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Vivitar 40.5mm Variable NDX Filter

BH #VIVNDX40.5 • MFR #VIV-VNDX-40.5
Vivitar
Vivitar 40.5mm Variable NDX Filter
Key Features
  • 0.3-3.0 Variable Neutral Density Filter
  • Increase Exposure Length by 1-10 Stops
  • Greater Control Over Exposure Settings
  • Optical Glass Construction
The Vivitar 40.5mm Variable NDX Filter is a solid variable neutral density filter providing a reduction in light by about 1 to 10 stops. The 0.3 to 3.0 (ND2-ND1000) density creates a darkening of the entire image, allowing you to photograph with a wider aperture or slower shutter speed than normally required. The degree of density is easily controlled by rotating the front filter ring, allowing you to previsualize the additional exposure length required. By slowing your exposure time or increasing your aperture, you are able to control depth of field and convey movement more easily. For easier, repeatable control over density settings, the front ring is also visually demarcated with dots that each represent one stop of neutral density.
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Vivitar VIV-VNDX-40.5 Overview

The Vivitar 40.5mm Variable NDX Filter is a solid variable neutral density filter providing a reduction in light by about 1 to 10 stops. The 0.3 to 3.0 (ND2-ND1000) density creates a darkening of the entire image, allowing you to photograph with a wider aperture or slower shutter speed than normally required. The degree of density is easily controlled by rotating the front filter ring, allowing you to previsualize the additional exposure length required. By slowing your exposure time or increasing your aperture, you are able to control depth of field and convey movement more easily. For easier, repeatable control over density settings, the front ring is also visually demarcated with dots that each represent one stop of neutral density.

Variable neutral density filter allows you to dial in differing amounts of density scene to scene.
0.3 to 3.0 ND filter darkens the image, allowing you to photograph with a longer shutter speed or wider aperture than normally required.
Providing a reduction in light by about 1 to 10 stops, this filter allows you to control depth of field and convey movement more easily.
UPC: 681066797662

Vivitar VIV-VNDX-40.5 Specs

Filter TypeVariable ND
Density0.3 (1-Stop) to 3.0 (10-Stop)
Circular Size40.5 mm Filter Thread
Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet40.5 mm
Filter MaterialGlass
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.105 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5 x 4.15 x 0.8"

Vivitar VIV-VNDX-40.5 Reviews

It's good!

By Haziq
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2018-09-07

Used it for my Sony A6300 kit lens, it does the job. juts that you cant go higher like 7 or 8 because you would get a vignette-ing on your picture/video. Plus, I love the fact it gives you a carrying case for this filter. good job.

loved it

By tt
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2016-01-13

very easy to use and very portable

Adequate but not great

By Grimbot
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2014-08-28

This variable neutral density filter is claimed to provide up to 10 stops of light reduction. In my experience you are lucky to get half of that. Filter works ok if you have a good volume of fast moving water, but using it for anything else is a problem. Unfortunately there is not much selection in this filter size so you're pretty much limited to this filter if you need a 40.5mm. If you have a larger and better quality quality variable neutral density filter using some step up rings is likely a better solution.

As advertised

By TTran
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2014-08-10

Cheapest way to slow down speed.

Worked well for my needs

By Kevin
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2014-08-04

I purchased this filter for my Sony Nex-5t mirrorless camera. I used this filter to slow the motion of the water at Ramona Falls Oregon last weekend and it worked well, but it did give the X pattern when I adjusted it to it's strongest settings. I didn't have any problem when I used it mid range. For my needs this filter worked out great.

Exolens filter

By Michael
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2017-08-28

I bought the filter for my Exolens on an iPhone 7 plus. The filter is too deep and creates vignetting. I bought subsequently a 40.5 to 46mm step up adapter and a 46mm ND filter. The adapter flares out enough to eliminate vignetting.

Great for the price

By Kevin K.
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2016-08-04

Does what it needs to do.

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question

does this 40.5mm variable ndx filter have screw threads on the outside to accommodate a metal screw-in lens hood?
Asked by: Chester
The Vivitar 40.5mm Variable NDX Filter has 40.5mm front threads.Note it might be tough to use a threaded lens cap. The filter rotates so you need to hold it just so it does not when you try to screw in the lens cap.
Answered by: Robert K.
Date published: 2018-08-28

question

Can I use this filter in a Sony E-Mount lens?
Asked by: Luis
Yes, I use it with the 16-50 kit lens and fits perfect
Answered by: Hugo A.
Date published: 2018-08-28
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