AJA Ki Pro

AJA Ki Pro

Highly portable HD/SD Recorder/Player

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 AJA Ki Pro Highly portable file-based HD/SD recorder and player

AJA Ki Pro
Product Code: KIPRO
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Ki Pro combines the power of a file-based recorder with the familiar controls of a tape deck in a portable
format that you can carry with you, anywhere.

Features of KiPro
· The original ProRes recorder
Ki Pro established a new paradigm for tapeless video recorders by being the first recorder to offer support for creating Apple ProRes 422 files, which revolutionized how footage could be moved efficiently from production to editorial. Editors are able to work with footage immediately without the need for special file importers or transcoding steps. The workflow is simple: record with the Ki Pro, remove the the KiStor Storage Module from the Ki Pro and connect the KiStor Storage Module to the edit system via built-in connectivity.
 
· Unify formats – speed workflows
AJA's high-quality up/down/cross conversion makes it easy to unify SD, 720p, and 1080i and create a single desired format for your project. The multitude of video andAJA Ki Pro audio connections such as SDI, HDMI and analog make integrating Ki Pro with other production equipment easy.

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RS-422 Control
RS-422 control allows Ki Pro to integrate easily with supported editing systems and external controllers allowing it to fulfill several of the functions of a traditional VTR. Supported NLEs can even perform assemble edits directly to the Ki Pro.

Ki Pro’s RS-422 control can also be used to link a traditional VTR with Ki Pro for direct editing control. Use the editing controls on properly equipped VTRs to control Ki Pro for machine-to-machine transfer of video and audio. This allows tape footage to be captured directly as files on Ki Pro without the need for a separate edit controller.

· 10-bit, full raster recording
Big on quality - but not on file size. Recording 10-bit, full raster files, Ki Pro gives you high quality images that easily stand up to post processing requirements - and client scrutiny.

Compared to 8-bit recording devices, 10-bit 4:2:2 recording (when supported by the codec) provides better quantization, giving a superior representation of the original scene and allowing for more flexibility in post production when adjusting color and balance.

By utilizing efficient ProRes codecs, file sizes are kept in check so you won't need to blow your production budget on extra storage.

 
· Connectivity
Ki Pro's extensive connectivity ensures that you will be able to interface with virtually any gear in your production workflow. The rear panel is packed with connectorsAJA Ki Pro which include: SDI input/output, HDMI input/output, component analog input/output, balanced and unbalanced analog audio input/output, LTC input/output as well as LANC.

· Reliable storage media
Ki Pro captures directly to reliable AJA KiStor Storage Modules. KiStor modules are available as HDDs or SSDs in a variety of capacities to best suit the demands of your production environment. KiStor modules also feature built-in FireWire 800 or USB 3.0 connectivity for direct connection to your editing system using standard interfaces. However, KiStor modules may also be used with the optional KiStor Dock which features a Thunderbolt™ connection for lightning-fast data transfers.
 
· Remote configuration and operation
On set or in a machine room, Ki Pro is equipped for advanced remote control and configuration. With a standard Ethernet LAN connection to a host computer and any web browser, all Ki Pro parameter settings, clip selection and transport controls can be controlled; no additional or special software installation is required on the host computer. Multiple Ki Pro units can even be controlled from a single web interface making Ki Pro an ideal solution for multi-camera recordings. Complete developer tools are also available allowing advanced users to script and automate Ki Pro for custom applications.

· Familiar controls and operation
Just like a traditional tape deck, Ki Pro features straightforward and dedicated transport buttons - record, play, stop, rewind, fast forward - making the device easy to operate with minimal training time. The current status of the system and key configuration information is clearly displayed on the built-in screen. Additional operational information can be found in the STATUS menu which can be accessed even when recording or playing back.

The Ki Pro operating system offers users a flat menu structure that is easy to navigate with menu parameters presented in clear and understandable language.

 
· Ethernet file transfer
Because of its network connectivity, media can be copied to and from Ki Pro over the Ethernet connection. This allows for fast file transfers without the need to physically remove the media from the Ki Pro, which can be especially useful in larger facilities and can cut down on machine room traffic by eliminating the number of people that have to be in the machine room.
 
Technical Specifications of Ki-pro

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 (1 x BNC)
• 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
• 8-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 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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