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AJA ( KONA 4 ) 4K,2K,3G/Dual Link/HD/SD I/O, 10-bit PCIe Card, HDMI output with HFR support

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AJA ( KONA 4 ) 4K,2K,3G/Dual Link/HD/SD I/O, 10-bit PCIe Card, HDMI output with HFR support. Professional Performance, Unparalleled Reliability
Built for the exacting demands of video professionals, The KONA 4 card offers the highest quality video and audio I/O with a range of features tuned for your workflow. 
The KONA 4 is a 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. KONA 4 has the power for the work you do today and into the future.
Included in box
  • 1 x KONA 4 10-bit 8-lane PCIe 2.0 Card

About the AJA KONA 4

Professional Performance, Unparalleled Reliability
Built for the exacting demands of video professionals, The KONA 4 card offers the highest quality video and audio I/O with a range of features tuned for your workflow. 

The KONA 4 is a 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. KONA 4 has the power for the work you do today and into the future.

Video Output Digital3G-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424
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
HDMI v2.0b, 30/36 bits/pixel, RGB or YUV, 2.25Gbps, SD, HD and UHD with HFR support up to 60p 4:2:0
Video Input Digital
3G/SD/HD SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424, 8- or 10-bits
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
1D LUT Support
Video Output Analogue
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)
Down-conversionHardware 10-bit
Anamorphic:full-screen
Letterbox:image is reduced with black top and bottom added to image area with the aspect ratio preserved
Crop:image is cropped to fit new screen size
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)
Up-ConversionHardware 10-bit
Anamorphic: full-screen
Pillar box 4:3: results in a 4:3 image in center of screen with black sidebars
Zoom 14:9: results in a 4:3 image zoomed slightly to fill a 14:9 image with black side bars
Zoom Letterbox:results in image zoomed to fill full screen
Zoom Wide: results in a combination of zoom and horizontal stretch to fill a 16:9 screen; this setting can introduce a
small aspect ratio change
Cross-conversionHardware 10-bit
1080i to 720p
720p to 1080i
720p to 1080PsF
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 anamorphic image.
TimecodeLTC timecode input and output (via 1 x BNC each)
Machine ControlRS-422, Sony 9-pin protocol (via breakout cable or optional K3G-Box) 9-pin D-connector pinout is as follows:
1GND
2RX-
3TX+
4GND
5No Collection
6GND
7RX+
8TX-
9GND
ShellGND
Reference InputAnalog Color Black (1V) or Composite Sync (2 or 4V)
Looping
75 ohm on optional K3G-Box, terminated on supplied breakout cable

Powerful
KONA 4’s extensive 4K support allows output directly from editing systems to 4K projectors or monitors, including HFR support at 50/60p and 4K HDMI output to support the latest UltraHD monitors, allowing editors and clients to view full resolution 4K images as they work.

High Frame Rate support
KONA 4 has the power to support 4K High Frame Rate (HFR) at 50p and 60p for the most demanding 4K and UHD workflows.

4K HDMI output
The HDMI output is capable of displaying 4K/UHD via HDMI to many of the new UltraHD monitors, making full-resolution monitoring affordable while stil maintaining pristine image quality.

Integration
KONA 4 supports both Windows and Linux, providing incredible 4K and multi-channel power for a wide range of applications.

Professional Connectivity
KONA 4 features bi-directional 3G-SDI connections that can be used for input and output. HDMI 2.0b 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.

Hardware Keying
The built-in hardware downstream keyer allows graphics and images to be overlaid on the input video to the card for easy overlays. 

AJA hardware conversion
KONA 4’s broadcast quality up, down, cross-converter unifies resolutions, simplifying workflows and eliminating the need to adjust resolution within software.

Documentation
12.49 MB- 22-09-2014

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