DHL delivered a nice box on Friday,just in time for the long Jubilee weekend. In that box was one of the long awaited Alphatron EVF-035W viewfinders. I had a play with a pre production unit at NAB and I was really very impressed. The EVF uses the same screen as the iPhone 4s and as a result it is higher resolution than the current Zacuto and Cineroid EVF’s. It has a full range of markers, focus aids and exposure aids. It’s is also very nicely built. I’m preparing a full review which should go online later in the week. In the mean time here are a few pictures of it on my F3 configured for ENG with a Canon 2/3″ B4 zoom lens via the MTF B4 adapter.
I’m using a GenusTech F3 top cheese plate with a home made viewfinder bracket to mount the EVF. With this mount I can slide the EVF forwards and back as well as side to side, yet unlike a noga arm it won’t sag or droop and the viewfinders horizon matches the cameras, so no wonky shots.
2 thoughts on “Alphatron EVF035 Electronic Viewfinder Review Coming!”
Looking forward to your review of what looks to be a great piece of kit. Would be particularly interested in seeing what universal mounting options there are to enable it to be used on other cameras. I would be looking to use it with anything that has an HD SDI out and an average viewfinder. Also what is the latitude for adjustment on the dioptre? I find that many viewfinders are quite limited so that for wearers of spectacles a replacement dioptre is needed, which are not always readily available.
I’ll be sure to look at the diopter adjustment. I’m getting a little Myopic so it’s important to me too.