ikan DH5E overview
With more cameras supporting 4K HDMI output, having a monitor like the Ikan DH5e, which can handle 4K video, is important. Any video input over HDMI is passed through without modification. Whether in-line with a recorder or just for monitoring purposes, the advantage of 4K support does not end there. Focusing aids benefit greatly from the added image fidelity. Legacy workflows are still supported, with NTSC and PAL signals supported over HDMI. The LCD panel of the DH5e is LED backlit and features a resolution of 1920 x 1080. This resolution can display Full HD video without scaling, ensuring tack-sharp critical focus representation for HD productions. 4K video benefits from the 1:1 pixel mapping function for added assurance.
This monitor includes various accessories so you can use it right out of the box. For working in bright conditions, use the sun hood to block glare and reflections. Use the included ball mount to secure the monitor to a standard accessory shoe. Keep your screen in optimal condition with the included screen protector and cleaning cloth. If you have Canon LP-E6 or Sony L-Series type batteries, use one of the included swappable plates. An AC adapter is included for powering from a wall outlet. Other features may be added in the future, and the firmware can be updated by downloading from the Ikan website to the included USB flash drive.
- Peaking highlights the sharpest (most in focus) areas of the image with a color outline. The VXF7 features two modes: monochrome and color. The monochrome mode shows the image in black and white with the red peaking outline, and the color peaking mode shows the image in color with a red peaking outline. Both the peaking color and sensitivity can be adjusted in the monitor’s menu system
- Movable Pixel-to-Pixel Mapping
- 1:1 pixel-to-pixel mapping allows you to look at parts of your image without any scaling, so you can see the actual detail and not be fooled by scaling artifacts. Using the navigation keys, the non-scaled area can be moved to analyze other portions of the image.
- DSLR Scaling
- The DSLR Scaling function enables you to extend your DSLR’s HDMI output to any option of four display options: Normal, 3:2, 16:9, or Full Screen.