AJA unveils Ki Pro Ultra 12G

Front view of AJA Ki Pro Ultra 12G

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. 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 offers features such as:

  • 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 three year international warranty

Ki Pro Ultra 12G is available today.

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