AJA KONA 4 4K 50/60P PCIe Video I/O Card

AJA KONA 4 4K 50/60P PCIe Video I/O Card

AJA KONA IP Video & Audio I/O Card for IP-Based Workflows

Simple, Compatible I/O for IP Pipelines. Multi-channel 3G-SDI HD with SMPTE 2022-6 support over 10GigE for editing, playout and capture.
Regular Price $3,950.00 Special Price $3,534.00

KONA IP is desktop video and audio I/O for professional IP-based workflows. KONA IP is the next generation of AJA’s industry-leading KONA line of PCIe capture and playback cards, and works with AJA's Control Room, Control Panel software and SDK tools, providing support for leading third party content creation applications. Designed as a flexible platform with support for SMPTE 2022-6 uncompressed IP video needs, KONA IP offers you the flexibility to keep current as the IP transition proceeds.

Transition Seamlessly

Broadcast IP is here. Transition Seamlessly with KONA IP.

KONA IP is the latest member of the venerable KONA destop I/O product

line that users the world over have come to know and love.

KONA IP is designed to provide you with the familiar KONA experience

you are used to for your current 2K/HD/SD workflows and seamlessly move you into the IP stream. KONA IP is a flexible platform, with support for today’s SMPTE 2022-6 uncompressed IP video standard and the ability to take advantage of emerging standards in IP compression and protocols

as they arise.


KONA IP has 2 x 10GigE SFP cages for multichannel input and or output enabling effective reception, delivery or both. Mix and match based upon your project's needs knowing you are working with the same high quality uncompressed 4:4:4 or 4:2:2 2K/HD/SD video and 16-Channel embedded audio you are accustomed to today.

Standards Matter

KONA IP is designed as a flexible platform that supports today’s SMPTE 2022-6 IP-encapsulated 3G-SDI, HD-SDI and SD-SDI video, audio and VANC data and via future firmware updates and codec package offerings, will also support compressed codecs like J2K (JPEG 2000) and advanced IP protocols including VSF TR-04, VSF TR-03 and more.

KONA IP's extensible architecture ensures that as time moves on, you will be able to adapt and adopt codec options and more, as KONA IP offers firmware update capabilities common to all KONA cards.


Your transition to IP pipelines with KONA IP is supported by leading NLE, Compositing and Streaming applications and utilizes the same AJA software tools you know and love like AJA Control Room, AJA Control Panel and AJA Plug-Ins for 3rd party software.

KONA IP also includes a Downstream Keyer with support for graphics with alpha channel over video, matte or framebuffer, or framebuffer content over incoming video or matte, perfect for the needs of live IP delivery.

HDMI Monitoring

IP makes distance a non issue, now you can edit, playback and deliver from anywhere in the world that offers the bandwidth you need to tie into IP infrastructure. Ingesting, editing or playing out remotely is the new normal.

Monitor locally with KONA IP's HDMI output with support for framerates up to 60p on cost effective HDMI displays wherever you are.

Video Formats:HD) 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
• (HD) 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
• (HD) 1080i 25, 29.97
• (HD) 720P 50, 59.94, 60
• (SD) 625i 25
• (SD) 525i 29.97
Media Transport Interface for 2022-6:2 x SFP+ Cages - SFPs not included.
• Recommended SFP Modules: Finisar's FTLX1471D3BCL? and Avago AFBR-709SMZ
Video Output Digital:HDMI v1.4
• 30/36 bits/pixel, RGB or YUV, 2.25 Gbps
• UltraHD with HFR support up to 60p 4:2:0 8-bit
• 2K/HD/SD
Audio Input Digital:16-Channel SDI embedded audio, 24-bit per channel, 48 kHz synchronous
Audio Output Digital:16-Channel SDI embedded audio, 24-bit per channel, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
• 8-Channel HDMI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
Downstream Keyer:Supports graphics with alpha channel over video, matte or framebuffer, or framebuffer content over incoming video or matte
Reference and LTC I/O:1 x BNC assignable to reference video or LTC input
Reference:Analog Color Black (1V) or Composite Sync (2 or 4V)
• Nonterminating
User Interface:8-lane PCIe 2.0
Size (w x d x h):0.75' x 8.25' x 5.0' (19.05mm x 209.55mm x 127mm
Weight:0.7 lb (0.4 kg
Power:25W typical, 27W maximum
Environment:Safe Operating Temperature: 0 to 40 degrees C (32 to 104 degrees F)
• Safe Storage Temperature (Power OFF): -40 to 60 degrees C (-40 to 140 degrees F)
• Operating Relative Humidity: 10-90% noncondensing
• Operating Altitude: <3,000 meters (<10,000 feet