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Panasonic BT-LH1850

Panasonic BT-LH1850
  • Panasonic BT-LH1850
  • Panasonic BT-LH1850
  • Panasonic BT-LH1850
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The 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 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.

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).

Product Specification
Size 18.5 inch
Resolution 1366 x 768 (WXGA)
Panel Type LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Color Approx. 16,770,000 colors
Viewing Angle 170° horizontal, 160° vertical (contrast > 10:1)
Input Connector SDI x2:
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 x1: 1 line, Type A terminal, HDCP supported, Embedded audio supported, VIERA link not supported
DVI-I x1: Single link
Stereo audio x2: Pin jack
GPI x1: 9 pin D-sub 1 line
RS-232C x1: 9 pin D-sub 1 line
RS-485 x1: RJ-45 1 line
Headphones x1: Stereo mini jack M3 32 Ω Level adjustable
Output Connector SDI x1: 1 line, switched out
RS-485 x1: RJ-45 1 line
Power Requirements AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
DC 12V 4-pin XLR (11-17V)
Weight Including tilt stand: 15.43 lbs (7 kg)
Not including tilt stand: 12.35 lbs (5.6 kg)