AJA Io Express - ExpressCard

AJA Io Express - ExpressCard

AJA Io Express w/ ExpressCard 34

AJA Io Express w/ ExpressCard 34

AJA Io Express (with PCI Express Card)

Audio Video Interface • Portable • Multi Platform • Includes PCI Express card interface
Regular Price $1,575.00 Special Price $1,364.00
SKU
VIOAJA137

Io Express is the perfect Mac or PC interface for anyone who needs a quality portable monitoring and mastering solution when working with Apple ProRes 422 and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), XDCAM HD, DVCPRO HD, and more. Built small and robust, Io Express is ideal for use with Ki Pro and a laptop for onset editing and playout. Featuring full 10-bit, broadcast-quality HD to SD hardware down-conversion and automatic HD/SD 12-bit component analog output, Io Express offers conversion flexibility all the time - during ingest or playback.

If you work with a wide variety of formats, frame rates and audio/video sources, Io Express provides the connectivity you need. With its small footprint it offers big features, like 10 or 8-bit uncompressed video, HDMI I/O, HD/SD-SDI I/O with 8 channels of embedded audio, analog component video (SD/HD) or composite output, 2-channel unbalanced audio output, and broadcast quality hardware-based down-conversion for flexible post production. The HDMI I/O is v1.3a at 30 bits per pixel, providing ideal support for the very latest 10-bit monitors.

On a Mac: o Express and its quality AJA OSX QuickTime driver offer support for Final Cut Studio and most professional video applications (including those needing Core Audio support). Some of the applications you can use with Io Express include: Apple Final Cut Pro, Color, and Soundtrack, Avid Media Composer 5.5, Adobe Premiere Pro (via AJA plug-in), Adobe After Effects (via AJA plug-in), Adobe PhotoShop (via AJA plug-in), VTR Xchange

In addition to working with 3rd-party OSX applications, Io Express ships with the AJA Control Panel, an application used to select the input audio/video source, configure down-conversions and much more. Other useful utilities are also provided, such as the AJA Data Rate Calculator, useful for calculating storage and bandwidth requirements, and AJA System Test, useful for benchmarking storage.

On a PC: Io Express and its Windows 7, XP and Vista drivers, support a wide array of applications both natively and via supplied plug-ins. Applications supported include: Adobe Premiere Pro (via AJA plug-in), Adobe After Effects (via AJA plug-in), Adobe PhotoShop (via AJA plug-in), Avid Media Composer 5.5, Eyeon Fusion 64 bit, CineForm Prospect 4K, CineForm Neo HD, CineForm Prospect HD, CineForm Neo 4K, Drastic Media NXS, Sony Vegas, Autodesk Combustion.

AJA Io Express software works with all typical PC file formats—including DPX, Cineon, TGA, TIFF, BMP, YUV, AVI or QuickTime™. For Windows utilities, AJA provides PC versions of the AJA Data Rate Calculator and AJA System Test utilities mentioned earlier.

AJA announced support for Io Express in Avid Media Composer 5.5 and Avid NewsCutter 9.5. AJA Io Express delivers a portable, cost-effective video I/O solution offering high quality HD/SD capture, monitoring and output in Avid Media Composer 5.5.

  • HD/SD-SDI input/output
  • HDMI v1.3a with Deep Color support at 30 and 36 bits per pixel
  • HD/SD Component Video output
  • 10-bit HD to SD hardware downconvert
  • 2-Channel RCA audio output
  • LTC I/O (selectable LTC Input/Reference Video Input)
  • Media Composer 5.5 supports a variety of industry standard SD and HD formats, frame rates and resolutions including Avid DNxHD
  • RS422
  • Expresscard/PCIe interfaces, over 1-lane PCIe cable (Expresscard standard, PCIe card optional for Mac Pro or Windows workstation)
  • For Mac OSX and Windows XP/Vista
  • Support for Final Cut Studio and Adobe CS4
  • Small, portable case design
  • 3-meter PCIe tether cable
  • 12v DC power supply
  • Rackmount kit optional
  • AJA 3-year warranty
  • Added features with Io Express v7.5 include:
  • Time lapse capture supported
  • More than one AJA product can now be used with your host computer
  • Support added for IMX30/IMX40 codecs
  • AJA TV optionally supports playback in the background
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MacBook Pro or Windows Laptop Ingests: DVCPRO HD
DV25/DV50
SD Uncompessed
Apple ProRes 422 (Mac Pro and MacBook Pro only)
SD and limited HD
MacBook Pro or Windows Laptop Plays Back: DVCPRO HD
DV25/DV50
SD Uncompessed
Apple ProRes 422 HD/SD (Mac Pro and MacBook Pro only)
HDV
XDCAM
XDCAM EX, XDCAM HD
Formats: 525i 29.97
625i 25
720p 50
720p 59.94
720p 60
1080i 25
1080i 29.97
1080i 30
1080PsF 23.98
1080PsF 24
1080P 23.98
1080P 24
1080P 25
1080P 29.97
1080P 30
Video Input: Digital:
8- or 10-bit HD/SD SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424, 1 BNC
HDMI v1.3, 30 bits/pixel, RGB or YUV, 2.25 Gbps, SD, HD
Video Output: Digital:
HD/SD SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424, 1 BNC HDMI v1.3, 30 bits/ pixel, RGB or YUV, 2.25 Gbps, SD, HD
Analog:
Component:
SMPTE/EBU N10, Betacam 525 line, Betacam 525J, RGB
12-bit D/A, 8x oversampling
Analog SD and HD Output, 12 bits, BNC:
HD: YPbPr, RGB SD: YPbPr, RGB (component mode)
Composite/YC (composite mode
Hardware Down-conversion, 10-Bit: Anamorphic: full-screen
Letterbox: image is reduced with black top and bottom added to image area with the aspect ratio preserved
Crop: image is cropped to fit new screen size
Audio Input: Digital:
24-bit SMPTE-259 SDI embedded audio, 8-ch, 48 KHz synchronous
Audio Output: Digital:
24-bit SMPTE-259 SDI embedded audio, 8-ch, 48 KHz synchronous
Analog:
2-channel unbalanced output (RCA-jack
Reference Input: Colour Black or Tri-level sync
LTC Input (on Reference input
Machine Control: RS-422 9-pin connector