SmallHD 503 UltraBright Deluxe Bundle

SKU: MON-503U-DELUXE-BUNDLE
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If your video or cinema camera has a monitoring LCD that easily washes out in bright sunlight, the SmallHD 503 UltraBright On-Camera Monitor, with its 2200 cd/m2 bright backlight, can be your solution to this environmental difficulty. The 5" 1920 x 1080 LCD provides a sharp image, ideal for focus pulling and image analysis on set and in the field. Another advantage of the high-brightness panel is the monitor's ability to preview HDR content.

HDR preview extends the display's dynamic range to portray a greater range of brightness in the image.The 503's form factor is at home on mirrorless cameras and smaller cinema cameras, though it is equally effective on larger cameras as well. A unibody aluminum exterior keeps the monitor durable yet lightweight, while also acting as a heatsink for the internal electronics.

  • 503 UltraBright 5" SDI/HDMI Monitor
  • 1080p Input; 2200 cd/m2 High Brightness
  • Dual-Side Monitor Cage
  • Shoe Mount 180° Tilt Arm
  • High-Impact Molded Medium Hard Case
  • Matte Screen Protector
  • 12 & 24" Thin BNC Cables

SmallHD 503 UltraBright Bundle

If your video or cinema camera has a monitoring LCD that easily washes out in bright sunlight, the SmallHD 503 UltraBright On-Camera Monitor, with its 2200 cd/m² bright backlight, can be your solution to this environmental difficulty. The 5" 1920 x 1080 LCD provides a sharp image, ideal for focus pulling and image analysis on set and in the field. Another advantage of the high-brightness panel is the monitor's ability to preview HDR content. HDR preview extends the display's dynamic range to portray a greater range of brightness in the image.

The 503's form factor is at home on mirrorless cameras and smaller cinema cameras, though it is equally effective on larger cameras as well. A unibody aluminum exterior keeps the monitor durable yet lightweight, while also acting as a heatsink for the internal electronics. Further adding protection, the LCD panel itself is topped with a layer of optically bonded Gorilla Glass, notable for its transparency and toughness. The optical bonding process ensures that blacks are not washed out while simultaneously reducing the harshness of reflections.

On the sides of the display are the SDI and HDMI I/O. Having dual SDI ports allows for A/B viewing of two different SDI signals, or the secondary port can be assigned as an output for sending an SDI signal downstream to another monitor, switcher, or wireless accessory. All the functionality of the monitor is available via the PageBuilder OS, which provides advanced functionality with a simple and efficient graphical user interface.Protect your 500 or 700-series monitor with this Medium Hard Case from SmallHD. The inside of the case is comprised of pick-and-pluck foam which can be easily customized to the shape of your monitor and essential accessories you may want to carry alongside your monitor. A rubber gasket seal keeps the case air and water-tight, while an automatic pressure purge system ensures the case is easy to open in pressure-differential situations. Molded-in padlock holes near the latches let you guard your monitor from theft. Once everything is packed up and the case is secured with the locking latches, the molded carry handle provides a comfortable way to transport your equipment.At only 2.75mm in diameter this Thin BNC Cable from SmallHD will snake around nearly any component you have in your rig, perfect for use in compact camera setups with an EVF or on-camera monitor which uses SDI.At only 2.75mm in diameter this Thin BNC Cable from SmallHD will snake around nearly any component you have in your rig, perfect for use in compact camera setups with an EVF or on-camera monitor which uses SDI.

PageBuilder OS

PageBuilder OS is an intuitive graphical user interface (GUI) that puts all the advanced functionality of the 503 UltraBright at your fingertips. Rather than have confusing menus, this GUI allows you to selectively apply monitoring tools such as waveform, vectorscope, multiview, LUTs, and focusing aids on different "pages". These pages can be easily flipped through using the joystick. The buttons on the front panel can also toggle monitoring tools on and off for each page.

ColorFlow 3D LUT Processing

To keep your images consistent from production through to post-production, ColorFlow allows you to import 3D LUTs and display the treated image side-by-side with the untreated image to correctly gauge exposure while visualizing what is being recorded by the camera. Side-by-side preview can also be used with the HDR preview function. Separate LUT-treated images can be sent downstream over SDI and HDMI so you can have the 503 UltraBright display a log image or LUT-treated image, while the director or client monitors connected to the outputs can receive images treated with a different LUT. An image capture function saves a still frame from the incoming video stream onto an SD card, and records the applied 3D LUT for post-production reference.

On-Set Problem Solving

PageBuilder OS has a dedicated "Output Preview" page which allows you to apply LUTs and other image adjustments specific to the output signal from the monitor. Whether you have your camera connected to the HDMI or SDI input on the 503 UltraBright, you are not limited by that protocol; the 503 UltraBright cross-converts to ensure compatibility with downstream hardware.

HD Scopes

Fill the screen with up to three simultaneous scopes including waveform, vectorscope, and histogram, while still being able to observe the camera feed.

Exposure Tools

Exposure Assist supports both ARRI- and Spectrum-based false color, with built-in IRE guides for reference. Utilize 2x Zebra to warn you when reaching a brightness level of your choosing. This is great for matching exposure across shots and cameras.

Customizable Focus Assist and Peaking Tools

As recording resolutions increase, so does the importance of focusing precision. With Focus Assist, you can highlight the areas that are in focus with a bright color. These highlights are easily visible on the fly for quick focus confirmation. Focus Peaking increases the sharpness of the image for a subtler focus confirmation without the need for bright outlines. The color and intensity of these tools are adjustable to fit your preference.

Versatile Frame Guides

Select standard markers and safety areas that can be overlaid on the display as lines or matte overlays, with custom opacity level and colors. Default aspect ratios include 4:3, 1.85, 2.39:1, 16:9, and Custom (user-selectable).

Power Options

Separately available DV, V-mount, or Gold mount battery plate can be attached to the rear of the display. A mounted battery can power the monitor, as well as attached accessories, through the 12V LEMO pass-through connection.

Construction

High-impact molded case with neoprene O-ring sealFully customizable, pick-apart foam insertAirtight and watertightAutomatic pressure purge systemMolded-in padlock holes
Display
Panel TypeIPS-Type LCD
Display Size5.0" / 12.7 cm
Screen Resolution1920 x 1080
Aspect Ratio16:9
Viewing AngleHorizontal: 178° (89/89)
Vertical: 178° (89/89)
Maximum Brightness2200 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio1000:1
Bit Depth / Color Support10-Bit (1.07 Billion Colors)
Pixels Per Inch (ppi)443 ppi
Color Gamut70% NTSC
Image ControlsBlue Only, False Color, Focus Peaking, Image Flip, Pixel-to-Pixel Zoom, RGB Parade, Screen Markers, Waveform
I/O
Video1 x BNC (3G-SDI) Output
1 x HDMI Type A Output
1 x BNC (3G-SDI) Input
1 x HDMI Type A Input
Embedded AudioHDMI
SDI
Audio1 x 3.5 mm Headphone Output
Built-In SpeakerNone
Card Slot1 x SD
Format Support
Video FormatSDI (10-Bit 4:2:2)
1080p: 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 
1080PsF: 23.98/24/25/29.97/30 
1080i: 50/59.94/60 
720p: 23.98/24/25/29.97/30/50/59.94/60 
480i 
576i 
HDMI (8/10/12-Bit)
1080p: 23.98/24/25/30/50/59.94/60 
1080PsF: 23.98/24/25/30 
1080i: 50/59.94/60 
720p: 23.98/24/25/30/50/59.94/60/100/119.88/120 
576p: 50/100 
480p: 59.94/60/119.88/120 
480i: 59.94/60/119.88/120/239.76/240 
576i: 50/100/200 
Power
Battery TypeNone
Mounting
Mounting3 x 1/4"-20 Female
Environmental
CertificationsCE, FCC, IC, RoHS, as per Manufacturer
Operating Temperature0 to 100°F / -17.8 to 37.8°C
Storage Temperature-4 to 120°F / -20 to 48.9°C
General
Dimensions (W x H x D)3.4 x 6.1 x 1.1" / 8.5 x 15.7 x 2.9 cm
Weight15.2 oz / 430.9 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.655 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.65 x 7.05 x 2"
CompatibilitySmallHD 500 and 700-series monitors
Interior Dimensions9.6 x 7.4 x 4.0" (24.4 x 18.8 x 10.2 cm)
Dimensions10.8 x 9.9 x 4.9" (27.4 x 25.2 x 12.5 cm)
Weight39.2 oz (1.1 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.8 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10.4 x 9.6 x 4.8"
General
Accessory TypeLCD screen protector
Accessories
Intended ForOn-camera monitor
ProtectionScratch-resistant, anti-glare
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.5 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)3.9 x 3.3 x 1.9"
Cable Length12' / 3.7 m
Weight0.1 lb / 0 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.095 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.05 x 4.95 x 0.55"
Cable Length2' / 0.6 m
Weight0.1 lb / 0 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.115 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.4 x 5.3 x 0.5"

In The Box

  • 1 x SmallHD 503 UltraBright On-Camera Monitor
  • 1 x SmallHD 503 Monitor Cage with 1/4"-20 and 3/8" Mounting Points
  • 1 x SmallHD FOCUS 180 Degree Tilt Arm Mount for Select On-Camera Monitors
  • 1 x SmallHD Medium Hard Case for 500/700-Series Monitors
  • 1 x SmallHD Matte Pro K Screen Protector for 503U Monitor
  • 1 x SmallHD Thin BNC Cable (12")
  • 1 x SmallHD Thin BNC Cable (24")
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