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AJA Io 4K Plus Professional Video I/O for Thunderbolt 3

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Io 4K Plus is the cutting edge of capture and output hardware available over Thunderbolt 3, offering a full set of professional video and audio connectivity with support for the latest 4K/UltraHD devices, High Frame Rate (HFR), High Dynamic Range (HDR) and deep color workflows. The power of Thunderbolt 3 enables Io 4K Plus to handle a wide range of formats from SD to HD, UltraHD and full 4K with frame rates up to 60p over both 12G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 with single cable simplicity , plus HDR 10 and HLG support over HDMI for emerging HDR workflows.

Features

  • Portable 4K/UltraHD and HD/SD capture and playback across Thunderbolt 3
  • Backwards compatibility with existing Thunderbolt hosts
  • 12G/6G/3G/1.5G-SDI and HDMI 2.0 I/O for 4K, UltraHD, 2K, HD and SD with HFR support up to 60p at 4:2:2
  • Real time 4K/UltraHD to 2K/HD down-conversion
  • 8-,10- and 12-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 over 12G-SDI or HDMI 2.0 workflow support
  • Two Thunderbolt 3 ports allow easy daisy-chaining of up to six Thunderbolt devices
  • 16-channel embedded audio on SDI; 8-channel embedded audio on HDMI; 4-channel analog audio in and out via XLR break-out
  • Downstream keyer
  • Standard 12v 4-pin XLR for AC or battery power
  • Compatibility with creative applications including Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X, Avid Media Composer, FilmLight products, AJA Control Room and more
  • RS-422 VTR control, Reference, LTC Input
  • Headphone jack and level control for mobile environments
  • 3-year international warranty

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$3,856.00 GST Inc (Free Shipping)

Video Formats

• (4K) 4096 x 2160P 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 47.95, 48, 50, 59.94, 60
• (UltraHD) 3840 x 2160P 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 47.95, 48, 50, 59.94, 60
• (2K) 2048 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 47.95, 48, 50, 59.94, 60
• (2K) 2048 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
• (HD) 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 47.95, 48, 50, 59.94, 60
• (HD) 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
• (HD) 1080i 50, 59.94, 60
• (HD) 720p 50, 59.94, 60
• (SD) 625i 50
• (SD) 525i 59.94

Note: High Frame Rate capabilities are dependent on host system attributes. Not all systems and configurations will support all frame rates.

Video Inputs

• 12G-SDI*, SMPTE-2082, 12-bit**, 10-bit and 8-bit
• 6G-SDI*, SMPTE-2081, 10-bit and 8-bit
• 3G-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424/425, 12-bit*, 10-bit and 8-bit
• 4K/UltraHD 4:4:4 (4x BNC)
• 1.5G-SDI, SMPTE 372M, Dual Link HD 4:4:4 (2x BNC), 12-bit**, 10-bit and 8-bit
• 1.5G-SDI, SMPTE 292M, Single Link 4:2:2 (1x BNC), 10-bit and 8-bit
• HDMI v2.0
• 30/36-bits/pixel, RGB or YUV, 6 Gbps per color component
• 4K, UltraHD, 2K, HD and SD with HFR support up to 60p (4:2:2), 10-bit and 8-bit

*SDI connections are bidirectional. For 2K/HD, capture and monitoring can be simultaneous. For 4K/UltraHD with 12G-SDI, capture and monitoring can also be simultaneous.  For 4K/UltraHD with 3G-SDI, all four connections must be used for either Input or Output. Additionally, 12G-SDI, 6G-SDI configured inputs support UltraHD / 4K only.
**Bit depth support is application dependent. Check with your software manufacturer for compatibility.

Video Outputs

• 12G-SDI*, SMPTE-2082, 12-bit**, 10-bit and 8-bit
• 6G-SDI*, SMPTE-2081, 10-bit and 8-bit
• 3G-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424, 12-bit*, 10-bit and 8-bit
• 4K/UltraHD 4:4:4 (4x BNC)
• 1.5G-SDI, SMPTE 372M, Dual Link HD 4:4:4 (2x BNC), 12-bit**, 10-bit and 8-bit
• 1.5G-SDI, SMPTE 292M, Single Link 4:2:2 (1x BNC), 10-bit and 8-bit
• HDMI v2.0
• 30/36 bits/pixel, RGB or YUV, 6 Gbps per color component
• 4K, UltraHD, 2K, HD and SD with HFR support up to 60p (4:2:2), 10-bit and 8-bit
• HDR 10 Support - HDR Infoframe metadata, compatible with HDMI 2.0a/CTA-861.3
• HLG Support - compatible with HDMI 2.0b/CTA-861-G***

*SDI connections are bidirectional. For 2K/HD, capture and monitoring can be simultaneous. For 4K/UltraHD with 12G-SDI, capture and monitoring can also be simultaneous.  For 4K/UltraHD with 3G-SDI, all four connections must be used for either Input or Output. Additionally, 12G-SDI, 6G-SDI configured outputs support UltraHD / 4K only. **Bit depth support is application dependent. Check with your software manufacturer for compatibility. ***HLG support is application dependent. Check with your software manufacturer for compatibility.

Audio Inputs Digital

• 16-Channel, 24 and 16-bit SDI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
• 8-Channel, 24 and 16-bit HDMI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous


Audio Inputs Analog

• 8-Channel, 24 and 16-bit D/A analog audio, 48 kHz sample rate, balanced, using industry standard 8x XLR on DB-25 breakout cable (cable not included)
• +24 dBu full scale digital (0 dBFS)
• +/- 0.2 dB 20 to 20 kHz frequency response
• Input supported across Ch 1-8, Ch 1-4, or Ch 5-8 depending on configuration chosen


Audio Outputs Digital

• 16-Channel, 24-bit SDI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
• 8-Channel, 24-bit HDMI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous


Audio Outputs Analog

• 8-Channel, 24-bit D/A analog audio, 48 kHz sample rate, balanced, using industry standard 8x XLR on DB-25 breakout cable (cable not included)
• +24 dBu full scale digital (0 dBFS)
• +/- 0.2 dB 20 to 20 kHz frequency response
• Output supported across Ch 1-8, Ch 1-4, or Ch 5-8 depending on configuration chosen


Downstream Keyer

Supports graphics with alpha channel over video, matte or framebuffer, or framebuffer content over incoming video or matte


Down-Conversion 4K/UltraHD

• Real time, dedicated 4K down-conversion output (1x BNC)
• 4K to 2K down-conversion
• UltraHD to HD down-conversion


Reference and LTC I/O

• 1x BNC LTC output
• 1x BNC assignable to Reference video or LTC input


Reference

• Analog Color Black (1V) or Composite Sync (2 or 4V) or HD Tri-Level Sync (1V)
• Reference input is terminated into 75 ohms when Genlock is set to Ref In


Electrical Interface

Thunderbolt 3 (2x)


Machine Control

• RS-422, Sony 9-pin protocol
• 9-pin D-connector pinout is as follows:

ShellGND
1GND
2RX-
3TX+
4GND
5No Connection
6GND
7RX+
8TX-
9GND
ShellGND
 

Size (w x d x h)

8.74” x 8.11” x 1.65” (222.0 x 206.0 x 41.9 mm)


Weight

3.4 lbs (1.6 kg)


Power (device only)

10-20V, 30W typical, 36W max, 70W max with USB-C power delivery to external devices


Environment

• Safe Operating Temperature Range: 0 to 40 C (32 to 104 F)
• Safe Storage Temperature (Power OFF): -40 to 60 C (-40 to 140 F)
• Operating Relative Humidity: 10-90% non-condensing
• Operating Altitude: <3,000 meters (<10,000 feet)

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