Atech Flash Technology Unveils New AJA Pak Media Reader

Atech Flash Technology (AFT) has announced the Blackjet™ VX-1P AJA Pak Media Reader, a new media reader compatible with AJA’s durable, high capacity Pak Media. Encased in a protective metal housing, AJA Pak Media Solid State Drives (SSDs) offer video professionals flexible storage options with capacities ranging from 256GB to 2TB and are built to withstand repeated use in the field.

Blackjet VX-1P utilizes the bandwidth of USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), allowing users to ingest, edit and archive creative content from AJA Pak Media at maximum speeds. The new VX-1P utilizes the USB-C interface, making it compatible with existing Mac and Windows USB 3.1 and Thunderbolt 3 computers.

Key VX-1P features include:

  • AJA Video Systems certification
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 for transfer speeds up to 10Gbps
  • Reversible USB Type-C connector for quick and easy connection
  • Ingest speeds of up to 525 MB/s*
  • Rugged metal enclosure for durability and longevity
  • Vent holes to increase heat dissipation
  • Thunderbolt 3 compatibility

“Reliability is key to our customers in the field, which is why a number of them are using AJA products, and the Pak Drives in particular are so rugged and durable. Collaborating with the AJA team on certification has been seamless, and we look forward to bringing our customers a product that allows them to take advantage of AJA technologies with the speed of USB-C,” shared Eric Liu, General Manager, Atech Flash Technology.

“AFT has established a reputation for developing impressive and reliable hardware and has been a pleasure to work with on certifying the VX-1P with AJA Pak Media. The collaboration will allow Pak users to get the most out of their drives with the added speed and flexibility of USB 3.1 Gen 2,” shared Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems.


* Based on USB 3.1 Gen 2 specifications; performance may vary depending on card type and host system.

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