Bluefish444 Announces Magma Chassis Certification for use with 12-bit SDI I/O Video Cards


Last Updated: June 3, 2014 9:27 pm GMT
(South Melbourne, Australia--June 3, 2014) Bluefish444, manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD SDI video cards, announced that the utilization of Bluefish444 SDI video cards is now possible over Magma Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 Expansion chassis.

Bluefish444 and Magma announced compatibility between BlueFish444 SDI video cards and Magma Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 enabled chassis. The combination of Buefish444 I/O video cards with Magma Thunderbolt chassis allows video professionals to migrate workflows to newer Thunderbolt enabled workstations while protecting their investment in hardware. Creative professionals will also be able to take advantage of Thunderbolt, 10Gbps, and Thunderbolt 2, 20Gbps, lightning fast transfer speeds.

Bluefish444 tested and approved video cards from their popular Create and Epoch lines including: Create Horizon, Create 3D, Create 3D Ultra, Epoch Horizon, Epoch Core, Epoch Ultra, Epoch 2K Horizon, Epoch 2K Core, Epoch 2K Ultra, Epoch 4K Supernova, and Epoch 4K Supernova S+.

"Bluefish444 worked closely with Magma to qualify Thunderbolt, and PCIe expansions solutions and bring them to our customers using Create 3D Ultra, Epoch 4K Supernova, and Epoch 4K Supernova S+ video cards" says Tom Lithgow, Product Specialist at Bluefish444 "Magma's ExpressBox 1T, ExressBox 3T, and ExpressBox 3T with Storage Bays each have a place in our customers’ digital video workflows and we are looking forward to a continued partnership with Magma".

Magma Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 enabled chassis include the ExpressBox1T, ExpressBox3T, and ExpressBox3T-DB. This family of products gives professionals a wider range of flexibility in customizing their own solutions, from 1 slot expansion to 3 slot expansion, and the option to combine storage in one single chassis.

About Bluefish444:
Bluefish444 is the manufacturer of the industry’s highest-quality uncompressed 4K/2K/HD/SD video cards for the Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems. Its video cards are used in broadcast, feature film and post-production markets for editing, animation, compositing, color correction, restoration, digital intermediate, 3D and IPTV applications.

Bluefish444 cards have been used on award-winning feature films, commercials, music videos and sports events worldwide. Bluefish444’s range of video cards are incorporated in video servers, encoders, decoders and character generator solutions by numerous 3rd party OEM manufacturers, in addition to other niche & mainstream applications.

Founded in 1998, Bluefish444 is a division and brand name of Bluefish Technologies Pty Ltd., which is based in S. Melbourne, Australia. Its products are distributed via an extensive sales channel of OEMs, dealers, and system integrators globally. For further information, visit


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