AJA Io XT With Thunderbolt Technology Is Now Available
Portable Device Provides Dual Thunderbolt Ports and Complete Video/Audio Capture and Playback
Grass Valley, CA (January 25, 2012) The new Io XT Thunderbolt-enabled professional video I/O device is now shipping from AJA Video Systems. As the only Thunderbolt-enabled video I/O device on the market with dual Thunderbolt ports, Io XT opens up a host of new workflow capabilities to video professionals.
Io XT connects to a Thunderbolt-enabled Apple computer via a single cable. An additional Thunderbolt port is provided, enabling users to daisy-chain Io XT to other Thunderbolt peripherals including high bandwidth storage and high resolution displays through a single interface; simplifying the connection of multiple devices.
The highly portable device supports capture and playback of 4:2:2 and 4:4:4 HD and SD formats and can unify disparate formats via its 10-bit realtime Up/Down/Cross conversion capability. Io XT also provides compatibility with the most popular NLE programs, the newest codecs, video formats, stereoscopic 3D workflows, and more.
Key features include:
Dual Thunderbolt ports
Two 3G/HD/SD-SDI inputs and outputs
Single link SDI 4:2:2 support, single and dual-link SDI 4:4:4 support
HDMI input and output (including support for 3D)
Analog HD/SD component and composite output, 10-bit
Video Up, Down, and Cross conversion (hardware-based, 10-bit)
8-channel embedded SDI audio I/O
8-channel balanced analog audio output (using an optional DB-25 type cable)
Uncompressed I/O allows capture, monitoring and mastering to Apple ProRes, DVCProHD, CineForm, Avid DNxHD and more
Front panel LED VU meters
Headphone output w/level control
Reference In/LTC In (selectable)
4-pin XLR Power (AC adapter included)
AJA Technical Support and International Warranty included
Io XT is available through AJA s global network of resellers at a US MSRP of $1495. For a complete set of features and technical specifications, please visit www.aja.com.
About AJA Video Systems, Inc.
Since 1993, AJA Video has been a leading manufacturer of high-quality and cost-effective digital video interface, conversion and Desktop solutions supporting the professional broadcast and post- production markets. With headquarters in Grass Valley, California, AJA maintains an extensive sales channel of dealers and systems integrators around the world. For further information, please see our website www.aja.com.
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Chuck Whitlock, AJA Video Systems, Inc., 530-274-2048; email@example.com