Pro Tools|24 MIX System Requirements

With Pro Tools 5.3.1 for Windows XP & 2000

Digidesign PCI Cards Supplied with System

  • MIX Core
  • MIX Farm (with MIXplus only)

Other Card Options

Digidesign Audio Interfaces (one required)

  • 888|24 I/O
  • 888 I/O
  • 882|20 I/O
  • 882 I/O
  • 1622 I/O
  • 24-Bit ADAT Bridge I/O
  • ADAT Bridge I/O

Digidesign Software Supplied with System

  • Pro Tools 5.3.1 for Windows XP & 2000

DigiRack Plug-Ins & Optional Digidesign Software

Pro Tools|24 MIX Plug-In Finder

Optional Digidesign Hardware

  • ProControl
  • Fader Pack (up to 5)
  • Edit Pack (Serial Number PT00601 or higher required)
  • Control|24
  • Universal Slave Driver
  • Video Slave Driver
  • SMPTE Slave Driver (discontinued) via a MIDI interface only
  • SCSI64 Kit
  • SCSI|128 Kit
  • DigiDrive
  • DigiDrive MediaDock
  • DigiDrive FireWire 80

Supported Optional Expansion Chassis

Control Surfaces & MIDI Interfaces

Third-Party Video Capture Cards

  • Playback within Pro Tools is only supported via the computer monitor. Hardware Codecs are not supported. Use a third party application and card to capture video and import the video into Pro Tools. For the best performance use Avid CODEC DV files created by Avid Express DV.

Digidesign ASIO Driver


Supported CPU Speeds & Requirements

These computers are qualified to provide up to 64-track performance and full Pro Tools functionality. Other IntelliStation M Pro & E Pro models are not qualified:

Minimum Computer Specification Guidelines & Known Issues

CPUs adhering to the Minimum Computer Specifications Guidelines may be able to provide up to 64 track performance, however they cannot be guaranteed to do so.

Maximum Performance Guidelines

Additional Computer Requirements

System Software:

Total System RAM:

  • Minimum 256 MB
  • Additional RAM is recommended for better video playback performance

Monitor, color required, minimum resolution of 1024 x 768

Apple QuickTime v6.0 recommended

  • Required only on systems using video
  • AGP graphics card with 16 MB or more video RAM required for movie playback
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Hard Drive Minimum Requirements

SCSI Host Adapter

  • ATTO EPCI-DC HBA with firmware v1.66, transfer rate set to 20MB/second and a PCI burst length set at 32 bytes
  • Integrated Adaptec AIC-7899 (Trident II) with BIOS 3.1 (M Pro 6850)
  • Integrated Adaptec AIC-78xx chip sets with BIOS 1.3x or higher (M Pro 6889)
  • Adaptec 2940UW PCI card with BIOS 1.3x or higher
  • Adaptec 3940UW PCI card with BIOS 1.3x or higher