AJA Expands IP Mini-Converter Portfolio at IBC 2018 

AJA Expands IP Mini-Converter Portfolio at IBC 2018 

Debuts IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G2-SDI  SMPTE ST 2110 10 GigE video and audio receivers

September 13, 2018

Amsterdam, Netherlands, IBC Conference Stand 7.C25 (September 14, 2018)— AJA Video Systems today announced new IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G2-SDI SMPTE ST 2110 video and audio receivers featuring new dual 10 GigE SFP+ cages that provide hitless switching for redundancy protection in critical distribution and monitoring applications and support for bridging UltraHD or HD signals over IP to HDMI or SDI.  

The IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G2-SDI support monitoring of SMPTE ST 2110 signals via HDMI (up to UltraHD p30) and 3G-SDI (up to HD p60) respectively. Both feature a reference-in via BNC for seamless integration into existing baseband environments such as master control, trucks or edit suites. IPR-10G2-HDMI includes a full-size HDMI 1.4b video output and an embedded 8-channel HDMI audio output, and IPR-10G2-SDI comes with a dual (mirrored) full size 3G-SDI video output and embedded 16-channel SDI audio output. Both offer dual 10 GigE SFP+ cages for “hitless switching” support.

Additional IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G2-SDI feature highlights include: 

  • Compact, rugged fanless design
  • Two 10 GigE SFP+ cages for media LAN, with status light 
  • One 1 GigE RJ45 socket for control LAN, with status light, for simple setup and configuration
  • Full 10-bit pixel processing pipeline
  • IPR-10G2-HDMI supports up to 1920x1080 60p or 3840x2160 30p, YCbCr, 4:2:2
  • IPR-10G2-SDI supports up to 1920x1080 60p, YCbCr, 4:2:2
  • Two RCA analog audio outputs 
  • One mini-USB port for fast and simple network setup with free AJA eMini-Setup software
  • Discovery, registration and control: NMOS, Ember Plus (control only)
  • AJA REST API support
  • Five year warranty and support

“SMPTE ST 2110 is quickly becoming a popular standard among broadcasters for uncompressed UltraHD/HD video and audio over IP, and we’ve seen a strong desire from customers for solutions that bridge SMPTE ST 2110 video and audio to HDMI and SDI. Building on our IPR-10G-HDMI Mini-Converter, IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G2-SDI answer the demand with redundancy protection,” said Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems.

Additionally, the previously announced IPR-10G-HDMI has a new reduced price of $1145 US MSRP.

Pricing and Availability
IPR-10G2-HDMI and IPR-10G2-SDI are available for order through AJA’s worldwide reseller network for $1295 US MSRP each and will ship this fall. For more information, visit: www.aja.com/category/mini-converters.
About AJA Video Systems, Inc.
Since 1993, AJA Video has been a leading manufacturer of video interface technologies, converters, digital video recording solutions and professional cameras, bringing high quality, cost effective products to the professional broadcast, video and postproduction markets. AJA products are designed and manufactured at our facilities in Grass Valley, California, and sold through an extensive sales channel of resellers and systems integrators around the world. For further information, please see our website at www.aja.com

Media Contact:
Karen Raz 
Raz Public Relations, LLC
310-450-1482; aja@razpr.com

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