VK5  |  VK5 | 5.6" HDMI Monitor

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Included Option
In Stock
VK5 Deluxe Kit Available
Model: VK5
  • 1024 x 600 Resolution
  • DSLR Scaling
  • False Color - Adjustable Under & Over Luminance Warning (HDMI only)
  • Clip Guide - Adjustable Threshold (HDMI only)
  • Peaking Red Outline
  • Movable Pixel to Pixel
  • RGB Adjust
  • Resolution Support - 480i/p, 576i/p, 720p, 1080i/p
Video Inputs
  • HDMI
  • Component
  • Composite


Ongoing Innovation at an Affordable Price……introducing the VK5 from ikan!

Big things come in small packages and fortunately for all of us small prices too!!! The innovative VK5, with its single HDMI input is the perfect solution for your DSLR monitoring needs. With it’s multiple inputs, variable power options, durability and affordability, the ikan VK5 is a must have for your video arsenal. The VK5, like its predecessor the V5600, is a powerful production tool. The 5.6” diagonal screen is more than adequate size for framing and focusing, giving you the professional results you are looking for. With it’s stealth like design, DSLR scaling, Peaking, and False Color, the lightweight and portable ikan VK5, priced at $399.00, delivers all the features you need, at the price you want. The VK5 is available in a standard kit or in an optional deluxe kit the choice is yours.




The VK5 is equipped with Monochrome 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.

  VK7 Peaking  

DSLR Scaling

The DSLR Scaling function will allow users to extend their DSLR camera’s HDMI video output any option of four – Normal, 3:2, 16:9 or Full Screen – convenience made simple.

  VK7 DSLR Scaling  

False Color

The False Color feature utilizes a full spectrum of assigned color indicators, ensuring flawless shot exposure. As the camera Iris is adjusted, the subject of the image will change color based on specific brightness values indicating optimal exposure.



Adjustable Under Exposure & Over Exposure Warning

As an additional tool associated with the VK5’s False Color feature, ikan’s exclusive Adjustable Under Exposure and Over Exposed Waning feature gives the operator full control of the VK5 False Color brightness values. By setting the preferred IRE exposure limits, the operator is warned when the image exposure is exceeding or falling under the preset IRE limit, providing customizable, full image exposure control.


Clip Guides

The VK5 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.



AC Adapter
DV Battery Adapter (AC107-C, AC107-P, AC107-S, Or AC107-SU)
Shoe Mount (SM103)
VK5 Monitor

Diagonal (inch): 5.6Resolution: 1024 x 600
LCD Brightness: 220cd/m2Contrast Ratio: 350:1
Viewing angles: 80/80(R/L), 55/55(U/L)Operating Volts: DC 12-24V
Dimensions: 5.75” x 4.625” x 0.82”Weight : 0.7
Shipping Weight: 1.2Inputs: HDMI, Component, Composite

Batteries & Power

Sony Compatible Battery Charger

Canon DV900 Compatible Battery Charger

Battery Charging System
Included Option

Panasonic Compatible Battery Charger

Canon Compatible Battery

ikan's Canon "900" Series Style Ultra-High Capacity Battery

Canon LP-E6 Compatible Battery

Panasonic Compatible Battery

Sony "L" Series Compatible Ultra-High Capacity Battery

Sony L-Series NP-F970 Compatible Battery

ikan "BP-U" Type Ultra-High Capacity Battery

ikan "BP-U" Type Ultra-High Capacity Battery

AB Mount Pro Power System

V-Mount Portable Pro Power System

Universal Grip

  • AC Adapter
  • DV Battery Adapter (AC107-C, AC107-P, AC107-S, Or AC107-SU)
  • Shoe Mount (SM103)
  • Sunhood
  • VK5 Monitor