For photographers who prefer composing their shots using an eye-level viewfinder, the new high-definition VF-4 viewfinder features a 2.36 million dot resolution, an impressive 1.48x magnification, eye sensor for automatic switching between the EVF and monitor and intuitive functionality that enable real-time viewing of any shooting situation.
Finder Type approx. 2.36M-dot Viewfinder magnification / Field of view Approx. 1.48x (-1m-1, 50mm lens, Infinity) / Approx. 100% Eye point Approx. 21mm (-1m-1, Distance from rear lens surface) Diopter adjustment range -4 ~ +2m-1 Eye Sensor Available* E-P5 Eye Sensor Available Weight 41.8g Dimension 1.12"（W）× 1.99"（H）×1.88（D) Compatible Body E-P5 (Compatible with eye sensor )
E-PL5, E-PM2, E-M5, E-PL3, E-PM1, E-P3 Firmware update required, Not compatible with eye sensor）
E-PL2, E-PL1, E-PL1s, E-P2, XZ-2 （Firmware update required, Not compatible with eye sensor, Image degradation on view finder.）
Specifications and design are subject to change without notice.
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Customer Reviews of the Electronic Viewfinder VF-4 (Black)
May 03, 2015
I have been using OLY cameras since the early 1970s. Was on a plane flight from NYC to Chicago and a seat mate asked to see the camera I was carrying-Leica III F red dial. After he saw my camera he asked if I wanted to see his new camera which was an OM-1!
I was so impressed with the camera size and the bright finder that I ordered one after the flight. From there on I have owned every OM SLR made and my fav was the OM-2s!!!!!!!!!!!!
In 2006 I sold all my OLY, Leica, Contax and Hassy cameras and bought an Oly E-500. To date This is my favorite camera-the sensor is anazing even though I own an OM-D E-M10, E-30, and an E-PM-2
very bright when used with E-PM2
very easy operation
makes picture taking with E=PM2 a joy esp in bright light when back screen may not be easy to use
April 18, 2015
Placed this on my XZ-2 and the view through it looks great. Really helps taking photos in bright sunshine and I couldn't live without it. Looks much better than other viewfinders I have seen on other camera brands. This is probably one of the very best out there. I had replaced a VF-2 that I had previously and this is much clearer and brighter. It's worth the upgrade.
April 04, 2015
The right tool for a job
I have an XZ-2, great camera, and the articulated screen is great. But sometimes a viewfinder delivers that needed precision. This does and then some. I am now considering other Olympus Cameras that will accept this unit. Sorta a Swiss Army Knife approach to a need.
March 24, 2015
Bought for my EP-5. Best Viewfinder for this camera eye sensor only works with this model. Almost as good as optical viewfinder.
January 11, 2015
TOP OF THE LINE
Expensive but worth it ! Using on E-PM2(firmware update needed) quite a remarkable piece of technology, A MUST HAVE piece of equipment. Viewfinder image is tack sharp with nice color rendition.
December 09, 2013
I received this as a gift (from the best girlfriend on the planet) and it is amazingly good, it's extremely sharp and quite bright, makes focusing a breeze. Currently using it on an E-PL5, and it is a great pair, I highly recommend the VF-4, it's not optical, but I think it's as close as you can get. Thanks ~C
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