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Blackmagic Design Video Assist 4K

Details:

  • 7 inch LCD touch screen 1920 x 1200 resolution
  • 10-bit 4:2:2 HD ProRes or DNxHD recording to SDHC/SDXC cards
  • Dual mini-XLR analog inputs with 48V phantom power
  • Dual SD Card slots
  • High quality audio recording.
  • LANC connection for remote control.
  • Auto start/stop recording using HDMI or SDI triggers.

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Exc VAT Price £585.00
Inc VAT Price £702.00
Cat no. BLACKMAGIC-BMD-HYPERD/AVIDAS74K
Status

Available to order

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The Blackmagic Video Assist 4K is perfect for video professionals and enthusiasts that need better monitoring and higher quality recording. The Blackmagic Video Assist 4K features a high-quality 1920 x 1200 high resolution touch screen enabling you to monitor your footage and have the confidence in your images. Professional monitoring tools such as histogram and peaking are present. Dual mini-XLR audio inputs ensure high-quality audio recording and the dual SDHC UHS-II card slots allow for hours of 4K recording.

You can record in high-quality and broadcast approved 10bit Apple ProRes 422 or Avid DNxHD in various flavours. Recording can be triggered to start and stop using LANC or over HDMI or SDI from the camera. With two built in recorders, customers get non-stop recording because when one card is full it automatically continues onto the next. The new high speed SD cards are compatible with existing SD card readers so they can be mounted directly on a computer for dulpication and backup using the included DaVinci Resolve software.

What SD card should I use with the Blackmagic Video Assist 4K?

It is important to use high speed UHS-II SD cards. UHS-I cards like the Sandisk Extreme Pro 64GB work in 1080p only!

The following SD cards will record at a maximum of 2160p30 and are recommended when using HFS+ or exFAT:
  • Transcend 64GB SDXC UHS II 180MB/s
  • Lexar 64GB SDXC UHS II 2000x300MB/s
Blackmagic Video Assist 4K Features
  • 7 inch LCD touch screen 1920 x 1200 resolution
  • 10-bit 4:2:2 HD ProRes or DNxHD recording to SDHC/SDXC cards
  • Dual mini-XLR analog inputs with 48V phantom power
  • Dual high speed UHS-II SDHC card recorders use readily available, inexpensive SD card media.
  • -128dBV electrical noise floor for high quality audio recording.
  • LANC connection for remote control.
  • Auto start/stop recording using HDMI or SDI triggers.
  • Includes slots for 2 hot pluggable batteries as well as 12V DC power input.
The Blackmagic Video Assist 4K is the perfect companion to your Panasonic GH4, or Blackmagic Micro Studio 4K camera in addition to any camera that can output UHD 3840 x 2160p signal.

7” high resolution monitor with Ultra HD recorder
Video Assist 4K features a 7” high resolution screen, two high speed recorders for non-stop Ultra HD recording, XLR mic inputs, a built in speaker and more. The larger screen is 1920 x 1200, so you can see a full 16:9 image without the status bar covering the picture. Video Assist 4K features the latest high speed UHS-II SD card recorders and can record 1080 HD as well as Ultra HD up to 2160p30 on low cost, readily available SD cards. You also get two extremely low noise professional analog mini XLR connections so you can bypass low qua

Display
TypeLCD touchscreen
Size7" (17.8 cm)
Resolution1920 x 1200
Viewing Angle135°
Connections
SDI Video Input1 x SD/HD/3G/6G-SDI (DIN 1.0/2.3 connector)
SDI Video Output1 x SD/HD/3G-SDI (DIN 1.0/2.3 connector)
HDMI Video Input1 x HDMI 2.0a
HDMI Video Output1 x HDMI 2.0a
SDI Audio Input2 channels embedded in 6G-SDI
SDI Audio Output2 channels embedded in 6G-SDI
HDMI Audio Input2 channels embedded via HDMI 2.0a
HDMI Audio Output2 channels embedded via HDMI 2.0a
Analog Audio Input2 x balanced mini XLR with phantom power
Audio Output1 x 3.5 mm stereo analog audio output jack
Remote Control1 x 2.5mm LANC for Record Start and Stop.
USBMini-B USB 2.0
Recording
Media Card SlotsDual UHS-II SD Card Slots
Recording MediaSDXC UHS-II
SDXC UHS-I
SDHC UHS-I SD
Supports DS, HS, SDR12, SDR25, DDR50, SDR50 and SDR104 SD cards.
Codecs SupportedApple ProRes 422 HQ
ProRes 422
ProRes LT
ProRes Proxy
Supported Video FormatsSDI
3840 x 2160p: 23.98/23/25/29.97/30
1920 x 1080p: 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
1920 x 1080PsF: 23.98/24
1920 x 1080i: 50/59.94/60
1280 x 720p: 50/59.94/60
625/50i: PAL
525/59.94i: NTSC
HDMI
3840 x 2160p: 23.98/23/25/29.97/30
1920 x 1080p: 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60
1920 x 1080i: 50/59.94/60
1280 x 720p: 50/59.94/60
480p60
576p50
625/25: PAL
525/29.97: NTSC
Recording TimeWith 128GB SD card:
Apple ProRes 422 HQ: 1.61 hours
ProRes 422: 2.43 hours
ProRes LT: 3.47 hours
ProRes Proxy: 7.9 hours
SDI Video Sampling4:2:2 YUV
SDI Audio Sampling48 kHz, 24-bit
SDI Color Precision10-bit
SDI ComplianceSMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 425M
SDI Metadata SupportHD RP188 and closed captioning
SDI Color SpaceREC 601, REC 709
HDMI Color Precision10-bit
HDCP CompatibleNo
General
OS CompatibilityMac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite or later
Windows 7
Windows 8
Power Requirements12 VDC
Batteries2 x Rechargeable LP-E6 lithium-ion batteries
AC Adapter110 to 240 VAC
Operating Temperature41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature-6 to 113°F (-21 to 45°C)
Relative Humidity0 to 90% non-condensing
Dimensions5.63 x 1.20 x 3.54" (14.30 x 3.05 x 8.99 cm)
Weight12.77 oz (362.02 g)
Blackmagic Video Assist 4K
SD card with software and manual
+12V universal power supply included with international socket adapters for all countries

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