The Odyssey7Q+ from Convergent Design is an integrated monitor/recorder, featuring HD/2K/UHD/4K recording via SDI and HDMI, along with RAW, uncompressed DPX and Apple ProRes 422 (HQ). It replaces the Odyssey7Q, expanding on the 7Q’s capabilities, while maintaining its functionality and performance.
- HD/2K/UHD/4K recording
- 4K/UHD capture over HDMI or SDI
- SDI Single/Dual/Quad Link
- RAW to Apple ProRes Conversion
- 4K/UHD -> 2K/HD conversion
- Intuitive touchscreen interface
A professional 7.7″ OLED 1280×800 8-bit monitor with 4100:1 contrast and true blacks, the Odyssey7Q+ features comprehensive and professional monitoring tools, including Waveform, RGB Parade, Focus Assist, False Color, Zebras, 1:1 Pixel, Vectorscope, Histogram and LUT support.
Firmware v2016.01 adds dual-4K, Quad-1080p60, 4K60p and 6G-SDI Support.
Recording options must be purchased or rented by the user from the Convergent Design website and will be available 24/7. Compressed recording options will be included as standard.
An iPhone/Android app can be used for remote control and status. For recording, Odyssey7Q+ requires proprietary SSD media.
Every Odyssey7Q+ comes with 1 FREE 256GB SSDs.
The Odyssey7Q+ is able to record more formats and signal types than any other recorder in the world. Included in the Odyssey7Q+ is Apple ProRes recording in HD/2K up to 60p and UHD/4K up to 30p. Also included is Uncompressed DPX video recording in HD/2K in 10/12-bit up to 60p.
The Odyssey RAW Bundle is an upgrade that allows recording of ARRIRAW (ALEXA), Canon Cinema RAW (C500) Sony FS RAW (FS7/FS700), POV RAW (IO Industries, Indiecam) and CION RAW (Available with upcoming firmware release). FS RAW and Canon Cinema RAW also feature the ability to convert RAW signals into virtually-lossless Apple ProRes video files. Canon RAW, ARRIRAW and POV RAW are each available for daily rental at $99/day. Additional recording formats will be added via firmware releases.
Odyssey7Q+ is capable of capturing 2K/HD up to 240fps for incredible slow-mo footage from camera systems such as the Sony FS700. See the Odyssey RAW Bundle page for more information.
With upcoming firmware releases Odyssey7Q+ and Odyssey7Q will be upgradeable to Dual-Stream recording of two simultaneous 1080p signals via dual SDI connections or a combination of HDMI and SDI.
Shortly after the Dual-Stream Record Option Upgrade is introduced we will be introducing a Multi-Stream Record Option Upgrade which will enable the recording of up to four simultaneous 1080p signals. Files will be recorded as Apple ProRes MOV files, including a live-switch file and an edit decision list (EDL) in an XML file. Both options will be available as paid upgrades through our online store.
The Odyssey7Q+ features a 7.7” OLED screen with 1280×800 resolution. The OLED display provides true blacks and accurate colors. A full complement of image analysis tools include a waveform (luma or RGB parade), a histogram (luma or RGB parade), zebra, programmable False Color, Pixel Zoom with finger drag, a three-mode Focus Assist and LUTs.
The included LUTs provide proper viewing of the LOG and RAW modes available from numerous popular cameras, with programmable LUTs coming in the future. These tools are controlled by the easy to use touchscreen interface and are available to view on the OLED or optionally on the SDI and HDMI video outputs of the Odyssey7Q+.
View up to four HD video signals at once as a quad-split screen, or live-switch between inputs. Great for multi-camera shoots and live streaming.
All formats are available for immediate playback directly on the Odyssey7Q+. Full deck controls or tablet-style touchscreen scrubbing through clips makes playback quick and easy. On ProRes files, clip markers are available to quickly pinpoint important material. Image Analysis Tools are also available in Play Mode.
Video or RAW files are recorded to fast and reliable Odyssey SSDs, available in 256G, 512G and 1TB sizes. Two SSD slots allow for extended record times and high dataload recording.
Use Odyssey7Q+ as a monitor today on any modern camera. Add an Odyssey SSD and the Odyssey7Q+ is ready to record. When shooting with a RAW output camera, Record Options can be purchased off the website at any time. Firmware updates continue to expand and refine the capabilities of the Odyssey7Q+
Clever design and a magnesium alloy case keeps the Odyssey7Q+ to just over 1lb (560g). The Odyssey7Q+ consumes 8-19W depending on mode, can run on anything from 6.5-34v, and has no fans or venting to make noise or let in the elements.