Desview U6 5.5″ 4K HDMI Camera Control Monitor

The Desview U6 5.5″ 4K HDMI Camera Control Monitor is another affordable option if you are looking for a bright on-camera monitor that also features camera control.

The monitor features a 5.5″ IPS LCD with 1920 x 1080 resolution, a claimed brightness of 2800 cd/m² brightness, a 1000:1 contrast ratio, 400 ppi, and touchscreen control. The monitor covers 90% of the DCI-P3 color space standard.

The Desview U6 has an HDMI input and output, and it supports up to 4K DCI 60p and UHD 60p video inputs. The HDMI is pass-through. There is also a USB Type-C port that provides a 5V power input, and it also can be used for LANC camera control functions such as iris and focus for select cameras. A USB Type-A port allows you to import custom 3D LUTs.

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With the camera control functionality, you can control some aspects of select cameras, however, Desview doesn’t provide any list of what cameras will actually work. On their website, they show the Canon C/100/C200, Sony FS7/FX6, and ZCAM E2.

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The monitor has the following view assist tools:

  • Pixel pinch-zoom
  • Aspect ratios: Preset and customizable
  • Anamorphic de-squeeze: 1.33x, 1.5x, 1.66x, 1.79x, 2.0x
  • Image flip: Auto and manual
  • Image rotation: Auto and manual
  • Color focus assist, with adjustable style and intensity
  • Peaking, with adjustable intensity
  • False color
  • Zebra, customizable
  • Waveform: Luma and RGB, customizable with region-of-interest highlighting
  • Vectorscope
  • RGB parade, customizable
  • Histogram: Luma and RGB
  • LUT import via USB storage device
  • Audio meter display
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You can also power your camera or other accessories using the 8 VDC barrel output. The U6 can be powered using the integrated L-series battery plate or via a separately available DC adapter. The monitor draws 15W.

Two 1/4″-20 threads on the side and bottom allow you to mount the monitor on a variety of configurations, or you can use the included cold shoe adapter to mount the monitor on your camera. There is also a 3.5mm headphone jack on the bottom of the monitor.

What do you get?

You get the following items in the kit:

  • Desview U6 5.5″ 4K HDMI Camera Control Monitor
  • Thumb Drive
  • Cold Shoe Mounting Adapter
  • HDMI Cable Set
  • D-Tap Power Cable
  • USB Type-C to LANC Camera Control Cable
  • Microfiber Cleaning Cloth
  • Storage Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

Price & Availability

The Desview U6 5.5″ 4K HDMI Camera Control Monitor is now available for $389 USD.

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