FireWire for professionals.
FirePower in component version (LTM-5500 in 220volt $ 3,000 version) or composite (LTM-5000 in 220volt $ 1,700 version) but FieldFire (LTM-FFP only in 110volt $ 2,000 version) are the three Laird Telemedia products dedicated to professionals video as production companies or TV stations.
The first two are bidirectional analog-to-digital converters in European (PAL) and American / Japanese (NTSC) format with balanced audio I / O and sizes suitable for common racks while the third is a portable converter with component and composite connections and balanced audio but equipped also battery powered as well as mains.
Recording equipment required if used in conjunction with a Mac or PC (LTM-MCP).
Recall that a few days ago we put online the comparative test of consumer devices to convert digital / analog a / v with prices much more accessible for non-professional customers.