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  • Sony PVM-A170

Sony PVM-A170

  • Brand: Sony
  • Product Code: PVM-A170
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Audio Amp 1.0 watts
Demod from SDI Input Yes
Mono/Stereo Both
Speakers in Chassis Yes
Computer Formats
1280 x 1024 HDMI Input
1280 x 768 HDMI Input
1360 x 768 HDMI Input
640 x 480 HDMI Input
Contol Inputs
8 pin RJ 45 Parallel Yes
Network Yes
Remote Control Optional BKM 15R and/or BKM 16R
Digital Inputs
HDSDI (SMPTE 292M) Yes and twin SMPTE 425M 3G with active loop through
SDI (SMPTE 259M) Yes
Display Technology Super Top Emission OLED
Image Aspect Ratio 16:9 and 4:3
Native Aspect Ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Screen Size 16.5 inches measured diagonally
General Specifications
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17 1/4 wide x 11 7/8 tall x 6 1/2 deep (with stand)
17 1/4 wide x 10 3/4 tall x 2 5/8 deep (without stand)
On-Screen Display Menus, Tally, Flicker Free On/Off, and Video Format
Rack Mount Optional MB-P17 rack Kit
Weight 9 lbs. 4 oz. without handle
Input Formats
Composite NTSC or PAL
Digital RGB 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Digital Y Pb Pr 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Digital Y R-Y B-Y 525 line or 625 line
On-Screen Display
Audio Level Indicator Displayed as stereo pairs or individual mono channels. Up to 16 channels can be selected.
EIA 608 Closed Caption Yes
EIA 708 Closed Caption Yes
Waveform Monitor Yes with line select and zoom functions
Operating Conditions
Operating Humidity 30% to 85% non-condensing
Operating Temperature 32F to 95F
Storage Temperature -4F to +140F
Power Requirements
Battery power Yes
DC Power 12VDC
Internal or External Power supply Internal
Power Consumption 60 watts
Power Requirements 100 to 240VAC
Video Image Formats
1080 23.98P SDI & HDMI
1080 23.98Psf SDI Only
1080 24P SDI & HDMI
1080 24Psf SDI Only
1080 60P SDI & HDMI
1080 60i SDI & HDMI
480 60i Composite, SDI & HDMI
576 50i Composite, SDI & HDMI
720P 50 or 60Hz SDI & HDMI


October 2017
Sony is pleased to introduce PVM-A250/A170 & LMD-A240/A220/A170 VERSION 2.0 FIRMWARE. Free of charge .
New features will include
4K Production Enhancement
– Color space: ITU-R BT.2020/DCI-P3/S-Gamut 3.cine
– EOTF: 2.6/S-Log3(SDR)/S-Log2(SDR)
– 2SI Payload ID support
Graphics Application Enhancement
– Color space: Adobe RGB, sRGB
– Color temperature: D50
Shopping Channel Enhancement
– Flexible area marker
On-set Monitoring Enhancement
– Sync-Free Side by side
– False color
– Audio muting
17-inch Professional OLED Picture Monitor  



End-Users who purchase a PVM-A170 qualify for a $100.00 Instant Rebate
Expires March 31, 2019

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The Trimaster EL PVM series monitor is the PVMA170. The PVMA 170 professional OLED monitors combine slim, lightweight and easily portable designs with the technology’s proven advantages of high color accuracy, contrast and picture quality. The PVM-A170, 17-inch is the industry’s lightest with a 40 percent reduction in depth and weight compared to previous Sony models. This new designs delivers more flexibility and ease of use for live program production, on set and broadcast truck applications.The PVMA170 will have the newest Software V1.1 will be out in July 2014. •Camera and lens metadata display, •Picture & Picture display, •2048 x 1080 display with shift functions and much more. The PVMA170 also has a new re-engineered design, from the chassis to the OLED panel module’s structure to the signal processing board, using new advanced material and parts. The result is a savings in space and weight which directly affect’s logistical expenses. This Model DOES NOT come with Mounting Brackets - SOLD separately

The PVM A170 new software features in v1.1 •Camera and lens metadata display •Picture & Picture display including oWipe mode (like BVM E) oAuto SDI switching for camera matching oSide by side display oBlending oDifference display •2048 x 1080 display with shift functions and Normal/Native display •Dual Link inputs •New Markers oGrid display oCenter marker •Anamorphic display o1.3 to 2.39 and 2.1 to 2.39 •Flip function for low angle use with steadycam rigs oFlip H, Flip V, Flip H&V •Chroma up function for camera black balance adjustment •DC low power indicator (flashing power LED indicator) •5 user presets •Password lock •User reset for rental companies •New power on settings oLast memory oUser preset oDefault •New f Key assignment shortcut •Functioning Auto white balance •Operation time display •Line doubler mode for checking field dominance •AFD (active format description) switches aspect ratio according to metadata •On screen tally at the bottom of the screen selection
Does not come with Wall mount or protection panel - see accessories.

• The PVM-A250 (25-inch) and PVM-A170 (17-inch)monitors achieve the industry-leading lightweight and slim body* - PVM-A250 weighs 6.1 kg and PVM-A170 weighs 4.2 kg, and approx. 40 %thinner than the previous PVM 41 series models.  
• The PVM-A250 and PVM-A170 incorporate the TRIMASTER EL OLED panel, and offer the industry-leading wide viewing angles in the professional flat panel market. And it enables group monitoring – for example, video engineers or colorists can view the display properly from many different angles – and hence allows more efficient content creation activities. 
• New Design Innovation of the PVM-A250 and PVM-A170, high-class appearance design with double coated paint finish and sharp edges of their enclosure. 
• Optional Protection Kit - These accessories pack an AR-coated protection panel for each 25-inch and 17-inch and corner bumpers to protect from scratching and hitting. 
• Superb picture quality and stable color reproduction 17 and 25 inch picture size displays (viewable area measured diagonally) Precision imaging achieved using high resolution OLED panels •PVMA170 offers 1920 x 1080 pixel display •PVMA170 offers 1920 x 1080 pixel display 
• New video processing engine with better image accuracy •Internal Waveform monitor with zoom and line select features •Internal Vectorscope with zoom •Both EIA 608 analog and EIA 708 digital closed caption decoder