Getting Started with Odyssey

Included Free with Odyssey7Q+

    Video 

4K/UHD (4096x2160, 3840x2160): Apple ProRes, 4:2:2 YCC 10-bit / 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p 

2K/HD (2048x1080, 1920x1080): Uncompressed video in DPX stacks, 12-bit/10-bit 4:4:4 / 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p 

2K/HD (2048x1080, 1920x1080): Uncompressed video in DPX stacks, 10-bit 4:2:2 (recorded as 4:4:4) / 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 30p, 50p, 59.94p, 60p 

2K/HD (2048x1080, 1920x1080): Apple ProRes, 4:2:2 YCC 10-bit / 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 50p, 59.94p, 60p, 50i, 60i 

HD (1280x720): Apple ProRes, 4:2:2 YCC 10-bit / 50p, 60p 

4K/UHD video over 4 x SDI feeds, 2 x SDI feeds (source dependent) or HDMI 

4K/UHD Video over HDMI - supersampled to 2K/HD - Recorded as Apple ProRes 

4K Video over HDMI up to 24p, UHD Video over HDMI up to 30p - 10-bit 

2K/HD video over SDI up to 60p 

HD (1080) over HDMI up to 60p; HD (720) over HDMI up to 60p 

MULTI-STREAM HD Video Monitoring 

NOTE: this is a monitoring mode only. Apollo Option (upgrade, see below) will allow recording of up to four HD video signals. 

SDI and HDMI accepted 1080p/psf / 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50i, 60i 

SDI and HDMI accepted 720p / 50, 60 

Display four independent 1080 or 720 HD streams simultaneously (Quad-split). Includes capability to mix 1080 & 720 signals. 

OLED display divided into quadrants or a single input may be selected for full screen display. Live- switch between inputs directly. 

Inputs are SDI A, SDI B, SDI A I/O, SDI B I/O and HDMI (signals auto-detected; [SDI A] must always be present). 

HD video signals do not need to be Genlocked. 

HD video signals do not need to match frame rates or resolutions. 

NOTE: If feeding video from a switcher to Odyssey7Q+, the switcher must have internal frame synchronizers or the cameras input to the switcher must be genlocked. 

Apple ProRes Recording (saved in .MOV format)

PRORES 422 (HQ) 

The Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) codec offers the utmost possible quality for 4:2:2 or 4:2:0 sources (without an alpha channel) and provides the following:
• Target data rate of approximately 220 Mbps (1920 x 1080 at 60i)
• Higher quality than Apple ProRes 422 

PRORES 422 

The Apple ProRes 422 codec provides the following:
• Target data rate of approximately 145 Mbps (1920 x 1080 at 60i) • Higher quality than Apple ProRes 422 (LT) 

PRORES 422 (LT) 

The Apple ProRes 422 (LT) codec provides the following:
• Roughly 70 percent of the data rate of Apple ProRes 422 (smaller file sizes than ProRes 422) • Higher quality than Apple ProRes 422 (Proxy) 


Paid Upgrade

Odyssey RAW Bundle, $995, Purchased Online ONLY 

All recording option upgrades are available for demo on the Odyssey7Q+, but will appear with a blue or 

pink line “watermark” across the recorded image. 

Recording options are available to purchase as a permanent license (Odyssey RAW Bundle) or rent on a daily basis from the Convergent Design website at Convergent-Design.com/products/odyssey-raw.html. 

Please note that record option upgrades (rental or purchase) are delivered in the form of activation keys that are specific to the unit for which they are purchased and cannot be transferred between units. 

SONY FS7/FS700 RAW 

The Odyssey7Q/ Odyssey7Q+ support SONY FS7/FS700 4K & 2K RAW and high quality video derived from RAW. 

(Available for purchase with the Odyssey RAW Bundle or daily rental) 

FS 4K RAW / 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94, (FS700 only) 4K 440 frame burst mode: 100, 120 

FS 2K RAW / 23.98, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94, 100, 120, 200*, 240* 

NOTE: FS 4K/2K RAW data is recorded as .DNG files. 

FS 4K RAW to 4K Apple ProRes / 23.98, 25, 29.97 

FS 4K RAW to 2K Apple ProRes / 23.98, 25, 29.97 

FS 4K RAW to UHD Apple ProRes / 23.98, 25, 29.97 

FS 4K RAW to HD Apple ProRes / 23.98, 25, 29.97 

FS 4K RAW Burst to 2K ProRes / 100p, 120p (FS700 ONLY) 

FS 4K RAW Burst to HD Apple ProRes / 100p, 120p (FS700 ONLY) 

*NOTE: 2K RAW 200fps and 240fps, 4K RAW 50/60 and 100/120 Burst Recording require that you record to two SSDs simultaneously. 

ARRI ALEXA ARRIRAW 

The Odyssey7Q/ Odyssey7Q+ support all ARRIRAW fomats and frame rates output by Alexa Classic cameras. 

(Available for purchase with the Odyssey RAW Bundle or daily rental) 

ARRIRAW data is recorded as .ari files. 

ARRIRAW 16:9 / 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 48*, 50*, 59.97*, 60* 

ARRIRAW 4:3 / 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 48* *Future Firmware Update for 4:3 Support 

*NOTE: ARRIRAW above 30fps requires two SSDs to simultaneously record. In a future firmware update only one SSD will be required for all frame rates. 

CANON C500 Cinema RAW 

The Odyssey7Q/ Odyssey7Q+ support CANON C500 4K RAW. Future firmware updates will support “Slow & Fast” mode, and other C500 formats. 

(Available for purchase with the Odyssey RAW Bundle or daily rental) 

CANON Cinema RAW data is recorded as .RMF files. 

4K RAW to 4K Apple ProRes / 10-Bit / 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 

QHD RAW to UHD Apple ProRes / 10-Bit / 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 

Supported 4K/QHD RAW / 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50*, 59.94*, 60 4K Half RAW 50, 59.94, 100*, 120* 

2K/1080p 12-bit/10-bit 4:4:4 support / 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97 

*NOTE: CANON RAW 50-60p and Half RAW 100-120p requires two SSDs to simultaneously record. 

POV RAW 

Supports several industrial/ special use cameras’ RAW outputs. 

(Available for purchase with the Odyssey RAW Bundle or daily rental) 

IO Industries Flare 2KSDI: 2K/HD 10-Bit RAW / 23.98-60p 

Indiecam indieGS2K: 2K/HD 10-Bit RAW / 60-120p 

Indiecam indieGS2K: HD 10-Bit RAW / 23.98-60p 

Indiecam indieGS2K: HD 12-Bit RAW / 23.98-60p 

NOTE: RAW data is recorded as .DNG files. 

NOTE: Video outputs do not require Record Option. 

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