Cineroid
User Manual
Model : EVF 4MHH
EVF 4MSS
EVF 4MHS
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Electronic View Finder
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Thank you for purchasing the Cineroid EVF.
The Cineroid EVF (hereafter referred to as“EVF”) is a view finder that can be mounted
on any video camera with a HDMI output signal. Please thoroughly read the user
manual for best operation and understanding of all of the functions of the EVF.
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Safety Precautions
Please observe the following safety precautions as they are meant for the
safe and proper use of the product to reduce the risk of accidents. Upon
reading the user manual, keep it in a safe and available place.
Test Before Operating
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It is recommended to test the EVF before operating. Check if the EVF can be turned on
once powered, and check if the information/menu is being properly displayed on the
LCD.
◎Do not use any batteries, power cord, or accessories that are not specified in this
document.
◎When using a power cord, be sure to plug it in completely. Do not handle power plugs
when your hands are wet. When unplugging the power cord, grasp the plug body
Copyrights and Prohibitions
or adapter instead of the cord.
The use of images of people, property, and places can without permission can be
prohibited by law. Please refer to your region’
s laws regarding copyrights.
◎Power cords that are scratched, heavily bent or twisted can potentially be hazardous and
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Canon and EOS are registered trademarks of Canon.
Nikon is a registered trademark of Nikon.
Sony is a registered trademark of Sony.
Lemo is a registered trademark of Lemo.
a source of electric shock and/or fire.
◎Do not insert foreign objects into the product’
s electric or cable components.
◎Do not place the power cord near sources of heat as this may melt or cause damage to
the cord potentially causing fire or electric shock.
◎Do not disassemble or modify the product. This may damage the product and cause
danger due to a malfunction.
◎Please keep the product out of reach of young children. Injuries may occur due to damage
Safety Precautions
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to the product.
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◎When using the product in an airplane or hospital setting, it is recommended to acquire
authorization first as signals or electro-magnetic waves from the product may cause other
equipment to malfunction.
◎Do not store the product in a dusty or humid environment as damage may occur.
◎When the product is mounted on a camera, do not lift or move the camera by grabbing
the product. This may cause damage to the product or the camera mount.
◎Do not clean the product with paint thinner, benzene, or other volatile solvents. This may
1. Do not face the eyecup directly into the sun as it may damage the LCD.
2. The shadow disk is installed on EVF at factory.
This shadow disk can be removed by disassembling eyecup from loupe.
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cause damage to the product and become a fire hazard.
◎This product is not waterproof. If the product is dropped in water, contact the service
center immediately.
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Table of Contents
Safety Precautions
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Components
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Parts
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Before Using the EVF
Detachable Optical Loupe
Installing the Battery
Connecting External Power
Powering On/Off
Adjusting the Diopter
Connecting a Video Cable
Connection an External Monitor
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Basic Features
Operating the Menu
Adjusting Color
Adjusting the Screen
Volume Control
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Setting User Controls
Custom Display Setting
Parameter save and restore
Factory reset
Product Specifications
Optional Products
MEMO
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Table of Contents
Shooting Features
Peaking
Anamorphic
Crop Guide
Over Scaling
Center Maker
Clip guide
False color
Firmware Upgrade
Screen Flip
Pixel to Pixel
Underscan
Monochrome
Custom Button Functions
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Components
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Parts
Please ensure all parts are present after opening the box.
Menu Buttons
1/4“ Screw mount
Power Switch
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External DC Power Input
A. LCD VF + Optical Loupe
External Speaker
B. HDMI Cable
(Only for EVF4MHH, EVF4MHS)
Eye Cup
Video In
Video Out
Feature Button
3.5φ Headphone Jack
3.5φ Control Jack
C. Mini Shoe Mount Adapter
D. Battery
E. Battery Charger
Diopter Adjuster
1/4”Screw Mount
Loupe Latch
F. Battery mount plate
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H. Cineroid EVF METAL
Carrying Case
3.2 inch LCD screen
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Before Using the EVF
Detachable Optical Loupe
Connecting External Power
1. The optical loupe attached to the EVF body can be flipped open 180 degrees or
detached completely.
2. To open the optical loupe, push the latch and flip upwards.
3. To completely detach the loupe from the body, simply slide the small latchs to the backward and lift up the loupe. To replace the loupe, slide the small latchs and place the
loupe back into place.
1. External power is supplied through the use of the PA03 adapter.
2. Proper voltage for external power is 6-17V.
3. Connect the external power cable of the PA03, as illustrated in the picture below.
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Before Using the EVF
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Powering On/Off
Installing the Battery
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1. Install the battery or connect external power.
2. Turn the power switch to the ON position.
3. If you have an external input, you will see the image displayed from that signal. If there is
no external input, you will see the default screen.
4. Turn the power switch to the OFF position to turn off.
ON
OFF
1. Attach the battery mount to the back of the body with the use of the two screws on
the mount.
2. Connect the cable on the battery mount to the body.
3. Attach the battery to the battery mount.
4. Be sure to fully charge the battery before installing.
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Before Using the EVF
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Before Using the EVF
Connecting an External Monitor
1. When viewing through the optical loupe, the user can adjust the diopter accordingly.
Turn on the EVF and verify the LCD image output.
2. Rotating the dial to the right will bring the eye cup towards you and rotating it to the left
will move the eye cup away from you.
3. Rotate the dial in either direction until the image becomes clear.
1. The EVF4 Metal model provides a video loop-through function. The image on the LCD
can be directly looped to an external monitor via a separate output cable.
2. Connect the input cable to the EVF video in.
3. Connect a separate cable from the EVF video out to an external monitor.
4. If there is no input signal into the EVF, then there will be no image to the external
monitor.
HDMI
BNC Cable
Connecting a Video Cable
1. First connect the HDMI/SDI cable to a camera, and then connect the other end into the
Video IN connection on the EVF.
2. Check whether the image on the LCD is correctly displaying the image on the camera. If
the image on the LCD is not displaying correctly, check the cable connections and/or
the camera to ensure all settings are correct.
HDMI
BNC Cable
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Adjusting the Diopter
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Basic Features
Basic Features
Operating the Menu
Adjusting Color
1. Access the setting and features by pressing the menu button on the left side of the EVF.
2. Press the M button to select the main menu. When not in the menu, you can adjust
the speaker volume by pressing the up and down arrow keys.
1. You can adjust the color of the LCD screen. Choose 1-100 for the color levels.
2. Press the M button for the main menu.
3. Select COLOR ADJUST and choose between Red, Green or Blue to adjust your colors.
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Exit
Video
Display
Filter
System
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Up
Video
Display
Filter
System
Custom
Exit
Color Adjust ▶ Exit
Screen Adjust ▶ Red Gain[1~100]
Red Offset[1~100]
Green Gain[1~100]
Green Offset[1~100]
Blue Gain[1~100]
Blue Offset[1~100]
Down
Menu
Exit
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Color Adjust Red Gain
3. Once the main menu is selected, press the up and down arrow keys to navigate
through the menu. The cursor is highlighted in red.
4. Move the cursor to the feature you want to select/change and press the M button
to access that feature.
5. Press the up and down arrow keys to change the value of the feature.
6. Move the cursor to Exit and press the M button to return to the previous menu.
7. To exit the main menu, Select Exit or press PA button. Exit
Video Display Filter System
Exit
Ver 2.0
Custom
Video
Display
Filter
System
Adjusting the Screen
Custom
Exit
Color Adjust ▶
Screen Adjust ▶
Exit
Color Adjust ▶
Screen Adjust ▶
Exit
Video
Display
Filter
System
Custom
Exit
Color Adjust ▶ Exit
Screen Adjust ▶ Red Gain[1~100]
Red Offset[1~100]
Green Gain[1~100]
Green Offset[1~100]
Blue Gain[1~100]
Blue Offset[1~100]
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1. You can adjust the LCD brightness, contrast, and sharpness. Choose between 1-100
for the brightness and contrast and 1-10 for the sharpness.
2. Press the M button for the main menu.
3. Select SCREEN ADJUST to choose among BRIGHTNESS, CONTRAST, and SHARPEN
to adjust your screen.
4. A preview window will appear on the lower right portion of the screen as you adjust
your screen.
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On or off Color Adjust
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Shooting Features
Volume Control
Peaking
1. The EVF has a built-in speaker on the left side of the body and a headphone jack on the
right side.
2. You can adjust the master volume by pressing the up and down arrows on the left side of
the EVF when not in the main menu screen. You can also adjust the master volume within
the menu. Press the M button for the main menu. Select VOLUME and adjust with the
arrow keys.
3. The speaker and headphone volumes can be adjusted independently. To do so, you must
adjust the volume within the menu.
4. Audio Level meter is displayed on screen if it is turned on.
1. The EVF provides the peaking feature in both the Red and Sharpness mode. The Red
mode displays in red and the Sharpness mode displays an outline in white.
2. To activate the peaking feature, simply press the PK button on the left side of the EVF
body. The peaking will show in the mode that is currently selected.
3. To change the peaking mode, press the M button for the main menu. Select PEAKING
from the menu and then select PEAKING MODE. Select Red or Sharp mode.
You can also adjust the peaking threshold by selecting PEAKING THRESHOLD
and adjusting accordingly. The threshold range is 1-5 with 5 being the highest.
4. The peaking feature works only with HDMI input. It does not work with Analog input.
3.5φ Headphone Jack
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PK
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F1
PK
Master Volume
F2
F1
Control
M
F2
Control
ZB
3.5φ Control Jack
Exit
Input Select
Color Adjust
Screen AdjustExit
Volume
Peaking Mode [R,S]
Peaking
Threshold [1~5]
Saturation(Zebra)
Under Scan
4:3 Guide Bar
Pixel to Pixel
Peaking Mode Set
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Peaking Red OFF
Peaking Red ON
Peaking Sharpness OFF
Peaking Sharpness ON
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Over Scaling
1. The screen size can be changed for anamorphic lens.
2. The screen size is set for each input resolution.
3. The position of center is adjustable at Offset menu.
1. The image can be stretched to 1.5 times.
2. The aspect ratio of image is not changed. Also, it is set for each resolution, 480p, 720p,
1080i.
3. Image can be moved to vertical or horizontal.
Crop guide
Center Marker
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1. The center of screen is marked with cross.
2. Color is white and it is changed to black if image is white.
The crop guide information is displayed on screen.
Ratio can be selected from 4:3, 1.85:1, 16:9, 2:1, 2.35:1, Custom.
The size of crop guide can be reduced at Reduce menu. Its range is 0.500~1.000.
Guide Line display is optional and transparent(Background) range is 0~8.
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Anamorphic
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Shooting Features
Clip guide
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Shooting Features
Firmware Upgrade
Firmware is upgradable by special cable.
Connect EVF and computer by cable.
Select On of Firmware Upgrade. The screen is changed to waiting message.
EVF starts firmware upgrade.
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Screen Flip
1. There are three Clip guide modes, Color and Zebra, both.
2. Zebra range is selectable among 3%, 5%, 8%, 11%. Also, Zebra mark has two types,
moving or fixed.
3. There is three kinds of threshould, High, Middle, Low.
1. You can flip the video image on the LCD screen 180 degrees vertically or horizontally
by activating the screen flip feature.
2. To flip the image horizontally, from the main menu select SCREEN FLIP then turn MIRROR
on.
3. To flip the image vertically, from the main menu select SCREEN FLIP then turn ROTATE on.
False color
Mirror OFF / Rotate OFF
Mirror ON
1. False color shows exposure rate with 6 kinds of colors.
2. There are two kinds of False color.
Rotate ON / Mirror ON
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Rotate ON
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Shooting Features
Pixel to pixel
Monochrome (B/W, Blue, Red, Green)
1. Enabling pixel to pixel eliminates the need for you to zoom in/out of your native video.
2. If the native video is larger than the LCD resolution then that creates a zooming effect.
Conversely, if the native video is smaller than the LCD resolution then that creates
a scale-down effect.
3. The pixel to pixel feature only maps the center of the video image.
1. You can view the image on the LCD in B/W by activating the monochrome feature.
The color mode is B/W, Blue, Red, Green.
2. To activate the monochrome feature, press the M button for the main menu, select
MONOCHROME and turn the feature on. You can also assign this feature to one of the
custom buttons, F1 or F2, in order to activate the feature immediately.
Pixel to Pixel OFF
Monochrome (B/W) OFF
Pixel to Pixel ON
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Monochrome (B/W) ON
Custom Button Functions
Underscan
1. You can view every corner of the image on the LCD by activating the underscan feature.
You can select the underscan feature from within the main menu or by custom setting the
F1 or F2 button.
2. When the underscan feature is activated, the entire image is slightly decreased in size
from the original.
1. The left side of the EVF body contains the buttons PK, F1, F2, ZB. The factory default for
these buttons are peaking (PK), Pixel to pixel (F1), False color 1 (F2), and Clip guide (ZB).
2. Each button can be customized to a particular feature by selecting CUSTOM SETUP on
the main menu.
3. Press the M button for the main menu then select CUSTOM SETUP.
4. Select one of the buttons (PK, F1, F2, ZB) you wish to customize. Select from one of the
features listed to assign that feature to the selected button.
5. Exit out of the menu.
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Underscan OFF
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Underscan ON
Control
PK
Peaking
Peaking
F1
Pixel
to pixel
Monochrom
F2
False
color 1
Underscan
ZB
Clip
Guide
Saturation
Initial functions
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Setting User Controls
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Product Specifications
Custom Display Settings
Size
You can select to view the current state of the battery usage, volume, etc. on the LCD.
Press the M button for the main menu and select OSD to view the options.
Select ON or OFF for each item you want to view or not view on the LCD.
The pixel to pixel display only appears when the feature is activated.
Resolution
Viewing angle
Display area
EVF4MHH
EVF4MSS
OSD
Pixel to Pixel ON
Peaking ON
Color
LCD
EVF4MHS
800 x 480
16.7M
H: 180 degrees, V: 180 degrees
69.6(H) x 41.76(V)mm
Input
HDMI
(480i/480p/576p/720p/1080i)
Video output
HDMI
(480i/480p/576p/720p/1080i)
Input
HD-SDI
(480i/576i/720p/1080i)
Video output
HD-SDI
(480i/576i/720p/1080i)
Input
HDMI
Video output
HD-SDI
Audio out
Parameter save and restore
1. The all parameters of function can be stored on bank0 or bank1. 2. The parameters can be restored from bank0 or bank1.
3. Factory is the initial parameter of factory.
3.2inch TFT LCD
Power
Phone Jack
Internal speaker
Battery
External
Operating Temperature
Storage Temperature
Power consumption
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(480i/480p/576p/720p/1080i)
(480i/576i/720p/1080i)
3.5φ Analog stereo
Mono Output
Small, Medium, Large
DC 6.0 ~ 17V by DC adapter(PA03)
-10℃ to 60℃
-20℃ to 70℃
3.5W(4hours with 2200mAH battery)
Factory reset
1. Powering on the EVF while pressing down the PK button will reset the EVF to its original
default settings.
2. Once the factory reset is complete, fully power off the EVF before powering on for further use.
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Optional Products
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Optional Products
○External power adapter
○HDMI Cable
Model
PA01 SET
(PA01+FCB043)
Plug form
Length
Power Adapter + DC plug with D-tap
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Power Adapter
PA03
Lemo 2pin plug with D-tap
FCB043
DC plug with D-tap for PA01
○Articulating Arm
Model
FCB044
Length
Form
Material
DC plug only for PA01
(6inch)
Metal
(10inch)
Metal
○Mini ball head
Model
Mini ball head MBH-P
Mini ball head MBH-M
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Weight
Form
Material
Reinforced plastic
Metal
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Form
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Model
Soft Eyecup Cover
For Cineroid EVF & others
119 x 86 x 8.5(mm)
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EVF Remote controller RM01
Trigger functions of EVF by wired
Functions are assigned in EVF menu
Shutter Trigger IR30 for Canon 5D and 7D
Trigger video recording of Canon 5D MKll or 7D
Can be used with RM01 or RM02
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