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ikan Corporation D5-SU
5.6" HD-SDI LCD Monitor with Sony BP-U Battery Compatibility


ikan's D5 (HD-SDI LCD) on-camera field monitor has an abundance of features you need at prices you want.
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ikan's D5 (HD-SDI LCD) on-camera field monitor has an abundance of features you need at prices you want.  The D5 is outfitted with 1280 x 800 HD resolution for the attention to detail a video professional needs.  Equipped with false color and peaking the D5 enables the video professional to deliver precision shots.  The D5's small, lightweight design is perfect for handheld rigs.  The D5's HDMI input is complimented by a 3G-SDI input/output along with a headphone audio out feature.  The customized function buttons on the back of the D5 can be tailored for your workflow.  Furthermore, the D5's frame has a rubberized texture for better grip and handling making it easy to maneuver.


  • D5 5.6" 3G-SDI LCD monitor with hi-definition panel
  • BP5-S Sony BP-U DV battery blate
  • SM201 Ultra-heavy duty camera shoe mount
  • AC adapter


  • Inputs/Outputs - Ikan's D5 contains 3G-SDI (in/out) which allows the user to secure and input/output a 3GB video.audio signal up to 300 ft. This features is advantageous, especially when working in the field. Aside from the 3G-SDI, the D5 has an HDMI input.
  • HD Resolution - The D5 has a 5.6" screen with 1280 x 800 HD resolution.  It outputs crisp, clear shots on the field, which means less time in the editing room.
  • Small, Lightweight Design - 0.6 lbs is what the D5 weighs, making it a great field monitor for video professionals.  You don't have to worry about your handheld rig being weighed down, nor do you need to worry about it being cumbersome to pack away.
  • Flexible Battery System - The D5 has a flexible battery system that supports ikan's BP5 battery plate of your choice
    NOTE: This specific model, the D5-SU, is compatible specifically with Sony's BP-U batteries.  Other models may be available - please contact your sales representative for more information.
  • Peaking - The D5 is equipped with both Monochrome and Color Peaking features, which highlight the desired focus area in a bright, RED outline.  The operator adjusts the focus control until the RED indicator outlines on the desired area are razor sharp, indicating optimal focus.  For the best results, be sure the subject is properly exposed.
  • False Color -   The False Color feature utilizes a full spectrum of assigned color indicators, ensuring flawless shot exposure.  The under/over luminance warning enables the video professional to get the quality he/ she desires every time.  By adjusting the camera's Iris, the subject of the image will change color based on specific brightness values indicating optimal exposure.
  • DSLR Scaling - The DSLR Scaling function enables users to extend their DSLR camera's HDMI video output to any option of four: Normal, 3:2, 16:9 or Full Screen – convenience made simple.
  • Movable Pixel-to-Pixel - The D5's 1:1 pixel-to-pixel mapping allows the video professional to emphasize on individual chosen elements in the shot. This feature is essential for capturing optimum detail.
  • Clip Guides - The D5 offers adjustable upper Clip Guide levels to accurately display overexposed images in any shooting condition.  The operator simply assigns the upper IRE to their preference and any exposure over the set IRE limit will flash in a vivid purple, indicating only the over exposed area.


  • Diagonal: 5.6"
  • Resolution: 1280 x 800
  • LCD Brightness: 300 NIT
  • Contrast Ratio: 400:1
  • Viewing angles: 160 (H) x 160 (V)
  • Operating Volts: DC 6v to 24v
  • Dimensions: 4.1" H x 6.5" W x 0.9" D
  • Weight: 0.6 lbs
  • Power Consumption: 7W
  • Shipping Weight: 3 lbs
  • Inputs: 3G-SDI, HDMI
  • Video Outputs: 3G-SDI
  • Audio Output: Headphone 

Supported Resolutions & Frame Rates:

  • 3G SDI: 1920x1080p @ 50, 59.94, 60 Hz
  • HD SDI:
    • 1280x720p @ 50, 59.94, 60 Hz
    • 1920x1080i @ 50, 59.94, 60 Hz
    • 1920x1080psf @ 23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 30 Hz
    • 1920x1080p @ 23.97, 24, 25, 29.94, 30 Hz
  • SD SDI:
    • 720x480i @ 60Hz
    • 720x576i @ 50Hz
  • HDMI:
    • 720x480i & 720x480p @ 59.94, 60 Hz
    • 720x576i & 720x576p @ 50 Hz
    • 1280x720p @ 50, 59.94, 60 Hz
    • 1920x1080i @ 50, 59.94, 60 Hz
    • 1920x1080psf @ 24, 25, 29.97, 30 Hz
    • 1920x1080p @ 23.97, 24, 25, 29.94, 30, 50, 59.94, 60 Hz

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