VFM -056 - Gothenburg Studios
Viewfinder Monitor
Operation Manual_ver 1.7
VFM-056W
VFM-056WP
1. Caution 04
2. Components 06
3. Main Features 07
4. Controls & Functions 08
5. Menu Tree & Adjustment 10
6. Menu Operations 11
[1] Picture 11
[2] Color 11
[3] Marker 12
[4] Display / Video 13
[5] Waveform 15
[6] Audio 18
[7] System 19
7. Button Functions 20
8. Other Functions 21
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10. Optional Accessories 31
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equipment is operated in a commercial environment.
This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and if not installed and used in
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Contents
1. Caution
t Always use set voltage. (DC 6~12V)
tAll operating instructions must be read and
understood before the product is operated.
These safety and operating instructions must
be kept in safe place for future reference.
tAll warnings on the product and in the
instructions must be observed closely.
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tAll operating instructions must be followed.
tDo not use attachments not recommended
by the manufacturer. Use of inadequate
attachments can result in accidents.
tThis product must be operated on a power
source specified on the specification label.
tIf you are not sure of the type of power supply
used in your home, consult your dealer or local
power company. For units designed to operate
on batteries or another power source, refer to
the operating instructions.
tThe power cords must be routed properly
to prevent people from stepping on them or
objects from resting on them. Check the cords
at the plugs and product.
tIn case of using other 12V DC adapters instead
of the standard adapter provided by the
manufacturer, please check the proper load
capacity (or current capacity) and use an
adapter with stable voltage.
tDo not overload DC outlets or extension cords.
Overloading can cause or electric shock.
tNever insert an object into the product through
vents or openings. High voltage in the
product, and inserting an object can cause
electric shock and/or short internal parts. For
the same reason, do not spill water or liquid on
the product.
tDo not attempt to service the product yourself.
Removing covers can expose you to high voltage
and other dangerous conditions. Request a
qualified service person to perform servicing.
t If any of the following conditions occurs, unplug
the power cord from the DC outlet, and request
a qualified service person to perform repairs.
a. When the power cord or plug is damaged.
b. When a liquid was spilled on the product or
when objects have fallen into the product.
c. When the product has been exposed to rain
or water.
d. When the product does not operate properly
as described in the operating instructions.
Do not touch the controls other than those
described in the operating instructions.
Improper adjustment of controls not described
in the instructions can cause damage,
which often requires extensive adjustment
work by a qualified technician.
e. When the product has been dropped or
damaged.
f. When the product displays an abnormal
condition. Any noticeable abnormality in the
product indicates that the product needs
servicing.
tIn case the product needs replacement parts,
make sure that the service person uses
replacement parts specified by the manufacturer,
or those with the same characteristics and
performance as the original parts. Use of
unauthorized parts can result in fire, electric
shock and/or other danger.
tUpon completion of service or repair work,
request the service technician to perform safety
checks to ensure that the product is in proper
operating condition.
tWhen mounting the product on a wall or ceiling,
be sure to install the product according to the
method recommended by the manufacturer.
tSudden stops, excessive force and uneven
floor surface can cause the product to fall from
the cart.
tUnplug the power cord from the DC outlet
before cleaning the product. Use a damp cloth
to clean the product. Do not use liquid cleaners
or aerosol cleaners.
tThe vents and other openings in the
cabinet are designed for ventilation. Do not
cover or block these vents and openings since
insufficient ventilation can cause overheating
and/or shorten the life of the product. Do not
place the product on a bed, sofa, rug or other
similar surface, since they can block ventilation
openings. This product is not designed for
built-in installation; do not place the product
in an enclosed place such as a bookcase or rack,
unless proper ventilation is provided or the
manufacturer’s instructions are followed.
tUnplug the power cord from the AC outlet if
you do not use the product for considerably
long time.
tDo not use the product near water, such as
bathtub, washbasin, kitchen sink and laundry
tub, swimming pool and in a wet basement.
tKeep the product away from direct rays of the
Sun-light.
tDo not place the product on an unstable cart,
stand, tripod or table. Placing the product on an
unstable base can cause the product to fall,
resulting in serious personal injuries as well as
damage to the product. Use only a cart, stand,
tripod, bracket or table recommended by the
manufacturer or sold with the product. When
mounting the product on a wall, be sure to
follow the manufacturer’s instruction. Use only
the mounting hardware recommended by the
manufacturer.
tWhen relocating the product placed on a cart, it
must be moved with the utmost care.
tIn case of installation the product on the rack,
the inside of the product would be overheated
due to heat from other devices near by and the
decrease of air circulation, which could damage
to the monitor. To prevent the damage, please
have enough space for the monitors and use
fan to avoid heat and maintain the operating
temperature. (Refer to the specication of the
product).
tThe LCD panel used in this product is made of
glass. Therefore, it can break when the product
is dropped or applied with impact. Be careful
not to be injured by broken glass pieces in case
the LCD panel breaks.
tKeep the product away from heat sources
such as radiators, heaters, stoves and other heat
generating products (including amplifiers).
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1. Caution
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2. Components
VFM-056W/VFM-056WP
Camera Mount
DC Power Adapter
BNC Connector (Angle Type)
AC Power Cord
* Optional Accessories : Please note the optional accessories on page 31
3. Main Features
VFM-056W/VFM-056WP Monitor contains the following features:
- This product is compatible with various SDI
signals - SD/HD/3G(A/B)-SDI
* 3G-SDI signal supports at VFM- 056WP.
(Only Premium version)
tCompatible with various analog signals
- This product is compatible with various
analog signals such as CVBS(Composite),
S-Video and YPbPr(Component).
tHDMI(with HDCP) Signal
- HDMI(w/ HDCP) input is available without any
other accessory.
tHDMI To SDI Conversion Output
(VFM-056WP Only)
- VFM-056WP features an HDMI To SDI
conversion output.
tTemperature Adaptive Color
- VFM-056W/WP provides a self-adjustment
function for white balance(or color temperature)
utilizing internal sensor that measures the
temperature of the LCD panel
tAll-in-one type system
- Slim and all-in-one type monitor that supports
various video formats.
tWide Screen / Wide Viewing Angle
tWaveForm/Vectorscope/Audio Level Meter
Function
- WaveForm & Vectorscope (VFM-056WP only)
- 2 X Zoom (VFM-056WP Only)
- Embedded Audio Level Meter
tAudio Out
- Internal Speaker(actives only with input
signals with Embedded Audio)
- Stereo Audio Out through phone Jack.
t Knob Control
- Easy to adjust user configuration using the
control knob on the side of the monitor.
t BLUE ONLY/MONO/Focus Assist/H/V Delay
Function
t Range Error/Luma(Y’) Zone Check (Color/
Zebra Type) Function
(VFM-056WP only)
t Internal Pattern Generator (0~100% Gray/
ColorBar+Pluge)
t Markers & Safety Areas
- Center Marker, Safety Area Marker, Aspect
Marker, Display Size(Scan)
t Pixel To Pixel/Zoom mode
- Used to display the original image resolution
without scaling to match a certain resolution
or an aspect ratio.
- Select ‘Pixel to pixel’ to display unscaled
images, and select ‘Zoom’ to enlarge the
original image.
- Zoom Scroll Function (Left/Right,Top/Bottom)
t Power
- Basically, the product is powered by normal
DC source.
- The product can be battery-powered.
* VFM-056W/P : DC 6~12V (Typical)
t Additional features
- Camera Mounting Hole x 4, VESA Mounting
Standard, Screen Tally Function, 300cd/m2
Brightness, 500 : 1 Contrast, OSD user interface
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tCompatible with various SDI signals
formats (SD/HD/3G)
4. Controls & Functions
FRONT/SIDE/REAR/TOP
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KNOB
PGM
AUDIO OUT
FUNCTION/
FUNCTION SELECT
POWER SWITCH
BATTERY/TALLY
MENU
EXIT
SOURCE
SDI IN
DC POWER JACK
SDI OUT
Pr
HDMI IN
Pb/S-C
CVBS/Y/S-Y
5. Controls & Functions
t SDI-IN (BNC)
SIDE
- Select SD/HD/3G-SDI Signal.
tPGM (Mini HDMI)
t SDI-OUT (BNC)
tAUDIO OUT (Phone Jack)
- Used for Stereo Audio Output through Phone
Jack. (video signals with embedded audio only)
tENCODER Knob
- Scroll up and down the Knob to move the
cursor and press the Knob to select an item.
- Used to move within the menu when OSD
menu is activated, and is also used to decrease
or increase the value of the selected feature.
- When OSD menu is inactivated, press the
knob to adjust the value of Brightness, Contrast,
Chroma, Aperture or Volume.
- In Pixel to Pixel mode, scroll the knob to
move the displayed area from clockwise or
counterclockwise.
- In Luma(Y’) Zone Check mode, it is used to
adjust the value.
- Press the knob to select the main menu and
sub menus.
- SD/HD-SDI Signal Output which is input
through [SDI-IN] terminal.
- Used to convert the HDMI Signal and output
through HD-SDI terminal.
t HDMI IN (HDMI)
- Select HDMI Signal which is input through
[HDMI] terminal.
t CVBS/Y/S-Y (RCA)
- Select CVBS (Composite Video), Component
Y’ or S-VIDEO Y’ signals.
t Pb/S-C (RCA)
- Select Component Pb or S-VIDEO C’ signals.
t Pr (RCA)
- Select Component Pr signal.
t DC POWER IN (DC Adapter)
- DC power input terminal for DC 6~12V.
t BATTERY/TALLY (XLR 4P)
- Tally Signal In/Out
- Battery Power Input : DC 12V
* Rated Power Input : DC 6~12V (0.7~1.5A)
REAR
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FUNC. SEL.] Button
- Press the button for less than 2 seconds to
activate designated FUNCTION.
- Press the button for more than 2 seconds to
activate the Function Select menu. (Scan,
Aspect, H/V Delay, etc)
- After pressing the button for more than 2
seconds, the function which was selected
previously is displayed. Use the Knob to change
the function.
* Function Select button can be set in the main
menu [SYSTEM].
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Composite Component
S-Video
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SOURCE] Button
- Press the button for less than 2 seconds to
activate the main OSD menu.
- Used to return from sub menu to main menu.
- Press the button for more than 2 seconds to
activate Input Select menu. (SDI, HDMI, CVBS,
S-Video, Component Video)
- Use the Knob to change the Input Signal.
<Warning!!>
When using the product make sure to ground
before connecting the input signal line.
The unit may not operate properly if the input
line is connected before the GND is connected.
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- This terminal is used to upgrade the firmware
or color calibration made by TVLogic.
5. Menu Tree & Adjustment
[1] Menu Tree
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ವOSD(On-Screen Display) Menu helps you use
various functions.
ವThis Picture is the menu structure for
VFM-056W/VFM-056WP.
[2] Menu Control
ವUser may control various functions using MENU
button on the back and the Knob on the side of
the monitor.
[3] Menu Control Sequence
Press MENU button to activate the OSD menu.
2. Move to a desired menu by scrolling the Knob.
3. Press the Knob to select a menu and move to
select a sub-menu by scrolling the Knob.
4. Press the Knob to select the desired sub
menu. (The selected sub-menu will be
highlighted)
5. Press ENTER button or MENU button to
save the new value after adjusting the value
by scrolling the Knob.
6. Press MENU button to return to previous menu
and if there is no previous menu, the OSD menu
will be removed from the screen.
6. Menu Operations
t Brightness
- Used to set the brightness(=offset) level from
-100 to 100.
# Press the Knob to adjust Brightness quickly.
t Contrast
- Used to set the contrast(gain) level from -100
to 100.
# Press the Knob to adjust Contrast quickly.
t Chroma
- Used to set the saturation level from -50 to 50.
# Press the Knob to adjust Chroma quickly.
t Phase
- Used to set the hue(phase) level from -40 to 40.
(Activated only when NTSC or PAL video
signal is input through Composite Video or
S-Video terminal.)
t Aperture
- Used to set the sharpness level from -5 to 19.
# Press the Knob to adjust Aperture quickly.
t NTSC Setup
- Used to set Black Level of NTSC video as 0(zero
setup) or 7.5 IRE.
- Activated when NTSC video signal is input
through Composite 1/2/3 or S-VIDEO terminal.
t Knob Lock
- Locks the Knob control(APERTURE, BRIGHT,
CHROMA, CONTRAST, VOLUME).
[2] Color
t Color Temp.
- Controls color temperature and allows instant
access to preset color temperature settings.
- Available color temperatures are 3200K,
5000K, 5600K, 6500K, 9300K and User 1/2/3.
- In User 1/2/3 modes, user can define custom
RGB GAIN and BIAS (=Offset) values.
t Gain Red/Green/Blue
- Used to set R/G/B Gain(or Picture, Contrast)
level from -256 to 255.
# Only available in User 1/2/3 mode.
t Bias Red/Green/Blue
- Used to set R/G/B Bias(or Offset, mainly affects
on Black level) from -100 to 100.
# Only available in User 1/2/3 mode.
t Color Copy
- Used to copy the R/G/B Gain value of prestored color temperature settings.
- In User mode, find and select the color
temperature and press Enter button to copy
and apply the Gain value to GAIN RED, GAIN
GREEN, GAIN BLUE.
# Only available in User 1/2/3 mode.
t Temperature Adaptive Color
- [On] : Used to measure and compensate
the color temperature shift caused by panel
temperature variation.
- [Off] : Used to apply preset color temperature
setting regardless of the panel temaperature.
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[1] Picture
6. Menu Operations
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[3] Marker
t Marker Enable
t Marker Mat
- Used to activate the Marker function.
t Marker Type
- Used to select the marker type.
- Available marker types are OFF, 16:9, 4:3, 4:3
ON AIR, 15:9, 14:9, 13:9, 1.85:1, 2.35:1, 1.85:1 &
4:3 and USER.
t Center Marker
- Displays the Center Marker on the screen.
t Safety Area
- Used to select to display and controls the size
and availability of the Safety Area.
- Available sizes are 80%, 85%, 88%, 90%, 93%,
100%, EBU ACTION 16:9, EBU GRAPHIC 16:9, EBU
ACTION 14:9, EBU GRAPHIC 14:9, EBU ACTION
4:3 and EBU GRAPHIC 4:3.
t Fit Marker
- Used to activate or inactivate the Fit Marker
function.
- When the Marker type is selected in the Marker
menu, a border line of the Safety Area will be
displayed inside the Marker.Images below
show the difference between Fit Marker ON
and OFF.
- Used to set the darkeness level outside of the
MARKER area from OFF(transparent) to 7(Black).
- The bigger the value, the darker the color.
t Marker Color
- Used to set the color of the MARKER lines.
- Available colors are white, gray, black, red,
green and blue.
t Marker Thickness
- Used to set the thickness of the MARKER lines.
- Thickness level is from 1 to 7 by the pixel unit.
t USER Marker H1
- Used to set the position of the first horizontal
marker line.
- Displayed when MARKER menu is set to USER.
t USER Marker H2
- Used to set the position of the second
horizontal marker line.
- Displayed when MARKER menu is set to USER.
t USER Marker V1
- Used to set the position of the first vertical
marker line.
- Displayed when MARKER menu is set to USER.
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- Used to set the position of the second vertical
marker line.
- Displayed when MARKER menu is set to USER.
6. Menu Operations
t Scan
- Used to change the Scan mode. Scroll up and
down the Knob and the mode will be changed
as the following sequence.
- [Zero Scan] -> [Over Scan] -> [Pixel-To-Pixel] ->
[User Aspect]
* See section “Other Functions [1]
Pixel to Pixel” on page 21 for more information.
# [USER ASPECT]: User can control the aspect
ratio by adjusting width and height of the
display.
- See section “Other Functions [2] User Aspect”
on page 22 for more information.
t Aspect
- Used to change Aspect Ratio.
- Regardless of the original Aspect ratio of the
Input Signal, the Aspect Modes are changed
as follow sequence. : [16:9][4:3][2.35:1][1.85:1]
[15:9][16:10][Auto]
* [Auto] mode enables the Aspect Ratio of the
outout signal to be syncronized to the original
Aspect Ratio of the input signal.
t H/V Delay
- Used to monitor the Blanking area for H sync
and V sync.
t Blue Only
- Used to switch in the order of [Off]-[Blue Only][Mono]-[Off].
- Press the button to remove red and green
components from the input signal and display
blue componet only.
- Press the button again to switch to monochrome mode which has no chroma signal.
t User Aspect Horizontal/User Aspect Vertical
- Activated only when [SCAN] mode is set to
[User Aspect] .
- User can adjust the Horizontal and Vertical size
of the screen.
- See section “Other Functions [2] User Aspect”
(page 22) for more information.
t Pixel To Pixel Position
- Activated only when [SCAN] mode is set to
[Pixel-To-Pixel].
- When the resolution of the input video
signal(ex. 1920×1080) is higher than that of
the monitor(1280×800), only area equivelant to
1280×800 out of the 1920×1080 will be
displayed in the [Pixel to Pixel] mode.
* See section “Other Functions [1] Pixel to Pixel”
for more information.
t 3G Format (VFM-056WP Only)
- Used to select 3G-SDI A/B input format among
NORMAL MODE(AUTO - A 422 10BIT_YCbCr
50/60P), A 444 10/12BIT_YCbCr, A 444 10/12BIT_
RGB, A 422 12BIT_YCbCr, B 444 10/12BIT_YCbCr,
B 444 10/12BIT_RGB, B 422 12BIT_YCbCr, B 422
10BIT_YCbCr 50/60P.
- In NORMAL MODE, automatically detected
when Payload signal is contained.
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[4] Display/Video
6. Menu Operations
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[4] Display/Video
t Zoom
- Used to magnify the image up to 90% on a
pixel basis and is displayed on full screen.
* (e.g.,10% Zoom : If the input signal’s resolution
is 1920 x 1080, only 90% (1728(H) x 976(V)) of
the image would be shown on full screen
without 10% (192(H) x 108(V)) of the image.)
* See section “Other Functions [5] Zoom” on
page 24 for more information.
t Zoom Width Scroll
- Activated when [Zoom] mode is selected.
- Used to move the enlarged image to the left/
right by scrolling the Knob.
t Zoom Height Scroll
- Activated when [Zoom] mode is selected.
- Used to move the enlarged image to the Up/
Down by scrolling the Knob.
t DSLR SCALE
- This is a special function for CANON/NIKON DSLR
cameras.
- Used to scale the image with different
resolution as to the operation mode(Live View/
Record/ PlayBack) of the camera to fullfill the
screen.
* See section “Other Functions [9] DSLR SCALE”
on page 27 for more information.
t DSLR Camera Sel.
- Select the DSLR camera to be used with VFM056W/WP. [DSLR SCALE] function. Available
models are [CANON 5D/7D] and [NIKON D7000].
* DSLR cameras’ screen size and aspect ratio of
Live / Record / Playback modes vary according
to their manufacturer.
t Focus Assist
- Focus Assist helps the shooters to easily find
out the exact area in the picture with good
focus, simply by adding colors on the shape
or boundaries of the object in the picture.
- Activates in order of [(Mono) On][(Color] On]
[Off]
* (Color) On : Only the boudary of the area
with good focus is displayed with the
designated color.
* (Mono) On : The boundary of the area with
good focus is colored with the designated
color, while the rest of the areas(pixels) have
only Y’(Luma) signals to be black & white
image.
* See section “Other Functions [7] Focus Assist”
on page 26 for more information.
t Focus Assist Color
- Used to select a color for FOCUS ASSIST among
red, green and blue.
t Focus Assist Level
- Used to set the edge difference value between
the edges in an image.
- Available values are from 0 to 100. Larger value
means more sophisticated detail detection.
- Designated color is displayed when the difference
of the edges exceeds the previously set value.
- This feature is available only when the FOCUS
ASSIST mode is activated.
6. Menu Operations
t TimeCode
- Used to set the time code among OFF, VITC and LTC.
t Image Mirror (Hor.)
- Used to reverse the left and right of the image.
- The OSD menu is also reversed.
t Screen TALLY On/Off
- Used to set Tally operation according to
the input level of TALLY IN terminal which is
among the terminals of XLR 4P connector in
the rear.
t Screen TALLY Operating Level
- Used to set the input level of Tally operation.
(Open&Low : less than 0.6V, High : more than
2.5V)
- High: Set the level as “High” to activate the
Tally and set the level as “Low” to inactivate
the Tally.
- Low: Set the level as “Low” to activate the Tally
and set the level as “High” to inactivate the Tally.
t Screen TALLY Color
- Used to set Tally color.
- Available colors are Red, Green and Yellow.
[5] Waveform/Level Check (VFM-056WP Only)
t Waveform/Vector
- Used to select among [Off], [Waveform Y],
[Waveform Cb], [WaveForm Cr], [Vectorscope].
- Waveform or Vectorscope is displayed on the
bottom right of the screen.
- Vectorscope : Displays the color components
B’-Y’ and R’-Y’ of the input signals on the X-Y axis.
- Is classified into two kinds depending on
the input signal – SD or HD. 100% and 75% are
indicated on the screen.
- Waveform YCbCr: Displays each waveform
for luma(Y’) and Cb/Cr components of the
input signal.
t Waveform Intensity
- Used to set the brightness level of the
Waveform/ Vectorscope display from 1 to 63.
- The higher the number the brighter the
waveform will be.
t Waveform Trans.
- Used to select the transparency option of the
Waveform/ Vectorscope between Opaque
and Blend.
- Even if the option is set to [Opaque], it will
automatically turn to [Blend] when the main
OSD overlaps the waveform/vectorscope.
And turns back to [Opaque] when the main OSD
disappears.
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[4] Display/Video
6. Menu Operations
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[5] Waveform / Level Check (VFM-056WP Only)
t Waveform Size
- Adjust the size of the Waveform or Vectorscope.
- May select among [Small], [Large] and [Full].
* See section “Other Function [3] Waveform/
Vectorscope” on page 22 for more information.
t Line Waveform
- Used to select whether the entire data or one
line data will be displayed on the Waveform/
Vectorscope.
t Select Line Position
- Used to select specific Vertical Line for
Waveform/Vectorscope.
- It is available when LINE Waveform is activated.
- To activate this feature, go to [WFM/LevelCHK][Waveform/Vector]-[Select Line Position] and
use the Knob to select a vertical line.
- Control range varies according to the resolution
of the input SDI signal.
* PAL : Min 17, Max 522
* NTSC : Min 23, Max 623
* 720p : Min 26, Max 750
* 1080i : Min 21, Max 1123
* 1080p : Min 42, Max 1121
- Control range for HDMI/Analog signal varies
according to the output resolution of the
singnal.
* Min 0, Max 800
t Luma(Y’) Zone Check
- Displays the Luma(Y’) level of the input image
in colors.
- May select between [Color Pattern] or [Zebra
Pattern].
- Each pixel’s Y’ analized and changed to a certain
color or zebra pattern according to the Index on
the right side of the screen.
- When a pixel’s Y’ level is under 0%(16), the color /
diagonal line will be colored Green.
- When the pixel’s Y’ level is over 100%(235), the
color / diagonal line will be colored Red.
- When the Y’ level of a pixel is between 0~100%,
the pixel is displayed with Gray, except for
selected Luma Zone.
- In the [Color Pattern] mode, a 5% zone of the
selected Y’ level will be colored Pink(5%) and
±10% will be colored Yellow(-10% from Pink) and
Cyan(+10% from Pink).
- In the [Zebra Pattern] mode, ± 5% of the selected
Y’ Level will be displayed with diagonal lines.
t Luma(Y’) Zone Adjust
- Used to set the Y’ level to be colored Yellow,
Pink and Cyan in [Color Pattern] mode, or to set
Y’ level zone to be displayed with diagonal
lines in [Zebra Pattern] mode simply by
scrolling the Knob.
- Available values are 0 ~ 100%.
* See section “Other Function [6] Luma(Y’) Zone
Check” on page 25 for more information.
6. Menu Operations
t Range Error (VFM-056WP Only)
- Used to set whether or not to activate Y MAX,
Y MIN, C MAX, C MIN, Y PICTURE BLINK and C
PICTURE BLINK functions.
- The values of Y MAX, Y MIN, C MAX, C MIN are
indicated in Waveform/Vectorscope.
- If [Y PICTURE BLINK] or [C PICTURE BLINK] is
enabled, the section of image that exceeds the
selected values of Y MAX, Y MIN, C MAX and C
MIN shall blink.
* See section “Other Function [8] Range Error”
on page 26 for more information.
t Y Max
- Used to set the maximum luma(Y’) level from
0 to 255.
- Pixels with values exceeding the max Y’ level
will blink in the screen, and displayed as red on
the Waveform.
t Y Min
- Used to set the minimum luma(Y’) level from
0 to 255.
- Pixels with values exceeding the min Y’ level
will blink in the screen, and displayed as red on
the WaveForm.
t C Max
- Used to set the maximum chroma(C’) level
from 0 to 255.
- Pixels with values exceeding the min C’ level
will blink in the screen, and displayed as red on
the Waveform.
t C Min
- Used to set the minimum chroma(C’) level from
0 to 255.
- Pixels with values exceeding the min C’ level
will blink in the screen, and displayed as red on
the Wavefo rm.
t Y Picture Blink
- Used to set whether or not to blink pixels with
values exceeding Y MAX and Y MIN.
t C Picture Blink
- Used to set whether or not to blink pixels with
values exceeding C MAX and C MIN.
t Wave/Vector 2x Gain
- Used to enlarge the Waveform/Vectorscope
twice.
- Waveform is enlarged two times the original
in the vertical direction, and Vectorscope is
enlarged two times in the horizontal and
vertical directions.
t 2x Gain Position Adjust
- Used to control and monitor the enlarged part
of Waveform/Vectorscope.
- Enlarged Waveform can be move in vertical
direction, and Vectorscope in horizontal and
vertical direction.
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[5] Waveform / Level Check (VFM-056WP Only)
6. Menu Operations
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[6] Audio
t Audio Volume
- Used to control the output volume for the
internal speakers or [AUDIO OUT] on the back
of the monitor.
- Control range is from 0 to 30.
t Em. Audio Left/Right
- Used to set embedded audio channel for
internal speaker or [AUDIO OUT] terminal on
the back of the monitor.
- In SDI mode one of the Off or CH1~CH16 can
be selected. In HDMI(HDCP 1.1 Version) mode,
Left and Right are set to CH1 and CH2
respectivley.
- HDMI(HDCP 1.1 Version) Input: Channel 1 is
displayed on the top left and Channel 2 is
displayed on the top right.
t Audio Level Meter
- Used to set the Level Meter for the embedded
audio.
- Available options are OFF, 16 CH(HOR.) and 16
CH(VER.)
- SDI Input : [Off]-[16CH(Hor.)]-[16CH(Ver.)]
- HDMI Input: [Off]-[2CH(Hor.)]-[2CH(Ver.)]
* 16 CH(HOR.) : Displays 8 channels on top
left and 8 channels on top right of the screen
horizontally.
* 16 CH(VER.) : Displays 8 channels on center
left and 8 channels on top right of the screen
vertically.
t Level Meter Display (SDI Only)
- Used to set the display method for audio level
meter.
- Activates only in SDI mode.
- Available modes are Group and Pair.
t Level Meter Reference
- Display the default audio level meter value,
Available options are -18dB and -20dB.
- Audio level meter within selected value turns
to green and exceeded audio level is displayed
in yellow.
- Audio level exceeding -4dB is displayed in red.
t Level Meter Size
- Used to control the size of the audio level
meters.
- Available options are NORMAL and LAGRE.
t Level Meter Decay Time
- Sets the reduction time for max value
indication of audio signals.
- Control range is from MIN 0 to MAX 100. Bigger
number means a longer display time for max
value.
6. Menu Operations
t System Default
t Lock Enable
- Used to initialize OSD values to factory default.
t Back Light
- Used to indicate the backlight level.
- In case of System Default, the value returns to
factory default(after color calibration).
- Available values are from 0 to 50.
t Internal Pattern
- Generates ColorBar, Pludge and Grayscale
Pattern internally.
- Selectable range for Gray Pattern is from 0% to
100% with 5% increment.
t FUNC. Key Mapping (VFM-056WP Only)
- Used to assign a function to [Func.] button.
- Selectable Functions : [Scan],[Aspect],[Marker],
[H/V Delay],[Blue Only],[MaxBright],[Zoom],
[TimeCode],[Audio Level M.],[Focus Assist],
[WaveForm*],[Range Error*],[Luma Zone*],
[DSLR SCALE] and [Freeze].
- Functions above are activated after pressing
the [㙾 FUNC./㙾 FUNC. SEL.] button on the
back of the monitor for more than 2 seconds.
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t HDMI To SDI Conversion-Out
- Video source from ‘HDMI input’ terminal can
be output through ‘SDI throughout’ terminal.
- Available Input formats are 59.94i/p, 60i/p and
50i/p.
- Available Output formats are 1280x720
59.94p/60p/50p.
- Input enable code to upgrade from Standard
model to Premium model.
t Firmware Version
- Displays current firmware version.
t Serial Number
- Displays the serial number of the monitor.
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[6] System
7. Button Functions
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[1] Video Input
[2] Function Key Set Button
t VFM-056W / VFM-056WP supports various
input signals.
1. Press the [㙾#MENU<EXIT>/ 㙾 SOURCE]
button on the back of the monitor for more
than 2 seconds and OSD menu is activated as
follows.
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2. Input signal information is displayed at the
bottom of the OSD menu.
3. Press [㙾#MENU<EXIT>/ 㙾 SOURCE] button
again to remove the OSD menu from display.
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# If no image is displayed after selecting the
desired input mode, check and make sure that
connection is not lose or disconnected.
t Used to make a quick setting of the
Function Key.
1. Press the [㙾#FUNC./ 㙾 FUNC. SEL.] button
on the back of the monitor for more than 2
seconds and activate the OSD menu as
follows.
Move to desired function and press [ENTER]
button to select.
2. Once the function is set, press the
[㙾#FUNC./㙾 #FUNC. SEL.] button to activate
the function.
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8. Other Functions
[1] Pixel to Pixel
* VFM-056W / VFM-056WP monitors provide
pixel count info using Pixel to Pixel mode.
* Select [Scan] mode in the OSD menu by
pressing the [㙾#FUNC.㙾 FUNC. SEL.] button
to activate the[Pixel To Pixel] mode.
* After activation of [Pixel To Pixel] mode, use the
Knob to move the position.
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Signal input.
# Pixel to Pixel mode works for SD signal, when
the input resolution is lower than the monitors
native resolution.
t Positions in HD Signal 1080i/1080p mode
UP
UP
DOWN
DOWN
<CENTER>
<LEFT TOP>
UP
<RIGHT TOP>
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DOWN
DOWN
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8. Other Functions
[2] User Aspect
t Select [Aspect] mode in the OSD menu by
pressing the [㙾#FUNC./ 㙾 FUNC. SEL.] button
to activate the[User Aspect] mode.
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t After activation, press the Knob to get ready for
controlling.
t Adjust the ratio using the Knob.
t Control range for width
VFM-056W : Min[100] ~ Max[1280]
t Control range for height
VFM-056W : Min[100] ~ Max[800]
t The size-adjusted picture always stay in the
center of the screen.
# To adjust the 16:9 aspect ratio of 1920X1080
resolution into 2.35:1 aspect ratio, adjust the
width and height as 1280 x 544.
8. Other Functions
[3] Waveform / Vectorscope (VFM-056WP Only)
- Displays the Luma(Y’) component of the input
signal into waveform.
t VectorScope
- Displays the color components ‘B-Y’ and ‘R-Y’
of the input signals onto the X-Y axis.
- Two different types of Vetorscopes are
displayed according to SD or HD input signals.
- 100% and 75% scales are indicated on the
Vetorscope.
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t Waveform Y
t Waveform Cb, Cr
- Displays the Cb, Cr components of the input
signal into waveform.
8. Other Functions
[4] Line Select (Waveform/VectorScope)
t VFM-056WP Only
t Used to magnify the input signal from 0% to
t Used to select specific Vertical Line for
WaveForm/VectorScope.
t Supports Zoom Width Scroll / Zoom Height
t It is available when LINE WaveForm is activated.
t To activate this feature, go to [WFM/LevelCHK][WaveForm/Vector]-[Select Line Position] and
use the Knob to select a vertical line.
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[5] Zoom
90%.
Scroll function.
t Zooms IN/OUT focused on the scrolled area.
t Control range varies according to the resolution
of the input SDI signal.
* PAL : Min 17, Max 522
* NTSC : Min 23, Max 623
* 720p : Min 26, Max 750
* 1080i : Min 21, Max 1123
* 1080p : Min 42, Max 1121
t Control range for HDMI/Analog signal varies
according to the output resolution of the signal.
*Min 0, Max 800
<ZOOM OFF>
* Selected line is
indicated on the screen.
<ZOOM 50%>
<ZOOM 75%>
8. Other Functions
⶯Color Pattern Type
⶯Zebra Pattern Type
t Displays the Luma(Y’) level of the input image
in colors.
t Displays the pixels with designated Luma(Y’)
levels with zebra pattern.
t Y’ ≥ 100% : Pixels with higher Y’ level than 100
turn to red.
t Y’ ≥ 100%: Pixels with Y’ level over 100% turn to
red diagonal line.
t Y’ ≤ 0% : Pixels with lower Y’ level than 0 turn
to green.
t Y’ ≤ 0% : Pixels with Y’ level under 0% turn to
green diagonal line.
t Pixels with Y’ levels designated by the user are
displayed as following colors - yellow, pink,
cyan.
t User defined Y’ levels are displayed as black
diagonal line.
t Factory Default Y’ (Border line between pink
and yellow) level is 75% and pink color is
assigned to pixels with Y’ level from 70% to 75%.
t Yellow color is assigned to pixels with Y’ level
from 75% to 85%, and Cyan from 60% to 70%.
t This function is designed for better performance
in setting the exposure of lighting when
shooting with vDSLR cameras.
<Luma Zone Check OFF>
<Luma Zone Check ON_Color Pattern Type>
t Factory Default Y’ level is 70% and the pixels
with Y’ level from 65% to 75% is displayed with
zebra pattern
t Pixels with 10% of Y’ level is displayed as black
diagonal line.
t This function is designed for better performance
in setting the exposure of lighting when
shooting with vDSLR cameras.
<Luma Zone Check ON_Zebra Pattern Type>
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[6] Luma(Y’) Zone Check (VFM-056WP Only)
8. Other Functions
[7] Focus Assist
t Focus Assist function assigns a color to the
pixels in the shape or boundary area of the
image to inform the user to make the best focus.
t With this function, user can easily differenciate
the focused area from out-focused area
especially shooting with shallow depth of field.
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t Available types are [Mono] and [Color] types.
* [Mono] : Background image is mono type.
[Color] : Background image is original color type.
[8] Range Error (VFM-056WP Only)
t Pixels with Y’ or C’ levels exceeding the
designated levels of Y MAX, Y MIN, C MAX and C
MIN shall blink.
t Analyzes the input signal’s Luma(Y’) and chroma
information(C’) and if the input signal exceeds
the designated minimum value and maximum
value, the pixel shall blink. This function is to
help the user to easily find out any unwanted
level of signals and for better exposure setting.
<Focus Assist OFF>
<Range Error OFF>
<Focus Assist ON>
<Range Error ON>
<Focus Assist ON>
8. Other Functions
[9] DSLR Scale
t This function is designed for some DSLR
cameras(Canon 5D, 550D and Nikon D7000)
that output different resolution from
the operation mode (preview, recording,
playback).
t Select the Camera model in the [Display/Vide]⶯ CANON
t In StandBy mode of Canon 5D Mark II, 1080i of
HD resolution is indicated. However, real output
resolution is 1620x1080 so blank area is
displayed on the screen because the 16:9 aspect
ratio is not realized.
<DSLR Scale OFF>
tIn this case, use DSLR SCALE function to enlarge
the 1620x1080 image and display full screen.
t In Recording mode of CANON 5D Mark II, the
output resolution is SD(480p).
t Although it is SD, the real output resolution is
640x390 not 720x480.
t DSLR SCALE function scales the 640×390 image
to 1280x800(panel resolution) and display full
screen.
ఐNote
1. When you compare the circle chart or the
camera shooting chart with DSLR connected
monitor(HDMI) and HDMI to SDI Conversion
connected monitor, The function of Live/Rec
16:9 mode should be selected to compare
circle and it is equal to its actual. If the circle is
compared in Live/Rec Full mode, the output of
the circle is deformed.
2. Both VFM-056WP connected DSLR and
VFM-056WP connected HDMI to SDI
Conversion should be compared to cirlce in
Zeroscan mode. It is deformed if user selects in
Overscan and Underscan mode.
⶯NIKON
t In StandBy/Record mode of NIKON, actual
resolution of the output signal from HDMI
terminal is 952x634, failing to display 16:9
aspect ratio and making marginal blank area.
Activating DSLR SCALE function will scale the
952x634 raster image to fill the full screen.
<DSLR Scale ON>
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[DSLR Camera Sel.] menu.
8. Other Functions
[10] HDMI To SDI Conversion-Out (VFM-056WP Only)
t Video source from ‘HDMI input’ terminal can be
output through ‘SDI throughout’ terminal.
t Activate the HDMI TO SDI Conversion-out
t HDMI Input Signal formats are 59.94 i/p, 60 i/p
and 50 i/p.
t Then “Turn off/on POWER” message will be
function and press the [Enter] button.
displayed.
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t SDI Output Signal formats are 1280x720
59.94p/60p/50p. (Differs depending on Input V
Freq.)
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specify the resolution and frame rate for the
recording. The signal format that is output
through HDMI terminal of cameras may differ
from makers to makers. The signal format for
HDMI output and playback function of Canon
HDSLRs is 59.94i. And even though 60i or 60p is
specified in the specification of the cameras, the
actual recording or HDMI output format would
be 59.94i or 59.94p.
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activated.
t When the HDMI To SDI Conversion-Out
function is activated, the Active Area of monitor
and SDI output screen will be downscaled and
be displayed as 1226(H) x 690(V) Resolution.
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8. Other Functions
[11] Screen TALLY
[12] Internal Pattern
t Screen TALLY On/Off
- Used to set Tally operation according to
the input level of TALLY IN terminal which is
among the terminals of XLR 4P connector in
the rear.
t Displays internally generated test patterns.
t The pattern consists of ColorBar and Pluge+
Grayscale Patterns. Full screen colors of various
gray levels(0~100%) are also embedded.
- Used to set the input level of Tally operation.
(Open&Low : less than 0.6V, High : more than
2.5V)
- High: Set the level as “High” to activate the
Tally and set the level as “Low” to inactivate
the Tally.
- Low: Set the level as “Low” to activate the Tally
and set the level as “High” to inactivate the Tally.
t Screen TALLY Color
- Used to set Tally color.
- Available colors are Red, Green and Yellow.
<Color Bar + Pluge Pattern>
<Screen TALLY On>
<Gray Pattern>
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t Screen TALLY Operating Level
9. Product Specifications
VFM-056W / VFM-056WP
Size
LCD
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Input Connector
Output
5.6”
Resolution
1280 X 800 (16:10)
Pixel Pitch
0.0945(H) X 0.0945(W) mm
Color Depth
16.7M (6bit + Dithering)
Viewing Angle
H : 170 degrees / V : 170 degrees
Luminance of white
300 cd/ m2‫(ٻ‬Center)
Contrast Ratio
500 : 1
Display Area
120.96(H) X 75.60(V) mm
3 X RCA
Analog Input
1 X BNC
1X 3G-SDI Channel Input
1 X HDMI
HDMI Input
1 X BNC
SDI Channel (Active Loop Through)
Analog
Composite Video / S-Video / Component Video
* 3G-SDI (VFM-056WP) 2.970Gbps
Input Signal
Analog Input Spec
HD-SDI
1.485Gbps
SD-SDI
270 Mbps
HDMI
480i / 480p / 720p / 1080i & VESA / IBM Modes
Composite
1.0Vpp (with Sync)
S-Video
1.0Vpp (Y with Sync), 0.286Vpp(C)
Component
1.0Vpp (Y with Sync), 0.7Vpp (Pb,Pr)
* SMPTE-425M-A/B
(VFM-056WP)
1080p(60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98/30sF/29.97sF/25sF/24sF/23.98sF)
1080i(60/59.94/50)
SMPTE-274M
SDI Input Signal
Formats
1080i (60/59.94/50)
1080p (30/29.97/25/24/24sF/23.98/23.98sF)
SMPTE-296M
720p (60/59.94/50)
SMPTE-260M
1035i (60/59.94)
SMPTE-125M
480i (59.94)
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576i (50)
Audio In
Embedded Audio
Audio Out
Analog Stereo (Phone Jack), Internal speaker (Mixed Mono)
Power
DC 6~12V
Power Consumption (Approx.)
9.6 Watts(Typ.)
Operating Temperature
0୅Gto 45୅G(32එGto 113එP
Storage Temperature
-20୅Gto 60୅G(-4එGto 140එP
Main Body Dimensions (mm/inch)
156 X 103 X 31 (10.63 X 4.05 X 1.22)
Box Dimensions (mm/inch)
225 X 155 X 128 (8.85 X 6.10 X 5.03)
Weight
0.3Kg / 0.66 lbs
Basic Accessories
DC Power adapter, AC Power Cord, BNC Connector (Angle Type), Camera Mount
Optional Accessories
Carrying Case, Sun-Hood, External Acylic Filter, Tripod Ball Head,
Battery Bracket
* Only available with VFM-056WP model.
- The specification above may be changed without notice.
10. Optional Accessories
V-Mount
Battery Bracket
Carrying Case
External Acrylic Filter
Tripod
Ball Head
Battery Bracket-2EA
* battery Brackets
- BB-056S (SONY : NF-F770/970)
- BB-056U (SONY : BP-U30/U60)
- BB-056C (CANON : BP930/945/970G )
- BB-056E (CANON : 5D/7D)-2EA
- BB-056P (PANASONIC : D28S/54S)
- BB-056B (PANASONIC : AF-100)-2EA
- BB-056AA (AA)
Camera Mount
Support
Hot shoe
Battery Bracket
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