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HD,SD 10-bit Digital & 12-bit Analog PCIe Card, HDMI input and output AJA

Product Code: AJA-KONA-LHI

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$2,365.00 inc GST
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Series Kona
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KONA LHi

Multi-format analog and digital I/O

The most flexible card for analog and digital Standard and High Definition workflows.


Flexible workflows
KONA LHi provides a wide variety of formats, frame rates and audio/video sources for the connectivity you need. KONA LHi bridges the gap between analog devices and the latest 3G-SDI and HDMI-enabled products to provide editing, monitoring and mastering of professional quality video in an affordable, powerful, easy to use product.


Versatile connectivity
Connecting to everything from an HDMI-enabled camera to an HD-SDI VTR, KONA LHi offers a full host of no-compromise features, including 10-bit or 8-bit uncompressed video, 2-channel AES digital audio and 8-channel SDI embedded digital audio, analog composite or S-video or SD/HD component video I/O, and 2-channel balanced analog audio I/O.


AJA hardware conversion
KONA LHi features full 10-bit, broadcast quality, motion-adaptive SD to HD up-conversion, HD to HD cross-conversion, HD to SD down-conversion, and automatic HD/SD 12-bit component analog output. Since KONA LHi's conversions are hardware-based, they are available all the time - during ingest or playback.

Outputs can be configured independently allowing you to have simultaneous HD and SD output - or two different types of HD: 720 or 1080 - output at the same time via cross-conversion.


RS-422 control
A 9-pin RS-422 connection available on either the included breakout cable or the optional KLHi-BOX breakout box, allows KONA LHi to take control of external devices for frame accurate ingest and layoffs.


Workflow
Supporting macOS, Windows and Linux, KONA LHi offers cost effective simple connectivity for a range of workflows.


HDMI integration
KONA LHi's HDMI 1.3a support allows you to feed a "deep color" monitor with glorious 10-bit video, banishing video banding and preserving your gradients and rich color palette. Incoming HDMI signals can also be passed to KONA LHi's SDI output for use in more professional environments.


Extensive software support
AJA hardware is supported by an extensive list of professional software for editing, visual effects, graphics and more allowing the same AJA device to be used by many different applications on the same system. In addition, AJA provides several free applications that enable you to utilize the power of your AJA hardware even without having to run a particular software package. This allows you to create unique workflows without tying up valuable resources unnecessarily.


Extend your Connectivity with KLHi-Box
The optional KHLi-Box breakout box let's you integrate KONA LHi easily into rack environments for quick access to all video and audio connections. Additional connectivity includes BNC digital AES/EBU connectors and RCA audio monitoring jacks.



Tech Specs

Video Formats
  • (2K) 2048 x 1080p 23.98, 24, 25
  • (2K) 2048 x 1080PsF 23.98, 24
  • (HD) 1080i 50, 59.94, 60
  • (HD) 1080PsF 23.98, 24
  • (HD) 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
  • (HD) 720p 50, 59.94, 60
  • (SD) 625i 50
  • (SD) 525i 59.94
Software Dependent Formats
  • 720p 23.98
  • 525i 23.98
  • Note: These formats are dependent on specific software functionality and are not normal over the wire formats.
Video Input Digital
  • 3G/SD/HD SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424, 8 or 10-bits
  • Single Link 4:2:2 (1x BNC)
  • HDMI v1.3 30-bits/pixel, RGB or YUV, 2.25 Gbps, SD, HD, 1080p 50/60 (1x mini-HDMI)
Video Input Analog
  • Composite/S-Video (Y/C) (1 x BNC/2x BNC+Adapter)
  • NTSC, NTSCJ, PAL
  • Component (3 x BNC)
  • HD: YPbPr, RGB
  • SD: YPbPr, RGB (component mode)
  • SMPTE/EBU N10, Betacam 525 line, Betacam 525J, RGB
  • 12-bit D/A, 8x oversampling
  • +/- .2 dB to 5.0 MHz Y Frequency Response
  • +/- .2 dB to 1 MHz C Frequency Response
  • .5% 2T pulse response
  • <1% Diff Phase
  • <1% Diff Gain
  • <1 ns Y/C delay inequity
Video Output Digital
  • 3G/SD/HD SDI, SMPTE-259/292/296/424
  • Single Link 4:2:2 or 4:4:4 (1x BNC)
  • HDMI v1.3 30-bits/pixel, RGB or YUV, 2.25 Gbps, SD, HD, 1080p 50/60 (1x mini-HDMI)
Video Output Analog
  • Composite/S-Video (Y/C) (1x BNC/2x BNC+Adapter)
  • NTSC, NTSCJ, PAL
  • Component (3x BNC)
  • HD: YPbPr, RGB
  • SD: YPbPr, RGB (component mode)
  • SMPTE/EBU N10, Betacam 525 line, Betacam 525J, RGB
  • 12-bit D/A, 8x oversampling
  • +/- .2 dB to 5.0 MHz Y frequency response
  • +/- .2 dB to 1 MHz C frequency response
  • .5% 2T pulse response
  • <1% Diff Phase
  • <1% Diff Gain
  • <1 ns Y/C delay inequity
Audio Input Digital
  • 8-Channel, 16 and 24-bit SMPTE-259 SDI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
  • 8-Channel, 16 and 24-bit HDMI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
  • 2-Channel, 16 and 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous or nonsynchronous, internal sample rate conversion (via 1x XLR on breakout cable or optional KLHi-Box)
Audio Input Analog
  • 2-Channel, 16 and 24-bit A/D analog audio, 48 kHz sample rate, balanced (via 2x XLR on DB-25 breakout cable or optional KLHi-Box)
  • +24 dBu full scale digital
  • +/- 0.2 dB 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response
Audio Output Digital
  • 8-Channel, 16 and 24-bit SMPTE-259 SDI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
  • 8-Channel, 16 and 24-bit HDMI embedded audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous
  • 2-Channel, 16 and 24-bit AES/EBU audio, 48 kHz sample rate, synchronous or nonsynchronous, internal sample rate conversion (via 1x XLR on breakout cable or optional KLHi-Box)
Audio Output Analog
  • 2-Channel, 16 and 24-bit D/A analog audio, 48 kHz sample rate, balanced (via 2x XLR on DB-25 breakout cable or optional KLHi-Box)
  • +24 dBu full scale digital (0 dBFS)
  • +/- 0.2 dB 20 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response
  • 2-Channel unbalanced output (via 2x RCA jacks on optional KLHi-Box)
Up-Conversion
  • Hardware 10-bit
  • Anamorphic: fullscreen
  • Pillarbox 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: results in image zoomed to fill fullscreen
  • Zoom Wide: results in a combination of zoom and horizontal stretch to fill a 16:9 screen; this setting can introduce a small aspect ratio change
Down-Conversion
  • Hardware 10-bit
  • Anamorphic: fullscreen
  • 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
Cross-Conversion
  • Hardware 10-bit
  • 1080i to 720p
  • 720p to 1080i
  • 720p to 1080PsF
SD to SD Aspect Ratio Conversion
  • Letterbox: This transforms SD anamorphic material to a letterboxed image
  • H Crop: Will produce a horizontally stretched effect on the image; transforms anamorphic SD to full frame
  • SD Pillarbox: Will produce an image in the center of the screen with black borders on the left and right sides and an anamorphized image in the center
  • V Crop: Will transform SD letterbox material to an anamorphic image
Reference Input
  • Analog Color Black (1V) or Composite Sync (2 or 4V)
  • Looping
  • 75 ohm on optional KLHi-Box, terminated on supplied breakout cable
Electrical Interface
  • 4-lane PCIe 1.0
Machine Control
  • RS-422, Sony 9-pin protocol (via DB-25 breakout cable or optional KLHi-Box)
  • 9-pin D-connector pinout is as follows:
  • 1 GND
  • 2 RX-
  • 3 TX+
  • 4 GND
  • 5 No Connection
  • 6 GND
  • 7 RX+
  • 8 TX-
  • 9 GND
  • Shell GND
Size (w x d x h)
  • 0.75" x 8.25" x 5.0" (19.05 x 209.55 x 127.00 mm)
Weight
  • 0.7 lb (0.4 kg)
Power
  • 13W typical, 15W maximum
Envrionment
  • Safe Operating Temperature: 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% noncondensing
  • Operating Altitude: <3,000 meters (<10,000 feet)

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