LMD-A220 v2.0 (LMDA220 v2.0)

22-inch cost-effective, lightweight Full HD high grade LCD monitor for studio and field use

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Overview

Lightweight and slim Full HD (1920 x 1080) LMD-A Series monitor with an excellent cost-performance ratio
The LMD-A220 22-inch LMD-A Series LCD monitor offers Full HD resolution, along with a lightweight and compact design. There is 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. The LMD-A Series offers the same user-interface design, convenient features, functions and operability as PVM-A Series OLED picture monitors. This consistency between the PVM-A and LMD-A Series brings great user benefits when both types of monitor are used in the same network. Furthermore, LMD-A Series monitors provide versatility for a wide range of user applications both in the studio and in the field. These include DC operation, Wall mount and yoke-mount holes. In addition, the latest camera-linkage functions, such as camera and lens metadata display and a Picture and Picture function, provide the convenience of working efficiency both in the field and in the post process.
Version 2.0 of the LMD-A220 expands and enhances the monitor’s ability to support 4K production, shopping channels, field and graphics applications.
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.
4K production features
The LMD-A220 V2.0 fulfils the demand for an affordable HD monitor in a 4K system. The unit supports the ITU-R BT.2020 colour space and accepts one of Quad-link 2SI 3G-SDI signals. The monitor offers DCI-P3 and S-GAMUT/S-GAMUT3/S-GAMUT3.cine settings, with proper EOTFs such as 2.6 gamma, S-Log3(SDR) and S-Log2(SDR).
Shopping channels feature
Shopping channels require a unique screen layout to instantly differentiate between a product and its commercial data. The monitor allows you to set two flexible area markers anywhere on the screen.
Enhanced field application features
The monitor is ideal for field applications, with sync-free side-by-side, false colour and audio muting functions. You can monitor two pictures without synchronisation. False colour allows you to check the exposure level of a camera at a glance from a distance. Audio muting helps you start to shooting quickly.
Graphics applications features
The monitor accepts a computer signal though HDMI. The monitor also offers Adobe RGB and sRGB settings in colour space, and D50 preset in colour temperature.
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.

*Lens metadata is supported by F65, PMW-F55, PMW-F5, PXW-FS7M2 and PXW-FS7 as well as equipment capable of SMPTE RDD18.
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.

Features

Lightweight and compact with lower power consumption
The LMD-A series monitors offer a design that is uniquely light and compact. Their weight is reduced by 12% to 22%, and depth by more than 30%, compared with predecessor models. Power consumption for these models is reduced by more than 25%. Users appreciate these convenient, cost-saving qualities.
Optimised low-latency I/P conversion
The I/P conversion system delivers automatically optimised signal processing according to input signals with low-latency (less than 0.5 field). This system helps users to edit and monitor for a live production.
Video input versatility
The LMD-A220 monitor is equipped with built-in standard input interfaces: 3G/HD/SD-SDI (x2), HDMI (HDCP) input (x1) and composite (x1).
Computer input versatility
Multiple computer signals can be received via an HDMI/DVI interface; the resolution range is from 640 x 480 to 1680 x 1050 pixels.
In-Monitor Display (IMD) function
With an external remote function via Ethernet, image source names and tally information can be displayed on screen. LMD-A Series monitors support the TSL system protocol. The IMD system can display European language text including umlaut and accent marks.
Waveform monitor, vector scope and audio level meter display
An input signal’s waveform and vector scope with an SDI‑embedded 2-channel audio level meter can be displayed on screen. Both the waveform monitor and vector scope have various modes, including a zoom function (in an area of 0 to 20 IRE) with the waveform monitor, and a zoom function (in the central black area) with the vector scope, for adjusting white balance. The waveform of a specified line can also be displayed. In conjunction with the Picture & Picture function*, the waveform monitor and vector scope display can monitor two camera signals. In addition, an audio level meter can display the embedded audio signal from the SDI or HDMI input. It can display on screen the ch1 to ch8 or ch9 to ch16.

*Supported with V1.1
False colour function*
The monitor can display false colour according to the signal level from a camera. As the whole picture is changed, it is easy to see levels for over-exposure, under-exposure or appropriate exposure. You can adjust these levels and turn the scale** of false colour on and off, as required.

* Supported with V2.0
** False color scale itself only supports a 0.45 OETF signal.
Yoke-mount and Wall-mount capability
The monitor includes screw holes on its side bezels for yoke mounting. This type of mounting is convenient when installing a monitor to a camera crane or monitor stand. There are also Wall-mount 100‑mm pitch holes on each monitor’s rear panel. The optional SU-561 monitor stand (available separately) providing height and tilt function is also available for this model.
User-friendly operability and user interface
The monitor has a number of additional features, including: Time Code display (LTC/VITC-supported); safety area markers, closed caption display (EIA/CEA-608 and EIA/CEA-708, SDI only), 8-channel audio level meter display, computer signal input capability via HDMI input and external remote control function.
Consistent design with PVM-A Series monitors
LMD-A Series monitors offer the same functions and operability as PVM-A Series monitors and share a consistent front control panel design. This means that both types of monitor can be operated and controlled in the same way.
Camera focus function
The LMD-A220 monitor can control the aperture level of a video signal, and display images on the screen with sharpened edges to help camera focus operation. Further to this, the sharpened edges can be displayed in user-selectable colours (white, red, green, blue, and yellow) for more precise focusing.
Time code function
LTC and VITC time code can be displayed at the top or bottom of the picture.
On screen Tally
The monitor is equipped with a three colours red, green and yellow On-screen Tally function.
Network control function
The LMD-A220 has the network control function that allows you to upgrade the monitor software by Ethernet very easily. The network capability will also be utilised for a central control of multiple units in a system environment.
Auto white adjustment*
The LMD-A220 monitor employs a software-based colour temperature (white balance) calibration function, which is called Monitor_AutoWhiteAdjustment. Combined with a PC and commercially available calibration tools*, this function enables simple adjustment of the monitor’s white balance.

* The Konica Minolta CA-210/CA-310/CS-200, DK-Technologies PM5639/06, X-Rite i1 Pro/i1 Pro2, Photo Research PR‑655/670, Klein K-10, and JETI specbos 1211.

*Supported with V1.1
Enhanced Picture & Picture function*
The unique Picture & Picture function of the LMD-A220 allows simultaneous display of two input signals on the monitor’s screen. This function helps with colour adjustment and setting of camera frames. Various modes are available: side by side, wipe, blending, difference and auto input switching. This function works when synchronous SDI signals are input.
Sync-free side by side with low latency allows you to monitor two signals without synchronisation. You can configure each picture as HD or SD with different frame rates, taking them from both SDI and HDMI. This function works with the false colour function, camera focus function and metadata on the main picture of the two pictures.

* Supported with V2.0
2K (2048 x 1080) input and image-slide*
The LMD-A220 monitor can display 2K (2048 x 1080 resolution) input. The 2K signal is displayed in two ways – as a full 2K image scaled into a full-HD (1920 x 1080) screen, or as a 2K native display with an image-slide function.

Supported with V1.1
Camera/lens metadata display function and on-screen tally*
The LMD-A220 monitor can display the camera and lens metadata** set of a camera system, according to the SMPTE RDD18*** document for Acquisition Metadata Sets for Video Camera Parameters. Further to this, these monitors also support a subset of Sony's private metadata.*** The monitor is also equipped with a three-colours red, green and yellow on-screen tally function. The position of the tally display can be changed to either the upper or lower section of the screen.
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* Supported with V1.1

**Lens metadata is supported by F65, PMW-F55, PMW-F5, PXW-FS7M2 and PXW-FS7 as well as equipment capable of SMPTE RDD18.

*** Not all metadata is supported.
Anamorphic image conversion and Active Format Description (AFD) functions*
The monitor’s anamorphic image conversion function** correctly displays horizontally squeezed 3G/HD-SDI signals from an onset camera system. The signals include two major systems: 16:9 1920 x 1080 (1280 x 720) signals and 17:9 2048 x 1080 signals. These signals can be appropriately displayed on the monitor’s screen. The Active Format Description (AFD) function*** also reads the ancillary data flag on an SDI, and can upconvert the SD image to display automatically on the full HD resolution screen. This is achieved by adjusting the resolution and aspect ratio.

* Supported with V1.1

** Only 3G/HD-SDI and dual-link HD-SDI are supported.

*** Only SD-SDI signals are supported.
Flexible area marker*, Grid Display, two Center Markers and Flip functions
You can set two flexible area markers freely on the screen. As their line colours and thickness can be changed, these two markers are easily identified.
Grid Display function displays arbitrary multiple vertical and horizontal lines to help when users check the composition of a picture. In addition to a standard Center Marker 1, Center Marker 2 is also available. This second marker enables easier checking of the centre portion’s focus. The Flip function turns the reversed image to a normal view, horizontally or vertically.

* Supported with V2.0
Power-on setting*
Power-on setting allows users to make choice when the monitor starts up; this includes last memory, user preset, and factory preset settings. So, users can set the monitor accurately and quickly. This function is very useful for rental equipment.

* Supported with V1.1
User Presets with password lock and short-cut to function key configuration*
When multiple users share the same monitor, each user can memorize his/her setting data and retrieve this data whenever required. This frees the user from time consuming and repetitive setting tasks. When multiple users share the same monitor, each user can register his/her own password for colour temperature and user preset data. This ensures the user correctly recalls previous user preset data, and keeps preset information safe from unauthorised use. For improving speed of the function key configuration, the user can take a short-cut to the settings menu screen by simply pressing the function key repeatedly.

* Supported with V1.1
Multiple monitors upgrade utility*
Multiple PVM-A and LMD-A Series monitors on the same Ethernet network can be upgraded by simple operation providing an efficient solution for large infrastructure.

* Supported with V1.1
Detachable handle
The monitor is equipped with a detachable handle for portable applications. It can be removed to reduce weight when installed in a monitor wall or when it is rack mounted.

Specifications

Picture Performance
Panel
a-Si TFT Active Matrix LCD
Picture Size (Diagonal)
546.1 mm
21:5 inches
Effective Picture Size (H x V)
476.1 x 267.8 mm
18 3/4 x 10 5/8 inches
Resolution (H x V)
1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD)
Aspect
16:9
Pixel Efficiency
99.99%
Colors
Approx.16.7 million colors
Viewing Angle (Panel Specification)
89°/89°/89°/89° (typical) (up/down/left/right contrast > 10:1)
Normal Scan
0% scan
Input
Composite Input
BNC (x1), 1 Vp-p ±3dB, sync negative
SDI Input
BNC (x2)
HDMI Input
HDMI (x1) (HDCP correspondence)
Audio Input
Stereo mini jack (x1), -5 dBu 47 kΩ or higher
Parallel Remote
RJ-45 Modular connector 8-pin (x1)
(Pin-assignable)
Serial Remote (LAN)
RJ-45 (x1) (Ethernet, 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX)
DC Input
XLR-type 4-pin (male) (x1), DC 12 V to 17 V (output impedance 0.05 Ω or less)
Output
Composite Output
BNC (x1), Loop-through, with 75 Ω automatic terminal function
SDI Output
BNC (x2), output signal amplitude: 800 mVp-p ±10%, output impedance: 75 Ω unbalanced
Audio Monitor Output
Stereo mini jack (x1)
Speaker (Built-in) Output
1.0 W (Monaural)
Headphone Output
Stereo mini jack (x1)
General
Power Requirements
100 V to 240 V AC, 0.5 A to 0.2 A, 50/60 Hz
DC 12 V to 17 V, 3.4 A to 2.4 A
Power Consumption
Approx. 47 W (max.)
Approx. 43 W (average power consumption in the default sattus)
Inrush Current
(1) Maximum possible inrush current at initial switch-on (Voltage changes caused by manual switching): 57 A peak, 0.3 A r.m.s. (240V AC)
(2) Inrush current after a mains interruption of five seconds (Voltage changes caused at zero-crossing): 46 A peak, 0.2 A r.m.s. (240V AC)
Operating Temperature
0°C to 35°C (Recommended: 20°C to 30°C)
32°F to 95°F (Recommended: 68°F to 86°F)
Operating Humidity
30% to 85% (no condensation)
Storage/Transport Temperature
-20°C to +60°C
-4°F to +140°F
Storage/Transport Humidity
0% to 90%
Operating/Storage/Transport Pressure
700 hPa to 1060 hPa
Dimensions (W x H x D) *1
517.8 x 338.0 x 67.2 mm (without monitor feet)
517.8 x 360.5 x 165.0 mm (with monitor feet)
20 1/2 x 13 3/8 x 2 3/4 inches (without monitor feet)
20 1/2 x 14 1/4 x 6 1/2 inches (with monitor feet)
Mass
Approx. 5.9 kg (with monitor feet)
Approx. 13 lb (with monitor feet)
Supplied Accessories
AC power cord (1)
AC plug holder (1)
Handle (1) (including 4 screws)
Before Using This Unit (1)
CD-ROM (1)
Optional Accessories
SU-561 Monitor Stand
MB-L22
Notes
Note
*1 The values for dimensions are approximate.