Alan Gordon Enterprises

Alan Gordon Enterprises Mark Vb Director's Viewfinder

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About this item

The Mark Vb Director's Viewfinder accurately defines choice of lenses, angles and coverage in a wide variety of formats for both film and video. It enables filmmakers to communicate their visions to each other quickly and with complete accuracy, allowing the time saved to be used on the art of filmmaking.

Manufactured by Alan Gordon Enterprises, the Mark Vb is the latest version of the Academy Award Winning Mark V and continues to be the choice of Film and Video makers worldwide. The Mark Vb has all the features of the Mark V plus new markings on the Aspect Ratio ring, making it easer to read for both film and video use.

Also eliminated was the 1/2" video window and it was replaced with the current video chip standard of 2/3" Film sizes and video formats are color-coded for quick reading.

What's Included With This Item

  • Alan Gordon Enterprises Mark Vb Director's Viewfinder
  • Snap-on Lens Cap
  • Neck Lanyard
  • Soft Case
  • Alan Gordon 90 Day Warranty

Key Features

  • 12:1 Zoom Ratio Ring
  • Smooth zooming from wide angle to telephoto. Focal lengths are viewed in windowslocated on the barrel of the viewfinder
  • The zoom range for the various formats is as follows:
  • 16mm film: 8.5-100mm
    Super 16 film: 10.5-125mm
    35mm film: 18-200mm
    35 Anamorphic film: 35-420mm
    2/3" video: 8.5-75mm
  • Adjustable Aspect Ratio Ring
  • You may adjust the viewfinder to the aspect ratio that is appropriate for you film or video application
  • Available aspect ratios are: 1.33:1 standard TV, 16x9 HDTV, 1.85:1 standard 35mmratio and 2.40:1 anamorphic wide screen, also known as Panavision or Cinemascope
  • 6 Glass Elements, Produces the sharpest image possible
  • Film sizes and video formats are color-coded for quick reading
  • Adjustable Focusing Ring & Rubber Eyecup
  • The eyepiece focusing ring can be adjusted to sharpen the image at any given setting, much like the viewfinder adjustment on your camera
  • The collapsed rubber eyecup prevents scratching your glasses
  • Optional Accessories available
  • Optional Wide angle attachment allows coverage as wide as 10mm for 35mm film. It produces a similar effect on other film sizes and video formats
  • Optional Belt holster case comes complete with belt loop and a velcro fastener cap. Black, heavy-duty, man-made material with padding.

Technical Specs

Front lens diameter: 2-1/4" (58mm)
Glass elements: 6 optical coated glass elements
Exterior finish: Black, anodized exterior finish with Chrome trim
Weight: 14.5 oz. ( 0.4 kg)
Length: 4-5/16" (125mm)
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