AJA Supports New Apple Mac Pro
Posted Jan 9, 2008

AJA Video, a leading manufacturer of professional video interface and conversion solutions, today announced that its Io HD and KONA line of video capture and playback cards will provide support for Apple's new 8-core Mac Pro which features the latest Quad-Core Intel Xeon 5400 series processors.

AJA's Io HD, the next generation of the company's popular Io video ingest and output devices, provides 10-bit quality video over Firewire for Apple's Final Cut Studio, and natively supports Apple's ProRes 422 format, enabling portable HD editing on MacBook Pro and Mac Pro computers.

The KONA line of video capture and playback cards from AJA, including the KONA 3, KONA LHe and KONA LSe, also offer support for the new Mac Pro, allowing users to take full advantage of a new system architecture that delivers up to twice the performance of its predecessor.

"We're very excited about this newest development, and make it a priority to support the latest technical advancements in Apple's systems," said Nick Rashby, President, AJA Video Systems. "With faster processing speed and a new PCI Express 2.0 slots standard, the newest Mac Pro is sure to again raise the performance bar for video professionals."