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Panasonic BT-LH1850 18.5" High-Performance HD/SD LCD Widescreen Monitor, 1366x768 Resolution, Color Audio Level Meter

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About the Panasonic BT-LH1850

The Panasonic BT-LH1850 is an 18.5" high-performance HD/SD LCD production monitor with full 1366 x 768 resolution and impression new features including an HD and SD closed caption display, vectorscope, waveform monitor for R/G/B signals, an RS-485 serial remote and an eco-friendly panel with mercury-free LED backlight that provides remarkably low-power consumption, (22W, representing a more than a 50% reduction from the prior LH series model). With HD and HDMI connectivity, the versatile LH1850 also offers a 3D look-up table (LUT), which produces faithful color hues and smooth gradation, together with quick-response motion images.

The WXGA-resolution LH1850 delivers the professional features and outstanding price-to-performance users have come to expect from a Panasonic LH-Series monitor. And now Panasonic adds additional versatility in the LH1850, including the ability to view any camera source with an HD/SD SDI or HDMI output and the display of HD and SD closed captioning.

The LH1850's 3D-LUT with 6-pole color correction includes a look-up table for each signal level and applies 10-bit image processing to each RGB color to balance the six coordinate axes of the three primary colors (RGB) and their complementary colors (CMY), resolving color drifting at low light levels and keeping colors vividly natural. It also delivers an array of additional features necessary in demanding broadcast and production environments, including setting for gradation and selectable color temperature of 9300 K/6500 K/5600 K, or 3000 K to 9300 K.

Using SD SDI or video input, the LH1850 can display closed captions and supports both the EIA/CEA-708 HD-SDI and the EIA/CEA-608 SD-SDI closed captioning standards and can display up to eight windows simultaneously. Like the monitor's waveform monitoring display function, the LH1850's vectorscope can now display all lines of the SDI input signal (Y/R/G/B). Various markers can be displayed in both 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios, including aspect (4:3, 13:9, 14:9, CNSCO 2.39, CNSCO 2.35, 2:1 and VISTA in 16:9 mode), safe area and center. A simple cross hatch overlay can be displayed to check the tilt of the camera. The monitor's Pixel-to-Pixel function displays inputted video without any resizing and a still frame display function can freeze a frame and display it as a sub-screen. The color audio level meter displays the input level of embedded audio and a Time Code display shows the value of the VITC, LTC or UB time code.

The LH1850 incorporates diverse video inputs and remote terminals to realize superb operability in a system configuration. Two SDI inputs (SDI1/SDI2) with an automatic HD/SD switching function are standard and support embedded audio. A next-generation HD Link is featured to allow high-quality connection of a wide range of digital HD products with an HDMI terminal, such as blu-ray/DVD players. Digital and analog DVI-I (Single Link) input is also provided.

Its RS-485 Serial Remote permits up to 32 monitors to be connected in a loop-through configuration, each of which can be designated and controlled by a distinct ID number. TSL commands allow text display (8 alphanumeric characters) and tally indication. The monitor also supports unique Panasonic commands (equivalent to RS-232C).

Panasonic BT-LH1850 Includes

  • Panasonic BT-LH1850 18.5 High-Performance HD/SD LCD Widescreen Monitor
  • Power Cord
  • Tilt Stand
  • Screws (12)
  • Panasonic 1 Year Warranty

Panasonic BT-LH1850 Features

  • 1,366 x 768 (WXGA)
  • Eco friendly with a LED backlight
  • HD/SD-SDI x 2 with switched output
  • HDMI and HD/SDI-CC
  • Pixel to Pixel Mapping
  • Mono mode
  • RGB-WFM Vector scope
  • Color audio level meter
  • RS-485 IMD remote
  • Worldwide 59.94 Hz /50Hz compatibility
  • Two-channel analog audio (pin jacks x2)
  • Embedded audio via the SDI and HDMI input
  • Audio monitoring via built-in speakers and headphone output
  • Markers and Blue-only display
  • H/V delay display
  • Various color adjustments
  • Customizable function keys
  • Calibration hardware interface for chroma and luma
  • GPI remote control terminal
  • Cine-gamma Film-Rec compensation function
  • Standard tilt stand, tally lamps and Key Lock function
  • Standard screw holes for mounting
  • Quiet operation (No cooling fan)
  • Integrated power supply
  • Operates on AC or DC power

Panasonic BT-LH1850 Specifications

Panel Size 47 cm (18.5 inches) (Effective display area)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Resolution 1,366 pixels x 768 pixels (WxGA)
Display colors Approx. 16,770,000 colors
View Angle 170deg. horizontal, 160deg. vertical (contrast > 10:1)
Video Input 1 input, BNC x 1
SDI Input 2 inputs, BNC x 2
SMPTE274/296M/259M-C/ITU-R BT.656-4 standard
Embedded Audio supported
HD SDI: SMPTE299M standard, 48 kHz, synchronous, 8 CH
SD SDI: SMPTE272M standard, 48 kHz, synchronous, 4 CH
HDMI Input 1 line, HDMI x 1 (Type A terminal), HDCP supported, Embedded Audio supported, VIERA Link not supported
DVI-I Input 1 input (single link)
Audio input Pin jack x 2 (stereo)
Input Signal Level 0.31 Vrms
Video Output 1 line, BNC x 1 (through-out)
SDI Output 1 line, BNC x 1 (switched out)
GPI 1 line, D-SUB, 9 pins x 1
RS-232C 1 line, D-SUB, 9 pins x 1
RS-485 1 line, RJ-45 x 2 (input, output)
Headphones Stereo mini jack M3 x 1, 32 Ohms, level adjustable
Speaker Output Monaural 0.5 W
Tally Output (Display) Red, Green, Amber
Power Supply AC 100 V - 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz/DC 12V (11V-17V)
Power Consumption AC 0.30 A - 0.15 A/DC 1.8 A
Operating Temperature 5deg.C to 35deg.C (41 deg.F to 95 deg.F)
Operating Humidity 20% to 80 % (no condensation)
Storage Temperature -20 deg.C to 60 deg.C (-4 deg.F to 140 deg.F )
Dimensions (W x H x D) With tilt stand: 479 mm x 390.7 mm x 240 mm/18.85 x 15.38 x 9.44"
Without tilt stand: 479 mm x 339 mm x 76.5 mm/18.85 x 13.34 x 3.01"
Weight 7.0 kg (15.43 lb) (including tilt stand)
5.6 kg (12.35 lb) (monitor only not including tilt stand)
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