4 or 4:2:2; 12, 10, or 8-bit.

              Input: 3G-SDI (levels A and B), HD-SDI, or SDI.

             Output: 3G-SDI (level A), HD-SDI, or SDI.

            SMPTE 12M-1, 12M-2, 125M, 259M, 272M, 291M, 292, 296M, 299, 352M, 372, 424, 425.



           Input: v1.4a, 4:4:4 or 4:2:2, RGB or YCbCr, 10 or 8-bit, HDCP-enabled

           Output: v1.3, 4:2:2 8-bit, RGB and YCbCr


Video Input Resolutions / Rates




720p23.976/24/25/29.97/30 (SDI Only)


576i50 (PAL)

480i59.94 (NTSC)

Video Codecs and Files

Apple ProRes 4444, 330 Mb/s, 12-bit

Apple ProRes 36, 100, 145, 220 Mb/s, 8 and 10-bit

Avid DNxHD 36, 145, 220 and 220x

Quicktime wrapper (.MOV), UDF File System

Up/Down/Cross Conversion

             480i, 576i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p to any 480i, 576i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p

             Hardware based, 10 bit


Frame Rate Conversion

            24, 25, 30, 50, 60 to 24, 25, 30, 50,60, 23.976, 29.97, 59.94 to 23.976, 29.97, 59.94,

            automatic 3:2 pull-down removal in 23.976 and 24 frame modes,

           other pull-down cadences include 2:2:2:4, 2:3:3:2, 3:2:3:2:2, and 2:2

            Hardware based, 10 bit

LCD Display


         5-inch LCD - IPS (In-Plane Switching), glossy, 800x480 pixel LCD display


         Ultra wide viewing sngle and color accuracy


Audio Recording

        8 channels record/playback, simultaneous with video


        Analog, HDMI or SDI, AES/EBU, selectable per channel

Analog Audio

2 Balanced, mic- or line-level inputs on XLR. (48V phantom switchable)


2 Balanced, line-level outputs on 5-pin XLR.

Frequency Response: 10 Hz-20 kHz, +/- 0.5 dB re 1 kHz;

THD + Noise: 0.004% max (1 kHz, 22 Hz-22 kHz)

Input and Output Topology: fully electronically balanced, line-level, RF, ESD, short, and overload

protected; pin-2 hot, pin-3 cold

Line Output Clipping Level: +18dBu

Output Attenuation 0-20 dB, 1 dB increments

Headphone, 1/8" with gain control

Digital Audio

Sampling Rate / Bit Depth: 48 kHz, 24-bit

AES/EBU: 4 channels in via XLR, 110 ohm, 2 V p-p.

Accepts 32k, 44.1k, 48k, 96k, 192k sample rates with SRC at input.

HDMI: 2 channels embedded HDMI input, 8 channels embedded HDMI output

Accepts 32k, 44.1k, 48k, 96k, 192k sample rates.

SDI: 8 channels embedded SDI input, 8 channels embedded SDI output, 48k sample rate

File Storage

PIX-CADDY 2 mounted drive or eSATAp-connected drive: Sound Devices approved 2.5-inch drive

CompactFlash card: Sound Devices approved CF card


eSATAp supplies 5V @ 2A


Modes Supported: Freerun, Record run, External

Frame Rates: 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97DF, 29.97ND, 30DF, 30ND


Accuracy: +/- 0.2ppm, holds accurate timecode for 2 hours after power is removed

Inputs / Outputs: BNC (LTC input and output), SDI or HDMI (Sony protocol), LEMO 5-pin

Sync Output

Analog bi-, tri-level sync / genlock

Wordclock (square wave, 48 kHz sampling rate, 3.3 vp-p, 75 ohm)



Record triggering via SMPTE timecode

LANC or GPIO on 2.5mm jack



Size (H x W x D): 5.5" x 4.0" x 2.4" (14 cm x 10.2 cm x 6.1 cm)

Weight: 2.0 lbs


Operating Temperature: -10C to +40C