San Jose, Calif. (September 8, 1998) – Canopus Corporation today announced the Just Edit price reduction for the DVRex-M1. Canopus has reduced the price of the DVRex-M1 $500 to $2499 to allow more video professionals to experience the Just Edit functionality of the DVRex. Designed with ease-of-use in mind, the DVRex transforms the computer system into a video editing component as reliable as a VTR, camera or deck, letting videographers spend more time editing and less time troubleshooting.

DVRex-M1 is a breakthrough digital video and audio editing solution supporting DV and analog video and audio formats (IEEE 1394/I.Link, SPDIF, Composite and S-Video). The DVRex incorporates software and hardware CODEC technology along with an advanced PCI interface. The product also overcomes the 2GB .AVI file size limitation with seamless capture and playback. DVRex includes the company's Rex Edit, Rex Video and Rex Audio software.

Canopus Rex Edit video editor software is an easy to use editing program featuring a timeline interface with real-time assemble and insert editing, audio and video scrubbing and native multi-channel DV audio support. Users are able to scrub through the production in real-time and output the final video directly to both analog and digital outputs. Rex Edit also offers clip logging, batch capture, and deck control. System requirements for DVRex-M1 include a Pentium 133MHz or faster, 64MB RAM, an available PCI V2.1 slot, an AV-rated hard disk, and Windows 95, 98 or NT 4.0.

Based in San Jose, Calif., Canopus Corporation designs and manufactures graphics and video editing products for the PC. Canopus Corporation's parent company, Canopus Co., Ltd., with headquarters in Kobe, is Japan's largest maker of video editing and graphics products. For more information contact Canopus at (408) 954-4500 or visit their Web site at

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