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The Atomos Sumo Enters The Studio Ring: New 19″ Monitor/Recorder, 4K 12bit Raw

The Atomos Sumo Enters The Studio Ring: New 19″ Monitor/Recorder, 4K 12bit Raw

The Atomos Sumo goes big as their latest monitor/recorder, with a 19″ screen, 4K 12bit Raw, 10bit ProRes/DNxHR, 1080p60 live switching and recording and more.

With HDR and 1200nit brightness combined with a 19″ screen makes the Atomos Sumo one of a kind monitor, even before the recording and review features. As with all Atomos recorders, the Atomos Sumo allows for recording, switching and playback in one device. Live switching is a new feature to the Atomos line, giving it that necessary extra for studio use.

“Seeing innovation come to life is the most exciting part of making technology products. Sumo is one of the most remarkable video products I have worked on.” said Jeromy Young CEO and co-founder of Atomos. “Versatile and highly advanced yet simple to use, it covers all kinds of high quality production from end to end at a fraction of traditional costs. The Atomos Sumo is truly revolutionary”.

The Atomos Sumo has a number of awesome features:

  • 19” 1920×1080 10-bit LCD panel
  • 12-bit Raw, 10-bit ProRes/DNxHR up to 4Kp60
  • Capture the RAW output from Sony FS5/FS7/FS700, Canon C300MKII/ C500 or Panasonic Varicam LT over SDI up to 12-bit 4Kp30 as CDNG or 10-bit Apple ProRes / Avid DNxHR up to 4Kp60 / 2Kp240
  • Record direct to high capacity and widely available 2.5″ SSD’s
  • Live Switch and Record up to four 1080/60p channels
  • 4 x ISO record and playback Switch and mix a live record and stream
  • Record 4 x HD ISO recordings using the QuadLink SDI connections
  • Switch between feeds on screen with cueing, cross fade and hard cuts
  • Adjust final edits with advanced metadata tagging preserving ISO feeds
  • Balanced XLR monitor & record with 48V Phantom

 

The 19” Atomos Sumo will launch in Q3 2017 for an MSRP US$2,495. For more info visit www.Atomos.com/Sumo, as well as at this year’s NAB 2017 Show in booth C8925.

 

19” Sumo Monitor-Recorder delivers 4Kp60 HDR to the Set and the Studio

The first production monitor that also records 4K 12bit Raw, 10bit ProRes/DNxHR, plus 1080p60 live switching and recording

Melbourne, Australia – 23rd April 2017: Atomos once again redefines the workflow options for video creatives by creating the first production/studio monitor to combine a 19” HDR 1200nit 10+ stop panel with 4K 12bit Raw or 10bit 422 ProRes/DNxHR recording and HD recording up to 240p or live switching and recording of four 1080p60 channels.

Adding HDR and 1200nit brightness to a 19” monitor at an MSRP of $2,495 is an amazing feat itself, but the addition of recording, switching and playback is a true revolution, completely redefining how production monitors will be used on set and in studio. It gives clients and crew on set instant access to review recorded content in HDR quality and doubles as a grading and editing monitor for laptops in the field. The live switching and recording is another dimension again adding the flexibility to live switch between four 1080/60p channels, record 4 x ISO channels and mix a live record complete with cueing, cross fade and hard cuts.

“Seeing innovation come to life is the most exciting part of making technology products. Sumo is one of the most remarkable video products I have worked on.” said Jeromy Young CEO and co-founder of Atomos. “Versatile and highly advanced yet simple to use, it covers all kinds of high quality production from end to end at a fraction of traditional costs. The Atomos Sumo is truly revolutionary”.

Go HDR. In the field & the studio Sumo’s 19” 1920×1080 10-bit LCD panel is driven by the AtomHDR engine which precisely maps the Log/PQ/HLG from popular cameras, game consoles or TV makers to perfectly resolve 10+ stops of HDR in real time. The brightness range and vivid colors of HDR bring scenes to life either on the monitor itself, or when output to larger HDR/Rec709 displays for on set review. It can also be used with popular NLE or grading suites for affordable HDR or SDR editing or grading in the studio.

12-bit Raw, 10-bit ProRes/DNxHR up to 4Kp60 Capture the RAW output from Sony FS5/FS7/FS700, Canon C300MKII/ C500 or Panasonic Varicam LT over SDI up to 12-bit 4Kp30 as CDNG or 10-bit Apple ProRes / Avid DNxHR up to 4Kp60 / 2Kp240 depending on the camera’s capability. The processing power of Sumo can preserve pristine quality direct from the sensor with data rates of up to 3.2 Gbps. Record direct to high capacity and widely available 2.5″ SSD’s that provide an affordable solution for long recording times.

Live Switch and Record up to four 1080/60p channels, 4 x ISO record and playback Switch and mix a live record and stream or record 4 x HD ISO recordings using the QuadLink SDI connections. Switch between feeds on screen with cueing, cross fade and hard cuts from the locked sources or tag and adjust final edits with advanced metadata tagging preserving ISO feeds, with the desired final result infinitely editable.

Balanced XLR Monitor & Record with 48V Phantom

Eliminate the need for a separate audio recorder by using the full size XLR connections to connect and power external microphones for balanced analogue audio with dedicated meters and adjustments for frame delay and gain. 48V phantom mics or line level audio are all seamlessly synchronized for the most advanced audio feature set in a monitor today. There is also a 3.5mm stereo headphone jack and built-in speakers for on set instant immersive review or complete internal recording review anytime anywhere with clients or production team.

High Bright 1200nit 19” calibrated 1920×1080 monitor The extremely bright 1200nit display means you can accurately monitor, even when outside in daylight. Additionally, for the ultimate isolated viewing performance an optional hood is available. Like all high-end monitor’s, Sumo also has calibration to compensate for the natural color and brightness drift that monitors exhibit over time. Sumo’s calibration input lets you use X-Rite’s i1DisplayPro to always ensure accurate HDR and Rec709 monitoring.

Quad SDI & HDMI 2.0 in/out

Seamlessly connect any SDI or HDMI device and convert between HDMI 2.0 & 3G QuadLink/6G/12G SDI in any combination. Quad SDI inputs connect cameras with multiple 1.5 or 3G SDI outputs without the need for converters. HDMI 2.0 supports up to 4Kp60 input/output along with the very latest Atomos open protocol that supports HDR automation including importing of camera settings. There is also support for Genlock and LTC timecode.

Rugged construction and mounting options

The Aluminium alloy chassis with built-in armor houses ten mounting points around the bezel/top/bottom/side, a rear panel VESA mount and an included stand for a variety of mounting configurations. The optional mounting plates connect 2 x V-Lock / Anton Bauer batteries which in tandem with our patent pending continuous power system allows batteries to be hot swapped to ensure you’re never without power in the field. The Sumo delivers all of this connectivity while still maintaining a total weight of 6.2kg (13.7lb).

The 19” Atomos Sumo will launch in Q3 2017 for an MSRP US$2,495

Full details of the Sumo are available here: https://www.atomos.com/sumo

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