SmallHD 5 Inch Monitor Comparison

  SmallHD 501
501
SmallHD 502
502
SmallHD 502 Bright
502 Bright
SmallHD 503 Ultra Bright
503 Ultra Bright

Display

Panel Type LCD LCD LCD IPS LCD
Size Diagonal 5 5 5 5
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Pixel Density (PPI) 441 441 441 443
Aspect Ratio 16:9 Native 16:9 Native 16:9 16:09
Active Area 5.0 in 5.0 in 5.0 in 4.9 in
Brightness 400 nits 400 nits 1000 nits 2200 nots
Contrast 1500:01:00 1500:01:00 1500:01:00 1000:01:00
Color Gamut 85% NTSC (100% Rec 709) 85% NTSC (100% Rec 709) 100% Rec 709 70% NTSC
Color Depth 8 Bit 8 Bit 10 Bit Color Processing 10 Bit
Viewing Angle Full 179 Degrees Full 179 Degrees Full 179 Degrees 170 degrees Typical
Backlight Type LED LED LED LED
Adjustable Backlight Yes Yes   Yes
Temperature Adaptive Color Yes Yes    

Input Signal Types/Formats

3G-SDI     1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 1080i100, 1080i119.88, 1080i120 YCC 4:2:2 @ 10-bits:
1080p60
1080p59.94
1080p50
1080i60
1080i59.94
1080i50
HD-SDI   RGB/YCC 4:2:2 and 4:4:4, 080i60, 080i59.94, 080i50, 1080p30, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080pSF23.98, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF25 , 1080pSF29.97, 720p60, 720p59.94, 720p50 1080i60,1080i59.94,1080i50, 1080p30, 1080p29.97, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080psF30, 1080psF29.97, 1080pSF25, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF23.98, 720p60, 720p59.94, 720p50, 720p30, 720p29.97, 720p25, 720p24, 720p23.98, YCC 4:2:2 @ 10-bits: 1080p30, 1080p29.97, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080psf30, 1080psf29.97, 1080psf25, 1080psf24, 1080psf23.98, 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 720p60, 720p59.94, 720p50, 720p30, 720p29.97, 720p25, 720p24, 720p23.98", 1080i60, 080i59.94, 080i50, 1080p30, 1080p29.97, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080psF30, 1080psF29.97, 1080pSF25, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF23.98, 720p60, 720p59.94, 720p50, 720p30, 720p29.97, 720p25, 720p24, 720p23.98
SD-SDI     576i50, 480i59.94 YCC 4:2:2 @ 10-bits: 480i29.97
576i25
HDMI Supports YCC 4:2:2, 8/10/12 bit color in RGB & YCC 4:4:4 1080p60, 1080p59.94, 1080p50, 1080p30, 1080p29.97 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98,1080i120, 1080i119.88, 1080i100, 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 720p120, 720p119.88, 720p/100, 720p60, 720p59.94 , 720p50, 720p30, 720p29.97, 720p25, 720p24, 720p23.98, 480p59.94, 480p60, 480p100, 480p119.88, 480p120, 480p239.76, 480p240, 576p50, 576p100, 576p200, 480i59.94, 480i60, 480i119.88, 480i120, 480i239.76, 480i240, 576i50, 576i100, 576i200 Supports YCC 4:2:2, 8/10/12 bit color in RGB & YCC 4:4:4 1080p60, 1080p59.94, 1080p50, 1080p30, 1080p29.97 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98,1080i120, 1080i119.88, 1080i100, 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 720p120, 720p119.88, 720p/100, 720p60, 720p59.94 , 720p50, 720p30, 720p29.97, 720p25, 720p24, 720p23.98, 480p59.94, 480p60, 480p100, 480p119.88, 480p120, 480p239.76, 480p240, 576p50, 576p100, 576p200, 480i59.94, 480i60, 480i119.88, 480i120, 480i239.76, 480i240, 576i50, 576i100, 576i200 Supports YCC 4:2:2, 8/10/12 bit color in RGB & YCC 4:4:4, 1080p60, 1080p59.94, 1080p50, 1080i120, 1080i119.88, 1080i100 . Supports YCC 4:2:2, 8/10/12/16 bit color in RGB & YCC 4:4:4, 1080p30, 1080p29.97 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 720p120, 720p119.88, 720p/100, 720p60, 720p59.94 , 720p50, 720p30, 720p29.97, 720p25, 720p24, 720p23.98, 480p59.94, 480p60, 480p100, 480p119.88, 480p120, 480p239.76, 480p240, 576p50, 576p100, 576p200, 480i59.94, 480i60, 480i119.88, 480i120, 480i239.76, 480i240, 576i50, 576i100, 576i200 YCC 4:2:2 @ 8 bits, 8/10/12 bit color in RGB & YCC 4:4:4: 1080p60, 1080p59.94, 1080p50, 1080p30, 1080p29.97 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98,1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 1080i30, 1080i29.97, 1080i25, 720p120, 720p119.88, 720p100, 720p60, 720p59.94 , 720p50, 720p30, 720p29.97, 720p25, 720p24, 720p23.98, 480p120, 480p119.88, 480p60, 480p59.94, 576p100, 576p50, 480i240, 480i239.76, 480i120, 480i119.88, 480i60, 480i59.94, 480i30, 480i29.97, 480i24, 480i23.98, 576i200, 576i100, 576i50, 576i25
Component     Not Supported  
Composite     Not Supported  
Audio HDMI HDMI and SDI HDMI and SDI HDMI & SDI - Monitor through Speakers in Front Bezel or Through Headphone Jack - Metering up to 8 channels
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502
SmallHD 502 Bright
502 Bright
SmallHD 503 Ultra Bright
503 Ultra Bright

Output Signal Types/Formats

3G-SDI     1080p50, 1080p59.94, 1080p60, 1080i100, 1080i119.88, 1080i120 YCC 4:2:2 @ 10-bits: 1080p60, 1080p59.94, 1080p50, 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50
HD-SDI   RGB/YCC 4:2:2 and 4:4:4,1080i60,1080i59.94,1080i50, 1080p30, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080pSF23.98, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF25 , 1080pSF29.97, 720p60, 720p59.94, 720p50 1080i60,1080i59.94,1080i50, 1080p30, 1080p29.97, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080psF30, 1080psF29.97, 1080pSF25, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF23.98, 720p60, 720p59.94, 720p50, 720p30, 720p29.97, 720p25, 720p24, 720p23.98, YCC 4:2:2 @ 10-bits: 1080p30, 1080p29.97, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080psf30, 1080psf29.97, 1080psf25, 1080psf24, 1080psf23.98, 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 720p60, 720p59.94, 720p50, 720p30, 720p29.97, 720p25, 720p24, 720p23.98
SD-SDI     576i50, 480i59.94 YCC 4:2:2 @ 10-bits: 480i29.97, 576i25
HDMI Supports YCC 4:2:2, 8/10/12 bit color in RGB & YCC 4:4:4 1080p60, 1080p59.94, 1080p50, 1080p30, 1080p29.97 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98,1080i120, 1080i119.88, 1080i100, 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 720p120, 720p119.88, 720p/100, 720p60, 720p59.94 , 720p50, 720p30, 720p29.97, 720p25, 720p24, 720p23.98, 480p59.94, 480p60, 480p100, 480p119.88, 480p120, 480p239.76, 480p240, 576p50, 576p100, 576p200, 480i59.94, 480i60, 480i119.88, 480i120, 480i239.76, 480i240, 576i50, 576i100, 576i200 Supports 8/10/12 bit color, 1080p60, 1080p59.94, 1080p50, 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 1080p30, 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080pSF23.98, 1080pSF24, 1080pSF25, 1080pSF30, 720p60, 720p59.94 , 720p50 Supports YCC 4:2:2, 8/10/12 bit color in RGB & YCC 4:4:4, 1080p60, 1080p59.94, 1080p50, 1080i120, 1080i119.88, 1080i100 . Supports YCC 4:2:2, 8/10/12/16 bit color in RGB & YCC 4:4:4, 1080p30, 1080p29.97 1080p25, 1080p24, 1080p23.98, 1080i60, 1080i59.94, 1080i50, 720p120, 720p119.88, 720p/100, 720p60, 720p59.94 , 720p50, 720p30, 720p29.97, 720p25, 720p24, 720p23.98, 480p59.94, 480p60, 480p100, 480p119.88, 480p120, 480p239.76, 480p240, 576p50, 576p100, 576p200, 480i59.94, 480i60, 480i119.88, 480i120, 480i239.76, 480i240, 576i50, 576i100, 576i200
Component     Not Supported  
Composite     Not Supported  
Audio Stereo Out (headphones) Stereo Out (headphones) Stereo Out (headphones) HDMI & SDI - Monitor through Speakers in Front Bezel or Through Headphone Jack - Metering up to 8 channels

Connector Type

SDI   1 SDI (in), 1 SDI (out) 1 SDI (in), 1 SDI (out - selectable) 1 SDI (in), 1 SDI (out)
HDMI 1 HDMI (in), 1 HDMI (out - always ON) 1 HDMI (in), 1 HDMI (out) 1 HDMI (in), 1 HDMI (out - selectable) 1x Input, 1x Output
Component     Not Supported Not Supported
Composite     Not Supported Not Supported
Audio 1/8in Mini Stereo Headphone 1/8in Mini Stereo Headphone 1/8in Mini Stereo Headphone 1/8in Headphone Jack
Power In LP-E6 style LP-E6 style LP-E6 style Battery X 2 Locking Power 2-pin Connector

Power Out

USB Micro-USB 5V @ .5A Micro-USB 5V @ .5A Micro-USB 5V @ .5A Micro-USB

Controls

Primary Control Interface Joystick + “Back” button Joystick + “Back” button Joystick + “Back” button Joystick Navigation, Dedicated Back/Power Button. 2 Additional User Assignable Function Buttons
Record/Capture Capture button Capture button Capture button  
User Defined Functions Uses “Pages” in conjunction with the Joystick control to provide any number of user defined monitoring options. Uses “Pages” in conjunction with the Joystick control to provide any number of user defined monitoring options.    
RF Wireless Remote / External Control Via Remote Via Remote Wireless Remote  
  SmallHD 501
501
SmallHD 502
502
SmallHD 502 Bright
502 Bright
SmallHD 503 Ultra Bright
503 Ultra Bright

Data I/O

Storage SD Card (full-size) SD Card (full-size) SD Card (full-size) SD Card for LUTs, Captured Images, Image Overlays, Firmware Upgrades, Profile Saving.
USB Factory use and Future user functionality Factory use and Future user functionality Self Color Calibration USB port supports storage devices for LUTs, Captured Images, Image Overlays, Profile Saving

Power

Connector Type LP-E6 style LP-E6 style LP-E6 style 2x Power 2-pin Connector: 1 for Power Input, 1 for Power distribution to an external device (Requires Power Input)
Voltage 6.0 - 8.4 volts 6.0 - 8.4 volts 6.0 - 8.4 volts With DV Battery Plate: 6.0 - 8.4V 7.2V Nominal With High Voltage Battery Plate: 12 - 34V 14.4V Nominal With Power Input: 12 - 34V Max
Power Consumption 6 watts 8 watts 7 - 9 watts 11 watts
Battery Plate Included LP-E6 (2 battery slots) LP-E6 (2 battery slots)    
Recommended Power Supply LP-E6 coupler with built-in 7.2v, 2A regulator LP-E6 coupler with built-in 7.2v, 2A regulator   Included
Overload Protection Yes Yes Yes Yes
Smart Battery Compliant Yes Yes    
Battery Types LP-E6 LP-E6 LP-E6  
Output Voltage (VDC)        

Environmental

Compliance CE, FCC, IC CE, FCC, IC CE, FCC, IC FCC, IC, CE, RoHS
Operating Temperature 30F to 90F 30F to 90F 30F to 85F 0 - 100 degrees F
Storage Temperature 0F to 120F 0F to 120F 0F to 120F -4 - 120 degrees F
Screen Protection 1mm Acrylic (user replaceable) 1mm Acrylic (user replaceable)   AR Coated Gorilla Glass Optical Bonding on Panel
Height 2.9" (7.37cm) 2.9" (7.37cm) 3.4" (8.64cm) 3.36" (8.53cm)
Width 5.8" (14.73cm) 5.8" (14.73cm) 6" (15.24cm) 6.16" (15.65cm)
Depth/Length .8" (2.03cm) .8" (2.03cm) 1.1" (2.79cm) 1.13" (2.87cm)
Weight (Item Only without battery) 7oz (198.45g) 7.4oz (209.79g) 9.4oz (266.49g) 15.2oz (430.91g)
Weight (Packaged) 14.88oz (421.84g) 15.36oz (435.45g) 16oz (453.59g) 25oz (708.74g)
Mount Points (3) ¼-20 thread points (bottom, back & right side) (3) ¼-20 thread points (bottom, back & right side) (3) ¼-20 thread points (bottom, back & right side) 1 ¼”-20 Thread on Top of Monitor, 1x ¼”-20 Thread on Bottom of Monitor, 1x ¼”-20 Thread on back of Monitor @ Bottom Center

Software

Pixel Zoom (type) 2x & 4x with smooth pan via joystick 2x & 4x with smooth pan via joystick 2x & 4x with smooth pan via joystick 2x & 4x with smooth pan via joystick
Frame Guides Yes Yes Yes Yes: Preset Aspect Ratios & Customizable
DSLR Scale Canon, Nikon Canon, Nikon Canon, Nikon Canon 5DMkii & Canon 7D
Custom Scale Yes Yes Yes Yes (Underscan Only)
Anamorphic De-Squeeze Yes Yes Yes Yes: 1.33x, 1.5x, 1.66x, 2.0x
Image Rotate(Manual/Automatic) Yes Yes Yes Yes - Automatic or Manual Control
Image Flip (Manual/Automatic) Manual and Auto Flip Manual and Auto Flip Yes Yes - Automatic or Manual Control
Cross Conversion   Yes Yes Yes: HDMI -> SDI & SDI -> HDMI
Focus Assist (Colors) Yes Yes Yes Yes - User Adjustable Color Style and Intensity
Peaking Yes Yes Yes Yes - User Adjustable Intensity
False Color Yes Yes Yes: ARRI, Custom Yes - Rainbow & Arri Style
Zebra Yes - Multiple Yes - Multiple Yes - Multiple Yes - Dual - User Configurable
Waveform Yes Yes Yes Yes - Luma & RGB Style, Fully User Customizable w/ Region of Interest Highlighting
Vectorscope     Yes Yes
PIP No No No  
RGB Parade Yes Yes Yes Yes - Fully User Customizable
Histogram Yes Yes Yes Yes - Luma & RGB Style
Horizon Indicator No No No  
Image Capture Yes with Dedicated Capture Button Yes with Dedicated Capture Button Yes Yes - With Dedicated Button
Custom LUTS Yes Yes Yes Yes - Loadable as Looks on Pages or as Systemwide Color Calibration via the settings menu
LUT Creation No No No  
LUT Downstream Yes Yes Yes Yes - Available on SDI 1 or HDMI Out. Applied on Output Preview Page.
LUT Import Yes Yes Yes via SD Card or USB Storage Device
Image Overlay Yes Yes Yes Yes with Opacity Slider and Blink Setting
Blue Only No No No  
Firmware User Upgradable. Current Version: 2.0 User Upgradable. Current Version: 2.0   Compatible with 1300-1700-2400-3200 Firmware VX.x and later. Firmware Version to support 503UB & 703UB Does not yet exist. Version number not yet known.
Audio Meters Yes Yes Yes Yes - HDMI & SDI up to 8 channel

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