Odyssey7  |  OLED Monitor and Compressed Recorder 

 video
 Technical Specifications

Display 7.7" OLED, 1280x800, RGB 8-Bit Panel, ~ 16 million colors, wide gamut, 3400:1 Contrast, 176° Viewing, True Blacks
SDI Video I/O SD/HD/3G Support: Single Link, 1-Inputs, 2-Outputs
HDMI Video I/O HDMI I/O Version 1.4a support, Up to 1080p60 422 8-bit 
Focus Assist Video + Edges, Edges Only, Enhanced Edges, user choice of color: Red, Blue, Green + Pulsing
Zebras Two Levels, one allows for a user specified range, the other is active on a specified IRE level and above
False Color False color with 4 programmable levels
Waveform Monitor Luma only, RGB, Red only, Blue only, Green only, and RGB Parade
Histogram Luma only, RGB, or Red, Blue or Green individually
1:1 Pixel Mode Image Zoom, Vertical Flip, Aspect Ratio Guides,  Horizon Indicator
Digital Audio I/O 2-Channel Embedded Audio (48KHz, 24-bit)
Analog Audio I/O 3.5mm stereo unbalanced input up to -10dB, 3.5mm stereo headphone output
Remote and Timecode RS-232 I/O, programmable GPIO. Timecode: LTC I/O (BNC) or embedded SDI / HDMI 
User Interface Capacitive Touchscreen, Two user-programmable context-sensitive mechanical function keys 
DC Power Input 6.5 to 34V DC with built-in reverse polarity protection; locking Neutrik connector, built-in power switch
Power Dissipation 8 Watts (monitor only), 9-15 Watts (record)
Weight and Size 540 grams / 1.2 lbs., 7.9" x 6.1" x 1.0" (200 x 155 x 25 mm), -10 to +40°C (Operating), -20 to +70°C (Storage)
Record Triggers Touchscreen, SDI record trigger (ARRI, Canon, Panasonic, Red, Sony), Optional Remote Control Cable
Recording Media Convergent Design Premium 2.5" SSDs, 256 and 512GB sizes, 480MB/sec write, 500MB/sec read speed, compatible with USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt adapters. SSDs must be purchased separately. 
Compressed Recording
(Standard)
Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) up to 1080p60, (.mov format). Requires at least one Convergent Design SSD (other SSDs are not supported). Automatic switch over to second SSD. Note: this recording capability is always available without watermark.
  Notes
  Odyssey7 package includes universal AC power supply. SSD media, battery adapters, sunscreen sold separately
  All Video recording requires Convergent Design SSDs, sold separately.
  All Features and Specifications subject to change and correction without notice (Revision: 26-Mar-2014)
 Overview of the Odyssey Family
The Odyssey family is intended to follow users as they journey through their careers from DSLRs to high-end 4K raw cine cameras, hugging the ever-changing camera technology curve and adapting to change without invasive hardware changes or costly upgrades. The Odyssey series combines Convergent Design’s knowledge and experience of both broadcast and cinematography recorders, while adding the capabilities of a high-end professional monitor.

The Odyssey family is a professional 7.7” OLED monitor with high-end monitor features, including Waveform, Zebras, Histogram, Vectorscope, Focus Assist, False Color, Timecode Display and Audio Level Meters, and 1:1 Pixel mode. Odyssey7 includes HDMI I/O, and SD/HD/3G-SDI I/O; in both single and dual link configurations. As you have come to expect from Convergent Design, Odyssey is low power, lightweight and comes in a rugged magnesium case.


Odyssey7 is an amazing value at $1295 (USD price, international prices vary), and includes full monitoring capabilities and compressed recording. Odyssey7 is ideal for use as a monitor on ANY camera, proxy recorder, and DSLR applications.


The Odyssey7Q adds two bi-directional SDI’s (2-In, 2-I/O, 2-Out), enabling a 4K@60fps-ready option. Go to Odyssey7Q page
 Odyssey Photo Gallery
 Odyssey Model Comparison Chart
Model  Odyssey7 Odyssey7Q
7.7" OLED 1280x800 Capacitive Touchscreen
SDI BNC Ports 2-In, 2-Out, All SD/HD/3G 2-In, 2-Out, SD/HD/3G
2-BiDirectional, SD/HD/3G
HDMI I/O, Up to 1080p30
Timecode: LTC I/O (BNC), SDI/HDMI Embedded
Magnesium Case: 7.9"(W) x 6.1"(H) x 1"(D); 1.2 lbs
10-34V Power, 8-15W, Reverse Protection, on/off switch
Waveform, RGB Parade, Histogram, Zebras, etc. in Full Screen or Overlay Mode; H/V Flip-Flop
False Color, 1:1 Pixel Mode, Focus Assist, Blue Mode, Guides
Embedded Audio, 48K, 24-Bit (Broadcast Wave) 2 channels 8 channels
Analog Audio, 3.5mm Stereo I/O, HP support
Simple Menus, Auto Setup Based on SDI MetaData
Sun Shade Option
Support for Popular Batteries (IDX, AB, Sony)
Upgradeable to Recorder via various Options ✓+
Dual SSD Support (Purchase from CD)
Record Triggers: Touchscreen, SDI (ARRI, Canon, Panasonic, Red, Sony) or HDMI (Sony, Canon)
3:2, 2:2 Pulldown Removal, Record Cache, VariFrame, Time-Lapse
Video Streams Supported Simultaneously One Four
Sony F3: Unc HD 10-Bit RGB 444 Recording (.dpx)
 
ARRIRAW 12-Bit 16:9/4:3 Support (.ari) + Proxy   ✓+
Canon C500 4K 10-Bit Raw @ 60fps in single recorder (.rmf)
  ✓+
Sony FS700: 2K RAW 240fps (.dng), 4K YCC 30fps (.dpx)
  ✓+
Sony F55 4K YCC 30fps Compressed Via Four SDI Links   ✓+
Four Channel HD/2K Compressed Recording/Playback   ✓+
Quad Split Monitoring with Live Switching  
Display Viewfinder Data, Record Clean Video  
Best Future-Proof Choice  
Price (US$) $1,295 $2,295
Scheduled Initial Shipments (Subject to Change) May 2014
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✓+ = Extra Cost Options    
All specifications, features, and prices are subject to change





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