Developer Comparison

Developer Comparison

Io Family and T-TAP

Model

Io 4K Plus
Io 4K Plus
Io IP
Io IP
Io 4K
Io 4K
Io XT
Io XT
T-TAP
T-TAP
AJA SDK NTV2 NTV2 NTV2 NTV2 NTV2
Windows
macOS
Current Firmware 2/19/2019 2/1/2019 12/14/2018 8/24/2018 5/16/2018
Multiple Firmwares* (8k/ 4k/ ST2110 shown) - - -
First Supported SDK Version 14.2 15.2 10.5 10.1 10.3.2

Video Support Overview

Io 4K Plus Io IP Io 4K Io XT T-TAP
HDR - -
HFR -
4K/UHD - - -
2K/HD 1080p -
2K/HD 1080 PsF
HD 1080i/HD 720p
SD
47.95/48p (2K, 4K or 8K only) - -

Video Capabilities

Io 4K Plus Io IP Io 4K Io XT T-TAP
Maximum Number of SDI Video Inputs 4 (12G) - 4 (3G) 2 (3G) -
Maximum Number of SDI Video Outputs 4 (12G) - 4 (3G) 2 (3G) 1
Total Number of SDI Video I/O Spigots 4 (12G) - 4 (3G) - 1 (3G)
Total Number of SDI Monitor Spigots 1 (3G) 1 (3G) 1 (3G) - -
Maximum Number of HDMI Video Inputs 1 (2.0) - 1 (1.3) 1 (1.3) -
Maximum Number of HDMI Video Outputs 1 (2.0) 1 (2.0) 1 (1.4b) 1 (1.3) 1
Total Number of HDMI Video I/O Ports 2 (2.0) 1 (2.0) 2 2 1
Total Number of 10GbE SFP+ cages - 2 - - -
Number of Analog Video Outputs - - - 1 -
Independent-Simultaneous I/O - -
SMPTE 424 3G I/O -
SMPTE 259/292/296
SMPTE 372 Dual Link -
SMPTE 2110 - - - -
SMPTE 2022-6/7 - - - -
8/10 bit RGB Framestore Formats -
Number of Independent Framestores 4 4 4/2 2 1
Up/Down/Cross-Conversion - - - / ✓ -
Number of 1D Luts 5 5 4 2 -
Number of Mixer/Keyer Widgets 2 2 2 1 -
Number of Color Space Converters - - 4 2 -
Video Key I/O -
Multiple 2K/HD Extraction from 4K - - -
XYZ & XYZA 12 Bit Support - - - -

Audio

Io 4K Plus Io IP Io 4K Io XT T-TAP
Number of Embedded Audio Channels per SDI stream 16 16 16 16 16
Number of Embedded Audio Channels per HDMI stream 8 8 8 8 8
Number of Analog Audio Channels 8 8 8 out - -
Unbalanced Analog RCA Monitor Out (stereo pair) - - -
Headphone Output (mini-jack, stereo pair) -

Ancillary

Io 4K Plus Io IP Io 4K Io XT T-TAP
SMPTE 12M-2 (RP188)
Expanded VANC Support -
Number of LTC Inputs 1 1 2 1 -
Number of LTC Outputs 1 - 2 1 -

Reference

Io 4K Plus Io IP Io 4K Io XT T-TAP
Genlock -
Analog Reference Input -
Tri-Level Sync -

Physical and Electrical

Io 4K Plus Io IP Io 4K Io XT T-TAP
PCIe Gen 2.0 - - -
PCIe Gen 3.0 - - -
Number of PCIe Lanes 4 4 4 4 4
Thunderbolt 3 - - -
Thunderbolt 2 - - - -
Thunderbolt - - - -
Number of Thunderbolt Ports 2 2 2 2
RS 422 - -
Number of DMA Engines 2 2 2 2 2
DMA Tranfer Rate in MB/s (typical) 2400 2400 1400 500 200
Number of Thunderbolt Ports 2 2 2 2 1
Low Profile Version Available - - - - 1
Breakout Cable (BoC) Available - - - - 1
Breakout Box (BoB) Available - - - - 1
Bypass Relays/Watchdog Timer - - - - 1
Chassis Dimensions H x W x Depth (inches) 8.74 x 8.11 x 1.65 8.74 x 8.11 x 1.65 1.6 × 8.7 × 7.2 1.6 × 8.2 × 5.3 2.95 x 0.7 x 2.28
Power Delivery [PCIe slot, PCIe ATX, ext-PS] external PS external PS external PS external PS -
Power Consumption in Watts (maximum) 36W, 70W if power delivery to external devices 38W, 72W if power delivery to external devices 23W 22W 6.5W

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 X, Avid Media Composer Products and Telestream Wirecast only.