Odyssey7Q  \\  OLED Monitor and Professional Recorder  

7.7" OLED Monitor with Focus Assist, Waveform, Histogram, False Color, Vectorscope, 1:1, Zebra and LUTConvergent Design Premium 2.5" SSD Media - REQUIRED for use with Odyssey7Q
ARRIRAW     \\     Canon C500 4K Raw     \\     Sony FS700 Raw     \\     2K Raw     \\     Multi-Stream HD
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The Odyssey7Q combines Convergent Design's knowledge and experience of both broadcast and cinematography recorders, while adding the capabilities of a high-end professional monitor.

Odyssey7Q is a brilliant 7.7" OLED monitor with 3400:1 contrast, true blacks, 1280x800 resolution and comprehensive monitoring tools. More information about the Odyssey OLED Monitor here.

Compressed and Uncompressed recording is included in the Odyssey7Q and requires Convergent Design SSD Media for capture. Odyssey7Q can be upgraded with Options, including ARRIRAW, Canon C500 4K Raw, Sony FS700 Raw; Multi-Stream HD and 2K Raw availble soon.
Odyssey7Q Power and Battery
The Odyssey7Q is supplied with a Convergent Design AC power supply (replacement part CD-OD-AC-PS).  This is a universal switching power supply that can be used throughout the world, and comes complete with several interchangeable plug connectors.  Only use a Convergent Design AC power supply on the Odyssey7Q.

The Odyssey7Q can accept DC power ranging from 6.5-34v.  Depending on monitor and record modes, the power draw from the Odyssey7Q can range from 8-15w.

Accessory Power Cables
  D-Tap (Anton Bauer 12v) power cable to Odyssey7Q (36”)    
CD-OD-XLR   XLR-4 (generic 12v) power cable to Odyssey7Q (36”)    
CD-OD-Fischer   Fischer-3 (ARRI 24v) power cable to Odyssey7Q (36")    
CD-OD-Flying   Flying lead (bare wire pigtail) power cable to Odyssey7Q (36”)

Accessory Battery Cables
  Sony L-Series Battery Plate
  Sony U-Series Battery Plate
  Canon BP-9x Series Plate  
  Panasonic CGA-Series Plate  
  JVC Camcorder Battery Plate

Third-Party  (click to view)
EnduroPower   Anton/Bauer Gold Mount or IDX V-Lock  
Power Cage   Sony, JVC, Canon, or Panasonic style camcorder lithium-ion batteries OR attach Anton Bauer or IDX Style V-Mount batteries  
Power Bracket   Stand and Handles for Odyssey Plus (above)  
Odyssey7Q Options  \\ Download

Base Odyssey7Q All DSLRs (via HDMI), and SDI based cameras with YCC 422 and RGB 444 outputs, including ARRI, Sony F3/F5/F55, Panasonic, Viper, Red, Phantom, etc
Sony FS700 RAW FS700 RAW Support
Canon C500 4K RAW Canon C500 4K/QHD RAW
2K RAW IndieCam, Lux Media Plan, Weisscam, P&S Technik, IO Industries, SinaCam
Multi-Stream Option Four-Cam productions up to 1080p30 (Compressed), genlock not required

Recording Features Base Odyssey7Q Sony
FS700 Raw

Canon C500 4K Raw

2K Raw


Compressed 1080p YCC 10-bit 422 up to 120fps

Compressed 1080p RGB 12-bit 444 up to 60fps

Uncompressed 1080p RGB 10/12-bit 444 up to 60fps  

RAW / Multi-Stream Options (extra cost)            
Sony FS700 Raw: 2K RAW 12-bit up to 240fps, Compressed
1080p 10-bit YCC up to 60fps (super-sampled from 4K Raw),
Compressed 4K YCC 10-bit up to 30fps
Canon C500 4K RAW: 4K/QuadHD Raw 10-bit up to 60fps          
2K RAW: 8/10-bit up to 120fps          
ARRIRAW: 12-bit 16:9 up to 48fps, 4:3 up to 48fps          
Multi-Stream: Four Camera - 1080p YCC up to 30fps            
($US) Purchase $2295 $795 $1,495 $1,495 $1,995 $2,995
N/A $99 $99 $149 $199
Odyssey7Q Technical Specifications  \\  Download

Feature Odyssey7Q Technical Specs
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 HD/3G Support: Single/Dual Link, 2-Inputs, 2-Outputs, 2 Bi-Directional (Can be inputs or outputs), Full-size BNCs
HDMI Video I/O HDMI I/O Version 1.4a support, Up to 1080p30 422 8-bit 
LUT Support ARRI, Canon, Sony, future: support for ASC CDL LUTs
Focus Assist Video + Edges, Edges Only, Enhanced Edges, user choice of color: Red, Green, or Blue + Pulsing
Zebras One Level, future: two levels
False Color False color with 5 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
Vectorscope Future release: color vectorscope with 2X zoom
1:1 & 2:1 Pixel Mode Pan & Zoom, Auto Screen Flip, Aspect Ration Guides, future: horizon indicator
Quad Stream Display Display four independent HD-SDI streams simultaneously (Quad-Split) with live-switch capability 
Digital Audio I/O 2-Channel Embedded Audio (48KHz, 24-bit), future: 8-channel support
Analog Audio I/O 3.5mm stereo unbalanced headphone output, future: input up to -10dB
Remote and Timecode Timecode: LTC Input (BNC) or embedded SDI, future: HDMI TC, future: tally will add remote start
User Interface Capacitive Touchscreen, Two mechanical function keys, future: mechanical keys user programmable
DC Power Input 6.5 to 34 VDC with built-in reverse polarity protection; locking Neutrik connector, built-in power switch
Power Draw 8 Watts (monitor only), 9-15 Watts (simultaneous monitor/record mode)
Weight and Size 560 grams / 1.3 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)
Onion Skinning Future: overlay pre-recorded still frame on live video with opacity slider
View Monitor Out,
Record Clean Video
Future: display the monitor-out (viewfinder data) on the OLED while recording a clean video signal.
Available when using the Sony F3, Sony FS700, Canon C500 and ARRI Alexa cameras.
Record Triggers Touchscreen, SDI record trigger (ARRI, Canon, Panasonic, Red, Sony), future: optional remote control cable
Recording SSD Media Convergent Design SSDs with power-loss protection, in 256 and 512 GB sizes, 480MB/sec write, 500MB/sec read speed, compatible with USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt adapters. SSDs and adpaters sold separately. 
Recording Formats (Base Odyssey7Q) Uncompressed formats: 1080p RGB 10/12-bit 444 up to 60fps, future: compressed 1080p 10-bit YCC 422 up to 30fps
  All Specifications subject to change and update without notice. * = Available in future firmware update

Odyssey7Q Record Time  \\  Download

Max record times with two 512GB SSDs, in minutes.
Divide in 1/2 for one 512GB, divide in 1/4 for one 256GB.
    Frames Per Second
24 25
30 50 60   120     240
1080p Video Formats                
Compressed 4444
12-bit @ 24p, 12-bit @ 60p)
  500 480
Compressed 422 (220Mbps)   775 744 620 372 310    
Compressed Proxy (36Mbps)    3380    3251    2709    1626    1355     
Uncompressed (DPX)
RGB 444 10-bit
  87 84 70 42 35    

ARRIRAW (.ari)                
ARRIRAW 16:9   100 97 80 46 40    
ARRIRAW 4:3   76 73 60        
Canon C500 4K Raw (.rmf)                
Canon 4K Raw
(120fps = 4K half height raw)
  62 60 50 30 25 25  
Sony FS700 Raw (.dng)                
Compressed 4K   194 186 155        
Sony 2K Raw   200 192 160 96 80 40 20
2K Raw                
2048x1080 (10-bit)   257 246 205 123 102    
Multi-Stream HD (HQ Quality)                
Two-Stream Compressed
  388 372 310        
Four-Stream Compressed   194 186 155