AJA Drops Price of Ki Pro Ultra by $1000, Releases v2.2 Firmware with Avid MXF Support
AJA Video Systems has announced a $1000 price drop for Ki Pro Ultra, the company’s file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recorder and player, bringing the US MSRP down to $2995. In addition, AJA Video Systems has released Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 firmware featuring Avid MXF support for HD workflows.
AJA Announces $1000 Price Drop for Ki Pro Ultra
AJA Video Systems today announced a $1000 price drop for Ki Pro Ultra, the company’s file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recorder and player, bringing the US MSRP down to $2995. AJA also announced $100 price reductions for the KiStor Dock and Pak Dock respectively, bringing the cost of the Thunderbolt and USB docks for Pak and KiStor media down to $295 US MSRP each.
Ki Pro Ultra is AJA’s next generation file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD video recorder and player with a built-in LCD monitor. The portable device is capable of capturing edit-ready Apple ProRes files in a range of video formats and frame rates up to 4K 60p, as well as new Avid DNxHD file support. Ki Pro Ultra offers flexible input and output connectivity including 3G-SDI, HDMI and even Fiber for powerful and efficient large-raster and high frame rate workflows. Designed to be both portable with a built-in handle, or rack mountable with half-rack wide 2RU dimensions, Ki Pro Ultra suits a wide range of production and post environments.
AJA Releases Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 Firmware with Avid MXF Support
AJA Video Systems today released Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 firmware featuring Avid MXF support for HD workflows. Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 is available now as a free download and expands production workflows by adding MXF with OP1a support for DNxHD encoded files to the portable file-based 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD video recorder and playback device.
Building on AJA’s Ki Pro Ultra v2.1 release – which integrated support for new frame rates for Avid DNxHD, including 1080p 50 and 59.94, and compatibility for exported ProRes files from Apple Final Cut Pro v10.3 – Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 now also supports:
Avid DNxHD codecs within an OP1a MXF container: DNxHD HQX (220x), DNxHD SQ (145), and DNxHD LB (36)
“We’re committed to bringing our customers advanced flexibility and compatibility across production workflows, and this new firmware release, with support for Avid MXF, delivers on that promise,” says Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems.
Ki Pro Ultra v2.2 firmware is available now as a free download from https://www.aja.com/products/k