Matrox Compress HD

Matrox Compress HD
Matrox CompressHD implements Matrox MAX technology in an amazingly affordable H.264 accelerator card.
€ 528,75


Matrox CompressHD implements Matrox MAX technology in an amazingly affordable H.264 accelerator card. It works in systems with or without a video I/O device and extends the life of your current system investment, giving you the power you need to deliver today's premium H.264 formats up to 5 times faster than software alone. This low profile, half-length PCIe x1 card fits into Intel-based Mac Pros and PC workstations and desktop systems. Get yourself a Matrox CompressHD card and deliver your projects in a fraction of the time!

Extra informatie


Extra informatie

MAX H.264 Encoding Acceleration
Resolutions Even frame sizes from 64 x 64 to 1920 x 1080
Bit rates 100 Kb/s to 50 Mb/s
Frame rates 15, 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, and 60 frames per second
Encoding profiles Baseline (CAVLC) and main (CABAC) profiles
Encoding controls
  • 2.0, 3.0, 3.1, 4.0, 4.1, and 4.2 level support
  • GOP structure
  • Constant bit rate (bit rate remains stable, quality varies depending on complexity of each frame)
  • Constant quality (each video frame is analyzed to deliver the targeted quality, bit rate varies while keeping the lowest possible bit rate)
  • Variable bit rate (squeezes out the highest possible quality at the average target bit rate )
  • Noise filtering (saves bits by reducing high frequencies in the video)
  • De-interlacing (ensures high-quality encodes of interlaced SD and 1080i source material)
  • Data rate slider (produces smoother or more abrupt transitions)
  • Sample rate monitoring (verifies compliance with targeted data rate)
  • Scene detection (provides multi-pass quality in a single pass with Apple Compressor)

Dedicated hardware


Multi-tap 10-bit realtime processing
H.264 encoding Adobe Encore, Adobe Media Encoder, Apple Compressor, Telestream Episode
Blu-ray authoring Adobe Encore, Roxio Toast, Apple Compressor


(3/4-length PCIe card)

L: 17 cm (6.75") × W: 7cm (2.75") × H: 1 cm (3/8")
Weight 0.08 lbs (36.29 grams)
Regulatory compliance
  • FCC Class B, CE Mark Class B and ACMA Class B
  • RoHS Directive 2002/95/EC

Limited warranty and


3-year limited warranty with free telephone support

Electrical and Operating Requirements

Power Total power consumption: 10 Watts
  • Operating temperature: 0 to 40º C (32 to 104º F)
  • Storage temperature: –40 to 75º C (-40 to 167º F)
  • Maximum altitude for operation: 3,000 meters
  • Maximum altitude for transport: 12,000 meters
  • Operating humidity: 20 to 80% relative humidity (non-condensing)
  • Storage humidity: 5 to 95% relative humidity (non-condensing)

Typical operating voltages

and current consumption

  • Voltage +3.3 V - +12 V
  • Current 3.0 A - 0 A
Kit Contents
In the box Matrox CompressHD card
Extra Information

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