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DPS PAR Personal Animation Recorder for Amiga 2000 2500 3000 4000 Video Toaster

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DPS PAR Personal Animation Recorder for Amiga 2000 2500 3000 4000 Video Toaster:

DPS PAR Personal Animation Recorder for Commodore Amiga 2000, 3000(T), 4000(T)
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Personal Animation Recorder (PAR Card)
Copyright 1993-95 DPS-Digital Processing Systems, Inc.

The Personal Animation Recorder (or PAR, for short) is a revolutionary tool for computer animators. Used in conjunction with your Amiga computer and animation rendering software, it eliminates the need for a single-frame videotape recorder and controller, while giving you real-time playback of full resolution (752x480, 16 million colors, 30 frames per second) animation sequences.

PAR is actually three tools in one: an animation record/playback deck, a real-time video capture deck for rotoscoping, and a still store with stunning access speed and storage efficiency. Commonly used with Newtek Video Toaster 2000/4000.

Some of the many features of the Personal Animation Recorder are:

  • Accepts animation frames directly from rendering program
  • Copies existing image files from Amiga disk drive
  • Compatible with IFF, Targa, SGI or Video Toaster Framestore files
  • Switchable filter to prevent chrominance aliasing from IFF files
  • Project organizer for image and animation files
  • Real time video capture with variable frame rate, and still grabs
    (when used with TBC-IV card, not supplied)
  • Animation editing features: join, split, duplicate, ping-pong, reverse, etc.
  • General Purpose Interface for triggered playback from edit controller
  • Variable speed playback
  • Genlockable video outputs with variable timing
  • Video output formats: composite NTSC, S-VHS, Betacam or MII
  • Direct access to TBC-IV control screen
System Requirements:
  • High-capacity hard drive dedicated to Personal Animation Recorder. (INCLUDED)
  • Amiga 2000, 3000, or 4000 with:
  • A hard drive with at least 250 Kbytes available for PAR software
  • At least 1.2 Mbytes of system memory available to PAR
  • Workbench 2.0 or higher
  • Animation rendering software such as LightWave 3D, Cinema4D, Aladdin4D, Imagine, etc.
  • Video monitor and VCR
  • Optional: Digital Processing Systems TBC-IV card, if you are using your PAR card for video capture
Comes with copy of Manual in 3-Ring Binder, 8.0gb 40pin IDE Harddrive,
40pin 2-Connector IDE ribbon cable, 50pin PAR to TBC-IV Cable, PAR Card,
copy of v2.55 Install Disk, 3' RCA-RCA Cable, 1 BNC-RCA Adaptor, 3' BNC-BNC Cable,
6" BNC-BNC Cable with T-Splitter BNC Connector and 1 Y-Splitter Power Cable.

All the cabling needed to attach to a DPS TBC-IV for video capture ability.

All Tested in Excellent Condition and Guaranteed Against DOA.

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