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Convergent Designs Odyssey7Q+

Major Firmware Update for Odyssey Monitor/Recorders Now Available for Download

Just a heads up folks! Recently, Convergent Design released a major firmware update for their Odyssey line of monitor/recorders. Support for third-party SSDs has been added, many functionality improvements, and a lot of bug fixes. Here is a rundown of all of the Odyssey firmware update details: click here to […]

Convergent Designs Odyssey7Q+

Odyssey7Q+ Now Includes 256GB SSD, Prices Slashed on Odyssey SSDs, Samsung SSDs Qualified

Convergent Design has announced a major revamp of SSD support and prices. This revamp will lower costs dramatically for those using the Odyssey7Q+, Odyssey7Q and the Odyssey7 monitor/recorders. The Odyssey7Q+ will now ship with media included as well as additional accessories. The prices on all three models of Odyssey SSDs […]

Slow Motion Video with the Sony PXW-FS7

This past weekend I got together with Mark L, one of our account execs., and shot this slow motion video using one of our rental Sony PXW-FS7 cameras and a Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q external recorder.  We encountered some challenges with lighting and exposing the shot for 240 frames per […]

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Sony PXW-FS7 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

NOTE: This page is no longer the current FS7 FAQ Page.  It automatically redirects to : http://zsyst.com/sony-fs7-frequently-asked-questions-sony-fs7-faq/ 4/28/15 Update: Since publishing, Sony has released firmware update 2.0 for the PXW-FS7. For all the details regarding the firmware update, please visit us here. Thank you. Please note that this is in no […]

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Odyssey 7Q -Now More Affordable! and a 4K ProRes Rumor

For a very limited time the Odyssey 7Q can be purchased for $1795.00 (while supplies last.) Also there is a rumor that soon and for free Convergent Design will be offering 4K Pro Res recording up to 30 fps. The word on the inter-street is that it is due out […]

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Convergent Design Odyssey7

Convergent Design is now beginning to ship their Odyssey7. The Odyssey7 is a monitor/recorder designed for on-camera use. The monitor features a 1280×800 OLED touchscreen with true blacks and accurate colors. Monitor functions include advanced Image Analysis Tools for exposure and focus, such as Waveform, Histogram, False Color, Focus Assist […]

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Better Images with the Sony PMW-F3: How to Shoot & Edit with LOG and RGB

Give your productions expanded dynamic range and color depth …without going back to school. The Sony PMWF3 (having been out for over a year now) has really taken off as a cost effective, proven camera for a high quality cine-style production workflow. The robust set of outputs coupled with the […]

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