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HDWS X1 Express (Japan Only)

EDIUS 11 Broadcast Nonlinear Editing Workstation

The HDWS X1 Express is a mid-range level desktop workstation for up to 4K editing. It come with EDIUS 11 Broadcast nonlinear editing software pre-installed, which enables background rendering. This turnkey system is now available for Japan.

EDIUS turnkey systems are positioned as a one-stop solution from the Grass Valley factory that provide the best out-of-box experience and peace of mind to users, without software conflicts or hardware glitches. Grass Valley also provides optional commissioning, training and support beyond the initial 12-month (defects in materials and workmanship) warranty period.

This specifically designed workstation makes it possible extend the support...


  • Intel Core i processor (12 cores/20 threads), 32 GB RAM
  • System storage: 240 GB (1x SATA3-SSD)
  • Data storage: 1,920 GB (1x M.2-NVMe-SSD)
  • Windows 11 64-bit operating system
  • Multimedia slots: SD card x2 (SDXC, UHS-II., Micro P2 compatible) / 2.5" SATA-SSD x2
  • USB 3.2 Gen2 10 Gb/s
  • Original housing with excellent maintenance
  • Built-in I/O hardware (HD) that supports SDI inputs and outputs to meet professional requirements


Editing Features
  • EDIUS 11 Broadcast
  • Support for various 4K codecs: XAVC (Intra/Long GOP), XAVC S, AVC-Ultra, XF-AVC, 1D C Motion JPEG
  • Supports resolutions from 24x24 to DCI 4K, allowing you to mix and edit material from different frame rates in real time on the same timeline
  • Native support for many formats: XDCAM, P2, XF, CMF (K2 files), AVCHD, MXF, etc.
  • HD preview of 4K projects


  • Built-in Grass Valley STORM 3G video I/O board with HD resolution support



Microsoft Windows 11 64-bit


  • Core: Intel Core-i processor (12 cores)
  • Threads (H/T): 20 threads

Capacity: 32 GB

Intel graphics media accelerator


  • System: 240 GB (SATA3-240GB x 1)
  • Data: 1,920 GB (M.2-NVMe-SSD x 1)

Optical drive
Blu-ray Disc drive x 1

Sound (onboard)
6-channel high-definition audio (Realtek ALC897)


  • Display: DP 1.4 / HDMI 2.0
  • Network: RJ-45 (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T) x2
  • USB:
    • USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gb/s) x3 (Front)
    • USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gb/s) x4 (Rear)
  • Sound: Stereo mini (Line-in x1, Line-out x1, Mic-in x1)
  • Media Slots: SD card x2 (SDXC, UHS-II., Micro P2 compatible), 2.5" SATA-SSD x2



  • Rated Input Voltage/Frequency: AC 100-240V, 50/60 Hz
  • Redundant: Redundant power supplies
  • Surveillance system: Input power failure detection, front panel LED indication

Power Consumption
Up to 400W

Operating Temperature Range
5°C - 35°C (41°F - 95°F)

External Dimensions

  • 430 x 489 x 176 mm (16.9 x 19.2 x 6.9 in.) WxDxH (without rubber feet and protrusions)
  • 19" 4 RU rackmount size

Approx. 17.0 kg (37.5 lbs.)

EDIUS version (pre-installed)
EDIUS 11 Broadcast


  • EDIUS keyboard (USB) x1
  • 1x Optical scroll mouse (USB)
  • 2x 3P-AC power cables
  • 1 REF-TC BNC cable
  • Information on Support Service Registration

Bundled Software (pre-installed)

  • EDIUS 11 Broadcast — Video Editing Software
  • QuickTitler — Title Creation Software
  • Mync 11 — Content Management Software



  • Connecting IEEE 1394 Devices (such as, but not limited to FireWire, i.LINK and Lynx): Due to OS restrictions, the capture/export functions of IEEE 1394 devices and the connection to IEEE1394 devices may not work properly.
  • Additional information may be included in the appendix of the user manual.
  • Grass Valley does not guarantee the operation of all devices other than the accessories and optional products made by Grass Valley for various turnkey interfaces.


Video I/O Board (Grass Valley STORM 3G)

Video Input
SDI: BNC x1 (SMPTE ST 424*1/292/259-C)

Video Output

  • SDI: BNC x1 (SMPTE ST 424*1/292/259-C)
  • HDMI: Mini HDMI connector x1 (HDMI 1.3 compliant)*2

Voice Input
SDI: Embedded audio 16-channel (SMPTE ST 299/272-A)

Audio Output

  • SDI: Embedded audio 16-channel (SMPTE ST 299/272-A, 20/24-bit, 48 kHz locked)
  • HDMI: 2ch/8ch, 24-bit, 48 kHz*3



  • LTC Input: BNC x 1 (0.5V to 18 Vp-p, 10 kΩ)
  • VITC Input: Separate from SDI Input
  • VITC Output: Superimposed on SDI output


  • Input: BNC x1 (HD3 value/SD BB automatic detection)*4
  • Output: BNC x2 (HD3 value/SD BB switchable, x1 connected to REF in)

RS-422A (D-Sub 9-pin) x1


*1 3G-SDI is only compatible with Level B.
*2 HDCP is not supported.
*3 Only uncompressed PCM audio is supported.
*4 This is a reference signal input that acts only on the video input/output terminals on the video I/O board.



Rack mount bracket for HDWS, fixes the HDWS to a 19-inch rack

HDWS Rackmount Sliding Rails — 19-inch rack mounting sliding rails




HDWS X1 Express (Japan Only)

The HDWS X1 Express is a mid-range level desktop workstation for up to 4K editing. It come with EDIUS® 11 Broadcast nonlinear editing software pre-installed, which enables background rendering. This turnkey system is now available for Japan.



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