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There were a lot of electronic viewfinders at this year’s NAB, some working and some still in the prototype stage. One common trait among the different manufacturer’s offerings was the price: most of them are targeting the $750 price point, give or take a few dollars. And while this may make sense for a $2-3k DSLR, what about for a $800 camera like Canon T3i? Redrock Micro’s microEVF, announced at last year’s NAB but yet to ship, is now aiming to cut the price of other EVFs in half. Of course, they announced the microEVF a year ago, so we’ll see when it ships… More »

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It’s hard to describe the sheer enormity of NAB — there are several halls of exhibitors (grouped loosely into categories like Acquisition, Post-Production, Delivery, etc.), and each hall is the size of an entire “normal” tradeshow. While I’ll have some wrap-up thoughts later in the week, now that it’s the final day of NAB I’ve finally figured out that, rather than talking about an individual manufacturer’s entire product lineup, I should group similar products from different companies together in one post and wrap them together with any analysis or firsthand experience I can provide. Up first: electronic viewfinders (EVFs), from Zacuto, Cineroid, SmallHD, LCDVF, and others. More »