Sony PVM X-Series Monitors

Sony Electronics’ PMV-X Series of Professional Monitors Gain New Functionality Through a Complimentary Version 4.0 Firmware Update

Additions Include Closed Caption Support, Support for New Upgrade Licenses, Enhanced Monitor Output Improvements, In Monitor Display, Grid Display, Chroma Up and Parallel Remote

Sony’s PVM-X series of 4K HDR monitors, which are available in 18-, 24- and 32-inch sizes, are now eligible for a free Version 4.0 firmware update.  The latest firmware, which can be installed in the field, enables new capabilities and increases the power of the award-winning PVM-X series monitors.

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Highlights of the Version 4.0 firmware update include:

  • Closed captioning support
    • HD-SDI input
    • EIA/CEA-708: Service 1 to 6 and EIA/CEA-608 (CC1 to 4 and TEXT1 to 4) over EIA/CEA-708
    • Support for 720/60P and 1080/60i over HD-SDI
  • Support for new upgrade license configurations
    • PVML-SCX1:
      • 4K-HD down convert
      • 1080P to 1080i conversion
      • Processed output from EMO
    • PVML-TDX1:
      • LUT Processed output from EMO
    • Learn more about both licenses at
  • Support for audio and timecode output via the Enhanced Monitor Output (with PVML upgrade license)
  • In Monitor Display (IMD)
  • Grid Display
  • Chroma Up to assist in camera setup
  • Parallel Remote

The complimentary firmware, Version 4.0, is now available to be downloaded:

Learn more about Sony’s PVM-X series of monitors.  For additional information about Sony’s latest professional technologies, please visit and follow Sony Media Solutions on LinkedIn


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