The ES-453U & ES-456 are microprocessor-based SMPTE Time Code displays. Both units read in both forward and reverse direction. The ES-453U reads 1/15 to 3x play-speed while the ES-456 reads 1/30 to 20x play speed. The units feature a .56" high yellow LED display and come standard in a desk-top case (rack-mount chassis optional). Both units display Hours, Minutes, Seconds and Frames, or may be switched to display User Bit digits.
If the ESE Time Code Output option is ordered on the ES-453U, a rea