AJA shipped the Kumo 1616-12G, a new router with 16 12G-SDI inputs and outputs. It’s designed to provide the bandwidth needed for high-frame-rate and deep-color workflow at up to 8K resolution for broadcast, production and pro AV users.

The new model has the same form factor as the Kumo 1616 3G-SDI router router and is controllable via network.

Here’s AJA’s bulleted list of Kumo 1616-12G features:

  • 16x 12G-SDI inputs and 16x outputs for up to 4K/UltraHD support at 60p over a single cable
  • Small, compact 1RU form factor
  • Multi-port gang control supports up to 8K resolutions
  • Redundant power supply option
  • Eight salvos per router
  • Embedded web server for remote control on any standard web browser
  • USB port to easily configure the router IP address and simplify initial network configuration
  • Auto re-clocking SDI rates: 270 Mbps /1.483/1.485/2.967/2.970/5.934/5.940/11.868/11.880 Gbps
  • Support for AJA KUMO Control Panels (hardware, with direct connect or networked)
  • 5-year warranty and support

The Kumo 1616-12G is available from AJA resellers worldwide for a MSRP of $2,495.

AJA: www.aja.com