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Sony CLM-V55

Sony CLM-V55
alaScore 87

41 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 reviews of Sony CLM-V55. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and design are on the whole positive. The size and usability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed opinions about the price.

usability, size, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Monitors the Sony CLM-V55 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony CLM-V55

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony CLM-V55 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Monitors on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The size is also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the usability, while some have doubts about the price.

size, design

price

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony CLM-V55 5 inch LCD Monitor for Video ShootingSony CLM-V55 5 inch LCD Monitor for Video Shooting

Jul, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony CLM-V55

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Sony CLM-V55 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Monitors on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and price also get good reviews.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony CLM-V55 5-Inch Portable LCD Monitor for DSLR camerasSony CLM-V55 5-Inch Portable LCD Monitor for DSLR cameras

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Jake Smith (pocket-lint.com)

Sony Alpha CLM-V55 movie monitor hands on - Pocket-lint

 

Since movie modes appeared in Sony's latest DSLR cameras it's become one of the company's foremost focuses. Keen to see where the latest Alpha cameras

Jan, 2011

Consumer review (sony.com)

Outstanding with a99

 

This portable monitor is a thing of beauty with the a99! By itself the a99 doesn't do magnification for focusing. With this monitor you can do a 1:1 view that allows for precise fine tuning of focus. Best used with a tripod and DSLR rig. Also gives you...

Larger screen for video & focusing

Requires rig when audio adapter also used

Mar, 2013

Consumer review (sony.com)

Unethical Practices

 

No power included in the box. Hidden inside the lid is a "Recommended Accessories" list. That I have listed here: AC-PW10AM AC Adaptor @ $99.99 or, A battery listed below NP-FM500H battery @ $69.99 NP-QM71D battery @ $99.99 NP-QM91D battery @ $149.99...

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Needs some type of power source

Apr, 2011

Consumer review (sony.com)

Not Satisfied

 

It's well known that when you press the record button on the Canon 5D MK II, the output resolution goes down to 480. Marshall Electronics and SmallHD offer monitors that solve this problem so that the image fills the screen and does shrink down to half...

Great design, picture quality

Does NOT upscale

Apr, 2011

Consumer review (sony.com)

A great 5" on camera monitor

 

I've had the CLM-V55 for only a few hours but I'm totally impressed.

Good color, contrast and resolution, image quality is easily adjusted. Size, weight and mount

Zebras would be nice

Mar, 2011

Product Specifications

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 16:9
Backlight type:
Display:LCD
Display Diagonal:5
HD type:Not supported
HDCP: No
Native Aspect Ratio:16:9

Energy Management

Power consumption (typical):0.5

Ergonomics

Cable lock slot: No
VESA mounting:N
VESA mounting interfaces:N

Multimedia

Built-in camera: No
Built-in speaker(s):N
Built-in speakers: No
TV tuner integrated: No

Packaging Content

Cables included:HDMI

Ports & interfaces

HDMI ports quantity:1

Power

Power consumption (typical):0.5

Thin Client

Thin client installed: No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:5
Height:4
Weight:9
Width:1