D5-1: 5.6" 3G-SDI LCD On-Camera Field Monitor w/ Hi-Def Panel

5.6" 3G-SDI LCD On-Camera Field Monitor w/ Hi-Def Panel
Includes Canon 900, Sony L, Panasonic D54 Battery Plates

Model: D5-1
  • 1280 x 800 HD panel
  • False Color with Adjustable Under Luminance & Over Luminance Warning
  • Clip Guide with Adjustable Threshold
  • Peaking with Red Outline
  • DSLR Scaling
  • Includes: Canon 900, Sony L, Panasonic D54 Battery Plates
Video Inputs
  • 3G-SDI
  • HDMI


Ikan’s D5 (HD-SDI LCD) on camera field monitor has quality features at an affordable price. 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.



HD Resolution

Although the D5 has a 5.6-inch screen, with 1280 X 800 HD resolution what you see is what you get! The D5 outputs crisp, clear shots on the field, which means less time in the editing room.





Flexible Battery System
The D5 has a flexible battery system that supports ikan’s BP5 battery plate of your choice.


Advanced Software Features
The D5 is loaded with advanced software features like false color and peaking. The D5 is designed with a flexible battery system that supports Sony, Canon, Canon-E6 and Panasonic. Each of these features is highly effective in their own right creating a smooth workflow for superior results. With quality features at an affordable price, the D5 provides endless possibilities for the video professional.   


Common Software Features

  • False Color

  • Peaking

  • DSLR Scaling

  • Clip Guides

  • Pixel to Pixel

  • Underscan

  • Monitors that contain Common Features: D5 • D7 • VK7i • VX9e • VX7c • VX17e • VH7i • VX9i


    Ikan monitors are 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.

    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.

    Movable pixel to pixel

    The 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

    Ikan 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.

    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.


    Underscan constrains the size of your image so the monitor shows everything the camera is seeing.


    AC Adapter
    Canon 900, Sony L, Panasonic D54 Battery Plates
    Monitor Visor
    SM201 (SM-201)

    Aspect Ratio:16:10
    Audio Output:Headphone
    Brightness:300 cd/m2
    Build Material:Plastic
    Color System:PAL/NTSC/SECAM (Auto-Detected)
    Contrast Ratio:500:1
    Dimensions:4.1 x 6.5 x 0.9 in.
    Dimensions (Metric):104 x 165 x 22 mm
    Display Technology:IPS
    Input Voltage:DC 6V - 24V
    Inputs:3G-SDI, HDMI
    LCD Brightness:300 NIT
    Operating Temperature:0°C ~ 60°C (32°F ~140°F)
    Operating Volts:DC 6v to 24v
    Outputs:3G-SDI, 3.5mm Headphone
    Pixel Pitch:0.094 x 0.094 (mm)
    Power Consumption:7W
    Resolution:1280 x 800
    Response Time:30ms
    Screen Size:5.6 in.
    Shipping Dimensions:4.75 x 7.75 x 3 in.
    Shipping Dimensions (Metric):120 x 196 x 76 mm
    Shipping Weight:3 lbs
    UPC Code:847983013418
    Video Outputs:3G-SDI
    Viewing angle:160° horizontal/160° vertical
    Weight :0.6 lbs
    Weight (Metric): 0.27 kg

    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

    Essential Accessories
    ikan SHD5 - Sunhood for D5 & D5w . Click to see the ikan SHD5 product page.
    Sunhood for D5 & D5w
    Model: SHD5
    • Sunhood for D5 and D5w
    Monitor Mounts

    Table/Wall/Desktop Stand
    DV Chargers

    Sony Compatible Battery Charger

    Canon DV900 Compatible Battery Charger

    Panasonic Compatible Battery Charger
    Power Options

    Canon Compatible Battery

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

    Canon LP-E6 Compatible Battery

    Panasonic Compatible Battery

    ikan's Panasonic "D54" Type 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
    Cables & Adapters

    Single Input/Dual Output Passive HDMI Splitter
    Battery Options

    Anton/Bauer Power Tap Cable with Coaxial
    Monitor Replacement Parts

    12 Volt 2 Amp AC Adaptor - Euro

    12 Volt 2 Amp AC/DC Adapter for AU/Australia

    12 Volt 2 Amp AC Adapter for Japan

    12V 2A Replacement Power Supply for Most Monitors and Lights
    Accessorized For

    Clamp w/ EI-A08 Stand Adapter (E-Image)

    Sony a7S Cage Kit

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Cage Kit

    Panasonic GH4 Cage Kit

    Elements Plus Complete 15mm Shoulder Rig w/ Follow Focus

    by DSLR News Shooter

    "Another nice feature is 1:1 movable pixel to pixel mapping. All of these can be customized into easy to use preset buttons on top of the monitor. The menu button uses scroll wheel design."

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    by Von Wong

    "I noticed the IKAN monitors while visiting Vistek ProFusion 2012 over in Toronto a couple months back and was quite impressed with the build quality."

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    by Ruscher Visuals

    "This monitor is great for a single monitor onset, personal monitor for a camera operator and even for an AC as a focus puller. The physical features make it great buy and will allow you to use on various camera platforms."

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