line of 5” 500 and 700 Series monitors, at 7”, are now compatible with an extended variety of popular and professional industry powering solutions. Previously compatible with popular and affordable Sony L-Series or Canon LP-E6 batteries, the panels are now available with Pro Battery Plate Kits that will allow the usage of top shelf powering systems. Newly available Gold Mount or V-mount battery attachments, for example, will power a 700 Series model for more than a day. The 500 and 700 Series monitors will be on hand at SmallHD’s booth during the IBC convention this coming September in Amsterdam.
“Now, regardless of the on-camera configuration we have a solution to fearlessly power your monitor— via DV or larger camera batteries, LEMO, DTAP or AC power,” says Wes Phillips, SmallHD Co-Founder, via the press release.
HDVP has covered SmallHD several times since they began as a company in 2009, including a visit with the current models in the 500 and 700 Series lines at NAB this last April. They had just released the 450-nit, 720p 701 Lite
and 702 Lite
screens. Despite low price points of $699 and $899 respectively, they still offer HDMI in/out, built-in De-Log 3D LUTs, Focus Assist, Exposure Assist, Waveform, RGB Parade and audio metering...[continue reading]