Sony launches next-generation 4K HDR TRIMASTER monitors

The PVM-X2400 (24’’) and the PVM-X1800 (18.4’’) monitors provide high picture quality and accurate colour reproduction thanks to specified and dedicated panels from Sony, whichoffer ultra-high definition with a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels and an impressive brightness of all-white luminance of 1000 cd/m2. For optimum film production, their wide colour gamut matches the industry-leading BVM-HX310 TRIMASTER HX master monitor. This means both monitors offer accurate colour reproduction and precise greyscale, giving filmmakers a reliable tool to help make critical imaging decisions and faithful colour matching throughout the workflow. With its compact size and high portability, the monitors are aimed to expand footprints in 4K HDR production including versatile applications such as on-set monitoring, non- linear video editing, studio wall monitoring, rack-mount monitoring of OB trucks or machine rooms.

The monitors also feature new Black Detail High/Mid/Low, which helps maintain accurate colour reproduction by reducing the brightness of the backlight in three steps to reproduce the correct colours and gradations in low-luminance areas. Another new function, Dynamic Contrast Drive, dynamically changes backlight luminance to adapt to each scene or frame when transferring images from PVM-X2400/X1800 to existing Sony OLED monitors. This functionality allows filmmakers to check the highlight and low light balance of the contents with both bright and dark scenes.

Key features of the new reference monitors include:

  • ●  TRIMASTER technology offering precise greyscale and accurate colour reproduction, achieving 100% colour gamut coverage of the industry-leading BVM-HX310 master monitor
  • ●  4K resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels and HDR capabilities

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  • ●  New Black Detail High/Mid/Low to reproduce the correct colours and gradations in low-luminance areas
  • ●  Dynamic contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1 by Dynamic Contrast Drive, a new backlight driving system that dynamically changes the backlight luminance to adapt for each frame of a scene
  • ●  4K/HD scopes with HDR scales that are Waveform/Vector
  • ●  Quad View display and User 3D LUT functionality
  • ●  12G/6G/3G/HD-SDI with auto configuration

    These new monitors will be available in July 2020.

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