carrying case with incorporated LCD TFT LED backlight monitor
5" 16:9 A/V color PAL/NTSC/HDSDI/SDI with embedded audio

ROCKY III HD is the ideal monitor to make external video shots, it has got a 5” 16:9 LCD TFT LED backlight color display, compatible with PAL/NTSC/HDSDI/SDI television standards.
It has got a strong building suited with the immediate vision of shots made out its own production studios.
ROCKY III HD is incorporated into a case made by a waterproof and not-deformable plastic material, provided with a 1 watt amplifier and a loudspeaker to audio listening.
The monitor accepts on the CVBS/SDI BNC input: PAL/NTSC (auto switching) analogical signals and digital signals SDI with audio embedded; video modality (analogical or digital) is selected by a button.
The other BNC input is for HDSDI with loop BNC connector.
The SDI video signal carries 16 audio embedded* channels that can be listened through the front loudspeaker with the possibility to select either the 4 groups and the 4 AES channels by GROUP e CHANNEL buttons.
The ROCKY III HD can be supplied with a 220 V net by a IEC connector (it incorporates a power supply based on the switching modern technology), in alternative, it can be also supplied by linking a 12 V outside source to the 4 pins XLR connector (the same one used in broadcast cameras).
The ROCKY III HD pictures show bright colours and an high definition between a large view angle also with the presence of a direct light coming from back (of the operator).
Audio input signal can be of a balanced one type, with its input by Cannon connector or not balanced with the input on a RCA connector model.
ROCKY III HD is also provided with an earphone jack plug.
On the front panel there is a red and green bar instrument to test the audio level.The regulations and the selections are digital with control through buttons.
The ROCKY III HD is born to be used during broadcast television shots but it can also used for the following applications:

  • Professional video shots
  • Un-professional video shots
  • Representative Demo 
  • Conference rooms and video conference
  • Vehicles equipped with video recorders or DVD recorders
  • Surveillance video
  • Sat Antenna establishments
On the ROCKY III HD front panel are allocated:
  • LCD TFT LED backlight Display (16:9 or 4:3)
  • Loudspeaker
  • AUDIO LEVEL knob
  • POWER ON button
  • MENU button
  • SELECT button
  • DOWN button
  • UP button
  • POWER button (for display turn off)
  • GROUP button
  • CHANNEL button
  • BNC for composite video input or SDI video input
  • BNC HDSDI video input
  • BNC HDSDI video loop
  • button to select Composite or SDI video input 
  • Led Control Bar to test audio level 
  • 6.3 mm Earphone jack plug 
  • Cannon plug for balanced audio input
  • Rca plug for no balanced audio input
  • 4 pin cannon plug for 12 volts supply power input
  • 220 Volts input connector
  • 3 led indicators: ON, 220 volts, 12 volts.

All electronic section, connectors and drivers included, have been inserted into the waterproof case in order to isolate it in a close fitting manner from outside when its cover is closed.
Here following the extraordinary characteristics of this little suitcase firstly produced only for military use:

  • extraordinary impact resistance, corrosive material resistance, water resistance, sand resistance, dust resistance and atmospheric agents resistance
  • Hermetic closing
  • Waterproof resistant up to 10 mt depth
  • Removable cover
  • Anti overturning supports
  • High thickness plastic resin body
  • O-Ring lining model with neoprene seal
  • Pressurize valve for a fast adjustment of the inside pressure in case of height or temperature changes
  • Ergonomic handle and pressure locks with padlock liability
  • Temperature resistance (from - 33° to + 90°)
  • Crush tested
  • IP 67 Certification and Stanag 4280 Ed. 2 certification



  • Display: 5" Colours TFT LCD LED backlight
  • Display resolution (dots): 800 (W) x 480 (H)
  • Dot pitch : 0.135 (W) x 0.135 (H)
  • Display Dimensions : 118,5 x 77,5 mm
  • Brightness: 400 cd/m2
  • Contrast Ratio: 600 : 1
  • Rising Response Time: 6 (max 12ms)
  • Viewing angle H/V: 150°/130°
  • Operative temperature: 0 - 60° C
  • CVBS Video Input: PAL/NTSC Auto switch 1V pp composite, 75 ohms
  • SDI Video Input: SD, HD and 3 Gb/s SDI, SMPTE 292M, SMPTE 259M, SMPTE 296M, ITU-R BT.656 and ITU-R BT.601, 270 Mbit/s, 75 ohms
  • SDI Format Support: 625/25 PAL, 525/29.97 NTSC, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60, 1080PsF23.98, 1080PsF24, 1080PsF25, 1080i50, 1080i59.94, 1080i60.
  • SDI Video Sampling: 4:2:2
  • SDI Color Space: YUV
  • SDI Audio Sampling: Television standard sample rate of 48Khz and 24 bit
  • HDSDI, SDI,CVBS Connectors: 75 ohm BNC
  • Audio Mono Input 1: XLR connector, balanced 0dB input
  • Audio Mono Input 2: RCA connector, no-balanced input - 6 db
  • Inside Loudspeaker: 1W maximum power
  • Earphone output: 6.3 mm Jack
  • Dimensions (mm): 305 (W) x 270 (H) x 144 (D)
  • Weight: about 3,8 Kg
  • Power Supply: a) internal 100-240V AC, b) outside supply by 4 Pin XLR connection DC 12V ± 10%
  • Max Current consumption at 12V DC: 1200mA 
  • Max Current consumption at 100-240V AC: 150mA

*The 16 audio embedded channels are subdivided into 4 groups and each of them carries two couples of stereo channels.

In accordance with constant improvement policy of products, El.Man (Elettronica Mangione) reserves the right to modify without notice and at any time, features and prices of its own apparatus.