The Godox GM6S 5.5″ 4K HDMI Touchscreen Ultrabright is yet another small-sized on-camera monitor. It seems like so many companies are now starting to branch out and sell products they haven’t previously offered.
In saying that Godox, has made a monitor before, but they are more known for their lighting fixtures. The affordable on-camera monitor space is already super crowded and the GM6S will face very stiff competition. Multiview Display
The Godox GM6S On-Camera Monitor features a 5.5″ 1920×1080 IPS touchscreen with a claimed brightness of 1200 cd/m².
The monitor has an HDMI input and output that both support 4K DCI and UHD signals. There is also a 3.5mm headphone jack and you can load up to twenty-five 3D LUTS using the SD card slot.
A separately available camera control interface allows users to communicate settings to the camera from the monitor.
The monitor can be powered via a single L-series battery, DC input, or USB Type-C port. The GM6S also has a DC output port to supply 7.8V of power to additional accessories. Included with the monitor are a sun hood and a cold shoe mount that attaches to any of the three 1/4″-20 threads.
Multiple function buttons can be configured to toggle between different settings and image monitoring tools.
Speaking of monitoring tools, below is what is available to use with the monitor:
The monitor comes with the following items:
The Godox GM6S 5.5″ 4K HDMI Touchscreen Ultrabright On-Camera Monitor is now available to pre-order for $329 USD.
Matthew Allard is a multi-award-winning, ACS accredited freelance Director of Photography with 30 years' of experience working in more than 50 countries around the world. He is the Editor of Newsshooter.com and has been writing on the site since 2010. Matthew has won 45 ACS Awards, including four prestigious Golden Tripods. In 2016 he won the Award for Best Cinematography at the 21st Asian Television Awards. Matthew is available to hire as a DP in Japan or for work anywhere else in the world.
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