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The Odyssey7 from Convergent Design is a professional integrated monitor, compressed recorder, playback deck and HDMI-SDI converter.

A professional 7.7" OLED 1280x800 8-bit monitor with 4100:1 contrast and true blacks, the Odyssey7 features comprehensive and professional monitoring tools, including:

  • Waveform
  • RGB Parade
  • Focus Assist
  • False Color
  • Zebras
  • 1:1 Pixel
  • Vectorscope
  • Histogram
  • LUT support

Odyssey7 from Convergent Design is the most comprehensive and competitively priced OLED monitor on the market.  Purchase SSD media and Odyssey7 will record Apple ProRes 422(HQ) from either the HDMI or SDI inputs, acheiving up to 9 hours of continuous shooting to a single SSD.

For uncompressed/RAW/4K/multi-stream recording, see the Odyssey7Q.

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 SD/HD/3G Support: Single Link, 1-Input, 1-Outputs
HDMI Video I/O HDMI I/O Version 1.4a support, Up to 1080p30 422 8-bit
LUT Support ARRI, Canon, Sony (No Custom LUT)
Focus Assist Video + Edges, Edges Only, Enhanced Edges, user choice of color: Red, Blue, Green + Pulsing
Zebras Currently One programmable level, future two
False Color False color with 5 programmable levels
Waveform Monitor Luma only, Red only, Blue only, Green only, and RGB Parade
Histogram Luma only, RGB, or Red, Blue or Green individually
Vectorscope Color vectorscope with 2X zoom (future)
1:1 Pixel Mode 1:1 and 2:1 Image Zoom, Automatic Vertical Flip (Defeatable), Apect Ratio Guides
Digital Audio I/O 2-Channel Embedded Audio (48KHz, 24-bit)
Analog Audio I/O 3.5mm stereo unbalanced input up to -10dB (future), 3.5mm stereo headphone output
Remote and Timecode RS-232 I/O (future), programmable GPIO (future). Timecode: LTC I/O (BNC) or embedded SDI / HDMI (HDMI future)
User Interface Capacitive Touchscreen, Two mechanical function keys
Firmware Update Via USB Port to host computer,  Firmware Updates downloadable from website:  www.convergent-design.com
DC Power Input 6.3 to 34 VDC with built-in reverse polarity protection; locking power connector, built-in power switch
Power Draw 8 Watts (monitor only), 9-12 Watts (simultaneous monitor/record mode)
Weight and Size 560 grams / 1.2 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)
Record Triggers Touchscreen, SDI record trigger (ARRI, Canon, Panasonic, Red, Sony), Optional Remote Control Cable (future)
Recording Media Convergent Design SSDs with power-loss protection, in 256 and 512 GB sizes, 420MB/sec write, 500MB/sec read speed, compatible with USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt adapters. SSDs and adpaters sold separately.
Compressed Recording
Compressed formats: Apple ProRes 422(HQ) up to 1080p30 (60p in future release), 1080i60, 720p60
  Odyssey7 package includes universal AC power supply. SSD media, battery adapters, sunscreen sold separately
  Certain features will be provided via a firmware update after initial release of the Odyssey7

All specifications are subject to change without notice. For more detailed specs visit the Convergent Design website.

HD Video (Apple ProRes 422 HQ)

Compressed: Apple ProRes 422 (HQ), 10-bit, 1080p/psf 23, 24, 25, 29; 1080i 50, 60; 720p 50, 60

3G-SDI: Accepted 1080p/psf frame rates: 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30

HDMI: Accepted 1080p/psf frame rates: 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50i, 60i

Future free firmware updates will include additional compressed video codecs with expanded frame rate, resolution selections, interlaced support, and pull down support.

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