Developer Comparison

Corvid Family

Model

Corvid 88
Corvid 88
Corvid 44 12G
Corvid 44 12G
Corvid 44 12G BNC
Corvid 44 12G BNC
Corvid 44
Corvid 44
Corvid 44 BNC
Corvid 44 BNC
Corvid 22
Corvid 22
Corvid HEVC
Corvid HEVC
AJA SDK NTV2 NTV2 NTV2 NTV2 NTV2 NTV2 NTV2
Windows
macOS
Linux
Current Firmware 04/28/2021 06/22/2021 06/22/2021 03/15/2021 03/15/2021 08/11/2014 06/20/2017
First Supported SDK Version 12.0 15.2 15.2 12.1 12.1 Mac 2.1 12.4.2

Video Support Overview

Corvid 88 Corvid 44 12G Corvid 44 12G BNC Corvid 44 Corvid 44 BNC Corvid 22 Corvid HEVC
HDR via SDI - -
HFR -
8K/UHD2 - - - - -
4K/UHD - -
2K/HD 1080p
2K/HD 1080 PsF
HD 1080i/HD 720p
SD
47.95/48p (2K, 4K or 8K only) - -

Video Capabilities

Corvid 88 Corvid 44 12G Corvid 44 12G BNC Corvid 44 Corvid 44 BNC Corvid 22 Corvid HEVC
Maximum Number of SDI Video Inputs 8 (3G) 4 (12G) 4 (12G) 4 (3G) 4 (3G) 2 (3G) 4 (3G)
Maximum Number of SDI Video Outputs 8 (3G) 4 (12G) 4 (12G) 4 (3G) 4 (3G) 2 (3G) -
Total Number of SDI Video I/O Spigots 8 (3G) 4 (12G) 4 (12G) 4 (3G) 4 (3G) 4 (3G) -
Independent-Simultaneous I/O
SMPTE 424 3G I/O
SMPTE 259/292/296
SMPTE 372 Dual Link - -
8/10 bit RGB Framestore Formats -
Number of Independent Framestores 8 4 4 4 4 2 8
Number of 1D Luts 8 5 5 4 4 1 0
Number of 2D Luts 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Number of Mixer/Keyer Widgets 4 2 2 2 2 2 4
Number of Color Space Converters 8 5 5 4 4 2 4
Video Key I/O

Audio

Corvid 88 Corvid 44 12G Corvid 44 12G BNC Corvid 44 Corvid 44 BNC Corvid 22 Corvid HEVC
Number of Embedded Audio Channels per SDI stream 16 16 16 16 16 16 16

Ancillary

Corvid 88 Corvid 44 12G Corvid 44 12G BNC Corvid 44 Corvid 44 BNC Corvid 22 Corvid HEVC
SMPTE 12M-2 (RP188)
Expanded VANC Support
Number of LTC Inputs 1 2 2 1 1 2 1
Number of LTC Outputs - - - - - 2 -

Reference

Corvid 88 Corvid 44 12G Corvid 44 12G BNC Corvid 44 Corvid 44 BNC Corvid 22 Corvid HEVC
Genlock -
Analog Reference Input -
Tri-Level Sync -

Physical and Electrical

Corvid 88 Corvid 44 12G Corvid 44 12G BNC Corvid 44 Corvid 44 BNC Corvid 22 Corvid HEVC
PCIe Gen 1.0 - - - - - -
PCIe Gen 2.0 - - -
PCIe Gen 3.0 - - - - -
Number of PCIe Lanes 8 8 8 8 8 4 8
RS 422 -
Number of DMA Engines 2 2 + 2 [in each direction (4 total)] 2 + 2 [in each direction (4 total)] 2 2 3 2
DMA Tranfer Rate in MB/s (typical) 2400 6200 - 6800 [Host system dependent] 6200 - 6800 [Host system dependent] 2400 2400 500 2400
Peer to Peer DMA transfers (unavailable in MacOS & requires special firmware) - - - -
Low Profile Version Available - - - -
Board Dimensions (w x d x h) 0.88" x 7.25" x 4.88" (22.36 × 184.15 × 123.96 mm) T= 0.75" x 7.0" x 4.75" (19 x 178 x 121 mm) S= 0.75" x 7.0" x 3.15" (19 x 178 x 80 mm) 0.75" x 7.0" x 4.75" (19 x 178 x 121 mm) 0.88" x 7.25" x 4.88" (22.36 × 184.15 × 123.96 mm) 0.73" × 6.6” × 2.72” (18.54 × 167.64 × 69.09 mm) 0.708" x 6.57" x 3.86" (17.99 x 166.88 x 98.05 mm) 0.88" x 7.5" x 5.0" (22.36 x 190.50 x 127.00 mm)
Power Delivery [PCIe slot, PCIe ATX, ext-PS] PCIe slot PCIe slot or ATX PCIe slot or ATX PCIe slot PCIe slot PCIe slot PCIe slot
Power Consumption in Watts (maximum) 23W 32W 32W 19W 19W 15W 44W

Please contact third party companies for specifics around their stated support for AJA products.

AJA Desktop Software from AJA provides direct support and plug-ins for: Adobe Creative Cloud Premiere Pro, After Effects and Audition products, AJA Control Room, Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer Products and Telestream Wirecast only.