AJA Adds Avid DNxHR Support to Ki Pro Ultra and Ki Pro Ultra Plus with v3.0 Firmware
April 9, 2018
Las Vegas, NV, NAB Conference, Stand SL2505 (April 9, 2018)—AJA Video Systems today announced v3.0 firmware for Ki Pro Ultra and Ki Pro Ultra Plus, adding Avid® DNxHR codec support to the file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recording and playback devices. Available soon as a free software download, v3.0 allows users to record above HD rasters with Avid codecs within a native .MXF wrapper, supporting Avid editors and .MXF workflows with more flexible options. Ki Pro Ultra and Ki Pro Ultra Plus already support Avid DNxHD codecs for 2K/HD resolutions.
v3.0 firmware adds support for:
Avid DNxHR codecs for UltraHD (23.98,24,25,29.97p) and 4K (23.98,24,25,29.97p):
- DNxHR HQX
- DNxHR SQ
- DNxHR LB
“Avid DNxHR supports a wide range of resolutions, and speeds up the editorial process when working with high resolution material, making it an in-demand format for a number of our customers working in 4K/UltraHD. Integrating support for DNxHR into Ki Pro Ultra and Ki Pro Ultra Plus expands our customers’ ability to work with high resolution content for greater speed and efficiency,” said Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems.
Pricing and Availability
v3.0 firmware for Ki Pro Ultra and Ki Pro Ultra Plus will be available as a free download soon via: https://www.aja.com/support. Ki Pro Ultra and Ki Pro Ultra Plus are available through AJA’s worldwide reseller network for $2995 and $3995 US MSRP respectively. For more information about Ki Pro Ultra and Ki Pro Ultra Plus, visit: www.aja.com/family/ki-pro.
About Ki Pro Ultra and Ki Pro Ultra Plus
Ki Pro Ultra is a portable, file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD video recorder and player with a built-in LCD monitor, and is capable of capturing edit-ready Apple ProRes or Avid DNx files in a range of video formats and frame rates up to 4K 60p. Ki Pro Ultra Plus is a multi-channel recorder offering 2, 3 or 4-channel simultaneous HD recording up to 1080 50/60p ProRes, or in single-channel mode, 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recording and playback of ProRes or DNx, with full HDMI 2.0 input and output (up to 12-bit capture and output).
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 post production 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.
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