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  • Odyssey 7Q Plus HD Video Monitor

    Product Code: ODYSSEY7Q+

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    Odyssey 7Q+ Video Recorder

    Odyssey 7Q+ Recorder

    USD 1520

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    USD   995

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Convergent designed Odyssey 7Q product feature in summary

https://convergent-design.com/products.html


What is this ?
1. It is a 7.7inch OLED monitor cum recorder  - The Industry's best Professional Monitor/ Recorder priced at below USD 1550
2. It can be used as a feature-rich professional monitor (Zebras, Histogram, Vectorscope, focus assist and customizable, routable 3D-Luts)
3. It records HD ( 4x) / 2K/ UHD/ 4K via SDI and HDMI

4. Playback : Powerful and flexible playback options.

5.With upgraded version it does more than those

What else can it do ?
Besides being a professional OLED monitor with 1280x800 resolution with 3400:1 contract, 178 view angle ,
it records Apple ProRes and the following industry's best Raw ( paid option below USD 1000 )

1. Arri Raw, Panasonic Varicam Raw , Canon Raw, Sony Raw etc
https://convergent-design.com/odyssey-upgrades

2. The Titan Function (which is normally cost at USD 700 ) is now FOC. Titan Exploits the best out of a 4K capabilities.
Titan enable you to do HD cropping out of the the 4K footage , 2 x HD crop can be done out of 1 x 4K, thus allowing you to do virtual 3 angle shot viewing ,switching and recording just by using
ONLY one 4k Camcorder. (HDMI OUT).


The 3 x streams are
1) Overall shot
2) Cropped shot A  ( selectable on screen)
3) Cropped shot B  ( selectable on screen)
https://convergent-design.com/titan.html


What are the popular cameras using it ?
- ARRI Alexa
- Panasonic VariCam LT
- Canon C500
- Canon C300 MKII
- Sony PXW-FS5
- Sony PXW FS7
- Sony NEX-FS700
- IO Industries Flare 2K
- IO Industries IO4K
- Indiecam indieGS2K


3. 7Q + can be upgraded to a Feature named APOLLO. (Paid option at USD 1795 )
   APOLLO enables you to :
   1) Switch between 4 x HD camcorder
   2) Record 4 x HD plus program out
Thus by upgrading from 7Q plus to Apollo it has additional features of being a mini 4 x HD switcher plus recorder

Here is the link: https://www.convergent-design.com/odyssey-upgrades/apollo-option

Who used this
1. Net work Cameras crew for outdoor quick deployment for 4 x cameras, as A monitor and switcher And May be used for indoor studio due to speedily deployment
2. Event Company  having more than 3 or 4 cameras for quick presentation of live show
3. Film Crew who prefer to record in RAW
4. School - due to it rugged construction
 
The Odyssey's extremely durable body is built from high-quality cast magnesium. Magnesium is the lightest structural metal currently available in the world.
It's about 34% lighter than aluminum and 50% lighter than titanium, with a high strength-to-weight ratio.


5. TV network Sport events recording ---60P recording

In short, 7Q + has been proven in cinematic production, documentaries, TV and more.

Whether you deliver 4K or HD, it's a production powerhouse. * Raw recording (required Raw Bundle upgrade).


Qualified Samsung SSDs for 7QPlus
- Samsung 850 EVO 1TB (MZ-75E1T0B)
- Samsung 850 PRO 1TB (MZ-7KE1T0)
- Samsung 850 PRO 512GB (MZ-7KE512)
- Samsung 850 PRO 256GB (MZ-7KE256)
- Samsung 850 PRO 128GB (MZ-7KE128)


 

Convergent Design Announces Support for Panasonic VariCam LT 240fps 2K RAW, and DNxHD for Odyssey and Apollo
Panasonic announced a free firmware update that adds a 2K RAW up to 240fps to the VariCam LT. All available RAW outputs will be supported by Convergent Design in the Raw Bundle for Odyssey7Q+ and Odyssey7Q via a free firmware update in June 2017.

"We are excited to announce our continued support for the Panasonic VariCam LT. The 2K 240fps update fits nicely into the Odyssey Raw Bundle high frame rate support, and adds versatility to the VariCam LT. The Odyssey and VariCam LT are an ideal pairing and we look forward to our joint firmware release," said Mike Schell, President of Convergent Design.

Convergent Design will also release free firmware in May supporting Avid DNxHD 4:2:2 for the Odyssey7Q+ and Odyssey7Q in single-channel recording, and for Apollo and Apollo Option multi-camera HD. This upcoming release will support bit rates of 220Mb and 145Mb up to 60p from HD video sources. Broadcast applications, especially in Apollo multi-camera operation, will enjoy a native Avid workflow.

Firmware v2017.06 Is Ready to Go....
With this update our team is bringing Odyssey and Apollo owners something to really get excited about. Titan HD Extract is now available as a FREE upgrade for both Odyssey and Apollo. The Odyssey RAW Bundle now supports Panasonic Varicam LT RAW at up to 2K/240fps, we've also added Avid DNxHD Recording to both Odyssey and Apollo just to name a few of the things we've been working on.

"This is our 17th major firmware update to our family of Odyssey and Apollo recorder/monitor products. Over the past few years, we have added significant new features and capabilities, including comprehensive monitor tools, 3D LUTs, multi-channel recording options, ProRes 4444, and greatly expanded the RAW support. Avid DNxHD support rounds out the feature set and continues to position the Odyssey and Apollo as the premiere on-camera monitor/recorder products in our industry", noted Mike Schell, President of Convergent Design.

Keeping your firmware up to date is always a good idea and Odyssey/Apollo firmware v2017.06 makes it even better! Visit our website to find out more about the new features and get the latest firmware today!

Firmware v2017.07 Download Now

VariCam LT RAW Support up to 2K/240fps
The ultimate addition to the Odyssey RAW Bundle for VariCam LT users is here! Our team has worked closely with Panasonic to enable RAW recording at up to 2K/240fps (as well as 4K/60fps) from the amazing Panasonic VariCam LT on the Odyssey7Q and Odyssey7Q+. Already own the Odyssey RAW Bundle? Great news...just update your device to firmware v2017.07. If you haven't purchased the Odyssey RAW Bundle yet then visit us online at Convergent-Design.com to upgrade to the best RAW recording solution available on the market today!

Avid DNxHD up to 1080p50/60
Through this update, both Apollo and Odyssey get Avid DNxHD support at both 145 and 220 Mbps data-rates for common HD formats (1080i50/60, 720p50/60, and 1080p25/30) as well as 1080p50/60 video. The compressed video files are recorded in a QuickTime wrapper (.mov extension). Odyssey7Q/7Q+ can record a single stream of DNxHD, while the Apollo (or Odyssey w/ Apollo Option) can record up to 4 independent streams simultaneously.

The addition of DNxHD in particular makes the Apollo a very attractive solution for multi-cam ENG and news magazine shoots. In addition, a new transfer tool (Convergent Design Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD Transfer Tool 3.0" or "CD Transfer 3.0" for short) is now available, that supports both Apple ProRes, or Avid DNxHD recordings, (Note that DNxHD users must use the new version of the transfer tool.)

NOTE: Visit your Account page to view your devices and generate a DNxHD Activation key.

NEW FEATURES: APOLLO & APOLLO OPTION (ODYSSEY7Q+/7Q)
Quad-HD: Avid DNxHD .Mov Support
• Simultaneously record up to four streams of Avid DNxHD 220 or 145Mb.
• 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
• 1080i 50, 59.94;
• 720p 50, 59.94, 60

Note: Activation Key required (free) to enable Quad-HD DNxHD .Mov Support.

Quad-HD Quad-Split: Timecode Option
• Option to "deselect" or select a Timecode window which is baked into the Quad-Split recorded image in Quad-HD Apple ProRes, or Avid DNxHD Recordings.

NEW FEATURES: ODYSSEY RAW BUNDLE (ODYSSEY7Q+/7Q)
Panasonic Varicam LT 2k/ HD 240p Support
• Record RAW in CinemaDNG from the Panasonic Varicam LT
• Variframe Supported from 2->240 fps
• HD LT RAW -> HD CinemaDNG 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94, 100, 120, 200, 240
• 2K LT RAW -> 2K CinemaDNG 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94, 100, 120, 200, 240

NEW FEATURES: ODYSSEY ( ODYSSEY7Q+/7Q/)
HD DNxHD .Mov Support
• Single Channel Recording to Avid DNxHD 4:2:2 at 220 or 145 Mb.
• 1080p 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60
• 1080i 50, 59.94; 720p 50, 59.94, 60
• 720p 50, 59.94

Note: Activation Key required (free) to enable HD DNxHD .Mov Support.

NEW FEATURES: ALL MODELS (APOLLO, ODYSSEY7Q+/7Q/7)
8-Channel Audio / 2-Channel Audio Selection
• Selection is now available for Embedded Audio to be either 8-Channel or 2-Channel in various record modes including:
o HD/2K Apple ProRes
o HD Avid DNxHD
o 4K/UHD Apple ProRes
o Quad HD Apple ProRes
o Quad HD Avid DNxHD

Note: 8-channel audio not available in RAW, RAW->Apple ProRes, DPX, or Apple ProRes 4444 modes

FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Apollo
• FIXED Input loss Recovery with Avid DNxHD Files
• FIXED 2:3 Pulldown Support
• FIXED Audio issue found with QT files and Telestream
• IMPROVED Source Naming added to XML file

Odyssey RAW Bundle
• FIXED Varicam LT MetaData Issue with Non-Smart Lenses
• FIXED Rare Canon RAW -> Apple ProRes frame issue
• FIXED Rare CanonRAW -> Random Touches
• FIXED Rare ARRIRAW -> Random Touches
• FIXED Sony 4k 100/120 fps burst -> HD/2K Apple Prores half length recording
• IMPROVED Playback Scrubbing artifacts of RAW recordings
• IMPROVED Record Button Allowed with FS5/FS700 4K 100/120 burst, All Modes, allowing users to record 4k 50/60p via record button and 4k 100/120 with camera trigger

All Devices
• FIXED Apple Prores Playback Scrubbing artifact in lower right corner.
• FIXED Issues associated with Computer Generated Images
• FIXED occasional black playback in Apple Prores
• FIXED corruption issue when new generation Samsung 850 EVO drive
• IMPROVED Voltage Display Accuracy.
• IMPROVED Dual 6G SDI Support.
• IMPROVED Playback Quality with all Apple ProRes recordings
• IMPROVED Detection of 4K 50/60p signals.
• RESTORE DEFAULTS: Is now automatically performed on power-up immediately after a firmware update (a dialog alerts user when this happens). Please note settings before updating, and adjust settings as needed after updating.

SOFTWARE
CD Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD Transfer Tool 3.0 (Updated)
• Support Added for Avid DNxHD Files, Note DNxHD recordings will not work with previous transfer tool.
• Windows and Mac versions available

Avid DNxHD .MOV File Support with QuickTime Player 7
• "Avid Codec LE" must be installed on systems you wish to play Avid DNxHD files in Quicktime Player (Mac or PC) . http://avid.force.com/pkb/articles/en_US/download/Avid-QuickTime-Codecs-LE

Avid DNxHD .MOV NLE Support
http://www.avid.com/products/avid-dnxhr-and-dnxhd#Avid-DNxHD-for-editors

Avid DNxHD .MOV AMA Support
http://avid.force.com/pkb/articles/en_US/download/en435111

Description
If you are looking for a capable, versatile advanced monitor for your use, the Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+ is the right solution for you. This model comes with a whole range of features that will amaze you and enhance your video recording experience. It supports different file formats including Apple ProRes, Uncompressed DPX and RAW (this includes with Record Options). You can record these files through HDMI and SDI using different recording modes such as HD/UHD/2K and 4K. The OLED monitor available with this model gives the best imaging results with 1280x800 pixels that define colors accurately, extending the color gamut and displaying true blacks as it is.

The Odyssey 7Q+ comes with extensive tools for image analysis including RGB Histogram, Pixel Zoom, a three-mode Focus Assist, an RGB waveform and a monitoring LUTs. The monitor also comes with a Multi-Stream Monitoring Mode that makes it possible to view up to 4 HD videos at once in a split-screen or live-switching them in full-screen mode. This is a portable model weighing just over a pound and is an inch thick, making it a great option for in-field assignments. The Odyssey 7Q+ can run on any power source that ranges between 6.5 and 34 volts.

Features
Recording

There is no other recorder in the world that can record in as many formats as the Odyssey 7Q+. It records in HD/2K up to 60p and in UHD/4K up to 30p. The monitor can also record HD Apple ProRes422 and provides other record options for rent or purchase including Canon Cinema RAW (C500), RAW, ARRIRAW (ALEXA) and Sony FS RAW (FS7/FS700 and POV RAW). With the Canon Cinema RAW and FS RAW, the monitor also allows for the conversion of RAW signals into video Apple ProRes 422(HQ). For a high data load and long hours of recording, the monitor comes with 2 SSD slots that support up to 1TB sizes.

Monitoring and Multi-Stream Monitoring
The Odyssey 7Q+ comes with a 1280x800 resolution, 7.7" OLED screen that is highly accurate on colors. To complement its features, the model comes with tools for analyzing images and these include a programmable False Color, a histogram, a waveform, and Pixel Zoom that can be finger-dragged. Other image analysis tools included are a three -mode Focus Assist and LUTs, which are used in providing better views of the LOG and RAW modes. Programmable LUTs will be released shortly. With the Odyssey 7Q+, you can also view as many as four HD video signals concurrently by quad-splitting the screen or live-switching the videos in Full Screen Mode. This makes the camera a great option for internet streamed productions and multi-camera shoots.

Future Proof
Odyssey 7Q+ remains relevant with improved camera recording options. This is so since regular firmware updates on the model continue to expand its capabilities making it applicable today and in the future. Odyssey 7Q+ monitors are compatible with all modern cameras, and once you add an SSD, the monitor is ready to shoot.

Playback
The Full Deck controls coupled with the touchscreen enhances the playback of clips. With an Odyssey 7Q+ monitor, you can playback all formats instantly once you need to. There are clip markers on ProRes files that help highlight important materials. The monitor also makes it possible to access analysis tools on Play mode.

Other Features
Versatile and Affordable

When features are compared against price, no modern camera will beat the Odyssey 7Q+, which ranks as a top on-camera model.

Design and Power
The Odyssey 7Q+ has been cleverly designed using a magnesium alloy. This makes the case durable and easy to lift at slightly over 560gms. The monitor also has a low power consumption rate at 8-19W and can run with anything between 6.5-34V. Its design involves no fans and hence lacks elements such as noise which makes it quite a comfortable monitor to use.
 

Country with 7Q+ in Stock
1. India

2. Indonesia
3. Philippines
4. Thailand
5. Vietnam
6. Singapore
7. Hong Kong
8. Malaysia


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Odyssey7Q+ Price Reduced to an affordable level & Free Titan HD Extract Upgrade
Convergent Design announced a price reduction of their popular Odyssey7Q+ recorder/monitor to $1495 ($USD). Additionally, all Odyssey7Q/7Q+ and Apollo owners will receive our Titan HD Extract upgrade at no additional charge.

Convergent Design continues to raise the bar among professional recorder/monitor products. The Odyssey7Q+ features a rugged cast magnesium case, gorgeous OLED display, best-in-class monitoring tools, 3D LUT support, and ProRes Proxy to ProRes 4444 recording, clearly setting it apart from the crowd. Comprehensive RAW support and the Apollo multi-channel recording options elevate the Odyssey7Q+ to the premiere class.

Unquestionably, the Odyssey7Q+ with the Odyssey RAW Bundle upgrade offers the most comprehensive RAW support available on the market, including full support for ARRIRAW, Canon RAW, Sony FS series RAW, POV RAW and Panasonic VariCam LT (and soon AU-EVA1) RAW. The dual SSD architecture, found exclusively on the Odyssey7Q+, enables RAW recording and playback of 2Kp240 and 4Kp60. RAW to ProRes recording is also supported for a variety of different cameras.

The Odyssey Apollo Option (paid upgrade) enables quad-channel HD / dual-channel 4Kp30 recording and playback. Essentially, four recorders in one. The Odyssey Apollo Option dramatically reduces the amount of gear required for multi-camera production. Most importantly, the Apollo Option saves hours of time in post-production by recording all streams to a common CODEC, with the same timecode and consistent file naming and starting frame. Apollo's exclusive AV Align feature can correct audio/video sync issues commonly found in multi-camera productions that use a mixture of different cameras.

Finally, Titan HD Extract, formerly priced at $795, is now available as a free upgrade to all Odyssey7Q/7Q+ and Apollo owners. Titan HD Extract empowers users to effectively create multi-camera productions from a single 4K camera. Titan records three streams from a single 4K source: one HD downscale of the entire 4K raster and two HD extracts based on user-defined movable windows (within the 4K image). Multi-camera production has never been more simple and cost-effective.

Convergent Design continues to raise the bar. Today, however, the bar to owning industry best monitor/ recorder, the Odyssey7Q+, has been significantly lowered to $1495.


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Odyssey Battery Plate for Sony L-Series Batteries (7.4V)

Carrying Case with
custom cut-out foam

4-Pin Male XLR to Neutrik Power Cable (18", 0.45m)

3-Pin Fischer to Neutrik Power Cable - Alexa (18", 0.45m)

SDI Cable, 12" / 0.3m

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Flying Lead (pigtail) to Neutrik Cable (36", 0.9m)

Micro Fiber Cloth for cleaning Odyssey Screen

Sony Charger and Battery Kit
Consist of 1 x NPF970 and 1xACVQ1050/D

Odyssey AC Power Suppply: Input = 110-240 VAC 50/60Hz, Output = 12V @ 2A, Includes international AC plugs

 
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