Sony CLM-V55 5-Inch
One of the most useful things about the Sony CLM-V55 5-Inch is that it comes with a set of removable sun shields that reduce glare on the screen when you’re shooting in a bright outdoor setting. Its mount only tilts in two directions, though, and it doesn’t rotate.
Lilliput A7S 7-Inch
The Lilliput A7S 7-Inch takes it name from one of the more popular mirrorless bodies on the market, though it’s not an endorsement from Sony. It does offer a high degree of ruggedness, thanks to its rubberized red casing, which helps protect it from bumps and drops.
SmallHD Focus 5 IPS
With a separate adapter cable, the SmallHD Focus 5 IPS can share its battery power with your DSLR, making this an ideal choice for anyone just beginning to put together a collection of equipment, as it will let you cut down on the spare batteries and chargers you need.
Neewer F100 4K
The Neewer F100 4K runs on Sony F-series batteries that are not only inexpensive and easy to come by, but are also used by a number of the company’s other products, allowing you to power multiple devices from a single supply.
SmallHD On-Camera 502
The SmallHD On-Camera 502 is intended for shooters who like to keep their rig’s footprint as small as possible, making this the go-to option for guerrilla filmmakers who don’t want to rely on their DSLR’s tiny rear display.
Atomos Shogun Flame 7-Inch
The Atomos Shogun Flame 7-Inch is loaded with useful features that will help you get the right exposure and framing while on location, like zebra patterning to highlight overexposed areas of the shot, or focus peaking to let you know whether your subject is sharp or not.
Blackmagic Design Video Assist 4K
The Blackmagic Design Video Assist 4K offers a very clean image on its seven-inch display, and can record 10-bit ProRes to a pair of SD card slots. It features six 1/4-20 mounting holes for attaching it to your preferred rig.
Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+
If you already have a kit full of the finest cinema gear, you’ll feel right at home with the Convergent Design Odyssey 7Q+ . This OLED option is also a great choice if you want to invest in a model that you and your equipment can grow into.
Atomos Ninja Flame 7-Inch
The Atomos Ninja Flame 7-Inch is as comfortable atop a professional Hollywood setup as it is on a mid-range DSLR. It can record log in 4K while displaying a variety of lookup tables to give you a good idea of how your graded footage will appear.
Atomos Sumo 19-Inch
The Atomos Sumo 19-Inch can be mounted on a sizable rig, but it is also an ideal solution for setting up a small video village on set. It can double as a playback device for digital imaging technicians, and even work as a quick editing display for dailies.