The Samurai Blade offers a 1280 x 720 SuperAtom IPS touchscreen, at 325ppi 179-degree viewing, 400nit brightness and multi-frequency (48/50/60Hz) operation, depending on video input, giving super smooth monitoring and playback. The capacitive touch panel gives lightning-quick response times and gesture capability.
Packed into the light and mobile camera-mountable Samurai Blade are all the essential tools you need to set up on-site accurate colors and exposure including full waveform monitor functions - Vectorscope, RGB and LUMA parades. Each provides an intuitive transparent interface offering full screen, lower 3rd or bottom right corner positioning to give you a range of options when setting up, recording and playing back your shot.
The Samurai Blade is a smart production recorder, monitor and playback deck. Every part of its physical and operational design has been carefully crafted to deliver the ultimate in simple operation and mission critical reliability. The Blade combines multiple devices – external monitor, capture card, playback deck and cut edit suite.
Maximize use of your camera’s spectacular lens & sensor. Bypass internal high compression recording to H.264 / AVCHD / MPEG & upgrade to virtually lossless ready-to-edit 10-bit 422 Apple ProRes and Avid DNxHD with the Samurai Blade.
Create HD proxies on the Samurai Blade as you record 4K at the camera & in real time rough cut your footage. Tag it as Favorite or Reject and save as a project, ready to finalize in the studio.
Record to standard 2.5” HDDs and SSDs. A 1TB HDD gives you 10+ hours of Apple ProRes HQ. Buy your choice of media that is affordable, reliable and readily available.