AJA Ki Pro models are file-based recording and playback devices that create high-quality files on computer-friendly media.You can encode to Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHD, DNxHR, or H.264. With extensive video and audio connectivity from analog component to 3G-SDI and HDMI v2.0, you can interface with virtually any type of camera, router, switcher or display. Via industry standard codecs and connections, pass on your captured files for on-set, post production, OTT and more. All Ki Pros are intuitive to operate, with familiar VTR-like buttons and a clear, easy-to-understand user interface, and a powerful web-browser based UI available on all models.
With six models available, AJA offers a Ki Pro that best suits your workflow requirements.
Ki Pro Ultra 12G
Ki Pro Ultra 12G is a multi-channel Apple ProRes® recorder offering up to 4-Channels of simultaneous HD recording, or in Single-Channel mode, a 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR® recorder and player. Avid DNxHD® MXF is also supported up to HD formats in Single-Channel mode.
Ki Pro Ultra 12G offers 12G-SDI single cable simplicity for large rasters and HDMI 2.0 digital video connectivity with HDR support for both recording and playback.
A wealth of analog and digital audio connectivity answers any project’s demand for efficient, powerful and flexible workflows. For distance and remote needs, 12G and 3G Fiber SFP+ options are available.
Designed to be either portable or rackmountable with half rack wide, 2RU high dimensions, Ki Pro Ultra 12G is well suited for use in any environment.
Ki Pro Rack
The power of Ki Pro in a 1RU format, the perfect fit for your file based workflow. With a wealth of professional connections including SDI and HDMI, Ki Pro Rack will fit right into your existing cabling and routing system. Ki Pro Rack also features AJA’s industry leading conversion technology, enabling you to perform broadcast quality up, down, cross-conversion during recording or playback without the need for additional conversion hardware.
RS-422 control allows Ki Pro Rack to integrate easily with supported editing systems and external controllers allowing it to fulfil several of the functions of a traditional VTR. Supported NLEs can even perform assemble edits directly to the Ki Pro Rack.
Ki Pro Rack’s RS-422 control can also be used to link a traditional VTR with Ki Pro Rack for direct editing control. Use the editing controls on properly equipped VTRs to control Ki Pro Rack for machine to machine transfer of video and audio. This allows tape footage to be captured directly as files on Ki Pro Rack without the need for a separate edit controller.
Ki Pro GO
Ki Pro GO is a portable multi-channel H.264 recorder offering up to 4-channels of simultaneous HD and SD recording to off the shelf USB drives with redundant recording capabilities.
Ki Pro GO v3.0 firmware now offers expanded recording options with new network based recording and support for SMB protocols via GigE network connectivity.
Ki Pro GO v3.0 enables any channel to be recorded directly to a network attached storage (NAS) device via Ki Pro GO’s integrated GigE port, providing a central location for primary or backup recording channels independent of local USB storage.
- Multi-channel H.264 recording
- 5x USB recording media ports, compatible with off-the-shelf USB 3.2 Gen 1 media
- In system exFAT drive formatting (new in v2.0)
- Redundant recording to user selectable usb ports
- Genlock free inputs
- 4x 3G-SDI inputs
- 4x 3G-SDI outputs
- 1x 3G-SDI monitoring output
- 4x HDMI inputs
- 1x HDMI monitoring output
- HDMI and SDI multi-channel matrix monitoring
- HDMI and SDI Enhanced Super Out for monitoring: timecode, media status and audio levels (new in v2.0)
- Single-channel H.264 playback
- Selectable VBR recording settings with 5 options (new in v2.0)
- Timecode Input Support:
- Time of Day
- Timecode Value
- SDI RP-188
- LTC (new in v2.0)
- Available using 1-channel of Analog Audio In
- Balanced XLR analog audio inputs, mic/line/48v switchable
- 2-channel embedded audio per video input
- Easy-to-use web UI, compatible with standard web browsers
- Network web UI based file downloads (new in v2.0)
- Front panel button controls with integrated HD resolution screen
- Stand-alone operation
4x 3G-SDI and 4x HDMI digital video inputs with flexible channel assignments provides connections to the latest video sources, including cameras. Incoming video sources do not have to be genlocked due to Ki Pro GO's input frame syncs. Ki Pro GO also features AJA's high quality de-interlacers on each input so progressive recordings can be made from interlaced inputs. High quality 2-channel embedded audio or balanced XLR analog audio can be assigned to any recording channel. Multi-Channel Matrix Monitoring enables multiple video channels to be viewed on any single HDMI display.
Designed to be either portable or rackmountable with half rack wide, 2RU high dimensions, Ki Pro GO is well suited for use in any environment.
Ki Pro Ultra Plus
The Ki Pro Ultra Plus is an end of life product. Contact us for more information.
Ki Pro Ultra Plus is a multi-channel Apple ProRes® recorder offering up to 4-Channels of simultaneous HD recording, or in Single-Channel mode a 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD Apple ProRes, Avid DNxHR® MXF for 4K/UltraHD or Avid DNxHD® MXF recorder and player. Ki Pro Ultra Plus supports the latest large raster high frame rate workflows, up to 4K 60p with HDR playout and recording.
Learn how you can record and play back a single channel of 4K, HFR 4K, or record up to four channels of 1080 HD video from one intuitive box using AJA’s portable Ki Pro Ultra Plus. Explore the device’s broad feature set – from HDMI 2.0 connectivity with HDR playback to a dedicated web UI for remote control, the Ki Protect feature to ensure data integrity, a three-year warranty, dedicated support and so much more.