Video Devices announced a brand new line of 4K ProRes recorders at NAB 2015 back in April and have been working hard since to get the three units out to market and into the hands of eager video professionals. The company just announced their HDMI based PIX-E5H 4K recorder is now shipping.
The PIX-E line of 4K recorders consists of the PIX-E5H (HDMI only), the PIX-E5 (SDI) and the 7-inch PIX-E7 flagship 4K recorder/monitor. The PIX-E line of 4K recorders enable 4K ProRes recording in various flavours from 10-bit ProRes 422 on the PIX-E5H and ProRes 4444 XQ 12-bit on the PIX-E5 and bigger PIX-E7.
The first two units share a 5-inch, 500nit IPS Full HD 1080p display with 441ppi, which makes for an incredibly detailed and rich image, and feature an incredible amount of professional image control features - such as:
- Waveform Monitor
- False Color
- Frame Markers
- Four Way View
In addition to the shipping update, Video Devices also released a new firmware update 1.04 which adds some very useful features. See details below.
Firmware v1.04 is now available to download for the PIX-E5 & PIX-E5H. You can download the firmware and see installation instructions at the following link: CLICK HERE .
New Features include:
- HDMI Record Start/Stop triggers from Sony and Canon cameras.
- HDMI Input channels increased from two to four.
- HDMI Output channels increased from two to eight.
- Ability to record from 3G-SDI Level B sources at 1080p50/59.94/60.
500GB Samsung 850 EVO mSata Drive added to Approved Media List.
Video Devices PIX-E5H Features and Benefits:
- IPS, 500 nit, 1920x1080, 441 ppi LCD display
- 4K ProRes recording up to ProRes 422 10bit
- 2x and 4x TapZoom - which you can move to any part of the screen
- Gorilla Glass 2 Protected Screen
- Solid Die-Cast Chassis Construction
- Records onto non-proprietary mSATA SSD Drives
- Physical buttons
- Powered by 2 x Sony style L series NP-F batteries
- Perfect for HDMI cameras like - Panasonic GH4, Sony A7s, Sony A7RII and others
- Priced below £900!
For more information head over to our Video Devices PIX-E Series page here where you can also make your order.