At CineGear 2022 we got a chance to watch SmallHD’s Action 5 2000 Nits 5 Monitor. SmallHD has introduced a number of high-end monitors in the last few years, and many shooter SmallHD aspire for more affordable monitors with excellent PageOS type menu system. The HDMI Action 5 monitor is specifically designed to fill that void.
The SmallHD Action 5 has a Streamlined 5 ″ touchscreen with a build that weighs just over 0.5 pounds. Action 5 is designed for your on-the-go shoots who want a bright, lightweight and compact monitor.
- Bright 2000 cd / m² display
- 1920 x 1080 screen resolution
- 1000: 1 contrast ratio
- Rec.709 color gamut supported
- Using Sony NP-F or Canon LP-E6 batteries
Action 5 is a 5 ″ monitor with HDMI input and output, headphone jack, LUTS and USB port for installing updates, 8VDC power out and DC power input. The monitor can be powered by Sony L and Canon LP-E6 batteries. You can also power it externally SmallHD D-Tap to Sony L-Series Faux Battery
2000 net brightness
Action 5 features 2000 net brightness, Which is perfect for outdoor use. It has a 1000: 1 contrast ratio, Rec. 709 color gamut, and multiple mounting points.
This monitor is powered by ActionOS, a simplified version of SmallHD’s professional-level PageOS software toolset that gives you the tools you need for out-of-the-box usability. The ActionOS toolset is designed to capture in 60 seconds. Using the touchscreen, you can easily select, adjust and toggle between the most important tools on the monitor, including Focus Assist, Exposure Tool and Look Tool.
Accentuate the in-focus area of the image for consistency at a glance
Use false color and an exposure scale to make sure your shot is burning perfectly
Contrast adjustment for log-based footage, with 3 SmallHD-designed LUT presets and the ability to load a custom LUT if desired
Quickly check your photo framing
|Mount Point||Three 20-20 mount points (right, bottom and back)|
|Resolution||1920 × 1080|
|Approximate ratio||16: 9|
|The size of the exhibition||5|
|HDMI input type||720x480i &[email protected]60Hz 720x576i &[email protected] [email protected]59.94, 60Hz [email protected]59.94, 60Hz [email protected]25, 29.97, 30Hz [email protected]24, 25, 29.97, 30, 50, 59.94, 60Hz [email protected]25,30Hz [email protected]|
What is included
- SmallHD Action 5 Monitor
- Screen protector
- Hinge mount (1/4 ″ -20 from cold shoe)
- USB flash drive (to update firmware / LUT)
- Mini-HDMI to HDMI cable (18in / 45cm)
- Micro-HDMI to HDMI cable (18in / 45cm)
- Wipe the microfiber screen
- Replacement M3 screw (for pan / tilt adjustment)
- M3 Allen key
Price and availability
Retail for SmallHD Action 5 329 USD And it’s available for pre-order.