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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!

Professional performance. Unparalleled reliability.
Whatever your post production process, KONA capture, display and mastering solutions for SD, HD, 3G, Dual Link HD, 2K and 4K on a Mac or PC, 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.

Powerful hardware conversion
Within supported applications, KONA's Hardware Scalar Acceleration takes processing load off the CPU, allowing your computer to concentrate on what you care about, more real-time effects.

No more rendering for raster resizing. Based on our powerful converter technology, KONA's superior "always-on" 10-bit hardware-based up/cross/down-conversion offers you the ability to ingest to the standard of your project while displaying and mastering live simultaneously to HD and SD as your needs require.

Unrivalled compatibility
At AJA we understand that creative professionals have a range of software applications and platforms they prefer and need to work with. Using AJA's industry-leading Mac and PC 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.

Choose Your KONA:

Choose Your NLE:

KONA for PC software allows Windows to access the hardware power of your KONA within major editing and graphics applications. Other software vendors have also provided integrated support for KONA in their own PC applications through direct collaboration with AJA. Choose the right KONA card for any format you need, including DPX, Cineon, TGA, TIFF, BMP and QuickTime. You can playback and master material, at a variety of frame rates, on a high-resolution widescreen monitor or digital projector. Custom AJA software allows full control over your playback, parameters are clearly laid out, including provisions for choosing a user-specified LUT. Supplied AJA plug-ins integrate your KONA card into a variety of graphics/visual-effects software applications to make operations even easier to use. Using AJA plug-ins, sophisticated features appear as if they were native to the software application user interfaces.

Directly supported applications include:

  • Avid® Media Composer®, Symphony®, and NewsCutter®
  • Adobe Premiere® Pro
  • Adobe After Effects®
  • Adobe Photoshop®
  • Sony® Vegas®
  • Eyeon Fusion®


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.

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 v2 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 v2 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.


Standard Features

If you're a professional video editor concerned about getting the most from Adobe CC, Avid Media Composer, Avid Symphony or Sony Vegas, our Tsunami FORCE with up to 24 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!


CPUIntel® Socket 2011 Processors 
Dual Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 product family
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 
* Refer to 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 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 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-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.
1000GB SATA 6Gb/s
2000GB SATA 6Gb/s
4000GB SATA 6Gb/s

Memory ?


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


Display Card ?

GeForce GTX 760*
GeForce GTX 770*
GeForce GTX 780*
Quadro K2000 REBATE!
Quadro K4000 B
Quadro K5000* B
Quadro K600 REBATE!
Quadro K6000*

Monitor(s) ?

Networking or I/O Card ?

Firewire Controller ?

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

Speakers ?

Operating System ?

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

Keyboard ?

Bella Pro Series 3.0 for Media Composer & Symphony
Bella Pro Series 3.0 for Premiere Pro
LogicKeyboard Media Composer
LogicKeyboard Premiere Pro CC
LogicKeyboard Sony Vegas
Logitech Illuminated Keyboard
Logitech Media Combo MK200
Logitech Wireless Desktop MK320

Jogshuttle or External Controller ?

ShuttlePRO v2


Core V71 Full Tower Case

Video Editing Card ?


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 ?


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 ?

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

Audio Software

ACID Pro 7
Adobe Audition CC N SALE!
Audio Master Suite
Pro Tools 11
SpectraLayers Pro 2

Video Effects

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

Animation Software

mocha Plus 4 NEW!

Graphics Tablet ?

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

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Complete Training for Adobe Illustrator CS6
Complete Training for Adobe Photoshop CS6
Complete Training for Adobe Premiere Pro CS6
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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