Picture Monitors: Colour

With the advent of micro-electronics and the inherent stability of such devices the cost of colour monitors has been reduced to the point where they are as cheap as good monochrome monitors. Servicing of colour is more complicated than for monochrome monitors, therefore it is advisable not to install too many colour monitors in a studio control room.

Generally, monochrome monitors will be used when permanently displaying a particular vision source, i.e. Cam1, Cam2, videotape etc. Colour monitors will usually be switched to particular sources as necessary. Lighting and vision control will require, in addition to the transmission monitor, at least two assignable colour monitors.

Each monitor should be able to display ...

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