REEDSBURG, WI — At NAB in April, Sound Devices (www.sounddevices.com) previewed its Video Devices Pix-E, a new series of camera-mounted recording field monitors. This new line of Video Devices monitors feature 1,920x1,080 five-inch (Pix-E5 and Pix-E5H) and 1,920x1,200 seven-inch (Pix-E7) LCDs, a full suite of precision monitoring tools, SDI and HDMI I/O, plus the ability to record 4K and Apple ProRes 4444 XQ edit-ready files to affordable mSATA-based SpeedDrives.
The Pix-E monitors feature compact, die-cast metal housings and an LCD display protected by Gorilla Glass 2, allowing them to stand up to extreme and demanding production environments. Pix-E includes Pix-Assist, a suite of monitoring tools that includes TapZoom for quickly checking focus. Additional tools include guide markers for framing, LUTs and a range of scopes, including waveform monitor, histogram and vectorscope.