KONA 5 8 Lane PCIe I/O Card
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AJA - KONA 5 8 Lane PCIe I/O Card

$3,144.75 Each

Take command of the most challenging projects using the immense power of the newest member of the KONA product line. KONA 5 is AJA’s blazingly fast, 8-lane PCIe 3.0 I/O card, designed for today’s most demanding video and audio workflows. 

Whether you are working with HFR 4K/UltraHD, 2K/HD, SD, Deep Color and/or HDR, experience the quality and peace of mind that KONA 5 brings to your world. Supporting 10-bit 4:2:2 and 4:4:4, or even 12-bit* color spaces for pristine imagery, KONA 5 allows the flexibility to ingest and output with 12G/6G/3G-SDI and monitor with a full size HDMI 2.0 port. The bi-directional 12G-SDI ports provide immense flexibility for capture and simultaneous pass through, and with the appropriate software, multi-channel capture and streaming.

For HDR workflows, KONA 5 supports HDR 10 and HLG* for rich color delivery over HDMI 2.0. 
KONA 5 has the power for the work you do today and into the future. 
*Application dependent

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  • Supports 4K and UltraHD ingest and output at frame rates up to 50/60 fps
  • Supports 4:4:4 and 4:2:2 workflows
  • 10-bit 4K/UltraHD and 2K/Dual Link/HD/SD input and output
  • 12-bit color support (application dependent)
  • HDMI 2.0 output (4K/UltraHD HFR 4:2:2 10-bit)
  • HDR 10 support – HDR Infoframe metadata, in accordance with
    HDMI 2.0a/CTA-861.3
  • HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) support
  • 8-Ch. AES/EBU, 8-Ch. embedded HDMI, and 16-Ch. embedded SDI digital audio I/O
  • Reference Input on card (Analog black burst or Tri-level)
  • Extend external connectivity with included breakout cable
  • RS-422 support on 9-pin connector
  • macOS, Windows and Linux support



Digital Video Solutions AJA Video Systems is a leading manufacturer of high-quality and cost-effective digital video acquisition, interface, conversion solutions for professional broadcast, production and post-production. AJA simplifies professional digital video workflows with a line of award-winning products designed and manufactured in Grass Valley, California. AJA was founded by engineer John Abt in 1993. Today the company employs over 200 people worldwide, building industry-leading video capture cards, digital recording devices, video routers, frame synchronizers and scalers, digital converters. AJA’s engineering has consistently supported advancements in broadcast technologies as well as format standards to provide video professionals with future-proof workflow solutions.

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 9 × 7 × 3 in