AJA has released free new firmware updates 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.
AJA U-TAP USB 3.0 powered capture devices are getting an upgrade with AJA U-TAP v1.5.6. Available as a free download today 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.