Pro Tools|HD & Pro Tools|HD Accel Systems

With AVoption|V10 and Pro Tools 6.3 for Windows XP

Pro Tools TDM 6.3 is for use only with AVoption|V10, and offers no new features or bug fixes that are useful without AVoption|V10 hardware. Pro Tools 6.3 is included with all AVoption|V10 systems, and will not be included with any other Digidesign products; there will be no update CD and no Web download.

Supported Pro Tools Systems

  • Pro Tools|HD Accel Systems with AVoption|V10
  • Pro Tools|HD Systems with AVoption|V10

AVoption|V10 Requirements

Other Card Options

Digidesign Software Compatibility

  • Pro Tools 6.3 for Windows XP

DigiRack Plug-Ins & Optional Digidesign Software

Pro Tools|HD Plug-In Finder

Digidesign HD Audio Interfaces (one required)

  • 192 I/O
  • 192 Digital I/O
  • 96 I/O*
  • 96i I/O*

*Not supported as primary interface

Legacy Digidesign Audio Interfaces

Connect 1 or 2** to a single 192 I/O, 192 Digital I/O, or 96 I/O Legacy Port:

  • 888|24 I/O
  • 882|20 I/O

Connect all 16 channels to a single 192 I/O, 192 Digital I/O, or 96 I/O Legacy Port:

  • 1622 I/O

Connect 8 channels or 16 channels* to a single 192 I/O, 192 Digital I/O, or 96 I/O Legacy Port:

  • 24-Bit ADAT Bridge I/O

** Requires "Y" cable adapter

Optional HD Cables - DigiSnakes & DigiLink

Optional Expansion Chassis

If an optional PCI expansion chassis is used, one of the following is required. Other chassis are not qualified.

Control Surfaces & MIDI Interfaces

Optional Digidesign Hardware

  • ProControl
  • Fader Pack (up to 5)
  • Edit Pack (serial number PT00601 or higher required)
  • Control|24
  • PRE
  • SYNC I/O (firmware v1.0.2 or higher)

Optional Digidesign & Avid Storage

  • Avid MediaDrive rS36/320 LVD
  • Avid MediaDrive rS73/320 LVD
  • Avid MediaDock iS36/320 LVD Shuttle
  • Avid MediaDock iS73/320 LVD Shuttle
  • Avid MediaDock Dual
  • Avid MediaDock Dual+
  • DigiDrive MediaDock
  • DigiDrive SCSI Drives
  • SCSI-128 Kit (includes ATTO Express PCI-UL3D, qualified for 128 tracks @48 kHz)

Not Supported with Pro Tools 6.3 AVoption|V10 Systems

  • AVoption
  • AVoption|XL
  • Third-party video capture cards
  • Windows XP Home Edition
  • MOTU MTP-series MIDI Interfaces
  • SCSI-64 Kit /ATTO Express PCI-DC
  • FireWire drives cannot be used for audio or video

Supported CPU Models & Requirements

These computers are qualified with Pro Tools 6.3 and AVoption|V10:

When using AVoption|V10, these computers are qualified to provide 48 tracks of 48 kHz audio and one stream of uncompressed video. Your performance may vary based on number of audio tracks, edit density, automation, and plug-in usage. Click on above links for important information about each CPU, including known issues with early HP xw8000 models.

System Software

System RAM Requirements

  • 1 GB (1024 MB) or higher required

More RAM increases overall system and Pro Tools performance

Additional Computer Requirements

Color monitorrequired, minimum resolution of 1024 x 768

Apple QuickTime 6.5 Required

Hard Drive Minimum Requirements

SCSI Accelerator Card Requirements

AVoption|V10 Requirements

Avid Unity MediaNetwork

Digidesign ASIO Driver

Digidesign WaveDriver

The Digidesign WaveDriver does not install correctly from the Pro Tools 6.3 CD. Download this fix for the Digidesign WaveDriver for Pro Tools 6.3:

Additional Information

Session Interchange — Pro Tools 6 & Earlier Versions

Pro Tools 6 Compatibility — What's Changed from Pro Tools 5

Pro Tools|HD Product Information

Manuals and Documents

Pro Tools 6.3 for AVoption|V10 for Windows XP

For more information, see the Pro Tools 6 documents in the Support > Tech Support > Technical Document Library section. Also included with new systems and Pro Tools 6.3 CDs.