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Hoodman Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens

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You Pay: $199.00
Product Highlights
  • HoodLoupe Optical Viewfinder for LCD
  • Diopter Adjustment: +/-3
  • 1:1 Magnification Ratio
  • HoodMAG 3.0 Eyecup
  • 3x Magnification
  • HCP Base Plate for Camera Mounting
  • Dual 1/4"-20 Tripod Sockets
  • Plate Made in the USA
  • Black Anodized Aluminum Construction
  • Hex Tool, Lanyard, Bag Included

The Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens from Hoodman affords you better visibility of your DSLR camera's LCD monitor during shooting and playback, and provides you with an adjustable mounting solution. By isolating the display from ambient light, the supplied HoodLoupe with German glass optics eliminates shadows and reflections. It offers full LCD coverage and 1:1 magnification. The included HoodMAG 3.0 is an eyecup for the HoodLoupe that offers 3x magnification.

Also supplied is the HCP CustomFinder Base Plate, which features a camera mounting screw and dual 1/4"-20 tripod sockets. Connected to it is an upright column that attaches to the HoodLoupe. The on-board hex tool enables horizontal and vertical adjustments. The horizontal quick-release bar attached to the upright column that supports the loupe can be easily moved in and out using the brass knob, allowing you to attach or remove the loupe from the assembly. The HCP base plate features anti-twist bars, a hand strap slot, and a camera sling strap attachment point. It is constructed in the USA from milled black anodized aluminum.

This kit includes:

Hoodman HoodLoupe Optical Viewfinder for 3.2" LCD Displays

Hoodman HoodMAG 3.0 3x Magnifying Eyecup for HoodLoupe 3

HCP Base Plate

Plate
Construction Anodized aluminum
Mounting 2x 1/4"-20 tripod sockets
Dimensions Overall HxWxD: 1.5 x 3.25 x 4.0-5.0" (3.8 x 8.3 x 10.2-12.7 cm)
Bracket Height: 3.0" (7.6 cm)
Weight 4.5 oz (127.6 g)
Hoodman Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens
  • HoodLoupe Optical Viewfinder for 3.2" LCD Displays
  • HoodMAG 3.0 3x Magnifying Eyecup for HoodLoupe 3
  • HCP Base Plate
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    HoodmanCustom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens
     
    4.1

    (based on 9 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

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    86%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (6)
    • Durable (4)
    • Compact (3)
    • Lightweight (3)

    Cons

    • Poor image quality (3)

    Best Uses

    • Video (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Pro photographer (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (8)

    Reviewed by 9 customers

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    3.0

    Usable

    By TV cameraman

    from San Diego, CA

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Poor Image Quality

    Best Uses

    • Video

    Comments about Hoodman Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens:

    I'm using this on my Nikon d7100. The build quality seems to be top notch. Its the optical quality that can be annoying. My copy has this weird blur around the edges and even in the center. I'm never really confident that I've nailed my focus. I also like how this creates another point of contact to help steady the camera.

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    • No

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    5.0

    The Best...!

    By Bill Mahon Photo

    from Sacramento, Ca.

    About Me Pro Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Great Picture Quality
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Video

      Comments about Hoodman Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens:

      Great product at a great price. Work Well.
      Bill Mahon Photo

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      • No

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      5.0

      How did I get along with out it

      By jimijam

      from Greentown, PA

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery
        • Sports/Action
        • Video
        • Weddings/Events

        Comments about Hoodman Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens:

        At 55 my eyesight is not getting better. The diopter on my Nikon viewfinder is at it's limit. With the hoodman I can view the LCD without putting on my glasses. I can actually check the photo. I wear it around my neck and use it on the go. With the mounting hardware which is excellent, I can use it for video or in the studio for portraits or stilllife.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Shut up and take my money

        By Ana Breton

        from NYC

        About Me Pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Sports/Action
          • Travel
          • Video

          Comments about Hoodman Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens:

          I've bought about 5 dinky other hoods that break apart & aren't worth it. Finally gave in and splurged with this thing. BEST. DECISION. EVER. It's amazing, and improves your shooting x 100. Just buy it. Why haven't you clicked BUY yet?

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          4.0

          Works Well if You Shoot at Eye Level

          By Marshall Arts Media

          from Dallas

          Comments about Hoodman Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens:

          This really helps if you are shooting video at eye level outdoors but if you need to shoot low or high angle you need to get a viewfinder. I find that it is a little difficult to tighten the loop when you slide it into place.

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          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Diopter needs an upgrade

          By Worzel Gummidge

          from Australia

          About Me Semi-Pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Small / Compact

          Cons

          • Poor Image Quality

          Best Uses

            Comments about Hoodman Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens:

            Well made body and bracket but could be better.The glass in the diopter couldhave been better as it has some kind of edge distoration which prevents the user from seeing the entire LCD display clear as lens glass should be, so I suspect cheap glass was used.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Perfect fit for Nikon D610

            By Gary Chief Cinematographer

            from Portland Or

            About Me Pro Photographer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use

            Cons

            • Eyepiece Rotates Diopter

            Best Uses

            • Video

            Comments about Hoodman Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens:

            Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" LCD on my Nikon D610 fits perfectly. Easy to install and the Finder can be removed quickly if needed. Excellent magnification of the entire LCD screen. It has a large range of diopter adjustment for any eye focus. The Hoodman Custom Finder Kit is a must for shooting video with any DSLR camera with a LCD display. The only reason I didn't rate it 5 stars is that the rubber eyepiece rotates with diopter adjustment.

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            • No

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            (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            not really useful for serious work

            By noviedoman

            from new jersey

            About Me Photo Enthusiast

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Poor Image Quality

              Best Uses

              • Video

              Comments about Hoodman Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens:

              tried on nikon d800, does not work as expected:
              when zoomed in, image is not really clear. there is problem when turning eyepiece adjust ring (rubber piece would rotate at same time, which is unwanted). It does not tilt. it is hard to hand hold the camera once this finder kit mounted.

              • Ease of Operation:
              • 1
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              • No

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Where Have You Been?

              By DK

              from Lenoir NC

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Good Audio Quality
              • Great Picture Quality

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Video

                Comments about Hoodman Custom Finder Kit for 3.2" Camera LCD Screens:

                This is the piece of gear i have been looking for and not at the 300 to 400 price range.....i will be purchasing another......finally i can use my camera as a video camera and a still camera..Thank You Hoodman..

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