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AJA Corvid 88 8-Channel 3G-SDI I/O Card (Low Profile)

BH #AJCORVID88S • MFR #CRV-88-9-S-R0
AJA Corvid 88 8-Channel 3G-SDI I/O Card (Low Profile)
Key Features
  • PCIe 2.0, 8-Lane Card
  • 8 x SD/HD/3G-SDI I/O Connectors
  • Supports SD, HD, 2K, UHD 4K, and DCI 4K
  • High Frame Rate 50p and 60p
The low-profile Corvid 88 8-Channel 3G-SDI I/O Card from AJA is an 8-lane PCIe 2.0 card that delivers multi-channel video and audio input/output. It accepts up to eight SD/HD/3G-SDI signals on DIN 1.0/2.3 connections which can be programmed as either input or output, with each able to support a different video format -- provided all formats use the same clock timing. Connections can also be linked together to support Dual Link HD-SDI for high frame-rate 1080p/2K and Quad Link 3G-SDI for Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) / DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) formats.
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AJA Corvid 88 Overview

The low-profile Corvid 88 8-Channel 3G-SDI I/O Card from AJA is an 8-lane PCIe 2.0 card that delivers multi-channel video and audio input/output. It accepts up to eight SD/HD/3G-SDI signals on DIN 1.0/2.3 connections which can be programmed as either input or output, with each able to support a different video format -- provided all formats use the same clock timing. Connections can also be linked together to support Dual Link HD-SDI for high frame-rate 1080p/2K and Quad Link 3G-SDI for Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) / DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) formats.

The Corvid 88 supports 24-bit embedded SDI audio using four independent 16-channel 48 kHz embedded audio engines. For control, an internal RS-422 port is provided, which allows control of external devices for frame accurate ingest and layoffs. Other features include four independent Mixer/Keyer widgets and a switchable LTC/reference input for Analog Color Black or HD Tri-Level Sync. A second LTC input is available on an internal header for providing additional reference to the Corvid 88.

Part of AJA's Corvid line of products, the Corvid 88 is designed for integration into solutions offered by third-party developers including Colorfront, Codex, Quantel, Autodesk, and others. It allows AJA Developer Partner applications to access up to eight simultaneous input and output streams on a single PCIe card, making it ideally suited for ingest and playout servers.

  • PCIe 2.0, 8-lane
  • Up to eight independent SD/HD/3G-SDI channels on DIN 1.0/2.3 connectors
  • Supports SD, HD, 2K, Ultra HD, and DCI 4K resolutions
  • Connections can be linked to support Dual Link
  • High frame up to 50p and 60p
  • 8/10-bit YCbCr and RGB frame buffer formats
  • Frame Stores (In or Out)
  • Four independent Mixer/Keyer widgets
  • Four independent, 16-channel, 48 kHz, SDI-embedded audio I/O engines
  • Analog Color Black or HD Tri-Level Sync
  • Color Space converters
  • Eight 1D LUTs
  • Internal RS-422 port
UPC: 812321030631

AJA Corvid 88 Specs

Inputs / Outputs
System Connection
PCIe 2.0 x8
Inputs/Outputs
8x BNC (3G-SDI | 16-Channel)
Other I/O
1x DE-9/DB-9 RS-422 Input
2x LC Fiber Reference Input
Simultaneous Multi-Input Support
Yes: 8 Simultaneous Inputs
Format Support
Input Video Format
SDI (10/12-Bit 4:4:4/4:2:2 RGB, YCC)
UHD 4K at 50/60 fps
Input Audio Format
Analog: 48 kHz / 24-Bit
Output Video Format
SDI (10/12-Bit 4:4:4/4:2:2 RGB, YCC)
UHD 4K at 50/60 fps
Embedded Audio
SDI: 16-Channel
Standards
Video Standard Compliance
SMPTE 259M-C/292M/425M
HDR Support
Yes, Dolby Vision/Hybrid Log Gamma
Hardware
Power Consumption
Device: 23 W
Environmental
Operating Temperature
32 to 72°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature
-40 to 158°F / -40 to 70°C
Operating Humidity
10 to 90%
General
Dimensions
7.3 x 4.9 x 0.9" / 185.4 x 124.5 x 22.9 mm
Weight
0.4 lb / 0.2 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
9.8 x 6.5 x 3.3"

AJA Corvid 88 Reviews

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Will this work with an external Thunderbolt 3 ...

Will this work with an external Thunderbolt 3 Expansion chassis?
Asked by: Ken
Yes, The AJA Corvid 88 card is supported with the Sonnet Echo Express SE IIIe Thunderbolt 3 Expansion Chassis for PCIe Cards BH #SOECEXSE3ET3 The Sonnet SE IIIe supports MAC/WIN/Linux (If installing on a New Mac M1 platform please check with AJA support to see if an M1 Driver has been released for the Corvid 88)
Answered by: Chris H
Date published: 2022-08-12

Does this work with LiveStream Studio 6?

Does this work with LiveStream Studio 6?
Asked by: Nathaniel
Not that we are aware of. AJA does not list Livestream Studio as compatible. It does however list both Wirecast and vMix.
Answered by: Joseph
Date published: 2021-04-20

Where can you get drivers for this card?

Where can you get drivers for this card?
Asked by: Nathaniel
from the AJA website
Answered by: Sean
Date published: 2021-04-13
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