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SmartView Duo 2

A$889
A$780
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Featuring two large independent 8 inch LCD screens in a compact rack mount design, SmartView Duo handles SD, HD and 3Gb/s SDI video standards. SmartView Duo is perfect for post production, broadcast and live event monitoring. For easy setup, all screens can be remotely adjusted via ethernet connection. With SmartView Duo you can install SDI monitoring everywhere you need!

  • 3G/HD/SD-SDI Inputs, Both with Loop-Out
  • Integrated Tally for Live Broadcast
  • Ethernet Input for Adjustments
  • Upgradeable Firmware via USB
  • 2K, 1080i/p, 720p & 50/60 Hz SD Support
  • 10-Bit Color & 4:2:2 / 4:4:4 Sampling
  • 800 x 480 Resolution

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SmartView Duo 2

SmartView Duo 2

Blackmagic Design
A$780

Blackmagic Design's SmartView Duo comprises a pair of side-by-side 8" LCD monitors – both with an auto-selecting 3G/HD/SD-SDI input – that are housed in a 3 RU-high, rackmountable form factor. Ideal for live broadcast and mobile video production, the slim SmartView Duo features integrated tally (input via a standard 9-pin D connector) that clearly shows video status by displaying a red, green, or blue ring that borders the screen in question.
The 800 x 480-resolution displays' auto-switching SDI inputs accept an extremely wide range of digital signals, from standard-def 525i and 625i to full progressive high-definition 1080p60 and several flavors of 2K-resolution video. There's a loop-out BNC for both inputs, with re-clocking of the signal. For screen configuration and settings, plus firmware updates, the SmartView Duo has both USB 2.0 and Ethernet inputs.
For the SmartView Duo, a sleek design pays practical dividends. The thinness of the dual-display panel (less than 1") means it's easier to install, transport, and ship. The lack of mechanical controls on the panel itself takes inadvertent adjustments out of the equation. The auto-image-flip feature means that the displays can be rotated upside down so you can achieve the best viewing angle.

Perfect for Live Production

SmartView Duo is perfectly designed for building a video wall for monitoring all sources going into live production switchers. Because it's so incredibly thin, it's also perfect for portable setups where you need to save space. Imagine having all your video sources displayed on large 8" LCD screens so you can see camera focus and quality. Now you can build full live broadcast presentation monitoring that's small enough to be fully portable. SmartView Duo is lightweight and thin, so it's perfect for outside broadcast vans – or even installed into portable monitor racks to reduce the shipping costs of flyaway kits

Monitor Everywhere

Good-quality SDI monitoring is expensive and often makes it hard to put monitoring on all the devices in your racks or control rooms because costs add up quickly. SmartView Duo eliminates this problem and includes two large, beautiful 8" displays in a compact 3-rack-unit size. You get full loop-through SDI connections and an Ethernet network connection for setup. SmartView Duo includes easy-to-use software for Mac and Windows, so you can see all the monitors on your network for remote adjustments. That's perfect when you want to color-match all screens in a video wall remotely from your laptop. SmartView Duo even includes tally (see below)

Wide SDI Compatibility

SmartView Duo is designed to be used for broadcast as well as post-production, so it includes support for more SDI video standards, including SD, HD, and 3 Gb/s SDI formats. SmartView Duo allows firmware updating, making it easy to upgrade to new SDI video formats when they are invented. (Updates are free from the Blackmagic Design website.) SmartView Duo includes new advanced video standards used in post-production, including 1080-line progressive HD rates and even 2K formats over 3 Gb/s SDI video. All video formats can be connected and changed, because SmartView Duo simply switches in less than a second to the new format

Broadcast and Post-Production

In a busy facility you can never have enough monitors, and SmartView Duo is perfect when you need monitoring for all your equipment. Install SmartView Duo into your editing desks so you can keep track of decks and other video sources and create an exciting "mission control" environment which will blow your clients' minds! SmartView Duo is perfect for in-rack monitoring so you always know what's going on. Now with SmartView Duo, everyone can have that exciting "broadcast experience" of monitoring wherever it's needed

Incredible Design

SmartView Duo features two fully independent 8" monitors for incredible monitoring. Each monitor includes loop-through SDI video, which instantly switches between any SD, HD, and 3 Gb/s SDI source, even 2K formats over 3 Gb/s SDI. SmartView Duo includes no mechanical controls, so it won't suffer from settings drift or damage related to mechanical controls. For matching multiple screens in master control rooms, SmartView Duo includes loop-through Ethernet for remote adjustment, even from a laptop computer. If you need to mount SmartView Duo in the extreme top or bottom of an equipment rack, SmartView Duo's LCDs can be rotated upside down for the optimal viewing angle. SmartView Duo will automatically sense the rotation and flip both onscreen images. SmartView Duo even includes a choice of red, green or blue tally inputs

Smart Ethernet Control

There's nothing more complicated than trying to match all your monitors by climbing all over your equipment and using little screwdrivers. Simply connect your SmartView Duo to your Ethernet network and use the included Mac and Windows software to adjust all your monitors from one central location. The Monitor Utility software uses Bonjour to automatically find all the SmartView Duo monitors on your network. You can save monitor settings from one monitor and copy to another, and when you're working with lots of monitors, SmartView Duo even includes an identify mode to help you find the monitor you're adjusting. SmartView Duo won't suffer from drift because all adjustments are fully digital

Integrated Tally

SmartView Duo includes full tally features, so it's the perfect companion for live broadcasters. Not a simple tally light, the monitors' tally borders can be independently displayed in red, green or blue. Each screen features an independent tally in the three colors so you can signal to the user more than a simple on-air status. Tally is connected via a standard parallel pin connector on the rear of SmartView Duo, so you get full compatibility with any switcher or automation system

International Power Supply

If you're traveling all over the world, SmartView Duo is perfect because it includes a standard 12V power supply with socket adapters for each country. Ideal for live-location use where you don't have engineering support, a standard 12V power socket means you can get spare power supplies from any electrical store. To eliminate accidental unplugging of power cords during live production or at other crucial times, SmartView Duo includes a cable tie-down point, so everything stays perfectly secure

Connections

SDI Video Input
Automatically switches between SD, HD and 3G-SDI. Reclocked loop through output.
Multi Rate Support
Auto detection of 2K, HD or standard definition inputs.
Updates and Configuration
Via USB 2.0 high speed (480 Mb/s)
Ethernet
10/100 BaseT with loop through.
Tally
9-pin D connector

Standards

SDI Compliance
SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 296M, SMPTE 372M, SMPTE 424M Level B and SMPTE 425M.
SDI Color Space
REC 601, REC 709
SDI Auto Switching
Automatically selects between SD, HD and 3 Gb/s SDI.
Video Sampling
4:2:2 and 4:4:4
SDI Format Support
525i59.94 NTSC, 625i50 PAL
720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60
1080p23.98, 1080p24, 1080p25, 1080p29.97, 1080p30, 1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60
1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080PsF29.97, 1080PsF30
1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60
2K Format Support
2K DCI 23.98p, 2K DCI 24p, 2K DCI 25p
2K DCI 23.98PsF, 2K DCI 24PsF, 2K DCI 25PsF

Software

Internal Software Upgrade
Via included firmware updater software.
SmartView Utility Software
Via USB or Ethernet.

Operating Systems

Mac 10.15 Catalina,
Mac 11.1 Big Sur or later.
Windows 10, 64-bit.

Display

Display Element
TFT Active Matrix LCD.
Display Resolution
800 x 480 pixels
Response
< 15 ms
Contrast Ratio
Typically 500:1
Color Depth
16.7 Million Colors.
Display Orientation
Displays can rotate upside down for optimum viewing angle.

Power Requirements

Power Supply
12V universal power supply included with international socket adapters for all countries.
Power Consumption
< 20 Watts
Operational Voltage Range
12V - 15V

Physical Specifications

Environmental Specifications

Operating Temperature
0° to 40° C (32° to 104° F)
Storage Temperature
-20° to 45° C (-4° to 113° F)
Relative Humidity
0% to 90% non-condensing

What's Included

SmartView Duo
Power Supply
Welcome wallet with QR code for software download

Warranty

12 Months Limited Manufacturer's Warranty.

Delivery & Returns

Assurance with every online order:

  • Full online tracking
  • Friendly personalised service
  • Full manufacturer’s warranty

Shipping Areas

We deliver to most areas within mainland Australia. If your postcode or address does not provide shipping estimates, please contact our Customer Service Team to discuss delivery options.

Overseas Shipping

We do not offer international shipping. Sorry.

Parcel Lockers

We does not deliver to parcel lockers due to their lack of security. Please supply an address which has someone there to receive goods. Package will be left at address if unattended. You will be asked to supply an alternative address from one of our customer service team members should you supply a parcel locker location when placing your order.

Delivery Method

Goods will be shipped to you according to the delivery method selected at the checkout. In some circumstances this may change if the selected delivery method is not available at the time of despatch.

Australia Post eParcel and Toll offer a door-to-door, street-level delivery service only. They are unable to deliver products above the ground floor or enter a customers' residence. They are also unable to provide an installation or removal service.

Bulky and Oversized Items

Bulky and Oversized Items such as large TVs and Speaker Packs delivered to residential addresses may incur a surcharge. To eliminate these surcharges, please consider shipping to a business address.

General freight carriers may require assistance to help unload bulky and oversized goods to comply with their relevant Workplace Health & Safety policies.

Returns

1. Our most important task is to ensure your absolute satisfaction. We will always strive to reach that target. However, we acknowledge that mistakes are made occasionally. This paragraph covers that possibility. If you are not wholly satisfied with the Product, please tell us at the earliest opportunity:

(a) exactly what is the fault;

(b) the date, if relevant, when the fault became apparent;

(c) when and how you discovered the fault;

(d) how the fault affected your use of the goods;

2. To do this, it is essential that you follow the instructions below. These provisions apply in the event that you return goods to us because you say they are faulty:

3. You must tell us by email message to hello@tgav.au or by letter to our land address at the top of this agreement, you that you would like to return goods, specifying exactly what goods and when purchased, and giving full details of the defect or other reason for return. We will then issue a returns note. If you send goods to us without a returns note, we may not be able to identify sufficient details to enable us to attend to your complaint.

4. The goods must be returned to us as soon as any defect is discovered.

5. All endeavours must be made to ensure goods be returned:

(a) in original packaging as far as possible in their original condition;

(b) securely wrapped;

(c) with our delivery slip;

6. The cost of freight return to Tiny Giants AV will be charged to the buyer only under the following circumstances:

(a) if the buyer is returning goods due to change of mind or any other reason not pertaining to the product being faulty;

(b) if no fault is found in testing, when the buyer has claimed the product is faulty.

7. We will notify the buyer of all freight costs before charging the buyer.

8. Please note: We may request a restocking fee of up to 20% to be paid by the customer on return of goods. This is decided on a case-by-case basis and could be requested if the product was returned due to:

(a) Change of Mind

(b) Claimed faulty product, but no fault found when testing

(b) Opened and used goods