AJA Video Systems is shipping its new KONA 3G multi-format SD/HD/Dual Link/3G/2K video I/O capture card for Mac and PC-based systems.
“Our KONA family of products has long set the standard for performance and reliability in professional video I/O, and the KONA 3G carries that tradition,” said AJA President, Nick Rashby. “KONA 3G is the highest-end offering in our KONA line and provides our customers with incredible flexibility supporting everything from SD to 2K, 3D, 3G SDI and more to suit the demands of today’s multi-camera, multi-format project workflows.”
KONA 3G provides professional editors with the “utmost” in workflow flexibility, supporting a broad range of video formats including: 10-bit uncompressed video 3G/HD/SD SDI I/O, new HDMI 1.4a output for stereographic monitoring to consumer 3D displays, 8-channel AES digital audio I/O (16-channel AES with optional K3G-Box) and 16-channel SDI embedded audio I/O, real-time hardware-based up/down/cross conversion to support a range of SD and HD formats, dual-link HD, even 2K formats, a hardware-based downstream keyer and more.
To extend the connectivity of KONA 3G even further, AJA has also released an optional K3G-Box. This 19-inch, 1RU rack-mountable breakout box adds an additional 8 AES audio channels, 2-channel RCA analogue audio monitoring jacks and looping BNC Genlock reference connectors.
US MSRP for KONA 3G is $1995 and for the K3G-Box is $395.