Introducing the Action 5 by SmallHD

Less is more with the Action 5 monitor, SmallHD’s newest HDMI monitor that features a streamlined 5″ touchscreen and lightweight build.

The SmallHD Action 5 is designed for your on-the-go shoots, never weighing you or your camera down. Ideal for content creators, photographers, and budding filmmakers, this small but mighty monitor gives users access to the high-end features that have made SmallHD a go-to for filmmakers without compromising their budget. 

Featuring 2000 nits of brightness allows for easy outdoor visibility, a 1000:1 contrast ratio, Rec. 709 color gamut, and multiple mounting points. The Action 5 has an HDMI 2.0 input and output and a combination battery plate that supports both Sony L-series and Canon LP-E6 batteries.

This intuitive monitor is powered by ActionOS, a simplified version of SmallHD’s professional-level PageOS software toolset that gives you the necessary tools for out-of-the-box usability. The ActionOS toolset is designed to be mastered in under 60 seconds. Using the touchscreen, you can easily select, adjust, and toggle between the monitor’s most crucial tools, including Focus Assist, Expose Tool, and Look Tool. 

Available Tools

Focus Assist


Accentuate in-focus areas of the image for at-a-glance adjustments.

Expose Tool


Use false colour and an exposure scale to ensure your shot is lit perfectly.

Look Tool

Look Tool

Contrast adjustment for Log-based footage, with 3 SmallHD-designed LUT presets and the ability to load a custom LUT, if desired.

Frame Tool


Quickly check the framing of your image.

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