TapZoom provides instant 2x or 4x zoom to where you tap on the touchscreen. Tap again to zoom out. Once zoomed in, tap on the screen in the direction of a moving subject to keep it centered – the perfect tool for quickly checking focus when an actor lands short or overruns a mark.
Outstanding Recording Capabilities
The 4K-compatible PIX-E5H on-camera monitor offers a range of Apple ProRes codecs from ProRes Proxy to 422 HQ. These codecs are designed to preserve the detail in wide dynamic range imagery captured by today’s high-performance digital image sensors. PIX-E5H can record 4K up to 30 fps, UHD up to 30 fps and 1080p or 720p up to 60 fps.
Recording and File Delivery
The PIX-E5H records to the affordable, super fast SpeedDrive, an industry standard mSATA drive contained within a custom-designed enclosure. The SpeedDrive, which plugs directly into the PIX-E, doubles as a USB 3.0 thumb drive for very high-speed offload to any computer without the need for a special cable or drive docking station. Two SpeedDrive options are available, a 240 GB SpeedDrive and an Enclosure-Only version that allows the user to choose and easily fit any size of mSATA drive. mSATA drives are available in sizes ranging from 128 GB to 1 TB.
Best-of-Both-Worlds User Interface
Some functions are better controlled via touchscreen and others by real buttons. PIX-E5H incorporates both types of control. The touchscreen is best used when interacting directly with a specific area of the displayed image such as zooming in to a point of interest with TapZoom. Buttons allow the operator to locate a control without looking and instant tactile response leaves no doubt a function has been activated. Button control is well suited to commands such as ‘Record’ where failure to activate can be catastrophic.
Mechanical Construction and Powering
With a compact, die-cast metal chassis, nutted connectors, and an LCD protected by scratch-resistant and optically-bonded Gorilla Glass 2, the PIX-E5 field recording monitors are designed to withstand the most extreme and demanding production environments. The PIX-E5H is powered by external DC or dual L-mount Sony batteries with powering seamlessly switching from one source to another should one become depleted or removed.