Kinotehnik Electronic View Finder

Product Features

  • Reposition and shoot in no time: over the crowd, waist level or on your shoulder – no time lost when re-configuring the EVF. Can be fully operated with just one hand – opening the flip, changing battery pack etc.
  • Live video processing features for precise image evaluation: Focus assist via color peaking, user adjustable exposure assist zebras, 1:1 pixel zoom feature with positionable recall
  • Real-time image processing: virtually no latency
  • Hardware supports jitter-free panning
  • Optional remote control via external USB joystick (availability TBA)
  • On-board interchangeable batteries (4xAA)
  • Universal power supply for unmatched powering flexibility from 4V to 17V – reverse polarity protected.
  • Economy mode for extended battery life, intelligent sleep option built-in with LED indicator light
  • Run time up to 6 hours
  • Encased battery compartment to avoid battery drain in extreme cold
  • Super crisp 24bit 3” LCD screen with 800×480 resolution (1.2 megapixels)
  • Sleek yet rugged physical design and maximized usability after hundreds of hours of testing
  • Optical construction offering generous diopter compensation. Vacuum laminated double element achromatic lens, utilizing ULD glass element for perfect image quality
  • Separate HDMI transmitter for untouched HDMI loopthrough with audio for recording uncompressed video to external devices. The HDMI transmitter can be switched off for conserving battery power
  • Weight 350gr (12.3 oz), including mounting system, excluding batteries
  • Suggested price €750, including universal mounting system and D-tap power cable

Size: 3-inch TFT LED
Resolution: 800×480
Pixel count: 1.2 megapixels
Pixel density: 311 PPI
Color depth: 24bit 16.7M colors

Input: Full-size heavy-duty HDMI
Output: Full-size heavy-duty HDMI
Loop through: Yes, including audio
PC/Mac connection: Mini-USB
Dedicated remote connection: Mini-USB

Supported video formats:
SD: 480p59.94, 480pH59.94, 480i59.94,480iH59.94, 576p50, 576pH50,576i50, 576iH50, DMT0659p59.94
HD: 720p24, 720p50, 720p59.94, 720p60,1080PsF23.98, 1080p23.98,1080PsF24, 1080p24, 1080PsF25,1080p25, 1080PsF29.97,1080p29.97, 1080PsF30, 1080p30,1080i50, 1080i59.94 and 1080i60

On-board: Universal 4x AA batteries
Runtime on batteries: ~6 hours (on 2600mAH batteries)
External power: 4-17V, reverse polarity protected
Power drain: 1.9W

Physical properties:
Weight: 350 gr (12.3 oz.)

Dimensions: 168x86x64 mm
Diopter range: -2  +2. Additional 46mm filter threads for individual diopter correction
Removable flip-up eyepiece: Yes 

Boot-up time: < 1.5 seconds
Auto-scaling for 480p: Yes
Blackout while switching resolution: < 0.5 seconds
Focus assist: Color peaking: Yes, fully configurable
Focus assist: Zoom: Yes: repositionable and recallable
Exposure assist: Zebras: Yes, fully configurablee
Exposure assist: False color: Yes, zone system
Anamorphic stretch: Yes
Frame lines, crop guides: Yes
Safe area guides: Yes, configurable, automatic to crop guides
High resolution audio level metering: Yes, with ballistics and peak hold,L/R
Histograms: Yes, RGB, luminance
Brightness, contrast, saturation, RGB adjust: Yes
HDMI loop through with audio: Yes
Updateable firmware: Yes, via USB on Mac or PC
Users presets: Up to 5 fully customizable presets
LCDVFe Manager (Mac/PC): For easy user preset management and sharing, software updates
Remote control: Yes, with proprietary remote controller (optional)
Power saving options: Configurable automatic suspend, and wake-up on signal, power-off
Eco-mode: Yes, backlight dimming
LED-indication light: Yes, avoids unwanted battery drain, provides user feedback

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The Kinotehnik Electronic View Finder LCDVFe (EVF) is the first entry into the EVF market from the company that brought you the popular LCDVF. This new Electronic View Finder is an LED back-lit electronic view finder packed full of features professional camera operators are sure to love. (Especially those in the ENG field) 

The Kinotehnik LCDVFe comes with 15mm rod based mounting system, it can be mounted onto your camera’s hot shoe or 15mm support rods. The LCDVFe can easily be adjusted up or down without the need of first loosening and then tightening any handles or knobs, simply move it into the desired position and it will hold in place. (see video below) This is a great feature that allows for quick and accurate adjustments and it also allows you to flip the viewfinder down away from the sun when shooting outdoors which helps avoid damage to the monitor’s screen. (It also includes a cap for this purpose) The LCDVe has HDMI in and out, with the A size HDMI connectors located on the bottom of the unit in an easy to access location. The LCDVFe is virtually lag-free, it has a fast start up time of less than 1.5 seconds, and blackout while switching resolutions lasts less than half a second. The LCDVFe features Color Peaking, Zoom, Zebras, Flase Color, anamorphic stretch, frame lines, audio levels, histograms and more. It has a power saving mode, can be powered using the supplied Power Tap cable or the included ‘AA” battery adapters. (Approx. 6 hours of run time with ‘AA’ batteries). It also has a built in -2, +2 diopter adjustment with 46mm filter threads for individual diopter correction.

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