SWIT CM-55C | The Best Value 5-Inch 4K External Monitor for Video?

Looking for an external 4K monitor that won't break the bank? The Swit CM-55C might just tick all the right boxes


Kriss takes a closer look at the insanely affordable SWIT CM-55C 5.5-inch full HD 4K-HDMI LCD monitor for video and filmmaking. This external monitor is jam-packed with the professional features you'd expect from its much more expensive competition. The CM-55C comes in at just a quarter of the cost of the SmallHD 502 and half the cost of the already great-value-for-money SmallHD Focus. If you're looking for a wallet-friendly monitor, then SWIT’s CM-55C ticks all the right boxes.

Key Features:
  • 5.5-inch 1920×1080 FHD LCD Screen
  • 4K HDMI 1.4 input with audio meters
  • Peaking, focus assist and quick zoom-in
  • Waveform, vectorscope and histogram 
  • Zebra stripes, false colour and blue only
  • Built-in multi-camera Delog 3D LUTs - User 3D LUTs (upload by SD card)
  • Anamorphic de-squeeze 
  • Battery slot for both NP-F and LP-E6
  • Micro USB DC input
  • DC out with dummy battery adaptors for cameras

About the Author

Kristian Hampton is Wex Photo Video’s Technical Editor for Pro Video. A video specialist who has worked in corporate studios for companies such as Vodafone Group and PwC, as well as working as a freelance grip on various TV productions and features. He also runs Krade Media, providing enterprises with production services. Follow Kristian on twitter @KrissHampton