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#1 Osvaldo Silvera SOC

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 12:37 AM

Hi folks.

I know it's a bit off topic, but I'm gonna spin it so it stays on topic.

 

Looking for an EVF ( Electronic ViewFinder)

An EVF that accepts HD/SDI, or SD

Bright

Minimum 3.5" screen

Can get the Eyecup removed to use as a regular monitor.

 

I'll be using it on handheld jobs with the F3, F55, F5, C300, 500, etc...

AND

 

As an HD Program Monitor for the live jobs..

 So far I've seen the SmallHD 4

and the Alphatron EVF-035

and the Cineroid..

 

the Alphatron seems to kick all the others butts..

 Anyone else have a suggestion?


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#2 Joe Lawry

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Posted 31 August 2013 - 05:46 AM

I've seen the cineroid and alphatron side by side. the cineroid wins, however the alphatron has better build quality.

 

zacuto have 3 new evf's coming at NAB next year, all oled, all hdsdi. they will be different 3 res panels, this is what im waiting for.


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#3 Osvaldo Silvera SOC

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Posted 09 September 2013 - 10:06 PM

Thanks Joe,

 I actually found the opposite to be true in my test, The Cineroid was no where near the sharpness in the screen to the Alphatron. Since I have no idea if I'll be operating handheld on a C300, or F3, etc.. after this job, I decided to rent the Alphatron, saving over half the new price by renting from a small local rental house.,

 But of course my luck I'll be handheld with an F3 for the next few projects and then I'll buy one, But I would hope the next project I jump on will be at the beginning not at the end where I can order the camera with one so I dont have to rent it.

 

Every year something nicer comes out, Lets hope all the monitor manufacturers have access to Super Bright, Super sharp HD/SDI screens for their EVF's in the coming year.


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#4 Joe Lawry

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 04:47 AM

I can't remember how both looked sharpness wise, i just remember the cineroid having an overall more pleasing image to my eye..

 

Im saying all that, im still using the old Zacuto.. which i hate.


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#5 Steve Acheson

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 10:22 AM

I use the alphatron as much as I can. Plus it has the loop out / cross convert feature which is awesome...   


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