AJA KONA4

KONA 4

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  • Powerful - In addition to HFR support at 4K up to 50/60fps, KONA 4 also supports AJA Raw capture at up to 120 fps via 4 3G-SDI connections. Create beautiful and detailed slow motion with an engaging cinematic feel via AJA Control Room.
  • Integration - KONA 4’s broadcast quality up, down, cross converter unifies resolutions, simplifying workflows and eliminating the need to adjust resolution within software. The powerful hardware downstream keyer allows graphics and images to be overlaid on the video being input to the card.
  • Pro Connectivity - KONA 4 features bi-directional 3G-SDIconnections that can be used for input and output. HDMI 1.4a monitoring output, LTC I/O, Genlock input, RS-422 control, configurable 3 x BNC SD/HD analog video output and 8-channel AES audio I/O allow KONA 4 to integrate into a variety of workflows.
  • Additional Features:
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The AJA KONA® 4 offers users a single, powerful 8-lane PCIe 2.0 video and audio desktop I/O card with unparalleled features for handling everything from SD to HD, 2K, and 4K with full 10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 color spaces for fantastic image clarity. The futureproof architecture means you can easily work with HD and 2K now and switch to working at 4K resolution when the need arises, even at frame rates up to 50/60 fps, without the requirement for new hardware. KONA 4 has the power for the work you do today and into the future.

AJA KONA 4 Features:

  • Powerful - In addition to HFR support at 4K up to 50/60fps, KONA 4 also supports AJA Raw capture at up to 120 fps via 4 3G-SDI connections. Create beautiful and detailed slow motion with an engaging cinematic feel via AJA Control Room.
  • Integration - KONA 4’s broadcast quality up, down, cross converter unifies resolutions, simplifying workflows and eliminating the need to adjust resolution within software. The powerful hardware downstream keyer allows graphics and images to be overlaid on the video being input to the card.
  • Pro Connectivity - KONA 4 features bi-directional 3G-SDIconnections that can be used for input and output. HDMI 1.4a monitoring output, LTC I/O, Genlock input, RS-422 control, configurable 3 x BNC SD/HD analog video output and 8-channel AES audio I/O allow KONA 4 to integrate into a variety of workflows.
  • Additional Features:
  • Supports 4K and UltraHD ingest and output at frame rates up to 50/60 fps
  • Supports AJA Raw capture at 4K up to 120 fps via AJA Control Room
  • Real time up-, down-, cross conversion with pristine 10-bit quality
  • Mac, Windows and Linux support via AJA’s Developer SDK
  • 10-bit 4K/UltraHD and 2K/Dual-link/HD/SD input and output
  • HDMI 1.4 output with additional support for UltraHD 50/60 fps 4:2:0
  • 8-ch. AES/EBU, 8-ch. embedded HDMI, and 16-ch. embedded
  • SDI digital audio I/O
  • Supports 4:4:4 and 4:2:2 workflows
  • Extend external connectivity with K3G-BOX breakout box option (sold separately)

AJA KONA 4 Specifications:

  • Video Output Digital
    • 3G-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424, 8-bit, 10-bit and 12-bit*
    • Single Link 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 (1 x BNC)
    • Dual Link HD 4:4:4, (2 x BNC)
    • 2K HSDL (High Speed Data Link) 4:4:4, (2 x BNC)
    • 4K/UltraHD 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 up to 50/60 fps
    • HDMI v2.0, 30/36 bits/pixel, RGB or YUV, 2.25Gbps, SD, HD and UHD with HFR support up to 50/60 fps 4:2:0
  • *Bit-depth support is application-dependent. Check with your software manufacturer for compatibility.
  • Video Input Digital
    • 3G-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424, 8-bit, 10-bit and 12-bit*
    • Single Link 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 (1 x BNC)
    • Dual Link HD 4:4:4 (2 x BNC)
    • 2K HSDL (High Speed Data Link) 4:4:4, (2 x BNC)
    • 4K/UltraHD 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 up to 50/60 fps
    • 1D LUT Support
  • *Bit-depth support is application-dependent. Check with your software manufacturer for compatibility.
  • Video Output Analog
    • Composite/S-Video (Y/C) (1 x BNC/2x BNC+adapter)
    • NTSC, NTSCJ, PAL
    • Component (3 x BNC)
    • HD: YPbPr, RGB
    • SD: YPbPr, RGB (component mode)
    • SMPTE/EBU N10, Betacam 525 line, Betacam 525J, RGB
    • 12-bit D/A, 8x oversampling
    • +/- .2 dB to 5.0 MHz Y Frequency Response
    • +/- .2 dB to 1 MHz C Frequency Response
    • 5% 2T pulse response
    • < 1% Diff Phase
    • < 1% Diff Gain
    • < 1% ns Y/C delay inequity
  • Downstream Keyer
    • Supports graphics with alpha channel over video, matte or framebuffer, or framebuffer content over incoming video or matte.
  • Audio Input Digital
    • 16-channel, 24-bit SDI embedded audio, 48kHz sample rate, Synchronous
    • 8-channel, 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48kHz sample rate, Synchronous or Non-synchronous, Internal sample rate conversion (via 4 x BNC on breakout cable)
    • 16-channel, 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48 kHz sample rate, Synchronous (via 8 x BNC on optional K3G-Box)
  • Audio Output Digital
    • 16-channel, 24-bit SDI embedded audio, 48kHz sample rate, Synchronous
    • 8-channel, 24-bit HDMI embedded audio, 48kHz sample rate, Synchronous
    • 8-channel, 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48kHz sample rate, Synchronous or Non-synchronous, Internal sample rate conversion (via 4 x BNC on breakout cable)
    • 16-channel, 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48 kHz sample rate, Synchronous (via 8 x BNC on optional K3G-Box)

SD to SD Aspect Ration Conversion

  • Letterbox: This transforms SD anamorphic material to a letterboxed image.
  • H Crop: Will produce a horizontally stretched effect on the image; transforms anamorphic SD to full frame
  • SD Pillarbox: Will produce an image in the center of the screen with black borders on the left and right sides and an anamorphized image in the center
  • V Crop: Will transform SD letterbox material to an anamorphicimage.
  • Timecode
    • LTC timecode input and output (via 1 x BNC each)
  • Machine Control
    • RS-422, Sony 9-pin protocol (via breakout cable or optional K3G-Box)
    • 9-pin D-connector pinout is as follows:
    • Pin 1=GND
    • Pin 2=RX-
    • Pin 3=TX+
    • Pin 4=GND
    • Pin 5=No Connection
    • Pin 6=GND
    • Pin 7=RX+
    • Pin 8=TX-
    • Pin 9=GND
    • Shell=GND
  • Reference Input
    • Analog Color Black (1V) or Composite Sync (2 or 4V)
    • Looping
    • 75 ohm on optional K3G-Box (sold separately), terminated on supplied breakout cable

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