As more and more editorial, graphics, vfx and color work is being done on set and in the field, the ability to run full-featured software on laptop computers along with compact video and audio I/O solutions has rapidly increased. AJA Io products answer that call by providing desktop-level functionality in a portable form factor that's powerful enough to deliver in the edit suite, and sturdy enough to handle life in the field. AJA offers solutions encompassing Thunderbolt™ standards all the way up to Thunderbolt 3 with 12G-SDI and HDMI v2.0, as well as mobile USB 3 and PCIe devices.
Despite their small footprints, Io, T-TAP and U-TAP products are packed with comprehensive I/O options depending on model; including 12G-SDI, 3G-SDI, 10 GigE, HDMI 2.0, S-video, remote control and audio connectivity.
Whatever connectivity your workflow demands, there's an AJA mobile product to meet your needs.
AJA products are widely supported across the industry by leading third party software and solution vendors. AJA also provides industry-best application plug-ins and OS drivers. To confirm compatibility* for your product, visit our handy charts for the latest information.
* For complete compatibility details please contact your 3rd Party Vendor
AJA’s free Desktop Software for KONA and Io devices includes AJA Control Panel, a powerful and elegant interface for interfacing with your chosen hardware.
Control Panel provides an easy to understand visual showing how the KONA or Io hardware is currently configured and allows you to make changes. You can change signal input and output parameters and define the video processing that will be performed. The AJA software installer automatically installs the Control Panel application on your computer and once opened AJA Control Panel recognizes the connected hardware and provides configuration and settings options appropriate to it’s capabilities.
Other powerful features include; Huge flexibility across ingest/output for 8K/UltraHD2*, 4K/UltraHD, 2K/HD and SD, HDR Test patterns, HDR pass-through and signaling, Timecode insertion from source or time-of-day and much more.
*8K/UltraHD2 supported via KONA 5 PCIe card. Thunderbolt 3 does not support 8K/UltraHD2.
AJA Control Room is professional media software for macOS, Windows and Linux, enabling 8K/4K/HD/SD workflows in numerous powerful ways.
AJA Control Room is designed to be used with AJA hardware devices, and it can also operate as a stand-alone media player with full-screen playback and host system audio monitoring, supporting high quality professional media file types and formats.
AJA Control Room is unified cross-platform software for playback, ingest, monitoring and output with AJA products. Whether you’re using files on a network, Broadcast IP, or even tape, experience the same smooth interface on macOS®, Windows® or Linux®.
AJA Control Room also includes cross platform support for the entire Apple ProRes family of codecs on Windows, Linux, and macOS, and adds native 8K support when used with the AJA KONA 5.
AJA Control Room comes bundled with the associated Windows and macOS hardware drivers for Io® and T-TAP®. Installing the Desktop Software package will automatically install AJA Control Room and these drivers and application plug-ins.
AJA’s technical support is recognized as among the best in the industry and is available to all AJA customers. If you need assistance with any aspect of your Mini-Converter installation, configuration, operation or encounter any technical issue, AJA Support will work with you to get up and running.
Mobile I/O products are covered by a generous three year warranty. Please see the individual Product’s Manual for additional specifics around warranty conditions for the product itself.