AJA Video Systems: next generation HA5-12G Mini-Converters now available

AJA Video Systems is expanding its 12G-SDI products for professional broadcast, production and proAV workflows with the new HA5-12G Mini-Converters. There is also a free iOS app with all the info about the Mini-Converters.

AJA HA5-12G Mini-Converters now available

Capable of extending 4K HDMI signals over long distances, up to 10km over a single fiber link, the new AJA HA5-12G-T is a member of the next generation of AJA’s production-proven HA5-4K Mini-Converters.

The new AJA HA5-12G Mini-Converter provides powerful conversion of an HDMI 2.0 input to two 12G-SDI single link outputs. For reducing cable runs when transporting 4K/UltraHD over SDI, HA5-12G includes two 12G-SDI outputs. HA5-12G supports up to eight channels of audio from the HDMI source or via two-channel analog audio (RCA) inputs, with eight or two channels of digital embedded audio output on 12G-SDI.

HA5-12G supports Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) emulation, which ensures the connected source continuously outputs the desired video formats.

The HA5-12G-T Fiber-equipped model is a single channel transmitter capable of extending 4K HDMI signals over long distances, up to 10km over a single Fiber link. HA5-12G-T ships with a 12G Fiber SFP installed and includes all functionality of the HA5-12G.

AJA HA5-12G Mini-Converters now available

New features and a iOS app

Additional features of the new HA5-12G and HA5-12G-T from AJA Video Systems include:

  • Convert HDMI 2.0 up to 4K/UHD 60p to 12G-SDI with a second mirrored output
  • Support for up to 4K/UHD 60p input at 4:4:4/4:2:2/4:2:0
  • HDMI EDID Emulation
  • Two Sample Interleave (2SI) 4K/UHD source mapping
  • Analyzes HDR Infoframe data coming in over HDMI in accordance with HDMI v2.0b/CTA-861-G
  • HDR Infoframe decoder as defined in CTA-861-G and HDMI v2.0b
  • Embedded audio can be selected from the HDMI or Analog audio inputs
  • The Lock LED adjacent to the HDMI input connector indicates by color the detected signal type. Off is no signal, Green is SD-SDI, Red is HD-SDI, Amber is 3G-SDI, Purple is 6G-SDI, and Blue is 12G-SDI.
  • Configure via USB port and supplied Mini-Config software
  • International power supply included
  • Covered by AJA’s five-year warranty

AJA HA5-12G Mini-Converters now available

The new HA5-12G and HA5-12G-T high-quality HDMI 2.0 to 12G-SDI, with fiber model are now available through AJA’s worldwide reseller network for $795 and $995, respectively.  To know more about AJA Mini-Converters and always have access to all the information needed, iOS users can get the AJA Mini-Matrix free app for iPad and iPhone, which is available now in the Apple iTunes Store. The app has information on the complete line of AJA Mini-Converters and is a handy tool to help you find the find the right converter for any situation, wherever you are.

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