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KUMO Overview

KUMO routers provide a convenient dense routing solution in lightweight form factors for use in facilities, OB trucks, post suites and more. KUMO is available in multiple connector densities, in 3G-SDI and 12G-SDI options. KUMO is easy to update, configure, and control with optional Control Panels for quick physical access for source and destination routing, with convenient USB ports, plus all models offer integrated web browser access across a network over the built in Ethernet connections.

KUMO 1616-12G, KUMO 3232-12G and KUMO 6464-12G SDI routers enable 4K and UltraHD routing on a single BNC for rates up to 12G. With a simple setting change, KUMO routers can be configured for ganged dual and quad port routing, allowing users to group together multiple inputs and outputs for dual-link, 4K/UltraHD, and even 8K workflows. KUMO supports routing of uncompressed or raw 8K/4K/UltraHD/2K/HD/SD signals throughout a production or post facility, giving you the flexibility to route virtually any format.

Salvos Simplicity

Salvos Simplicity

Salvos support simplifies switching operations by recalling multiple sources to specific destinations,allowing the operator to quickly recall predefined sources to specific destinations configurations with a simple button press.

Salvos are stored in a KUMO router and can be recalled via the KUMO router’s Web UI, GVG Native Protocol over Ethernet, RS-232, and/or the AJA KUMO CP2 Salvos buttons. Eight Salvos can be configured and stored in each KUMO router.

Simple Installation and Configuration

Simple Installation and Configuration

Running Embedded Linux, KUMO routers are network ready and support powerful HTTP control and monitoring via a web browser - without the need for any additional software.

KUMO's auto-detect Bonjour™/Zeroconf protocols mean that network configuration is automatic, just connect KUMO to your network or a computer and the system will self-configure, ready for use. Alternatively, standard network configuration allows access to each KUMO via its default IP address. Once connected to KUMO using a web browser, you can configure the full TCP/IP settings, select and name KUMO routers, name sources and destinations, and perform all operational functions.

KUMO routers are easily integrated with existing infrastructure utilizing the industry-standard Grass Valley Native Protocol over RS-422 or even Ethernet. Ethernet network connectivity also allows you to control all KUMO routers from any web browser on a network-connected device, ensuring you have the control you need from any location.

Compact Routing

KUMO compact SDI routers provide powerful signal control and support full broadcast specifications over 12G-SDI, 6G-SDI, 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and SD-SDI, with quality that exceeds SMPTE specifications. The super-compact 1RU and 2RU and 4RU formats are just a few inches deep, making them a perfect fit for any broadcast, production, or post-production environment, from mobile sports trucks and edit suites, to corporate video installations or live theatrical A/V rigs.

Compact Routing

KUMO SDI routers are available in seven configurations:

  • Three for 12G/6G/3G/1.5G-SDI
  • Four for 3G/1.5G-SDI routing needs


  • KUMO 6464-12G for 64x 12G-SDI inputs and outputs
  • KUMO 3232-12G for 32x 12G-SDI inputs and outputs
  • KUMO 1616-12G for 16x 12G-SDI inputs and outputs


  • KUMO 6464 supports 64x 3G-SDI inputs and outputs
  • KUMO 3232 for 32x 3G-SDI inputs and outputs
  • KUMO 1616 for 16x 3G-SDI inputs and outputs
  • KUMO 1604 for 16x 3G-SDI inputs and 4x 3G-SDI outputs
Redundant Power Supplies

Redundant Power Supplies

Routing sits at the heart of your signal matrix needs. To ensure always up reliability, KUMO offers redundant power supply options for the utmost confidence.

5 Year Warranty

Industry Leading Support

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 KUMO installation, configuration, operation or encounter any technical issue, AJA Support will work with you to get up and running.

KUMO products are covered by a generous five year warranty. Please see the individual Product’s Manual for additional specifics around warranty conditions for the product itself.