AJA KiPro Recorder

The AJA Ki Pro is a tapeless video recording device that records high-quality Apple ProRes 422 QuickTime files onto computer-friendly Storage Module media.

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AJA KiPro Recorder

Video Input


  • SD and HD-SDI (1xBNC), SMPTE-259/292/296
  • HDMI


  • SD/HD Component (3xBNCS):
    SMPTE/EBU N10, Betacam 525 line, Betacam 525J, RGB, YPbPr 12-bit A/D, 2x oversampling

Video Output

(all simultaneously active)


  • SD and HD-SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296 (1xBNC)
  • HDMI


  • Composite (1xBNC):
    • 12-bit D/A, 8x oversampling
  • SD/HD Component (3xBNCs):
    • SD: SMPTE/EBU N10, Betacam 525 line, Betacam 525J, RGB
    • 12-bit D/A, 8x oversampling
    • HD: YPbPr, RGB
    • 12-bit D/A, 2x oversampling

Audio Input


  • 24-bit SDI embedded audio, 8 channel, 48kHz
    HDMI embedded, 2 channel


  • 24-bit A/D, 2 channel balanced (2 XLR), 48kHz
    Input level: Line, Mic, Mic + phantom 48Vdc
    2 channel unbalanced (2 RCA)

Audio Output


  • 24-bit SDI embedded audio, 8 channel, 48kHz
    HDMI embedded, 8 channel


  • 24-bit D/A, 2 channel balanced XLR, 48kHz
    2 channel unbalanced (2 RCA)


  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet (RJ45)
  • 802.11g Wireless
  • Embedded webserver for remote control

Panel User Interface

  • 2 x 20 character display, with dedicated buttons


  • LTC timecode input and output via BNC


  • LANC Loop (2 LANC connectors)
  • Lens Tap: connects to optional AJA Lens Tap intercept cable placed between camera body and lens for start/stop control
  • IEEE-1394a/FireWire 400 for control and timecode data

Machine Control

  • RS-422, 9-pin (future feature)


  • IEEE-1394b, FireWire™ 800Mb/s connects to Mac Pro or MacBook Pro (future feature)

Hardware up-conversion – 10-bit

  • Anamorphic: full-screen
  • Pillar box 4:3: results in a 4:3 image in center of screen with black sidebars
  • Zoom 14:9: results in a 4:3 image zoomed slightly to fill a 14:9 image with black side bars
  • Zoom Letterbox: image zoomed to fill screen
  • Zoom Wide: combination of zoom and horizontal stretch to fill 16:9 screen; this setting can introduce a small aspect ratio change

Hardware down-conversion – 10-bit

  • Anamorphic: full-screen
  • Letterbox: image is reduced with black top and bottom added to image area with the aspect ratio preserved
  • Crop: image is cropped to fit new screen size

Hardware cross-conversion – 10-bit

  • 1080i to 720P
  • 720P to 1080i
  • 720P to 1080PsF

SD to SD aspect ratio conversion

  • Letterbox: transforms SD anamorphic to a letterboxed image.
  • H Crop: produces a horiztonally stretched effect on the image; transforms anamorphic SD to full frame.
  • SD Pillarbox: produces image in screen center with black borders on left and right sides and an anamorphized image in the center.
  • V Crop; transforms SD letterbox material to an anamorphic image.


  • 100-240 VAC (to supplied AC Adapter);
  • 12Vdc to power connector input on side of chassis

What We Do


We are determined to provide you with the absolute best customer service in our industry. You can reach us any hour of the day, any day of the year. We offer freight-free shipping in the continental U.S. and we bend over backwards to provide you with non-stop customer support. That’s how we roll.


We carry an extensive lineup of Pro AV subrental gear to power your entire event including audio, video, LED, lighting, computers, monitors, cameras, switchers… and all of the optional accessories that you need.


Looking to get technically trained on current technology? Come to one of our Technician Training Courses. Taught by industry experts, these hands-on training courses currently cover LED Walls, Advanced Projection, and Camera & Switching Fundamentals.

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