The AJA Ki Pro is a tapeless video recording device that records high-quality Apple ProRes 422 QuickTime files onto computer-friendly media. Because it features SD/HD-SDI, HDMI, and analog inputs, you can interface with virtually any type of camera you might own or rent. Enjoy monitoring flexibility through Ki Pros numerous simultaneous outputs, connecting to both professional and consumer monitors.
A Revolution in Production and Post
Eliminate the cost and inconvenience of logging and capturing footage. Ki Pro produces Apple ProRes 422 QuickTime files that are ready for immediate use within Final Cut Studio [(Apple ProRes 422, Apple ProRes (LT), Apple ProRes (Proxy) and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) supported]. Simply connect the media to a host computer and begin editing. Unify SD, 720 and 1080 cameras and formats with one superior 10-bit full-raster codecApple ProRes 422. Ki Pro features cross-conversion so you can have a 720p camera produce a 1080i recording to match your other camera... or vice versa. And if youve got highquality SD cameras, Ki Pro can even help you extend their use since it also up-converts SD camera signals to HD recordings. No more digitizing; No more worrying about which camera to use; High-quality ready-to-edit video.
Ki Pro in the Field
Ki Pro is portable and rugged; designed for a variety of production environments. Powered through an industry standard 4-pin XLR, you have flexible AC and battery options. An optional exo-skeleton can be used with your camera and tripodcomplete with sliding baseplate and slots for 15mm rods.
Ki Pro Connects
Capture the full quality of your camera by tapping the direct uncompressed camera outputs. Connect any digital camera or VTR via component analog, SDI or HDMI to Ki Pro. Balanced and unbalanced audio connectors, LTC input/output, and even LANC, are provided. By bypassing tape or recordable media compression, Ki pro maintains the best possible image quality your camera produces.
Ki Pro and Final Cut Studio
From acquisition to delivery, use the codec at the core of Apples Final Cut Studio suite of applications. Ki Pro supports an Apple file-based workflow by recording standard Apple ProRes 422 QuickTime files on industry standard media. Record to removable 34mm ExpressCards, or a removable HDD Storage Module containing a hard disk drive (standard) or an optional SSD Storage Module with a solid state disk. When removed, the Storage Module functions as a standard bus-powered FireWire 800 drive. If bus power is not available, the Storage Module has a standard DC power connector for a user-supplied AC power adapter.
Simultaneously record to host camera and Ki Pro
Bridge proprietary compression schemes by recording to Apple ProRes 422
Bridge media complexity by recording to portable file-based storage
Bridge format chaos via hardware up/down/cross-conversion
Extend client review capabilities
Bridge production and post-production, effectively eliminating log and capture
Extend productive life of existing cameras
Embrace future workflows with powerful conversion capabilities