Matrox RT2000 - Real time for $1,295 list???? : LUSENET : Editing DV Films : One Thread

I am just getting into NLE and want to do it in right, i.e. in real time. I want to but the right equipment one time (as much as is posible with the quickly changing technology.)I don't want to outgrow the card I buy in six months time.

I have been thinking of purchasing a Pinnacle DC1000 or Conopus DVRex-M1 with RT upgrade.

I just heard the Matrox RT2000 will soon be released at a list of $1,295. Does it have keying? What do the other two have that it does not? At that price it must be missing something.

Bottom Line: What card should I buy?

-- Stewart Lewis (, August 22, 1999


I have the same problem as you, I was thinking about getting the FAST DV Master Pro when I heard about RT2000. It seems like a good deal with its 300 Realtime EFX. I also thought about the new Mac G4 500 since I have to get a completely new system anyway. I spoke to a guy from InSync and he sugested to wait for the RT2000. I think it wont be released until the beginning of 2000 though and that is driving me mad.

-- Daniel Loher (, November 11, 1999.

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