Sony TRIMASTER BVM-L170: Professional 17″ 1080p LCD Monitor with LED Backlight

Sony TRIMASTER BVM-L170 Specifications

Display: 17″ 10-bit TFT LCD with LED Backlight
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Pixel Format: 1920 x 1080
Frequency: 120Hz
Video Processing: 12-bit 
Color Standards: SMPTE-C, EBU, ITU-R BT.709, D-Cine, F23/F35 Color Space
Connectivity: HD-SDI (Dual-Link), VGA (up to 1920 x 1080), DVI-D, HDMI 
Other: Black Frame Insertion
Pricing: US$13,000 


Sony‘s TRIMASTER LCD monitors are geared for critical evaluation and broadcast video production. The newest in the ultimate BVM series is the BVM-L170. The BVM-L170 is a 17″ LCD monitor that sports some impressive specifications. First off is the LCD itself: 10-bit. Most 17″ LCD monitors sport 6-bit plus FRC and only the higher-end models have 8-bit. The 10-bit 17″ LCD panel in the BVM-L170 must be spectacular! Another feature is the 1920 x 1080 pixel format mated to a 120Hz frequency–a first I believe for a 17″ LCD monitor. The BVM-L170 supports a host of color standards including the color space that is generated by Sony’s F23 and F35 cinematography cameras. Connections are a plenty as well with HD-SDI, VGA, DVI-D and HDMI. One thing that must be mentioned is the LED backlight and the black frame insertion that allows for crisp video and an improvement in contrast.

Source: Ecoustics

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