AJA KiPro Rack HDD recorders

AJA KiPro Rack HDD recorders

We’ve added another 5 KiPro Rack HDD recorders to complement our existing HD record and replay options.

This takes us to a total of 7 KiPro Rack recorders – as well as the 2 original KiPro units.

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Each KiPro comes with 2 500gb KiStor Hard Drives providing hours of HD or SD recording per drive in either ProRes or DNxHD codecs (the original KiPro’s record in ProRes only).

Some of the main features of the KiPro rack are:

  • Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), Apple ProRes 422 (LT), and Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy)—SD, HD 720/1080, full-raster 10-bit 4:2:2, realtime, implemented in hardware
  • Avid DNxHD 220x, Avid DNxHD 145 and for 1080p formats, Avid DNxHD 36-HD 720/1080, full-raster 10-bit 4:2:2 for Avid DNxHD 220x and 8-bit 4:2:2 for Avid DNxHD 145 and Avid DNxHD 36, implemented in hardware
  • Up/down/cross-conversion, 10-bit, realtime, implemented in hardware
  • Digital HD/SD SDI I/O, 1-channel selectable input and output (4 BNC)
  • Digital HDMI I/O (2 HDMI)
  • Component HD/SD analog video I/O, SMPTE/EBU/Betacam/RGB/YPrPb (6 BNC)
  • Composite analog input NTSC/NTSC-J/PALvideo (1 Component Y BNC)
  • Composite analog output NTSC/NTSC-J/PALvideo (1 Component Y BNC)
  • AES audio, 8-channel, 24-bit, 48 kHz audio (8 BNC); 8-channel SDI embedded
  • 2-channel balanced analog audio input and output (4 XLR)
  • Timecode, LTC I/O (2 BNC); SDI embedded RP188 with onscreen display
  • RS-422 9-pin D connector machine control port for interactivity with editors
  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN
  • Panel user interface features a VFD display (2-line character display), with 14 control buttons, 3 control knobs, and a power button
  • Available Storage Modules (HDD) for use with Apple Mac® computers (HFS+ file system) equipped with a Firewire 800 port.
  • 100-240 VAC 50/60 Hz redundant power connectors