KRONOS K8 is Bluefish444’s fully-featured high-bandwidth multi-channel 4K/UHD, 2K/HD & SD video and audio I/O solution for professional video workflows on Windows, macOS and Linux operating systems.

Capable of up to 8 independent and simultaneous channels of 3G/HD/SD-SDI input or output, K8 also features Reference and LTC I/O. Features up to 2 channels of 4K/UHD 60p I/O. 

Cross-platform support with Industry leading 3rd-party software

Adobe Creative Cloud | Assimilate SCRATCH | Avid | CasparCG | Dataton | Foundry Nuke | Resolume | Streamstar | Unity | Unreal Engine | vMix 

All Bluefish video cards are Thunderbolt compatible, come bundled with the Bluefish acquisition application IngeSTore and the Bluefish cross-platform SDK, and are compatible leading 3rd party content creation tools.

Bluefish products are deployed globally throughout the broadcast graphics, post-production, live event and entertainment, immersive graphics, proAV, corporate, military, government, medical and education markets, including integration into digital intermediate, mobile production, QC and compliance, Video Over IP and video streaming workflows.

FREE multi-channel capture tool, IngeSTore

  • Capture up to 4 channels of video
  • Wide range of broadcast, post production, archival and streaming codec options
  • Records direct to shared storage, including Avid shared storage
  • Growing file support with Edit-While-Record in Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer
  • REST API to control remotely
  • RS-422 Controller
  • Encode for live production, post production, archival and streaming workflows

Product Specs

  • 8 x Bi-directional 4K/2K/HD/SD-SDI HD-BNC
  • 2 x Reference HD-BNCs
  • PCIe x8 Gen 3 (16-lane compatible)
  • Quad Link 3G SMPTE 2036-1
  • Quad Link 1.5G SMPTE 2036-1
  • Dual Link 3G Dual Link 1.5G SMPTE 372M
  • 3G (A+B) SMPTE 424M
  • 1.5G HD SMPTE 292M
  • SD SMPTE 295M
  • 16 channels of embedded SDI I/O audio
  • Dolby Digital pass-through SDI
  • 4 x High-performance bypass relays
  • 4x4x33-bit colour matrix
  • 12-bit video signal path
  • Audio sample-rate converters
  • MR2 Master Routing Resource Input Stream Integrity Management
  • Full-duplex DMA data transfer
  • 4 hardware downstream keyers
  • Reference I/O
  • LTC I/O
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