Convergent Design have been at the forefront of portable on-camera 4K recorders ever since the Odyssey7Q and later the Odyssey7Q+, which has become one of the most popular 4K raw recorders especially for cameras such as the Sony FS5 and FS7. Known for their extensive firmware updates, which constantly add new features and functionality, the latest 2018.03 firmware update is no different. The latest firmware adds support for the popular Samsung 860 Pro and 860 EVO solid state drives to the Apollo and Odysse7Q+/7Q/7 and those with the Apollo option.
Convergent Design‘s latest Apollo unit is a portable multi-camera recorder/switcher has been awaited by many professionals working in the broadcast world. Some of the main features of the Apollo are that it can simultaneously record up to 4 x Full HD video signals, along with a fifth channel of either a Live-Switch between the four or a Quad-Split reference view.
The Apollo can also function as a four-channel live switcher while simultaneously recording the four isolated HD video signals. Much like the 7Q/7Q+, the Apolpo sports the same beautiful 7.7-inch 1280 x 800 OLED touch screen and body design.