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Corvid Ultra

Maximum Performance

Corvid Ultra is designed for high bandwidth applications such as 4K workflows where performance is critical. With built-in acceleration capabilities, AJA TruScale™ arbitrary scaling and dual expansion bays, Corvid Ultra can adapt to the specific needs of any workflow.

Powerful Processing

Corvid Ultra gives AJA's Developer Program partners access to unprecedented processing power. The fast 8x PCIe 2.0 host connection provides 2500+ MB/s data transfer speeds in each direction. Process images at a color depth up to 16-bit RGB with full color space conversion for the most demanding applications.

TruScale™

AJA’s TruScale™ technology enables high-quality, arbitrary image scaling, allowing Corvid Ultra to take any size raster, from the smallest web video to 5K resolution images, and scale to any other resolution while still maintaining the highest possible quality.

High Frame Rate Support

Easily work with any video format from SD through to 4K at up to 60 frames per second.

RAW Workflows

Powerful, onboard Debayering for RAW workflows at 4K resolutions up to 120fps using the upcoming CION camera. Perfect for sports and other fast-moving action.


 

Extensive Connectivity

Corvid Ultra connects easily to any workflow with a full set of video, audio and data connections, whether you’re working in 4K, 2K, HD or any combination. The small 2RU form factor makes integrating the power of Corvid Ultra easy in any location.

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Tech Specs


Video Formats

SD

  • 525i 29.97
  • 625i 25

HD

  • 720P 50, 59.94, 60
  • 1080i 25, 29.97, 30
  • 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
  • 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60

2K

  • 2048 x 1080P 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 60
  • 2048 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24

4K

  • 3840x2160P 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 48, 50, 59.94, 60
  • 4096x2160P 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 48, 50, 59.94, 60

Pixel Formats

  • 8-bit
    • YCbCr 4:2:2
    • RGB
    • RGBA
  • 10-bit
    • YCbCr 4:2:2
    • RGB
    • RGBA
  • 12-bit
    • YCbCr 4:2:2
    • RGB
    • RGBA
    • XYZ
    • XYZA
  • 16-bit
    • RGB

Video Inputs

  • 3G-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)
  • 4K/UltraHD 4:4:4 (4 x BNC)
  • Canon C500 RAW data

Video Outputs

  • 3G-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)
  • 4K/UltraHD 4:4:4 (4 x BNC)
  • HDMI v2.0b, 30/36 bits/pixel, RGB or YUV, 2.25Gbps, SD, HD, 1080p-50/60, 4K, 2K stereoscopic (full-size HDMI)

Audio Inputs

  • Digital:
    • 16-channel 24-bit SDI embedded, 48kHz synchronous
    • 16-channel 24-bit AES/EBU, 48kHz synchronous (8 x BNC)

Audio Outputs

  • Digital:
    • 16-channel 24-bit SDI embedded, 48kHz synchronous
    • 16-channel 24-bit AES/EBU, 48kHz synchronous (8 x BNC)
  • Analog:
    • 2-channel unbalanced output (2 x RCA)

Reference

  • Analog Reference Input (BNC)
  • Analog Reference Output, loop through (BNC)

Timecode

  • LTC timecode input and output (via 1 x BNC each)

Machine Control

  • RS-422, Sony 9-pin protocol
  • 9-pin D-connector pinout is as follows:
    1 GND
    2 RX-
    3 TX+
    4 GND
    5 No Collection
    6 GND
    7 RX+
    8 TX-
    9 GND
    Shell GND

Host Connection

  • 8-lane PCIe 2.0
  • 3-meter interconnect cable
  • 2500+ MB/sec (bi-directional)

Expansion Slots

  • Accepts AJA TruScale™ option card

Processing

  • 4 Capture frame stores
  • 4 Playback frame stores
  • 8 Color Space Converters (high precision)
  • 4 1D LUTs (12-bit)
  • 4 Debayering Widgets

Arbitrary Scaling

  • High-quality scaling from one resolution and aspect ration to any other
  • Not limited to standard formats
  • TruScale™ hardware option card for real time performance
  • Keyframeable control for animated pan and scan

Physical

  • Width: 17.25” (43.8cm), compatible with standard 19” racks
  • Height: 3.375” (8.57cm), 2 rack units (2 RU)
  • Depth: 11.625” (29.5cm), including connectors