Zacuto unveils Gratical HD finder

After two years of research and development, Zacuto has unveiled its Gratical HD electronic viewfinder (EVF). The EVF offers 5.4 million pixels and has a wide contrast range that delivers bright colours and true blacks. For more details, read the official press release below:

NEW Gratical HD Micro-OLED EVF from Zacuto

The Gratical HD Micro-OLED EVF is the new standard for electronic viewfinders. It took over two years of research and development from the Zacuto design team of Steve Weiss and Jens Bogehegn, as well as the collaboration of five high-tech electronics companies, to bring this product to life.

The Gratical HD uses a Zacuto designed Micro-OLED 0.61” diagonal display with 5.4 million pixels to provide a hugely expanded contrast range. With Micro-OLED screens, each pixel is lit individually so that when one is turned off there is true black. This makes for a wider contrast range and more vibrant colors for a vivid, enhanced picture.

“Our Gratical HD is first and foremost a focusing tool. That’s why contrast is so important. We weren’t going to settle for anything less than true blacks. You’ll be amazed with how sharp the image is.” - Jens Bogehegn, Director of Photography and Zacuto Product Designer

The Gratical HD is powered by a FPGA dual core processor that supports a whole host of professional features including HDMI and SDI with simultaneous cross-conversion, Vectorscope, Waveform (3D), Histogram, LUT import/export and more. The processing power of the Zacuto Gratical HD far surpasses all other EVF units on the market.

“I have a OLED viewfinder on my Sony F5 and it’s pretty good, so I was dubious about just how much of an improvement the Gratical HD would give me. But I was blown away when I put my eye up to it. Bright, sharp and just brilliant.” - Den Lennie, Filmmaker, F-Stop Academy

The Gratical HD is available for pre-order at a reduced price of $3,600 from these exclusive resellers.

The Gratical HD will start shipping in January 2015. At that time it will be available for purchase through Zacuto’s entire worldwide reseller network. Visit the Zacuto website to watch videos and discover more about this unique product from the design team at Zacuto.