Zigview S2 Digital Viewfinder
Suitable for analog and digital SLRs from Canon, Fuji, Minolta, Nikon, Pentax, Samsung, Sigma and Sony.
Zigview has screen with live view and multiple release modes, e.g. for nature, animal and sports photography. Especially useful for photos taken over high obstacle or crowd, low angle position, macro and repro shots and for viewfinder control and shutter release from distant positions. Attaches to the eyepiece via dedicated adapters.
High-resolution 2.5" TFT LCD screen. Viewfinder screen moves up or down through 180° and from right to left through 315°. Screen can be separated from the sensor housing. Viewfinder image and camera release can now be controlled in remote positions up to 11.5 m (37.7 ft.) via transceiver cable (1.5 m included, extensions available as accessories). AV output for external monitor.
On-screen display. Setup menue for adjusting screen size, brightness, colour, video standard, camera wake-up time, AF and AE setting time, language and battery status. Three different sets of parameter values can be stored and loaded.
Screen image can be zoomed in for steps up to factor 2.0. Various style graphics supporting image composition can be overlaid in style mode.
Release modes comprise remote shooting (via release cable), long exposure shooting, interval and motion sensing shooting. Long exposures (bulb) shots can be done with pre-set exposure time or manually.
Simple interval shots: interval time (1 second to 24 hours) and number of shots (999,999 max.) can be selected individually.
Advanced interval shot: start method (instant/timer controlled), end method, total duration, bulb shot duration, wake-up time from standby, AE/AF setting time can be set additionally.
Motion sensing shots: brightness variations on the viewfinder image or in a section of the viewfinder image are taken as motion and are transposed into release operations. Motion sensing may cover the complete screen image or nine separate sectors. An individual threshold value indicating the amount of brightness variation can be set in each sector to shoot the camera.
All information with respect to the actually running operation are displayed on the screen. Five operating buttons. Button for remote release. On/off switch. Power supply by exchangeable battery pack, plug for mains adapter/charger, charging lamp.
Sensor: 270,000 pixel CCD
Screen: 2.5" TFT colour LED, 230,000 pixel
Video standard: PAL, NTSC
Battery: 3.6 V, 1,100 mAh, Li-ion, exchangeable
Operating time: approx. 2 hours at full charge
Mains adapter: 5V DC
Size: approx. 67 x 21 x 110 mm (2.6 x 0.8 x 4.3 in.)
Supplied with viewfinder adapter, 1.45 m (57 in.) transceiver cable, 1.5 m (59 in.) video cable, release cable, rechargeable battery, mains adapter/charger, pouch and manual.
Please note, that there are three versions of Zigview S2 depending on the type of camera it should be used with. Check the compatibility list for the version that suits your camera.