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COMPACT 4K ON-CAMERA MONITORS

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6 April 2015

Sound Devices will preview its Video Devices PIX-E, a new series of camera-mounted recording field monitors, at NAB 2015. The new line features 1920×1080 five-inch, and 1920×1200 seven-inch LCDs, a full suite of precision monitoring tools, SDI and HDMI I/O, plus the ability to record 4K and Apple ProRes 4444 XQ edit-ready files to affordable mSATA-based SpeedDrives.

Video Devices PIX-E small

The smaller PIX-E5 and PIX-E5H are currently the world’s most compact 4K recording monitors, says marketing and product design vice president Paul Isaacs. All models in the range offer die-cast metal housings and Gorilla Glass 2 protection for the LCD displays for demanding production environments. PIX-E includes PIX-Assist, a suite of monitoring tools including TapZoom for unrivalled focusing speed, false colors and zebras to help set exposure, guide markers for framing, LUTs and a range of scopes including waveform monitor, histogram and vectorscope. The user interface combines easy-to-access tactile buttons and an intuitive touch screen.

The line-up comprises:

PIX-E5

  • 5-inch 1920×1080 441 ppi
  • 3G-SDI/HDMI inputs and outputs
  • Apple ProRes 4444 XQ

PIX-E5H

  • 5-inch 1920×1080 441 ppi
  • HDMI input and output
  • Apple ProRes HQ

PIX-E7

  • 7-inch 1920×1200 IPS display
  • 3G-SDI/HDMI inputs and outputs
  • Apple ProRes 4444 XQ

 

Accessories available include the PIX-LR audio interface, a SpeedDrive and the PIX-E kit including a hard case, articulating arm, two SpeedDrives, L-mount batteries, USB3 Y-cable and video I/O cables.

 

Source: Sound Devices media release 

LINKS

Sound Devices: www.sounddevices.com

Australian distribution
John Barry Sales: (02) 9355 2300 or www.johnbarry.com.au

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