NAB 2017 – HDR Monitoring for $2495 With the Atomos Sumo 19″ Monitor + Recorder
$2495 is a great price point to begin monitoring in HDR.
Atomos announced the first HDR production monitor that also combines recording 4K 12bit Raw, 10bit ProRes/DNxHR, and features 1080p60 live switching. The Atomos Sumo. The panel itself is a 19″1920×1080 display with an advertised brightness of 1200nits that can show Log/PQ/HLG at 10+ stops.
Constructed of aluminum and weighing in at 13.7lb (6.2kg), it boasts a variety of mounting points with standard VESA mount. For battery power there are optional V-Lock or AB mounts that allow you to run hot-swappable dual batteries so you don’t ever have down time.
The Sumo has HDMI 2.0 & 3G QuadLink/6G/12G SDI connections. Quad SDI inputs connect cameras with multiple 1.5 or 3G SDI outputs without the need for converters, while HDMI 2.0 supports up to 4K60p input/output along with the open protocol that supports HDR automation including importing of camera settings. There is also support for Genlock and LTC timecode.
The monitor also includes a calibration input that is compatible with the X‑Rite i1Display Pro Colorimeter to allow you to keep the monitor in spec over it’s lifetime.
Atomos has two booths at NAB 2017- C8925, C9425 if you want to pay them a visit.