Aputure Camera Monitor 7Inch - Vs3
The Aputure VS-3 V-Screen 7" IPS Field Monitor 1024 x 600 Native Resolution with Peaking, Dual Power Inputs, Sony L Series Type Battery Plate features a 7" LCD screen with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels, 400 nit brightness with a 800:1 contrast ratio for a crisp image. The VS-3 features 170° horizontal and vertical viewing angles, scales to display signals up to 1920 x 1080. The monitor is a powerful tool for the camera operator as it features built-in tools including peaking, zebra, false color in addition to incorporating display functions including image zoom, freeze, and H/V flip.
The VS-3 features front panel mounted controls for power, input selection, and menu. You can display and adjust safe area guides as well a center marker, and the monitor's flexible power options allow you to choose from powering via the coax connector or optional Sony F970, F550, NP-FM500H type batteries. It incorporates a 1/4"-20 threaded mounting hole and includes a ball joint accessory shoe mount and a removable sun hood.
Front Panel Buttons
You can apply function shortcuts to the Up/Down/Left/Right buttons. Shortcuts include safe area, center marker, color bar, volume bar, histogram, peaking, zebra, false color, monochrome, freeze, camera mode, horizontal flip, vertical flip, zoom, dot-to-dot, and scan mode.
Image Evaluation Tools
Peaking highlights the sharpest (most in focus) areas of the image with a color outline. Both the peaking color (red, yellow, blue, white) and sensitivity (off, high, low, high light) can be adjusted in the monitor's menu system.
A real-time exposure tool that indicates when subjects or parts of the frame are outside of the exposure threshold. The zebra pattern will appear on the parts of the image that have reached or exceeded the brightness level you set (70 or 100IRE) to warn provide a visual indication that the area is overexposed and in danger of clipping.
False Color provides under/over luminance warning by presenting the image as a series of color values representing exposure.
Histogram provides a graphic depiction of how many pixels in your image are at each level between black and white. This provides you exposure information so you can objectively judge how much of your image is clipping, falling into the shadows, or being captured faithfully.
Using the 1/4"-20 threaded mounting hole on the bottom of the monitor, you can mount the monitor to your camera's accessory shoe using the included ball joint mount.
Flexible Battery System
Compatible with Sony NP-F, NP-FM/QM type batteries. with an optional power adapter, you can power the monitor and simultaneously charge an optional battery connected to the monitor.
Safe Area Guides
The VS-3 includes the following selectable guides Off/70%/80%/90%/1.33:1/1.66:1/1.85:1/2.35:1
LCD Size 7"
Viewing Angle H/V: 170° / 170°
Resolution Native: 1024 x 600
Supports: 1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Brightness 400 nit
Color Temperature User
Input and Output Connectors Video Input
HDMI: 1 x HDMI
YPbPr: 3 x BNC (1 x component input)
Composite: 1 x RCA jack
HDMI: 1 x HDMI (loop-through)
2 x RCA jack (L/R pair)
1 x Speaker
1 x 3.5mm jack
Mounting 1 x 1/4"-20 threaded mounting hole
Power Requirements 7 to 12 VDC
Power Consumption ≤11 W
Power Connectors Battery: Sony F970/F550/NP-FM500H compatible
Coax: Pin positive
Temperature & Humidity Operating
-4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
-22 to 158°F / -30 to 70°C
30 to 80%
Dimensions (WxHxD) 7.2 x 5.4 x 0.9" / 182 x 138 x 23 mm
Weight 13 oz / 368 g
Enjoy Consistent Images from Any Perspective
V-Screen VS-3 uses an IPS panel, which provides a wide 170°/170° viewing angle and brightness output of up to 400nit. This means you’ll be able to see accurate, consistent and bright images from any point of view. Anti-Reflection Multi-Coating
The VS-3 has multiple layers of anti-reflective coating inside the screen to improve its reproduction of true colors. This coating also protects the screen from water and fingerprints, allowing it to perform superbly for outdoor shooting. Prompt & Precise Focus-Assisting Functions
The VS-3 features Peaking and Highlight focus assisting functions. Use these tools to make sure your focus is always dead on. Find the Perfect Exposure
The VS-3 gives you three functions, including False-color, Zebra-marking and Histogram, so you’ll always be able to find exposure levels regardless of your shooting conditions. See the true data captured in your image clearly even when shooting in extremely bright sunlight. Monitor Picture and Audio Levels Simultaneously
Check audio levels in realtime on the monitor while watching the picture. The audio bars are color-marked green, yellow and red to help users watch for clipping and low recording levels. Beautiful, Brilliant Colors
With an advanced pre-calibrated display, the V-Screen VS-3 shows colors just as they are. What you see is what you get! Supports Multiple Types of Input
The V-Screen VS-3 supports AV/Video and HDMI signal inputs up to 1080p 60fps. Daisy-Chain Live Displays
The V-Screen VS-3 has both HDMI in and out plug-ins, allowing it to not only display live signals, but also send them out to other monitors simultaneously. It’s the ability to display live picture on multiple displays at once while still maintaining the original video quality.