At IBC 2017, AJA Video Systems announced new v2.0 firmware for the Ki Pro Ultra
Plus multi-channel HD recorder and 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD recorder and player. The new
update enables the latest HDR formats with HLG and HDR10 playback, and adds
support for recording and playing ProRes 4444 XQ up to 2K60p, among several other
“The new v2.0 firmware for Ki Pro Ultra Plus is an extension of our commitment to
providing customers with updates that keep pace with the latest workflows. With this
update, users can quickly and easily play back HDR10 and HLG material for viewing
on HDMI 2.0 compatible displays, record/playback ProRes 4444 XQ and much more,’
said Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems.
Ki Pro Ultra Plus is a multi-channel recorder offering 2, 3 or 4-channel simultaneous
HD recording up to 1080 50/60p, or in single-channel mode, 4K/UltraHD/2K/HD
recording and playback, with full HDMI 2.0 input and output (up to 12-bit capture and
output). Housed in a 2RU half-rack, it offers extensive I/O flexibility and a range of
connectivity options from 3G-SDI to HDMI 2.0 and fibre. Ki Pro Ultra Plus captures
pristine 4K/UltraHD and HD video to standard production codecs including Apple
ProRes and Avid DNxHD MXF. Channels can be displayed on Ki Pro Ultra Plus’ LCD
screen as a quad-split during capture for confidence monitoring, which can also be
output over HDMI, SDI, fibre and the device’s web-based UI.
Ki Pro Ultra Plus v2.0 firmware will be available from October as a free download from
AJA’s website. Ki Pro Ultra Plus is now available through AJA’s worldwide reseller
network for a US MSRP of $3995.