AJA Upgrades Ki Pro GO H.264 Recorder And Player

New v2.0 firmware updates H.264 recording quality choices, expands timecode options and introduces network downloading and enhanced super out functionality.

The Ki Pro GO v2.0 firmware for AJA’s portable multi-channel H.264 recorder and player increases the maximum bit rate to 25 Mbps and 10-bit and 4:2:2 color space for improved recording quality, especially for live production scenarios with complex stage and concert lighting.

Targeted at a range of broadcast, pro AV and live event production environments where H.264 is the primary capture codec, Ki Pro GO offers up to four channels of simultaneous HD or SD recording from HDMI or SDI sources, direct to affordable off-the-shelf USB drives.

Users can now choose from five recording settings including Low for talking heads, conference backups, security recording and more; Med-Low; Medium for more complex content; Med-High; and High for fast moving, highly detailed content like sports. These expanded recording options are unique for any H.264 recorder, and answer the needs of AV professionals as requested by AJA Ki Pro GO customers.

New enhanced super out and front panel audio monitoring also display the remaining media percentage and audio meters for all four video channels for improved user monitoring. Ki Pro GO v2.0 further expands timecode choices by offering a new option for LTC on one of the analog audio inputs, enabling the second analog audio input channel to function as a mono input. Additionally, the firmware introduces new in-system media formatting, eliminating the need for a separate PC.

Ki Pro GO v2.0 firmware is available as a free download from the AJA website. 

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