Las Vegas, NV (April 13, 2015) — AJA Video Systems and Atomos today announced that the Shogun portable recorder will support external recording of AJA Raw files captured by the CION professional production camera.
“We are very pleased to welcome the AJA CION to the Shogun family, our goal is to sit on top of the best image producing devices in the world, CION’s unique design and pristine image quality have captured the attention of Shogun users and we simply had to support it.” Said Jeromy Young, Atomos CEO. “We’re delighted to announce RAW and Avid DNxHR support for the CION at NAB this year, offering both AJA and Shogun customers enhanced functionality and flexibility.”
“Shogun is an established player in portable recorders, with support for many compressed codecs, and now it will offer CION customers an excellent solution for recording pristine AJA Raw,” said AJA President Nick Rashby. “We’re pleased to bring AJA customers an integrated workflow with CION and Shogun to easily record CION’s uncompressed 4K Raw format.”
Atomos Shogun users will now be able to record CION’s AJA Raw at 4K and UltraHD resolutions, at up to 60fps. The AJA Raw format offers simple post production workflow options as it is processed into a common DNG file wrapper supported by major content creation, editing and finishing tools, including new ingest/playout support in AJAs 4K Desktop products.
Ergonomic and lightweight in design with unparalleled connectivity, the CION production camera is capable of shooting at 4K/UltraHD and 2K/HD resolutions. In-camera recording directly to the Apple ProRes family of codecs, including 12-bit ProRes 444, enables incredible image quality capture to cost-effective AJA Pak SSD media at up to 4K/60p, and offers compatibility with a wide range of post production applications. CION can also output AJA Raw in realtime at up to 4K 120fps via 4 x 3G-SDI or up to 4K 30fps via Thunderbolt™.
About Atomos Shogun The new wave of 4K cameras are arming the Pro Video world with amazing sensors at affordable price points. Shogun completes the solution for professionals, with a class leading 7″ high resolution monitor, Balanced XLR audio, HDMI & SDI connectivity, Recording direct to 422 10-bit ProRes, Avid DNxHR and RAW, all to high capacity, affordable and open market SSDs.
Pricing and Availability
Pricing for CION is US MSRP $8,995. To place orders, please visit http://www.aja.com/en/where-to-buy#wtb-cion for a list of AJA CION resellers. Pricing for Atomos Shogun is $1995. For purchase information, please visit http://www.atomos.com/shogun/ .
About AJA Video Systems, Inc.
Since 1993, AJA Video has been a leading manufacturer of video interface technologies, converters, digital video recording solutions and professional cameras, bringing high-quality, cost-effective products to the professional, broadcast and post-production markets. AJA products are designed and manufactured at our facilities in Grass Valley, California, and sold through an extensive sales channel of resellers and systems integrators around the world. For further information, please see our website at www.aja.com.
Atomos exist to help creative professionals cut through technology barriers by creating easy to use, cutting edge products including 4K & HD Monitor-recorders, a pocket size ProRes recorder, signal converters & power management solutions. Each product serves a different need but all share the common benefit of enabling a faster, higher quality and more affordable production schedule for video professionals.