Avid Pro Tools HDX Thunderbolt 3 MTRX Studio Desktop System
A complete HDX system in one bundle—HDX card, Thunderbolt 3 Desktop Chassis, Pro Tools | Ultimate software (and 12 months of software updates and support plan), and a MTRX Studio audio interface—offering flexible routing, 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos monitoring, and 64 channels of Dante in a single 1U interface.
The Avid Pro Tools | HDX Thunderbolt 3 chassis with MTRX Studio is the ultimate studio centerpiece for either music or audio post–production environments. Get flexible routing and the ability to monitor 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos. Interface with the Dante network with 64 channels of audio over IP. Streamline your studio and connect all your gear to a single 1U MTRX Studio. Choose this Pro Tools | HDX Thunderbolt 3 Desktop Chassis if you are using a MacBook Pro, iMac, or other Thunderbolt-equipped Windows PC. Or install a Mac Mini alongside HDX in the rackmount chassis and configure a completely self-contained HDX system.
Avid MTRX Studio
Avid Pro Tools MTRX Studio is a versatile I/O, monitoring, and routing solution that packs immense function in a compact form, consolidating multiple devices in your signal chain. From recording and monitoring, to routing audio across multiple rooms and devices, tuning speakers, creating monitor profiles, and folding down mixes, it’s the ideal centerpiece for professional music and audio post facilities of all sizes.
Pro Tools | MTRX™ Studio simplifies your signal flow, providing connections to all your gear. Route any input to any output. Customize monitor profiles with integrated speaker tuning. Outfit any room in your facility for Dolby Atmos mixing. And get ultra-low latency monitoring when tracking and mixing with Pro Tools® | HDX or HD Native.
Pro Tools HDX Thunderbolt 3 Chassis
Bring the power of Pro Tools | HDX to your studio desktop with this Pro Tools | HDX Thunderbolt 3 Desktop Chassis, built in partnership with Sonnet. The Avid HDX Thunderbolt 3 Desktop Chassis features two Thunderbolt 3 ports—one for computer connection and one for daisy-chaining up to five additional Thunderbolt/USB devices. The desktop chassis can house a single HDX PCIe card (not included), providing portability and easy connection to the latest high-performance computers. The Pro Tools HDX Thunderbolt 3 chassis is perfect for those who already own an HDX card in an old Mac Pro and have recently upgraded to a new computer. You can also purchase ready-to-go HDX system in one easy bundle, which includes your choice of desktop or rackmount chassis, one HDX card, Pro Tools | Ultimate software, and your choice of Pro Tools hardware I/O interface.
With Pro Tools | HDX you can create bigger, better sounding mixes. Get up to 5x more power than previous generations. And tackle the most massive music and post-production projects with the confidence that comes with guaranteed performance. And now with new lower pricing and flexible options, getting the most powerful, versatile, and best-sounding system for your studio is easier than ever.
Pro Tools HDX Core Card & Pro Tools Ultimate Software
Avid Pro Tools | HDX Core Card allows your Pro Tools HDX System to create bigger, better sounding mixes. Pro Tools | HDX delivers the dedicated DSP and Pro Tools | HD software essential for handling such demanding sessions. Work with up to 256 audio tracks with a single card system or up to 768 audio tracks with three cards. Mix up to 192 ins and outs. Get the power to run volumes more plug-ins. And take on projects of any size and scope with complete confidence.
Your studio centerpiece
Bring creative efficiency to your studio with powerful I/O, monitoring, and routing capabilities in an all-in-one audio interface. Pro Tools | MTRX Studio simplifies your signal flow, providing connections to all your gear. Route any input to any output. Customize monitor profiles with integrated speaker tuning. Outfit any room in your facility for Dolby Atmos mixing. And get ultra-low latency monitoring when tracking and mixing with Pro Tools | HDX or HD Native.
Simplify and extend your workflow with Pro Tools | MTRX Studio
Connect your entire studio
Get ample analog and digital connectivity-including Dante, DigiLink, and ADAT-to connect your outboard gear, mics, speakers, and more. Consolidate multiple devices, declutter your signal chain, and save rack space with a versatile audio solution that extends your workflow possibilities.
Get premium sound, built in partnership with DAD
With Digital Audio Denmark’s precision audio converters and mic preamps, you can capture and hear every vocal, instrument, and sound performance in great detail. Plus, get ultra-low latency when tracking with Pro Tools | HDX or HD Native, enabling artists to perform at their best.
Take full monitor control
No need for a separate monitor controller. MTRX Studio covers this and your signal routing needs. Create monitor profiles and fold-downs to speed up your workflow. And toggle between multiple speaker sets directly from the included DADman software or your Avid control surface.
Optimize your monitoring environment
With speaker calibration built directly into the interface-the same SPQ speaker processing technology available as an option for Pro Tools | MTRX-you can tune your room for any session format. Easily transition between music and audio post production-from mono to immersive audio.
Mix and monitor Dolby Atmos in any room
Have the I/O channels, speaker processing, and monitoring control you need to support 7.1.4 and larger setups for Dolby Atmos mixing. Quickly calibrate speakers and tune any size and shape room to ensure an accurate monitoring environment, so you can mix with confidence.
Route audio extensively
With 64 channels of Dante, plus the 512 x 512 matrix in DADman, you can route any MTRX Studio input to any output, expanding your workflow possibilities. Create easy cue mixes over Dante. Route between connectivity formats. Even send audio to multiple devices simultaneously.
Take remote control of the interface
MTRX Studio is EUCON-enabled and delivers tight integration with Pro Tools | Ultimate, enabling you to control all audio sources, monitoring, and routing directly from any Avid control surface. It eliminates manual tasks and physical patching, keeping you in your creative flow-and in your seat.
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ANALOG AND DIGITAL I/O
- Configurability: Static I/O configuration
- Mic/Instrument inputs: 2 x 1/4″
- Analog Line I/O: 16 x 16 (DB25)
- ADAT I/O: 16 x 16
- Dante I/O: 64 x 64
- DigiLink I/O: Two 32-channel DigiLink Mini connectors (64 channels total)
- Dedicated monitor outputs: 2 x 1/4″
- Headphone outputs: 2 x 1/4″
MONITORING AND ROUTING
- Cross-point digital matrix: 512 x 512
- Summing matrix with monitor profiles: 256 x 16, Monitor Groups, Fold Downs, Group Formats
- Integrated speaker calibration: Built-in SPQ speaker processing with 256 filters on 16 channels; delay management adjustable up to 150 ms per channel
- EUCON integration: Yes
- System sync: Word Clock and Loop Sync via BNC connectors; Dante Sync
- Supported sample rates: 44.1 kHz–192 kHz
- Power supply: Single
- Chassis: 1U 19″ rack-mountable unit
HDX Thunderbolt 3 Chassis
- Available as a desktop or rackmount chassis; desktop and rackmount conversion accessories also available as options
- One expansion slot for a Pro Tools | HDX PCIe card (sold separately)
Two Thunderbolt 3 ports—one for computer connection and one for daisy-chaining up to five additional Thunderbolt/USB devices
- One USB 3.0 port on the front panel of the rackmount chassis
Mac mini enclosure (rackmount chassis only)
- Internal enclosure to secure optional Mac mini with Thunderbolt 3 ports
- Thunderbolt interface: 40 Gbit/s
- PCIe interface: 2,750 MB/s
- 32º–95º F (0º–35º C)
Dimensions (H x W x D)
- 1U rack
- Desktop chassis (with feet): 9.4 x 2.2 x 14.5 inches (238 x 57 x 368 mm)
- Rackmount chassis (with rack ears and rails): 1.7 x 19 x 17.3 inches (44 x 482 x 439 mm)