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SmallHD 503 Bright Full HD Field Monitor

Abel Code: SmallHD503
Mfr. Code: MON-503U
This daylight visible, UltraBright LCD monitor delivers 2200 nits brightness, 1920x 1080 resolution, HDR preview, custom focus assist, tools like waveform or peaking, 3D LUT support, Gorilla Glass, and 12v LEMO power.
Key Highlights
  • Low power consumption yet BRIGHT!
  • 1920x1080 resolution
  • (2) SDI + (2) HDMI in/out


This SmallHD 503 UltraBright Monitor features a remarkable 2200 nits brightness on a Gorilla Glass 5" LCD. The features packed in this durable, small on-board monitor include a PageBuilder OS to access professional tools like waveform, focus peaking, and 3D LUTs, plus the ability to monitor two input sources simultaneously. In addition, this compact monitor sits in a rugged milled aluminum housing with 12v LEMO 2-pin input, an SD Card slot, and HDR Preview.

SmallHD boasts that their UltraBright monitors are the brightest monitors in the world that maintain low power consumption. In addition to LEMO power, you can choose to power the UltraBright monitos with optional battery mounts.

Those familiar with SmallHD monitors will appreciate the addition of programmable buttons to the user interface on the front of the monitor.



What's in the Box

  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Actual contents of rental kits are variable, based on client requirements and availability. Please contact your AbelCine Rental Agent for details, or to request a specific configuration.


Key Highlights

  • Low power consumption yet BRIGHT!
  • 1920x1080 resolution
  • (2) SDI + (2) HDMI in/out
  • 5" diagonal screen
  • Pro tools, including Focus Assist
  • Monitor (2) inputs simultaneously
  • 3D LUTs


Input Connector/Port:
1 x microUSB - for custom LUTs and firmware updates
2 x LEMO 2-pin - Locking LEMO connectors: (1) for power input, (1) for power distribution to an external devices (Requires Power Input)

Inputs & Outputs

Audio I/O:
Audio Output - 1/8" Headphone Jack


Monitor Resolution:
1920x1080 (Full HD)
Monitor Input:
2 x SDI
1 x HDMI
Monitor Size:
5.0" and Under
Monitor Features:
Visible Outdoors (Daylight)
Cross Conversion - Yes: HDMI → SDI & SDI → HDMI
Joystick Navigation
Monitor Power:
Batteries - Optional, with purchase of select batteries and battery plate
Monitor Audio Options:
Stereo Mini Jack
Monitor Brightness:
Daylight Visible
Monitor Type:
Monitor Options:
Mount Points:
1 x 1/4"-20 - on top of monitor
Display Functions:
False Color - Yes - Rainbow & ARRI Style
Image Flip - Yes - Automatic or Manual Control
Zoom - Pixel Zoom - 2x & 4x Zoom with smooth pan via joystick
Dual Input View
Peaking - Yes - User Adjustable Intensity
Frame Guides - Yes - Preset Aspect Ratios & Customizable
Waveform - Yes - Luma & RGB Style, Fully User Customizable w/ Region of Interest Highlighting
Image Rotate - Yes - Automatic or Manual Control
Vectorscope - Yes
Zebra - Yes - Dual - User Configurable
Histogram - Yes - Luma & RGB Style
Custom LUTs - Loadable as Looks on Pages or as Systemwide Color Calibration via the settings menu. Import LUTs via SD Card or USB Storage Device
HDR - Preview
Focus Assist - Yes - User Adjustable Color Style and Intensity
2 x User Assignable Buttons
Anamorphic - De-Squeeze - Yes: 1.33x, 1.5x, 1.66x, 2.0x
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