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AJA Announces Free Firmware Updates for Many of Their Popular Products

FreeAJA FirmwareUpdatesAJA has announced free firmware updates for many of their popular products including the Ki Pro Go and U-Tap and more.  Updates are available for select AJA openGear cards with a host of improvements designed to help production professionals better maintain the integrity of signals and manage associated metadata as they move throughout the chain. Building on AJA’s latest Mini-Config v2.26.3 software update for its Mini-Converter line, OG-Hi5-4K-Plus v1.6.1, OG-HA5-4K v1.6.1, OG-4K2HD v1.5.1, and OG-12GM v1.2.2 bring users powerful new enhancements such as HDR VPID pass through, BT.2020 and dual-link support, Dolby Audio compatibility, and more.  OpenGear update details available here: https://www.aja.com/news/story/2053-aja-unleashes-new-firmware-for-opengear-cards?utm_source=aja&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=user_eblast_u-tap_og_fw_1-5-6_update_eol_03312022

AJA U-TAP USB 3.0 powered capture devices are also getting an upgrade with AJA U-TAP v1.5.6. Available as a free download from AJA's Support page, the release delivers PsF support, including (HD) 1080PsF 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, and 30 – advancing support for Sony, Panasonic, and Canon SDI equipment. The latest release now changes the device name to start with AJA U-TAP Video or AJA U-TAP Audio for both U-TAP SDI and HDMI devices, making it easier to set up and manage them within compatible software. It also includes support for Windows 11 and macOS Monterey.  Learn more here:  https://www.aja.com/products/u-tap-sdi?utm_source=aja&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=user_eblast_u-tap_og_fw_1-5-6_update_eol_03312022+and+www.aja.com/products/u-tap-hdmi

The AJA Ki Pro GO firmware v4.0 is also available as a free download from AJA’s website and introduces new functionality that gives users more flexibility in the field. The update allows users to playback .mp4 files created with 3rd-party apps from Adobe Premiere Pro to Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, and Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve; set each device to generate 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4 B-frames individually on each channel; harness alarm settings; and more.  The free upgrade is available to download for Mac and Windows here:  https://www.aja.com/products/ki-pro-go?utm_source=aja&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=user_eblast_kpg_v4_update_03312022#support