S-1242F 23.8-inch Full HD SDI/HDMI Waveform Studio LCD Monitor (Discontinued!)

S-1242F 23.8-inch Full HD SDI/HDMI Waveform Studio LCD Monitor (<font color="red">Discontinued!</font>)
Item# S-1242F
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Product Description

23.8-inch Full HD LCD
The S-1242F adopts a 23.8-inch IPS LCD panel, with Full HD 1920x1080 resolution and LED backlight, 1000:1 contrast. The viewing angle is Horizontal: 178° / Vertical: 178°.

Key Features:

  • 23.8-inch LCD Panel with LED backlight
  • 1920x1080 resolution, 1000:1 contrast
  • H/V 178° viewing angle
  • Underscan / Overscan, safe area
  • HD/SD-SDI, HDMI, CVBS input
  • Build-in HDMI to SDI conversion output
  • Waveform (Y/Cb/Cr/R/G/B), with full scale
  • Vector scope, RGB histogram
  • Peaking focus assist (red/blue switch)
  • Embedded audio meter (SDI-16, HDMI-8)
  • TSL UMD and Text-Tally display
  • SDI timecode display
  • False color, Blue only, Zebra, colorbar
  • 3-color TALLY light
  • Customer editable video TITLE
  • V-mount / Gold mount battery plate optional


LCD Performance
Size 23.8 inches
Display area 527x296mm
Resolution 1920x1080
Aspect ratio 16:9 (4:3 adjustable)
Brightness 250cd/m2
Contrast 1000:1
Color 16.77 million colors
Viewing angle Horizontal: 178° Vertical: 178°
BNC x 2 HD/SD-SDI input
BNC x 1 Composite input
HDMI x 1 HDMI input
BNC x 2 HD/SD-SDI loop output
BNC x 1 HDMI converted to SDI output
HDMI x 1 HDMI loop output
3.5mm x 1 SDI and HDMI audio output
Video Format
SDI SMPTE-274M 1080i (60 / 59.94 / 50)
1080p (30 / 29.97 / 25 / 24 / 23.98)
SMPTE-RP211 1080psf (30 / 29.97 / 25 / 24 / 23.98)
SMPTE-296M 720p (60 / 59.94 / 50)
SMPTE-125M480i (59.94)
ITU-R BT.656 576i (50)
HDMI 480i/ 576i / 480p / 576p
1080i (60 / 59.94 / 50)
720p (60 / 59.94 / 50)
1080p (60 / 59.94 / 50 / 30 / 29.97 / 25 / 24 / 23.98)
Working voltage DC / battery 11V-17V
Power consumption ≤ 42W
Working temperature 0°C ~ +40°C
Working humidity 10% ~ 90%
Storage temperature -15°C ~ +60°C
Storage humidity 10% ~ 90%
Dimensions 576 x 387 x 47mm
Net weight (main body) 6.98kg (or 15.4 lbs)

Accurate Color Reproduction

S-1242F can be used on site camera monitoring and broadcast studio technical monitoring. The LCD monitor offers accurate color reproduction for broadcast application.

Color Calibration

The color temperature might get changed after years, and users can enter the menu to adjust the RGB Gain and Bias to calibrate the colors at any time.

Multi-format Input/output

S-1242F studio/field monitor supports:
  • HD/SD-SDI input x 2
  • HD/SD-SDI loop output x 2
  • HDMI input x 1
  • HDMI loop output x 1
  • HDMI input converted to SDI output x 1
  • CVBS input x 1

Build-in HDMI to SDI Conversion

The build-in conversion is used to broadcast and deliver the HDMI camera video. It's same format conversion and supports the following HDMI formats: 480i, 576i, 720p (60 / 59.94 / 50), 1080i (60 / 59.94 / 50), 1080p (30 / 29.97 / 25 / 24 / 23.98)

Video Analysis Assistant Pattern

S-1242F supports Waveforms display under both SDI and HDMI, including Y, Cb, Cr, R, G, B channels, and full scale display of each channel. The Vector scope and R/G/B histogram can be switched on/off independently to the waveforms.

Embedded Audio Monitoring

The monitor displays SDI and HDMI embedded audio level meters, and supports full 16-ch meters under HDSDI input; 8-ch meters under SDSDI and HDMI input. The audio meter is green, and will turn yellow when exceeds -20dB, and turn red when exceeds -9dB. The ch-1 and ch-2 embedded audio can be output via 3.5mm headphone socket and speaker.

Focus Assist

Under focus assist mode, the in-focused subject will be sketched out by red or blue lines. The focus assist is also available during the image zoom-in.

UMD and Text-Tally Display

S-1242F supports UMD and Text-Tally display of TSL 3.1/4.0 protocol, with 1-126 TSL address selection, and Max 8 letters displayed. The UMD/TALLY signal inputs via DB9(RS485) port on the rear panel of the monitor.

False color, Blue only, Zebra stripes, Internal colorbar

Safe Area and Scale Marker

You can select the scale of safe area frame from 80%, 85%, 90% and 95% in the menu system. And under HD input, the monitor can display multiple scale markers from 4:3, 13:9, 14:9, 15:9, 1.85:1 and 2.35:1, to help the composition the image of multi-purpose production.

Multiple Power Sources

The monitor provides 2x 4-pin XLR sockets of DC 11-17V power input, for main and backup DC input, and can be fixed on V-mount or Gold mount battery plates for field using.

3-color TALLY Light

There are front TALLY lights for each screen, with 3 colors display, and controlled via DB9 ports on the rear panel.


S-1242F monitor provides the standard 10x10cm VESA bracket installation; for desktop using, the monitor provides the stand feet, and a rotatable desktop VESA bracket A-VS22 is available for option purchase.

Standard Package

S-1242F offers the following accessories as standard package:
  • 1x 4-pin XLR power adaptor
  • 2x Desktop stand feet
  • 1x Gold mount/V-mount Battery plate (S-7004A/S)

And the optional accessories: Rack mount bracket (A-RK22) (sold separately)

Warranty Period: Two years conditional.

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