AJA Authorized Reseller - South Africa
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AJA Video is a leading manufacturer of high-quality and cost-effective digital video interface, conversion and Desktop solutions supporting the professional broadcast and post-production markets.
New from AJA at NAB
Get Ready For 4K Unite 4K, QuadHD, 2K and HD with breakthrough features and quality.
Ki Pro Quad is the 4K recording solution that makes working with 4K material practical, today. Work with either Canon RAW data or any 4K baseband video signal and record ready-to-edit 4K Apple ProRes files in real time directly to removable Pak SSD modules. ProRes files use a fraction of the storage space compared to uncompressed or RAW 4Kmaterial while still maintaining pristine image quality.
RAW data is passed unmodifed via Thunderbolt™ for recording while simultaneously being debayered in real time and output at 4K resolution
as well as down converted to HD-SDI and HDMI for all monitoring and playback needs. For HD users, the Ki Pro Quad is the first in the family to support ProRes 4444 for HD workfows as well as 4K.
4K monitoring made easy.
Convert 4 x 3G-SDI 4K signals to 4K HDMI
Get 4K monitoring under control with Hi5-4K.
Convert professional 4K or QuadHD signals, using 4 x 3G-SDI inputs, to
the single HDMI 1.4a connection used on newer, more affordable 4K HDMI monitors.
Hi5-4K also supports your current HD-SDI to HDMI needs for use now and into the future.
• Integrate the latest 4K monitors into professional environments.
• Supports HD-SDI to HDMI conversion as well as 4K.
• Available now for R5650.00 ex vat
ROI (Region of interest Scaling)
Bringing computers and video together.
DVI/HDMI to SDI conversion with Region of Interest scaling
ROI merges computer DVI and HDMI signals into the video world with high quality conversion and scaling to SDI output.
The key is AJA's Region of Interest scaling technology, which allows any portion of the computer screen to be selected and scaled, using AJA's high quality algorithms, to fit within the output frame. This allows for isolation of individual windows or elimination of taskbars and other
unnecessary interface elements, making ROI the ideal choice for AV, broadcast and post production needs.
• DVI pass through allows ROI to be inserted inline.
• Region of Interest scales any portion of the computer screen to !t the SDI output.
• Interactive region selection with free MiniConfig software.
• Embeds analog computer audio into the SDI output.
• REF IN locks the SDI output for clean integration.
• Available now for R9500.00 ex vat
AJA is pleased to announce that the current line of KONA products, the new Thunderbolt-enabled Io XT, and the Io Express will be supporting the recently announced Avid Media Composer® 6.0, Avid NewsCutter® 10.0 and Avid Symphony® 6.0 software with AJA v10 driver software and AJA Open I/O Plug-ins due to ship at the same time as the Avid Software updates.
The new v10 driver software for Mac and PC, and AJA Open I/O Plug-ins, Now you can support all major post-production workflows with one AJA Edit product, including software from Apple, Adobe, Avid, Autodesk, Media 100, and many more!
AJA Video Systems Sweeps NAB 2012 Best of Show Awards !
Ki Pro Quad (R 35525.00 vat inc) T-TAP (R2215.00 vat inc) are planned for availability later this year and Ki Pro Rack (R 35 525.00 vat inc ) is available now
Complete feature sets and product information are available at www.aja.com.
Read more about AJA's support for Avid here.
The AJA Edit products supported in Avid's new software are:
• KONA 3G
• KONA 3
• KONA LHi
• KONA LHe Plus
• Io Express
• Io XT NEW RELEASE
AJA has worked closely with Avid for many years, providing I/O solutions for DS® with OEM KONA and more recently for Media Composer 5.5 with Io Express. We are extremely proud to now also support Media Composer, Symphony, and NewsCutter with KONA, Io Express, and Io XT!
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The AJA Ki Pro is a tapeless video recording device that records high-quality Apple ProRes 422 QuickTime files onto computer-friendly media. Because it features SD/HD-SDI, HDMI, and analog inputs, you can interface with virtually any type of camera you might own or rent. Enjoy monitoring flexibility through Ki Pro's numerous simultaneous outputs, connecting to both professional and consumer monitors.
Ki Pro is portable and rugged; designed for real production environments. With the optional exo-skeleton it can sit below your camera-out of the way of your battery adapters, wireless mics and other accessories. Integration with your other production gear is seamless.
Ki Pro is intuitive to operate. Alongside the camera, the familiar VTR-like buttons provide immediate controls for basic operation. From a distance, use a web browser via ethernet or WiFi to control operations from a laptop or iPhone.
Lens to Post in a Flash. The Highly Portable 10-bit 4:2:2 Flash Disk Recorder
Ki Pro Mini is the smallest and simplest way of connecting production and post, anywhere shooting takes you. With a miniature form factor that makes for the smallest camera and recorder package available, Ki Pro Mini is powerful, supporting all four types of Apple ProRes 422 (including HQ, LT and Proxy). The newest member of the award winning Ki Pro family, Ki Pro Mini simplifies the link between production and post by unobtrusively fitting in small spaces and acquiring on the best codec for use with Apple Final Cut Studio, from any SDI or HDMI camera, regardless of format. With its high quality digital connectivity, you've got the perfect solution for portable on-set digital capture.
* Extreme Portability for any shooting environment
* 10-bit full raster recording to Apple ProRes 422 SD and HD formats
* Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
Apple ProRes 422
Apple ProRes (LT)
Apple ProRes (Proxy)
* Record Edit-Ready SD/HD files from any camera to Compact Flash (CF) cards
* Skip log and capture with instant mounting of native OSX media
* Professional connectivity through SD/HD SDI and HDMI I/O AJA's Ki Pro Mini was designed as a miniature field recorder for creating "ready- to-edit" professional digital video. Ki Pro Mini supports an Apple "file-based" workflow by recording standard Apple ProRes 422 QuickTime files on industry standard Compact Flash (CP) media. When removed, Compact Flash cards function as standard HFS drives when connected to a Mac computer via any standard off the shelf Compact Flash reader.
Ki Pro Mini's multi-purpose mechanical design and small form factor allow flexibility in mounting to the camera or tripod using industry standard mounting plates or shoe adapters. An optional Ki Pro Mini mounting plate offers a wide variety of bolt patterns for mating either side of the unit with virtually any camera accessory bracket.
Like AJA's famous Ki Pro, KONA and Io HD desktop products, Ki Pro Mini offers unparalleled I/O quality. Within its portable and rugged form factor, Ki Pro Mini offers broadcast quality SD/HD digital I/O including SDI, HD-SDI and HDMI, two channels of balanced analog audio input (2 XLRs) with switch selectable line/mic levels, and LTC timecode input.
Control options are flexible, with front panel and web browser interfaces provided (Ethernet 10/100/1000 via an RJ45 connector).
Highly Accurate, Cost Effective Mocap
Fitted with 18 fast, lightweight, daisy-chained gyroscopes allowing for flexible performance and the ability to perform fast gymnastic movements as wells as smooth gentle nuance motions.
• Fast, lightweight gyroscopes
• Production quality data
• Portable & Easy to Use
Ease of Use
Both lightweight and comfortable to wear, the IGS-180 combines a durable Lycra based sensor placement suit with robust gyroscopic technology. The IGS-180 comes ready calibrated, so a beginner can install the system and start recording motion capture data in less than 30 minutes. The portability of the system means that it can be taken to countless suitable motion capture environments.
The IGS-180 offers highly accurate, nuance rich motion capture data at an affordable price and is ideal for professionals and higher education institutes alike.
Like all Animazoo systems, the IGS-180 does not suffer from occlusion or marker swapping and has all the benefits of a wireless data connection.
Data from the IGS-180 can be captured with Animazoo OS in 30/60/120 frames per second.
Using Animazoo's powerful drivers and plug-ins, data can be imported into all leading animation packages including MotionBuilder, Maya, 3D Studio Max and Blender and has real-time drivers for MotionBuilder, Siemens Jack, UDK and Unity.
NEWS: Tshwane university of technology purchase the Gypsy-6, Find out how they are using this technology.
Accurate, Affordable Mocap
Featuring 15 standard inertial gyroscopes, the IGS-150 provides accurate, nuance rich motion capture at an affordable price.
• Fast, lightweight gyroscopes
• Production quality data
• Portable & Easy to Use
Ease of Use
The IGS-150 comes ready calibrated, so a beginner can install the system and start recording motion capture data in less than 30 minutes. The portability of the system means that it can be taken to countless suitable motion capture environments.
The IGS-150 offers accurate full body motion capture data at an affordable price and is ideal for education institutes, independent developers and animators. Like all Animazoo systems, the IGS-150 does not suffer from occlusion or marker swapping.
Data from the IGS-150 can be captured with Animazoo OS in 30/60/120 frames per second.
Using Animazoo’s powerful drivers and plug-ins, data can be imported into all leading animation packages including MotionBuilder, Maya, 3DS and Blender and has real-time drivers for MotionBuilder, UDK and Unity.
Announcing the Thunderbolt-equipped Io XT, a new portable, compact capture and playback solution that offers the power of KONA desktop systems.
Io XT uses the blazing-fast 10Gbps available bandwidth on the latest Thunderbolt-equipped Macs to deliver true desktop-level performance to your MacBook Pro, enhancing the quality and speed of your workflow - wherever you are.
Designed for today's workflows, Io XT provides compatibility with the most popular NLE programs, the newest codecs, video formats, stereoscopic 3D workflows, and more.
Io XT connects to your Mac with a single Thunderbolt cable and provides a second connector for daisy-chaining other Thunderbolt devices, such as storage, making it perfect for on set, or in the edit suite.
It's loaded with KONA-grade features that provide 3G/Dual-link/HD/SD-SDI, Component Analog, and HDMI connectivity. AJA's industry-proven OS X software and drivers provide extensive codec and media support - and superior 10-bit "always-on" hardware-based up/down/cross conversions allow you to seamlessly ingest and output in the video format of your choice.
Pair Io XT with a MacBook Pro and Thunderbolt-based storage solution and you've got a no-compromises, fast editing system - portable enough to fit in a backpack.
Io XT Features:
Thunderbolt ports (supports multiple Thunderbolt-enabled device "daisy-chaining")
3G/HD/SD-SDI inputs and outputs
Single link SDI 4:2:2 or 4:4:4; Dual-link SDI 4:4:4 support
HDMI input and output• Analog component/composite output, 10-bit
Video Up, Down, and Cross conversion (hardware-based, 10-bit)
8-Channel embedded SDI audio I/O• 8-Channel analog audio output (via standard DB-25-type cable)
Front panel LED VU meters and Headphone output w/level control• Reference In/LTC In (selectable)
RS-422 4-pin XLR Power (AC adapter included)
AJA Technical Support and International Warranty included
The professional's choice for uncompressed SD, HD, Dual Link HD, 2K, and 3G
KONA 3G features 10-bit Uncompressed video I/O, the newest HDMI 1.4a support for 3D workflows, 16-channel SDI embedded audio I/O, and up to 16-channel AES digital audio I/O (8 with breakout cable or 16 with optional K3G-Box). Add to that realtime hardware-based up/down/cross conversion for efficiently working with a wide variety of SD and HD, 3G, dual-link HD, even 2K formats, a hardware downstream keyer for compositing graphics without rendering, and so much more.
For Mac and PC
KONA Cards For Every Application or Workflow
Solid performance and powerful features. Unparalleled reliability. Built for video professionals by video professionals.
KONA capture display and mastering solutions for SD, HD, Dual Link HD and 2K on a Mac or PC lie at the heart of your post-production process.
The working professional, whether non-linear editor, compositor, motion graphics or 3D artist, needs to connect their software with a range of hardware everyday.
KONA cards installed in your Mac or PC bring the world to you and your creativity to the world.
Ingest from Analog or Digital sources, such as Decks and Cameras.
Display your work in action to Broadcast Monitors, Plasmas and Projectors.
Monitor your multi-track audio through your Mixers and Speakers.
Master your project to HD and SD simultaneously on Digital or Analog tapes or disks.
Master all formats with KONA.
In a world of myriad HD standards, SD needs, 2K beauty, KONA cards offer maximum connectivity like HD/SD SDI, Component, HDMI and flexibility with superior conversion capability, allowing you to place the needs of your project first.
Unburden your CPU.
Within supported applications, KONA's Hardware Scalar Acceleration takes a portion of the codec processing load off the CPU, allowing your computer to concentrate on what you care about, more RealTime effects.
No more raster resize rendering. KONA's superior "always-on" 10-bit hardware-based Up/Cross/Down conversion offers you the ability to ingest to the standard of your project while displaying and mastering live simultaneously to HD and SD as your needs require.
AJA Video's IoHD
The Io family of products provide a simple elegant plug-in solution for working with Final Cut Pro on a Mac. With a single FireWire connection, any Io connects to a Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, or Power Mac and provides audio and video I/O, connection to VTRs, Genlock and integrated Final Cut Pro drivers. With the proper FireWire card and external drives, you can even use Io products with an Apple laptop. Io products are the simple solution for building a Mac-based video finishing system.
All of AJA's Io products have been co-developed with Apple for use with Final Cut Pro to deliver powerful video/audio capture, editing and video production - all in a single, integrated system. Each member of the family comes with special Final Cut Pro presets to facilitate ease of use. The Io driver also provides RGB support, allowing for the direct video output of applications such as Adobe After Effects™, Autodesk Combustion™ and Apple Motion™.
Blackmagic design believe that the video industry is rapidly changing from a vertical market of specialized hardware design into a horizontal market of open standards engineering.
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AJA’s miniature stand-alone converters are available in both HD and SDI product lines, with a full range of conversion and other capabilities.
GEN10 HD/SD Sync Generator10 Blackburst and Tri-level Sync Generator
HI5 HD-SDI/SDI to HDMI Video and Audio Converter
HD10AVA SD/HD analog composite or component video and 4-channel analog audio to SD/HD-SDI with embedded audio
ADA4 4-channel bi-directional audio A/D and D/A converter
HD10C2 HD-SDI and SDI digital-to-analog converter, 10-bit
HD10A HD analog-to-serial digital converter, 10-bit HD
HD5DA HD serial digital distribution amplifier
HD10DA HD/SD (dual-rate) re-clocking 1x6 serial digital DA
HD10MD3 HD miniature digital downconverter
HD10AM HD/SD 8-channel AES embedder/disembedder
HD10AMA HD/SD 4-channel analog audio embedder/disembedder
HDP HD-SD/SDI to DVI-D and audio converter
D5PSW SDI protection switch
D10A Component analog to SDI converter, 10-bit
D10C SDI to component analog converter, 10-bit
D10CE Universal SDI to component and composite converter, 10-bit
D10C2 Universal SDI to component or composite video converter, 10-bit
D10AD Universal component or composite to SDI converter, 10-bit
D4E SDI to NTSC/PAL encoder
D5CE SDI to NTSC/PAL or component converter
D5D NTSC/PAL to SDI decoder
D5DA SDI distribution amplifier
C10 Series Serial/parallel converters
D10CEA SDI to analog audio and video converter
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AJA’s line of rackmounted converters features excellent video specifications and high reliability. A complete range of digital/analog interface modules are available. All these cards fit AJA’s R-Series frames, and many can be used in third-party frames.
The following is our complete selection of rackmount converters. Click on the model name for more information.
ANYTHING-IN, ANYTHING OUT CONVERTER
FS1 Universal SD/HD Audio/Video Frame Synchronizer and Converter
RD10MD Dual HD to SD downconverter
RH10UC RH10UC SDI to HD-SDI upconverter with motion adaption and Genlock
RH10MD HD downconverter and HD-SDI distribution amplifier
RH10DA Dual-rate HD/SD 1x8 re-clocking distribution amplifier
R20AD Universal component/composite to SDI converter, 10-bit
R20CE Universal SDI to component/composite video converter, 10-bit
R20DA 1x8 SDI distribution amplifier
RD20DA Dual channel SDI distribution amplifier
RD5CE Dual universal SDI to component/composite converter
R44E 4-channel SDI to NTSC/PAL converter
R10CE 1x4 SDI DA and 10-bit component/composite analog converter
R5CE 1x4 SDI DA and 8-bit component/composite analog converter
FSG Frame sync/Genlock module option for R-series cards
for further information please visit the AJA website