The AJA Ki Pro Recorder / 250GB HDD / Compatible Porta Brace Case Kit, from B&H, is a practical grouping as the Porta Brace case is specifically designed to support Ki Pro's buttons and all-around workflow. The main interior of the case has room for Ki Pro's power supply or for a brick battery (which can optionally be connected to Ki Pro). On the exterior, at the top of the case, a clear flap cover protects Ki Pro's buttons and flaps open for direct access to them. On the bottom exterior, a large pocket opens up to reveal access to Ki Pro's inputs and outputs. A slip pocket is available to hold memory cards. The case can be worn around the shoulder or, by means of an optional belt, worn around the waist.
As for Ki Pro -- it's a recorder that connects to a camera and records what the camera records, in up to 1080p30/25, recording in edit-ready ProRes codec with the purpose of streamlining post-production, as ProRes is directly compatible with Final Cut, Avid's Media Composer and Symphony, and Adobe's Premiere. Ki Pro records in 10-bit color depth and can upscale and downscale resolutions in real-time. The recorder has both SDI and HDMI inputs to connect to cameras by. For data storage, the recorder has slots for a 2.5" HDD storage module and an ExpressCard 34 media card. A 250GB HDD storage module is included.
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AJA Ki Pro Recorder / 250GB HDD / Compatible Porta Brace Case Kit Review