Pro Tools|24 v5.3.1 for Windows XP & 2000

Pro Tools|24 MIX System Requirements

With Pro Tools 5.3.1 for Windows XP & 2000

Digidesign PCI Cards Supplied with System

  • d24 Audio card
  • DSP Farm

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 Plug-In Finder

Control Surfaces & MIDI Interfaces

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

Expansion Chassis

  • d24-based systems are not supported with expansion chassis

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.

Supported CPU Speeds & Requirements

IBM IntelliStation M Pro - model 6889
This Computer is qualified to provide up to 32 track performance and full Pro Tools functionality. Other IntelliStation M Pros are not qualified.

Minimum Computer Specification Guidelines

CPUs adhering to the Minimum Computer Specifications Guidelines may be able to provide up to 32 track performance, however they cannot be guaranteed to do so.

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 Required

  • 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-78xx chip sets with BIOS 1.3x or higher (M Pro)
  • Adaptec 2940UW PCI card with BIOS 1.3x or higher
  • Adaptec 3940UW PCI card with BIOS 1.3x or higher

Maximum Performance Guidelines
For 32 track performance with Pro Tools|24 on Windows 2000, use of two or more qualified hard drives connected to a qualified Host Adapter is required.

Digidesign ASIO Driver