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Tsunami Force - KONA Ready-To-Edit Workstation

Tsunami Force - KONA

Ready-To-Edit Workstation




Meet the NEW TSUNAMI FORCE! Safe Harbor's ALL NEW, completely redesigned TSUNAMI FORCE with AJA KONA takes the performance of Avid Media Composer / Symphony and Adobe's NEW Creative Cloud software suite to the next level!


Built for video professionals by video professionals, KONA cards offer the highest quality with a range of feature sets tuned for your workflow. Whatever your post production process, KONA capture, display and mastering solutions for SD, HD, 3G, Dual Link HD, 2K and 4K, provide the best engine for your creative process. In a world of myriad HD standards, SD, 2K and 4K, and growing 3D stereoscopic workflows, KONA cards offer maximum connectivity like 3G/HD/SD SDI, Component, and HDMI-along with the flexibility of AJA’s superior conversion capability. No more rendering for raster resizing, KONA’s superior 10-bit hardware-based up / cross / down conversion offers you the ability to ingest to the resolution of your project while displaying and mastering live simultaneously to HD and SD as your needs require. Using AJA’s industry-leading drivers and custom application plug-ins, KONA cards support the broadest range of creative software. No other manufacturer can match the breadth of application support and better meet the needs of the working professional. Pick your application of choice and KONA connects it to your world. Built to the exacting standards of all AJA hardware, KONA cards are backed by a world-class support network, 3-year international warranty and advanced exchange service.

Choose Your KONA:


Choose Your NLE:


Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Production Premium software is the high-performance toolset with everything you need to create productions for virtually any screen. Avoid workflow bottlenecks with tight integration between Adobe Premiere® Pro, After Effects,® and Photoshop®; easy project exchange with other NLEs; and amazing performance optimizations including the Adobe Mercury Playback Engine. Efficient video and audio workflows make it possible to work at the speed of your imagination. Manage footage from conception to completion with Adobe Prelude for on-set logging and ingest and Adobe SpeedGrade for color grading and finishing. Deeply integrated and efficient, CS6 Production Premium gives you tools that help your work flow. With CS6, Adobe has implemented a new SDK architecture called Adobe Mercury Transmit, which allows the AJA plug-in to have more direct access to the core software. Additionally, users will now use native Premiere Pro sequence presets in order to use their AJA hardware. This results in a much more consistent experience for users.

Or, choose Master Collection...


Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 Master Collection software is the ultimate design environment for realizing your creative vision. Use industry-leading tools with unlimited creative possibilities, precision, and power to capture and develop your ideas. Deliver for print, the web, tablets, smartphones, and the silver screen. Build standards-based websites and mobile applications, design for the latest platforms and devices, and work with pristine-quality video in native formats. Intuitive interfaces and blazing-fast performance allow swift work on your most complex projects. Create amazing interaction, tell stories, and inspire your audiences with complete experiences that go anywhere. And it’s all yours, for one great price.

KONA also works seamlessly with these fine NLE's:



The current family of KONA cards support Avid Media Composer 6, NewsCutter 10 and Symphony 6 with the addition of Avid Open I/O enabling support for third-party audio and video interfaces. With KONA, Avid editors can have access to very cost-effective, high quality video I/O.

 


Extend Your Connectivity with KONA Breakout Box
The optional breakout box and cables allow KONA cards to integrate easily into rack environments, enabling quick access to all video and audio connections without having to get at the back of the tower computer. Additional functionality over the standard breakout cable comes in the form of additional audio connections and monitoring jacks.



Create Without Boundaries
Creative professionals using faster and more intuitive workflows can deliver high-quality productions to demanding clients by taking full advantage of the NVIDIA Quadro GPU acceleration available throughout Adobe CC. Visual effects that used to render a few frames per second now run in real-time. Hours spent producing motion graphics can now be done in minutes. Professional color grading is more accessible than ever before with SpeedGrade and the integrated Lumetri Deep Color Engine in Premiere Pro CC.

Adobe Premiere® Pro CC
The powerful Adobe Mercury Playback Engine, co-developed by Adobe and NVIDIA, leverages NVIDIA GPUs and CUDA® technology to deliver real-time interactivity and up to 18x¹ faster final export rendering on more than 40 powerful visual effects. Expanded support for multiple GPUs multiplies this performance potential. Premiere Pro also fully supports NVIDIA Quadro® SDI Output cards with an Adobe Mercury Transmit Plugin.

Adobe After Effects® CC
Take advantage of the powerful 3D ray-traced renderer in After Effects to simplify and accelerate the motion graphics workflow, so you can create extruded 3D text and shapes with realistic ray-traced features. NVIDIA GPUs enable acceleration of up to 23x¹ faster than a CPU or competitive GPU.

Adobe SpeedGrade CC
SpeedGrade is accelerated by NVIDIA GPUs for real-time professional color grading performance. And with the new Lumetri Deep Color Engine integration, SpeedGrade color grades and looks are easily enabled directly within Premiere Pro.

Adobe Photoshop® CC
The GPU-accelerated Mercury Graphics Engine delivers near-instant results in Photoshop for fluid editing, compositing, and image transformation when used with NVIDIA GPUs. Key tools improved with the GPU include Blurs, Liquify, Adaptive Wide Angle, Lighting Effects, Scrubby Zoom, and more than 20 others.

Powerful Motherboard from ASUS!

The ASUS Workstation Series is the ideal foundation for a powerful PC. It delivers awesome power, dependable performance and unmatched multiple I/O scalability for the most demanding tasks and future upgrades. The ASUS Workstation Series intelligently reduces operating noise and dissipates heat through advanced and environmentally friendly methods to accommodate user needs. The Intel® C602 Chipset is the latest single-chipset design that supports Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 processors for dual LGA 2011 sockets. It improves performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing for increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, the C602 comes with two SATA 6Gb/s and eight SATA 3Gb/s ports for faster data retrieval, doubling the bandwidth of current bus systems.

The motherboard supports the latest Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 processor family with dual LGA 2011 sockets. Memory and PCI Express controllers are integrated alongside quad-channel 8-DIMM DDR3 memory and 80 PCI Express 3.0 lanes. This provides great graphics performance with superior energy efficiency.


New TSUNAMI FORCE Chassis!



Standard Features

If you're a professional video editor concerned about getting the most from Adobe CS6, Avid Media Composer, Avid Symphony or Sony Vegas, our Tsunami FORCE with up to 16 Cores of Xeon processing power and an AJA KONA capture card provides the highest possible performance and expandability to take HD editing to its limit!


MOTHERBOARD FEATURES and SPECIFICATIONS

CPUIntel® Socket 2011 Processors 
Dual Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 product family
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 
* Refer to www.asus.com for CPU support list
ChipsetIntel® C602
Memory8 x DIMM, Max. 64GB, DDR3 2133(O.C.)/2000(O.C.)/1866(O.C.)/1600/1333/1066 MHz ECC, Non-ECC, Un-buffered Memory
Quad Channel Memory Architecture
* For Registered Memory, Max. 256GB DDR3 1600/1333/1066/800 MHz
* Refer to www.asus.com or user manual for the Memory QVL (Qualified Vendors Lists).
System Bus8.0/7.2/6.4 GT/s Intel® QuickPath Interconnect
Multi-GPU SupportSupports NVIDIA® 4-Way SLI™ Technology 
Supports AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX™ Technology
Expansion Slots4 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (dual x16 or quad x8) *1
2 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 *1
1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 (x8 mode) *1
StorageIntel® C602 chipset : 
2 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), blue
8 x SATA 3Gb/s port(s), black
Support Raid 0, 1, 5, 10
Marvell® PCIe 9230 controller : 
4 x SATA 6Gb/s port(s), gray
Support Raid 0, 1, 10
LANIntel® 82574L, 2 x Gigabit LAN Controller(s)
AudioRealtek® ALC898 8-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC 
- Supports : Jack-detection, Multi-streaming, Front Panel Jack-retasking
Audio Feature :
- Absolute Pitch 192kHz/ 24-bit True BD Lossless Sound
- DTS Ultra PC II
- Optical S/PDIF out port(s) at back panel
USB PortsASMedia® USB 3.0 controller : 
4 x USB port(s) (2 at back panel, blue, 2 at mid-board)
Workstation Feature7 x PCIe x 16 slot(s)
Quick Gate: 2 x vertical USB 2.0 on board
ASWM Enterprise
ASMB6-iKVM Remote Management Tool
Special FeaturesASUS Digital Power Design :
- Industry leading Digital 7 +1 Phase Power Design
- Industry leading Digital 2 Phase DRAM Power Design
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- Front Panel USB 3.0 Support
- ASUS SSD Caching
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
- Stylish Fanless Design Heat-pipe solution
ASUS EZ DIY :
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3 
- ASUS EZ Flash 2 
- ASUS MyLogo 2 
- Multi-language BIOS
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Shield
- ASUS Q-Code
- ASUS Q-Slot
- ASUS Q-DIMM 
- ASUS Q-Connector
Back I/O Ports1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port(s)
2 x LAN (RJ45) port(s)
2 x USB 3.0 
6 x USB 2.0 
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
6 x Audio jack(s)
Internal I/O Ports1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s) (19-pin)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
2 x Vertical USB 2.0 port(s)
2 x COM port(s) connector(s)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
8 x SATA 3Gb/s connector(s)
2 x IEEE 1394a connector(s)
2 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
6 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
2 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x 4-pin EZ_PLUG Power connector(s)
1 x RAID key header(s)
1 x ASMB6-iKVM connector(s)
1 x VGA connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x AUX panel header(s)
1 x SMBus header(s)
1 x System panel(s) (Q-Connector)
1 x Power-on button(s)
1 x Reset button(s)
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)
AccessoriesUser's manual
I/O Shield
2 x COM port cable(s)
8 x SATA 3Gb/s cable(s)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s cable(s)
1 x 3-Way SLI bridge(s)
1 x 4-Way SLI bridge(s)
1 x SLI bridge(s)
1 x Q-connector(s) (2 in 1) 
1 x 2-port USB2.0 + 1394 bracket(s)
BIOS64 Mb Flash ROM, UEFI BIOS, PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.6, ACPI 2.0a, Multi-language BIOS, ASUS EZ Flash 2, ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
ManageabilityWfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, WOR by PME, PXE
Support DiscDrivers
ASUS Utilities
ASUS Update
Form FactorEEB Form Factor 
12 inch x 13 inch ( 30.5 cm x 33 cm )

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Customize Your Workstation

Select the options below to configure the perfect workstation for your needs.

Processor ?

System Harddrive ?

Bootable SATA 6G or SSD hard drive that holds the Operating System and major applications.
0
240GB SSD
1
480GB SSD
0
1000GB SATA 6Gb/s
1
2000GB SATA 6Gb/s
0
4000GB SATA 6Gb/s

Memory ?

DVD/CD-ROM #1 ?

0
Asus 24x Standard DVD Burner
1
Pioneer 16x Blu-Ray DVD Burner

DVD/CD-ROM #2 ?

Display Card ?

0
GeForce GTX 760*
1
GeForce GTX 770*
0
GeForce GTX 780*
1
Quadro K2000 B
0
Quadro K4000 B
1
Quadro K5000* B
0
Quadro K600
1
Quadro K6000*

Monitor(s) ?

Networking or I/O Card ?

Firewire Controller ?

Adds external Firewire 400 and 800 ports for DV cameras and storage.
0
3 Port FireWire Card

Speakers ?

Operating System ?

0
Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit
1
Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
0
Windows 8.1 Professional 64-Bit

Keyboard ?

0
Bella Pro Series 3.0 for Media Composer & Symphony
1
Bella Pro Series 3.0 for Premiere Pro
0
Bella Shortcut Keyboard for Premiere Pro
1
LogicKeyboard Media Composer
0
LogicKeyboard Premiere Pro CC
1
LogicKeyboard Premiere Pro CS6 (Wireless)
0
LogicKeyboard Sony Vegas
1
Logitech Illuminated Keyboard
0
Logitech Media Combo MK200
1
Logitech Wireless Desktop MK320

Jogshuttle or External Controller ?

0
ShuttlePRO v2
1
ShuttleXpress

Case

0
Core V71 Full Tower Case NEW!

Video Editing Card ?

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KONA 3G B
1
KONA LHe Plus B
0
KONA LHi B

Video Editing Software ?

Software used to capture, edit and play videos.

Video Harddrive(s) ?

High-speed video storage used for recording, editing and playback.

External Video Storage ?

COMBOVIDEO_ARRAY

Internal Media Harddrive(s) ?

These drives are used to store additional data for your projects.

External Media Harddrive(s) ?

These drives are used to store additional data for your projects.

Breakout Box ?

0
KONA 3G Breakout Box B
1
KONA LHe Plus Breakout Box B
0
KONA LHi Breakout Box B

Audio Software

0
ACID Pro 7
1
Adobe Audition CC N SALE!
0
Pro Tools 11
1
SpectraLayers Pro 2

Video Effects

0
Red Giant Color Suite 11
1
Red Giant Effects Suite 11
0
Red Giant Keying Suite 11
1
Red Giant Shooter Suite 12
0
Red Giant Trapcode Suite 12

Graphics Tablet ?

0
Cintiq 22HD N
1
Intuos Pro Large N
0
Intuos Pro Medium N

Other Suggested Add-Ons

0
Episode 6
1
Microsoft Office Home & Business 2013
0
Sorenson Squeeze 9
1
Wirecast Studio 5
0
mocha AE v3

Tutorials

0
Complete Training for Adobe Illustrator CS6
1
Complete Training for Adobe Photoshop CS6
0
Complete Training for Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
1
Complete Training for Avid Media Composer and Symphony 6

Installation & Testing ?

Assembly and Testing

Limited Warranty Program

System Warranty (basic)
System Warranty 1 Year
System Warranty 2 Years
System Warranty 3 Years

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