Blackmagic Video Assist 5" monitor body only [videoassist4]



£19.00/day (inc VAT)
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Now available to hire, the Blackmagic Video Assist HD 5" inch monitor/recorder. Now with 3D LUT support in latest firmware release 2.3.

Now it’s easy to add professional monitoring and broadcast quality HD video and audio recording to any SDI or HDMI camera!

With a bright 5 inch monitor that’s larger than the built in screen on most cameras, Video Assist makes it easier to frame your shots and get absolutely perfect focus!

The built in high speed UHS-II recorder uses commonly available SD cards to record HD video as professional 10-bit 4:2:2 ProRes or DNxHD files. Unlike DSLRs, which record heavily compressed files that are hard to use with video software, Video Assist records professional, 10 bit broadcast quality files such as ProRes and DNxHR that are compatible with all leading video software so you can start editing immediately, without time wasting file conversions.

The new firmware 2.2 update lets customers save DNxHD and DNxHR files in MXF containers which improves compatibility with Avid systems running on Windows and removes dependencies on the .mov file format. In addition, customers can now choose between DNxHD 220, 145 and 45 bit rates, or between DNxHR HQ, SQ and LB formats when recording. In addition, Video Assist 2.2 update also expands the options for focus assist so customers can now choose whether they want to see red, green, blue, black, white or traditional focus peaking indicators. With the latest 2.3 firmware you can install up to 6 different 3D LUTs so you can dial in a look in post and save it as a LUT file onto the monitor so you can view how you final grade will look while you shoot.

The monitor will be supplied with a mounting frame and removable sunhood - ideal for outdoor shooting.

This monitor is supplied with:

  • 1 x mains power adapter (UK)

If you need longer battery life (this unit is quite power hungry!) we have extra batteries or you can use our dummy LE6 battery with DTAP and power the monitor from your rig batteries.

Video Assist

Connections

  • SDI Video Input: 1 x SD/HD/Ultra HD 6G-SDI via BNC
  • SDI Video Output: 1 x SD/HD/Ultra HD 6G-SDI via BNC
  • HDMI Video Input: 1 x HDMI 2.0a connector
  • HDMI Video Output: 1 x HDMI 2.0a connector
  • SDI Audio Input: 2 channels embedded via 6G-SDI
  • SDI Audio Output: 2 channels embedded via 6G-SDI
  • HDMI Audio Input: 2 channels embedded via HDMI 2.0a
  • HDMI Audio Output: 2 channels embedded via HDMI 2.0a
  • Analog Audio Output: 1 x 3.5 mm stereo analog audio output jack.
  • SD Interface: Single 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.
  • Recorder Control: Integrated capacitive touchscreen LCD with on-screen controls for settings and navigating menus.
  • Screen Dimensions: 5" 1920 x 1080 capacitive touchscreen LCD.
  • Recorder Configuration: Via the device's USB port or the device's user interface.
  • Computer Interface: 1 x Mini-B USB 2.0 connector for initial setup, software updates and Video Assist Utility software control.

Codecs

  • Supports: ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 422, ProRes 422 LT, ProRes Proxy, DNxHD 220x, DNxHD 145, DNxHD 45, DNxHD 220x MXF, DNxHD 145 MXF, DNxHD 45 MXF

SDI Video Standards

  • SD Format Support: 525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
  • HD Format Support: 720p50, 59.94, 60
    • 1080p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
    • 1080PsF23.98, 24
    • 1080i50, 59.94
  • Ultra HD Format Support: (Monitoring only, down converts to HD for recording)
    • 2160p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
  • SDI Compliance: SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 425M 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

HDMI Video Standards

  • SD Format Support: 525i29.97 NTSC, 625i25 PAL
  • HD Format Support: 720p50, 59.94, 60
    • 1080p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
    • 1080i50, 59.94, 60
  • Ultra HD Format Support: (Monitoring only, down converts to HD for recording)
    • 2160p23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30
  • HDMI Colour Precision: 10-bit

Power Requirements

  • 2 x LP-E6 Canon compatible battery plates on back.
  • +12V universal power supply included with international socket adapters for all countries.
1.10 Kg
 Blackmagic Video Assist 5" monitor body only

 Blackmagic Video Assist 5" monitor body only
 Blackmagic Video Assist 5" monitor body only
 Blackmagic Video Assist 5" monitor body only

Pricing Estimates Pricing Estimates (inc VAT)

Daily: 19.00 Weekend: 28.50
2 Week: 140.61 Weekly: 76.00

 Shipping

We offer local pickup or Next day shipping to the UK : by 10.30am, by 12 or anytime services. Add this equipment to your kit list to see the return shipping estimate. [More]

 Insurance

Equipment must be insured for the duration of your shoot. We will need to see proof of Insurance - if you need cover then get an instant quote online. [More]

Item Insurance Value: 430.00

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