Video Devices PIX-E5 Recorder

5″ 1920 x 1080 Touchscreen Display
Record DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) up to 30 fps
Record 1080p up to 120 fps
Simultaneous 4K ProRes and 1080p H.264
PIX-LR Audio Interface included

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Video Devices PIX-E5 Recorder

Compact and powerful, the Video Devices PIX-E5 5″ 4K Recording Video Monitor can record 4K video over HDMI and 6G-SDI to SpeedDrive SSDs. Not only is the PIX-E5 a powerful recorder, it also has a built-in 5″ 1920 x 1080 resolution touchscreen for monitoring framing, checking focus, and displaying scopes. Our units come standard with the PIX-LR audio interface.

Discerning cinematographers and videographers need high-resolution, color-accurate, sunlight-viewable monitoring with a wide angle of view.

The PIX-E5 monitor excels in every aspect with its IPS, 500 nit, 1920×1080, 441 ppi LCD displays.

PIX-Assist™ Monitoring Tools & Scopes

  • LUTs
  • Waveform Monitor
  • Vectorscope
  • Histogram
  • TapZoom™ (2 to 4x zoom where you touch)
  • Peaking
  • Zebras
  • False Colors
  • Frame Markers
  • Four Way View

Plus Video Assist Playback Tools

  • Add, delete, and locate to cue markers
  • Playback modes: single file, entire file list, custom playlist, etc.
  • Looping: a file, a playlist, or regions between cues


Plus, the 4K-compatible PIX-E5 offers the full range of Apple ProRes codecs including the highest quality Apple ProRes 4444 XQ. This is a 12-bit codec designed to preserve the detail in wide dynamic range imagery captured by today’s high-performance digital image sensors.

PIX-E5 can record 4K up to 30 fps, UHD up to 30 fps and 1080p or 720p up to 120 fps.

The PIX-E5 is also capable of recording H.264, a codec which offers a good balance between compression and quality to reach low data rates and small file sizes, perfect for web streaming, email, and faster file uploads.


SpeedDrive™ Recording and File Delivery

The Pix-E5 records to the innovative, super fast SpeedDrive, a custom designed enclosure for an industry standard mSATA drive. The SpeedDrive doubles as a USB 3.0 thumb drive for very high speed offload to any computer without the need for a special cable or drive docking station.




LCD Size
  • 5-Inch
Resolution & ppi
  • 1920 x 1080, 441 ppi
  • 500 nit
IPS with Gorilla® Glass 2
  • 2x, 4x
  • S-Log 2 & 3, Canon® Log, V-Log, custom LUTs (16x16x16, 17x17x17, 32x32x32 or 33x33x33 .cube)
Peaking Filter
Guide Markers
False Colors
  • 4-step, 12-step
  • Zebras 1, Zebras 2
  • Waveform Monitor Luma (White, Green) RGB (Overlay, Parade), Vectorscope, Histogram Luma (White, Green) RGB (Overlay, Parade), Four-Way Monitoring (Video Feed, Histogram, Vectorscope, WFM)
Anamorphic Desqueeze
  • Sensor Ratio (4x3, 16x9/17x9), Lens Ratio (1.33x, 1.5x, 2x)
4K (UHD, DCI) Max Resolution/Frame Rate 30 fps
HD (1080i, 1080p, 720p) Max Resolution/Frame Rate 120 fps
  • Apple® ProRes Proxy to Apple ProRes 4444 XQ
  • H.264 (VBR ~ 10 Mb/s)
File Transfer to Computer via SpeedDrive™ USB 3.0 interface
  • Enclosure plus approved 240 GB mSATA Solid State Drive
  • Enclosure Only - (compatible with third-party 128 GB to 1 TB mSATA SSDs)
SD Card
  • 6G-SDI, 3G-SDI (level A & B), HDMI
PsF to P
3:2 Pulldown Removal
4K Input to Output Scaling
Automatic 4K-to-1080p scaling for H.264
Max No. Tracks
  • 8
Analog Inputs
  • 2x unbalanced line, 3.5mm, 2x balanced mic/line, XLR (via optional PIX-LR)
Embedded Audio Inputs
  • 8 SDI and 4 HDMI
Headphone Output
Record Start/Stop Flags:
Embedded TC
  • SDI (BNC), HDMI, and LTC (Line In 1 & 2)
TC Out
  • SDI
Power Source EXT DC (10-34V), (optional) 2x Sony L-mount batteries
  • 1 lb (16 oz)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
  • 5.4 in x 3.4 in x 1.6 in (137.1 mm x 86.3 mm x 40.6 mm)

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We carry an extensive lineup of Pro AV subrental gear to power your entire event including audio, video, LED, lighting, computers, monitors, cameras, switchers… and all of the optional accessories that you need.


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