AJA has expanded its lineup of openGear compatible 12G-SDI Fibre Converters with a pair of new OG-FiDO 12G cards for receiving signals from LC Fibre or ST Fibre and converting those signals to baseband 12G-SDI. OG-FiDO-R-12G-ST supports single channel conversion from ST Fibre to 12G-SDI, and OG-FiDO-2R-12G supports dual channel conversion from LC Fibre to 12G-SDI. AJA’s OG-FiDO 12G cards offer unmatched flexibility and cost efficiency for 12G/6G/3G/HD/SD-SDI Fiber conversion, allowing for extended cable runs (up to 10km) over standard single mode Fibre optic cable from standard fibre video sources, including AJA’s FiDO Mini-Converters.
AJA openGear Card Firmware Updates Now Available
AJA has released a collection of new firmware updates for select AJA openGear card models, including OG-ROI-HDMI, OG-ROI-DVI, OG-ROI-SDI, OG-HA5-4K, and OG-12GM. OG-ROI-HDMI v1.3.2, OG-ROI-DVI v1.3.2, and OG-HA5-4K v1.5.3 introduce Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) emulation, enabling the user to specify the desired video format to the connected HDMI source. Simple frame rate conversion capabilities from p60 to p59.94 and p59.94 to p60 have also been added to OG-HA5-4K and OG-12GM. For the latest audio workflows, OG-HA5-4K v1.5.3 adds support for embedded audio pass-through of Dolby Digital and Dolby Digital Plus compressed audio, including Dolby Digital Plus JOC (joint object coding) for immersive audio. The new OG-12GM v1.1.2 firmware update also introduces PsF support for inputs and outputs. Additionally, OG-ROI-SDI v1.2.1 adds a fix for enhanced performance.