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Portkeys PT5 II 5 “4K HDMI Touchscreen Monitor

The Portkeys PT5 II 5 ″ 4K HDMI Touchscreen Monitor is the follow-up to the PT5 that was announced last year. Erik reviewed the PT5 and you can read that review here.

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Budget-priced 5 ″ HDMI monitors have flooded the market and you can pick up a pretty decent one for not a lot of money. The Portkeys PT5 II 5 ″ 4K HDMI Touchscreen Monitor is just $ 125 USD.

Key features

  • 5 ″ 1920 x 1080 supports up to HD 4K video
  • 500nit brightness
  • Wide color gamut
  • 10-bit (8 + 2FRC)
  • 3D LUT support via USB input
  • Monitoring tools include focus peaking, false color, image flip, histogram, color temperature, custom RGB, and more
  • 1000: 1 Contrast Ratio
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The Portkeys PT5 II 5 ″ 4K HDMI Touchscreen Monitor features a 5 ″ 1920 x 1080 500nit screen with a claimed contrast ratio of 1000: 1. Like all small-sized monitors, it uses 10-bit (8 + 2FRC).

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The monitor has an HDMI In and an HDMI Out. It supports Supports up to 4K DCI 23.98p and 4K UHD up to 29.97p signals.

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The PT5 II weighs just 130g / 4.59 oz which makes it incredibly light and suitable for use on small-sized cameras.

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AS far as powering options are concerned, it supports both Sony NP-F970 / F960 / F750 / F550 and Canon LP-E6 batteries. It also has a 7.4-24V DC input. You can use Sony NPF or Canon E6 batteries to output 7.4V to power other devices.

There is a USB Type-A port that you can use to upgrade firmware and load up 3D LUTs. Portkeys also provides a 3.5mm headphone jack.

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According to Portkeys, the PT5 II enclosure has been redesigned for better cooling with additional vents.

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Video assist tools include:

  • Exposure: RGB and luma waveforms, zebra, false color, and histogram
  • Focus: Peaking and zoom functions
  • Framing: Check field, grids, image flip, and crosshair marks
  • Display: Anamorphic, color temperature, contrast, and sharpness
  • Display: Brightness, tint, backlight, and underscan
  • Battery: Remaining power
  • Audio: Metering

Full Specifications

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The PT5 II comes with the following items:

  • PORTKEYS PT5 II 5 ″ 4K HDMI Touchscreen Monitor with 3D LUT Support
  • Sun Hood Kit
  • Tilting Shoe Mount
  • HDMI Type-A Cable
  • Micro-HDMI Cable
  • Safety Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

Maybe I am missing something, but I couldn’t see any differences between the PT5 II and the original PT5.