At the 2013 Entertainment Technology Expo, we were able to visit with Bernie Keach of Marshall Electronics about their new QVW-2710 2k/4k Quad Viewer. This monitor has four independent 3G-SDI inputs to view four channels at once in a quad view mode. It can accept an HD, 2K or 4K signal using one or more of the 3G inputs and display a single image full screen.
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The QVW-2710 has four independent 3G-SDI inputs to enable users to view four channels at once in a quad view mode. Additionally the QVW-2710 can accept an HD, 2K or 4K signal using one or more of the 3G inputs and display a single image full screen. The QVW-2710 Quad-Viewer Monitor features an all-digital TFT-MegaPixel active matrix LCD system with 2560 x1440 (QHD) native resolution at 10bit picture depth and Ultra-wide gamut. Three different quad layouts are available and the side-by-side mode allows any two consecutive channels to be viewed on the screen at one time. In-Monitor Display allows on-screen text and tally indication, controlled locally or remotely via a variety of industry standard protocols.
The On Screen Display shows embedded time code, embedded audio presence indicator and closed caption presence indicator for 608/708 captions. Stereo audio can be monitored for the selected SDI input through a front panel headphone jack. The rear panel Line out stereo jack user to process stereo audio for the selected SDI input. The QVW-2710 supports audio bars and markers. In addition, it has USB and Ethernet ports and an RS-422/485 port with pass-through.
Additional features include color temperature adjustment, aspect ratio settings, blue-only mode, and monochrome mode. Pixel-to-Pixel mode allows native display of any incoming image format. Users can set four function buttons to their desired settings for quick access and adjustment.
Applications for this monitor include the following:
- Critical evaluation monitor for on – set production of HD, 2K and 4K production
- Control room confidence monitoring of 4 separate HD SDI signals
- Post Production Monitor for edit suites and color grading rooms
- Master Control monitor for critical evaluation of program output
|Display (Viewing Area)||27″|
|Resolution (Pixels)||2560 x 1440|
|Brightness (in cd/m²)||350|
|Available Input Types||3G-SDI x 4|
|Dimensions||26.00″ x 14.60″ x 2.20″|
For more information on the new QVW-2710 or all of the other great products from Marshall Electronics, go to their website at: www.lcdracks.com