SmallHD FOCUS Bolt Sidekick RX

Code: KAY/33.1.MON-FOC-BOLTSDKICK
The SmallHD FOCUS Bolt Sidekick RX combines SmallHD's popular FOCUS monitor with Teradek's Bolt 500 wireless receiver and Teradek's Sidekick receiver, all in a single unit.

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The SmallHD FOCUS Bolt Sidekick RX combines SmallHD's popular FOCUS monitor with Teradek's Bolt 500 wireless receiver and Teradek's Sidekick receiver, all in a single unit. Using the built-in receiver, the Focus Bolt can receive uncompressed 10-bit 4:2:2 HD video from a Teradek Bolt 500, Bolt 500 LT, Bolt 500 XT transmitters, a SmallHD FOCUS Bolt 500 TX, from up to 500' away, line-of-sight, as well as the Bolt 1000 and Bolt 3000 transmitters. Comfortable rubberized handgrips are included along with a neck strap, so you can comfortably hold onto the monitor as you roam around the set. An L-series battery kit for powering the monitor, cable clips, matte and glossy screen protectors, a cleaning cloth, and a micro-HDMI to HDMI adapter are also included.

Display-wise, the FOCUS Bolt 500 RX is based off the same display and I/O as the well-regarded standard FOCUS models. The 800 cd/m² bright touchscreen 1280 x 720 IPS LCD panel can be viewed in daylight and can be driven by either the single micro-HDMI input or the wireless input. Using the intuitive Swipe OS, you can turn on various monitoring tools like waveform, false color, and vectorscope, as well as focusing aids like peaking, with a tap. If your camera outputs UHD 4K over HDMI, the FOCUS will support that input resolution as well as HD and SD inputs. The wireless input only supports up to HD resolutions. At the rear of the monitor, a single NP-F battery bay accepts the included L-series battery for power.

SmallHD Focus Monitors

SmallHD's FOCUS 5-inch Monitor has a daylight-viewable 800 nit display, which is sharp enough to achieve critical focus and bright enough to be used outdoors. DSLR and mirrorless camera users will benefit from the FOCUS’ ability to pass through power to the camera. With a center-mounted Sony L Series battery, the FOCUS can power small format cameras like the Sony Alpha series with its auxiliary power out and camera specific battery adapter cables. This means 2-3 times the camera battery life and fewer batteries to carry, while enjoying a daylight viewable display in the field.

Bolt RX Compatibility:

  • FOCUS Bolt TX
  • Teradek Bolt 500, 1000, 3000, LT & XT Transmitters

The FOCUS is equipped with micro HDMI input, an SD card slot for loading 3D LUTs, and SmallHD’s professional suite of software tools. Activating tools such as Waveform, Focus Assist, or Pixel Zoom is done with simple touch or swipe of the screen. The touchscreen functionality, combined with the compact size of the FOCUS, makes this 5-inch display a true low-profile monitoring tool with high production value.