AJA Ki Pro

Portable file-based HD/SD recorder and player

AJA

Product Highlights

  • 500GB 7200 RPM HDD Removable Storage Module Available
  • ProRes 422
  • 10-Bit Realtime Up/Down Convert
  • FireWire 800
  • SD/HD-SDI, HDMI, and analog inputs, so you can interface with virtually any type of camera you might own or rent.
Rentex No. XVP2500 | Mfr No. KI-PRO-R0

The AJA Ki PRO is a unique recording device designed to streamline post production workflow by simplifying video acquisition. The unit features both SDI and HDMI inputs, making it compatible with most prosumer and professional cameras. The device records to high capacity drives from a wide variety of cameras and comes equipped with a 250GB drive for large recording capacity.

Video Formats

  • 525i 29.97
  • 625i 25
  • 720P 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94, 60 (Note: 720p 23.98 (24), 720p 25 and 720p 29.97 require a valid camera source and the use of the Record Type>VFR selection)
  • 1080i 25, 29.97, 30
  • 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
  • 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25*, 29.97* (Note: 25 and 29.97 require a valid camera source and the use of the Record Type>PsF selection)
  • 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97

Codec Support

  • Apple ProRes 422
  • Apple ProRes 422 (HQ)
  • Apple ProRes 422 (LT)
  • Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy)

Removable Storage

  • AJA Ki Stor modules – 1 slot
  • ExpressCard/34 – 2 slots (Only Slot 1 active, See www.aja.com for supported media)

Video Input Digital

  • SD/HD SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296, 10-bit
  • Single Link 4:2:2 (1 x BNC)
  • HDMI v1.1

Video Input Analog

  • SD/HD Component (3 x BNC)
  • SMPTE/EBU N10, Betacam 525 line, Betacam 525J
  • 12-bit A/D, 2x oversampling
  • +/- .25 dB to 5.5 MHz Y Frequency Response
  • +/- .25 dB to 2.5 MHz C Frequency Response
  • .5% 2T pulse response
  • <2 ns Y/C delay inequity

Video Output Digital

  • SD/HD SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296, 10-bit
  • Single Link 4:2:2 (1 x BNC)
  • HDMI v1.1
    Note: HDMI requires 1080i, 720p or 1080p to be active; HDMI does not provide support for PsF

Video Output Analog

  • Composite (1xBNC)
  • NTSC, NTSCJ, PAL
  • 12-bit D/A, 8x oversampling
  • +/- .2 dB to 5.0 MHz Y Frequency Response
  • +/- .2 dB to 1 MHz C Frequency Response
  • .5% 2T pulse response
  • <1% Diff Phase
  • <1% Diff Gain
    Note: Composite output requires that the Component Analog output be set to SD; composite output does not support HD
  • Component (3 x BNC)
  • HD: YPbPr, RGB
  • SD: YPbPr, RGB (component mode)
  • SMPTE/EBU N10, Betacam 525 line, Betacam 525J, RGB
  • 12-bit D/A, 8x oversampling
  • +/- .2 dB to 5.5 MHz Y Frequency Response
  • +/- .2 dB to 2.5 MHz C Frequency Response
  • .5% 2T pulse response
  • <1 ns Y/C delay inequity

Audio Input Digital

  • 2-channel or 8-channel user selectable
  • 8-channel, 24-bit SMPTE-259 SDI embedded audio, 48kHz sample rate, Synchronous
  • 2-channel, 24-bit HDMI embedded audio, 48kHz sample rate, Synchronous

Audio Input Analog

  • 2-channel, 24-bit A/D analog audio, 48kHz sample rate, balanced (2 x XLR)
  • Input level: Line, Mic, Mic+phantom 48Vdc
  • +24dbu Full Scale Digital
  • +/- 0.2db 20 to 20kHz Frequency Response
  • 2-channel unbalanced (2 x RCA)

Audio Output Digital

  • 8-channel, 24-bit SMPTE-259 SDI embedded audio, 48kHz sample rate, Synchronous
  • 2-channel, 24-bit HDMI embedded audio, 48kHz sample rate, Synchronous

Audio Output Analog

  • 2-channel, 24-bit D/A analog audio, 48kHz sample rate, balanced (2 x XLR)
  • +24dbu Full Scale Digital (0dbFS)
  • +/- 0.2db 20 to 20kHz Frequency Response
  • 2-channel unbalanced (2 x RCA)
  • Stereo unbalanced headphone (1 x 3.5mm mini jack)

Up-Conversion

  • Hardware 10-bit
  • Anamorphic: full-screen
  • Pillar box 4:3: results in a 4:3 image in center of screen with black sidebars
  • Zoom 14:9: results in a 4:3 image zoomed slightly to fill a 14:9 image with black side bars
  • Zoom Letterbox: results in image zoomed to fill full screen
  • Zoom Wide: results in a combination of zoom and horizontal stretch to fill a 16:9 screen; this setting can introduce a small aspect ratio change

Down-conversion

  • Hardware 10-bit
  • Anamorphic: full-screen
  • Letterbox: image is reduced with black top and bottom added to image area with the aspect ratio preserved
  • Crop: image is cropped to fit new screen size

Cross-conversion

  • Hardware 10-bit
  • 1080i to 720P
  • 720P to 1080i

Timecode

  • SDI RP188/SMPTE 12M via SDI BNC
  • LTC input (1 x BNC)
  • LTC output (1x BNC) (Note: active during playback not during record or EE)

Network Interface

  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet (RJ-45)
  • 802.11g Wireless
  • Embedded web server for remote control

Computer Interface

  • IEEE1394b/FireWire800

User Interface

  • 2 x 20 character display, with dedicated buttons

Control

  • LANC Loop (2 LANC Connectors) (Note: requires a LANC enabled camera)
  • Lens Tap (Note: Not activated)
  • IEEE-1394a/FireWire400 for control and timecode data

Machine Control

  • RS-422, Sony 9-pin protocol.
  • 9-pin D-connector pinout is as follows:
    1 GND
    2 RX-
    3 TX+
    4 GND
    5 No Connection
    6 GND
    7 RX+
    8 TX-
    9 GND
    Shell GND

Physical

  • Width: 9.00″ (22.86cm)
  • Depth: 6.12” (15.56cm) from front antenna cover to back of handles
  • Height: 3.25″ (8.25cm)
  • Power: 100-240 VAC 50/60Hz (adapter), 12-18Vdc 4-pin XLR (chassis), 3.3A max, 30W typical
  • Weight: 3.7 lb. (1.67kg)

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