5.6inch TV Logic VFM-056WP HD Monitor

5.6inch TV Logic VFM-056WP HD Monitor

Standard kit includes:

5.6inch TV Logic HD Location monitor/ On board monitor
SDI In/ Out and HDMI In/ Out
7.2v Battery or DC power
Soft carry case with shade, ball head mount
Daily rate: £30 +VAT

The TVlogic VFM-056WP is an amazingly light and compact viewfinder monitor specially designed for HDSLR and small camcorder shooters. Utilizing 5.6″ LCD panel with high resolution of 1280×800, wide viewing angle of 170 degrees and luminance of 300cd/m2, VFM-056W/WP guarantees the best usability for indoor and outdoor shooting with HDSLR cameras. Innovative and ergonomic design of VFM-056WP makes you comfortable and provides you best performance in the shooting environment. Also, VFM-056WP’s solid and light magnesium case offers stable use and outstanding ventilation.

Compact, Light and Powerful
VFM-056W/WP is a state-of-the-art viewfinder monitor specially designed for HDSLR and small camcorder shooters. Utilizing 5.6” LCD panel with high resolution of 1280×800, wide viewing angle of 170 degrees and luminance of 300cd/m2, VFM-056W guarantees the best usability for indoor and outdoor shooting with HDSLR cameras. And its revolutionary ergonomic design with light solid magnesium case achieves the highest efficiency of ventilation.

Best solution for HDSLR cameras
VFM-056W/WP has mounting holes on top, bottom, right and left for most convenient mounting on or near the camera.

VFM-056W/WP has outstanding picture quality with bright and clear screen, and wide viewing angle. TVLogic also provides various optional accessories including Sun-Hood,, Acrylic Protector Screen and Battery Brackets that fulfill the needs of professional shooters using HDSLR and Camcorders.

Various Input Signals
VFM-056W/WP supports various video input signals through SD/HD/3G-SDI, HDMI, Component Video and S-Video input terminals. And it is compatible with all major broadcasting formats of NTSC, PAL and SECAM. (3G-SDI is supported by VFM-056WP only)

Focus Assist (Peaking Filter)
FOCUS ASSIST function helps the shooter to easily find out the exact area in the picture withgood focus, simply by adding colors on the shape or boundaries of the object in thepicture.

Scan Mode
VFM-056W/WP features various scan modes; Zero Scan, Under-Scan, Over-Scan, User Aspect, 2:1 Scan, 1 : 1 Scan Pixel to Pixel Mode (1 : 1 pixel mode displays the original image resolution without scaling to match a certain resolution or an aspect ratio.)

DSLR Scale
Some HDSLR cameras do not output picture with exact screen ratio of 16 : 9. VFM-056WP covers this problem by scaling the output resolution to fit the VFM-056WPs’ native panel resolution of 1280×800.

HDMI Audio Level Meter
2 channels of HDMI embedded audio can be displayed on the screen.

Additional features of the VFM-056WP model:

HDMI to SDI Through-out
Video stream coming from HDMI connector can be delivered (transmitted) to SDI-OUT connector. This function will greatly help the camera crews to communicate watching the same video with 2 monitors. The video format of SDI-OUT is 1280×720 / 59.94p.

Luma (Y’) Zone Check
VFM-056WP analyzes the input Y’ signal and displays the selected level with designated colors for the shooters to decide the optimum exposure level.

Waveform / Vectorscope 
Waveform : Displays the Luma (Y’) and Chroma (Cb/Cr) components of the input video signal as a form of waves.
Vectorscope : Displays the Chroma (Cb/Cr) components of the input video signal onto the YCbCr vector plain.

VFM-056WP can analyzes the Luma (Y’) and Chroma (Cb/Cr) components of the input video signal and warn the user with blinking pixels, where the video signal is over the maximum or under the minimum of the designated range. This helps the user to optimize the exposure condition of the camera.

Size 5.6 inch
Resolution 1280x 800 (16:10)
Pixel Pitch 94.5(H) x 94.5W) mm
Colours 16.7M (8bit, Dithered)
Viewing Angle H : 170deg x V : 170deg
Luminance of White 300 cd/m2 (Center)
Contrast Ratio 500:1
Display Area 120(H) x 75(V)mm
3 x RCA Analogue Input
1 x BNC 1 x 3G-SDI Channel Input
1 x HDMI HDMI Input
1x BNC SDI Channel (Loop Through Out)
Input Signal
Analogue Composite / S-Video / Component
3G-SDI 2.970Gb/s
HD-SDI 1.485Gbps
SD-SDI 270Mbps
HDMI 480i/480p/720p/1080i/1080p & VESA/IBM Modes
Analog Input Spec
Composite 1.0Vpp (With Sync)
S-Video 1.0Vpp (Y With Sync), 0.286Vpp(C)
Component 1.0Vpp (Y With Sync), 0.7Vpp (Pb,Pr)
SDI Input Signal Formats
SMPTE-425M-A/B 1080p(60/59.94/50/30/29.97/25/24/23.98/30sF/29.97sF/25sF/24sF/23.98sF)
  1080i (60/59.94/50)
SMPTE-274M 1080i (60/59.94/50)
  1080p (30/29.97/25/24/24sF/23.98/23.98sF)
SMPTE-296M 720p (60/59.94/50)
SMPTE-260M 1035i (60/59.94)
SMPTE-125M 480i (59.94)
ITU-R BT.656 576i (50)
Audio In Embedded Audio
Audio Out Analogue Stereo (Phone Jack). Internal Speaker (Mono)
Power DC 6V~12V
Power Consumption (Approx.) 9 Watts (Max)
Operating Temperature 0 deg C to 50 deg C
Storage Temperature -20 deg C to 60 deg C

SLV is open as usual - Coronavirus Update - January 2021

With yet another lockdown announced we are staying open for business as TV and Film production has got green light to keep running but have altered the way we work to maintain a safe working environment. As a small but resilient company and we are always happy to tailor our services to your specific requirements.

Here is an update about the procedures and facilities we have put in place.


You must wear a face covering when indoors unless you are a talent in front of the camera but then yo have to keep safe distance.

Studio 2 is now available for full 10-hour day hire only and comes with the the extra room above it as standard to accommodate extra crew numbers. Contact us for more details.

Our studios have fresh air ventilation systems which provide a constant supply of fresh air as opposed to a recirculation system. They are also quiet enough to run whilst recording sound

We have just installed a dual internet system that runs on fast 5G in addition to fibre broadband so that we can offer a very robust internet connection for live video streaming etc.

We can provide a reliable online video stream from the studios so that your client can monitor the shoot remotely

There is remote audio and video monitoring provided from the studio to the client room and both dressing rooms for Studio 1 and to the client room for Studio 2. Studio 1 also have a microphone set up in the green room so that you can communicate remotely via the PA

We have opened a roof garden in addition to the private yard so we can offer clients more outdoor ancillary space

Safe equipment handling

All equipment supplied by SLV is made safe using a combination of quarantining, disinfection, UV-C light and ozone sanitising

Our staff members wear appropriate PPE whilst handling equipment

Workstations are being sanitised before and after use

Our vans are sanitised before and after use

Studio sanitation

Hand sanitiser is provided on main entry to the premises and around the building

We ask that crew and clients arrive with their own PPE, however we have it available to purchase if required

Everyone, including SLV staff, entering the premises will have their temperature measured and we reserve the right to refuse entry of anyone displaying symptoms of Covid -19

Client facing staff wears PPE

The Studio 1 showers are still available to use however we ask that people bring their own towels

Studio 1 and studio 2 are to use separate toilets and kitchen facilities provided if both are in use on the same day

We are currently limiting the maximum number of people inside each studio space to 10 people for Studio 1 and 3 people for Studio 2.

The premises are being sanitised at the end of each working day

We strongly suggest all the productions and clients coming to our studios to read the latest APA COVID-19 Shooting guidelines. You can find the most up to date version by clicking link below:

APA COVID-19 Shooting Guidelines

We now have the NHS Covid-19 App venue QR code in place.


We know that things are very difficult in our industry right now, however we would like to reassure our clients that we are here to help get the industry back on its feet.

Take care and hope to see you soon,

SLV Team