AJA Video Systems has announced that its Io FireWire Interface for editing digital video on a Power Mac G4 or G5 has been qualified by Apple for use with Final Cut Pro.

Io uses a single FireWire 400 input to bring 10-bit uncompressed video and 24-bit multi-channel analogue or digital audio to your Power Mac from a variety of digital video peripherals. Io also features a stand-alone control panel application that allows you to use the device as a frame synchronizer and comes with brackets for mounting it in an equipment rack.

The Io is available in several different configurations with prices ranging from $1,190 to $2,290 (around £655 to £1,260) depending on features.