Canopus’ new bus-powered analogue/digital video converter, the ADVC110, is now shipping. The US price is $319 (around £175) – UK pricing hasn’t yet been announced.

The portable device features FireWire bus-powered operation through its 6-pin ports and the capability to capture and output S-Video and composite analogue video, as well as perform audio-only conversions.

It can operate as a stand-alone converter and offers locked audio support for perfect synchronization between audio and video.

The ADVC110 is compatible editing and DVD authoring applications including Canopus Edius, Canopus Let’s Edit, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Vegas, iLife, Ulead MediaStudio Pro, and Windows Movie Maker.