AJA Ki Pro ULTRA 12G DCI/UHD/HD Recorder & Player


Main Features:

  • Up to DCI or UHD 4K Recording
  • Supports Single-Channel 4K Recording
  • Supports 4-Channel Recording in HD
  • Supports 12G-SDI, 3G-SDI, and HDMI 2.0
  • 4.8" LCD Display Screen
  • Rotary Knob, Deck-Like Control Buttons
  • Ethernet and RS-422 Control
  • Two AJA Pak Media Slots
  • 2 RU Height, Half-Rack Width
  • Redundant 4-Pin XLR DC Power Inputs

Configuration: ULTRA | ULTRA Plus | GO | RACK | ULTRA 12G

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The AJA Ki Pro ULTRA 2G DCI/UHD/HD Recorder & Player is a single channel ProRes/DNxHR 4K/UltraHD recorder and player or 4-channel ProRes HD recorder. With an unmatched feature set, the AJA Ki Pro ULTRA features the latest 12G-SDI, 12G Fiber, and HDMI 2.0 connectivity. The AJA Ki Pro Ultra 12G supports single link 12G-SDI or quad 3G-SDI for up to 4K/UltraHD 60p recording/playback, or up to four channels of HD over 3G-SDI in multi-channel recording mode. Optional 12G-SDI HD-BNC and 12G Fiber LC SFPs are available.

Ki Pro Ultra 12G 4K/UHD/2K Recorder and Player Overview from AJA Video Systems on Vimeo.


  • Single channel 4K recording and playback for Apple ProRes or Avid DNx via 12G-SDI, HDMI v2.0, or quad link 3G-SDI
  • Up to 4 channels of simultaneous HD recording in Apple ProRes
  • Ki Protect
  • HDR10 / HLG recording and playback
  • Up to 4TB SSD rollover recording
  • Continuous Recording
  • Infinite Record
  • Records to reliable, rugged and high-capacity AJA Pak SSDs, the same media used with previous Ki Pro Ultra products
  • Multi-channel matrix monitoring via SDI and HDMI 
  • Gang Recording
  • Remote control via WebUI or REST API
  • Redundant power
  • Includes AJA’s renowned three year international warranty


Panel TypeTFT LCD
Display Size4.8" / 12.2 cm
Screen Resolution1280 x 720
Aspect Ratio16:9
Pixels Per Inch (ppi)305 ppi
Video1 x BNC (12G-SDI) Input
3 x BNC (3G-SDI) Input
1 x BNC (12G-SDI) Output
3 x BNC (3G-SDI) Output
1 x BNC (3G-SDI) Monitor Output
1 x HDMI Type A (HDMI 2.0) Input
1 x HDMI Type A (HDMI 2.0) Output
2 x SFP (12G-SDI) Input
2 x SFP (12G-SDI) Output
Embedded AudioSDI: 16-Channel
Fiber: 16-Channel
HDMI: 8-Channel
Audio1 x DB-25 TASCAM Input
1 x DB-25 TASCAM Output
1 x DB-25 TASCAM Input/Output
1 x 2RCA Output
1 x 3.5 mm Headphone Output
Built-In SpeakerNone
Power2 x 4-Pin XLR (18 VDC) Input
Other I/O1 x LAN (RJ45) Input/Output
2 x Genlock (BNC) Input
2 x Genlock (BNC) Output
1 x RS-422 (DE-9/DB-9)
Card SlotNone
Format Support
Video FormatSDI/Fiber (10/12-Bit 4:4:4/4:2:2)
DCI 4K: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98 
UHD 4K: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98 
DCI 2K: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98 
1080p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98 
1080i: 30/29.97/25 
1080PsF: 29.97/25/24/23.98 
720p: 60/59.94/50 
HDMI (8/10/12-Bit 4:4:4/4:2:2 RGB, YCC)
HDMI (4:2:0 YCC)
Pulldown ConversionNone
Camera TriggerNone
Pre-Roll RecordNone
Encoding FormatsUp to 4096 x 2160
ProRes 4444 XQ, 4444, 422 HQ, 422, LT, Proxy 
Up to 4096 x 2160
Up to 1920 x 1080
DNxHD 220x MXF, 145 MXF 
1920 x 1080
DNxHD 36
Recording Media2 x AJA Pak (SATA III)
File System SupportHFS+, exFAT
Closed Caption SupportCEA-708, CEA-608
Reference InputBlackburst, Looping (Non-Terminating), Tri-Level Sync
Timecode SupportSDI RP188 / SMPTE 12M via BNC Input / BNC Output
DC Input Power12 to 18 VDC
Battery TypeNone
Operating Current5.4 A
Power Consumption60 W (Typical)
65 W (Maximum)

What's In The Box

    • AJA Ki Pro Ultra 12G DCI/UHD/HD Recorder and Player (SDI, HDMI)
      • AC Power Adapter
        • North American Power Cord
          • Handle
            • Set Desktop Feet
              • Limited 3-Year Warranty

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