The Io X3 Professional Video I/O for Thunderbolt 3 is a compact capture and output device offering high-quality video and audio connectivity with support for DCI 2K and HD/SD workflows up to 60p over both 3G-SDI and HDMI. The Io X3 connects to your laptop, desktop, or mini computer via a single Thunderbolt 3 cable and provides a second Thunderbolt connector for flexibility.
Video connections consist of four bidirectional 3G-SDI inputs/outputs and individual HDMI 1.4b input and output with multiviews available via SDI or HDMI. The Io X3 supports HDR (high dynamic range), embedded 16-channel SDI and 8-channel HDMI audio, and analog audio output via a standard DB-25 connection. A 4-pin XLR power input is incorporated for powering the Io X3 with batteries or the included AC adapter.
HD/SD Video over Thunderbolt 3
Capture, display, and convert HD/SD video at rates up to DCI 2K60 using a single USB Type-C Thunderbolt 3 cable with an identical loop-through. Supports all major NLE systems plus OBS Studio, vMix, Telestream Wirecast, and similar applications. Thunderbolt 3 supplies both Thunderbolt and power using a single cable with double the speed of Thunderbolt 2 at 40 Gb/s.
3G-SDI and HDMI Input/Output
Input and output video using the four bidirectional 3G-SDI BNC ports and the single HDMI input and HDMI output connectors.
HDR and Dolby Vision Support
Capture rich, true-to-like HDR (high dynamic range) images with support for HLG, HDR10, and Dolby Vision standards. HDR auto-playback detection automatically sets the HDR format on a monitor connected to the BNC or HDMI output ports. The Io X3 also supports .mov HDR outputs from Adobe Premier Pro/Media Encoder, setting the proper HDR format automatically.