AJA KONA 1 PCIe 2.0 Capture and Playback

Product SKU: KONA-1-T-R0

AJA KONA 1 PCIe 2.0, 3G-SDI, 3G-SDI Capture or Playback, 3G-SDI BNC ports, PCIe 2.0 2-lane, 8/10 Bit YCbCr and RGB framebuffer formats, HD/SD Genlock

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AJA KONA 1 PCIe 2.0 Capture and Playback

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The AJA KONA 1 PCIe 2.0 is designed for broadcast, post and ProAV, as well as OEM developers, KONA 1 is a robust, cost efficient single-channel 3G-SDI 2K/HD 60p I/O card with serial control and reference/LTC. KONA 1 features standard application plug-ins and supports capture, monitoring and/or playback with software applications from AJA, Adobe®, Avid®, Apple®, Telestream and more as well as AJA SDK support. KONA 1 enables simultaneous monitoring during capture (pass-through) and includes: full size SDI ports supporting 3G-SDI formats, embedded 16-channel SDI audio in/out, Genlock with reference/ LTC input and RS-422.

Powerful and Simple 3G-SDI Capture and Playback for 2K/HD up to 60p

KONA 1 provides cost-effective and powerful professional 3G-SDI support for robust compatibility with Ingest, Editing and Visual Effects applications.

Capture, Monitor and Output frame accurately up to 2K 60p over 3G-SDI with Adobe, Avid, AJA Control Room and many more applications.

Reference and LTC spigots provide the professional frame stability and time code based reliability you need for broadcast, production, ProAV and creative finishing projects.

Powerful platforms for development partners.

AJA’s Developer Program allows partner companies to incorporate AJA products into their systems. By utilizing existing, proven video I/O devices, Developer Partners leverage AJA’s expertise to develop and support these technologies, saving money and getting their integrated products to market more quickly.


  • Single Channel 3G-SDI Capture or Playback up to 2K/HD 60p
  • Full size 3G-SDI BNC ports
  • PCIe 2.0 2-lane
  • Powerful creative applications support
  • Available in low profile PCIe 2.0 without external RS422 port (OEM only)
  • ANC capture and processing
  • 8/10 Bit YCbCr and RGB framebuffer formats
  • 16-ch SDI Embedded Audio I/O, 24-bit 48khz
  • HD/SD Genlock, Reference Video or LTC Input (selectable)
  • 3-year warranty
Video Formats

(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 50, 59.94, 60
(HD) 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
(HD) 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
(HD) 720p 50, 59.94, 60
(SD) 625i 50
(SD) 525i 59.94

Video Input Digital

3G-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424

Video Output Digital

3G-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424

Audio Input Digital

16-Channel 24-bit SDI embedded, 48 kHz synchronous

Audio Output Digital

16-Channel 24-bit SDI embedded, 48 kHz synchronous

Reference Input or LTC Input

Analog Color Black or HD Tri-level sync

Electrical Interface

2-lane PCIe 2.0

Machine Control

RS-422, Sony 9-pin protocol

Size (w x d x h)

0.88" x 7.38" x 4.75" (22.36 x 187.46 x 120.65 mm)


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

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