The super-lightweight Shinobi SDI is the go everywhere professional 5” HD-SDI and 4K HDMI camera-top monitor for any production. Its highly colour accurate calibrated display makes it the ultimate compact HDR and SDR reference monitor.
*Please note unit is powered via mains, for batteries and chargers, please see accessories.
NB: This is purely a monitor, not a recorder.
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. Connect 4K HDMI for HDR viewing or SDI for HD-SDI loop out. Run cables between Shinobi SDIs up to 100m (328ft) without degradation of image allowing directors, crew and clients to see what the camera operator is seeing 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, in SDR or HDR. Shinobi SDI is the ultimate monitoring tool for your video production arsenal.
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 of Atomos’ amazing screen-processing technologies and creative simple-to-use monitoring-tools, including the new multi-tool ‘Analysis’, designed for perfect real-time image checking. Set your shots up accurately using advanced histograms, waveforms or video scopes; all while seeing what your camera sees.
Compatible in every situation
The Shinobi SDI supports up to 4KDCIp30 HDMI and HDp60 SDI in and out to connect to cameras, broadcast monitors, switchers & recorders. HDMI is perfect for DSLRs, mirrorless, video cameras, phones and tablets. SDI gives Shinobi SDI the advantage of connecting to any existing SD or HD infrastructure.
The 5” SDI monitor that packs a punch
With a stunning 5” 10-bit HDR or SDR display, the Shinobi SDI allows you to see your images clearly in daylight with the near edge-to-edge 1000nit anti-reflection screen. The sleek light-weight design is crafted for maximum efficiency and weighing in at just 226g/7.8oz, it is one of the lightest 4K SDI and HDMI monitors on the market, stealthily attaching to any SDI & HDMI camera setup.
The Shinobi SDI utilizes Atomos’ revolutionary AtomOS 10 platform, 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 is customizable and interchangeable in size, best suiting the Shinobi SDI user.
• Zoom: Up to 4:1 • Guides: Cinema / Video / Safe • Exposure Tools: WFM/Histogram • Up to 2x Anamorphic • Noise: Blue only • Analysis mode: Exposure Multitool
'Analysis' mode – powerful and simple
It is to always see what you’re shooting. With the new ‘Analysis’ mode you can view a waveform, histogram and vectorscope while simultaneously shooting, all at the same time; ensuring complete control of your image. Try switching between different waveform, histogram and vector scope options on the fly with a single touch.
Real-time HDR in the field
The Shinobi SDI screen utilizes the AtomHDR processing engine to displaying a stunning 10+ stops of dynamic range in real-time from Log/PQ or HLG signals; wide colour-gamut mapping ensures the perfect image colour is always displayed. Combined with Atomos’ unique HDR monitoring features, the Shinobi SDI simplifies complexities of shooting Log and HDR, helping replicate a post-production workflow the moment it matters most, while shooting. Let the Shinobi SDI look after the technology, so you can focus on the storytelling.
Apply and compare your favourite 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 internally up to eight custom LUTs, looks or profiles at any time via the SD card slot and instantly select between them, maintaining creative intent, always.
Longer battery life
Designed exclusively for monitoring purposes, the Shinobi requires very low power – either in standby or while monitoring. Lasting round-the-clock on a single battery, have certainty with uninterrupted endurance.
Designed for every situation
When attached to your camera, the size and weight of a monitor matters. Atomos have shaved the Shinobi down to just 222g (7.8oz) and added ¼”-20 screw mounts top and bottom for easy cage and adaptor rigging; making the Shinobi compatible with most SDI and HDMI-ready devices. The centre-mounting battery makes balancing easy and manoeuvrability instant.