Australian company Digital Voodoo has announced the immediate availability of its new
SD|Flex video card, which was designed for use with Final Cut Pro HD running in Mac OS X v10.3 on a Power Mac G5. SD|Flex bristles with an array of ports that include 10-bit uncompressed single link SD SDI; component YUV; S-Video, composite video and dual link SD SDI; component YUV/RGB; S-Video; and composite output. The video card supports Final Cut Pro HD’s RT Extreme architecture, which allows real-time playback of such effects as additive dissolves, in addition to Photo-JPEG capture and playback for offline editing. Desktop preview functionality enables an SD-SDI monitor to function as a second desktop. SD|Flex is US$2,495.