Product Highlights
  • Mac & PC Compatibility
  • 24-bit / 48 kHz Sample Rate
  • HDMI, Component, Composite, Y/C (S-Video) Video Input
  • HDMI, Component, Composite, Y/C (S-Video) Video Output
  • 2x RCA / HDMI Audio Input
  • 2x RCA / HDMI Audio Output
  • 280 g (9.9 oz) Weight
  • 16.6 x 11 x 4 cm (6.5 x 4.6 x 1.5") Dimensions
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The MXO2 Mini Max for Desktop Systems from Matrox is a device that combines the functionality of an HDMI & Analog I/O card in the form factor of a miniature, breakout box. It will capture, convert, and play multiple video formats. This model features an adapter that is specifically designed for use with desktop systems, although a separate MXO2 PCI-E Express Card 34 Adapter can be used to make the unit compatible with laptops. This model additionally features Matrox MAX technology for faster than real-time H.264 encoding. encoding

This device's small footprint makes it easy to transport. It is compatible with both Mac and PC systems, as well as most industry-standard applications, such as Final CutPro, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Photoshop, among others. Moreover, its color-calibration tool can be used to turn your HDMI monitor into a professional-grade video monitor.


Key Features


  • This model is designed for use with desktop systems
  • This model features Matrox MAX technology for faster than real-time H.264 encoding.
  • This device works with Mac and PC platforms
  • It features a small footprint and is easy to connect to cameras and monitors
  • Capture and play back high-definition video in multiple formats
  • Turn your HDMI screen into a professional-grade video monitor with color-calibration tools, including blue-only
  • A 10-bit hardware, scaling engine allows for real-time up-scaling, down-scaling, and cross-conversion on capture and playback
  • This unit supports 5.1 and 7.1 surround-sound monitoring on the HDMI output
  • Edit AVCHD footage by capturing into an edit-friendly compressed or uncompressed format
  • It is compatible with your applications such Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Adobe Photoshop, among others

What's Included

Matrox MXO2 Mini Max Desktop
PCIe Host Adapter
3' PCIe Cable
External Power Supply
2 x S-Video Adapters


Product Specifications


Detailed Specifications

HDMI HD 10-bit
Component HD/SD 10-bit
Y/C (S-Video) 10-bit
Composite 10-bit

(2) RCA stereo pair (unbalanced)
HDMI embedded up to 8 channels
24-bit 48kHz


HDMI HD/SD 10-bit
Component HD/SD 12-bit
Y/C (S-Video) 10-bit
Composite 10-bit

(2) RCA stereo pair (unbalanced)
HDMI embedded up to 8 channels


On systems with a 2.4GHz or faster Core2 Duo CPU you can capture to DVCPRO HD and to SD codecs including uncompressed, DV, DVCPRO, DVCPRO50, ProRes 422, and ProRes 422 HQ
On systems with at least two Dual-Core or a Quad-Core 2.4GHz or faster CPU you can also capture to more HD codecs including ProRes 422 and ProRes 422 HQ
On systems equipped with storage that has sufficient transfer bandwidth, you can capture uncompressed 8- and 10-bit HD

Matrox MPEG-2 I-frame HD adjustable from 50 to 300Mbps
Matrox MPEG-2 I-frame SD adjustable from 10 to 50Mbps
Uncompressed 8- and 10-bit

System Requirements Mac Pro and Intel-based MacBook Pro running Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.6 or higher
PC desktops and laptops running Windows XP (32-bit), and Windows Vista (32- and 64-bit)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 6.5 x 4.6 x 1.5" (166 x 110 x 40mm)
Weight 9.9 oz (280g)

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Matrox MXO2 Mini MAX Desktop for Mac/PC

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