specializes in complete and ready-to-use VES/Delta series professional video editing systems running Avid Media Composer or Avid Liquid (Pinnacle) software, along with friendly User Training and Support. Because you are an artist, not an engineer!  are the U.S. Distributors and Customer Support for VES/Delta series workstations & laptops.

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AVID Xpress & Media Composer pricing

notes: We recently completed a full Media Composer 3.0 (upgrade) system for a college. In addition to upgrading the Media Composer software from to 3.0, it is necessary to upgrade the third-party plug-ins as well, which is an additional expense that you need to budget for (around $500).

Installation of 3.0 is very complex, including making a lot of modifications to Windows XP, and is definitely not for the weak-hearted. as the expression goes, "Do not attempt this at home."  Of course, when you order a system from VideoEditSystems, all of the installation & set-up is done for you by our engineers before the system leaves the door; and our RED DISK restore kit insures that any re-installation and set-up of your software is fully automated and as easy as popping in a DVD and going away for an hour.

Media Composer 3.0 officially did not support the older standard MOJO, older Avid RAID, nor the Digidesign control surface -- but we were able to make this hardware work together on our VES/Delta 1000 series 2 system. The Tech Support folks at Avid were surprised, yet pleased, that we were able to overcome the obstacles and achieve this level of success!

It took a lot of engineering and some redesign of our initial system, but those changes are now incorporated as standard on all of our machines.

Item#   Description   Price
VES-300   AVID Media Composer software for PC and Mac   $2495.00
VES-301   AVID Upgrade from Xpress Pro to Media Composer   $495.00
VES-400   AVID Xpress Pro software includes Xpress Pro for PC and Mac; Sonic DVDit; Sorenson Squeeze Compression Suite; SmartSound SonicFire Pro; Noise Industries Factory Tools   No longer available
VES-300-ACAD AVID Media Composer Academic software for PC and Mac   $295.00
VES-700   AVID Studio Toolkit for PC only   $1295.00
VES-701   AVID Studio Toolkit Upgrade from Studio Toolkit (vers 4.x, 5.0, 5.1,5.2) to Studio Toolkit v5.6   $299.00
VES-800   AVID Mojo-SDI Digital Nonlinear Accelerator (requires Xpress Pro v5.5 or higher)   $2495.00
VES-801   AVID Mojo (analog) Digital Nonlinear Accelerator   $1695.00
VES-802   AVID Component Video I/O Cable Kit includes two component I/O cables. Not required with Mojo SDI.   $75.00
VES-803   AVID PC deck control cable, RS232-RS422   $100.00
VES-804   AVID Blackburst Generator NTSC   $525.00
VES-807   AVID custom PC keyboard   $100.00
VES-809   Digidesign Command 8 Automated Mixing Control Surface for PC and Mac, 110v   $1295.00
VES-2000   AVID Assurance for Media Composer Software, one year   $995.00
VES-2001   extend your AVID Assurance for Media Composer Software with 24/7 support, requires VES-2000 basic Assurance plan   $1299.00
ACADEMIC   Inquire about special Academic Pricing 

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