AJA Announces T-TAP, Thunderbolt Power in the Palm of Your Hand

AJA Announces T-TAP, Thunderbolt Power in the Palm of Your Hand

April 16, 2012

Las Vegas, NV, NAB Conference, Booth SL3305  - AJA Video Systems announced T-TAP™, a very small new bus-powered device that takes advantage of Thunderbolt™ connectivity for high-quality 10-bit SD, HD and 2K output through SDI and HDMI connections. This new adapter enables a simple, unobtrusive means of getting professional video and audio out of any Thunderbolt™ -enabled Mac system.

T-TAP provides video professionals an easy setup solution via its simple, single Thunderbolt cable connectivity for both power and data. Offering the ultimate in portability, T-TAP is lightweight and smaller than a standard mobile phone. T-TAP supports everything from SD to HD to 2K and 3D with pristine 10-bit quality, even over HDMI, and all with 8-channel embedded audio. T-TAP includes AJA's renowned Mac drivers and software for integrated compatibility with major software packages from Apple, Adobe, Avid and many more.

"T-TAP delivers uncompromised video and audio quality and tackles a range of media output needs at a very low cost," said Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems. "Packing a lot of power into a remarkably small form factor is what T-TAP is all about."

T-TAP Key Features:
• High-speed Thunderbolt™ connectivity
• 10-bit uncompressed 4:2:2 video and audio output
• HD/SD SDI and HDMI connectivity supports simultaneous output at incredible 10-bit quality
• 3D support on HDMI for real time stereoscopic review without requiring additional hardware
• Full 8-channel embedded audio allows for multi-channel playback
• Bus-powered via Thunderbolt™ connector so no additional power supply required
• AJA Mac driver and proven software compatibility
• Backed by AJA's quality, reliability and 3-year international warranty

T-TAP will be available soon through AJA's network of worldwide resellers for a cost of $249.00 US. For a complete set of features and technical specifications, please visit www.aja.com

About AJA Video Systems, Inc.
Since 1993, AJA Video has been a leading manufacturer of high-quality and cost-effective digital video interface, conversion, acquisition and desktop solutions supporting the professional broadcast and post- production markets. With headquarters in Grass Valley, California, AJA maintains an extensive sales channel of dealers and systems integrators around the world. For further information visit www.aja.com.

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