NAB 2015: Blackmagic Design Video Assist – $495 5″ monitor recorder

By Newsshooter.com contributor Elliot Smith

The Blackmagic Video Assist is a five-inch 1920×1080 touchscreen LCD monitor that takes a feed via SDI or HDMI and also records ProRes 4:2:2 to an SD card.

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It’s a crowded market for small monitors but the Video Assist offers a crisp image, flexible input and recording options and crucially, should offer good value at $495 when it is available in July.

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