5 inch uwater HDMI SDI Video Monitor Live Video option option

5 inch uwater HDMI SDI Video Monitor Live Video option

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5.5 inch underwater HDMI SDI Video Monitor with Live Video option


* Screen resolution: 1920x1080, Full HD resolution
* Video Monitor fits and works with all brands of the underwater housings
* Build in battery gives you 4 hours NON stop usage time
* Set of the monitor includes: Sealed monitor, Battery charger, Monitor Hood, Hot shoe Ball Mount, Bulkhead connector per your choice
* Compact and Rugged design, dimensions: 163 x 114 x 87 mm, Depth Rating -100 meters (150 m is option)​

With the enhanced 450 cd/m2 back-light and a 1000:1 color contrast ratio, this Video Camera Monitor produces a crystal clear picture and shows colors vividly even used under sunlight.
Forget to have to look through the viewfinder or using your camera small display.
A large, manufacturer sealed, bright external DNC-5A monitor gives you the ability to frame your shots and focus with great precision, the flexibility to swivel and tilt to any angle (which is convenient for underwater photography).
Color temperature function allows you perfectly match a color of the DNC-5A screen and your Video or DSLR camera screen.
The monitor is powered by its own UN/DOT 38.3 Certified Lithium batteries so they do not rob any power from the camera battery.
Analyze the incoming video signal with built-in video monitoring tools to achieve correct exposure, focus, and color balance.

* Screen resolution: 1920x1080, Full HD resolution
* 5.5 inch Screen Diagonal, Wider view angle 160 degree
* The monitor is completely sealed
* Monitor fits and works with all brands of the underwater housings
* Two user-programmable function buttons - F1; F2
* Brightest available on the underwater market – 450 nits
* Built-in battery gives you 4 hours of non-stop usage time
* Compact and Rugged design, dimensions: 163 x 114 x 87 mm
* Depth Rating: 100 meters (150 m is an option)
* Reverse polarity protection circuit

Line consist 2 different configurations:

DNC-5A(HS) - $2695 HDMI input, SDI live streaming video out connector
DNC-5A(SH) - $2695 SDI input, HDMI live streaming video out connector


Built-in functions of DNC-5A include:

DNC-5A Waveform 5.5 inch underwater HDMI monitor

Focus peaking - The operator adjusts the focus control until the red outlines on the desired area are well visible, indicating optimal focus.
For the best results, be sure the subject is properly exposed.
Available Four colors - Red, Green, Blue, White.

Pixel-to-pixel -  The LCD Panel in this display has a native display of 1920x1080 pixels.
A signal of any other resolution is scaled to fit this native resolution.
There may be time when it is desired to view the incoming signal without scaling.
Enabling Pixel To Pixel Mode turns off the scaling and displays a 1920x1080 pixel window of the original image.
Each pixel of the panel displays one pixel of the original image.

Vectorscope, Waveform - will really aid you in getting beautiful shots that are properly exposed, and with vibrant, consistent color

False color - The false color feature utilizes a full spectrum of assigned color indicators, ensuring flawless shot exposure.
As the camera Iris is adjusted, the subject of the images will change color basic on specific brightness values indicating optimal exposure.

Histogram - to graphically summarize the distribution of a univariate data set.

Zebra - Zebra Stripes is a feature that allows you to see where certain areas of brightness in the frame may be blown out, or too bright.

R/G/B only -  to adjusting chroma and phase

Color bars - Color bars are an artificial electronic signal generated by the monitor itself, for calibrating Brightness and Contrast.

Image flip; Freeze and much more


DNC-5A(HS) - this model has converter HDMI to SDI and additional Output SDI bulkhead connector for Live streaming video up to 3G
DNC-5A(SH) - this model has converter SDI to HDMI and additional HDMI bulkhead connector for Live streaming

HDMI Input, HDMI Output

The DNC-5A(H2) can output HDMI signal from monitor to large monitor up to 30 meters for instant review (cable DNC-1066) or up to 100 meters (fiber optic DNC-1034).
Loop through capability, allowed user to monitoring the filming and feed the signal to another source such a film director monitor.

DNC-5A hdmi version of underwater 5" monitorDNC-5A 5 inch lcd hdmi monitor with external 30 meters hdmi underwater cable

HDMI Input, SDI Output

The DNC-5A(HS) can output SDI signal from underwater monitor up to 50 meters (cable DNC-1062).
SDI output, allowing it not only to display live signals but also send them out to another monitor simultaneously.
The ability to display live picture on display at once while still maintaining the original video quality.
Adjusting the monitor settings does NOT affect the properties of the footage you are taking in Record mode, and does NOT affect on Output signal (live video).
You will get a clean SDI signal on the surface end.

DNC-5A(S1) sdi version of underwater monitor with full hd resolution 1920x1080


Option 1 (standard)

battery charger port of DNC-5A uwater waterproof monitor

Built-in rechargeable UN/DOT 38.3 Certified Li-Ion battery with Battery Status Indicator shows the power level of the battery.
The flashing mode tells you when the battery needs charging.
The charger is capable of 110V-240V input, allowing it to be plugged into power outlets in a number of countries.
The Check button on the monitor turns on a LED display showing the battery charge level.
Charging battery port has water block and electrical protection circuit.
In case if you forget to put back Protective Cap after recharging the battery, water will not penetrate inside of the monitor and do not destroy charging contacts of the port.
Continuous run time of HDMI version - 4 hours.
Recharging time of the battery - 3 hours 30 minutes.

Option 2

DNC-5A power port to charge internal battery POWER AND CHARGING CONFIGURATION of DNC-5A underwater monitor


No battery inside a monitor.
Power for the monitor is going through the separate cable from your own power source (wide voltage range DC 7.5 ~ 24V).
Embedded Reverse polarity protection circuit will protect the monitor against the wrong polarity of the power wires.
It is happening very often when you build your own power setup.

Option 3 (only for SDI version)

No battery inside the monitor.
SDI signal and Power will go through one Combo cable.
This setup will work for RED, Arri Alexa camera, when you decide to feed power for the monitor, directly from those cameras.


* The set includes a detachable mount adapter, allowing the underwater monitor to be tilted and rotated, with 1" ball on the end
* Binding T-slots on the bottom allow convenient connection with underwater housings and arms

dnc-4015 cold shoe ball mount for DNC-5A uwater monitor DNC-4015 cold shoe ball mount 1 inch diameter for DNC-5A HDMI waterproof screen подводный монитор DNC-5A для видео боксов


We have bulkhead connectors (fittings) for all brands of the housings. To chose your Bulkhead, see our Connectors production line. Custom length and other HDMI connector types are available. All of our bulkhead connectors have water blocks and are open face pressure rated to 150 PSI (100 meter). Our bulkhead connectors fit into existing free ports in your housing and are easy to install. The DNC-5 has a detachable HDMI cable for a quick connection with a bulkhead connector on the housing. The unpluggable cable is convenient for transportation. The bulkhead connector is compatible with DNC-N and DNC-7. A dual o-ring seals the bulkhead HDMI connector and increases the reliability of the connection. The first o-ring works as an axial seal and the second as a radial seal to assure continued sealing.

* We are using custom made HDMI cable with own developed HDMI connection system.
* HDMI cable has a Heavy-duty rubber jacket and consist build in water block.
* The outside diameter of the cable 8mm.
* The strain relief on both sides of the connectors allows the cables to move without cracking and breaking.
* We have bulkhead connectors (fittings) for all brands of the housings.
* Bulkhead connector comes with built-in water block, open face pressure rated - 100 meters.
* Water block will protect keep the vacuum inside of the housing when using AirLock Vacuum System.
* Also protect the housing against penetration of the water, if something happening with external cable or connection between the cable and bulkhead connector.
* Our bulkhead connectors fit into existing free ports in your housing and are easy to install.
* The unpluggable cable is convenient for transportation.


Compact 163 x 114 x 87 mm, incredibly rugged, safe design.
The monitor guarantees NEMA 6 (IP 68).
Strong and anodized aluminum shell resistant to salt water, designed to withstand extreme environments.
The monitor is sealed and cannot be taken apart or opened.
You will never get water or sand inside, or have to worry about properly sealing the monitor after charging it.


Easily navigable, all the functions are accessible through the body of the monitor.
Functions of F1-F2 buttons can also be customized: Center Marker, Aspect Marker, Check Field, Underscan, Scan, Aspect, DSLR, Freeze, H/V Delay, Peaking, False Color, Exposure, Histogram, Level Meter, Waveform and Time Code.
Rotate left or right Menu shaft you can choose desirable menu function, and press to confirm it.

5.5 IPS 1920 x 1080 Full HD 4K HDMI On-Camera LCD DNC-5A Monitor  

Menu functions of the DNC-5A monitor

PICTURE Mode consist:
Color Temperature
Red Gan
Green Gan

MARKER Mode consist:
Center Marker
Aspect Marker
Safety Marker
Marker Color - Red, Green, Blue, White, Black
Marker Mat

FUNCTION Mode consist:
Aspect -Full, 16:9, 1.85:1, 2.35:1, 4:3, 3:2
H/V Delay
Check Field - OFF, Red, Green, Blue
Zoom - 10%~90% (step value is 10%)
DSLR - OFF, 5D2, 5D3

WAVEFORM Mode consist:
Waveform - Multi, Y, YCbCr, RGB, OFF
Peaking - OFF, ON
Peaking Color - Red, Green, Blue, White
Peaking Level
False Color
Exposure Level
Histogram - Y, RGB, Color
Time Code - OFF, LTC, VITC (available under SDI mode only.)

SYSTEM Mode consist
Color Bar -OFF, 100%, 75%
OSD Timer -10s, 20s, 30s
Image Flip - OFF, H, V, H/V
Back Light 
Reset - revert back to factory settings

Monitor Hood

Removable Sun hood greatly eliminates glare in shallow water, outdoor viewing and protects delicate monitors from the elements.
Constructed of durable plastic can stand up to the rigors of use in the field.
Spare screws include the monitor kit. Monitor hood easy to install.

Removable Sun hood for DNC-5A greatly eliminates glare in shallow water, outdoor viewing and protects delicate monitors from the elements. Constructed of durable plastic can stand up to the rigors of use in the field. Spare screws include the monitor kit. Monitor hood easy to install. Dive and See DNC-5A HDMI waterproof monitor with sun hood


* Sealed Monitor
* One bulkhead connector (specify a type of your housing)
* 1 metal and 1 plastic protective cap
* Cold shoe ball mount 1 inch
* Quick battery charger
* Monitor hood (sun shade)


outside dimensions of dive and see monitor DNC-5ADNC-5A waterproof screen, outside dimensions


Screen Size: Diagonal 5.5" (16:9)
Display panel: IPS LED
Physical Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (401ppi)
Video signal input: HDMI
Signal Input: supports 1080/ 24i/ 24p/ 25i/25p/ 30i /30p/ 50i/ 50p/60i/ 60p; 720/ 50p, 720/ 60p; 480, 480p; 576i, 576p
Signal Input: supports 1080/24psf/25psf;50i/50p;60i/60p;720/50p/60p;480i; 576i
View Angle: 160(H) 160(V)
Brightness: 450 cd/m2
Contrast Ratio: 1000:1
Depth Rating: 100 meters
Weight: 3.1 lbs. / 1.4 kg
Size: 6.4 x 4.4 x 3.4 inch / 163 x 114 x 87 mm
Buoyancy: negative 300 g in fresh water
Battery Life: 4 hours continuous
Battery recharges time: 3h 30min

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