GEAR TALK: SWIT CM55 C – An Affordable 5.5-inch On-Camera Monitor for Less Than US$3001 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
Finding an affordable yet production worthy field monitor can be a tough challenge, especially when you consider the fact that most budget-friendly monitors tend to compromise quality for the sake of lowering the price tag. Fortunately, there is one particular field monitor that provides a decent number of professional-level features all without breaking the bank.
The enticing offering comes from SWIT with their CM-55C field monitor. In the video below, Carl Yates of ProAV TV explains why this is one of the most affordable on-camera monitors the money can buy.
In essence, the SWIT CM-55C is a 4K 5.5-inch monitor designed to provide filmmakers with the right tools to properly evaluate their shots while filming on the fly. It features a 1080p display with a brightness rated at 450 nits. While the panel may not be the easiest to see in bright sunlight, the IPS panel allows you to view your composition with great image detail, even at extreme viewing angles.
via: 4K Shooters
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