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Extend your DSLR Live View with Zigview S2 LIVE extender

Zigview S2 Live is a nifty digital camera accessory that functions as a remote control unit with an integrated viewfinder LCD monitor. Unlike the Zigview S2 - introduced at PMA 2007 - that captures the viewfinder image with a miniature camera, the new Zigview S2 Live takes its image from the AV port of the camera, so the camera has to have the Live View function. It is connected by a special cable with plugs for the cameras AV and remote release outlets. The 230K pixel LCD offers a variety of settings and can be rotated by 180°...

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All about the Zigview S2 LIVE view extenderZigview S2 Live is a new kind of camera accessory still lacking a catchy designation. It is basically a remote release with an integrated viewfinder monitor. One might even call it “Remote View” following “Live View”.

The Zigview S2 Live takes its image from the AV port of the camera, so the camera has to have the Live View function. It is connected by a special transceiver cable with plugs for the cameras AV and remote release outlets. Suitable extension cables, available as accessories, extend the range of the unit up to 100 m (110 yards).

The 230.000 pixel LCD offers a variety of settings. The image can be rotated by 180°, the brightness can be adjusted and the color rendition can be changed to Black & White. There is also a four-step zoom function and the possibility to overlay various style patterns. An external monitor can be connected.

In addition, Zigview S2 Live offers all the release features which are known from the digital viewfinder: interval shooting, bulb shooting with fixed or variable time and motion sensing.

Zigview S2 Live can currently be used with these cameras: Canon 450D, 40D, 1D MkIII, 1Ds MkIII, Nikon D3, D300, D700, D90, Sony Alpha 350, Alpha 300.

Zigview S2 Live is supplied with a rechargeable Li-Ion battery, AC adapter/charger, transceiver cable, video and release cable and protective cover. Extension cables of 5, 10, 20 and 50 m (16.4, 32.8, 65.6, 164 ft.) are available as accessories. There is also a separate camera head available on demand that can be adapted to the camera's viewfinder. This makes Zigview S2 Live also suitable for cameras without Live View.

Introduction of the original (non-LIVE version) Zigview S2 by Imaging-resource

Where to buy the Zigview S2 Live: www.intro2020.co.uk and www.kaiser-fototechnik.de

Additional information: All about the Zigview S2 LIVE view extender
December 12, 2008
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