Aputure V-Screen VS-1 FineHD On-Location 7" LCD Monitor

Aputure V-Screen VS-1 FineHD On-Location 7" LCD Monitor

Aputure V-Screen VS-1 FineHD On-Location 7" LCD Monitor

Aputure V-Screen VS-1 FineHD On-Location 7" LCD Monitor


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Product Highlights

  • 7" 1920 x 1200 LCD
  • HDMI, Component, Composite
  • Supports up to UHD 30 with Firmware 2.4
  • 450 Nit Brightness/1200:1 Contrast Ratio
  • 160/160° H/V Viewing Angle
  • Adjustable Safe Area Guides, Center Mark
  • Gray, Blue, Red, Green Monochrome
  • Dual Power Inputs
  • Built-In Battery Plate
  • Ball Mount & Sun Hood Included
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Aputure VS-1 overview

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The Aputure V-Screen VS-1 FineHD On-Location 7" LCD Monitor features a 7" LCD screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels, 450 cd/m2 brightness, and a 1200:1 contrast ratio for a crisp image. It features 160° horizontal and 160° vertical viewing angles. With HDMI, SD/HD component, and composite inputs, it can handle most video signals you throw at it including UHD 30, 25, and 24 fps with the firmware 2.4 update. Built-in display functions include aspect ratio selection, center marker, monochrome display in gray, red, green, or blue, and H/V flip.

The VS-1 FineHD features front panel mounted controls for power, input selection, and menu. You can display and adjust safe area guides as well as center marker, and the monitor's flexible power options allow for powering via the coax connector or optional Sony F970, F550, and NP-FM500H type batteries. It incorporates a 1/4"-20 threaded mounting hole, and includes a ball joint accessory shoe mount and removable sun hood.

Firmware 2.4
The downloadable firmware 2.4 provides improved functionality by allowing the monitor to support UHD at 30, 25, and 24 fps. If your monitor does not ship with firmware update 2.4 installed, you can download it yourself by visiting the Aputure website.
Using the 1/4"-20 threaded mounting hole on the bottom of the monitor, you can mount the monitor to your camera's accessory shoe using the included ball joint mount.
Flexible Battery System
Compatible with Sony NP-F and NP-FM/QM type batteries. With an optional power adapter, you can be powering the monitor while simultaneously charging an optional battery connected to the monitor.

Display Features

Safe Area Guides
The VS-1 FineHD includes the following selectable guides: 70/80/90%, as well as 1.33:1/1.66:1/1.85:1/2.35:1
In the Box
Aputure V-Screen VS-1 FineHD On-Location 7" LCD Monitor
  • HDMI Cable (Type A to Type C)
  • HDMI Cable (Type A to Type D)
  • Ball Joint Cold Shoe Mount
  • Folding Sunshade
  • Firmware Upgrade Cable
  • Power Cable
  • Cleaning Cloth
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Aputure VS-1 specs

    LCD Size 7.02"
    Resolution Native: 1920 x 1200
    Viewing Angle H/V: 160° / 160°
    Pixel Pitch 0.00310 x 0.00310" / 0.07875 x 0.07875 mm
    Input Signal Compatibility HDMI
    UHD 30/25/24 (requires firmware update 2.4)


    Brightness 450 cd/m2
    Contrast 1200:1
    Color Temperature User
    Input Connectors HDMI: 1 x HDMI
    YPbPr: 3 x BNC (1 x component input)
    Composite: 2 x RCA jack
    Mounting 1 x 1/4"-20 threaded mounting hole
    Audio Earphone Jack: 3.5 mm stereo jack
    Power Requirements 7 to 18 VDC
    ≤950 mA
    Power Consumption ≤7 W
    Power Connectors Battery: Sony F970/F550/NP-FM500H compatible
    Coax: Pin positive
    Temperature & Humidity Operating Temperature
    32 to 131°F / 0 to 55°C

    30 to 70%
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 7.2 x 5.4 x 0.9" / 18.2 x 13.8 x 2.3 cm
    Weight 13.4 oz / 380 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 8.6 x 6.7 x 4.1"

    Aputure VS-1 reviews

    V-Screen VS-1 FineHD On-Location 7" LCD Monitor is rated 3.7 out of 5 by 9.
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Problems with v2.4 Firmware regarding 4K Input Only issue is when I try to input a 4k signal from my GH4. The monitor has a hard time with it, giving me an incredible amount of artifacts and distortion, especially if the image is dark. Easy fix is to have the camera downconvert the HDMI ouput image from 4k to 1080p. We'll see if this ever gets fixed in a future firmware update, or if this monitor just doesn't have what it takes to handle 4k. Other than that, I would recommend this as a low cost 7 monitor!
    Date published: 2016-11-16
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Best monitor for the price I use it with my a6300 and it work perfectly. The only problem that happen to me is the usb cable broke when i was using my cam with the dji ronin-m.
    Date published: 2016-07-26
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best bang for Buck By the best monitor out there plainly because of the display resolution and brightness. if you want a hdmi monitor under $500 this is it! buy something more expensive only if you have money to blow and dont care about value. I own the Atomos Shogun 4k recorder/monitor and it has same resolution ( better colors of course and much more accurate )
    Date published: 2016-10-01
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from awesome monitor but one flaw I purchased this monitor about 6 month ago, its my first monitor ive bought, i use it on my dji ronin m with a sony a6500. its a good monitor for the price but for some reason after for about a month the battery connection started to get loose and when im filming, the monitor likes to turn off. This is very frustrating when im trying to get a shot that i might only have one chance to get. mabe get fixed this problem in the vs-2 model of this monitor or the problem with this monitor is a first.
    Date published: 2017-10-08
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from No Batteries Included! I am extremely disappointed! I just rec'd this monitor, opened the box - only to realize I did not have the battery pack. I would have gladly purchased if I was AWARE that I needed to buy. I can't give a full review since I can power up the stinkin monitor. I have a photoshoot in 2-days & very disappointed!
    Date published: 2016-07-27
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good resolution but glare on screen is harsh The resolution is very good on this monitor but be aware the the glare on the screen face is significant, especially outdoors and even with the hood attached. I'm going to try to add a non-glare film to the face and see if that solved the issue.
    Date published: 2017-01-01
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Beware of screen (glare) Only drawback is screen is very glarey. I'm going to try to apply a non-glare film.
    Date published: 2016-12-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice product. Nice product.......durable and good image.
    Date published: 2017-04-28
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