Canon debuts 24-inch pro reference monitor
September 12, 2017

Canon debuts 24-inch pro reference monitor

MELVILLE, NY — Canon USA Inc. (, has introduced the DP-V2411 4K HDR1 reference display, a 24-inch display that features stable high luminance and 12G-SDI terminals, making it well suited for use on-set, in broadcasting vans, and in-studios.

Priced at $20,000 and scheduled for lrelease in December, the DP-V2411 provides users with detailed and precise color reproduction as well as high resolution, high contrast and high luminance, allowing for accurate review and confirmation of 4K and HDR video content.

The DP-V2411 display reaches peak luminance and full-screen white luminance of 600cd/m, helping to prevent changes in luminance that can occur depending on the video images being viewed. These video images feature stable high-luminance performance for even more precise luminance and color review confirmation of 4K HDR video when shooting on location or in a studio.

Compared to a 4K reference display equipped with 3G-SDI that would require four cables to transmit 4K 60p footage, the DP-V2411 features 12G-SDI terminals, requiring a user to only use a single cable. By reducing the number of necessary cables, the display supports more cost-efficient, less time-consuming installation, while reducing weight and saving space.

The DP-V2411 supports Electro-Optical Transfer Functions (EOTF) such as Hybrid Log-Gamma, a broadcasting HDR standard; Perceptual Quantizer (PQ), a HDR standard for film production and transfer; and Canon’s proprietary log gammas—Canon Log, Canon Log 2 and Canon Log 3. In addition, the new display features convenient shooting assist functions for all HDR standards as a waveform monitor. This displays the luminance level of input signals and a false color function, which overlays different areas of input images with colors depending on their luminance allowing for convenient review and confirmation of HDR images.