SmallHD Quantum 32 Monitor


SmallHD launches their Quantum 32 – a 31.5” OLED reference monitor. It is intended for grading suites, post-production and on-set monitoring for discerning eyes: DPs, DITs and Directors. The Quantum 32 displays HDR and SDR images using Quantum Dot OLED technology, with exceptional luminance, color uniformity and a wide viewing angle. It has a rugged and lightweight chassis with lots of mounting options and accessories.

“Our R&D team continues to pour effort into evolving our hardware/software platform to enable development of monitors that can achieve the color-critical requirements of the best eyes in the world,” says Greg Smokler, VP Cine Products. “This collaboration with Samsung Display allows us to combine their world-leading quantum-dot OLED display technology with our Emmy Award-winning monitor platform to deliver the best monitor display SmallHD has ever made.”

Quantum Dots
SmallHD said, “The monitor’s Quantum Dot OLED self-emissive display panel is an innovative implementation of 2023 Nobel Prize-winning nanotechnology. Developed by Samsung Display, QD-OLEDs direct high-energy light from blue organic LED (OLED) into a layer of printed red and green quantum dots. The quantum dots are optimized for maximum light transmission; when the quantum dot sub-pixels are excited by blue light, they become photoluminescent, emitting very pure red and green light while the blue light is directly passed through. The result is an exceptionally wide range of volumetric color expressions that more closely approximate human vision when compared to conventional OLED.”

The Quantum 32 has PageOS “inside,” the monitor operating system from SmallHD that  includes exposure tools like EL Zone, Waveform, Vectorscope, and Monitor Calibration Wizard with Calman integration, SmallHD’s new PageOS 6.0 includes new features and tools such as:
●      Simplified Color Pipe User Interface
●      New rotary control knobs for improved tactile adjustment of tools and settings
●      Multi-view – compare multiple inputs, color pipes, and LUTS
●      Fleet Control monitor network app
●      WiFi adapter support for wireless monitor control

The SmallHD unibody chassis has multiple, interchangeable mounting points, DC power IN and 2-pin power OUT, pre-threaded (M4) 100mm pattern mount, dovetail mounting rail for battery plates and other accessories, and support for a new WiFi dongle. Quantum 32 ships ready for color-critical studio and broadcast desktop use and includes a top handle and cheese plate inserts for mobile field production configurations.


QD-OLED 32 Specifications

Display:                                             Quantum Dot OLED
Resolution:                                        3840×2160
Bit Depth:                                          True 10-bit
Color:                                                 99% DCI-P3 / 80% BT.2020
Contrast Ratio:                                 1,500,000:1
Peak Brightness:                             1000nits
SDI:                                                   4x 12G-SDI Input, 4x 12G-SDI Output
HDMI:                                                1x HDMI 2.0 In, 1x HDMI 2.0 Out
Control Ports:                                   RJ-45 Ethernet
Power Input:                                     1x 3-pin XLR (XXXW max, XXV-XXV, XXA max)
Battery Options:                               1x Dual-GM/VM Batt.Plate (26V) (optional accessory)
Power Outputs:                               2x 2pin (12V / 2A combined), 1x USB-A (2.4A), 1x USB-A
(1.5A), 1x USB-C (5V / 1.5A)
WiFi Adapter:                                    RP-SMA (female) antenna connector
Data I/O:                                            1x SD Card Slot, 1x RJ45 Ethernet, 1x RJ45 GPI

Pricing:                                               $12,999


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