SmallHD Unveils New Bolt Sidekicks

The 13" and 17" monitors provide reception of full-HD video from Teradek 500, 1000 and 3000 Bolt transmitters at distances of up to 500'.

SmallHD has added 13" and 17" monitors to its wireless-connectivity lineup. The 1303 HDR Bolt Sidekick and 1703 P3X Bolt Sidekick provide reception of full HD video from Teradek 500, 1000 or 3000 Bolt transmitters at distances up to 500' line-of-sight. 

The 1303 HDR Bolt Sidekick provides a 1500-nit daylight-viewable screen with full HD (1920x1080) resolution. It delivers 10-bit color at 100 percent of Rec 709 color gamut, features an 1150:1 contrast ratio and is HDR capable. With a 170-pixel-per-inch display, it is ideal for focus pulling. It measures 13" wide x 9" high x 2.88" thick (plus antennas) and weighs 9 pounds.

The 1703P3X Bolt Sidekick delivers 100-percent DCI-P3 color gamut and 10-bit color depth. The screen is full HD at 1000-nit brightness. It features a 1400:1 contrast ratio and a pixel density of 133 pixels per inch. The monitor measures 17" wide x 11.7" high x 2.5" thick (plus antennas) and weighs 12 pounds.

Each of the wireless monitors has two SDI inputs, one HDMI output and two SDI outputs. There is zero latency when cross converting from SDI to HDMI. The monitors provide a viewing angle of 178 degrees horizontally and vertically, so a number of crew members can view simultaneously. For operating untethered, both monitors can be powered by Gold- or V-mount battery packs utilizing an optional battery-pack adapter. AC power is also supported.

SmallHD production monitors feature rugged, milled-aluminum chassis and instantly fit into any production or post environment whether mounted table-top, C-stand or cart. The 17" offers hardened rubber corner bumpers and user-replaceable 3mm-thick screen protectors that drop in and self-lock, as well as the RapidRail system that provides easy accessory mounting. The 17" also offers an ergonomic carry handle and multiple ¼-20 and ⅜-16 threaded mounting options around the frame. 

Equipped with SmallHD OS3 software, the new monitor/receivers offer customizable professional tools, including HD Waveform, Vectorscope, False Color and Focus Assist/Peaking, Anamorphic De-squeeze, Framing Guides and unlimited 3D LUTs via SD card. 

The 1303HDR BoltSidekick and 1703P3X BoltSidekick are available on the SmallHD website and from its global network of resellers and partners. 

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