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Small HD 502 Sidefinder HD Viewfinder

Highest Resolution Electric Viewfinder with SDI/HDMI Connectivity
Part No: SHD-MON502SF

The Sidefinder is a fully featured HD viewfinder designed to be paired with the SmallHD 502 HD On-camera Monitor - a flip-out 1080p display. It’s the brilliant, natural union between the SmallHD 500 Series Monitor and a cleverly designed, patent-pending, EVF loupe. The Sidefinder gives shooters all the benefits of using a field monitor AND an EVF, without compromising speed, agility, or quality of the image. The Sidefinder represents the highest resolution EVF and the highest resolution 5-inch on-camera monitor in one device.

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Product Description


At its core, the Sidefinder is a 1920x1080 resolution on-camera monitor. The EVF loupe uses a 1366x768 portion of that display to create a crisp, clear image in a truly immersive environment. The Sidefinder’s pixel density prevents pixelization (you can’t see individual pixels) when magnified by the optics. In addition, the Sidefinder is equipped with a wide range adjustable diopter (-2 to +4) for a customized focus.


Customizable viewing experience.

Connect with your image. Share your vision.

Adjustable field of view

Create a personalized viewing experience by quickly adjusting the field-of-view on the Sidefinder EVF. Choose a wide field-of-view for greater immersion into your shot, or a narrow one to reduce eye strain. At the 40 degree default, the experience is like watching a 60-inch television from 6.8 feet away. 


High resolution 3D LUTs

Apply a 3D LUT to your image and share it with others on set using the flip-out 1080p display. Loading 3D LUTs of any format and any size is made easy with the Sidefinder’s SD card slot and intuitive user interface. The Sidefinder’s implementation of 3D LUTs is best-in-class, capable of displaying high resolution, 17-point 3D LUTs.


Universal mounting.

Affordable mounting solutions without sacrificing stability.

A universal viewfinder requires more than one acceptable mounting solution. The Sidefinder has the most robust list of EVF mounting options currently available. Using a carefully engineered, well-balanced bracket, the Sidefinder allows shooters to attach the viewfinder extremely close to the camera using all the popular mounting solutions (NATO rail, ARRI Rosette, 15mm Rod, and 1/4” 20 mounting holes).


Smarter design, effortless interaction.

Simple solutions for U and I.

By incorporating a joystick + back button, the Sidefinder provides the flexibility of a touch-screen display. High resolution scopes, customizable guides, and 3D LUTs are accessed effortlessly, without having to touch the screen.


The good, the bad, and the unparalleled.

Improving what you’ve seen B-4.

The Sidefinder isn’t SmallHD’s first compact, high resolution monitor/EVF viewfinder. The SmallHD DP4-EVF introduced this concept in 2012 and it has remained a user favorite. We’ve taken the best aspects of the DP4-EVF and added even more flexibility into the Sidefinder.


Sidefinder Improvements

  • Higher Resolution: 720p EVF/1080p LCD
  • Increased Signal Processing:  HDMI/SDI In and out + Cross Conversion
  • Customizable Viewing:  Adjustable Field-of-View, Adjustable Diopter
  • Advanced Software:  3D LUTs, Scopes, Waveform, Image Capture, and more...
  • Many Mounting Options:  Integrated EVF Mounting Bracket (NATO Rail, ARRI Rosette, 15mm Rod, 1/4” 20)
  • Added Durability:  Shock-Mounted Display + Circuit Board


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