Ki Pro Quad 4K/QuadHD/2K/HD Solid State Recorder - Now Shipping
Get ready for 4K, Ki Pro Quad is a revolution in 4K production.
Ki Pro Quad enable a manageable 4K/Quad HD/2K/HD workflow with the efficiencies of Apple ProRes and the flexibility of RAW data in a compact, solid state recording and playback package that easily mounts directly on a variety of cameras.
The new Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is incredibly tiny. It's a true digital film camera with a Super 16 size 1080HD sensor with 13 stops of dynamic range. The images look virtually identical to their current camera!
It features a Micro Four Thirds lens mount so you can use low cost lenses, but also Super 16 cine lenses via an adapter. If you use a Super 16 cine lens, combined with the Super 16 sensor size and the 13 stops of dynamic range, it's just like shooting to Super 16 film! Of course you can rig it up with large lenses so it's perfect for large jobs too!
They have worked incredibly hard to build the smallest camera design they could, while retaining the ability to comfortably use it hand held. It's an attractive design with built in stereo mic's, LANC, micro HDMI with overlays for monitoring, solid grip handle that holds a removable battery and built in recorder to SD cards. It records lossless CinemaDNG RAW and ProRes 422 (HQ), so the image quality is amazing.
The small design lets this camera be used for all kinds of tasks a normal camera would be too large to handle. My feeling is a small camera can always be bigger, but a big camera can never be smaller. I think its going to be very exciting to see what kind of work is done with this camera.. For myself, it's nice to have a camera I can use personally for shooting my family, which gives a timeless film look.
The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera will be shipping in July for $995.
AJA Video Systemannounced immediate availability of its Ki Pro Quad, a new solid-state portable video recorder enabling true 4K camera-to-editorial workflows. Ki Pro Quad enables a breakthrough 4K/Quad HD/2K/HD workflow with the efficiencies of Apple ProRes and the flexibility of RAW data in a compact, solid state recording and playback package that easily mounts directly onto a variety of cameras supporting workflow needs today and into the future.
Ki Pro Quad has many unique features that enable new was of working for creative professionals and delivers:
Breakthrough 4K Workflows--Ki Pro Quad serves as a central gathering point for the main needs of 4K production; bring camera signals in and simultaneously create edit-friendly 4K ProRes files, output to 4K and HD monitors and record RAW data directly to a Thunderbolt-enabled computer/storage system.
4K and Quad HD Support-- Help ease the transition to 4K with a recorder that creates efficient file sizes while still retaining pristine quality.
More than 4K and Quad HD--Support for 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 recording even at HD and 2K resolutions, and real time scaling from 4K/Quad HD to 2K/HD. HDMI output allows connection to HD consumer monitors. HD-SDI output provides professional connectivity to high-end monitors.
Debayering and Scaling--New hardware-based features include real time, high-quality RAW debayering, recording directly to 4K resolution Apple ProRes 444 or ProRes 422 files and real time scaling from 4K to HD.
Streamlined Camera to Post--With the Canon C500: enable live debayering for immediate Apple ProRes 422 and ProRes 444 onboard recording and RAW pass through over Thunderbolt to compatible storage connected to a Mac system. With Sony F55: enable 4K 4x 3G-SDI baseband input and recording to 4K ProRes. With any SDI-capable HD camera: enable HD recording with cameras such as the Canon C300 with the added advantage of 10-bit 4:4:4 support for cameras like the Sony F3.
Affordability--Ki Pro Quad is priced substantially less than other 4K recorders but still has the power and functionality for the demands of 4K productions as well as functionality not found in competitive recorders of ANY price.
Proven Performance--Ki Pro Quad was built on the same performance principles and reliability that have made the rest of the Ki Pro family successful, and creates low-bandwidth ProRes files up to 4K resolutions, that can be easily offloaded to any Thunderbolt-enabled Mac via AJA's new PAKDock Thunderbolt and USB3 reader. With the same capabilities of Ki Pro Mini for remote control, automation, ease of use and mounting options, the transition to Ki Pro Quad is virtually seamless.
For a complete set of features and technical specifications, please visit http://www.aja.com/en/products/ki-pro-quad .
Ki Pro Quad is available now worldwide through AJA's network of resellers and distributors at a US MRSP of $3995. AJA PAKDock, AJA Pak SSD media, and Ki Pro Quad mounting options, are now also available.
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