Turn your iPad into professional monitor & recorder

Perfect for run & gun video assist, script supervisors and video engineers.

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No Video Input

Smart Monitoring

iOS devices feature amazing displays that often exceed the quality of dedicated portable and on-board SDI monitors.

  • Accurate wide gamut colors
  • Slim form factor
  • Responsive touchscreen
  • Incredible computing power
  • No Video Input
No Video Input

Smart Monitoring

ScreenPort SDI adds video input to iPad, iPhone or Mac and turns it into professional 3G-SDI monitor capable of capturing up to 1080p60 video feed with your personal portable device.

ScreenPort app provides video controls, analysis and recording tools unmatched by most professional monitors.

  

Features

Auto Recording

In addition to manually triggered recording, ScreenPort can use SDI camera record flag to provide automatic recording start and stop.

SDI Metadata

Extract timecode, clip name, and other camera and lens metadata from ARRI, Sony, Canon, Panasonic and RED digital cinema cameras.

Cloud Streaming

Send your SDI stream over the internet anywhere in the world, with low latency and zero configuration required.

QTAKE Compatible

Turn iPhone into most portable QTAKE rig. Record directly into QTAKE project and sync it with main unit over QTAKE Cloud.

Power Options

Hot-swap batteries or USB-C power adapter can charge connected iOS device. Bus-powered over USB-C when connected to a Mac.

Wireless or Wired

In addition to Wi-Fi connection, ScreenPort can also connect to host devices using USB or Ethernet cable for higher throughput.

Color Calibration

ScreenPort app is ColorTRUE Aware. It supports color calibration using X-Rite ColorTRUE calibration devices, such as i1Display Pro.

Video Scopes

Analyze SDI signal exposure, color and focus with adjustable waveform, vectorscope, histogram, false color and focus peaking tools.

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Software

ScreenPort SDI device comes with free ScreenPort app for iOS which provides basic monitoring and recording operation. Users that require more advanced functionality can use compatible QTAKE applications.

ScreenPort app
QTAKE Monitor app
Software license Free Requires QTAKE Server 2.01
Support for multiple ScreenPort devices Up to 4 devices
SDI monitoring
SDI recording
Auto-recording for supported cameras
Encoder settings
Network settings
Frame lines 2 2
Image flip & flop
Image move, scale, rotate
VR view
Screen color calibration
3D LUT support
Waveform monitor Coming soon Coming soon
Vectorscope Coming soon Coming soon
Histogram Coming soon Coming soon
False color Coming soon
Focus peaking Coming soon
SDI timecode
SDI metadata ARRI
SDI metadata RED Clipname only Clipname only
SDI metadata Sony, Canon, Panasonic TBD TBD
In-out ranges
In-out range notes (text, drawing)
Custom metadata fields
Thumbnail clip browser
Thumbnail clip browser with filtering and nesting
PDF reports
Host device media storage
Database and media sync to QTAKE
Cloud stream Coming soon
Non-SDI audio capture Coming soon Coming soon

1) QTAKE Server is a metadata collaboration system specialized for on-set use with iPad or iPhone. It can run locally on set or in the cloud to provide synchronization of multiple units and remote access to clips and metadata. Price starting at 30 USD/day, weekly and monthly rentals available. Learn more about QTAKE Server.

2) Currently View mask only, more coming soon.

ScreenPortApp

ScreenPort app

ScreenPortApp

QTAKE Monitor app

FAQs

Features

ScreenPort SDI acts as a special capture card with on-board encoding, which means it can transfer full HD resolution video over the lower bandwidth connection, such as USB. It also means you can use host devices with slower CPU, because the heavy lifting is done by the ScreenPort SDI hardware.
ScreenPort SDI device comes with a free ScreenPort app for iOS which provides basic monitoring and recording operation. Users that require more advanced functionality can use compatible QTAKE applications. See comparision of available features.
Any device running iOS 12 or later can be used with ScreenPort SDI. Both Lightning and USB-C ports are supported. The app UI is optimized to run on any screen size, from iPod Touch to iPad Pro.
ScreenPort SDI is compatible with QTAKE Video Assist, QTAKE Server, QTAKE Cloud and QTAKE Monitor. None of the QTAKE apps is required for basic operation. However when the device is paired with an iPad or iPhone running the QTAKE Monitor app, it provides a perfect solution for run-and-gun video assist. In addition to local storage, operators can use cellular connectivity of the iOS device to automatically sync database and media to main QTAKE system. This way the director can access splinter unit takes just a few seconds after they have been shot.
No. Similar to professional monitors, SDI output connector is used as loop-through. Playback to external monitor can be provided via AirPlay.
Any HD-SDI or 3G-SDI signal is compatible with ScreenPort SDI. In addition to video, audio and timecode, it can also read SDI metadata from selected digital cinema cameras. Current firmware supports all ARRI Alexa models.

Orders

You can place your order online by contacting our sales team. Price of ScreenPort SDI is 999 USD (899 EUR) excl. shipping & VAT.
We accept EUR payments from EU-based customers and USD payments from customers located elsewhere.
We accept wire transfers and Visa/MasterCard MOTO credit card payments.
Yes, ScreenPort SDI is in stock and shipping has already started! Please contact our sales team or your local reseller for more information about product availability.
Shipments are sent from our facility located in central Europe via FedEx Intl Priority service. Transit time varies between 1 - 4 working days, depending on the destination country. Additional time for customs processing and delivery within your country may be required.
We ship internationally via FedEx Intl Priority service. Shipping fees vary depending on the destination country and number of ScreenPort SDI units in your order. Contact our sales team for more details. Customs fees or additional fees may apply on international orders. Contact your local customs office for more information.

Tech Specs

Video Input / Output:
  • 3G-SDI / 3G-SDI loop-through

Data ports:
  • Ethernet
  • WiFi (2.4 GHz only, 2 x 2 MIMO)
  • USB-C

Power:
  • USB-C power adapter
  • External batteries (not included)

Dimensions:
  • 115 x 85 x 30 mm (4.53" x 3.35" x 1.18")

Weight:
  • 160 g (0.35 lb)
Bitrate:
  • CBR or VBR
  • Adjustable from 5Mbps to 40Mbps

Encoder:
  • H264
  • H265 coming in future firmware update

Processing delay:
  • 1 frame, compared to dedicated SDI monitors

Upgrades:
  • Free firmware updates
  • In-app purchases
What's in the box:
  • ScreenPort SDI device
  • Two WiFi antennas
  • Power adapter with international plugs
  • USB-C to USB-C power & data cable
  • USB-C to Lightning power & data cable

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