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  • Sony LMD-A170

Sony LMD-A170

  • Brand: Sony
  • Product Code: LMD-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
Backlight Technology LED
Display Technology LCD
Image Aspect Ratio 16:9 and 4:3
Native Aspect Ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Screen Size 16.5 inch measured diagonally
General Specifications
Dimensions (W x H x D) 16 5/8 wide x 12 1/4 tall x 6 1/2 deep (with stand)
16 5/8 wide x 11 3/8 tall x 2 7/8 deep (without stand)
On-Screen Display Menus, Tally, In Monitor Display, Video Format
Rack Mount Optional MB-L17 Rack Kit
Weight 10 lbs. 13 oz. without handle
Input Formats
Composite NTSC or PAL
Digital RGB 720p, 1080i, and 1080p
Digital Y Pb Pr 720p, 1080i, and 1080p
Digital Y R-Y B-Y 525 line or 625 line
Misc Features
Multiple Language Display Yes
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 42 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-in Production Video LCD Monitor  


End-Users who purchase a LMD-A170 qualify for a $125.00 Instant Rebate
September 30, 2019

The LMDA series professional monitors combine slim, lightweight, lower power consumption with an easily portable design. The new LMD-A170 17-Inch has a new low latency automatic I/P conversion, on screen tally and yoke mounting screw holes just like the new PVMA series Trimaster monitors. These new designs deliver more flexibility and ease of use for live program production, on set and broadcast truck applications. The LMDA170 will have the newest Software V1.1 that will be out in July 2014. •Camera and lens metadata display, •Picture & Picture display, •2048 x 1080 display with shift functions and much more. Sony also has re-engineered their entire design, from the chassis to the IPS LCD panel, 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 LMD A170 new software V1.1 will consist of •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
The LMDA170 does not come with Rack mount, please see accessories.

• Superb picture quality and stable color reproduction 17, 22 and 24 inch picture size displays (viewable area measured diagonally) Precision imaging achieved using high resolution LCD panels •LMDA170 offers 1920 x 1080 pixel display •LMDA220 offers 1920 x 1080 pixel display •LMDA240 offers WUXGA 1920 x 1200 Pixel display Multiple color gamut display (SMPTE C, EBU, ITU-R BT709 and Native)
• New video processing engine with better image accuracy 
• Internal Waveform monitor with zoom and line select features 
• Internal Vectorscope with zoom 
• Both EIA/CEA 608/ 708 digital closed caption decoder 
• Monitor any of the 16 audio channels on the SDI input 
• Focus assist with adjustable colored edging 
• Time code display 
• Uses the same control system as the PVM 741, PVM 1741A, and PVM 2541A 7 “F” key design for instant access to menu selections
• 3G/HDSDI/SDI, HDMI, and composite inputs 
• Multi format input signal support including 480i, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p 
• Frame rates from 23.98 to 60 Both Ethernet and parallel remote control
• Embedded audio decoding and display 
• Lighted Control Panel 
• 12 VDC power input on the PVMA170