AJA Video Systems introduces T-TAP powered by Thunderbolt25 January 2013
Now shipping from AJA Video Systems is the company’s T-TAP, its compact, lightweight HD-SDI and HDMI Thunderbolt-powered video device. T-TAP is said to allow video professionals to leverage the power of Thunderbolt to deliver high-quality video and embedded audio output from any compatible Mac system.
According to the company, the T-TAP’s simple, single Thunderbolt cable for both power and data enables easy set-up for video professionals. The highly-portable device is claimed to support everything from SD to HD to 2K and mixed 3D with pristine 10-bit quality, even over HDMI, and all with eight-channel embedded audio. It also includes AJA’s Mac drivers and software for integrated compatibility with major software packages from Apple, Adobe, Avid and many more.
Key T-TAP features include high-speed Thunderbolt connectivity; 10-bit uncompressed 4:2:2 video and embedded audio output; HD/SD-SDI and HDMI connectivity supports simultaneous output at 10-bit quality; and 3D support on HDMI and SDI for realtime muxed stereoscopic review without requiring additional hardware.