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AJA Announce New 12G-SDI, IP, and HDR Solutions at IBC 2018

AJA Announce New 12G-SDI, IP, and HDR Solutions at IBC 2018

AJA embrace the very latest in IP, 12G, HDMI 2.0 and HDR technology with new product releases including the Kona 5 12G SDI I/O, IP ST2110 receivers and an HDR Image Analyzer and firmware updates to existing solutions. 

Kona 5

  • 12G-SDI I/O and HDMI 2.0 monitoring/output for 4K, UltraHD, 2K, HD and SD with HFR support up to 4K 60p at YUV 10-bit 4:2:2 and support for RGB 12-bit 4:4:4 up to 4K 30p 
  • 4x bi-directional 12G-SDI ports and 1x Reference In, on robust HD-BNC connectors, with HD-BNC to full-sized BNC cables included
  • 16-channel embedded audio on SDI, 8-channel embedded audio on HDMI
  • 8-channel AES audio I/O, LTC I/O, and RS-422 serial control via supplied break-out cable
  • 10-bit downstream keyer in hardware, supporting up to 4K resolution
  • Compatibility with Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, Telestream Wirecast, AJA Control Room and more
  • AJA SDK compatibility, offering advanced features including multi-channel 4K I/O 
  • Three-year international warranty

Desktop Software v15

  • AJA Control Room full-screen playback 
  • Host system audio monitoring
  • Per-port audio input channel settings.

IP Mini Converters

  • IPR-10G2-HDMI and IRP-10G2-SDI
  • ST2110 to HDMI or SDI
  • Dual 10GigE SFP+ cages for hitless switching for redundancy
  • 1GigE RJ45 port for LAN control
  • 10bit processing pipeline
  • USB for initial configuration

HDR Image Analyzer

•    Support for display referred SDR (Rec.709), HDR ST2084/PQ and HLG analysis
•    Support for scene referred ARRI, Canon, Panasonic, RED and Sony camera color spaces
•    Display and color processing look up table (LUT) support 
•    Automatic color space conversion based on the award-winning Colorfront Engine  
•    CIE graph, vectorscope, waveform and histogram support
•    Nit levels and phase metering
•    False color mode to easily spot out of gamut/out of brightness pixels
•    Advanced out of gamut and out of brightness detection with error intolerance
•    Data analyzer with pixel picker
•    Line mode to focus a region of interest onto a single horizontal or vertical line
•    File base error logging with timecode
•    Reference still store
•    UltraHD UI for native-resolution picture display 
•    Up to 4K/UltraHD 60p over 4x 3G-SDI inputs
•    SDI auto signal detection  
•    Loop through output to broadcast monitors 
•    Three-year warranty 

FS-HDR v2.6 Firmware

  • Colorfront Engine support for new HDR output transforms:
    • S-Log3/BT.2020 Output Dynamic Range and Gamut
    • ARRI Log C Output Dynamic Range and Gamut
  • Updated BBC v1.2 HLG LUTs: 
    • SDR Scene Referred (SR) to HLG
    • SDR Display Referred (DR) to HLG
    • PQ 1000 nit to HLG
    • S-Log3 100% to HLG
    • S-Log3 200% (SR-Live) to HLG
    • HLG to SDR Display Referred (DR) 
    • HLG to PQ 1000 nit 
  • New BBC v1.2 HLG LUTs: 
    • SDR SR up-conversion to HLG
    • SDR DR up-conversion to HLG
    • PQ 4000 nit to HLG
    • HLG to SDR SR
  • LUT Uploads: Upload and store multiple custom 3D CUBE LUTs to FS-HDR using the web GUI, and use presets to recall. Use custom LUTs with the FS-HDR toolset to provide consistent looks with real time workflows.
  • Ganged Operation of Colorfront Engine parameters with the AJA FS-HDR Control Link app: Use the free FS-HDR Control Link application to gang multiple FS-HDRs on the same network, including four FS-HDRs for 8K workflows. Easily make Colorfront Engine adjustments by implementing parameter changes to one unit that simultaneously apply to all ganged units using FS-HDR’s applications GUI or a Tangent Element kB twelve knob panel.

Ki Pro Ultra Plus v4.0

  • Multi-Channel Independent File Naming: Add an additional independent name to each recorded file 
  • Forced Rollover: Option to push recording to second AJA Pak media slot at any time during capture
  • Moveable Timecode (TC): Assign the TC super out to one of six positions 
  • Analog Audio Mapping: Quickly and easily map channel pairs upon input as required without re-cabling 

HELO v3.0

•    RTMPE support for Facebook 
•    Enhanced HTTPS Security 
•    Chinese, Japanese and Korean language support in HELO’s web UI

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