Blackmagic Design Video Assist 5" 12G-SDI/HDMI HDR Recording Monitor

  • €725.00


Blackmagic Design Video Assist 5" 12G HDR Overview

Add professional monitoring and high-quality recording to virtually any camera with the Video Assist 5" 12G-SDI/HDMI HDR Recording Monitor from Blackmagic Design. It features a bright 5", 1920 x 1080 display with 2500 cd/m² brightness to help you frame and focus your shots, and provides 12G-SDI and HDMI inputs for recording the video output from professional and consumer cameras. You can monitor and record HDR video up to DCI 4K, UHD 4K, 2K, or HD 10-bit 4:22 and up to 16 channels of embedded 24-bit 48 kHz audio.

The Video Assist records using a single high-speed UHS-II SD slot to SDHC/XC memory cards. You can also use the USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port to record to an external drive, as well as use it for configuring and upgrading the monitor. Video is recorded using industry-standard Apple ProRes (HQ, 422, LT, or Proxy) and Avid DNxHD and DNxHR codecs.

The monitor's touchscreen interface allows you to adjust settings and access monitoring features such as histogram, waveform, RGB parade, vectorscope, and many more scopes and exposure tools. There is also a tally light on top of the monitor to indicate that it is operating and recording. To power the monitor, a 12V power adapter is included. It also has dual battery slots on the rear to power the monitor using separately available Sony L-series type batteries.

Bright 5" Full HD Display

The display features a bright 5" 1920 x 1080 display with 2500 cd/m² brightness for evaluating your shots. On-screen controls allow you to vary the brightness and contrast depending on the shooting situation.

4K Support

Monitor and record DCI 4K, UHD 4K, 2K, and HD resolutions with 10-bit 4:2:2 HDR support. 3D LUTs are also supported

12G-SDI and HDMI Connections

Video and audio are captured using 12G-SDI and HDMI 1.4 inputs, allowing you to record from professional cameras and camcorders, as well as popular DSLRs and mirrorless cameras. The 12G-SDI BNC input even allows you to monitor Ultra HD footage. Loop-through outputs are provided so you can simultaneously display the live video or recorded clips on larger screens like 4K, 2K, or HD broadcast monitors or HDMI projectors while you monitor and record on the Video Assist. Up to eight channels of audio are embedded in the output and can also be monitored on headphones using the 3.5mm stereo jack.

Touchscreen Interface

The display provides intuitive capacitive touchscreen controls. Swipe gestures make it simple and quick to show or hide settings, such as capture resolution and format, as well as screen brightness and contrast. You'll have access to additional controls, recording status, histogram, waveform, vectorscope, battery status, and more. The controls have a semi-transparent overlay, so you can still be able to keep an eye on every part of your shots.

10-Bit 4:2:2 ProRes & DNxHD Recording

The Blackmagic Video Assist records your video at the 10-bit 4:2:2 quality. Files are recorded to a single high-speed UHS-II slot using SDXC/HC cards in Apple ProRes (HQ, 422, LT, Proxy) or DNxHD and DNxHR codecs. These are industry-standard formats, so you can start editing immediately without having to convert the files.

Power

A universal power supply is included so you can use the Video Assist anywhere using the 12 VDC input, or run off two Sony L-series type batteries in the dual battery slots.
Connections
SDI Video Inputs 1 x Micro BNC
SDI Video Outputs 1 x Micro BNC
SDI Rates 270Mb, 1.5G, 3G, 6G, 12G.
HDMI 2.0a Video Inputs 1
HDMI 2.0a Video Outputs 1
Analog Audio Inputs None, embedded audio only.
Analog Audio Outputs 1 x 3.5 mm headphone jack.
Built in Speaker Mono
Screen Dimensions 5-inch 1920 x 1080.
Screen Brightness 2500nits
Screen Colour P3 wide colour gamut
SDI Audio Inputs 16 channels embedded via 12G-SDI
SDI Audio Outputs 16 channels embedded via 12G-SDI
HDMI Audio Inputs 8 channels embedded via HDMI 2.0a
HDMI Audio Outputs 8 channels embedded via HDMI 2.0a
Remote Control None
SD Interface 1 x UHS-II SD slot.
Storage Type Removable SDXC UHS-II, SDXC UHS-I and SDHC UHS-I SD cards.
Supports DS, HS, SDR12, SDR25, DDR50, SDR50 and SDR104 SD cards.
Computer Interface 1 x USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 for external drive recording, initial setup, software updates and Video Assist Utility software control.
SDI Video Standards
SD Video Standards 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
HD Video Standards 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
2K Video Standards 2Kp23.98 DCI, 2Kp24 DCI, 2Kp25 DCI
2KPsF23.98 DCI, 2KPsF24 DCI, 2KPsF25 DCI
Ultra HD Video Standards 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60
4K Video Standards 4Kp23.98 DCI, 4Kp24 DCI, 4Kp25 DCI
SDI Compliance SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 425M, SMPTE 2084
SDI Metadata Support HD RP188
Audio Sampling Television standard sample rate of 48 kHz and 24-bit.
Video Sampling 4:2:2 YUV
Colour Precision 10-bit
Colour Space REC 601, REC 709, REC 2020
HDR Support HDR10, Hybrid Log Gamma
Multiple Rate support SDI and HDMI switches between 270 Mb/s, 1.5 Gb/s, 3 Gb/s, 6 Gb/s and 12 Gb/s
HDMI Video Standards
SD Video Standards 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
HD Video Standards 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
Ultra HD Video Standards 2160p23.98, 2160p24, 2160p25, 2160p29.97, 2160p30, 2160p50, 2160p59.94, 2160p60
4K Video Standards 4Kp23.98 DCI, 4Kp24 DCI, 4Kp25 DCI
HDMI Colour Precision 10-bit
HDR Support HDR10, Hybrid Log Gamma
Copy Protection HDMI input is unable to capture from copy protected HDMI sources. Always confirm copyright ownership before capture or distribution of content.
Media
Media 1 x UHS-II SD for Ultra HD, compatible with regular SD for HD recording. USB Type-C 3.1 Gen 1 for external drive recording.
Media Type SDXC UHS-II, SDXC UHS-I and SDHC UHS-I SD cards.
Supported Codecs ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 422, ProRes 422 LT, DNxHD 220x, DNxHD 145, DNxHD 45, DNxHD 220x MXF, DNxHD 145 MXF, DNxHD 45 MXF, DNxHR HQX MXF, DNxHR HQX, DNxHR SQ, DNxHR LB, DNxHR SQ MXF, DNxHR LB MXF.
Control
Recorder Control Integrated capacitive touchscreen LCD with Blackmagic OS onscreen controls for settings and navigating menus.
External Control None
Software
Software Included Blackmagic Video Assist Operating System
Scopes
Scopes Waveform, RGB Parade, Vector, Histogram.
Viewing Modes Scopes with picture in picture or picture overlay and opacity control. Waveform and Parade with standard and HDR graticules.
Operating Systems
Mac Mac 10.13 High Sierra,
Mac 10.14 Mojave or later.
Windows 8.1 or 10.
Power Requirements
Power Supply 1 x External 12V power supply.
Compatible with Sony NP-F style batteries (batteries not included).
Physical Specifications
Dimensions (L x W x H) 148 x 36.5 x 90mm
Weight 410g
Environmental Specifications
Operating Temperature 0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Storage Temperature -20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity 0% to 90% non-condensing

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