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The power to convert

AJA's FS family brings the full power of our hardware conversion expertise within compact 1RU rack units that offer unrivalled flexibility. Delivering AJA's industry standard up/down/cross converter technology for the highest quality images, FS units are ideal for high-density applications such as mobile trucks and packed machine rooms, able to replace multiple hardware units in a single rack slot. A wide range of conversion possibilities makes them perfect for converting disparate sources to a common format, or handling whatever formats the production environment might throw at you.

 

 

 

Digital and analog I/O flexibility

FS frame synchronizers are loaded with comprehensive I/O that lets them handle a wide range of analog and digital signals - and convert between them. Perfect for use in broadcast and post production environments, FS units feature Dual HD/SD-SDI inputs and outputs, comprehensive multi-channel audio connections and I/O for analog video equipment, including HD and SD component. FS2 also features HDMI I/O with support for 3D output, and a Fiber connectivity option.

 

 

AJA hardware conversion technology

AJA's powerful hardware conversion technology ensures the highest image quality for your productions.

Key conversion features include:

  • SD/HD up/down conversion
  • SD/SD aspect ratio conversion
  • SD/HD cross conversion (720p/1080i)
  • Up/down/cross conversion with both the input and converted formats on HD/HD SDI outputs (both synchronized)
  • HD cross-conversion with simultaneous down converted SDI output
  • Closed Caption conversion (CEA-608/CEA-708 standards)
  • AFD conversion or pass-through (user selectable)

Remote configuration and control

FS units are network ready and support SNMP monitoring and web-based remote control. Units can be connected to any Ethernet network via the built-in 10/100/1000MB Ethernet port, allowing control and configuration of multiple FS units from any web browser on a connected computer. Configurations can be saved and applied to multiple units, ensuring consistency and quick configuration in large installs.

To integrate smoothly with the existing automation of a facility, both FS1 and FS2 can also receive external GPI commands to trigger a variety of functions, from freezing an input source to switching between saved presets.

FS1 and FS2

Supporting virtually any input, FS1 features a flexible I/O and can simultaneously work with SD and HD video - as well as converting between both. FS2 adds the ability to process two independent streams of 3G/HD/SD 10-bit broadcast-quality video and two independent groups of 16-channel AES audio, opening a new world of conversion possibilities.

Built to the exacting standards of all AJA hardware, FS frame synchronizers are backed by our world-class support network, 5-year international warranty and advanced exchange service.