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AJA Io 4K and HD Video I/O for Thunderbolt™ 2

AJA Io 4K and HD Video I/O for Thunderbolt™ 2

AJA Io XT Thunderbolt 3G/HD.SD-SDI I/O Video Capture

Io XT connects to your Mac with a single Thunderbolt cable and provides a second Thunderbolt connector for daisy-chaining other Thunderbolt-enabled devices, such as storage, making it perfect for on set, or in the edit suite.
Regular Price $2,365.00 Special Price $2,150.00
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VIOAJA146

Desktop-level power wherever you choose to work is now possible with AJA's new Io XT, with Thunderbolt dual-port 'daisy-chain' connectivity.

Apple's newest generation of computers feature powerful Thunderbolt interfaces, offering a mind-blowing 10Gbps available bandwidth-and AJA's Io XT is the ideal portable companion for lightning-fast video capture and playback for professional postproduction and on set applications.

Designed for today's workflows, Io XT provides complete compatibility with the most popular NLE programs, the newest codecs, video formats, stereoscopic 3D workflows, and more.

Io XT connects to your Mac with a single Thunderbolt cable and provides a second Thunderbolt connector for daisy-chaining other Thunderbolt-enabled devices, such as storage, making it perfect for on set, or in the edit suite.

Compact, portable and powerful, it's loaded with high-end features including 3G/Dual-link/HD/SD-SDI, Component Analog, and HDMI connectivity. AJA's industry-proven OS X software and drivers connect the hardware to extensive codec and media support.

Pair Io XT with a MacBook Pro and Thunderbolt-based storage solution and you've got a no-compromise, fast editing system -portable enough to fit in a backpack.

Io XT features full 10-bit, broadcast-quality, motion-adaptive SD to HD up-conversion, HD to HD cross-conversion, HD to SD down-conversion, and automatic HD/SD 12-bit component analog output. Since all conversion functionality on the Io XT is hardware-based, it's available all the time on ingest or playback.

Uniquely, the Io XT can cross-convert 720p 23.98 to 1080PsF 23.98. Cross-conversion is particularly valuable in today's multi-format HD post environment where producing pristine 720p or 1080i signals at-will helps streamline dailies and deliverables.

For SDI digital video, Io XT features two 3G/HD/SD-SDI inputs and two outputs, plus HDMI 1.3 input and HDMI 1.4a output-including support for 3D. Also included are component/composite output, LTC or Reference input, LTC output, 8 channels of embedded digital audio I/O and 8 channels of analog audio output.

For professional machine control, Io XT has a 9-pin RS422 connector. If you're using a Digital Betacam, DVCPro50, HDCAM, DVCPRO HD, D5, or HDCAM SR VTR-or any other professional device–you'll have the proper connections.

Io XT supports single link 3G 4:4:4 and dual link 4:4:4 HD-SDI, with full bandwidth 4:4:4 RGB at 10-bits for 1080i, 1080p, 1080PsF and 720p formats. Io XT can even convert between 4:4:4 and 4:2:2 formats for single link HD-SDI monitoring and output.

Io XT drivers are optimized for use on OS X, with applications and advanced AJA hardware capabilities controlled easily at-a-glance in the application you're using. AJA software integrates within the native environment where used, and includes powerful standalone capability with the AJA Control Room software.

AJA Control Room provides a unified, all-encompassing graphically rich and intuitive software application for controlling selected AJA and non-AJA equipment to enable configuration, video and audio capture, conversion, playback, and output. It eliminates the multiple applications other competitors require and replaces it with one comprehensive environment that does it all. AJA Control Room supports a variety of video, still image and audio file types.

  • 2) Thunderbolt ports (supports multiple Thunderbolt-enabled device 'daisy-chaining')
  • (2) 3G/HD/SD-SDI inputs and outputs
  • Single link SDI 4:2:2 support
  • Dual-link SDI 4:4:4 support
  • Single link 4:4:4 support (3G)
  • HDMI input and output (with support for HDMI 1.4a 3D displays)
  • Analog component/composite HD/SD output, 10-bit
  • Video Up, Down, and Cross conversion (hardware-based, 10-bit)
  • 8-channel embedded SDI audio i/o
  • 8-channel (4 pairs) balanced analog audio output (using a DB-25 type cable)
  • Front panel LED VU meters
  • Headphone output w/level control
  • Reference In/LTC In (selectable)
  • LTC output
  • RS-422
  • 4-pin XLR Power (AC adaptor included)
  • AJA Technical Support and International Warranty included
  • Designed to be reliable, tough, and portable
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Video Inputs:Dual-rate (SD or HD)
3G SD and HD-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424, 10-bits
Single Link 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 (3G)
Dual-link HD 4:4:4
HDMI 1.3a
1D LUT Support (Mac and PC).
Video Formats:525i 29.97
625i 25
720P 23.98
720p 25
720P 50
720P 59.94
720P 60
1080i 25
1080i 29.97
1080i 30
1080PsF 23.98
1080PsF 24
1080PsF 25
1080PsF 29.97
1080PsF 30
1080p 23.98
1080P 24
1080P 25
1080P 29.97
1080P 30
1080P 50
1080P 59.94
1080P 60
Video Output (Digital):3G SD and HD-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424
Dual-link HD 4:4:4
HDMI v1.4, 30/36 bits/pixel, RGB or YUV, 2.25Gbps
Video Output (Analog):SD and HD Output, 12-bits, BNC
HD: YPbPr, RGB
SD: YPbPr, RGB (component mode) or Composite + Y/C (composite
mode with simultaneous Y/C).
Audio:24-bit SDI embedded audio, 8 channel, 48kHz
8 channel 24-bit balanced analog audio output
(via DB-25 breakout cable ).
Up-Conversion:Hardware 10-bit
Anamorphic (Up-Conversion):Full-screen
Pillar Box 4:3 (Up-Conversion):Results in a 4:3 image in centre of screen with black sidebars
Zoom 14:9 (Up-Conversion):Results in a 4:3 image zoomed slightly to fill a 14:9 with black side bars
Zoom Letterbox (Up-Conversion):Results in image zoomed to fill full screen
Zoom Wide (Up-Conversion):Results in a combination of zoom and horizontal stretch to fill a 16:9 screen; this setting can introduce a small aspect ratio change
Down-Conversion:Hardware 10-bit
Anamorphic (Down-Conversion):Full-screen
Letterbox (Down-Conversion):Image is deduced with black top and bottom added to image area with the aspect ratio preserved
Crop (Down-Conversion):Image is cropped to fit new screen size
Cross-Conversion:Hardware 10-bit
1080i to 720P
720P to 1080i
720P to 1080PsF
Letterbox (SD to SD Aspect Ratio Conversion):This transforms SD anamorphic material to a letterboxed
image
H Crop (SD to SD Aspect Ratio Conversion):Will produce a horizontally stretched effect on the image;
transforms anamorphic SD to full frame
SD Pillarbox (SD to SD Aspect Ratio Conversion):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 centre
V Crop (SD to SD Aspect Ratio Conversion):Will transform SD letterbox material to an anamorphic image
Reference Input or LTC Input:1 BNC assignable to Reference Video or LTC Input
Reference: Analog Color Black (1V) or Composite Sync (2 or 4V).
LTC:Output, 1 BNC
Machine Control:RS-422, Sony 9-pin protocol

  • 1 x AJA Io XT Thunderbolt 3G/HD.SD-SDI I/O Video Capture
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