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Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders

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Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders

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  • Two Double Adapters Included

You Pay: $34.95

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The Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders includes two double adapters for securely mounting the sunhood onto the recorder.

UPC: 853815005261
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.8 x 4.6 x 0.9"
Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders
  • 2 x Double Adapters
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    AtomosSunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders
     
    3.9

    (based on 10 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (2)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (1)

    75%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Lightweight (8)
    • Compact (7)
    • Professional quality (6)
    • Easy to use (5)
    • Improves performance (4)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Independent films (4)
    • Outdoors (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Business owner (3), Professional artist (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Helps with direct sunlight!

    I use this product to get a bit of shade for my Ninja 2's monitor while doing filming out in the field on my C100 (using the Ninja to meet broadcast 50mbps...Read complete review

    I use this product to get a bit of shade for my Ninja 2's monitor while doing filming out in the field on my C100 (using the Ninja to meet broadcast 50mbps specs). Its very helpful while filming in sunlight as the Ninja's screen is hard/impossible to see in direct sunlight.

    Its a pretty simple design. I wish that they would of left the Atomos branding off so that it was a bit more discreet.

    The sun hood has part of the sides cut out so that it doesn't interfere with the inputs, drive slot and power button. This is a a great feature, but I wish they would have made the dye cuts uniform so that the sun hood could be used when the Ninja is mounted upside down. (The Ninja allows for the screen to be flipped in the internal menus to allow for multiple mounting configurations). With these cuts you cannot have the Ninja mounted upside down and use the sunhood properly.

    Perhaps Atomos could just throw one of these in when you buy one of their products. I can't imagine it cost more then $5-10 to produce.

    Overall? Buy it. It helps. Wish Atomos would develop a loupe for their recorders though...

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Disappointing and Overpriced

    The product was not well designed or built. The product fits poorly. The hole in the top does not line up with the screw hole on the Ninja. The two side panels are...Read complete review

    The product was not well designed or built. The product fits poorly. The hole in the top does not line up with the screw hole on the Ninja. The two side panels are not precisely cut. I basically took scissors to it and chopped it up and installed it with adhesive velcro scripts. I'm very surprised at Atoms. Their products other than this have always built with high quality and a keen eye for the professional user. This fails completely. With all the Ninjas out there there is a good opportunity for someone to make a better sunshade and make some money.

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    1.0

    Disappointing and Overpriced

    By Gerry

    from Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    About Me Film Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Poor Fit
    • poor quality

    Best Uses

      Comments about Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders:

      The product was not well designed or built. The product fits poorly. The hole in the top does not line up with the screw hole on the Ninja. The two side panels are not precisely cut. I basically took scissors to it and chopped it up and installed it with adhesive velcro scripts. I'm very surprised at Atoms. Their products other than this have always built with high quality and a keen eye for the professional user. This fails completely. With all the Ninjas out there there is a good opportunity for someone to make a better sunshade and make some money.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      2.0

      Functional but not ideal

      By CMP

      from Dallas

      About Me Professional Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Lacks Functionality
      • Limited Compatibility
      • Poor Design
      • Poor Performance

      Best Uses

      • Complex Projects
      • Independent Films

      Comments about Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders:

      I guess you could say this works perfectly fine as a sun hood but it almost doesn't seem compatible with our Ninja2. The sides of the hood cover up the power button and the HDMI input. For a product that prides itself on having a simple to use UI, those simple functions need to be easily accessible. You would think this was produced by someone other than Atomos. It's functional but you shouldn't have to workaround your sunshade, it should just work.

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      3.0

      Functional but annoying

      By Jsharpphoto

      from Texas

      Comments about Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders:

      It does its job. It blocks out sun. It's pretty pricy for what it does, but the construction quality seems good. The most frustrating part is how it mounts. Screwing into both the top and bottom mount is a pain. Because that means to add or remove it, you have to remove it from the articulated arm holding it. Annoying. I would either just leave it on all the time.

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      5.0

      Sunhood for Ninja 2

      By Gadgetman

      from Indian Head, MD

      About Me Business Owner, Videographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Highly Compatible
      • Lightweight
      • Professional Quality

      Cons

      • Pricey / Poor Value

      Best Uses

      • Light Spills
      • Outdoors

      Comments about Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders:

      Perfect device when shooting outdoors. Perfect when you have uncontrolled light coming at the screen

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Works as it should. good build

      By Dark Horse Productions

      from Ohio

      About Me Professional Artist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Improves Performance
      • Lightweight
      • Professional Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor

        Comments about Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders:

        Works to block out overhead sunlight. I like the build quality and the screws that hold it in place also have screw holes built in so you don't lose any functionality. You can still attach articulating arms and other accessories.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        sunhood

        By jchrist02

        from toronto canada

        Comments about Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders:

        Got my ninja 2 but then you need the sunhood to see the right exposure.

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        5.0

        Perfect fit.

        By filmrocks

        from New York

        About Me Business Owner, Professional Artist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact Design
        • Easy To Use
        • Highly Compatible
        • Improves Performance
        • Lightweight
        • Perfect fit
        • Professional Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Movies
          • Independent Films

          Comments about Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders:

          Works really well, easily folded--compact and portable.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          4.0

          Helps with direct sunlight!

          By MidwestJourno

          from Milwaukee, WI

          About Me Camerman, Producer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Lightweight
          • Professional Quality

          Cons

          • Poor Design
          • Pricey / Poor Value

          Best Uses

          • Independent Films
          • In the field
          • Run Gun

          Comments about Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders:

          I use this product to get a bit of shade for my Ninja 2's monitor while doing filming out in the field on my C100 (using the Ninja to meet broadcast 50mbps specs). Its very helpful while filming in sunlight as the Ninja's screen is hard/impossible to see in direct sunlight.

          Its a pretty simple design. I wish that they would of left the Atomos branding off so that it was a bit more discreet.

          The sun hood has part of the sides cut out so that it doesn't interfere with the inputs, drive slot and power button. This is a a great feature, but I wish they would have made the dye cuts uniform so that the sun hood could be used when the Ninja is mounted upside down. (The Ninja allows for the screen to be flipped in the internal menus to allow for multiple mounting configurations). With these cuts you cannot have the Ninja mounted upside down and use the sunhood properly.

          Perhaps Atomos could just throw one of these in when you buy one of their products. I can't imagine it cost more then $5-10 to produce.

          Overall? Buy it. It helps. Wish Atomos would develop a loupe for their recorders though...

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Share this review

           
          5.0

          Well Designed & Worth the Price

          By Jim at Wine Country Films

          from Santa Rosa, CA

          About Me Business Owner

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact Design
          • Easy To Use
          • Highly Compatible
          • Improves Performance
          • Lightweight
          • Professional Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Complex Projects
            • Home Movies
            • Independent Films
            • In The Studio

            Comments about Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders:

            It's a handy hood that's well designed and a must for outdoor shooting with the Ninja.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            Nice, but be careful!

            By ninpou_kobanashi

            from San Jose, CA

            About Me Hobbyist

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Easy To Use
            • Improves Performance
            • Lightweight
            • Professional Quality

            Cons

            • Limited Compatibility

            Best Uses

            • Outdoors

            Comments about Atomos Sunhood for Ninja 1 & 2 Recorders:

            The 2 screws to attach the shade are nice and can still be used in conjunction with a ball head [example: Manfrotto 492LCD Micro Ball Head] as they are tapped.

            The only complaint is that it is difficult to get my HDMI connector to plug in with the hood attached, as it can get in the way. You might have to buy cables that have a thinner head in order to be able to plug them in with the hood attached.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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