R 19,306.00

AJA KONA 1 IO Card is backordered and will ship as soon as it is back in stock.



Designed for broadcast, post and ProAV, as well as OEM developers, KONA 1 is a robust, cost efficient single-channel 3G-SDI 2K/HD 60p I/O card with serial control, reference/LTC and even HDR over SDI. KONA 1 features standard application plug-ins and supports capture, monitoring and/or playback with software applications from AJA, Adobe®, Avid®, Apple®, OBS Project, Telestream and more, as well as AJA SDK support. KONA 1 enables simultaneous monitoring during capture (pass-through) and includes: full size SDI ports supporting 3G-SDI formats, embedded 16-channel SDI audio in/out, Genlock with reference/ LTC input and RS-422.


  • Single Channel 3G-SDI Capture or Playback 2K/HD/SD up to 50/60p
  • 2x 3G-SDI connections (In, Out) with 16-channel embedded audio
  • RGB 4:4:4 12-bit, and YCbCr 4:2:2 10-bit HFR workflows supported 
  • 10-bit LUT support (.cube)
  • VPID signaling for SDR/HDR Transfer Characteristics, Colorimetry and Luminance via SDI
  • PQ, HLG and Dolby Vision Support 
  • HDR Metadata Capture and Auto Playback Detection
  • RS-422 support on 9-pin external connector 
  • Low profile form factor also available with internal RS-422 header
  • Reference/LTC Input on card (Analog black burst or Tri-level)
  • Compatible with apps from Adobe, Avid, Apple, OBS Project, and Telestream
  • Includes support for the Apple M1 chip
  • Three year warranty

Apple M1 Chip Support

Desktop Software v16.1 and above is optimized for the Apple M1 chip with native support for AJA macOS drivers, application plug-ins, AJA Control Room, AJA Control Panel, AJA System Test and AJA NMOS software.

Powerful and Simple 3G-SDI Capture and Playback for 2K/HD up to 60p

KONA 1 provides cost-effective and powerful professional 3G-SDI support for robust compatibility with Ingest, Editing and Visual Effects applications.

Capture, Monitor and Output frame accurately up to 2K 60p over 3G-SDI with Adobe, Avid, AJA Control Room and many more applications.

Reference and LTC spigots provide the professional frame stability and time code based reliability you need for broadcast, production, ProAV and creative finishing projects.

Apple Mac Pro Compatible

AJA offers full compatibility for the new Apple Mac Pro, including support for AJA Control Room with Metal compatibility as well as extensive support for a range of applications. For productions handling high resolution workflows, KONA 1 is a perfect companion with the new desktop offering single-channel 3G-SDI capture and playback.