SmallHD Action 5: a monitor designed for your on-the-go shoots


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SmallHD ACTION 5: a monitor designed for your on-the-go shootsPriced at $ 329.00, the new Action 5 from SmallHD is an easy-to-use, touchscreen monitor for indie filmmakers and professionals.

SmallHD announces the launch of the Action 5 Monitor, a lightweight, 5-inch video monitor with exceptional brightness and ActionOS, a streamlined, version of SmallHD’s industry-leading PageOS 4 software toolset.

The company says, introducing the new product, that “at just over 0.5 lbs., Action 5 is designed for your on-the-go shoots, never weighing you or your camera down. Ideal for content creators, photographers, and budding filmmakers, this small but mighty monitor gives users access to the high-end features that have made SmallHD a go-to for filmmakers without compromising their budget.“

“The Action 5 is the perfect on-ramp into the SmallHD ecosystem of monitors; it offers a simplified user interface, daylight-viewable display, and a lightweight form factor that you would expect from SmallHD–all without breaking the bank,” said Dave Bredbury, Product Manager for CS Cine. “Whether you’re a newcomer looking for your first monitor or a professional who needs a secondary or backup solution, the Action 5 offers one-touch functionality and the most user-friendly OS on the market, based on the same SmallHD UX and UI found on the biggest Hollywood film sets.”

SmallHD ACTION 5: a monitor designed for your on-the-go shootsAnother tool in the filmmaker’s arsenal

Here is some more information about the SmallHD Action 5 as shared by the company:

The SmallHD Action 5 Monitor features a lightweight 5.5” LCD touchscreen with 2000nits brightness, 1,000:1 contrast ratio, 1080p resolution, 440 PPI, Rec. 709 color and advanced software tools that have been simplified for one-touch functionality.

SmallHD’s Action 5 Monitor weighs in at 10 oz, attaches via HDMI to almost any camera setup and comes with a combination battery plate supporting Sony L-Series or Canon LP-E6 batteries right out of the box. The (Read more…)