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4-688-645-12(1)
Professional

Video Monitor

Operating Instructions

Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly
and retain it for future reference.
BVM-E251
BVM-E171
Software Version 1.1
© 2016 Sony Corporation

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  • Page 1: Video Monitor

    4-688-645-12(1) Professional Video Monitor Operating Instructions Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. BVM-E251 BVM-E171 Software Version 1.1 © 2016 Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your WARNING Sony dealer regarding this product. When installing the unit, incorporate a readily accessible disconnect device in the fixed wiring, or connect the Model No.
  • Page 3 unit. Leaving 40 cm or more of space above the unit is Using this unit at a voltage other than 120V may require recommended for service operation. the use of a different line cord or attachment plug, or both. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, refer BVM-E171 only servicing to qualified service personnel.
  • Page 4 For the customers in Europe, Australia and New Zealand For the customers in the U.S.A. SONY LIMITED WARRANTY - Please visit http:// WARNING www.sony.com/psa/warranty for important This equipment is compliant with Class A of CISPR 32. information and complete terms and conditions of In a residential environment this equipment may cause Sony’s limited warranty applicable to this product.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Controls ............9 Troubleshooting ........... 84 Front Panel..............9 Specifications ..........85 Input Signals and Adjustable/Setting Items ..11 BVM-E251 ............. 85 Rear Panel ............... 13 BVM-E171 ............. 86 Preventing Falling of the Monitor Available Signal Formats ........88 (BVM-E251) ..........15 Aperture Modification Frequency ......
  • Page 6: Precaution

    Follow RECOMMENDATION ITU-R BT.1702  shock. “Guidance for the reduction of photosensitive epileptic seizures caused by television” or other BVM-E251 guidelines when using. When installing the installation space must be secured  In the HDR display, the display surface may emit heat in consideration of the ventilation and service operation.
  • Page 7: On Burn-In

    In particular, continually displaying an image smaller On Burn-in than the monitor screen, such as displaying an image in a different aspect ratio or displaying an image with a Due to the characteristics of the material used in the frame, may expedite the above issues. OLED panel, permanent burn-in or reduction in Avoid displaying a still image for an extended period, or brightness may occur.
  • Page 8: On Dew Condensation

    BVM-E251   BVM-E171 The illustration of BVM-E251 is used for the explanations. Any differences in specifications are clearly indicated in the text. The controller for operating this unit used for the explanation is the BKM-17R. When you use the BKM- 16R, refer to the operating instructions of BKM-16R.
  • Page 9: Location And Function Of Parts And Controls

    Location and Function of Parts and Controls Front Panel  Tally lamp Lights in green when the monitor is put into operation With factory settings, the tally lamp lights when pins No. mode from sleep mode by pressing the MONITOR 5 and No.
  • Page 10: Status Indicator

    The OVER RANGE indicator, OPERATE indicator, and/ or STATUS indicator on the front panel may show an error or warning while the monitor is being operated. If the error or warning is shown, please contact your Sony representative. Error display STATUS OVER...
  • Page 11: Input Signals And Adjustable/Setting Items

    Input Signals and Adjustable/Setting Items Input signal Analog HDMI Item Composite 3G/HD YCbCr YCbCr       CONTRAST       BRIGHT     × × CHROMA  × × × × ×...
  • Page 12 Input signal Analog HDMI Item Composite 3G/HD YCbCr YCbCr       Blending     × × Error Notify Clear     × × Audio Level Meter     × × ALM Hold Reset ...
  • Page 13: Rear Panel

    Rear Panel BVM-E251 BVM-E171  SDI input and output connectors (BNC) Notes SDI 1 IN connector  When the composite signal is used, adjust the signal Input connector for serial digital signals. level in the [Picture Adj] menu (page 31).
  • Page 14 Protection), a copy protection technology that Wiring required to use the Remote Control incorporates coding technology for digital video signals. Connect the function you want to use with a Remote Control to the Ground (Pin 5). 1) The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia ...
  • Page 15: Preventing Falling Of The Monitor (Bvm-E251)

    Screw the rack mount brackets to the rack to mount the unit. Use the commercially available screws that match the size of the rack’s holes. String Rack Preventing Falling of the Monitor (BVM-E251) / Mounting the Unit in a Rack (BVM-E171)
  • Page 16: Attaching The Handle (Bvm-E171)

    Attaching the Handle Connecting the Controller (BVM-E171) (BKM-17R) Remove the 2 screws on the top side. Note When you connect the BKM-16R, refer to the operating instructions of BKM-16R. NETWORK switch: Set to PEER TO PEER. Note Keep the removed screws in a safe place to prevent them from being lost.
  • Page 17: Connecting Multiple Units With The Lan

    BKM-37H/38H/39H. Or connect the output cable Connecting Multiple Units of the AC adaptor supplied with the controller to the DC 12V connector of the controller. with the LAN Note on connecting the cable to the DC 12V OUT connector The controller controls up to 32 monitors. Up to three Insert the connector so as to fit the shape of the DC 12V controllers are connected to one monitor in single mode.
  • Page 18: Connecting The Hdmi Cable

    Connect to the network by using a 10BASE-T/ Connecting the HDMI 100BASE-TX cable (shielded-type, sold separately). cable Note We recommend to use an optional switching hub with auto selection function (AUTO MDI/MDI-X) Remove the two screws on both sides of the HDMI of a straight/cross cable.
  • Page 19: Connecting The Power Cord

    Turning on the Monitor Connecting the Power Press the power switch on the rear panel to turn on the Cord power. You can operate the monitor with AC or DC power supply. To connect the AC power cord Plug the AC power cord into the AC IN connector When you turn on the monitor for the first time after on the rear panel then attach the AC plug holder purchasing it, the [Select Area] screen is displayed.
  • Page 20: Initial Settings

    Initial settings When you turn on the monitor for the first time after purchasing it, select the area where you intend to use this monitor from among the options. When the area is selected, the menu item settings ENTER button suitable for the selected area are applied.
  • Page 21  [Setup Level] ([NTSC Setup Level]: page 37) [Color Profile] (page 39)  NTSC area PAL area Customers who will use this monitor in the shaded areas shown in the map below should select [NTSC Area]. Other customers should select [PAL Area]. Then press the ENTER (Ent) button.
  • Page 22: Setting For The Lan To Connect Multiple Units

    Set the NETWORK switches of the monitor and the Setting for the LAN to controller to LAN. Connect Multiple Units NETWORK switch: Set to LAN. You can control the multiple monitors using the controller (BKM-17R, sold separately) connected via each LAN (10/100) connector. You can also control a specific monitor or monitor group.
  • Page 23: Selecting The Monitor (Designation Of The Monitor Or Group Id Number)

    Press the ENTER (Ent) button to confirm the Selecting the Monitor setting. The monitor ID number, group ID number, or ALL (Designation of the is displayed in the display window. Monitor or Group ID Notes Number)  When the monitor with no assigned monitor ID number or group ID number is selected, the setting is not changed and the previous connection status is When the multiple monitors are connected by network...
  • Page 24: Using The Menu

    Using the Menu Menu Operation Buttons The menu is operated using the menu operation buttons You can also operate the unit using the BKM-16R in the on the controller (BKM-17R, sold separately) same way. Controller (BKM-17R)  Ent button The functions of the menu operation buttons are described below.
  • Page 25 Display example Notes  The menu disappears automatically if not Indicates that the menu continues onto next page. operated for about one minute.  Menu items displayed in gray cannot be selected. This menu is not displayed when [Pixel Zoom] is ...
  • Page 26: Entering Characters

    Display example Display example Cursor Select the value in one of the following three ways: Using the UP or DOWN button or PHASE knob,  Enter the value directly using the numeric select the setting value. buttons and press the ENTER or Ent button. (only the item with a value of setting range over 0) Press the ENTER or Ent button.
  • Page 27: Entering The Channel Number

    Capital letters (A  B  .. Y  Z)  095: Ramp signal Lower-case letters (a  b  .. y  z)  096: color-bar signal Numbers (0  1  .. 8  9)  Marks  097: 0% black signal Capital letters...
  • Page 28: Protection Of The Setting Values

    Protection of the Setting Adjustment Using the Values Menus Protecting the setting values using Items the [Key Protect] The screen menu of this monitor consists of the following items. You can protect the setting values using the [Key Protect] menu. [Adjustment](page 31) When the values are protected by [Key Protect], you [Picture Adj]...
  • Page 29 [Matrix] [Area Marker 2] [HD] [Center Marker] [SD] [Center Marker] [Color Profile] [Mode] [Color Space] [Color] [Gamma] [Bright] [HDMI Auto] [H Position] [Marker Preset] [V Position] [H Shift Offset] [Copy From] [Channel Name] [Preset Value] [NTSC Setup Level] [Other Monitor] [RGB/YCC Range] [External Memory] [RGB Range]...
  • Page 30 [Function Switch] [Adjustment] 1) The item is the same for [Area Marker 1]. [Channel Configuration] [Auxiliary Setting] [Function Setting] [System Configuration](page 60) [System Configuration] [Network] [Individual Item] [Monitor ID] [File Management] [Group ID] [Controller] [Network Setting] [Key Protect] [IP Address] [Date/Time] [Subnet Mask] [Scan Mode Skip]...
  • Page 31: [Adjustment] Menu

    [F1] to [F16] Notes [Monitor ID Display]  To display the composite signal, perform [Auto [Controller Upgrade] Adjust] for the signal format, signal system and [Software Version] matrix. [Kernel Version] When [Auto Adjust] is performed, the 100 % (white) [Software Upgrade] and 0 % (black) level of the internal signal of the [Kernel Upgrade] monitor is adjusted equal to the 100 % (white) and 0 %...
  • Page 32 [Phase]: –150 to +150 (Default value: [000]) Use the USB memory stick, etc. with  [Chroma]: 0000 to 2000 (Default value: [1000]) data stored by the BVM-E251/BVM- [Bright]: –500 to +500 (Default value: [000])  E171 to use the [External Memory] [Contrast]: 0000 to 2500 (Default value: [1000] (for ...
  • Page 33 When [D93], [D65], [D61], [D55], or [DCI] data is Submenu Setting changed, they are displayed as [D93*], [D65*], [D61*], [Manual Adjust] Adjusts the color temperature using the [D55*], or [DCI*]. BRIGHT, CHROMA, PHASE, and/or For the XYZ format signal CONTRAST knobs. When [DCI XYZ] data is changed, it is displayed as [DCI When the item is selected, the color XYZ*].
  • Page 34 Note Hold] adjusted value or center value. [Off]: Sets contrast and brightness  Use the BVM-E251/BVM-E171 as a to the center values during and after source monitor to use the [Other color temperature adjustment. Monitor] function. [On]: Retains the adjusted contrast ...
  • Page 35: [Channel Configuration] Menu

    To display the characters, set the Note CHAR OFF button to off. Use the USB memory stick, etc. with data stored by the BVM-E251/BVM- Note E171 to use the [External Memory] This menu is not selectable when the internal signal or function.
  • Page 36 Submenu Setting [Input No] Enters the input connector number if there are two inputs with the same type of input connectors. When [Format] is set to [3G/HD/SD- SDI Auto] or [4:2:2 YCbCr 10bit] or [4:4:4 YCbCr 10bit], [4:4:4 RGB 10bit], [4:4:4 YCbCr 12bit], [4:4:4 RGB 12bit], [4:4:4 XYZ 12bit] of [3G-SDI], [HD/ SD-SDI Auto], [SD-SDI], select from...
  • Page 37 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting [Picture Preset] Sets the picture adjustment preset. [1080I/PsF] When the 1080i/PsF signal is input, Select from the following: select the display mode. [Preset1] to [Preset5] You can select when [Format] is set to  [Preset(DCI)] [3G/HD/SD-SDI Auto], [HD/SD-SDI ...
  • Page 38 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting [Copy From] Copies signal setting data from other [Composite] Sets the composite signal format. channel. [Auto]: Changes automatically  according to the format of the input For details of the setting, see [Copy From] signal. (page 44). It will take a few seconds to detect the format of an input signal.
  • Page 39 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting [HD] Sets Matrix of the HD signal. [Color Profile] Sets the color profile (color space and [ITU-R BT.709]: Select when the gamma) to be used.  signal of the ITU-R BT.709 standard There are nine Color Profile data items format is input.
  • Page 40 [E251 Native] ([E171 Native]): ST2084], [ITU-R BT.2100(HLG)],  Displays with the color space of the [S-LOG3(Live HDR)] BVM-E251 (BVM-E171) individual Selectable data: [User CH01] to  three primary color chromaticity [User CH30] (the currently selected points. This is the widest color space...
  • Page 41 [E251 Native] ([E171 Native]): when the color space and gamma are  Displays with the color space of the to be set individually depending on BVM-E251 (BVM-E171) individual the currently selected channel. three primary color chromaticity [SMPTE ST2084]: Displays with the ...
  • Page 42 SMPTE RP 431-2 PMW-F55/F5 CineAlta 4K Camera, [E251 Native] ([E171 Native]): etc.  Color space of the BVM-E251 (BVM-E171) individual three Notes primary color chromaticity points [ITU-R BT.2020]: Color space of The gamma is preset to [2.4] that is ...
  • Page 43 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting [Gamma] Select the gamma when [User CH01] to About HDR display (When HDR is [User CH30] is selected in the [Color The HDR display is a method to enabled on the BVM- Profile] menu. faithfully display the brightness of E171) [CRT BVM]: Gamma curve of the signals in which 100% or more level is...
  • Page 44  (10bit)/4095 (12bit) (white level) [Limit]: 64 (10bit)/256 (12bit)  Note (black level) to 940 (10bit)/3760 Use the BVM-E251/BVM-E171 as a (12bit) (white level) source monitor to use the [Other [HDMI] Sets the display mode for the HDMI Monitor] function.
  • Page 45: [Auxiliary Setting] Menu

    Use the USB memory stick, etc. with of the signal to the panel in one-to-one data stored by the BVM-E251/BVM- mode, or [Aspect Correction]. E171 to use the [Copy from External [Aspect Correction]: An SD signal ...
  • Page 46: [Function Setting] Menu

    – When [Pixel Zoom] is set to on When the HDMI computer signal is input (The native  scan is displayed regardless of the setting.) When a digital cinema signal (2048 × 1080) is input  and the internal signal is displayed ([Native Scan] is set Displayed the whole picture of to [Off] and the normal scan is displayed regardless of the H direction by sliding the...
  • Page 47 To hide the characters on the monitor during Submenu Setting setting [Aspect Mode] Sets the aspect ratio of the area marker Set the CHAR OFF button of the controller to on. As the characters on the display are hidden, it becomes easy to You can select from [16:9], [15:9], adjust the picture.
  • Page 48 [4:3] Note [Thickness] Sets the thickness of the area marker 1. Set from [1dot] to [5dot]. (Default Use the BVM-E251/BVM-E171 as a value: [2dot]) source monitor to use the [Other Monitor] function. [Color] Sets the color of the area marker 1.
  • Page 49 Note The MARKER and the pressed button light. Use the USB memory stick, etc. with data stored by the BVM-E251/BVM- To cancel the marker display E171 to use the [External Memory] Set the MARKER button to off. function.
  • Page 50  [Wipe] (wipe) Submenu Setting [Position] Sets the position of the boundary line. Left and right pictures Set from –100 (leftward) to +100 connected at the (rightward). (Default value: [000]) boundary position are displayed. [Butterfly] Sets the butterfly display. Submenu Setting The boundary line of the [Line Display]...
  • Page 51  When signal A and signal B are not the same signal To end the multi display format and signal system, the pictures may not be Set [Side by Side], [Wipe], [Butterfly], or [Blending] to displayed correctly. [Off] in the [Function Switch] menu (page 55) of the The input of signal A is not changed in the multi [Function Setting] menu, or set each function button of ...
  • Page 52 is [×2] (page 45)).  The time code display, the closed caption display, and The larger the number, the smaller the cursor. the embedded audio level display are also detected for gamut error display. Adjust the position of the cursor. In over scan mode, 5% mask portion is also detected ...
  • Page 53 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting [SDI RGB 10bit] [Upper Limit] (upper limit) [HDMI RGB] [Upper Limit] (upper limit) [G]: 0000 to 1023 (Default value: [G]: 0000 to 4095 (Default value:   [0983]) [3935]) (12bit conversion value) [B]: 0000 to 1023 (Default value: [B]: 0000 to 4095 (Default value: ...
  • Page 54 [Capture]  The saved file may not be opened due to the PC application used. Captures the still picture for the standard of the color The HD Frame Capture function is effective only for  evaluation (HD Frame Capture). the 3G/HD-SDI signal. ...
  • Page 55 The file of the captured frame is automatically Submenu Setting named and the file name is displayed on the screen [Native Scan] Sets whether or not to display the native during file saving. scan ([Off] or [On]). Note Note The monitor is not operated until the saving is The native scan is not selectable in the completed.
  • Page 56 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting [V Delay] Sets whether or not to display in V [Blue Only] Sets whether or not to display only the delay ([Off] or [On]). blue signal as a monochrome picture after cutting the red and green signals ([Off] or [On]).
  • Page 57 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting [Aspect Marker] Sets whether or not to display the aspect [Center Marker] Sets whether or not to display the center marker ([Off] or [On]). marker ([Off] or [On]). Notes Notes The aspect marker is not displayed The center marker is not displayed ...
  • Page 58 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting [Aspect Blanking- Sets whether or not to set the Aspect [Wipe] Sets whether or not to display in the Half] Blanking (the blanking outside the area wipe display ([Off] or [On]). of the aspect marker) to half blanking ([Off] or [On]).
  • Page 59 For selecting the interlace display mode, set [Native Submenu Setting Scan] (page 55) to [On] in the [Function Setting] [ALM Hold Reset] When the item is selected, the peak menu or by pressing the NATIVE SCAN button of hold of the audio level meter is the controller.
  • Page 60: [System Configuration] Menu

    When [System Configuration] is selected, the following menu is displayed. [Network] BVM-E251 Sets the remote control function of the network. [Monitor ID] Enter a monitor ID number. Set to 01 to 99. (Default value: [01]) [Group ID] Enter a group ID number.
  • Page 61 [SDCP/SDAP Sets the SDCP/SDAP community Community] name. When the item is selected, you can enter the community name (four characters). [SONY]: SONY is entered as a  community name. [New Name]: Enter a new name.  [SDCP Port No] Sets the SDCP port number.
  • Page 62: On Screen Set

    Submenu Setting Submenu Setting [1 Pin] – [8 Pin] Assigns the function to each pin of the [Sleep Mode] Sets the status when the main power PARALLEL REMOTE connector when switch is turned on. [Parallel Remote] is set to [On]. [Off]: Operation mode ...
  • Page 63 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting [Position] Sets the display position for the channel [Type] Sets the closed caption type. number. [Auto1]: Select to set to 608(VBI)  [Top Left]: top left when the SD-SDI signal is input or  [Top Center]: top center 708 when the HD-SDI signal is ...
  • Page 64 Submenu Setting Audio level Audio level [Peak Hold] Sets the peak hold mode of the audio level meter. [Off]: The peak hold does not  function. [Auto]: The peak hold is  automatically released after about 1 second. [Manual Reset]: The peak hold is ...
  • Page 65 Input the SDI signal. Enter a four-digit number for the password. (Default value: [9999]) Select the channel. [Change Password] Changes the password. Set the time code in the [Time Code] menu  [Enter New Password]: Enter a new password with (page 64) of the [On Screen Set] menu in the the numeric buttons and press the ENTER (Ent) [System Configuration] menu.
  • Page 66: [File Management] Menu

    [Under Scan]: The under scan is skipped.   [Over Scan]: The over scan is skipped. [Maintenance] The menu for the Sony service representative is [Screen Saver] displayed. Sets the screen saver function. [On]: When a still image is displayed on the screen for ...
  • Page 67 You can save the setting or adjustment value in the USB  Use the USB memory stick, etc. with data stored by the memory stick, etc. and copy it to another monitor. BVM-E251/BVM-E171 to use the [External Memory] function. Connect the USB memory stick, etc. to the controller.
  • Page 68: [System Status] Menu

    Note Note Use the USB memory stick, etc. with Use the USB memory stick, etc. written data stored by the BVM-E251/BVM- by the BVM-E251/BVM-E171 to use E171 to use the [External Memory] the [Restore System Data] function. function.
  • Page 69 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting [SDI Payload ID Displays the information of the Payload [CH Status] Displays the information on the used Status] ID data superimposed on the SDI signal channels. and current signal status of the monitor. The information of the internal signal When [Format] of the [Channel assigned to the channel number is Configuration] menu is set to a setting...
  • Page 70: [Controller] Menu

    When [Controller] is selected, the following menu is Submenu Setting displayed. [HDMI Status] Displays the signal information of the HDMI signal. When the following information is not decoded, [Unknown] is displayed. [Pixel Encoding]: [RGB 4:4:4] /  [YCbCr 4:4:4] / [YCbCr 4:2:2] [Color Depth]: [8bit] / [10bit] / ...
  • Page 71: Function Key

    When the item is selected, you can enter aspect ratio changes to 4:3 or 2.39:1. the community name (four characters). The aspect ratio of some signals is [SONY]: SONY is entered as a  fixed to 16:9 depending on the signal community name.
  • Page 72 Submenu Setting Submenu Setting [Status]: Various status information [Aspect Blanking-Half]: Aspect   regarding the monitor are displayed Blanking is set to half blanking. on a single page. [Aspect Blanking-Black]: The  For details on the display, see blanking level of Aspect Blanking is “Displaying the Monitor Status Page”...
  • Page 73: [Key Protect] Menu

    Assignable functions  [ALM Hold Reset]: [ALM Hold Rst] [Scan Mode Skip], [Native Scan], [16:9], [H Delay], [V [Horopter Check]: [Horopter]  Delay], [External Sync], [Comb], [Char Off], [Color Temp], [STATUS], [Aperture], [Mono], [Blue Only], [R Notes Off], [G Off], [B Off], [Chroma Up], [Interlace], [Pixel ...
  • Page 74: Displaying The Monitor Status Page

    Displaying the Monitor Status Page When Status has been assigned to a function button of the controller, various information, such as the setting status, display mode, and input signal information of the currently displayed video signal, are displayed on the monitor status pages.
  • Page 75 [RGB Range]: Displays [RGB Range] set in the [Channel Configuration] menu. [1080I/PsF]: Displays [1080I/PsF] set in the [Channel Configuration] menu. [Scan Mode]: Displays the selected scan mode. [Aspect Mode]: Displays the selected aspect ratio. [Interlace Display]: Displays On/Off of the interlace display.
  • Page 76: Upgrading The Monitor And Controller

    Windows Explorer is used for initialization, the upgrading may not be executed correctly. To get the upgrade data Contact your Sony representative. Saving the Upgrade Data in a USB memory stick, etc. Save the upgrade data (MSSONY folder) in a USB memory stick, etc.
  • Page 77: Upgrading The Monitor

    To confirm saving the data correctly (when the When the data is not saved correctly software version of the monitor is earlier than 1.1) Double-click on the file including checksum.bat in the file name. BVM-E251  MSSONY/MONITOR/BVM_E1/UPDATES/SOFT/ BVM_E251/checksum_soft.bat MSSONY/MONITOR/BVM_E1/UPDATES/ ...
  • Page 78: Upgrading The Controller

    When the upgrade sequence does not move forward correctly, the message such as [Procedure failure] is displayed in red. If this error message is displayed, contact your Sony representative. When version 1.2 or later of the software for the controller is upgraded...
  • Page 79: Extending The Monitor Function With The Optional License (Bvm-E171 Only)

    After completing payment, you will receive the license purchase key by email from your Sony representative. The license purchase key is described in the email or attached file.
  • Page 80: Obtaining The Install Key File

    Access the following website to complete the user registration according to the on-screen instructions: “eCSite” at https://www.ecspert.sony.biz If you have already completed the registration, go to step 5. Select [User Registration] on the bottom right of the screen.
  • Page 81 Make sure to enter the unique device ID correctly.  If you entered it incorrectly and the install key was issued, contact your Sony representative.  You can optionally download a pdf file with the install key. The user name can be provided in the pdf file, and the PDF display language can be selected.
  • Page 82: Activating The Optional License For Hdr-Compatibility

    (Ent) button. and on the power of the monitor. For details of the error/warning display on the indicators, see page 10. Contact your Sony representative if you cannot  activate the license. After the unit restarts, you can check whether the...
  • Page 83: Connecting The Sdi Signals

    Connecting the SDI Signals Single Link 3G/HD-SDI and Dual Link HD-SDI signals can be input to the SDI 1 IN and SDI 2 IN connectors of this unit. Signals up to 2-channel Single Link 3G/HD-SDI signals or 1-channel Dual Link HD-SDI signals can be input to the SDI 1 IN connector and the SDI 2 IN connector respectively.
  • Page 84: Troubleshooting

     The function button of the controller does not function.  When the setting has been changed in Troubleshooting the menu after setting with the function button, the last setting becomes effective.  The function of the function button on the This section may help you isolate the cause of a problem controller is different from that of the panel display.
  • Page 85: Specifications

    3) Chromaticity points of SMPTE RP 431-2, ITU-R BT.2020, BVM-E251 S-Gamut/S-Gamut3, and S-Gamut3.Cine are not covered in full. 4) The BVM-E251 individual chromaticity points. The widest Picture performance color space setting of the signal reproduced by the BVM- Panel OLED panel...
  • Page 86: Bvm-E171

    Output Optional accessories BNC (×2) (monitor output) BKM-17R/BKM-16R Monitor Control Output signal amplitude: 800 mVp- Unit p±10% BKM-37H/BKM-38H Controller Attachment Stand Output impedance: 75 ohms SMF-17R20 Monitor Interface Cable unbalanced Transmission distance: 3G-SDI: 70 m max. HD-SDI: 100 m max. BVM-E171 SD-SDI: 200 m max.
  • Page 87 Warm-up time Approx. 30 minutes RJ-45 (×1) To provide stable picture quality, turn Output on the power of the monitor and BNC (×2) (monitor output) leave it in this state for more than 30 Output signal amplitude: 800 mVp- minutes. p±10% 1) 48 Hz and 60 Hz are compatible with a frame rate of 1/ Output impedance: 75 ohms...
  • Page 88: Available Signal Formats

    Handle (1) SONY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF Screws (6) ANY KIND RESULTING FROM A FAILURE TO Before Using This Unit (1) IMPLEMENT PROPER SECURITY MEASURES CD-ROM (1) ON TRANSMISSION DEVICES, UNAVOIDABLE European Representative (1) DATA LEAKS RESULTING FROM...
  • Page 89 HD-SDI Single Link Signal System Signal Structure Quantization 1920 × 1080/50/I 4 : 2 : 2 (YCbCr) 10bit Limited 1920 × 1080/60 4 : 2 : 2 (YCbCr) 10bit Limited 1280 × 720/50/P 4 : 2 : 2 (YCbCr) 10bit Limited 1280 ×...
  • Page 90 Signal System Signal Structure Quantization 4 : 4 : 4 (YCbCr) 10bit Limited 4 : 4 : 4 (RGB) 10bit Limited / Full 1920 × 1080/30 /PsF 4 : 4 : 4 (YCbCr) 12bit Limited 4 : 4 : 4 (RGB) 12bit Limited / Full 4 : 4 : 4 (YCbCr)
  • Page 91 Signal System Signal Structure Quantization 4 : 4 : 4 (YCbCr) 10bit Limited 4 : 4 : 4 (RGB) 10bit Limited / Full 1920 × 1080/30 4 : 4 : 4 (YCbCr) 12bit Limited 4 : 4 : 4 (RGB) 12bit Limited / Full 4 : 4 : 4 (YCbCr)
  • Page 92 3G-SDI Single Link (2K) Signal System Signal Structure Quantization 4 : 4 : 4 (XYZ) 12bit Full 2048 × 1080/24 /PsF 4 : 4 : 4 (RGB) 10bit Limited / Full 4 : 4 : 4 (RGB) 12bit Limited / Full 4 : 4 : 4 (XYZ) 12bit Full...
  • Page 93: Aperture Modification Frequency

    Signal System Quantization 1280 × 960/60/P Limited / Full 1280 × 1024/60/P Limited / Full 1400 × 1050/60/P Limited / Full 1) Also compatible with the frame rate 1/1.001. 3) Limited / Full can be input and selected for RGB and YCbCr signals. 2) Displayed as masked when blanking SMPTE ST170 (480/59.94i) and ITU-R BT.470 (576/50i) horizontally.
  • Page 94: Picture Display Size

    Serial digital input Analog input HDMI input Signal system SD-SDI 3G/HD-SDI Composite Component (YCbCr) 1280 × 720/50P 25 MHz 1920 × 1080/50i 25 MHz 720 (1440) × 576/50i 5 MHz 1920 × 1080/60 50 MHz 1920 × 1080/50P 50 MHz 1920 ×...
  • Page 95 Native Scan Native Scan Native Scan Normal Aspect Under Scan Over Scan Side by Side Aspect ×1 ×2 Scan Signal system Correction ratio (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) ×...
  • Page 96 Native Scan Native Scan Native Scan Normal Aspect Under Scan Over Scan Side by Side Aspect ×1 ×2 Scan Signal system Correction ratio (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) × (V) (H) ×...
  • Page 97: Picture Frame Display

    Picture Frame Display SDI/composite input Progressive Interlace Signal system Display frame rate [Hz] Display frame rate [Hz] 720 × 576/50i 720 × 487/59.94i 59.94 59.94 1) 2) 1920 × 1080/24 1920 × 1080/25PsF 1) 2) 1920 × 1080/30  1920 × 1080/24 ...
  • Page 98 Progressive Interlace Signal system Display frame rate [Hz] Display frame rate [Hz]  1920 × 1080/50P  1920 × 1080/24  1920 × 1080/25P  1920 × 1080/30  2048 × 1080/24  2048 × 1080/25P  2048 × 1080/30 ...
  • Page 99: Scan Mode Image

    Scan mode Input signal system and scan mode Scan Mode Image image Example: Scan images of available signal systems 720 × 576 when a signal is input from the SDI input or composite input Displayed by sliding the For details of the picture display size, see “Picture ...
  • Page 100: Inserting/Ejecting The Usb Memory Stick

    [Under Scan] Proceed as illustrated to insert and eject a USB memory stick (sold separately). Scan mode Input signal system and scan mode See each menu for information about operations on USB image memory stick data. Aspect: [16:9] 1920 × 1080 ([1.896:1] 1280 ×...
  • Page 101  Do not disassemble or modify the USB memory stick. NOTICES AND LICENCES FOR SOFTWARE Do not allow the USB memory stick to get wet.  USED Do not use or store the USB memory stick in a location  that is: RSA Data Security’s MD5 License –...
  • Page 102: Dimensions

    Rear Dimensions BVM-E251 Unit: mm (inches) Front 1) When using this hole, use a screw which can be inserted into the monitor to a depth of 6 to 8 mm ( inches). When the controller is attached with the BKM-37H...
  • Page 103 Side Side Bottom Bottom When the tilt unit is attached to the BKM-37H When the controller is attached with the Front BKM-38H Front Dimensions...
  • Page 104: Bvm-E171

    Side Side Bottom 1) When using this hole, use a screw which can be inserted into the monitor to a depth of 6 to 8 mm ( inches). Rear BVM-E171 Unit: mm (inches) Front 1) When using this hole, use a screw which can be inserted into the monitor to a depth of 6 to 8 mm ( inches).
  • Page 105 When the controller is attached with the BKM-39H Front Side Dimensions...
  • Page 106 Sony Corporation...

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