Formac Refurbishes FireWire Media Converter
Posted Oct 8, 2004

Formac has announced a new verison of its FireWire Media Converter, which converts analog media to DV in real-time. The converter requires at least Mac OSX, Firewire 400 or 800, G3 processor speed, 500Mhz performance, and QuickTime 4 or higher. Available formats are DV, Digital 8, Video8, Hi 8, VHS, S-VHS, VHS-C, and S-VHS-C. Formac also sells the Devideon DVD authoring drive, based on the Pioneer A05.

The Studio DV FireWire media converter is $169; the Devideon is $99.