First Look at the Atomos Shinobi 4K 5-inch HDR Monitor

Earlier today Atomos announced a new 5-inch monitor called Shinobi. This new model is very similar to the Ninja V which was introduced last year but without the recorder aspect and with a significantly reduced part.

For users who have no need for a recorder or need a secondary monitor to complement their existing recorder, the Shinobi is an interesting option. It offers the same high brightness (1000 cd/m²) as the Ninja V but with a simpler, lighter body and significantly reduced cost without losing all the advanced display functionality/usability.

Above you can see Wex Photographic’s look at the new Shinobi monitor. Do note that the new monitor does not have the Ninja V accessory port it also has just an HDMI input and no HDMI output like the Ninja V (so you can’t chain another monitor to this one).

Here are some of the specs of the Atomos Shinobi 

  • 1920 x 1080 resolution touch display
  • 10-Bit exterior viewable LCD
  • 4K HDMI Input (up to 4K 30p)
  • 1000 cd/m² Brightness
  • AtomHDR Mode with 10-Stop dynamic range
  • Supports a different type of Log formats from different camera manufacturers
  • Support Sony L-Series batteries
  • The Shinobi monitor can be calibrated using X-Rite’s i1DisplayPro for ongoing accurate HDR and Rec709 monitoring
  • Weight – 6.91 oz / 196 g
  • Price – $400

PROAV TV look at the new Atomos Shinobi 

Fenchel & Janisch look at the new Atomos monitor

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