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Convergent Design Odyssey7Q

The Odyssey7Q combines Convergent Design's knowledge and experience

of both broadcast and cinematography recorders, while adding the capabilities of a high-end professional monitor.
Odyssey7Q is a brilliant 7.7" OLED monitor with 3400:1 contrast and true blacks. The 1280x800 monitor has comprehensive monitoring tools, and an iPhone/Android app for remote control and status.
Add Options to your Odyssey7Q, including ARRIRAW, Canon C500 4K Raw, Sony FS700 Raw, Multi-Stream HD and more; purchase a full-license, or simply RENT options on a daily basis, and industry first! Odyssey's unique dual SSD architecture, coupled with 512GB SSD media, gives you long record times and redundant recording options.

7Q With 1 256 GB Drive: $240 /day
With 2 256 GB Drives: $280 /day

OLED Technology

Extremely accurate color and contrast with true inky blacks and brilliant whites. This is an image trustworthy of designing lighting and setting exposure.


Odyssey's capacitive touch screen compliments the intuitive user interface. No need to fumble through unlabled function buttons, lengthy menus, or scrolling. All information is literally at your fingertip!


Conveniently built into the unit, easily convert signals and output to HDMI or multiple SDI ports.


Focus Assist, Zebras, False Color, Waveform, Histogram, Image Flip, LUTs, Output Tools to External Monitor.


ARRI, Canon, Sony, future: support for ASC CDL LUTs


Monitor up to four HD video signals, viewed all at once in quad-split and live switch between signals, complete with an edit decision list (EDL).


Display the monitor-out (viewfinder data) on the OLED while recording a clean video signal. Available when using the Sony F3, Sony FS700, Canon C500 and ARRI Alexa cameras.

4K to HD

Not only does Odyssey 7Q support recording formats from HD to 4K raw, it also has a uniquely engineered feature for FS700 to convert 4K realtime to record and HD image. Get the absolute BEST HD quality you can get!


Two SSD’s allow for longer record capacity; more than any other recorder.

Your Cameras best Friend

Display 7.7" OLED, 1280x800, RGB 8-bit panel, ~ 16 million colors, wide gamut, 3400:1 contrast, 176° viewing, true blacks
SDI Video I/O HD-SDI/3G support: Single/Dual link, 2-inputs, 2-outputs, 2 Bi-Directional (can be inputs or outputs), Full-size BNCs
HDMI Video I/O HDMI I/O Version 1.4a support, up to 1080p30 422 8-bit
LUT Support ARRI Log-C, Canon C-Log, Sony S-Log, S-Log2, S-Log3 LUTs (No Custom LUT Support)
Focus Assist Video + Edges (Peaking), Edges Only, Enhanced Edges, user choice of color: Red, Green, or Blue
Zebras Currently one programmable level, future two programmable levels
False Color False color with 5 programmable levels
Waveform Monitor Luma only, RGB Parade, Red only, Blue only, Green only
Histogram Luma only, RGB Parade, Red only, Blue only, Green only
Vectorscope** Future: Color Vectorscope with 2X zoom
Pixel Zoom 1:1 and 2:1 Image Magnification with frame drag
OLED Frame Reference Vertical Auto-Flip (defeatable), Aspect Ratio Guides
Digital Audio I/O** 8-channel embedded audio (48KHz, 24-bit) (2 channel initially, 8-channel via future firmware update)
Analog Audio I/O** 3.5mm stereo headphone output, Future: 3.5mm stereo unbalanced input up to -10db
Remote and Timecode RS-232 I/O (future), programmable GPIO (future). Timecode: LTC I/O (BNC) or embedded SDI / HDMI (HDMI future)
User Interface Capacitive Touchscreen, Two mechanical keys
DC Power Input 6.5 to 34 VDC with built-in reverse polarity protection; locking power connector, built-in power switch
Power Draw 8 Watts (monitor only), 9-12 Watts (simultaneous monitor/record mode)
Weight and Size 560 grams / 1.2 lbs., 7.9" x 6.1" x 1.0" (200 x 155 x 25 mm), -10 to +40°C (Operating), -20 to +70°C (Storage)
Onion Skinning** Future: Overlay pre-recorded still frame on live video with opacity slider
View Monitor Out** Record Clean Video Future: Display the monitor-out (viewfinder data) on the OLED while recording a clean video signal. Available when using the SONY F3, SONY FS700, CANON C500 and ARRI Alexa cameras.
Record Triggers Touchscreen, SDI record trigger (ARRI, CANON, PANASONIC, RED, SONY), Timecode, Future: Optional remote control cable**
Recording SSD Media Convergent Design SSDs with power-loss protection, in 256GB and 512GB sizes, 420Mb/sec write, 500Mb/sec read speed, compatible with USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt Adapters. SSDs and adapters sold separately.
Recording Formats
(base Odyssey7Q)
Compressed formats: 1080p 10-bit YCC 422 up to 60 fps, Future**: 1080p RGB 12-bit 444 up to 60fps Uncompressed formats: 1080p RGB 10/12-bit 444 up to 60fps

** Available in the future via a free firmware update.
All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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