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LMD-4251TD 42-inch High Grade 3D LCD MonitorThe optimum solution for 3D Monitoring offering expert technical advice, and a free loan unitapplications while yours is repaired. Plus the peace of mind that Sony is looking after your equipment – and yourThe LMD-4251TD is a 42-inch widescreen LCD monit- business.or designed to satisfy the rapidly growing demandfrom 3D productions in the broadcast and professionalfield. FeaturesThis professional monitor incorporates a micro-polar- High Definition 1920x1080 Full HD LCD Panelizer filter attached to the LCD panel, and is supplied Delivers outstandingly crisp, high brightness and highwith circular polarizer 3D glasses. Wearing these contrast images.lightweight 3D glasses, users can enjoy smooth, unin-terrupted viewing of multiple monitors. High Purity Colour Filters The LMD-4251TD uses precisely manufactured RGBThe LMD-4251TD inherits the proven technology and colour filters, allowing the reproduction of colours withfeatures of the widely respected 2D LCD monitor, the stunning depth and saturation to create highly naturalhigh grade LMD-4250W. The LMD-4251TD can also images.display 2D pictures. 3D Circular-polarizer SystemKey features of this monitor are Sony’s highly ac-claimed, unique ChromaTRU colour matching techno- The LMD-4251TD adopts a 3D micro polarizer filter at-logy and a Full-HD (1920 x 1080) resolution profes- tached to the LCD panel, and is supplied with circular-sional LCD panel with an excellent wide viewing polarizer glasses. In this system, the right and leftangle. Full digital 10-bit processing adds to the signals are sorted into odd lines and even lines re-already impressive array of specifications, delivering spectively. The right and left images delivered fromsmooth greyscale and colour transitions. the LCD panel are circular polarized in different direc- tions through the micro-polarizer filter and the pat-The LMD-4251TD can accept various source of 3D sig- terned retarder. Each right and left image can then benal format such as 3D on 3G, Dual stream left and viewed by the corresponding right and left circular-right, Field sequential and side-by-side HD-SDI as polarizer filter glass.well as DVI-D line interleave (line by line) mode. Anew set of 3D features have also been added to the Unique Lightweight Circular-polarizer 3D Glassesmonitor to help the user to manage the 3D effects Sony BKM-30G circular-polarizer glasses are designedwith efficiency. The BKM-250TG board is required to for the 3D production operator’s convenience, and op-display these features. timized for both LMD 3D monitors.Entirely at home in broadcast, OB, production, post- 3D display feature – Horizontal Flipproduction and corporate environments, the When a half-mirror type of rig is used, either the leftLMD-4251TD accepts a wide variety of PC and ana- or right signal may be reversed horizontally. The Fliplogue video formats and optional decoder boards are H function turns the reversed image to the normalavailable for Standard and High Definition digital view. This is helpful because the user can refer dir-video display. ectly to the rig camera, achieving a simple and cost- saving system.All LMD Monitors come supplied with a 2-yearPrimeSupport contract which offers unique extra ser- 3D display feature – Disparity Simulationvices and benefits for added peace of mind. Either the left or right signal phase (or both phases) of a 3D image can be shifted horizontally. In this way,This product comes with the full PrimeSupport pack- users can simulate the amount of 3D image parallax,age. That’s fast, hassle-free repairs, a helpline and can judge whether the camera rig should be www.pro.sony.eu/monitors 1
LMD-4251TDadjusted on location or whether it would be better to 3D left and right signals can be handled through aadjust the parallax later during the post-production single HD-SDI cable with a 3Gbs data rate.process. Multi-Format Signal Support - up to 3G SDI Input3D display feature – Horopter Check LMD-4251TD can accept almost any SD or HD videoThis function helps users to perceive the subtle differ- format, both analogue and digital. Includes NTSC,ence of depth between different objects placed on the PAL, component, RGB, Y/C, 480/60i, 575/50i, 480/3D screen surface. 60p, 576/50p, 1080/50i, 1080/60i, 1080/50p, 1080/ 60p, 720/50p, 720/60p, 1080/24psf, 1080/25psf,3D display feature – Checker Board 1080/24p, 1080/25p, 1080/30p and PC signals fromLeft and right input signals are displayed in a grid pat- VGA to Full-HD.tern on screen – divided into 9 blocks vertically and16 blocks horizontally. By comparing adjacent im- Signal Interface Optionsages, users can recognise a difference in brightness The monitor can accept up to two optional videoand colour setting of the left and right images, and boards for additional video analogue or digital inputsthus easily adjust the camera’s white balance and iris (HD/SD SDI). Note that the new LMD-4251TD is com-settings. patible with current decoder boards. For the variety of 3D display functions, the BKM-250TG is mandatory.3D display feature – L/R SwitchLeft and right signals can be swapped in a moment Computer Input Frequencieswithout inserting black frames, simply by manually The LMD-4251TD monitor is factory preset to acceptpushing a function key. This instant-swap capability 32 typical computer input signal frequencies.enables users to compare whole images and check forany sense of incongruity or for unnatural images. Selectable Scan Size and Aspect Ratio (2D Mode) Over-scan and Normal-scan as well as full scan is3D display feature – Payload ID Display available, and aspect ratio can be switched betweenChannel-assign information about the payload ID data 16:9 and 4:3.of input signals is displayed on the menu screen. Thistells users how the left and right channels are as- Multiple-Language On-Screen Displaysigned in the menu. English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Japanese and Chinese.Colour TemperatureColour temperatures of 9300k,6500k, or a user preset Advanced Video Markersvalue can be selected. The LMD-4251TD monitor can display various area markers, including a centre marker, aspect markers,Accurate and Repeatable Colour Reproduction and a safety zone marker. These flexible marker con-ChromaTRU technology ensures close CRT colour ac- trols, together with the choice of many different as-curacy and gamma matching throughout the product’s pect markers, make the LMD-4251TD monitor ex-life and delivers consistent colour temperature across tremely convenient display devices for a variety ofthe entire greyscale range. Both control characterist- shooting scenarios - from standard video acquisitionics also assure extremely tight colour matching to digital cinematography.between different model samples. Three settings areavailable to simulate EBU, SMPTE and ITU-709 colour Three Colour Tallyreproduction. The LMD-4251TD comes equipped with a tally lamp that can be lit via a parallel remote connector. TheWhite Balance Calibration Function status of the signal displayed on the monitor can beThe LMD-4251TD employs software based white bal- identified by the tally colour - red, green, or amber.ance calibration function, which is calledLMD_AutoWhiteBalance. Combined with a PC and Smart APA (Auto Pixel Alignment) for Computercommercially available calibration tool - X-Rite i1Pro - Inputthis function enables precise and quick adjustment of The image size can be automatically adjusted to itsthe monitor’s white balance. optimal setting with the one-touch APA key10-bit Picture Processing Remote Control OptionsDelivers smooth colour and greyscale transitions for Three connection methods are available -, parallelhigh quality video production. 8-pin, serial RJ45 Ethernet and serial RS232C links. The parallel connection allows up to 38 functions to be3G SDI Input remotely controlled.The LMD-4251TD has a 3G SDI input capability. OnSony’s montiors, the 3G SDI interface is compliant Centralised Monitor-Wall Controlwith the SMPTE 425 standard, transmitting up to Via the serial RJ45 Ethernet connector using the4:2:2/10bit 1080/60P video data using one SDI cable. BKM-16R control unit. www.pro.sony.eu/monitors 2
LMD-4251TDStereo Audio Monitoring Dual 2D/3D functionality maximises ROIThe LMD-4251TD is equipped with stereo speakers. This model not only excels in 3D, but is equipped withUp to 16 embedded digital audio channels can be de- the consistent quality, functionality, and operability –coded and routed to the speakers. Analogue audio in- essential for a 2D professional monitors. In fact, itsputs are also catered for. features are fully compatible with those of current LMD-51W Series monitors.Smart Function Key LightingThe key lighting contributes to the elegant design and Colour Quality Decisions can be made withenhances user functionality. And to increase flexibil- Confidenceity, the lighting can be switched off to eliminate any Enhanced colour gamut and innovative Sony Chro-visual disturbance when multiple displays are em- maTRU technology ensure consistent and repeatableployed for tiling purposes. colour to ITU-709, SMPTE and EBU standards and from monitor to monitor.Protected ControlsA key-inhibit switch prevents inadvertent operation Perfect for Group Viewingfrom the control panel. Sony 3D monitors have been optimised to provide a very wide viewing angle for group viewing.VESA Mounting StandardTable, wall or ceiling mounting Lifelike picture quality Ideal for BROADCAST (studio, office viewing, control room etc.), PRODUCTION (OB, monitor wall, VTR con- trol, audio monitoring etc.), POST-PRODUCTION (mid- range multi-format editing consoles), CORPORATE (high-end multi-format use) and GRAPHIC DESIGNBenefits Exceptionally Versatile Equally suited to AV or IT-based applications due to aHigh-performance Picture Quality broad range of inputs and multi-format signalThe LMD-4251TD incorporates a Full-HD (1920x1080) capabilities.LCD panel to provide Full HD resolution images. It isequipped with a high purity colour filters to provide Future Proofprecise colours. Multi-format and HD capability plus optional decoder boards will ensure that the LMD-4251TD remainsStress-free 3D Monitoring current.The LMD-4251TD incorporates a micro-polarizer filterattached to the LCD panel, and is supplied with Indoor or Outdoor Operationcircular-polarizer 3D Sony glasses. Wearing these Can be powered by AC or DC power supplies.lightweight 3D glasses, users can enjoy smooth, unin-terrupted viewing of multiple monitors and flicker-free Peace of Mind3D images. This image quality helps users to engage All LMD monitors come supplied with a 2-yearin 3D production operations with minimal stress. PrimeSupport contract which offers unique extra ser- vices and benefits.Convenient 2D/3D Display functionsThere are a variety of convenient 3D production fea- 2 years’ covertures– ideal for high-quality creative 3D production.These features are assignable to the function keys on Free telephone helpdesk support in English, German,the front panel of the LMD-4251TD, and can also be French, Italian and Spanish.assigned to an external remote control unit. Channel2D/3D mode can be selected from a function key for Collection and replacement product delivery anywhereuser convenience during 3D production work. in EU, Norway and Switzerland.Technical Specifications Picture Performance Colors Approx. 16.7 million colors Viewing angle (2D 89°/89°/89°/89° (typical) Type a-Si TFT Active Matrix LCD mode) (up/down/left/right contrast Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD) > 10:1) Effective picture size (H 930 x 523 mm (36 3/4 x 20 Vertical viewing angle 40° at a viewing distance x W) (Diagonal) 3/4 inches) (3D mode) more than 600 mm, 1067 mm (Approx. 42 crosstalk less than 7% inches) (typical) Aspect 16:9 www.pro.sony.eu/monitors 3
LMD-4251TD Input Y/C Mini DIN 4-pin (x1), Loop- through, with 75 ohms auto- Composite BNC (x1), 1.0 Vp-p ±3dB matic termination sync negative RGB, Component BNC (x3), Loop-through, Y/C Mini DIN 4-pin (x1) with 75 ohms automatic Y: 1.0 Vp-p ±3dB sync neg- termination ative, C: 0.286 Vp-p ±3dB External sync BNC (x1), Loop-through, (NTSC burst signal level), with 75 ohms automatic 0.3 Vp-p ±3dB (PAL burst termination signal level) Audio monitor out Phono jack (x2) (L, R) RGB, Component BNC (x3) Speaker (Built-in) 1.0 W + 1.0 W (stereo) RGB: 0.7 Vp-p ±3dB (Sync On Green, 0.3 Vp-p sync negative) General Component: 0.7 Vp-p ±3dB (75% chrominance standard Power requirement AC 100 V to 240 V, 50/60 color bar signal) Hz, 2.3 A to 1.1 A DVI-D DVI-D (x1) Power consumption Maximum: approx. 230 W TMDS single link (with 2 x BKM-229X) HD15 D-sub 15-pin (x1) Operating temperature 0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F) R/G/B: 0.7 Vp-p sync posit- Recommended: 20°C to ive (Sync On Green, 0.3 Vp- 30°C (68°F to 86°F) p sync negative) Operating humidity 30% to 85% (no Sync: Total level (polarity condensation) free, H/V separate sync) Storage and transport -20°C to +60°C (-4°F to Plug & Play function: corres- temperature +140°F) ponds to DDC2B Storage and transport 0% to 90% Audio Phono jack (x2) (L, R), -5 humidity dBu 47 kilohms or higher Operating, storage, and 700 hPa to 1060 hPa External sync BNC (x1) transport pressure 0.3 Vp-p to 4.0 Vp-p ± bi- polarity ternary or negative Dimensions (W x H x D) 1027 x 616 x 130 mm (40 polarity binary 1/2 x 24 3/8 x 5 1/8 inches) Option slot 2 slots Mass (with options) 23.5 kg (51 lb 13 oz) (with 2 Signal format: H: 15 kHz to x BKM-229X) 45 kHz, V: 48 Hz to 60 Hz Mass 23 kg (50 lb 11 oz) Parallel remote Modular connector 8-pin (x1) (Pin-assignable) Serial remote D-sub 9-pin (RS-232C) (x1), Supplied Accessories RJ-45 modular connector AC power cord (Ethernet) (x1) (10BASE-T/ AC plug holder 100BASE-TX) 3D glasses (including case)2 L/R labels Output Operating Instructions Composite BNC (x1), Loop-through, CD-ROM with 75 ohms automatic Using the CD-ROM Manual termination Warranty bookAccessories Monitors B K M - 220D BKM- 2 4 3 HS 4:2:2 Sdi Input Adaptor HDSDI/4:2:2 SDI Input Adaptor www.pro.sony.eu/monitors 4
LMD-4251TDOption Boards and Cables B K M - 227W BKM- 2 4 4 C C NTSC / PAL input adaptor for LMD monitors HD/SDI Closed Caption Adaptor B K M - 229X BKM- 2 5 0 T G Analogue component input adaptor for LMD 3G/HD/SD-SDI Input Adaptor monitorswww.pro.sony.eu/monitors 5