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Sony 17 inch LCD Monitor with BKM-PL17 Panel Protection Kit

code: LMD-A170/R
  • £2,494.00
  • RRP: £2,734.00
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  • 16.5" Diagonal Screen Size
  • 1920 x 1080 Native Resolution
  • Supports 1080/60p Video Signals
  • 2x 3G/HD/SD-SDI Inputs
  • SDI Inputs with Active Loop Through
  • HDMI and Composite Inputs
  • 178°/178° H/V Viewing Angle
  • Waveform, Vectorscope, Focus Peaking
  • Embedded Audio Decoding and Display
  • 12V DC Input on 4-Pin XLR

Sony LMD-A170/R (LMDA170/R, LMD/A170/R, lmd-a170/r)(BKM/PL17, BKM_PL17) 17 inch LCD Monitor with BKM-PL17 Panel Protection Kit

The monitor features an IPS LCD display with wide 178° horizontal and vertical viewing angles and provides 3G/HD/SD-SDI, HDMI, and composite inputs, which support NTSC/PAL, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p input signals with frames rates from 24p to 60p.

The monitor introduces several new features and upgrades from previous LMD series monitors, including a new low latency automatic I/P conversion, new video processing engine for improved image accuracy, on screen tally, and yoke mounting screw holes. The monitor also provides a wide range of professional monitoring features, such as built-in waveform and vectorscope, focus assist with adjustable colored peaking, time code display, and a Slog2 to Rec 709 LUT.

A built-in audio decoder lets you display up to 16 channels of embedded SDI audio. Audio can be monitored using the 3.5mm headphone jack on the front panel, or with the 1W built-in speaker. A composite input with loop-out provides connectivity for standard-definition analog devices and is paired with a 3.5mm stereo mini jack audio input. Two Ethernet ports provide connectivity for serial and parallel remotes; letting you control and load monitor settings via your network, as well as upgrade the monitor's software. For use in the field, there is a 12V DC power input on 4-pin XLR.

The monitor is compatible with standard VESA 100 x 100mm mounting hardware. Optional rack mount brackets are also available. Monitor feet and a handle are included.

Stylish lightweight and slim body with industry’s widest viewing angle

  • Robust and stylish sharp edges chassis. Perfect for group monitoring. More than a 12% to 22% reduction in mass, 30% reduction in depth, and more than 25% reduction in power consumption, compared to Sony’s previous models. It provides cost savings for transportation and power consumption. It also saves space and weight in digital galleries.

Latest camera-linkage functions

  • Includes camera and lens metadata display and a Picture and Picture function with side by side, wipe, blending, difference and auto input switching. Ideal for OnSet and live production monitoring.

User presets and password protection

  • Secure your monitor settings for greater peace of mind. Five user presets are available. One colour temperature memory USER1 can also be password protected.

2K format display and Dual-Link HD-SDI mode

  • This feature offers a cost effective 2K monitoring solution, ideal for OnSet digital cinematography. In addition, a Dual-link HD-SDI input is available.

Multiple monitors firmware upgrade utility

  • Save you time to upgrade simultaneously your monitors through your network.


  • Type: IPS LCD
  • Backlight Technology: LED
  • Screen Size (Diagonal): 16.5" (42.2 cm)
  • Effective Picture Size (H x V): 14.40 x 8.10" (36.58 x 20.57 cm)
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Native Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Viewing Angle (H/V): 178° / 178°
  • Normal Scan: 0% scan
  • Colour Temperature: D65, D93
  • Warm-Up Time: Approx. 30 minutes


  • Video Input: 2 x BNC, 3G/HD/SD-SDI, 1 x HDMI, HDCP compliant, 1 x BNC, Composite (NTSC/PAL)
  • Audio Input: 1 x Stereo mini jack, -5 dBu 47 kohm or higher
  • Power Input: 1 x XLR 4-pin (male), 12 to 17 VDC (output impedance 0.05 ohm or less)
  • Remote Control: 1 x Parallel remote, RJ-45 modular connector 8-pin, 1 x Serial remote, RJ-45 modular connector (ETHERNET, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX)


  • Video Output: 2 x BNC, 3G/HD/SD-SDI, Output signal amplitude: 800 mVp-p ±10%, Output impedance: 75 ohm unbalanced, 1 x BNC, Composite (NTSC/PAL) loop-though, 75 ohm automatic terminal function
  • Audio Output: 1 x Stereo mini jack, audio monitor output, 1 x Stereo mini jack, eadphone output, 1 x 1.0 W monaural speaker

Video Signals

  • Formats: 3G-SDI (10-bit 4:4:4 YCbCr and 4:4:4 RGB supported), 1080PsF 24/25/30, 1080p 24/25/30/, 1080i 50/60, 720p 50/60
  • 3G-SDI (10-bit 4:2:2 YCbCr supported): 1080p 50/60
  • HD/SD-SDI: 1080PsF 24/25, 1080p 24/25/30, 1080i 50/60, 720p 24/25/30/50/60, 575/50i (PAL), 480/60i (NTSC)
  • HDMI: 1080p 24/25/30/50/60, 1080i 50/60, 720p 50/60, 640x480/60p, 576/50p, 480/60p
  • 575/50i (PAL), 480/60i (NTSC)
  • PC Signal Compatibility: HDMI input: 640 x 480: 25.175 MHz, fH 31.5 kHz, fV 60 Hz, 1280 x 768: 68.25 MHz, fH 47.4 kHz, fV 60 Hz, 1280 x 1024: 108 MHz, fH 64 kHz, fV 60 Hz, 1360 x 768: 85.5 MHz, fH 47.7 kHz, fV 60 Hz, 1440 x 900: 88.75 MHz, fH 55.5 kHz, fV 60 Hz, 1680 x 1050: 119 MHz, fH 64.7 kHz, fV 60 Hz


  • Power: 100 to 240 VAC, 0.5 to 0.4 A, 50/60 Hz, 12 to 17 VDC (4-pin XLR)
  • Power Consumption: Approx. 49 W (max.), Approx. 42 W (average power consumption in the default status)
  • Inrush Current: Maximum possible inrush current at initial switch-on (voltage changes caused by manual switching): 45 a peak, 5 A r.m.s (240 VAC), Inrush current after a mains interruption of 5 seconds (voltage changes caused at zero-crossing): 15 A peak, 3 A r.m.s. (240 VAC)
  • Operating Temperature: 32 to 95°F (0 to 35°C), Recommended temperature: 68 to 86°F (20 to 30°C)
  • Operating Humidity: 30 to 85% (no condensation)
  • Storage Temperature: -4 to 140°F (-20 to 60°C)
  • Storage Humidity: 0 to 90%
  • Pressure Tolerance: 700 hPa to 1060 hPa
  • VESA Mounting: 100 x 100 mm
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): Without feet: 11.4 x 16.5 x 2.8" (288.8 x 420.2 x 70.2 mm), With feet: 12.3 x 16.5 x 6.5" (311.3 x 420.2 x 165.0 mm)
  • Weight: Approx. 10.8 lb (4.9 kg)


In the box

  • 1x Monitor
  • 1x AC power cord 
  • 1x AC plug holder 
  • 1x Handle 
  • 4 x Handle Mounting Screws 
  • 1x Before Using This Unit 
  • 1x CD-ROM
  • 1x Polycarbonate Protection Panel
  • 4x Corner Bumpers
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