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Atomos Shinobi SDI 5" 3G-SDI & 4K HDMI Pro Monitor

  • £425.00
  • RRP: £425.00
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  • 3G-SDI I/O Supporting 2048x1080 (2K) and 1920x1080 (HD) formats up to 60p, with support for 1280x720 (HD) formats at 50/60p
  • HDMI Input Supporting 4K (DCI & UHD) up to 30p, with HD formats up to 60p
  • 5" 1920x1080 Display 1000-nit Day-Bright SDR or HDR monitoring with anti-reflection and anti-fingerprint screen. Resolve 10+ stops of dynamic range with AtomHDR from HLG, PQ or Log inputs. Built-in Log to REC.709 SDR monitoring
  • Real-Time LUT Previews Store up to eight (8) LUTs on Shinobi for quick and easy review and comparison of looks
  • Long Battery Life Run Shinobi for 3hrs monitoring with a 5200mAh battery
  • Simple-to-use Pro Monitoring Tools Features the same built-in Assist Tools, Waveforms, Scopes, Histograms and Atomos Analysis View as the acclaimed Shinobi HDMI
  • HDMI>SDI and SDI>HDMI Conversion SDI input Loop-through to SDI output as well as conversion to HDMI output. Take an HDMI input and output over SDI


For in-the-field & on-set pro video production:

Atomos Shinobi SDI is a lightweight HDR field monitor for the video professional who needs the flexibility of both HDMI and SDI camera connectivity, or the vlogger wanting to take their production to the next level. Run cables between Shinobi SDIs up to 100m (328ft) without degradation of image allowing directors, crew and clients to see what the camera operator sees in stunning detail. Shinobi SDI’s high brightness 1000nit 5-inch monitor lets crew members preview and see images exactly as intended in any lighting condition, SDR or HDR. Shinobi SDI is the ultimate monitoring tool in your video production arsenal that won’t break the bank.


HDR monitoring made easy:

Shinobi SDI is Atomos' first stand-alone compact SDI-capable HDR monitor for professionals where recording capability is not required. It is built to match your high-end cinema and production cameras and can run all day on a single battery. It features all our amazing screen-processing technology and creative simple-to-use monitoring-tools including new multi-tool ‘Atomos Analysis’ designed for perfect real-time image checking. Set your shots up accurately using advanced histograms, waveforms or video scopes.

Compatible in every situation:

The Shinobi SDI supports HD-SD IN for HD SDI cameras; HD-SDI loop out for broadcast monitors, switchers & recorders; and HDMI IN for DSLR, Mirrorless & Video cameras, smart phones & tablets.

The 5” SDI monitor that packs a punch:

With a stunning 5” 10-bit HDR and SDR display, the Shinobi SDI allows you to see your images clearly in daylight on the 1000nit anti-reflection screen. The sleek light-weight design is crafted formaximum efficiency and weighing in at just 226g/7.8oz, it is one of the lightest SDI/HDMI monitors on the market, stealthily attaching to any HDMI & SDI camera setup.

The best of AtomOS:

The Shinobi SDI utilises the revolutionary AtomOS 10 platform and is packed with an extensive suite of scopes and one touch simple operations. Shinobi SDI includes monitoring tools for focus, framing & exposure, including Focus Peaking, 4:1 / 2:1 / 1:1 Zoom,Zebra, False Colour, Frame Guides, SMPTE Safe Area, Waveform, Histogram, RGB parade, Vectorscope, Anamorphic De-squeeze, new multi-view ‘Analysis’ mode and more. Each feature customisable and interchangeable in size, best suiting the Shinobi SDI user.

Analysis’ mode – powerful and simple:

Atomos understand how crucial it is to always see what you’re shooting. With the new ‘Analysis’ mode, view a waveform, histogram, vectorscope while simultaneously shooting, ensuring complete control of your image. Switch between different waveform, histogram and vectorscope options on the fly with a single touch.

HDR in the field:

The Shinobi SDI screen utilises AtomHDR processing engine to display a stunning 10+ stops of dynamic range in real-time from Log, PQ or HLG signals. The wide colour gamut mapping ensures perfect image colour is displayed. Combined with the HDR monitoring features, the Shinobi SDI simplifies the complexities of shooting Log and HDR, helping replicate a post-production workflow in the moment it matters most. While shooting. Atomos look after the technology, so you can focus on the storytelling.

Realtime LUT preview:

Apply and compare your favorite looks for your camera or from your post-production team; achieving consistency in SDR or HDR across all shoots. The Shinobi SDI allows you to load up to eight custom LUTs at any time via the SD Card Slot.

Calibrated true-to-eye colours:

Accurate colour-representation is key to a trustworthy monitor. Colour calibrate your Shinobi SDI using X-Rite’s i1 Display Pro (sold separately) for ongoing accurate HDR and Rec. 709 monitoring.

Longer battery life:

Designed exclusively for monitoring purposes, the Shinobi requires very low power. Have peace of mind with uninterrupted endurance. Longer monitoring times are covered with the included AC adaptor.

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Weight and Dimensions:

  • Without batteries 226g / 7.8oz.
  • Dimensions (W x H x D mm) 151 x 91.5 x 31.5mm
  • Construction Polycarbonate ABS
  • Mounting points 1/4”-20 screw mount. 1x top and 1x bottom


  • Operating power 4-7W
  • Compatible batteries NP-F series and supporting accessories. AtomX or other.
  • Input voltage (battery) 6.2V to 16.8V
  • Battery time (based on 7.4V) Standby - 2600mAh - 3hrs 5200mAh - 6hrs 7800mAh - 12hrs Monitor - 2600mAh - 1.5hrs 5200mAh - 3hrs 780 0mAh - 6hrs.
  • DC In via Battery Eliminator


  • Size 5.2" Resolution / PPI 1920 x 1080 / 427ppi
  • Aspect ratio 16:9 native Color Gamut Rec709 HDTV
  • Bit depth 10-bit (8+2 FRC) Brightness 1000nit (+/- 10%)
  • Look up table (LUT) support 3D LUT (.cube format). Extended support planned Anamorphic de-squeeze 2x, 1.5x, 1.33x
  • Technology IPS panel (capacitive touch), calibration to Rec.709 with optional calibration unit
  • AtomHDR Yes
  • HDR Monitoring (Gamma) Sony SLog / SLog2 / SLog3 Canon CLog / CLog2 / Clog3 ARRI Log CEI160 / LogCEI200 / LogCEI250 / LogCEI320 / LogCEI400 / LogCEI500 / LogCEI640 / LogCEI800 / LogCEI1000 / LogCEI1280 / LogCEI1600 Panasonic Vlog JVC JLog1 RED Log3G10 / RED LogFilm FujiFilm F-log Nikon N-Log PQ10k HLG
  • HDR Monitoring (Gamut) Sony SGamut / SGamut3 / SGamut3.cine Canon Cinema / DCI P3 / DCI P3+ Panasonic V Gamut Arri Alexa Wide Gamut Rec709 / BT.2020 JVC RED WideGamut / RED DragonColor / DragonColor2 / RED Color2 / RED Color3 / RED Color4 /
  • Screen Mirror/Flip Horizontal Flip (Selfie mode), Vertical Flip Landscape/Portait mode planned †
  • Anti-reflective Special AR coating and Anti-fingerprint technology

Video Input:

  • SDI 1 x HD-SDI 1 3G/1.5G
  • HDMI 1 x HDMI (1.4)
  • Signal Up to Uncompressed true 10-bit or 8-bit 422 (camera dependent)


Video Output (Playout):

  • SDI 1 x HD-SDI 1 3G/1.5G
  • Supported Loop-out Formats (SDI to SDI): 2k DCI 2048 x 1080 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 50p, 59.97p HD 1920 x 1080 23.98p, 24p, 25p, 29.97p, 50p, 59.94p HD 1280 x 720 50p, 59.94p

Audio In (48kHz):

  • HDMI 2ch. 24-bit 48kHz SDI 8ch 24-bit 48kHz


Audio Out:

  • Headphone out 3.5mm Headphone out 2ch.
  • SD Card Slot:
  • Full size SD Card slot SD Card Slot allows LUTs to be loaded to the unit and is also used when updating AtomOS firmware AtomOS
  • Monitoring Featur
  • +es Luma Waveform, RGB parade, RGB Overlay, Vectorscope, Vectorscope Zoom, Histogram, RGB Histogram, Analysis view (Multi-tool scopes: Waveform, Histogram, Vectorscope), Focus Peaking, Zebra, False Color, Blue Only Exposure, Zoom (1:1, 2:1, 4:1), SMPTE Safe Areas, Cinema Guides, Anamorphic Desqueeze.


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In the Box

  • 1x Atomos Shinobi SDI Monitor
  • 1x 12V-15W AC Power Supply
  • 1x Quick Start Guide
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