DIGISTOR Enters SSD Market with Professional Video Series SSD’s

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Designed for uncompressed video capture and optimized for popular Blackmagic Design creative video devices.

DIGISTOR announced today the release of their Professional Video Series (PVS) SSD drives, providing creative professionals with the ultimate in high-speed video capture and playback of digital video workflows. The Professional Video Series SSDs are optimized for use with Blackmagic Design devices and are the first SSDs specifically designed to support high performance 12-bit uncompressed HD video capture applications.

The DIGISTOR Professional Video Series SSD support both high performance and high endurance allowing for multiple erase cycles without performance degradation. The Professional Video Series is delivered pre-formatted in the exFAT format giving ultimate compatibility and user experience to Blackmagic Design users. Currently the DIGISTOR Professional Video Series drives come in 240GB and 480GB densities.

“DIGISTOR Professional Video Series SSD’s offer a hassle free experience for videographers using Blackmagic hardware by requiring no additional formatting software such as MacDrive or Paragon,” says Murray Ellis Director of Product Development for DIGISTOR. “While our competition takes a one drive fits all approach we understand the workflow challenges of our customers and designed a professional storage solution specifically to enhance user experience with Blackmagic Design devices such as the Hyperdeck Shuttle and Hyperdeck Studio products.”

The DIGISTOR PVS SSD’s allow for seamless workflow and unparalleled file compatibility using Avid DNxHD and Apple ProRes 10-bit compressed formats or 2.5K CinemaDNG RAW 12-bit uncompressed format. The drives can be used with all popular software packages such as Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, After Effects CS6, Avid Media Composer 6, DaVinci Resolve and more.

Performance Specifications

  •     Designed to Blackmagic performance specifications
  •     Captures Uncompressed and Compressed Video
  •     270 Mbps Uncompressed Write Speed
  •     500 Mbps Compressed Write Speed
  •     371 Mbps Uncompressed Read Speed
  •     550 Mbps Compressed Read Speed
  •     9.5mm (H) x 69.85mm (W) x 100.5mm (D)
  •     2.5 inch form factor
  •     MLC NAND Flash memory
  •     SATA III interface
  •     Preformatted in exFAT Format

Pricing and Availability

  •     Model PVD240S – 240GB SSD $299
  •     Model PVD480S – 480GB SSD $499

The DIGISTOR PVS drives are currently available at http://www.digistor.com and from select dealers, integrators and bundle providers world-wide.

DIGISTOR, a division of Sunland International, LLC, is a leading innovator, manufacturer and distributor of digital archiving products and secure storage solutions. Serving the industrial and global OEM market since 2001, DIGISTOR provides industrial-grade archiving and digital-video storage solutions to consumers, professional users, SMB’s and specialized industries such as photography, broadcast, videography, medical imaging and security/surveillance.

DIGISTOR™ and DIGISTOR logo are registered trademarks of Sunland International, LLC. All other products and companies named herein are trademarks of their respective owners.

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