The sweet little 5-inch monitor that Sony introduced at CES 2011 is now in stock and shipping for $399.
The CLM-V55 has a clip-on attachment for mounting on Sony Alpha hot shoes or a standard hot/cold shoe as found on other DSLRs and camcorders. The 5-inch display has a 800 x 480 resolution and offers a 1:1 zoom to full HD images. It connects via HDMI and sports a headphone jack so you can monitor audio as well.
Find the CLM-V55 here on B&H.
Sony just dropped the official details and product photos of the new 5-inch CLM-V55 monitor for Alpha DSLRs – or just about any other DSLR with an HDMI-out.
Sony CLM-V55 Key Features
- Clip-on attachment for Sony hot shoe or standard ISO hot/cold shoe
- 5-inch WVGA LCD (800 x 480 resolution)
- Tilt/swivel mount
- Pixel magnification for 1:1 zoom of HD image
- 16:9 and 4:3 on-screen markers
- Brightness, contrast, colour tone (phase), colour temp and auto dimmer controls
- Mono speaker
- Headphone jack
- Volume control
- Battery (included) or AC powered
- LCD hood included
- Available March 2011
More details and images below. [click to continue…]
Sony had a new external video monitor on display at CES 2011. The new 5-inch CLM-V55 monitor connects via HDMI inputs and will produce a live view from the camera’s sensor thanks to a coming firmware update for the A55, A33, A580 and A560 Alpha cameras. [click to continue…]