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Old 04-16-2018, 11:10 AM
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Default No more HD Native PCIe card?

I have an HDX system but was just looking for a friend and it appears that the Native PCIe card is no longer available, just the thunderbolt interface.

Is this a recent development?

This kinda rules out using a MacPro 5,1 cheese grater as a basis for a ProTools Ultimate Native system.
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Old 04-16-2018, 11:33 AM
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Still see it available for sale at dealers but it is weird it's been pulled from the Avid website. The dealers would have gotten a notification.

Also not listed on the End of Life list
http://avid.force.com/pkb/articles/e...-support-dates
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Old 04-17-2018, 02:19 PM
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Default Re: No more HD Native PCIe card?

Got me curious, appearantly the cards are still available at some dealers

HD N PCIe card only , no software for $999 @ Sweetwater

https://www.sweetwater.com/store/det...clude-software

Or as a combo package with Omni HD hardware and HDN PCIe card and Ultimate software

https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/PTNativeOmni--avid-pro-tools-hd-native-and-hd-omni
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Got me curious, appearantly the cards are still available at some dealers

HD N PCIe card only , no software for $999 @ Sweetwater

https://www.sweetwater.com/store/det...clude-software

Or as a combo package with Omni HD hardware and HDN PCIe card and Ultimate software

https://www.sweetwater.com/store/detail/PTNativeOmni--avid-pro-tools-hd-native-and-hd-omni
Both of those are not currently in stock, so I wouldn't assume they are going to get any if Avid has removed them from their site.
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Both of those are not currently in stock, so I wouldn't assume they are going to get any if Avid has removed them from their site.
They (dealers) would pull it off the website. Avid does have phone calls with their dealers.

Both HDX and HDN cards are mostly out of stock due to production issues until later this week when stores will be receiving them again.
(though I don't know about the longterm viability of more HDN)
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Both of those are not currently in stock, so I wouldn't assume they are going to get any if Avid has removed them from their site.
You are correct I did not notice that they were out of stock, it does say "coming soon" . If your friend needs one right away have them call Wind Over the Earth in Longmont Colorado. They usually have a fair bit of Avid inventory so they might have them .

http://www.windovertheearth.com/contact.html
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Still see it available for sale at dealers but it is weird it's been pulled from the Avid website. The dealers would have gotten a notification.

Also not listed on the End of Life list
http://avid.force.com/pkb/articles/e...-support-dates
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HD Native PCIe Final sale date: 4/7/2018
End of support date: 6/30/2023
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It actually is...
HD Native PCIe Final sale date: 4/7/2018
End of support date: 6/30/2023
They updated that list yesterday (May 1) to include. Previously it was not on the list.
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HD Native PCIe Final sale date: 4/7/2018
End of support date: 6/30/2023
So I guess that means if I want support I will have to use something different than my mid 2010 Mac Pro after 2024
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Default Re: No more HD Native PCIe card?

With the advances in technology in the last few years, I would have a hard time investing in AVID hardware today.

The discontinued HD Native PCIe card leaves only Thunderbolt Native and HDX options. I wouldn't be surprised if some new development isn't in the works.

Dante seems to really be gaining ground for third party and even the new AVID MTRX has a Dante connection option.
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