- Sony LMD-A170 17" LCD Production Monitor (Special Order)
Sony LMD-A170 17" LCD Production Monitor (Special Order)
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Lightweight and compact with lower power consumption
The LMD-A series monitors offer a design that is uniquely light and compact. Their weight is reduced by 12% to 22%, and depth by more than 30%, compared with predecessor models. Power consumption for these models is reduced by more than 25%. Users appreciate these convenient, cost-saving qualities.
Optimised low-latency I/P conversion
The I/P conversion system delivers automatically optimised signal processing according to input signals with low-latency (less than 0.5 field). This system helps users to edit and monitor for a live production.
Video input versatility
The LMD-A170 monitor is equipped with built-in standard input interfaces: 3G/HD/SD-SDI (x2), HDMI (HDCP) input (x1) and composite (x1).
Computer input versatility
Multiple computer signals can be received via an HDMI/DVI interface; the resolution range is from 640 x 480 to 1680 x 1050 pixels.
In-Monitor Display (IMD) function
With an external remote function via Ethernet, image source names and tally information can be displayed on screen. LMD-A Series monitors support the TSL system protocol. The IMD system can display European language text including umlaut and accent marks.
Waveform monitor, vector scope and audio level meter display
An input signal’s waveform and vector scope with an SDI‑embedded 2-channel audio level meter can be displayed on screen. Both the waveform monitor and vector scope have various modes, including a zoom function (in an area of 0 to 20 IRE) with the waveform monitor, and a zoom function (in the central black area) with the vector scope, for adjusting white balance. The waveform of a specified line can also be displayed. In conjunction with the Picture & Picture function*, the waveform monitor and vector scope display can monitor two camera signals. In addition, an audio level meter can display the embedded audio signal from the SDI or HDMI input. It can display on screen the ch1 to ch8 or ch9 to ch16.
*Supported with V1.1
Optional protection kit (BKM-PL17)
This accessory provides an AR-coated protection panel for the 17-inch monitor, along with corner bumpers to safeguard the monitor from scratches and impact. The benefit of this is significant when renting out these monitors – for example, panel damage is reduced and there is a far lower incidence of panel replacement and downtime during rental cycles.
* Optional protection kit cannot be mounted together with the rack mount kit.
Yoke-mount and Wall-mount capability
The monitor includes screw holes on its side bezels for yoke mounting. This type of mounting is convenient when installing a monitor to a camera crane or monitor stand. There are also wall-mount 100‑mm pitch holes on each monitor’s rear panel. The optional SU-561 monitor stand (available separately) providing height and tilt function is also available for this model.
User-friendly operability and user interface
The monitor has a number of additional features, including: Time Code display (LTC/VITC-supported); safety area markers, closed caption display (EIA/CEA-608 and EIA/CEA-708, SDI only), 8-channel audio level meter display, computer signal input capability via HDMI input and external remote control function.
Consistent design with PVM-A Series monitors
LMD-A Series monitors offer the same functions and operability as PVM-A Series monitors and share a consistent front control panel design. This means that both types of monitor can be operated and controlled in the same way.
Camera focus function
The LMD-A170 monitor can control the aperture level of a video signal, and display images on the screen with sharpened edges to help camera focus operation. Further to this, the sharpened edges can be displayed in user-selectable colours (white, red, green, blue, and yellow) for more precise focusing.
Time code function
LTC and VITC time code can be displayed at the top or bottom of the picture.
On screen Tally
The monitor is equipped with a three colours red, green and yellow On-screen Tally function.
Network control function
The LMD-A170 has the network control function that allows you to upgrade the monitor software by Ethernet very easily. The network capability will also be utilised for a central control of multiple units in a system environment.
Auto white adjustment*
The LMD-A170 monitor employs a software-based colour temperature (white balance) calibration function, which is called Monitor_AutoWhiteAdjustment. Combined with a PC and commercially available calibration tools*, this function enables simple adjustment of the monitor’s white balance.
* The Konica Minolta CA-210/CA-310/CS-200, DK-Technologies PM5639/06, X-Rite i1 Pro/i1 Pro2, Photo Research PR‑655/670, Klein K-10, and JETI specbos 1211.
*Supported with V1.1
Picture & Picture function*
The unique Picture & Picture function of the LMD-A170 allows simultaneous display of two input signals on the monitor’s screen. This function helps with colour adjustment and setting of camera frames. Various modes are available: side by side, wipe, blending, difference and auto input switching. This function works when synchronous SDI signals are input.
* Supported with V1.1
2K (2048 x 1080) input and image-slide*
The LMD-A170 monitor can display 2K (2048 x 1080 resolution) input. The 2K signal is displayed in two ways – as a full 2K image scaled into a full-HD (1920 x 1080) screen, or as a 2K native display with an image-slide function.
Supported with V1.1
Camera/lens metadata display function and on-screen tally*
The LMD-A170 monitor can display the camera and lens metadata set of a camera system, according to the SMPTE RDD-18 document for Acquisition Metadata Sets for Video Camera Parameters. Further to this, these monitors also support a subset of Sony’s private metadata.** The monitor is also equipped with a three-colours red, green and yellow on-screen tally function. The position of the tally display can be changed to either the upper or lower section of the screen.
* Supported with V1.1
* Not all metadata is supported.
Anamorphic image conversion and Active Format Description (AFD) functions*
The monitor’s anamorphic image conversion function** correctly displays horizontally squeezed 3G/HD-SDI signals from an onset camera system. The signals include two major systems: 16:9 1920 x 1080 (1280 x 720) signals and 17:9 2048 x 1080 signals. These signals can be appropriately displayed on the monitor’s screen. The Active Format Description (AFD) function*** also reads the ancillary data flag on an SDI, and can upconvert the SD image to display automatically on the full HD resolution screen. This is achieved by adjusting the resolution and aspect ratio.< br>
* Supported with V1.1
** Only 3G/HD-SDI and dual-link HD-SDI are supported.
*** Only SD-SDI signals are supported.
Grid Display, two Center Markers and Flip functions*
Grid Display function displays arbitrary multiple vertical and horizontal lines to help when users check the composition of a picture. In addition to a standard Center Marker 1, Center Marker 2 is also available. This second marker enables easier checking of the centre portion’s focus. The Flip function turns the reversed image to a normal view, horizontally or vertically.
* Supported with V1.1
Power-on setting allows users to make choice when the monitor starts up; this includes last memory, user preset, and factory preset settings. So, users can set the monitor accurately and quickly. This function is very useful for rental equipment.
* Supported with V1.1
User Presets with password lock and short-cut to function key configuration*
When multiple users share the same monitor, each user can memorize his/her setting data and retrieve this data whenever required. This frees the user from time consuming and repetitive setting tasks. When multiple users share the same monitor, each user can register his/her own password for colour temperature and user preset data. This ensures the user correctly recalls previous user preset data, and keeps preset information safe from unauthorised use. For improving speed of the function key configuration, the user can take a short-cut to the settings menu screen by simply pressing the function key repeatedly.
* Supported with V1.1
Multiple monitors upgrade utility*
Multiple PVM-A and LMD-A Series monitors on the same Ethernet network can be upgraded by simple operation providing an efficient solution for large infrastructure.
* Supported with V1.1
The monitor is equipped with a detachable handle for portable applications. It can be removed to reduce weight when installed in a monitor wall or when it is rack mounted.
- Sony LMD-A170 17" LCD Production Monitor
- AC Power Cord
- AC Plug Holder
- 4 x Fixing Screw for the Handle
- Monitor Feet
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1. What warranty comes with the goods purchased ?
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2. My product has gone faulty, now what ?
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1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product. ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.
2. During the warranty period, Orms will arrange collection of the faulty item, facilitate the repair and then ship the product back to the customer, bearing all risks and costs.
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