AJA KONA 4 PCIe Card

Product SKU: KONA-4-R0

AJA KONA 4 PCIe Card, 4K up to 50/60p, Real time up, down, cross-conversion, 3G-SDI and 1.5G, HDMI 1.4b, HDR10, 444 and 422 workflows, 8-lan PCIe 2.0

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AJA KONA 4 PCIe Card

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AJA KONA 4 PCIe Card

The AJA KONA 4 PCIe card is a powerful 8-lane PCIe 2.0 video and audio desktop I/O card with unparalleled features for handling everything from SD to HD, 2K and 4K with full 10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 sampling for fantastic image clarity and 12-bit support*. For HDR workflows, KONA 4 supports HDR 10 and HLG* for rich color delivery over HDMI. KONA 4 has the power for the work you do today and into the future.

Professional Connectivity

KONA 4 features bi-directional 3G-SDI connections that can be used for input and output. 16-Channels of embedded audio over SDI for multi-channel audio work and HDMI 2.0b monitoring output. LTC I/O, Genlock input, RS-422 control, configurable 3 x BNC SD/HD analog video output and 8-channel AES audio I/O with the K3G-Box all allow KONA 4 to integrate into a variety of workflows from HDR to HFR, 4K to Multi-Channel HD for streaming and more.

Workflow and Power

Connect your digital sources via 3G-SDI to KONA 4 for capture to a wide variety of formats.

Monitor via HDMI output (HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision* and HDR10+*), and master to destinations using high quality professional SDI outputs, machine control and analog or tri-level reference.

KONA 4’s extensive 4K support allows output directly from editing systems to 4K projectors or monitors, including HFR support at 50/60 fps and 4K HDMI output to support the latest UltraHD monitors, allowing editors and clients to view full resolution 4K images as they work.

KONA 4 also supports AJA Raw capture at up to 120 fps via 4 3G-SDI connections. Create beautiful and detailed slow motion with an engaging cinematic feel via AJA Control Room.

 

Features

  • Supports 4K and UltraHD ingest and output at frame rates up to 50/60p
  • Real time up, down, cross-conversion with pristine 10-bit quality
  • 3G-SDI and 1.5G-SDI formats supported
  • HDMI 1.4b (UltraHD 50/60p 8-bit 4:2:0)
  • HDR10 Support – HDR Infoframe metadata, in accordance with HDMI 2.0a/CTA-861.3 and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) support
  • Supports 444 and 422 workflows
  • 8-lane PCIe 2.0
  • 8-ch AES/EBU, 8-ch embedded HDMI, and 16-ch embedded SDI digital audio I/O
  • Extend external connectivity incl LTC, Ref and RS-422 with K3G-BOX breakout box option
  • macOS, Windows and Linux support
  • Compatible with leading creative
Video Formats

(4K) 4096 x 2160p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 47.95, 48, 50, 59.94, 60
(UltraHD) 3840 x 2160p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
(2K) 2048 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 47.95, 48, 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 23.98*, 24*, 25*, 29.97*, 30*, 50, 59.94, 60
(SD) 625i 50
(SD) 525i 23.98*, 59.94

*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
Dual Link HD 4:4:4 (2x BNC)
Single Link 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 (1x 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
Dual Link HD 4:4:4, (2x BNC)
Single Link 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 (1x BNC)
HDMI v1.4b
30/36-bits/pixel, RGB or YUV, 2.25 Gbps
2K, HD, and SD, UltraHD with HFR support up to 60p 4:2:0
HDR10 Support – HDR Infoframe metadata, in accordance with HDMI 2.0a/CTA-861.3
HLG Support – in accordance with HDMI 2.0b/CTA-861-G**

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

Video Output Analog

Composite/S-Video (Y/C) (1x BNC/2 x BNC+adapter)
NTSC, NTSCJ, PAL
Component (3x 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, 16 and 24-bit SDI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
16-Channel, 16 and 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous (via 8x BNC on optional K3G-Box)
8-Channel, 16 and 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous or nonsynchronous, internal sample rate conversion (via 4x BNC on breakout cable)

Audio Output Digital

16-Channel, 16 and 24-bit SDI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
16-Channel, 16 and 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous (via 8x BNC on optional K3G-Box)
8-Channel, 16 and 24-bit HDMI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
8-Channel, 16 and 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous or nonsynchronous, internal sample rate conversion (via 4x 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 1x BNC each)

Reference Input

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

Electrical Interface

8-lane PCIe 2.0

Machine Control

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

Size (w x d x h)

0.75" x 6.9" x 5.0" (19.05 x 175.26 x 127.00 mm)

Environment

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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