Grass Valley, CA (May 28, 2020) – AJA Video Systems has announced Ki Pro Ultra 12G, a new single-channel 4K/UltraHD recorder and player or four-channel HD recorder, featuring 12G-SDI connectivity with a host of unique and powerful features. Ki Pro Ultra 12G offers single-channel 4K/UltraHD up to 50/60p recording and playback to and from Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR, with flexible connectivity options including 12G-SDI, HDMI v2.0 and optional Fiber input and outputs. Alternatively Ki Pro Ultra 12G provides up to four channels of simultaneous HD recording up to 1080 50/60p with independent ProRes profiles per channel.
“Demand for 12G-SDI solutions is soaring as production professionals strive to create more streamlined workflows with enough bandwidth to carry higher fidelity HDR, high frame rate and 4K/UltraHD signals over a single cable,” said Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems. “Building upon the same framework of the production-proven Ki Pro Ultra Plus, we’ve developed the next-generation Ki Pro Ultra 12G to offer recording and playback of the highest quality video signals with 12G-SDI connectivity to streamline recording and playback – whether on set, in live venues or within a broadcast studio.”
Suited for a range of production environments, Ki Pro Ultra 12G includes a host of powerful features including:
- 12G-SDI I/O up to 4K/UltraHD 60p in single-channel mode
- 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recording to Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHD/HR MXF
- Flexible HD recording options: 1, 2, 3 or 4-Channel HD recording at up to 1080 60p with independent ProRes codec profile support for each channel
- 4x 3G-SDI 4K/UltraHD 60p in single-channel mode or HD in multi-channel mode
- Optional 12G SFP+ Fiber and HD-BNC support
- HDMI 2.0 I/O with HFR 4:4:4 and HDR capabilities
- Support for the latest HDR formats with HLG and HDR10 recording and playback
- Multi-Matrix HD video display for up to 4-Channels during record over SDI Monitor out, HDMI out, and on the built-in display
- Built-in Ki Protect® ensures recordings aren’t lost in a power failure
- Broad video connectivity including 12G/6G/3G-SDI, HDMI 2.0 and 12G compatible fiber and HD-BNC SFP+ options
- Multi-channel audio support via embedded SDI or HDMI, AES/EBU and Analog
- Enhanced super out and front panel audio monitoring with media status and per channel audio metering
- WebUI enables file transfer and remote monitoring, configuration and control via a standard web browser
- Incredible file compatibility with a huge range of post-production applications
- Compact 2RU high, half rack width form factor
- 2x 12v 4-pin XLR redundant power inputs, with one power supply included
- Records to reliable, rugged and high-capacity AJA Pak SSD media, the same used on previous Ki Pro Ultra products
- Includes AJA’s renowned three year international warranty
Pricing and Availability
Ki Pro Ultra 12G is available today through AJA’s worldwide network for $3,995 US MSRP. For more information, visit: www.aja.com/products/ki-pro-ultra-12g.
About AJA Video Systems, Inc.
Since 1993, AJA Video has been a leading manufacturer of video interface technologies, converters, digital video recording solutions and professional cameras, bringing high-quality, cost-effective products to the professional broadcast, video and post production markets. AJA products are designed and manufactured at our facilities in Grass Valley, California, and sold through an extensive sales channel of resellers and systems integrators around the world. For further information, please see our website at www.aja.com.
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