Over at Peter Browne A selection of Photo’s popped up of a EVF which looked like it could belong to Zacuto. Boom it does!!
The Zacuto EVF which was rumoured to appear around February 2011 and now appears early after a prod from the Blue Corner.
Redrock Micro run out a cardboard Prototype EVF and now Zacuto hits back whith an EVF that can run it appears as a stand alone monitor or with a Z-Finder Loupe attached. Monitor is 3.2″. Canon LP-E6 batteries powers the unit, plus it has a DC power plug jack in. The Zacuto EVF also has two HDMI inputs/ outputs.
Two release dates for Zacuto EVF is February 2011 + March and estimated price to be $775. Will there be a cheaper cardboard version?
* Actual 16×9 screen
* 800×480 resolution
* .087 dot pitch
* Focus Assist
* Iris Assist
* HDMI loop through
* Operates off Canon LP-E6 Camera battery (1/2 day power)
* Includes a hot shoe mount or optional articulating arm kit.
* Can mount to other manufacturer’s rig (RedRock, Cinevate, Letus, etc.) via 1/4 20 screw, 15mm rod or articulating arm
* All Z-Finder models snap on and off the EVF and can be used interchangeably between the camera screen or EVF screen
* Includes mini HDMI cable
Zacuto Z-Finder EVF 3.2” monitor has higher resolution than DSLR LCD screens. These screens have a resolution of 640×480 on a 3:2 aspect ratio screen. Therefore, you only effectively see the resolution at 640×360 in 16×9. The Zacuto Z-Finder EVF monitor resolution is a true 800×480 making the resolution 56% greater than the on-board DSLR camera screens. The Zacuto monitor also has a tighter dot pitch which also improves the quality, making you see a much tighter pixel pattern