When it comes to deciding upon a professional reference display to add to your DaVinci Resolve Hardware setup, what are the things you need to look out for? Authors Robbie Carman and Patrick Inhofer discuss the emergence of HDR and UHD video and why you should consider buying a professional reference display that supports both.
- So Pat, let's conclude this chapter…by talking about two additional monitor considerations…that I think are on a lot of peoples' mind,…and that is UHD or 4K monitor,…as well as being ready for the future with HDR.…- Well let's be clear, this monitor's not 4K of UHD--…- Neither one of those.…- In fact to get a true reference display…that's truly 4K or UHD is mondo bucks.…- Yup.…- We're talking like sedan, luxury sedan bucks.…- Yeah, I actually have a Sony X300,…which is a 4K HDR reference display.…
No, it's just as expensive as my car.(both laughs)…So it is pretty expensive.…Now when it comes to reference displays,…there are a lot of them out there…that are going to be able to do UHD and 4K.…But finding a UHD 4K monitor that also combines HDR,…well that's kind of a little bit of a unicorn.…Sony, Dolby and just a couple other companies…are the only ones producing that.…- But we can go into the consumer space,…and we can use some calibration tricks…to try to get what our consumer, 4K, or UHD displays…that do HDR,…
- Understanding Linux, Mac, and Windows Resolve systems
- Key hardware components: CPU, RAM, and GPU
- Video reference monitors
- Control surfaces
- Hardware accessories for color correction