Rack-Mount Video Recorder Comparison

Feature PIX 270i PIX 250i PIX 260i (Discontinued)

Transport Synchronization

frame-accurate record start,
play start, stop

group start, no absolute frame-accurate record start, play start, stop

frame-accurate record start,
play start, stop

Number of Simultaneous Drives (drives optional)

4
(2 front panel caddy, 2 eSATA)

2
(front panel caddy)

4
(2 front panel caddy, 2 eSATA)

PowerSafe™

Yes

Yes

No

DC Input

4-pin XLR with
secondary power supply connection

4-pin XLR

4-pin XLR

Audio I/O

8 Analog

8 AES Digital

16 SDI / 8 HDMI Embedded

64 MADI (optical and coaxial)

64 Dante (with primary & secondary)

2 Analog

8 AES Digital

16 SDI / 8 HDMI Embedded

8 Analog

8 AES Digital

16 SDI / 8 HDMI Embedded

32 Dante (with primary & secondary)

Audio Only Mode

Yes, mono or poly WAV (with Broadcast WAV metadata)

No

Yes, mono or poly WAV (with Broadcast WAV metadata)

Audio Tracks

64 track maximum

16 track maximum

32 track maximum

Audio Sampling Rates Supported

44.1 kHz, 47.952 kHz, 48 kHz, 48.048 kHz, 88.2 kHz, 96 kHz

48 kHz

44.1 kHz, 47.952 kHz, 48 kHz,
48.048 kHz