AJA KONA 4

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AJA-KONA4

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AJA KONA 4 Expand

$1,995.00


Whatever your post production process, KONA capture, display and mastering solutions for SD, HD, 3G, Dual Link HD, 2K and 4K on a Mac, Windows or Linux, provide the best engine for your creative process.

In a world of myriad HD standards, SD, 2K, stereoscopic 3D and growing 4K workflows, KONA cards offer maximum connectivity like 3G/HD/SD SDI, Component, and HDMI, along with the flexibility of AJA’s highquality conversion capability.

No more rendering for raster resizing, KONA’s superior 10-bit hardwarebased up-, down-, cross-conversion offers you the ability to ingest to the resolution of your project while displaying and mastering live simultaneously to HD and SD as your needs require.

At AJA we understand that creative professionals have a range of software applications and platforms they prefer and need to work with. Using AJA’s industry-leading Mac and Windows drivers and custom application plug-ins, KONA cards support the broadest range of creative software. Pick your applications of choice and KONA connects it to your world.

Built to the exacting standards of all AJA hardware, KONA cards are backed by our world-class support network, 3-year international warranty and advanced exchange service.

Tech Specs


Video Formats

• (4K) 4096 x 2160p 23.98, 24, 25, 50, 59.94, 60 
• (4K) 4096 x 2160PsF 23.98, 24, 25
• (UltraHD) 3840 x 2160p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94, 60 
• (UltraHD) 3840 x 2160PsF 23.98, 24, 25 
• (2K) 2048 x 1556p 15, 14.98 
• (2K) 2048 x 1556PsF 15, 23.98, 24 
• (2K) 2048 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 
• (2K) 2048 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25 
• (HD) 1080i 25, 29.97, 30 
• (HD) 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 
• (HD) 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 
• (HD) 720p 23.98*, 24*, 25*, 29.97*, 30*, 50, 59.94, 60 
• (SD) 625i 25 
• (SD) 525i 23.98*, 29.97


*These formats are dependent on specific software functionality and are not normal over the wire formats.


Video Input Digital

• 3G-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424/425, 8-bit, 10-bit and 12-bit*
• 4K/UltraHD 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 up to 50/60 fps
• 2K HSDL (High Speed Data Link) 4:4:4, (2 x BNC)
• Dual Link HD 4:4:4 (2 x BNC)
• Single Link 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 (1 x BNC)
• 1D LUT support


*Bit depth support is application dependent. Check with your software manufacturer for compatibility.


Video Output Digital

• 3G-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424, 8-bit, 10-bit and 12-bit*
• 4K/UltraHD 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 up to 50/60 fps
• 2K HSDL (High Speed Data Link) 4:4:4, (2 x BNC)
• Dual Link HD 4:4:4, (2 x BNC)
• Single Link 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 (1 x BNC)
• HDMI 2.0 (UHD 50/60p 8-bit 4:2:0)


*Bit depth support is application dependent. Check with your software manufacturer for compatibility.


Video Output Analog

• Composite/S-Video (Y/C) (1 x BNC/2 x BNC+adapter)
• NTSC, NTSCJ, PAL
• 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 5.0 MHz Y frequency response
• +/- .2 dB to 1 MHz C frequency response
• 5% 2T pulse response
• <1% Diff Phase
• <1% Diff Gain
• <1% ns Y/C delay inequity


Audio Input Digital

• 16-Channel, 24-bit SDI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
• 16-Channel, 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous (via 8 x BNC on optional K3G-Box)
• 8-Channel, 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous or nonsynchronous, internal sample rate conversion (via 4 x BNC on breakout cable)


Audio Output Digital

• 16-Channel, 24-bit SDI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
• 16-Channel, 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous (via 8 x BNC on optional K3G-Box)
• 8-Channel, 24-bit HDMI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
• 8-Channel, 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous or nonsynchronous, internal sample rate conversion (via 4 x BNC on breakout cable)


Downstream Keyer

• Supports graphics with alpha channel over video, matte or framebuffer, or framebuffer content over incoming video or matte


SD to SD Aspect Ratio Conversion

• Letterbox: This transforms SD anamorphic material to a letterboxed image
• H Crop: Will produce a horizontally stretched effect on the image; transforms anamorphic SD to full frame
• SD Pillarbox: Will produce an image in the center of the screen with black borders on the left and right sides and an anamorphized image in the center
• V Crop: Will transform SD letterbox material to an anamorphic image


Timecode

• LTC timecode input and output (via 1 x BNC each)


Reference Input

• Analog color black (1V) or composite sync (2 or 4V)
• Looping
• 75 ohm on optional K3G-Box, terminated on supplied breakout cable


Size (w x d x h)

• .75" x 8.25" x 5.0" (19.05mm x 209.55mm x 127mm)


Weight

• 0.7 lb (0.4 kg)


Environment

• Safe Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 degrees C (32 to 104 degrees F)
• Safe Storage Temperature (Power OFF): -40 to 60 degrees C (-40 to 140 degrees F)
• Operating Relative Humidity: 10-90% noncondensing
• Operating Altitude: <3,000 meters (<10,000 feet)


Machine Control

  • RS-422, Sony 9-pin protocol (via breakout cable or optional K3G-Box)
  • 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

NEBTEK REWARDS PROGRAM

The Nebtek rewards program will be starting November 1, 2016. The new program will give store points on every purchase made through the online store*. 

Nebtek Branded Products

Every $100.00 USD = 2 Points

Other Brands

Every $100.00 USD = 1 Point

1 Point = $1 USD

Your account will be credited once your order has been shipped. You can use your points on any future purchases from the online store. 
Points must be used within 365 days after the points have been issued. Any points not used within the 365 days will be lost.

*Points do not apply to Qtake systemsQtake HD Software, QOD+ or cart systems. 

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