In Broadcast - January 2018 - 56
www.inbroadcast.com | Vol: 8 - Issue 1 | January 2018
What's New In Video
Displays And Monitors
within horizontal or vertical viewing
angles of up to 178 degrees. Other
Contributing Editor David Kirk examines the performance parameters include
developments in broadcast video displays... high contrast ratio (1450:1) and a
wide colour gamut meeting the ITU-R
BT.2020 standard specified for
broadcast video monitors
broadcast quality programme
continues at a steady speed
production and international
with the increasing availability
programme distribution. High
of UHD displays and the
dynamic range image display
widespread wake-up call to High
will be available as an option.
Elvid Studiovision Dual 7
Dynamic Range. Most visible of
A 4K signal source can be
all is the expanding choice of onHD-SDI, and 2K video content. It uses connected to the HQLM-3120W via
camera monitors with inbuilt recording 3D LUTs to emulate the gamut and four 3G-SDI inputs (square division or
facilities. An example of the latter is contrast ratio of film, as well as the two-sample interleave). Also provided
Atomos' 19-inch Sumo HDR production colour profile of digital cameras.
are 12G-SDI 4K inputs plus a 3G/HDmonitor which can record 4K 12-bit
Elvid's StudioVision Dual 7-inch SDI input and an HDMI input. A USB
raw or 10-bit 4:2:2 ProRes/DNxHR. It rackmounting monitor Rackmount has port and mini-jack stereo headphone
can also perform HD recording at up two 1280x800 resolution and 800:1 output are located on the front panel.
to 240p or live switching and recording contrast ratio displays. Each monitor In addition to its picture monitoring
of four 1080p60 channels. Maximum can be switched between 3G-SDI, capabilities, the HQLM-3120W is
monitor brightness is 1200nits.
HDMI and analogue sources using equipped to operate as a waveform
16 front panel buttons or remotely via monitor and vectorscope. It can also
multiview display splitter can feed up Ethernet. Features include picture-in- display vertical-interval timecode,
to 16 sources to an external monitor. picture, zoom and horizontal/vertical eight channel SDI-embedded audio
It has four independent 6G-SDI delay.
level and closed caption subtitles.
inputs that work with all SD, HD and
Flanders Scientific's M650U is
Ultra HD formats up to 2160p30. a 65-inch OLED reference monitor
Front panel router style controls are designed for monitoring of 4K, UHD,
provided along with an LCD screen and HD signals including PQ and
and spin knob to adjust settings, route HLG HDR. The XM650U has 12Gbps
sources to different views and turn SDI connections allowing singleon overlays. MultiView 16 can display cable connection of 4K and UHD
sources in a 2x2, 3x3 or 4x4 grid, or signals. Quad 1.5Gbps and 3Gbps SDI
full screen solo view of a single source. connection is also supported in both
Using the included Ethernet remote 2SI and Square Division. The XM650U
control software, an operator can turn employs 12-bit 4:4:4 YCbCr, RGB
on audio meters, choose which audio and XYZ processing. It can provide a
to output, as well as create custom downscaled HD resolution output in
labels. MultiView 4 can be operated addition to clean 12Gbps SDI loop-outs.
JVC's DT-V24G2Z is a 24-inch
from AC mains or Ethernet power.
Ikan's S7H is a 7-inch on-camera monitor with 10-bit IPS panel, wide
Boland's BVB25 is a 25-inch OLED monitor with features such as false gamma range, 1500:1 contrast ratio,
monitor with 3G/HD/SD SDI and HDMI/ colour, peaking and histogram. It and integrated toolset. It can handle
DVI inputs/outputs. Features include comes with two Canon E6 battery up to 16 channels of embedded
SDI waveform and vectorscope, an plates but is also compatible with all audio, while a new Lissajous meter
adjustable safe area frame marker, 16 BP5 battery plates that work with Sony displays the stereo field of a signal and
channel audio level meter and support L series, Canon 900, Panasonic D54, shows possible phase issues. Other
for 10-bit 3D look-up-tables.
Nikon EL15 and Sony BP-U batteries. built-in features include a waveform
Bon Electronics' Mini-Rec is an MP4 Brightness is 700nits.
monitor, vectorscope, histogram,
recorder with a 7-inch 1024x600 pixel
Ikegami's HQLM-3120W is designed zebra, four gamma preset modes,
LED-backlit LCD monitor intended for use as a full 4K master reference and a variety of on-screen markers.
for connection to a camera. After monitor in television production Two function keys allow users to save
recording to USB memory, users can studios, post-production suites, master customised functions. Resolution is
play the recorded file by selecting from control rooms and playout centres. 1920x1200. Other features include
the list of files on the screen. They It employs a 31.1-inch pixel LED- colour temperature settings, time code
can also cut and edit the recorded file backlit LCD panel with full 4096x2190 display, SDI closed captioning support,
before exporting it for editing.
resolution and 10-bit processing built-in stereo speakers, and a tilt
Dolby's PRM-4220 monitor displays depth. This has a wide viewing angle desk stand with two-way installation
DCI P3, all high-definition formats over allowing critical content evaluation capability.
Leyard Planar LED MultiTouch
Leyard & Planar's LED MultiTouch
spans across LED video walls of up
to 196-inch diagonal size, creating
a seamless interactive surface area.
The touch surface is a thin anti-static
material applied directly to the LED
video wall, creating a protective
surface which multiple users can
Leader's LV5333 is a combined
picture and signal monitor designed
for deployment on-set coupled to
cameras or part of a DIT's trolley,
in studios and outside broadcast
vehicles or technical areas. Its 6.5inch XGA TFT LCD screen can be used
to display video signal waveform,
vectorscope or the video image. The
LV5333 supports both BT.709 and
BT.2020 colour space, as well as full
and legal range video signals, three
camera log curves (C-Log, Log-C
and S-Log3), plus Leader's Cinezone
real-time false colour display for
analysing and adjusting camera
exposure and lighting levels. An
optional software license upgrade now
includes Cinezone HDR real-time false
colour display which supports, HLG,
PQ and S-Log3 High Dynamic Range
productions. The LV5333 also allows
the simultaneous overlay display of
two video images, making the LV5333
ideal for scene and frame matching on
an image on set or in the studio.
Lilliput's A10 4K monitor has an
8-bit IPS display with 3840x2160
resolution, 1500:1 contrast ratio and
400cd/m brightness ratio, and a 160
degree viewing angle. The feature set
includes quad screen view, false colour
filters, peaking, image flip, overscan,
underscan and screen markers. The
monitor also accepts 3G-SDI, HDMI,
and DVI-I (DVI-D, VGA) inputs.
Marshall Electronics' IMD series
monitors allow UMD information and
tallies to be displayed directly within
an LCD flat panel. Features available