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Blackmagic Design Video Assist 3G-SDI/HDMI 5" Recorder/Monitor

$495.00
SKU 70585
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Blackmagic Video Assist is a portable monitor, a professional recorder, a portable scope and a fantastic camera viewfinder solution! You can also add better quality record codecs and a larger monitor to any SDI or HDMI camera! The new design has innovations such as 4 built in scopes, enhanced focus assist features, a tally indicator built in 3D LUTs, with supported formats up to 1080p60.

This model supports video formats up to 1080p60 and has a large 5" LCD with focus peaking, zebra and false color. Connections include 3G‑SDI and HDMI. This model includes a single SD Card recorder for ProRes recording. Other features include WFM, vector, histogram and RGB parade scopes plus 3D LUTs!

Transforms Camera Usability with Video Assist
Traditional cameras are designed for shoulder mounted operation, so are a compromise. Hours spent leaning into a viewfinder for long tripod mounted shoots can be tough! Video Assist will transform your shooting style with an on-board rigged screen. It's much more comfortable using a screen rigged to a position best suited for a shooting setup. Plus you get better situational awareness for the operator, assistant or director. With both 5" and 7" models, you choose the size of a rigged monitor that suits you best. Plus you're also adding fantastic features such as focus zoom, focus peaking, zebras, histogram, false color, scopes, frame markers, frame guides, touch screen and more!

Customize Your Touchscreen Tools & Features
With a large and bright touchscreen, Video Assist makes it incredibly easy to frame shots and accurately focus. The touchscreen displays critical information while you’re shooting including the timecode, transport control, audio meters and a histogram for exposure. You can also customize the LCD to add or remove overlays such as current filename, focus peaking, zebra, false color, frame guides, 3D LUTs and more. 3D LUTs support allows monitoring shots with the desired color and look, plus you can even "bake in" the LUT if you want to record it into the file. If you're using Blackmagic RAW, the 3D LUT is only added into the metadata so it can be disabled in post production.

Dual Media Recorders for Uninterrupted Recording
Video Assist uses commonly available SD card media, so you can record to flash memory cards that are easy to obtain. The files are small enough to allow long recordings on standard SD cards or the faster UHS-II cards. Standard SD cards or the faster UHS-II cards are perfect for broadcast because they are small, high speed and affordable.


Glazer's SKU 70585
Manufacturer Blackmagic Design
MFG SKU AVIDA03/5
Product Specs

Display

 

Panel TypeLCD
Display Size5.0" / 12.7 cm
Resolution1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio16:9
Viewing AngleHorizontal: 135°
TouchscreenYes
Maximum Brightness300 cd/m2
HDR CompatibilityNone
Pixels Per Inch (ppi)441 ppi
Color Gamut100% Rec. 709
Real-Time LUT MonitoringSDR
Image ControlsAnamorphic De-Squeeze, Blue Only, False Color, Focus Peaking, Histogram, Image Flip, Picture-in-Picture, RGB Parade, Screen Markers, Vectorscope, Waveform, Zebra

 

I/O

 

Video1 x HDMI Type A Input
1 x Micro BNC (3G-SDI/HD-SDI/SD-SDI) Input
1 x HDMI Type A Output
1 x Micro BNC (3G-SDI/HD-SDI/SD-SDI) Output
1 x USB Type-C Output
HDCP SupportYes
Embedded AudioHDMI: 8-Channel
SDI: 16-Channel
Audio1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone Output
Built-In Speaker1
Power I/O1 x Barrel Input
Media/Memory Card SlotSingle Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I)
Wi-FiNone

 

Formal Support

 

Video FormatSDI (10-Bit 4:2:2 YUV)
1080p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080PsF: 30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080i: 60/59.94/50
720p: 60/59.94/50
576i: 50
480i: 59.94
HDMI (10-Bit)
1080p: 60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98
1080i: 60/59.94/50
720p: 60/59.94/50
576i: 50
480i: 59.94
Timecode SupportYes

 

Recording

 

Pulldown ConversionNone
Camera TriggerNone
Pre-Roll RecordNone
Encoding FormatsUp to 1920 x 1080
ProRes 422, 422 HQ, LT, Proxy 10-Bit 4:2:2 at up to 60 fps
DNxHD 145, 145 MXF, 220x, 220x MXF, 45, 45 MXF 10-Bit 4:2:2 at up to 60 fps
Maximum Audio Tracks16
Metadata TaggingYes
Phantom PowerNone

 

Power

 

DC Input Power12 VDC
Built-In BatteryNone
Battery Type2 x L-Series

 

Mounting

 

Mounting6 x 1/4"-20 Female

 

Environmental 

 

Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity0 to 90%
Storage Temperature-4 to 113°F / -20 to 45°C

 

General

 

Material of ConstructionAluminum
Dimensions5.83 x 3.54 x 1.44" / 14.81 x 8.99 x 3.66 cm
Weight14.46 oz / 410 g